Virginia high school students have constructed a spinning chair for NASA astronaut training.
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.
Articles by John Ogle
Benedictine College Preparatory School plans to move its cadets into the renovated Benedictine Abbey on River Road in Goochland.
A fourth arrest has been made in connection with the murder of Markee McKnight in Mecklenburg County.
On Saturday, armed with search warrants, Petersburg Police seized 2,500 packets of synthetic marijuana, known as “spice," at two locations, Gulf Express and an Exxon Station, both on South Crater Road. The stores were selling the stuff under the brand name “Head Stash.”
Governor Bob McDonnell will be the keynote speaker at the Commonwealth Memorial Day Ceremony at the Virginia War Memorial.
Police continue their investigation into a tragic shooting that happened around 10 yesterday morning in Crozet.
Construction is on schedule for the new Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center under construction behind the Science Museum in Richmond. The practice fields have sod and goal posts are already in place.
The Mayor of Boydton has asked Mecklenburg County supervisors to increase funding for the financially strapped county seat that lost nearly a quarter of a million dollars in revenue when the state's Department of Corrections closed a prison there.
The Town of Warsaw hopes to build a public playground. The town council has approved $15,000 to jump start a fund raising initiative.
Three arrests have been made in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old man in Mecklenburg County.