Paddlers can access Potomac when Trump visits his golf club
Paddlers can access Potomac when Trump visits his golf club

Water sports enthusiasts will get more opportunities to paddle the Potomac River near the Trump National Golf Club in northern Virginia even when the president is visiting the property.

18 hrs 3 mins ago
Judge dismisses water researcher's defamation lawsuit
Judge dismisses water researcher's defamation lawsuit

A judge has ruled that a Virginia Tech researcher who helped expose the Flint, Michigan, water crisis can't silence critics with a federal defamation lawsuit.

18 hrs 43 mins ago
Democrats' 2020 nominating fight turns in the GOP-run South
Democrats' 2020 nominating fight turns in the GOP-run South

The Democrats' road back to the White House runs through the Republican-run South, and not just in the early nominating state of South Carolina.

19 hrs 3 mins ago
William & Mary football player killed in Norfolk shooting
William & Mary football player killed in Norfolk shooting

A William & Mary football player has been killed in a Norfolk shooting.

20 hrs 3 mins ago
Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press editor leaving newspapers
Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press editor leaving newspapers

The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press newspapers' top editor is leaving amid restructuring at the publications.

21 hrs 36 mins ago
Holtby says he won't go with Capitals to White House
Holtby says he won't go with Capitals to White House

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said Friday he will not join his teammates next week for a White House celebration of their Stanley Cup championship.

21 hrs 40 mins ago
Coast Guard offloads 27,000 pounds of seized cocaine
Coast Guard offloads 27,000 pounds of seized cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guard is offloading more than 27,000 pounds (12247kilo grams) of cocaine in Miami Beach that was seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

March 22nd, 9:51 AM EDT
Racist threat closes schools in Charlottesville, Virginia
Racist threat closes schools in Charlottesville, Virginia

Public schools in Charlottesville, Virginia, remain closed as authorities investigate a racist threat that was posted online.

March 22nd, 7:19 AM EDT
Virginia sinkhole partly closes memorial parkway near DC
Virginia sinkhole partly closes memorial parkway near DC

Authorities in Virginia say a large sinkhole has closed the northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway near Interstate 495, which encircles Washington, D.C.

March 22nd, 7:11 AM EDT
Northam vetoes switchblade bill allowing out-of-state buyers
Northam vetoes switchblade bill allowing out-of-state buyers

Would-be makers of switchblades in Virginia are out of luck.

March 22nd, 4:23 AM EDT
Man charged in shooting of Virginia sheriff's deputy
Man charged in shooting of Virginia sheriff's deputy

Authorities say a suspect in the shooting of a Virginia sheriff's deputy has been arrested in North Carolina.

March 21st, 6:47 PM EDT
Ole Miss leader agrees Confederate statue should be moved
Ole Miss leader agrees Confederate statue should be moved

The University of Mississippi's leader says he agrees that a Confederate soldier monument should be moved from its current spot on campus.

March 21st, 5:07 PM EDT
Police say sixth suspect arrested in MS-13 killing
Police say sixth suspect arrested in MS-13 killing

Maryland authorities say a sixth suspect has been charged in the gang-related killing of a 16-year-old boy.

March 21st, 3:15 PM EDT
The bump stock ban is just days away; what will owners do?
The bump stock ban is just days away; what will owners do?

Bump stocks - the attachment used by the killer during the 2017 Las Vegas massacre to make his weapons fire rapidly like machine guns - will become illegal in the U.S. next week.

March 21st, 1:06 PM EDT
Virginia pension fund in trouble if market meltdown hits
Virginia pension fund in trouble if market meltdown hits

A recent state report has found that Virginia's pension fund is in a worse position to handle a market meltdown than it was before the Great Recession.

March 21st, 11:54 AM EDT
Crews finally dig out Skyline Drive after storms, shutdown
Crews finally dig out Skyline Drive after storms, shutdown

Crews are finally digging out a 40-mile stretch of Virginia's scenic Skyline Drive after a series of winter storms closed it for more than four months.

