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A judge has ordered a man charged with killing a Virginia State Police trooper to undergo an evaluation. The evaluation is to determine whether 28-year-old Russell E. Brown III was sane when Master Trooper Junius A. Walker was fatally shot on Interstate...
The General Assembly took a few minutes at the start of its one-day reconvened session to honor a slain state trooper and his family. Master Trooper Junius A. Walker's wife Betty dabbed tears from the corners of her eyes during a tribute in the state...
Updated March 9: Funeral arrangements have been made for Master Trooper J.A. Walker. His wake will be held on Monday, March 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, March 12 at 11:00 a.m. Both services will be at Good Shepherd...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
The newly opened distribution center in Virginia for Amazon.com is celebrating the shipping of its first package -- a 5-quart Crock-Pot slow cooker sent to a Michigan customer. The online retailer says the shipment took place late Wednesday at the...
Intern ReporterPeople from all over Virginia are in the Lynchburg area this week, spreading a message about their religion. Hundreds of volunteers ranging from toddlers to senior citizens are working on different projects through the Missions Connection Celebration...
FARMVILLE, Va. (WTVR) – Officials at a Central Virginia jail discovered Friday morning that career criminal was accidentally released last week. As a result, the U.S. Marshals Service is hunting for Carter Tillery, a man they consider armed and...
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Online retailer Amazon.com will open two fulfillment centers in Virginia, creating 1,350 jobs. Governor Bob McDonnell made the announcement in Richmond Thursday morning. The company will open two fulfillment centers: One in Chesterfield County that will...
Governor Bob McDonnell says the damage and danger from Hurricane Irene will get worse through Saturday night because storm surge will be worse than expected and will hit at high tide. The hurricane force winds and storm surge will continue for the next...
Teachers whose students do really well in the classroom will be getting some extra cash. Governor McDonnell is launching a performance-pay pilot program. It rewards teachers in hard to staff schools based on student growth and other performance...
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