The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the resignation of State Senator Phillip Puckett. There are claims that Puckett resigned after allegedly being offered a job on the state tobacco commission. He’s also said to have quit to remove opposition to his daughter being appointed a judge in southwestern Virginia. Sources tell the Richmond Times-Dispatch the FBI has been conducting interviews with elected officials familiar with the situation.
The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning that's effective at 9 p.m.
State Police are investigating a Saturday confrontation between a now-deceased 19-year-old and a Buckingham County deputy sheriff.
The UVA men's basketball team suffers a gut-wrenching loss to Duke for the second year in a row.
The UVA men's lacrosse team lost to the visiting Loyola Greyhounds 11-4 in the season-opener for both squads.