Closing arguments have been presented in a trial in federal court in Norfolk that is the first of its kind since the Civil War. Five Somali men are accused of piracy for what prosecutors called “a vicious attack” on the USS Nicholas off the coast of Africa in early April.
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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The Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission has announced it’s third annual Signature Conference. It will be held at Virginia Tech.
The Ordnance School’s new Vehicle Recover Training Center at Ft. Lee is now in use. It has the capacity to train more than 2,000 students a year.
Petersburg Police had to halt road and train traffic after a truck became wedged under a trestle.
The Henrico Board of Supervisors has, once again, chosen Supervisor Frank Thornton as its chairman for 2011.
The holiday season is here. Pet owners need to be aware of what that means for their animals.
The young Hopewell man accused of attempted first degree murder in a case involving a registered sex offender has been released.
Richmond County Supervisors are going over a memorandum from the County Administrator about funding for a new high school.
The Petersburg Police Department’s accident reconstruction team is investigating a fatal wreck early yesterday on South Sycamore near Ivy.
WCVE TV is presenting an enhanced version of Ken Burn’s The Civil War as the 150th Anniversary of the conflict draws near. This weekend, The Petersburg National Battlefield is offering a glimpse of Thanksgiving during the siege of the city in 1864.