WASHINGTON – A skinny, long tree briefly blocked traffic in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 before Dumfries, Virginia, Thursday morning. Highway crews sawed through the tree to remove it in pieces just before lunchtime.…
WASHINGTON — Transportation safety has been generally improving across the board except in one area: general aviation. “We’re troubled that the general aviation safety trend has been flat for few years,” NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart told…
WASHINGTON – A volunteer paramedic was arrested Friday night after making inappropriate contact with an underage girl, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday. Timothy Ward, 31, of Sterling, Virginia was charged with indecent liberties with…
(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…
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…
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…
A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.
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.
A man in Dumfries, Virginia was arrested Monday after police investigating
a domestic violence call found two dead dogs.
The sexual assault trial of a former police officer has been postponed after a second victim came forward. Joseh Ruhren, 42, also used to own the popular JoJo\’s Ice Cream stand in Dumfries.
Police say thieves broke into 14 Woodbridge-area and Dumfries-area businesses last weekend, stealing cash from seven of them. Police have released surveillance video, in the hopes of identifying the burglars.
On Monday, the Virginia Department of Transportation will change the traffic
flow in the existing High Occupancy Vehicle lanes, cutting off northbound traffic
at 10 a.m.,
instead of 11 a.m., and opening southbound traffic at noon instead of 1 p.m.
Every summer, local drivers must contend with heavy beach traffic along Interstate 95 in Virginia. But this summer expect more frequent backups and delays as construction ramps up on the 95 Express Lanes.
After spending time serving their country, many
veterans face difficulty finding a job and
adjusting to normal life back at home. A new
social networking site aims to help connect
veterans with peers and employers.