A month from today, Southern Sudan will become an independent nation. Virginia State University has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to help two universities there develop agriculture programs.
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
Two men have been sentenced to prison terms by a federal judge in Richmond for their part in a fake identification ring.
A former Petersburg High School basketball player is being held in the Rockbridge Regional Jail with two other men. All of them are charged with armed robbery.
Two Virginia Commonwealth University students in the School of Mass Communications have won an important award in a competition that included 130 schools from 21 countries.
Dinwiddie County experienced its first homicide since March of last year early Saturday morning.
A maintenance crew working along the Skyline Drive found a car driven off the road, killing the driver.
Deondray Maddox has been sentenced in Chesterfield Circuit Court to spend the rest of his life behind bars. John Ogle has the details.
A group of high school students will be traveling the James River from one end to the other. The James River Expedition will launch from Iron Gate, near Covington June 25.
People in some areas of Hopewell are being advised to boil their water. John Ogle has the story.
A Federal appeals court in Richmnd has refused to reconsider a decision some say threatens to cripple Virginia's historic tax credit programs.