Liberty University, five employees and a former student athlete are being sued by ex-LU football player Cameron Jackson, who alleges his Title IX rights were violated, he was defamed by the school and he was denied due process during an investigation into an alleged August 2015 sexual assault.

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Garden Day featured six private homes and gardens including The Villa, formerly known as "Villa Maria." The Georgian Revival mansion on Rivermont Avenue was built in 1911 and was bought in 2013 by Mark Christopher Little and E. Todd Leap. Despite on and off rain, visitors were able to tour t…

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AMHERST – A Lynchburg man was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for his role in a July 2016 shooting incident in Amherst County that injured a Madison Heights man.

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BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech’s Isaiah Ford and Bucky Hodges hope to hear their names called earlier rather than later in this week’s NFL draft. Hokies quarterback Jerod Evans, like this year’s draft hopefuls from the University of Virginia, just hope to hear their names called at all. Read more

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STERLING, Va. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after students at a Loudoun County school shared drinks possibly laced with a drug used to treat anxiety last week. Read more

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When Rick and Robin Loving moved from their home in Houston to a loft in downtown Lynchburg, they faced a dilemma familiar to those who have downsized. “What do you keep,” Rick says, “and what do you bring with you?” Read more

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Like he did during his campaign, which racked up big margins in Virginia's southwestern coal counties, President Donald Trump was effusive in his affection for miners last month during the signing ceremony for an executive order aimed at rolling back restrictions on coal-fired power plants. Read more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's main opposition party said Wednesday it would challenge the outcome of the country's April 16 referendum on expanding the president's powers at the European Court of Human Rights a day after a high court rejected its appeal. Read more

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