The Sheriffs' departments in Goochland, Louisa, Hanover and Fluvanna and the Albemarle Police Department are investigating a rash of daytime home burglaries in rural areas that began about a month ago.
The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis points to the latest Census Bureau data indicating more Virginia families living below the poverty level as another barometer of the impact of high unemployment.
Researchers at VCU and the College of William and Mary, say that a valuable satellite-tracking shorebird survived a hurricane and several thousand miles of travel over open water, only to be shot by hunters on Guadaloupe. Charles Fishburne reports.
The staff at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the agency should immediately require operators to evaluate whether nuclear plants can withstand earthquakes and floods after events in Japan and Virginia.