March 21st, 11:54 AM EDT
NTSB: Impaired truck driver likely cause of GOP train crash
NTSB: Impaired truck driver likely cause of GOP train crash

Federal investigators say a trash truck driver was likely under the influence of marijuana and anti-seizure medication when his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers in Virginia last year.

March 21st, 11:46 AM EDT
State was already probing safety of ramp when bus crashed
State was already probing safety of ramp when bus crashed

Virginia highway safety officials were already investigating the safety of an exit ramp along Interstate 95 when a charter bus overturned along it Tuesday, killing two people and injuring more.

March 21st, 8:06 AM EDT
Northam signs bill to lower taxes on tampons, diapers
Northam signs bill to lower taxes on tampons, diapers

Virginians will soon be paying fewer taxes on tampons and diapers.

March 21st, 4:30 AM EDT
Ex-congressional candidate says she'll run again from prison
Ex-congressional candidate says she'll run again from prison

A former congressional candidate in Virginia says she running for Congress again even though she'll be in federal prison.

March 21st, 4:30 AM EDT
Judge approves settlement in jail death of mentally ill man
Judge approves settlement in jail death of mentally ill man

A $3 million settlement for the family of a mentally ill man who died in jail after being arrested for stealing $5 in snacks has been approved by a judge who called his death "shameful."

March 21st, 4:26 AM EDT
With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill
With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue paying benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding. But the expected shortfalls will be...

March 20th, 5:54 PM EDT
Sheriff: Child found at meth-lab Virginia home; 2 arrested
Sheriff: Child found at meth-lab Virginia home; 2 arrested

Authorities say a child was present as meth was being made at a home in Virginia and now two people have been arrested on child endangerment and drug charges.

March 20th, 4:46 PM EDT
Hurricane names Florence, Michael retired by meteorologists
Hurricane names Florence, Michael retired by meteorologists

The names of two hurricanes that caused widespread devastation from Florida to Virginia last year have been retired.

March 20th, 3:58 PM EDT
Nearly 4 dozen nabbed in Houston-Galveston drug-related case
Nearly 4 dozen nabbed in Houston-Galveston drug-related case

Authorities say nearly four dozen people have been arrested in a Southeast Texas drug trafficking-related investigation dubbed Operation Wrecking Ball.

March 20th, 3:14 PM EDT
Police: 81-year-old woman killed in bus crash
Police: 81-year-old woman killed in bus crash

Authorities say a New York woman is one of two people killed when a bus overturned on an Interstate 95 exit in Virginia.

March 20th, 2:49 PM EDT
Northam signs coal ash cleanup bill
Northam signs coal ash cleanup bill

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation to require the state's largest electric utility to excavate and clean up unlined coal ash pits.

March 20th, 2:25 PM EDT
Dominion defends plan to spend less on energy efficiency
Dominion defends plan to spend less on energy efficiency

Virginia's largest electric utility is defending its plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars less on energy efficiency than what top officials say they agreed to last year in a sweeping overhaul of electric...

March 20th, 12:25 PM EDT
Morris Brown College seeks to regain accreditation
Morris Brown College seeks to regain accreditation

More than 15 years after losing its accreditation because of financial aid fraud, Morris Brown College is trying to regain it.

March 20th, 8:29 AM EDT
Dozens of dead animals once again found in woman's freezer
Dozens of dead animals once again found in woman's freezer

Authorities in Virginia say a Virginia Beach woman has once again been found to be in possession of dozens of dead animals.

March 20th, 7:53 AM EDT
Glenn Close to speak at William & Mary commencement
Glenn Close to speak at William & Mary commencement

Glenn Close will speak at William & Mary's commencement ceremony in May.

March 20th, 5:09 AM EDT
Virginia state park making star gazing easier
Virginia state park making star gazing easier

A Virginia state park is set to be recognized for its efforts to make star gazing easier.

March 20th, 5:05 AM EDT
Marine Corps Marathon lottery set to open to runners
Marine Corps Marathon lottery set to open to runners

The Marine Corps Marathon lottery is set to open to runners who want to participate in the 44th annual race.

