FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Police in Fairfax County are asking for the public's help after finding a 20-year-old man on a ramp to Interstate 66 with life-threatening injuries. Police say the man was assaulted before being found on the ramp, and they are asking anyone who may have seen a vehicle or individuals stopped on the area around midnight.
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins defensive lineman Joe Joseph has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence in Virginia. Joe Louis Joseph Jr. was booked around 3 a.m. Monday in Loudoun County. He was arrested after the Redskins returned Sunday from Jacksonville following a 20-17 overtime win.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) The Virginia National Guard has rescued six people trapped by snow in the Eastern Shore area. The Guard says three people were trapped in a car for more than four hours in the Onanock area before they were rescued. An adult and two children stranded in the Cape Charles area Monday morning were also rescued.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia State Police say six people have been killed in traffic accidents on the state's highways during the Christmas holiday. Two crashes occurred on Christmas Day, including one that killed a driver and two passengers in Prince William County. Last year, 10 people were killed during the Christmas holiday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) A gay coal miner is suing a Massey Energy Co. subsidiary, charging that management didn't protect him from abusive co-workers. Miner Sam Hall claims he was subjected to verbal abuse and lewd gestures, and his car was vandalized at several Massey mines between 2005 and 2010.
DAYTON, Va. (AP) Dairy farmers in Rockingham County are preparing for a visit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA is directing Virginia and the other five states within the Chesapeake Bay's watershed to develop a pollution diet for the bay to limit agricultural, urban and suburban runoff.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Schools, government offices, courts and military facilities in Hampton Roads are closed because of a winter storm that hammered the area. Dominion Virginia Power says electricity has been restored to all but about 800 customers. At least 8,200 customers lost service during the storm.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) George Mason University is eagerly anticipating an upcoming change that will reclassify the college as a residential campus rather than a commuter campus. The "commuter campus" label has long irked the Fairfax university, which feels it obscures changes in recent years to develop a vibrant campus setting.
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