A federal grand jury in Raleigh met to examine the facts surrounding the coal ash spill from Duke Energy's defunct plant on the Dan River in Eden, North Carolina.
John Ogle began his career in broadcast journalism while still in high school. In nearly 50 years on the radio he has worked as a news anchor for the ABC, NBC, and Mutual networks and as News Director of radio stations in Richmond, Miami, Washington, and New York City. After ten years as News Director of WCXR, Alexandria, John returned to Richmond in 1993 and organized The Richmond Times Dispatch Broadcast News Service. In its 12 year history, the network’s programming was heard on 20 radio stations across Virginia. John retired from the Times Dispatch at the end of 2004 but is still heard daily as a freelance Correspondent on WCVE Public Radio and on the ABC Radio Network.
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There was a town hall meeting in Danville yesterday. The head of the Department of Environmental Quality, and other state officials, updated what's been going on to deal with the impact of last month's coal ash spill in the Dan River.
A Halifax man was sentenced to two years in prison on multiple charges. John Ogle reports.
The Mecklenburg Sheriff's Office is trying to find out who stole more than a hundred flower vases from the Crestview Memorial Park.
The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is now enrolling teams online from across the state for its 30th Annual Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevent Project. That's a three day teen leadership conference that happens in mid July at Longwood University.
Correspondent John Ogle has our report on a public campaign to raise $38 million to renovate VHS exhibit space and its well known Story of Virginia exhibits.
The 22nd Annual Richmond STEM Fair took place Saturday at Clover Hill High School, sponsored by the Math Science Innovation Center. Correspondent John Ogle was there.
No arrests have been made, but 24 cell phones have been seized from students at Bluestone Middle School in Mecklenburg County. By law, they’re being held at the Sheriff’s office because of images found on them by a school resource officer at the end of January.
As we reported yesterday, environmental agency testing of water from a third drain pipe at a closed power plant in North Carolina found that it met state requirements for source water discharges. Correspondent John Ogle has our follow up story.