March 20th, 5:05 AM EDT
The Latest: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House
The Latest: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House

The Latest on the Washington Capitals' decision to visit the White House (all times local):

March 19th, 4:37 PM EDT
The Latest: Survivor: Bus 'swerved like a roller coaster'
The Latest: Survivor: Bus 'swerved like a roller coaster'

The Latest on a fatal bus crash in Virginia (all times local):

March 19th, 4:29 PM EDT
Former state lawmaker admits to defrauding government
Former state lawmaker admits to defrauding government

A former Virginia state lawmaker has pleaded guilty to defrauding the federal government by misusing a program that awards contracts to businesses owned by women and minorities.

March 19th, 4:17 PM EDT
Feds release files on GOP train crash ahead of final report
Feds release files on GOP train crash ahead of final report

Federal investigators have released nearly 100 documents that detail last year's fatal accident between a trash truck and an Amtrak train that was carrying Republican lawmakers in Virginia.

March 19th, 3:37 PM EDT
Virginia governor vetoes sanctuary cities bill
Virginia governor vetoes sanctuary cities bill

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has again vetoed a bill aimed at preventing so-called "sanctuary cities" in the state.

March 19th, 3:37 PM EDT
AP Source: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House
AP Source: Cup champion Capitals to visit White House

A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the Washington Capitals will go to the White House on Monday to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship.

March 19th, 2:45 PM EDT
Ex-Gov. McAuliffe says decision coming soon on 2020 run
Ex-Gov. McAuliffe says decision coming soon on 2020 run

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe he'll soon decide whether to join the sprawling field of candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

March 19th, 2:17 PM EDT
Illinois village approves immigration detention center plan
Illinois village approves immigration detention center plan

Trustees of a small village near Chicago are moving closer to allowing a private immigration detention center to be built in the area, despite pushback from activists and communities.

March 19th, 1:25 PM EDT
Humpback whale found stranded on North Carolina Outer Banks
Humpback whale found stranded on North Carolina Outer Banks

Another humpback whale has been found stranded on the North Carolina coast.

March 19th, 1:09 PM EDT
Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke
Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, including his appearance at the New...

March 19th, 11:05 AM EDT
Man accused of killing teens to be extradited to Virginia
Man accused of killing teens to be extradited to Virginia

A Florida man accused of killing his teenage daughter and niece will be extradited to Virginia from New York, where he's been in custody since December.

March 19th, 7:41 AM EDT
Police: 1 dead, 3 injured in Virginia charter bus crash
Police: 1 dead, 3 injured in Virginia charter bus crash

Virginia State Police say one person was killed and at least three others were critically injured in a charter bus crash on Interstate 95 in Prince George County near Kingwood.

March 19th, 7:37 AM EDT
New Dorothy Height marker to be unveiled
New Dorothy Height marker to be unveiled

Virginia officials plan to dedicate a state historical marker recalling the life of civil rights leader Dorothy Height.

March 19th, 4:52 AM EDT
Man accused of threatening delegate who vilified LGBT groups
Man accused of threatening delegate who vilified LGBT groups

A Virginia man is accused of threatening a GOP member of the West Virginia House of Delegates who called the LGBTQ community a modern day version of the Ku Klux Klan.

March 19th, 3:40 AM EDT
Appeals court to hear arguments in Trump hotel lawsuit
Appeals court to hear arguments in Trump hotel lawsuit

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits from foreign and domestic officials through his hotel in Washington.

March 19th, 1:20 AM EDT
Police officer suspended amid white nationalist affiliation
Police officer suspended amid white nationalist affiliation

A Virginia police officer has been removed as a school resource officer and suspended from the police department amid allegations that he's a member of a white nationalist group.

March 18th, 7:12 PM EDT
Gang member sentenced in W.Va. for cocaine distribution
Gang member sentenced in W.Va. for cocaine distribution

A member of the MS-13 gang has been sentenced in West Virginia to more than 11 years in federal prison for his role in a multistate cocaine distribution operation.

