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Gaston's Monster Sinkhole

The hole that swallowed cars and property 10 years ago. Click the pic

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HOLMBERG: The monster sinkhole from Gaston, 10 years later

RICHMOND, Va. — As far as Richmond is concerned, it was the mother of all sinkholes.

The corner of E. Grace Street and S. 31st Street just dropped like a plate falling in slow motion after tropical storm Gaston dumped 12-and-a-half inches on the River City ten years ago, on August 29, 2004. 1,546 more words


HOLMBERG: Historic testimony from Gov. Bob McDonnell, in the biggest campaign of his life

RICHMOND, Va. — In the midst of the soap opera at Richmond’s Federal Courthouse, it’s easy to forget the vast historic significance of this trial. 637 more words


HOLMBERG: It's a crime that we don't know who police shoot and how often

RICHMOND, Va. — We’ve been hearing a lot about racial injustice since an unarmed teen was shot to death in Missouri on August 9.

So just how often do white – or black – police officers shoot African-Americans in this country? 628 more words


HOLMBERG: Testimony seems to back up 'bimbo defense' in McDonnell corruption trial

RICHMOND, Va. — Yes, it’s a historic, first-ever corruption trial of a Virginia governor.

It’s also a national scandal that blew the high-flying political career of… 690 more words


HOLMBERG: Redskins defensive menu includes catfish and wings

RICHMOND, Va. — The Washington Redskins training camp has just started and already we’re learning some of defensive backfield strategy to spice up the season: 324 more words