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Amber Alert Called Off In Virginia- Boy Found Safe

Amber Alert Called Off In Virginia- Boy Found Safe

By Lindsay McCane July 15, 2014

An Amber Alert that was issued on Saturday, July 12 by the Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse was called off on Sunday after 15-year-old Dustin Wade Shaver was found safe. The alert was issued at 11:30 p.m. …

Virginia Stabbing: What Happened?

A stabbing incident occurred Friday morning at a Virginia naval base, resulting in the temporary lock-down of a naval medical facility. The violent confrontation took place at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, just outside the Navy Exchange. The exchange is …

Virginia DMV to Uber, Lyft: Cease Illegal Operations Virginia DMV to Uber, Lyft: Cease Illegal Operations

The state of Virginia is none too happy at on-demand car services Uber and Lyft operating, in its mind, outside the framework of its passenger carrier laws. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles has sent out two cease and desist …

Teen Murders Parents for 'Taking Away His iPod'

Here’s a chilling, sad, and ridiculous story out of Norfolk, Virginia. And otherwise well-balanced high school sophomore has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder after he beat and stabbed both of his parents to death. The reason? “I …

1805 Letter Penned by Thomas Jefferson Goes on Sale

A July 24, 1805 letter written by United States Founding Father and President Thomas Jefferson went on sale for $35,000 in Philadelphia. The Raab Collection is handling the transaction, after an anonymous private collector came forth with the one-page historical …

Cargo Ship Grounded In Virginia Due To Weather

A 751 ft barge was tossed about in the Chesapeake Bay like a bath toy, a testament to the ferocious power of Mother Nature. The cargo ship, known as the Ornak, had been anchored to the east of the Chesapeake …

Greta Van Susteren Spars with Candidate Dickinson Greta Van Susteren Spars with Candidate Dickinson

Greta Van Susteren invited Mike Dickinson, a man who claims to be running for congress, on her show for some verbal sparring. Even though Dickinson is a Democrat, he may not be on the Democratic ballot in November. The segment …

Serial Killer May Be On The Loose In Virginia Serial Killer May Be On The Loose In Virginia

Residents and officials in a Virginia town are fearing the worst after mysterious shooting deaths began to occur again after a decade, the most recent being last Thursday when a 59-year old woman was killed in her home. Police in …

Bob McDonnell, Former Gov. of Virginia, Indicted Bob McDonnell, Former Gov. of Virginia, Indicted

Bob McDonnell, the former Gov. of Virginia, has just been indicted for accepting loans and personal gifts from the CEO of Star Scientific, Jonnie Williams. His wife Maureen McDonnell was also indicted. According to the indictment, the McDonnells began accepting …

Court Orders Yelp To Identify Anonymous Reviewers Court Orders Yelp To Identify Anonymous Reviewers
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Once again, the subject of free speech with regard to Yelp reviews has been brought up in court. A new decision has proven controversial because if the court is wrong (which is very possible due to an apparent lack of …

Mother Defends Her 7-Year-Old's Ku Klux Klan Costume Mother Defends Her 7-Year-Old's Ku Klux Klan Costume
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Well, it’s that time again, Halloween is over, and we’re slowly seeing the after effects of post-holiday uploads like the 6:30AM Pizza Man walk of shame, and a Trayvon Martin costume. Usually, such costumes don’t have much reason tied behind …

Woman Rides Horse to Virginia DMV in Protest Woman Rides Horse to Virginia DMV in Protest

Richmond, Virginia area resident Ashlee Owens rode her horse, “Sassy,” to the Richmond, Virginia DMV on Wednesday, in protest of having her driver’s license suspended. Owens claimed she had sent her insurance information via email and snail mail, though the …

Norfolk Bomb Threat Gets FBI Involved On 9/11 Norfolk Bomb Threat Gets FBI Involved On 9/11

A bomb threat called in to Virginia State Police this morning had Norfolk residents on edge and Homeland Security and members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force on guard. The threat involved the Hampton Road Bridge area, prompting law …

Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building
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A small, two-seater plane crashed into a Virginia apartment building early this morning after the engine died, authorities say. 61-year old William Larson of Vienna and Tache L. Alejandro of Orlando were reportedly taking infrared photos when the plane began …

Powerball Jackpot Back To $40 Million Powerball Jackpot Back To $40 Million
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The Powerball jackpot is currently back at $40 million as a ticket in Virginia won the $217 prize in Wednesday’s drawing. The winning ticket was sold in Richmond, and represented the biggest single prize won since the record $588 million …

Wikipedia Moves To Ashburn, Virginia Wikipedia Moves To Ashburn, Virginia

The Wikimedia Foundation announced today that it is transitioning its main technical operations from a data center in Tampa to one in Ashburn, Virginia, in move it says will improve the technical performance and reliability for all its sites, including …

Yelp Reviews Are Free Speech Until Proven Defamatory Yelp Reviews Are Free Speech Until Proven Defamatory
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Last month, in a case of free speech vs. business reputation, a Virginia judge ordered Yelp (and Angie’s List) user Jane Perez to change negative reviews on the sites, which cast a contractor as a thief. The contractor, Christopher Dietz …