March 18th, 5:44 PM EDT
Supreme Court struggles with Virginia redistricting case
Supreme Court struggles with Virginia redistricting case

The Supreme Court seems to be struggling with how to resolve a case that could help flip control of the Virginia House of Delegates to Democrats.

March 18th, 4:08 PM EDT
Man accused of killing girlfriend, family pleads not guilty
Man accused of killing girlfriend, family pleads not guilty

A man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors say they're seeking the death penalty.

March 18th, 3:11 PM EDT
First black woman to lead city police in Virginia quits
First black woman to lead city police in Virginia quits

A Virginia city's police chief has abruptly resigned after three years on the job.

March 18th, 2:27 PM EDT
Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York
Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York

A new poll finds that most voters in the state say it was bad for New York when Amazon's dropped plans to put one of its second headquarters in Queens.

March 18th, 12:07 PM EDT
Supreme Court agrees to hear DC sniper shootings case
Supreme Court agrees to hear DC sniper shootings case

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.

March 18th, 9:55 AM EDT
Richmond mayor to host town hall meetings on budget plan
Richmond mayor to host town hall meetings on budget plan

Mayor Levar Stoney plans to host a series of town hall meetings to discuss his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020.

March 18th, 4:35 AM EDT
Roanoke TV station replacing Andy Griffith show
Roanoke TV station replacing Andy Griffith show

A Virginia television station is replacing "The Andy Griffith Show" after a successful 35-year syndication run.

March 18th, 4:31 AM EDT
Experts warn against cutting Chesapeake Bay Program funding
Experts warn against cutting Chesapeake Bay Program funding

Experts warn that President Trump's proposed budget will reverse years of progress in restoring the Chesapeake Bay's health.

March 18th, 4:31 AM EDT
The Latest: league tourney upsets could alter field strength
March 17th, 5:55 PM EDT
Selection Sunday: 68 teams chart path toward NCAA title
March 17th, 5:19 PM EDT
Police: Windows broken at historic Virginia church
Police: Windows broken at historic Virginia church

Police in Virginia are investigating a burglary and vandalism at a historic church.

March 17th, 2:02 PM EDT
Virginia man sentenced to 20 years on drug charges
Virginia man sentenced to 20 years on drug charges

Federal prosecutors say a Virginia man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for distributing cocaine.

March 17th, 5:26 AM EDT
Virginia man sentenced in $1M Ponzi scheme
Virginia man sentenced in $1M Ponzi scheme

Federal prosecutors say a Virginia businessman has been sentenced to prison for a $1.3 million investment scheme that caused losses for 40 victims.

March 17th, 4:14 AM EDT
Virginia county approves Amazon incentives despite protests
Virginia county approves Amazon incentives despite protests

Protesters repeatedly shouted "shame" as a northern Virginia county board unanimously approved a $23 million incentives package for Amazon to build a new headquarters there.

March 16th, 11:02 PM EDT
Virginia county approves Amazon incentives despite protests
Virginia county approves Amazon incentives despite protests

Protesters repeatedly shouted "shame" as a northern Virginia county board unanimously approved a $23 million incentives package for Amazon to build a new headquarters there.

March 16th, 9:22 PM EDT
Police seize 33 dogs, 12 birds from Virginia home
Police seize 33 dogs, 12 birds from Virginia home

Police in Virginia say that they've seized 33 dogs and 12 birds from the property of a woman charged with animal cruelty.

March 16th, 1:53 PM EDT
Police: Woman arrested after cocaine worth $10K found
Police: Woman arrested after cocaine worth $10K found

Virginia police say they've arrested a woman after finding nearly $10,000 worth of cocaine in an apartment.

March 16th, 12:29 PM EDT
Delaware police probe multistate shoplifting ring
Delaware police probe multistate shoplifting ring

Police in Delaware are searching for a woman suspected of stealing thousands as part of a multistate shoplifting ring targeting a high-end department store chain.

