The pandemic disrupted college sports again Saturday, with Virginia and Virginia Tech postponing their Sept. 19 football opener because of COVID-19 issues at Virginia Tech. The schools said this was a mutual agreement. No makeup date was announced for the game that had been set for Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium. Virginia Tech also will not […]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A white Virginia state trooper yells an expletive-laden threat at a Black motorist who refuses to get out of his car during a traffic stop. Smiling for the driver’s cellphone camera, the trooper remarks, “Watch the show, folks,” then yanks the man out of his car by his neck. The video […]
Littlefield came up with another solution for the fall, inspired by students he saw sitting on beach chairs beneath an awning at a middle school, connecting to its WiFi in order to get their work done.
‘Dirt’: New Haven author releases autobiography, journey to Yale Law School from rural West Virginia
Author Mary Marantz joined News 8 Friday to talk about her new book, the story of her childhood growing up in very rural West Virginia with very little and persevering to eventually graduate from Yale Law School.
“I thought about, ‘What would parents need?’ and how would it also help up on our end,” Luckey said. The mother, with three of her own elementary school students in remote learning, transformed her cooking school for kids into a socially-distant virtual student care center.
A man accused of stealing a fire truck and breaking through the garage of a West Virginia fire department is in police custody.
ACCOMACK, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say four people are safe following a crash involving a U.S. Navy plane in Accomack County Monday. State police were alerted about the crash just before 4 p.m. Monday and found the wreckage of the aircraft near a rural intersection in Bloxom. Police did not say what type […]
An off-duty Virginia police officer has been charged in connection with a deadly January shooting.
North Carolina State’s season-opener at Virginia Tech was postponed Wednesday from Sept. 12 to Sept. 26 because of a cluster of COVID-19 cases among Wolfpack athletes. The Atlantic Coast Conference and the two schools announced the delay two days after N.C. State paused athletic activities. The school didn’t specify which programs were impacted by the […]
American Girl is honoring frontline workers with a line of new dolls, and a Virginia EMT is one of them, thanks to her 12-year-old niece.