State Police say ten people were killed in Virginia traffic accidents over the Labor Day weekend. The victims ranged in age from 12 to 81 years old. Last year, nine were killed during the four-day reporting period. The fatal accidents this year were in Rockingham, Rockbridge, Chesterfield, Henry, King George and Prince George counties. State Police say alcohol was a factor in at least two cases. State troopers charged 109 drivers with DUI and almost 12,000 speeding tickets were handed out.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."