March 16th, 11:25 AM EDT
Appeals court to hear arguments in Trump hotel lawsuit
Appeals court to hear arguments in Trump hotel lawsuit

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit that alleges President Donald Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution by profiting off the presidency.

March 16th, 8:01 AM EDT
Judge says media can attend 14-year-old's manslaughter trial
Judge says media can attend 14-year-old's manslaughter trial

A judge in Virginia says a reporter can attend the manslaughter trial of a 14-year-old boy who's charged in the death of a 12-year-old.

March 15th, 5:40 PM EDT
Judge dismisses indecent exposure charge against pilot
Judge dismisses indecent exposure charge against pilot

A judge has dismissed an indecent exposure charge against a United Airlines pilot.

March 15th, 2:59 PM EDT
Virginia state police take search for recruits to the movies
Virginia state police take search for recruits to the movies

Virginia State Police are taking their search for new recruits to the movies.

March 15th, 2:32 PM EDT
Virginia's Corey Stewart to lead pro-Trump super PAC
Virginia's Corey Stewart to lead pro-Trump super PAC

The Virginia Republican who embraced Confederate monuments and associated with white supremacists during failed statewide office bids will head a conservative super PAC.

March 15th, 1:27 PM EDT
Virginia man gets 10 years for killing mediator in argument
Virginia man gets 10 years for killing mediator in argument

A Virginia man who fatally shot a bystander while arguing with his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend will serve only 10 years in prison for manslaughter under a plea deal.

March 15th, 6:47 AM EDT
Defense seeks disclosure of Michael Flynn interviews
Defense seeks disclosure of Michael Flynn interviews

Defense lawyers for a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn want the government to disclose more of what it knows about Flynn's admissions to special Counsel Robert Mueller.

March 15th, 6:07 AM EDT
Northam announces advancements in mental health treatment
Northam announces advancements in mental health treatment

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said the state's 40 mental health centers are now all offering walk-in mental evaluations.

March 15th, 5:15 AM EDT
Richmond mayor, ex-mayor of New Orleans to discuss racism
Richmond mayor, ex-mayor of New Orleans to discuss racism

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will discuss racism, the history and symbolism of Confederate monuments and other important issues during a joint appearance at the Virginia Museum of...

March 15th, 5:07 AM EDT
Northam vetoes bill opposing cap-and-trade
Northam vetoes bill opposing cap-and-trade

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at limiting his authority to institute a carbon cap-and-trade plan.

March 14th, 1:14 PM EDT
Last of whooping cranes departs Maryland breeding program
Last of whooping cranes departs Maryland breeding program

The last of a flock of 75 whooping cranes has left a U.S. Geological Survey site in Maryland, marking the end of a 52-year-old breeding program.

March 14th, 12:58 PM EDT
Virginia to create pilot program to reduce eviction rates
Virginia to create pilot program to reduce eviction rates

Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation to create a pilot program aimed at reducing eviction rates in the state.

March 14th, 12:26 PM EDT
Air Force civilian employee gets 4 years in $1.5M pay scheme
Air Force civilian employee gets 4 years in $1.5M pay scheme

A former secretary at Langley Air Force Base has been sentenced to four years in prison for bilking the government out of nearly $1.5 million over 17 years.

March 14th, 11:18 AM EDT
Med school wins diversity award amid racist photo scandal
Med school wins diversity award amid racist photo scandal

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school has won a national award for fostering diversity as it weathers the scandal ignited by a racist photograph from its 1984 yearbook.

March 14th, 9:06 AM EDT
Ex-Virginia congressional candidate gets prison for fraud
Ex-Virginia congressional candidate gets prison for fraud

A former congressional candidate has been sentenced to three years in prison for defrauding the federal government through a summer meal program for children.

March 14th, 8:34 AM EDT
Virginia awards $6.7 million to support economic initiatives
Virginia awards $6.7 million to support economic initiatives

Gov. Ralph Northam has announced more than $6.7 million in funding for seven regional projects to support entrepreneurship, workforce and talent-development initiatives.

