Lawsuit: Virginia inmate's fatal injuries were ignored

The mother of a Virginia inmate who died in jail is suing officials, saying her son's urgent medical needs were ignored and led to his 2017 death.

19 hrs 50 mins ago

Search ramps up for 2 missing firefighters in Florida

A Florida fire official says his department is ramping up its search for two firefighters who've been missing since going boating in the Atlantic Ocean last week.

20 hrs 26 mins ago

Virginia police looking for suspect who escaped from cruiser

Police in Virginia are searching for a man who said he didn't want to go back to jail, and kicked his way out from a police car in handcuffs.

20 hrs 26 mins ago

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21 hrs 54 mins ago

Democrats spending millions to take back statehouses

Democrats are mounting a comeback in statehouses across the country, pouring millions of dollars into state-level races that the party has often ignored.

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 12:14 AM EDT

Guardsman not guilty by reason of insanity in vehicle theft

An Army National Guard officer accused of stealing an armored personnel carrier from a Virginia base and leading police on a more than 60-mile (100-kilometer) chase has been found not guilty by reason of insanity on two...

Monday, August 19th 2019, 7:38 PM EDT

Virginia crime commission begins hearing on gun violence

As the Virginia State Crime Commission began a hearing on proposals to stem gun violence, Gov. Ralph Northam urged lawmakers to pass "commonsense" measures and took a swipe at Republican leaders who called for further study.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 4:45 PM EDT

Texas restaurant with famous men named George changes mural

A Texas restaurant called George's that features a mural honoring famous men with the same name has been changed to avoid a trademark dispute.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 4:13 PM EDT

Virginia school board will keep defending transgender policy

A school board in Virginia says it will keep fighting in court to defend its transgender bathroom ban.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 3:05 PM EDT

A 'unique situation': Red panda triplets born in Virginia

A zoo in Virginia has announced the birth of red panda triplets.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 12:45 PM EDT

Scores continue search for firefighters off Florida coast

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search an area stretching almost half of Florida's Atlantic coast for two firefighters who went missing while boating.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 9:49 AM EDT

Boy Scout gets troop to help restore historic black cemetery

A Virginia teen volunteering at the Alexandria National Cemetery three years ago noticed a rundown plot nearby where overgrown trees blocked the signed marking it as the Douglass Memorial Cemetery.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 9:21 AM EDT

Officer, civilian and slaying suspect shot in Virginia

Authorities in North Carolina say three people were wounded, including an officer and a civilian, when a slaying suspect opened-fire on law enforcement this weekend.

Monday, August 19th 2019, 8:24 AM EDT

2 firefighters of Florida, Virginia missing on fishing trip

Two firefighters from Florida and Virginia have gone missing on a fishing trip off Port Canaveral, prompting 50 fellow firefighters to help with a wide search.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 6:08 PM EDT

Initiatives discussed to improve rural broadband

Officials in Virginia are discussing ways to improve reliable internet service in rural areas.

Sunday, August 18th 2019, 3:56 PM EDT

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Sunday, August 18th 2019, 6:03 AM EDT

Arlington close on court program to address mental illness

A Virginia county is close to starting a specialized court program to address mental illness.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 2:46 PM EDT

Virginia Beach man acquires rare dime for $1.3M

A Virginia man has acquired a rare dime for a collector at a cost of $1.3 million.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 1:30 PM EDT

Mountain Valley Pipeline suspends some construction

Mountain Valley Pipeline has suspended some construction activities that could affect threatened or endangered species.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 12:02 PM EDT

Man sentenced for threats to Arab American Institute workers

Federal prosecutors say a Virginia man has been sentenced to five years in prison for making threats to workers at the Arab American Institute.

Saturday, August 17th 2019, 4:10 AM EDT

More than 100 animals seized from roadside zoo in Virginia

More than 100 animals, including water buffalo, tigers and lions, have been seized from a roadside zoo in Virginia with a history of complaints.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 5:53 PM EDT

Ahead of gun meeting, Virginia AG weighs in on militias

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says heavily armed private militias could be in violation of state law if they mimic police functions like crowd control.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 4:25 PM EDT

Police: Senior citizen assaulted and robbed;, suspect caught

A suspect accused of assaulting and stealing the wallet of a 79-year-old man has been arrested after a chase in Virginia.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 1:17 PM EDT

Lawsuit challenges schools named after Confederate leaders

A local chapter of the NAACP is suing a Virginia county in an effort to change the names of schools named in honor of Confederate leaders.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 12:09 PM EDT

Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, dead at 90

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer

Friday, August 16th 2019, 10:21 AM EDT

Survivor of 2015 on-air shooting sues Virginia TV station

The only survivor of a 2015 attack where a disgruntled former employee shot and killed two Virginia journalists is suing the television station whose on-camera interview she was appearing in.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 9:49 AM EDT

Data confirms growing dead zone in Chesapeake Bay

Maryland scientists have been warning of a growing "dead zone" in the Chesapeake Bay. Now the numbers are in, confirming their dire warnings were correct.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 8:17 AM EDT

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Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:01 AM EDT

Invasive emerald ash borer found in Virginia county

Virginia forestry officials have confirmed the spread of a highly invasive, destructive insect to another central Virginia county.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 5:13 AM EDT

No whistleblower tips for Virginia state inspector general

Virginia's state watchdog says it's not getting much help from whistleblowers.

Friday, August 16th 2019, 5:09 AM EDT
Charlottesville 29 Holds Charity Event to Conclude Summer Auctions

Charlottesville 29 Holds Charity Event to Conclude Summer Auctions

Some of Charlottesville's finest restaurants came together to host a unique dining experience Tuesday night while also raising money for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Plans for Belmont Bridge Redevelopment Approved by Architectural Board

Plans for Belmont Bridge Redevelopment Approved by Architectural Board

Plans for the redevelopment of Charlottesville's Belmont Bridge have cleared their last major hurdle.

Missing Dog from Pet Paradise Fire Found Dead

Missing Dog from Pet Paradise Fire Found Dead

There is an unfortunate update coming from the search for some missing pets in Charlottesville

Staunton Senior Center in Search of New Home

Staunton Senior Center in Search of New Home

The Staunton Senior Center is looking for a smaller, more affordable space.

Riggleman Visits IIHS to Tour Testing Facility

Riggleman Visits IIHS to Tour Testing Facility

Fifth District Congressman Denver Riggleman got a crash course in roadway safety in Ruckersville Tuesday morning.

Charlottesville Schools Announce Policy for Free, Reduced Meals

Charlottesville Schools Announce Policy for Free, Reduced Meals

Charlottesville City Schools announced the division’s policy for providing free or reduced price meals.