Hot air balloon carrying three people hits utility wire, catches fire and crashes. (Credit: CBS News)

Coaches, Plot Remembered After Balloon Crash

The two University of Richmond basketball coaches killed in a hot-air balloon crash were a beloved long-time assistant who was part of one of the most revered moments in the program’s history, and a woman who was hardly out of college and always cheerful and willing to help.


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Virginia Mom Recounts Learning of Son’s Death

The mother of an 8-year-old boy who police say was killed during an assault on his sister says the attacker carried the bloodied girl home and blamed someone else.


Police say a 16-year-old boy killed an 8-year-old who was trying to protect his sister from the teen's assault. (Getty Images)

Teen Charged With Child’s Murder In Virginia

Police say a 16-year-old boy killed an 8-year-old who was trying to protect his sister from the teen’s assault.


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Va. Education Association Re-Elects President

Meg Gruber has been re-elected president of the Virginia Education Association.


Reenactors fire a cannon as they participate in a Civil War battle reenactment. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Burns at 2 Va. Civil War Sites Scheduled

Smoke rising from two areas of the Richmond National Battlefield Park over the next week will not be the work of overzealous Civil War re-enactors.


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Virginia Specialties on Display at Food and Beverage Expo

More than 140 exhibitors are set to show their wares at the Virginia Food and Beverage Expo.


Handcuffs (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Fugitive Busts Through Wall, Can’t Hide From Cops

A Richmond apartment’s thin walls allowed a fugitive to run, but he couldn’t hide from federal marshals.


File photo of a Burger King. (credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Women Claim They Received ‘B**** A** H***’ Receipt From Burger King

The “Home of the Whopper” was not particularly kind to two Richmond women.


Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Korean Ambassador Meets Virginia Politicians

RICHMOND, Va. — A debate between Japan and South Korea over what to call the body of water that separates the two countries is being played out in the Virginia Capitol. The South Korean ambassador […]


File photo of Girl Scouts selling cookies. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Pioneering Black Girl Scout Troop in Va. Honored

The first black Girl Scout troop in the South, which began meeting on the campus of Virginia Union University in 1932, is among five historic sites and people being recognized by the state.





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