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Virginia teacher arrested on charges of drinking, possessing alcohol on public school grounds Virginia teacher arrested on charges of drinking, possessing alcohol on public school grounds
ASHBURN, Va. - A Loudoun County teacher was arrested police say, after she was reportedly found possessing alcohol on public school grounds. Loudoun County Sheriff's office says they were called to Newton-Lee Elementary School in Ashburn for reports of a possible medical emergency involving a teacher at the school. Sheriffs say 41-year-old Teresa D. Folsom, of Leesburg, was charged with drin...
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Virginia Tech shows off ambitious campus plan Virginia Tech shows off ambitious campus plan
BLACKSBURG — Part of Virginia Tech’s master plan for the next three decades could include a 2.1-mile pathway called an “infinity loop” that would allow students and employees to walk around the entire campus almost unobstructed. Virginia Tech officials are also exploring the possibility of employing an autonomous shuttle to aid with travel on the path. “It’s a concept that needs to be vetted...
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Danville Official Says Tornado Caused $2.4M in Damage. Danville Official Says Tornado Caused $2.4M in Damage.
A Danville official says a tornado earlier this week caused $2.4 million of damage to the Virginia city. DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Danville official says a tornado earlier this week caused $2.4 million of damage to the Virginia city. The Register & Bee reports City Manager Ken Larking gave the estimate during a city council meeting Tuesday. Larking says the damage includes $800,000 to public i...
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Virginia Business Owner Must Pay Back $4M for Fraud Scheme. Virginia Business Owner Must Pay Back $4M for Fraud Scheme.
A Virginia business owner who spent business loans on personal expenses, including his rock band, will pay more than $4 million in restitution, in addition serving a 10-year federal prison sentence. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia business owner who spent business loans on personal expenses, including his rock band, will pay more than $4 million in restitution, in addition serving a 10-year...
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Virginia Man Charged in Twitter Threat on Congressman's Life. Virginia Man Charged in Twitter Threat on Congressman's Life.
A Virginia man accused of threatening online to kill U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte has been arrested. The Roanoke Times reports 38-year-old Christopher Michael McGowan was arrested Friday on a federal charge of transmitting a threat. According to an FBI case summary, the Republican representative's office reported a December tweet connected to McGowan saying he was a veteran who'd arrest Goodlatte...
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Nearly 30,000 Expected at Annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Nearly 30,000 Expected at Annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
The White House is opening the gates for its biggest social event of the year, Monday's annual Easter Egg Roll. In this April 17, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, blows a whistle to begin an Easter Egg Roll race on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington during the annual White House Eastern Egg Roll. The White House is opening the gates...
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Virginia GOP Leader Booted for Anti-Semitic Facebook Post. Virginia GOP Leader Booted for Anti-Semitic Facebook Post.
Virginia's Republican Party has kicked out a leader who posted a Facebook comment that indicated he would not vote for a Jewish candidate. FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Republican Party has kicked out a leader who posted a Facebook comment that indicated he would not vote for a Jewish candidate. The Washington Post reports that a state party spokesman said Monday that Fredy Burgos was voted o...
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UPDATE 2-U.S. arrests Iranian over alleged $115 mln sanctions evasion scheme. UPDATE 2-U.S. arrests Iranian over alleged $115 mln sanctions evasion scheme.
March 20 (Reuters) - An Iranian who chairs a Maltese bank has been arrested on U.S. charges that he participated in a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions and funnel more than $115 million paid under a Venezuelan construction contract through the U.S. financial system, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday. Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad, 38, was charged in a six-count indictment filed in federal court in Manh...
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Navy jet crashes off Key West, killing 2 crew members. Navy jet crashes off Key West, killing 2 crew members.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday off the coast of Key West, Florida, killing its two crew members. The F/A-18 Super Hornet was on approach to land at the naval air station around 4:30 p.m. EDT, and crashed into the water about a mile east of the runway. The pilot and weapons system officer ejected and were recovered, but U.S. Naval Air Forces reported late Wednesda...
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Virginia Speaker Calls for School Safety Recommendations. Virginia Speaker Calls for School Safety Recommendations.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is putting together a special committee to come up with recommendations to make schools safer in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. Cox, a Republican, announced Thursday the formation of a select committee to study emergency preparedness, security infrastructure, behavioral health resources and other areas related to...
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