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  • Thursday January 08th, 2015 air_space_museum
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is looking back at how astronauts have ventured outside spacecraft over the past 50 years. The museum is opening a new exhibition Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the first spacewalks in 1965. The exhibit, “Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity,” features art, photography and artifacts flown in space, including spacesuits from the ...
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  • Thursday January 08th, 2015 jesse_matthew
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – A judge is scheduled to hear arguments about whether to allow still and video cameras inside the courtroom for the upcoming attempted murder trial of Jesse Matthew in Fairfax County. Matthew is also charged in Charlottesville with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, whose remains were found last year after an extensive search. In Fairfax, Matthew is charged in connection ...
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  • Wednesday January 07th, 2015 closings_delays
    Closings and delays for Thursday January 8 Schools Richmond County – 2 hour delay Northumberland County – 2 hour delay Westmoreland County – 2 hour delay          
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  • Wednesday January 07th, 2015 maureen mcdonnell
    By LARRY O’DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a judge for mercy for his wife, as well as himself, before being sentenced to two years in prison for public corruption. It was a much lighter sentence than prosecutors wanted. And legal experts say it likely foreshadows similar treatment for Maureen McDonnell when she’s sentenced next month for her ...
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  • Wednesday January 07th, 2015 heat_cold
    With this arc­tic blast, some tips to keep you, your fam­ily and pets safe… Bring pets inside. If you’re cold, they’re cold. If you can’t, make sure out­door ani­mals have ade­quate shel­ter, unfrozen water and food. Pre­pare at home with emer­gency sup­plies that include three days’ food and water, nec­es­sary med­ica­tions; blan­kets and warm cloth­ing, sup­plies for spe­cial mem­bers of your house­hold, and pet items. Dri­vers should keep ...
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  • Wednesday January 07th, 2015 amainnews
    The appli­cant for a pro­posed “School for Firearms Train­ing” in upper Mid­dle­sex County has now requested that the pub­lic hear­ing, that had been sched­uled for tonight, on a spe­cial excep­tion zon­ing request be post­poned until the March meet­ing of the Mid­dle­sex Board of Super­vi­sors. Ricky Abbott and Off Road Train­ing are the appli­cants, who through their attor­ney Mon­day after­noon, asked that the pub­lic hear­ing date ...
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  • Wednesday January 07th, 2015 Bob McDonnell,  Bobby McDonnell,
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a judge for mercy for his wife, as well as himself, before being sentenced to two years in prison for public corruption. Tuesday’s sentence was much lighter than what prosecutors wanted and likely foreshadows similar treatment for Maureen McDonnell when she is sentenced next month for her role in the bribery scandal, legal experts say. “Her circumstances ...
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