Posted: 06/28/2013 - Virginia Commonwealth University is receiving a $2.4 million grant to study ways to improve the academic performance of middle-school students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Updated: 06/28/2013 - Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the derecho storm. Many people in the Valley may remember the power wind sweeping through the area. The storm not only caused physical damage, but as meteorologist Aubrey Urbanowicz learned, a major weather event can take an emotional toll on kids and adults.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a former sailor's bid to clear his name in the high-profile "Norfolk Four" case.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - A section of a Civil War battlefield is expected to be added to a park in Chesterfield County.
Posted: 06/22/2013 - Many Washington-area school systems have environmental initiatives, but Loudoun County schools are standing out for how much energy they're saving.
Posted: 06/22/2013 - A prosecutor says police officers were justified in their fatal shooting of a Christiansburg man in April.
Posted: 06/18/2013 - The Michael J. Fox Foundation has awarded a $600,000 grant to a Virginia organization to help pay for a Parkinson's disease study.
Updated: 06/13/2013 - Transprint USA here in Harrisonburg, is the only place to do air dying which allows them to dye without water.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - George Orwell's book 1984 is flying off the shelves.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - The Better Business Bureau says this is the time when folks need to be careful when it comes to hiring companies to remove trees from their property.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - The first lawsuit challenging Virginia's new abortion clinic regulations has been filed.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - The Supreme Court says companies cannot patent human genes, a decision that could profoundly affect the medical and biotechnology industries.
Updated: 06/13/2013 - The Southern Baptist Convention tackled topics at its annual meeting this week that seemed to show a concern for a broadening array of social issues. Those included human trafficking and the country's high rate of incarceration.
Updated: 06/12/2013 - Chief Larry Shifflett said the department got a call about a fire on Smithland road at about 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - A federal drug plea has been postponed for a Philadelphia abortion provider already serving life in the deaths of three babies.