(Metro) Overweight crash test dummies are being built to reflect the fact more than a third of Americans are now obese.
Humanetics' CEO explains obese people are much more likely to die in a crash.
He says people who are fat around their midsection tend to be improperly positioned in a typical vehicle seat.
(Metro) The midterm elections are in just five days.
Democrats and Republicans are battling for control of the U.S. Senate.
The GOP needs to flip six seats in the Senate to regain control from Democrats.
Fierce battles are being fought in more than a dozen states, including North Carolina, New Hampshire and Colorado.
A handful of business owners met with the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Thursday to discuss ways to ease the economic impact of the Route 29 Solutions projects.
Actress Ashley Judd will be attending Virginia Film Festival for the premiere of her new film Big Stone Gap.
The Virginia men's basketball team hopes its spot in the ACC's preseason poll is the first step toward history repeating itself this season.
It's no secret what the Virginia defense will be up against Saturday afternoon at Georgia Tech.
Henry Coley didn't mince words Monday afternoon when asked about the Virginia football team's four losses this season.
Louisa County continues to climb the rankings, moving up one more spot in this week's Downtown Athletic Power Poll.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 teachers college students Wednesday for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, when investigators say police detained the students and handed them over to a drug gang.
Brazilian police have found the bodies of five men inside a car abandoned in one of the slums of Rio de Janeiro.
The outspoken new U.N.
The United States is condemning the latest violence to hit South Sudan, which the U.S. says is the fault of rebel fighters who launched attacks in and around an oil town.