The property where NFL player Michael Vick ran the dog fighting enterprise that sent him to prison is now in the hands of an organization that works for the benefit of abused dogs. John Ogle reports.
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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A Virginia State Police Sergeant was shot and wounded yesterday morning by a Franklin County deputy sheriff.
Henrico firefighters have moved into a brand new Station 8 on Patterson at Forest Avenue.
The Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies has been recognized by the Washington Post High School Challenge 2011 as one of the 24 top performing public schools in America. John Ogle has more.
In area business news, Richmond has added another Fortune 1,000 company headquarters. That brings the total to eleven, as we hear from John Ogle.
The William Byrd Community House will hold its Second Annual Byrd House Bash on Thursday evening from 5:30 to 8 o'clock.
A book by a University of Richmond Professor that takes a close look at today's women in war, has been nominated for a Library of Virginia People's Choice Award.
A team of 4th graders from Pocahontas Elementary School in Powhatan have won the Junior Division Championship of Future Problem Solvers. That's an international competition that involves hundreds of thousand of kids around the world who spend a year learning to solve problems related to topics of global significance.
Hopewell fire investigators continue to look into the cause of a Sunday night fire at a home in the 2200 block of Lynchburg Street.
With support from The National Endowment for the Humanities and The History Channel, students in Virginia are taking part in The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership's multi-media learning project.