March 14th, 5:06 AM EDT
Alexandria student wins national science competition, $250K
Alexandria student wins national science competition, $250K

A high school senior from northern Virginia has won $250,000 in a national science competition for her research on the far reaches of our solar system.

March 14th, 5:06 AM EDT
Electrical contractor announces plans for Virginia facility
Electrical contractor announces plans for Virginia facility

A large electrical contractor plants to build a new fabrication and distribution facility in Virginia.

March 14th, 5:06 AM EDT
Records: Soldier in theft violated bond by researching bombs
Records: Soldier in theft violated bond by researching bombs

A U.S. Army National Guard officer accused of stealing an armored car and leading authorities on a chase is now accused of breaking his bond agreement by traveling to Iraq and researching bomb-making.

March 14th, 2:50 AM EDT
School officials: Student who collapsed in gym class dies
School officials: Student who collapsed in gym class dies

A high school student in Virginia has died after collapsing during gym class.

March 13th, 12:53 PM EDT
Student sent home for wearing hat with Confederate insignia
Student sent home for wearing hat with Confederate insignia

A Virginia high school student has been sent home for wearing a hat bearing a Confederate insignia.

March 13th, 12:45 PM EDT
Judge criticizes jail on inmate's mental health treatment
Judge criticizes jail on inmate's mental health treatment

A judge has sharply criticized administrators at a regional jail in Virginia for their mishandling of an inmate in need of psychiatric care.

March 13th, 10:49 AM EDT
The Latest: Manafort's sentencing hearing underway in DC
The Latest: Manafort's sentencing hearing underway in DC

The Latest on the sentencing of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local):

March 13th, 9:49 AM EDT
Democratic Virginia delegate announces state Senate bid
Democratic Virginia delegate announces state Senate bid

A Democratic state delegate has announced her bid to run for state Senate in a closely watched race that could determine partisan control of the upper chamber.

March 13th, 4:56 AM EDT
Virginia to conduct annual statewide tornado drill
Virginia to conduct annual statewide tornado drill

State emergency management officials will conduct Virginia's annual statewide tornado drill next week.

March 13th, 4:40 AM EDT
Ex-Trump campaign head faces 2nd sentencing in as many weeks
Ex-Trump campaign head faces 2nd sentencing in as many weeks

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is due back in court for his second sentencing hearing in as many weeks.

March 13th, 12:12 AM EDT
Northam vetoes concealed carry legislation
Northam vetoes concealed carry legislation

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation that would make it easier for nonresidents to get concealed handgun carry permits.

March 12th, 4:16 PM EDT
Push for broader LGBT rights slowed by GOP's non-support
Push for broader LGBT rights slowed by GOP's non-support

Congress will soon consider a comprehensive LGBT nondiscrimination bill, but it could well be doomed by lack of Republican support.

March 12th, 3:04 PM EDT
Lumber Liquidators paying $33M to settle US fraud charges
Lumber Liquidators paying $33M to settle US fraud charges

Lumber Liquidators is paying $33 million to settle fraud charges by federal authorities who accused the company of falsely saying its Chinese-made laminate flooring met formaldehyde emissions standards.

March 12th, 2:36 PM EDT
Rescue squad fires EMT reported to co-host neo-Nazi podcast
Rescue squad fires EMT reported to co-host neo-Nazi podcast

An emergency medical technician who was suspended after The Huffington Post reported he was a frequent co-host of a neo-Nazi podcast has now been fired.

March 12th, 2:28 PM EDT
Police say man sent obscene pictures to state senate staff
Police say man sent obscene pictures to state senate staff

Virginia Capitol Police say they are searching for a man who sent photographs of male genitalia to several state Senate staffers.

March 12th, 11:35 AM EDT
Woman picks matching numbers 30 times to win lottery game
Woman picks matching numbers 30 times to win lottery game

A Virginia woman parlayed a feeling to purchase 30 lottery tickets with the same numbers to win $150,000.

March 12th, 10:43 AM EDT
A wealthy county in court over sexual misconduct at schools
A wealthy county in court over sexual misconduct at schools

Virginia's largest school district is defending itself in three separate federal lawsuits filed by students who say the school system botched sexual misconduct investigations.

