VDOT contract worker killed when trucks crash — A Virginia Department of Transportation contract truck driver working to clear snowy roads has died after he was struck by another VDOT truck. [Washington Post / Associated Press]

Defendants from Woodbridge, Dumfries, Stafford get jail time after Ocean City, Md. beach brawl — Three friends from Northern Virginia will spend 30 days in jail on disorderly conduct and assault charges stemming from an out-of-control police situation on the beach last summer. [Delmarvanow.com]

College senior wants more VRE service – Senior Maxime Devilliers is attempting to establish a reliable and convenient form of transportation with Virginia’s mass transportation system, the Virginia Railway Express (VRE). [The Bullet]

Willy Wonka from Woodbridge: Va. chocolate-maker turns beans into bars – Rasmussen started Potomac Chocolate 3 1/2 years ago in his house. He sells his chocolate bars to 75 stores in the United States and a few in Canada and Europe. [The Middletown Press]