In a joint effort the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service is gearing up for Virginia’s annual tornado drill.
On March 17th businesses, schools and colleges, families and individuals will practice what to do in the event of a tornado.
Almost 400,000 Virginians have registered to participate in the statewide drill.
12 tornadoes hit the commonwealth in 2014.
A gas company has capped a leak in a Charlottesville neighborhood.
CharlottesvilleFire Dept. responded to reports of a gas leak on Reeves St. and Hampton St. at 8:30 this morning.
It’s reported a contractor hit a gas line. Traffic was blocked off in the area until it was contained.
Witnesses of the Boston Marathon bombing two years ago will recount the explosions, screams and chaos today as testimony begins in the trial of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Dede Smith announced her run for reelection on Wednesday night. The current member of city council and vice mayor said she wants to work on safety, job training, helping renters become homeowners, and protection of Charlottesville's natural and historic resources.
Virginia used a strong fourth quarter to beat Harvard 13-9 in its home opener Tuesday.
The Virginia men's basketball team already wrapped up its second straight ACC regular-season championship this week. And it sounds like the Cavaliers could be on the verge of getting one of their star players back in time for next week's conference tournament.
Justin Anderson's return could come Saturday when the Virginia men's basketball team ends its regular season at Louisville. Or the junior guard may be back for next week's ACC tournament in Greensboro.
The night began with a scoring drought that put No. 2 Virginia in an early 11-point hole at Syracuse. It ended with a second straight ACC regular season title.
The U.S. ambassador to South Korea was slashed by a man screaming demands for Korean unification Thursday morning in Seoul, and was hospitalized with wounds to his face and wrist.
Australia has offered Indonesia a prison swap deal in a last-ditch bid to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers who have been transferred to an island prison where they are to be killed by firing squad within days.
Iran's official news agency says that special operatives have freed an Iranian diplomat abducted more than 19 months ago in Yemen.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Saudi Arabia seeking to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran as well as instability in Yemen and other nations.