In this Tuesday, May 27, 2014, photo, Heidi Conner, of West Dundee, Ill., describes how a 200 pound deer leapt from an overpass and landed on her minivan as she and her four children traveled along an Illinois interstate on Sunday, May 25. Conner says the accident totaled the van and caused minor injuries. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Rick West)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT

Deer leaps from overpass onto minivan

WEST DUNDEE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman is grateful her family is safe after a 200 pound deer leapt from an overpass, landing on t…

This undated handout photo provided by the Arlington County, Va. Police Department shows Jorge Torrez. (AP Photo/Arlington County, Va. Police Department)

Ex-Marine Torrez gets death sentence

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for the 2009 murder of a Navy sailor at a barracks in northern Vi…

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Live Music Friday: Ian Thornton

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Acoustic artist Ian Thornton is this week’s featured artist. His latest release is called “End Where You Begin.” Ch…

A US Navy Hovercraft from Assault Craft Unit 4 landed on the beach at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront the morning of May 30, 2014. (ReportIt/Micheal Macdonald)

Hovercraft lands on Oceanfront beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – This weekend, people will pack Virginia Beach for the Patriotic Festival. And while there are many planned even…

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Photos: Adventure park opens in VB

The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium is the perfect blend of fun and environmental education. It has 13 different rope trails and more th…