Israel released 30 Palestinian prisoners Tuesday on the fifth day of its temporary ceasefire with Hamas. Earlier Tuesday, Hamas released 12 hostages the group had been holding captive since Oct. 7. The exchange is part of an ongoing cease-fire between the warring sides.
Author: Christian Basnight
Dozens of Indian construction workers trapped inside a Himalayan road tunnel for over two weeks were rescued Tuesday morning. The rescue operation had hit repeated roadblocks, with officials trying multiple ways to reach the 41 stranded men in the northern state of Uttarakhand.
Classes resumed as scheduled at Christopher Newport University following an apparent shooting on campus early Tuesday morning. At approximately 3:20 a.m., university police reported they had both the suspect and the firearm in custody.
Rockbridge County High School was one of several schools in Virginia that received bomb threats on Tuesday.
The death toll from the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict has exceeded 1,800, with over 1,000 killed in Israel and at least 830 killed in Gaza.
A Virginia teen and her parents are suing Loudoun County Public Schools for allegedly covering up her assault in 2021.
A state commission tasked with investigating the 2019 mass shooting in Virginia Beach has called for numerous changes to how Virginia and its communities respond to mass shootings.
Lexington City Schools is facing backlash after banning a book that some parents think is sexually explicit, but that is not the only issue they have with the graphic novel.
A new Starbucks opened on Route 11 Friday and may cause trouble for local coffee businesses.
Rockbridge County High School is renovating its career center this fall while two new trade schools are under construction in Buena Vista.