March 12th, 9:59 AM EDT
Virginia's unemployment rate steady at 2.8 percent
Virginia's unemployment rate steady at 2.8 percent

Virginia's unemployment rate has held steady at 2.8 percent for six months.

March 12th, 6:03 AM EDT
Female military veterans to discuss combat experiences
Female military veterans to discuss combat experiences

A panel of female military veterans will discuss their experiences on the battlefield to mark Virginia Women Veterans Week.

March 12th, 5:51 AM EDT
Mackerel fishery to be scaled back for rest of 2019
Mackerel fishery to be scaled back for rest of 2019

The East Coast harvest of an economically important species of small fish will be scaled back for the rest of the year.

March 12th, 12:19 AM EDT
Connecticut congressman praises extra sub in Trump's budget
Connecticut congressman praises extra sub in Trump's budget

A Democratic congressman from Connecticut is praising the inclusion of an additional submarine in President Donald Trump's budget request.

March 11th, 4:11 PM EDT
Genworth Financial to layoff about 80 employees
Genworth Financial to layoff about 80 employees

A company has announced the layoff of about 80 employees, including 35 in a Virginia city.

March 11th, 2:38 PM EDT
Rights group: terror watchlist shared with animal shelters
Rights group: terror watchlist shared with animal shelters

A Muslim civil-rights group says the FBI is letting animal shelters, private investigators and even a Midwestern megachurch have access to its watchlist of suspected terrorists.

March 11th, 11:50 AM EDT
Tennessee recycling plant's closure to also affect Virginia
Tennessee recycling plant's closure to also affect Virginia

The last recycling plant in Sullivan County, Tennessee, that handles paper and plastics for local governments is set to close, affecting recycling efforts across the region.

March 11th, 6:30 AM EDT
Virginia encourages residents to learn about flood risk
Virginia encourages residents to learn about flood risk

Gov. Ralph Northam had issued a proclamation designating this week as the first Virginia Flood Awareness Week to encourage residents to take precautions to protect their families and their property.

March 11th, 5:02 AM EDT
Most Virginians to get credits on electric bills
Most Virginians to get credits on electric bills

Most Virginians will get a credit on their electric bills because of a federal tax overhaul.

March 11th, 5:02 AM EDT
Satellites from Virginia universities will launch in April
Satellites from Virginia universities will launch in April

Three small satellites that were developed at public universities in Virginia will be lifting off into space next month.

March 11th, 5:02 AM EDT
2 brothers, another man get parole in 1994 Virginia slaying
2 brothers, another man get parole in 1994 Virginia slaying

Three Virginia men found guilty in a 1994 slaying have won their parole, but they say that's not enough.

March 10th, 2:45 PM EDT
Virginia newsprint manufacturing mill ceases production
Virginia newsprint manufacturing mill ceases production

A Virginia newsprint manufacturing mill is ending production less than a year after it reopened.

March 10th, 2:33 PM EDT
Investigation finds mislabeled seafood in Delmarva
Investigation finds mislabeled seafood in Delmarva

An investigation that found more than 20 percent of tested seafood is mislabeled in the United States found an even higher number in the Delmarva peninsula.

March 9th, 3:23 PM EST
Virginia's new state park to tell story of state's Indians
Virginia's new state park to tell story of state's Indians

More than 600 acres of Virginia land located near the home of Pocahontas and her father will be dedicated as a Virginia state park and will serve as a gateway to the Indian site.

March 9th, 2:55 PM EST
Northam appoints new elections board in Virginia
Northam appoints new elections board in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has named three new commissioners to service on the State Board of Elections, sweeping out the previous members.

March 9th, 11:47 AM EST
Richmond exhibit seeks to reimagine Confederate statues
Richmond exhibit seeks to reimagine Confederate statues

A new exhibit in Richmond showcases designs and ideas on what to do with Richmond's Confederate monuments.

March 9th, 8:51 AM EST

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