Prince George County Police Officer Shelly Crowder, who died in April in a swimming pool mishap, posthumously has received the Special Olympics' Distinguished Service Award.
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 Seasons of the Confederacy murals at the Virginia Historical Society are undergoing a million dollar cleaning.
A new organization, Rebuilding America's Middle Class, is concluding a two day convening session in Indianapolis. Virginia Community Colleges Chancellor Glen Dubois is moderating a panel this afternoon on education and politics.
Eddie Moore, Jr., President of St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville, says the school nearly has reached its goal to raise funds required to ensure reaffirmation of accreditation.
Petersburg Police continue their search for the man who held up the Bank of Southside on Thursday.
A Maggie Walker Governor's School sophomore has won a first place award at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the University of Richmond.
Chase City celebrated its 139th birthday this month with what organizers say will be an annual event leading up to the city's 150th.
A unique exhibit opens today at the Science Museum of Virginia. Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS and the Brain will be in Richmond through the 23rd of September.
Late yesterday afternoon, Farmville Police had a run-in with a man who had violated a domestic protective order. It ended with his death. John Ogle reports.