Virginia governor issues drought watch for entire state

Worsening dry conditions affecting Virginia have prompted Gov. Ralph Northam to place the state under a drought watch.

Saturday, October 12th 2019, 12:09 PM EDT

Challenge to Virginia marriage license application continues

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a legal challenge by a group objecting to a requirement that race be listed on Virginia marriage license applications.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 8:04 PM EDT

Fairfax teacher arrested at the border on child sex charges

A middle school teacher from northern Virginia has been arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border after being charged with having sexual relations with a minor.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 4:52 PM EDT

Mountain Valley, Virginia settle environmental lawsuit

The company building the Mountain Valley Pipeline has agreed to pay over $2 million and submit to enhanced monitoring to settle a lawsuit brought by Virginia officials that alleged repeated environmental violations.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT

Virginia man pleads guilty to killing his wife's lover

A Virginia man who police say fatally shot his wife's lover has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 8:15 AM EDT

Regulators target immigration bonds company Nexus

Virginia is threatening to shut down a company that touts its record of reuniting immigrant families, accusing it of running an unlicensed insurance business.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 7:55 AM EDT

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Friday, October 11th 2019, 5:59 AM EDT

Virginia school to add nursing students amid state shortage

A Virginia university is planning to add new slots to its nursing program as the state struggles with a shortage of nurses.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 4:43 AM EDT

Virginia Women's Monument being unveiled at state Capitol

A new monument honoring the contributions of influential Virginia women is set to be officially unveiled on the state Capitol grounds.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 4:31 AM EDT

Elizabeth Warren to hold town hall in Virginia

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will hold a town hall in Virginia next week.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 4:31 AM EDT

Blue Bell recalls ice cream that may contain plastic bits

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Blue Bell Creameries is recalling a batch of ice cream made at an Alabama plant over concerns it may contain pieces of plastic.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 3:47 AM EDT

Driver gets prison for crash that killed Virginia woman

A Virginia man has been sentenced to eight months in prison for causing a fatal crash while texting and driving.

Friday, October 11th 2019, 1:43 AM EDT

Hacker sent to jail for refusing to testify to grand jury

A convicted hacker who's already serving a 10-year prison sentence for breaking into computer systems of security firms and law-enforcement agencies is now serving additional time for refusing to testify to a federal...

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 3:03 PM EDT

The Latest: Documents say US lawmaker's Ukraine help sought

The Latest on the arrest of two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani (all times local):

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 11:10 AM EDT

Police: Misinterpreted video game reference cleared theater

Police in northern Virginia have concluded that the evacuation of a shopping mall last month happened because a child shouted a misinterpreted video game reference inside a movie theater.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 10:26 AM EDT

The Latest: New report shows US 'flash drought' more intense

The Latest on the drought in the southern United States (all times local):

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 9:26 AM EDT

Virginia gov says he's restored civil rights to 22K felons

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he has restored voting and other civil rights to more than 22,000 felons who have completed their sentences since taking office last year.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 4:54 AM EDT

Virginia county without any hospital may get 1 next year

A health care system official says work is under way to reopen a southwest Virginia county's only hospital.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 4:42 AM EDT

Queen Latifah to host Women's Achieve Summit in Virginia

Queen Latifah will host the Women's Achieve Summit next week in Richmond, Virginia.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 4:34 AM EDT

Virginia Tech gets 1K more freshmen than planned for fall

Virginia Tech has welcomed its largest ever freshman class, which officials have said would strain the surrounding town.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 1:42 AM EDT

'Flash drought' brings dust and dread to southern farmers

Across a vast expanse of the South spanning from Texas to Maryland, there are growing concerns for the cattle, cotton and corn amid a worsening drought that has been fueled this past summer by record hot temperatures.

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 1:10 AM EDT

Virginia bitcoin mining operation told to liquidate assets

A bitcoin mining operation that filed for bankruptcy one year after receiving nearly $500,000 from the city of Virginia Beach has been ordered to liquidate its assets.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 7:18 PM EDT

Many safety proposals from Virginia Tech panel are in use

A review into a panel's safety recommendations after the Virginia Tech mass shooting shows the state has implemented a majority of the proposals.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 2:57 PM EDT

Virginia legislative elections provide warmup for 2020

Virginia's legislative elections are the marquee warmup for the 2020 election cycle as both parties and their deep-pocketed allies look to refine their messages, fundraising and ground game.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 10:21 AM EDT

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Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 6:00 AM EDT

Virginia capital's state-low graduation rate drops again

New data show the capital of Virginia's already state-low high school graduation rate has fallen again.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 5:04 AM EDT

Virginia educators to host forum on trauma in schools

The Virginia Education Association will host a community forum to address the growing issue of trauma in schools.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 5:04 AM EDT

Remains of Korean War soldier from Tennessee to be buried

Remains belonging to a soldier from Tennessee who was killed in the Korean War are scheduled for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 5:00 AM EDT

Salem educator wins teacher of the year award

A high school English teacher from southwest Virginia has won the state teacher of the year award.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 4:56 AM EDT

Appalachian Regional Commission announces $44.4M initiative

The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced $44.4 million for 54 projects affecting coal-impacted communities in Appalachian states.

Wednesday, October 9th 2019, 4:40 AM EDT
Halloween Lights Display in Fluvanna County Raises Money for Area Animal Shelters

Halloween Lights Display in Fluvanna County Raises Money for Area Animal Shelters

A Halloween lights display in Fluvanna County is doing more than just entertaining a neighborhood, it’s also giving back to the community.

Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center Hosts Old Wintergreen History Day

Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center Hosts Old Wintergreen History Day

The Old Wintergreen History Day at Spruce Creek Park brought families together from Nelson County on Sunday for a day full of history and fun.

Ivy Creek Foundation Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Ivy Creek Foundation Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Ivy Creek Foundation is celebrating 40 years of welcoming people in Albemarle County and beyond.

Charlottesville Organization Hosts Monthly Diaper Giveaway

Charlottesville Organization Hosts Monthly Diaper Giveaway

A Charlottesville organization is working to make sure community members in need are able to take care of their little ones by supplying them with an essential. On Sunday, Donor Diapers held its monthly diaper giveaway.

'When They See Us' Screening & Panel Discussion Hosted at Jefferson School

'When They See Us' Screening & Panel Discussion Hosted at Jefferson School

Criminal justice reform took center stage on Sunday at a movie screening and panel discussion hosted at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

Staunton Police Investigate Jiffee Mart Robbery

Staunton Police Investigate Jiffee Mart Robbery

Staunton police are investigating a robbery that happened late Saturday night at a convenience store.