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  • Governor McAuliffe repeals tax on hybrid vehicles

    Governor McAuliffe signed a bill Wednesday repealing the tax on hybrids. It was an idea that passed last year as part of the big transportation compromise, but it went nowhere fast.

  • NC governor demanding answers from Duke Energy about coal ash

    The company is under pressure to lay out plans for what it will do with coal ash at their 14 locations after a broken stormwater pipe sent contaminated water and coal ash into the Dan River.

  • Les Smith and Barbara Ciara

    Les and Barbara team up to take action, and get results

    The team you trust is back – and better than ever. Watch Les and Barbara team up – to take action and get results, every night on NewsChannel 3.

  • Drivers may see relief from monthly E-ZPass charges

    We have heard from many of you who use the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels about the tolls that started earlier this month. Lawmakers in Richmond heard you too. Now they’re about to put the brakes on at least part of the new fees.

  • McDonnell’s lawyers want federal indictment thrown out

    Former Governor Bob McDonnell’s lawyers are opening a new line of attack in their defense in federal court.

  • Domestic violence gun bill halted by Virginia General Assembly

    The Virginia General Assembly has put the brakes on a new bill aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of stalkers and spousal abusers. It’s an emotional issue that pits crime victims against supporters of gun rights.

  • Virginians against same-sex marriage are making their voices heard

    Virginians who support the ban on same-sex marriage are making sure their voices are heard. It’s a divisive issue, but they say swings in public opinion don’t change their traditional values.

  • Hampton Roads was once home to one of the real Monuments Men

    Monuments Men opens Friday and is based on an actual group of unsung heroes from World War II. It turns out, one of those heroes of the art world was a real-life treasure to those who knew him in Hampton Roads.

  • Local officials say our water is safe after NC coal ash spill

    Local officials are moving quickly to reassure us that our water is safe to drink after coal ash spilled into North Carolina's Dan River.

  • New commission could impose new tolls

    A house subcommittee unanimously approved the bill today and it’s expected to clear the General Assembly. The bill would make a commission of mayors and other lawmakers from Hampton Roads. They would be in charge of what projects are funded from the new regional tax. The bill’s sponsor, Suffolk Republican Chris Jones, says the new commission would prevent any type of private public partnership like the one that put tolls on the tunnels from ever happening again. But the bill […]

  • McDonnells’ request to delay Friday arraignment denied

    On Wednesday, a federal judge denied former Governor McDonnell’s request to delay Friday’s arraignment in U.S. District Court in Richmond. The charges are contained in a federal indictment.   Read the full McDonnell Indictment here A Ferrari, a Rolex watch, designer clothes were  the items the governor and his wife are accused of getting from star scientific CEO Johnnie Williams. But what did Williams  get in return? In other words, where’s the crime? “I did nothing illegal for Mr. Williams in exchange […]

  • Veteran and wife open their home to service members for Thanksgiving

    For sixteen years, retired Command Master Chief Mike Britt and his wife Nina have hosted men and women in the military at their home for Thanksgiving.


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