The homicide rate spiked by an average of approximately 10 percent in 45 cities between the first quarters of 2021 and 2023.
The rate of U.S. deaths due to alcohol, drugs and suicide reached an all-time record in 2021, an increase of 11 percent, according to a new report.
A contractor digging on a residential building site in Fishersville on Tuesday morning found what appeared to be human remains.
Last week, two EF-1 tornados struck Lee and Scott counties in southwestern Virginia uprooting trees in its path. AN EF-3 tornado touched down in Virginia Beach on April 30.
The style of play that Tony Bennett prefers – slow tempo, tight defense, precision offense – has plenty of critics, inside the Virginia family and, of course, out.
An article in The Athletic casts doubt on Tony Bennett’s ability to adapt to the changing college basketball landscape, echoing thoughts I’ve had since the beginning of the silly season two months ago.
The latest on Jay Woolfolk looking ahead to the fall is that his teammates aren’t sure that he’ll be a member of the football program for the 2023 season.
A federal grand jury has charged a Charlottesville-based bodybuilding coach with the sexual exploitation of a minor, enticement of a minor, and possession of child pornography.
UVA Medical Center is on Newsweek’s list of America’s Top Maternity Hospitals for the fourth consecutive year.
Six Virginia newspapers, including The News Virginian in Waynesboro and The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, will switch to a three-day-a-week print schedule beginning on June 27.
The Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center has been illegally charging civil fees to pet owners whose animals end up at the shelter, one member of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors alleges.
Staunton City Council on Thursday approved the purchase of the former Big Lots shopping center on West Beverley Street on the city's West End, which the city intends to be the new home for the Staunton Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court.
On May 13, Stamp Out Hunger collected more than 90,000 pounds of donations from mailboxes for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank service area.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to accept an assignment of a contract for the $58 million purchase of 462 acres adjacent to Rivanna Station.
One of Virginia Tech’s most recognized buildings, War Memorial Hall, is undergoing a total interior renovation.
In 2023, there have been 160 bicycle-involved crashes on Virginia’s roads, resulting in the death of nine cyclists and 156 injuries.
Farmers and rural entrepreneurs may win a share of $30,000 through a challenge known as the “Bull Pen.”
For decades, efforts to restore a healthy Chesapeake Bay have operated under a relatively simple assumption.
Shenandoah National Park plans to implement a new permitting system for backcountry camping in 2024.
Lynchburg City Council has implemented a citywide curfew for all persons under the age of 18 beginning Friday, May 26, at 8 a.m.
A standard poodle named Tootsie is finally home with her owners after being diagnosed with a condition known as wobbler syndrome.
Virginia Democrats in the U.S. House are leading an effort to remove a provision in the proposed debt-ceiling compromise that would give the green light to the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline.
S.J. Resolution 11 would invoke the Congressional Review Act to repeal the EPA’s Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards rule.
At least two House Republicans from Virginia aren’t on board with the debt-ceiling compromise announced by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Biden on Saturday.
Target is pulling items from its Pride Month in-store displays because of threats from hardcore anti-LGBTQ people that the company felt was putting employees at risk.
The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on a resolution to end the pause on federal student loan payments and block President Joe Biden’s plan to provide debt relief.
One thing, maybe the only thing, you will see Democrats and Republicans in Washington agree on is that China is bad.
Automakers are taking steps to leave AM radio receivers from new cars, which, seems logical.
The expression on Ryan Blaney's face at the start/finish line was indeed priceless.
Tony Khan is working off the script that he wrote for himself heading into the launch of “Rampage,” treating the status of AEW star CM Punk for the June 17 debut of “Collision” as a state secret.
The AEW world title didn’t change hands at “Double or Nothing,” as expected, though the show did have one surprise, with Kris Statlander returning to defeat TBS champ Jade Cargill in an unannounced match.
Sydney “Sundance” Smith is the #4 contender for the Bare Knuckles Fighting Championship world strawweight title after her May 12 upset of then-#2 contender Andy Nguyen.
A pair of Waynesboro Generals alums – Denny Walling and Mike Lowell – are among the nine members of the 2023 Valley Baseball League Hall of Fame class.
Virginia lost two high-value transfers, Kadin Shedrick and Isaac Traudt, in the silly season, in addition to Armaan Franklin, a four-year player with a year of eligibility remaining, who decided to declare for the NBA Draft, despite not being on anyone’s draft radar.
Founded in 1965, a game called pickleball began to gain popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a mix of three sports.
I have something in common with Stephen Colbert. We both, at a young age, thinking ahead to trying to make it big on TV, decided that we weren’t going to have a Southern accent.
The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources is encouraging you and your family to try fishing with free fishing days June 2-4.
Augusta County author Elizabeth Massie will be honored June 17 with Lifetime Achievement Award from The Horror Writers Association.
The Charlottesville Pie Festival returns on Saturday, June 10, from noon to 3 p.m.
The Allegheny Mountain Institute Farm at Augusta Health is hosting an open house on Saturday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Harrisonburg’s community theater has announced an exciting rebrand from Valley Playhouse to Friendly City Players.
Summer is almost here and a labor shortage keeps employers looking to hire in the United States. WalletHub's report can help.
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