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Nine people have died in car crashes on Virginia's highways in the past week, and Virginia State Police say only one of those people was wearing a seat belt.
In 2015 652 lives were lost on VA highways compared to 633 at this time last year. Starting Wednesday, there will be an increase of troopers on the highways through Sunday night…. police are again participating in Operation Combined Accident Reduction Effort, or CARE.
2014 Thanksgiving travel troopers stopped more than 9,800 speeders and 2,300 reckless drivers, including citing more than 700 people for not buckling up.
There were also more than 200 citations for child safety seat violations and 91 drivers were arrested for DUI.
Drive smart and safe this holiday!
The Holiday Market is returning to downtown Charlottesville on East Water Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m..
Local vendors will be set up selling gifts, decorations, food and other crafts will available.
Items on site are all handmade, homegrown or home baked by local farmers artists and bakers.
Starting Nov. 28, the market will be held every Saturday, running through Dec. 19.
Virginia senior cornerback, Tra Nicholson, has had a roller coaster career in the Orange and Blue, but as it comes to an end he reflects on what it has meant to him.
Western Albemarle put a league-best seven players on the All-Jefferson District first team, including the offensive and defensive players of the year.
Malcolm Brogdon scored 23 points, and No. 12 Virginia beat Lehigh 80-54 on Wednesday night for its fourth consecutive victory.
The Virginia women's basketball team is currently 4-0 on the year, thanks in part to their offensive production. The Wahoos are averaging 76.5 points per game with four players averaging double figures.
Death sentences imposed on corrupt Vietnamese officials will now be commuted to life in prison if they pay back at least 75 percent of the illegal money they made.
Pope Francis is visiting a slum on Nairobi's northwestern edge to press his call for adequate and dignified housing for society's most marginal, especially in burgeoning megacities like the Kenyan capital.
The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa.
As Mariette Williams waited for her flight from South Florida to Haiti, she paced the departure lounge, folding and re-folding her ticket and clutching the handle of a bag sagging with gifts.