Virginia police seeks suspect in interstate hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 95 in Henrico County.

Sunday, April 21st 2019, 12:30 PM EDT

UVA halts tuition increase after lawmakers pledge more money

The University of Virginia is reversing course on a planned increase in in-state tuition for undergraduates.

Saturday, April 20th 2019, 12:25 PM EDT

Boy Scout ranch focuses on wildfire recovery as season nears

The clock is ticking as the Philmont Scout Ranch scrambles to install new campsites ahead of a summer season that will see a record number of Boy Scouts from across the U.S. descend upon the mountain retreat.

Saturday, April 20th 2019, 11:13 AM EDT

Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about the government's food assistance program.

Saturday, April 20th 2019, 8:17 AM EDT

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Saturday, April 20th 2019, 6:00 AM EDT

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

A strong storm system barreling through the South has killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.

Saturday, April 20th 2019, 12:40 AM EDT

Virginia to lower carbon emissions from power plants

Virginia regulators have passed a rule requiring a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions from power plants in the next decade.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 4:32 PM EDT

Grease is the way we are stealing in northern Virginia

Police say a central Virginia man made off with a whopper of a haul from Burger King: hundreds of gallons of used cooking grease.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 11:59 AM EDT

The Latest: Storms take aim at Carolinas and Virginia Friday

The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local):

Friday, April 19th 2019, 9:39 AM EDT

Northam urges removal of Jefferson Davis arch at Fort Monroe

Gov. Ralph Northam is calling for the removal of an arch honoring the former president of the Confederacy at Fort Monroe, where the first enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia 400 years ago.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 9:35 AM EDT

Storms blast South, where tornadoes threaten several states

Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 9:03 AM EDT

Solider who died in parachuting exercise has been identified

A Green Beret who died during a parachute training exercise in Virginia has been identified.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 8:51 AM EDT

Virginia House releases new website on 400th anniversary

The Virginia House of Delegates has finished a new searchable website that has biographical sketches of every lawmaker who's served in the body for over the past 400 years.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 7:39 AM EDT

Ceremony marks 30th anniversary of deadly USS Iowa explosion

A ceremony will be held to pay tribute to 47 sailors who were killed when a gun turret exploded on the USS Iowa in 1989.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 7:39 AM EDT

Private cargo ship arrives at space station with food galore

A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with food galore, following a 1 1/2-day journey from Virginia.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 5:31 AM EDT

2nd Virginia officer fired after white nationalist probe

A Virginia police officer has been fired after an investigation into his alleged membership in a white nationalist group.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 4:59 PM EDT

Trump welcomes wounded warriors who are on their annual ride

President Donald Trump highlighted his efforts to build up the military as he welcomed wounded warriors for an annual White House visit.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 2:03 PM EDT

Ex-teacher at Catholic school charged with sex abuse

A former teacher at a Catholic high school in Virginia has been charged with sexually abusing a student in the 1970s.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 11:06 AM EDT

Coast Guard offloads seized drugs worth $62.5 million

The U.S. Coast Guard is offloading marijuana and cocaine with an estimated street value of $62.5 million dollars at Florida's Port Everglades.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 9:26 AM EDT

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Thursday, April 18th 2019, 6:02 AM EDT

Virginia city initiative seeks to improve nightlife safety

A new initiative in Arlington, Virginia, is aimed at improving nightlife safety by providing effective standards for establishments that serve alcohol.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 4:34 AM EDT

West Virginia National Guardsman dies in training exercise

A West Virginia National Guardsman has died in military parachute training exercise at the Suffolk Executive Airport in Virginia.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 3:46 AM EDT

The Latest: McAuliffe says he'll focus on Virginia politics

The Latest on former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (all times local):

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:50 PM EDT

Pence to address NRA meeting in Indianapolis with Trump

Vice President Mike Pence will join President Donald Trump in addressing the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis next week.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 4:49 PM EDT

Space station shipment launched from Virginia seashore

A fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 4:49 PM EDT

Trial date set for woman charged with 1990 clown killing

A trial date has been set in Florida for a woman accused of dressing up like a clown in 1990 and fatally shooting the wife of her future husband.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 3:45 PM EDT

Police sergeant loses job after white nationalist probe

A police sergeant who was investigated for ties to white nationalists has lost his job with Virginia Capitol Police.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 3:21 PM EDT

O'Rourke says he gave more to charity than tax returns show

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says his family donated more to charity than reported on past tax returns because it wasn't interested in taking deductions that could have reduced taxable income.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 1:21 PM EDT

Northam announces high school career and tech grants

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the 16 high schools that will get extra money to spend on career and technical education equipment upgrades.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 4:52 AM EDT

Virginia city to dedicate street renamed for Arthur Ashe

Tennis champion Arthur Ashe Jr. will be honored by the city of Richmond, state of Virginia and the Virginia Museum of History & Culture with an official dedication of Arthur Ashe Boulevard.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 4:44 AM EDT
Officials Celebrate Opening of Charlottesville's DMV Select

Officials Celebrate Opening of Charlottesville's DMV Select

City and state officials are celebrating a new, express DMV service in downtown Charlottesville.

PVCC to Host Virginia Opera’s 'What Does it Take to be an Opera Singer' April 25

PVCC to Host Virginia Opera’s 'What Does it Take to be an Opera Singer' April 25

Piedmont Virginia Community College will host Virginia Opera for “What Does it Take to be an Opera Singer,” a free concert and discussion with the artists on April 25.

Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Announce Community Meetings on Race and the Criminal Justice System

Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Announce Community Meetings on Race and the Criminal Justice System

Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and MGT Consulting Group are hosting a series of community meetings to hear about your experiences with the local Criminal Justice System.

Team 619: Cavalier Robotics to Compete in World Robotics Competition

Team 619: Cavalier Robotics to Compete in World Robotics Competition

A team of students from the greater Charlottesville area is competing in a World Robotics Competition. After months of hard work, Team 619 is going for gold.

Animal Shelters Advise Against Buying Pet Rabbits as Gifts Near Easter Holiday

Animal Shelters Advise Against Buying Pet Rabbits as Gifts Near Easter Holiday

Around the Easter holiday, many animal shelters and pet stores see an increase in sales and adoptions for rabbits.

Element Vapors Hides 5 Eggs with Coupons Around Charlottesville

Element Vapors Hides 5 Eggs with Coupons Around Charlottesville

Some adults are getting a chance to celebrate Easter with their own special egg scavenger hunt, put on by Element Vapors.