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Lexington man dies after authorities say his truck ran off side of road, hit a tree

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. - A Lexington man died in a fatal crash in Rockbridge County Tuesday afternoon, according to Virginia State Police. Authorities say a 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck was driving west on Route 60 when it ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree.


State Police: One dead after crash in Rockbridge County

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- State Police confirmed Tuesday evening that a man from Lexington was killed in a single vehicle crash in Rockbridge County. The crash happened just before 12:30 p.m. on Route 60 near Denmark Way.


What Virginia tax changes mean for your state income tax return

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- On a cold but sunny day at Twin Hickory Park, Shelece Nance plays with two of her boys ahead of a potentially snowy Wednesday, despite the fact she has some work to finish. Nance started her family's 2018 tax return but hasn't filed it yet. Local CPA's said that may be a good


Virginia Beach teen who shot police officer's pit bull sentenced to 6 years

A teen who shot and seriously injured a police officer's dog during a break-in at the officer's home was sentenced Tuesday to six years. Dashaun Robinson, who was 17 at the time, will spend much of that term in a juvenile detention facility where he's been held since his arrest more than a year ago.


Virginia school librarian charged after slapping 10-year-old girl

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Jasmine Webster says the outrage is still fresh after finding out a librarian at a Virginia elementary school slapped her 10-year-old daughter a few weeks ago.


Tractor-trailer hauling Teslas crashes on highway in Virginia

ROCKBRIDGE, Va. (WFXR/WNCN) - A car hauler carrying Tesla vehicles was involved in a wreck on Interstate 81 northbound in Augusta County. According to the Raphine Volunteer Fire Company, one car came off of the top of the hauler during the Friday crash at mile marker 210.


Presidents Day has a direct connection at Washington and Lee University

LEXINGTON, Va. (WDBJ7) You see the first president a lot on campus at Washington and Lee, but the most valuable George Washington item here is probably this little, paper book.


Teen driver flips stolen car during Virginia State Police pursuit

DUMFRIES, Va. — A Virginia teenager was arrested and charged with multiple crimes following a police pursuit that ended in a crash. De’Jon Kenney, 18, of Dumfries, was charged with grand larceny, hit-and-run, felony eluding police, misdemeanor eluding police, felony maiming , and possession of a fir


Virginia suspends 2 dentists for allegedly trading drugs for dental work

The licenses of two Virginia dentists were suspended by the Virginia Board of Dentistry for alleged drug infractions in exchange for dental work, WTKR reported. Gary Hartman and Arnold Joseph Berger, of Virginia Beach, were ordered to stop practicing dentistry, the television station reported. Hartm


Virginia's SNAP program adjusts release of March benefits

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Virginia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) clients will receive benefits on Friday, March 1, 2019. For the month of March only, SNAP will be suspending its usual staggered issuance and release benefits to all recipients.


Winter storm will be a wet one only for southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina

Our region will continue to remain snowless, even after another winter storm exits country along the Carolina coast on Wednesday. The storm system has been responsible for extremely hazardous weather to our west and is expected to dump lots of snow in the northeast. But here, forecasters are calling


Man dead in early morning Virginia Beach shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach Police are classifying a man's early morning shooting death as a homicide. Detectives were called to the Chartwell Apartments at 12:16 a.m. in the 6700 block of Chartwell Drive.


Owner of Virginia Beach Melting Pot didn’t pay minimum wage, overtime to employees, lawsuit says

The owner of Melting Pot’s Virginia Beach location did not pay employees minimum and overtime wages over a period of nearly two years, according to a lawsuit brought against the franchisee by the United States Department of Labor.


Burglars ram box truck into Virginia gun store

DANVILLE (WDBJ) - Guns Gears and Ammo has had attempted burglaries before, but the owner says he’s never seen anything like this. "Well they rammed the building four times with a box truck, which is beyond what most people think of as normal," said Josh Jennings.


Virginia Counselor Accused of Raping, Impregnating 2 Clients With Disabilities

A man whose job was to help adults with disabilities is accused of raping and impregnating two clients in Fairfax County, Virginia. In one case, the woman was unable to say who assaulted her. In the second case, the woman identified 60-year-old Bernard Betts-King as her attacker.


Virginia woman hid mother’s decomposing body under blankets, air fresheners: police

A Virginia woman hid her mother’s decomposing body inside their home for weeks, covering the corpse with dozens of blankets and surrounding it with air fresheners to mask the smell, authorities said.


First this Virginia officer made sure the girls were safe, then he laid down to play dolls with them

SOUTH HILL, Va. - Gotham has Batman. Metropolis has Superman. Wakanda has Black Panther. And South Hill, Virginia has C.B. Fleming. "They need someone who they feel is a superhero," Iesha Roper-Boswell said while standing outside her Mecklenburg Manor apartment.

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Police identify two men, 27 and 33, killed in Virginia Beach crash

A 27-year-old man from Chesapeake and a 33-year-old man from Norfolk were killed in a crash last week at the intersection of S. Military Highway and Indian River Road, according to police.


Amherst County authorities searching for man considered 'armed and dangerous'

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man they consider 'armed and dangerous.'. Deputies responded to Smile Gas at 5201 S. Amherst Highway at Madison Heights around 11:20 a.m. for an assault in progress.


Threat of winter weather places region basketball games in flux

Nearly a dozen region tournament basketball games could be pushed to later dates, school representatives said Monday, because of the threat of snow and ice Tuesday evening. Most area schools will make decisions Tuesday morning about whether their basketball teams will play in elimination games, whic