Monday May 13
Soldier charged with sex crimes
A Fort Lee soldier has been charged with sex crimes in Spotsylvania County. Cpl. Phillip Steven Locker, 27, of Petersburg, has been charged with attempted indecent liberties, a Class 6 felony, and electronic solicitation, also a felony.
Wed May 08, 2013
House race gets heated
Solid battle lines have formed among Democrats in the race for the 63rd District House of Delegates seat.
Fri May 03, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Victim's family: Hazing must end
Dionne Williams, right, pauses while speaking about her son Jauwan M. Holmes Thursday evening.
Wed May 01, 2013
Petersburg could move to year-round schools
Petersburg schools could see big changes to summer vacation - the District may shift to a year-round schedule, an option up for discussion at Wednesday night's School Board meeting.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Library starts lending e-books
Readers can now get instant access to a number of free e-books as part of a new program added at the library.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
7 Identified as Internet Predators
Seven people have been indicted on various charges related to their actions on the internet aimed at who they believed were underage children in Spotsylvania County, Capt.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
4 Men Charged in Student Hazing Death
Four men have been charged after allegedly hazing two Virginia State University students by making them walk into the Appomattox River, resulting in the drowning death of at least one of the students.
Unity Ride for Sickle Cell Services & Resources
RICHMOND, VA. : Hundreds of bikes will take to the streets of Petersburg and Richmond on Saturday May 4 for the 5th annual Unity Ride to benefit The Sickle Cell Association of Richmond - OSCAR .
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Roadside memorial for Va. slaina
State police said Wednesday that concerns for the safety of passing motorists and people stopping at the memorial prompted the relocation of the memorial for Master Trooper Junius A. Walker.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
4 charged after Va. freshmen swept into river
A man named Terry Lee Goffee will sing about 'A Boy Named Sue' when he brings to life the story and... Eriq Benson is one of three men being charged in connection with a hazing that resulted in the drowning of a Virginia State University freshman.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Body found in Appomattox river believed to be one of two missing VSU students
Search and rescue crews believe they've found the body of one of the two students that went missing early Saturday morning while trying to cross the Appomattox River.
1 body found, river search to resume for other missing VSU student
Search team divers found one of their bodies Monday afternoon, about 400 yards from where the freshman were last spotted in the river.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Nearly half of Petersburg's bus lines could vanish within months
Six of Petersburg's 13 bus routes could disappear to improve efficiency and save taxpayer money, in a proposed revamp of the Petersburg Area Transit System.