RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police will boost road patrols over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Increased patrols begin Friday and continue through Monday night. It's part of the annual Operation CARE national traffic-enforcement effort.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted the owner, operator and chief engineer of a Maltese-flagged coal ship that has been detained in Virginia since April over alleged environmental violations. The charges include conspiracy, falsification of records and obstruction of justice.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Police say the death of a 22-year-old Alexandria man who was shot in a confrontation with an off-duty sheriff's deputy has been ruled a homicide. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Julian Dawkins' death early Tuesday as a homicide caused by a gunshot wound. Off-duty Arlington County deputy sheriff Craig Patterson has been placed on administrative leave. No charges have been filed.
TON, Va. (AP) - Virginia is likely to take control of 300 acres of the 565-acre site around Fort Monroe by the end of the month. The state had wanted all the land to revert to Virginia, but the Army wants to keep a large portion that includes a marina and other property.
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