• Authorities say 2 women found dead in Chesapeake were shot

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say two women found dead in their home in Chesapeake were both shot. The Virginian-Pilot ( ) says the Medical Examiner’s Office determined the 57-year-old Denise Perdue died of a…

  • Indianapolis VA Hospital Under Fire for Email Making Fun of Veterans

    (INDIANAPOLIS) — The Department of Veterans Affairs took another hit Monday as news surfaced that an email had been circulated to staffers at an Indianapolis VA hospital making fun of the mental health problems suffered…

  • 2 Coast Guard officers shot at condo complex were married

    BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — Two Coast Guard petty officers shot at a condominium complex, one of them fatally, were married, the Coast Guard said. Lisa Trubnikova was killed in Thursday’s shooting in Bourne, an hour’s…

  • Man shot by Chesapeake police in exchange of gunfire dies

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Chesapeake police say a man shot by officers in an exchange of gunfire has died. Police spokesman Ravi Sheth tells media outlets that the officers shot 34-year-old Mario Jordan of Virginia…

  • Fight over Redskins ends in death, fiancée says

    WASHINGTON — A fight in a Chesapeake, Virginia, eatery that left one man dead Dec. 28 reportedly started over the Redskins-Cowboys game, according to the victim’s fiancée. Ronnie Cisko, 36, of Chesapeake is charged with…

  • Martinsville had highest jobless rate in November

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in November. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. That’s down from 10.1…

  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • German company to open facility in Chesapeake

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance says a German company will invest in a manufacturing facility in Chesapeake, creating ten jobs. The alliance says Becker Hydraulics of Herdorf, Germany will invest…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    home makeover.

  • Police ID 2nd person of interest in Lyon sisters investigation

    Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

  • Va. man dies in paragliding accident

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man has died in a paragliding accident south of Chesapeake. Media outlets report 27-year-old Jeff Toll of Virginia Beach was piloting the paraglider when it struck…

  • Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

    On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye
    Creason decided to trim back the
    azaleas in front of her family\’s Annandale home before running an errand.

    It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason.

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  • Va. defense contractor sentenced for bribery

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Chesapeake defense contractor will spend four years in prison for paying bribes to public officials. According to court documents, 50-year-old Roderic Smith and a business partner paid cash bribes to…

  • Virginia man accused of stealing water service

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been accused of stealing water service and rigging a pipe that shocked an employee trying to turn it off. Media outlets report 23-year-old John J. Cirillo of…