America's got scallops: Catch is up, consumers shelling out
America's got scallops: Catch is up, consumers shelling out

America's harvest of scallops is increasing to near-record levels at a time when the shellfish are in high demand.

9 hrs 33 mins ago
Heat, humidity keeps hold on Eastern US as weekend slogs on
Heat, humidity keeps hold on Eastern US as weekend slogs on

A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that threaten flash...

12 hrs 25 mins ago
Navy airman sentenced in murder-for-hire plot
Navy airman sentenced in murder-for-hire plot

A U.S. Navy airman has been sentenced to 25 years confinement, with 15 years suspended, for attempting to kill his wife in a murder-for-hire plot.

Saturday, July 20th 2019, 5:02 PM EDT
Virginia lawmakers spar on reported Trump visit to Jamestown
Virginia lawmakers spar on reported Trump visit to Jamestown

Virginia lawmakers are sparring after a report that President Donald Trump will attend the 400th anniversary celebration of the first meeting of the state's legislative body in Jamestown.

Saturday, July 20th 2019, 3:02 PM EDT
Police: Woman injured after train hits truck which hits her
Police: Woman injured after train hits truck which hits her

Virginia State Police say a woman who escaped a wreck involving a pickup truck at a railroad crossing was injured when a train hit the truck, which then hit her.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 5:16 PM EDT
Mueller probe witness now faces child sex trafficking charge
Mueller probe witness now faces child sex trafficking charge

A businessman who served as a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation now faces a charge of child sex trafficking in addition to transporting child pornography.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 2:48 PM EDT
Virginia Gov. hints at plan for free community college
Virginia Gov. hints at plan for free community college

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he could soon be rolling out a plan for free community college tuition.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 9:56 AM EDT
Virginia Republican lawmaker withdraws from race
Virginia Republican lawmaker withdraws from race

A Virginia Republican lawmaker is withdrawing as a candidate for a state House race in a sudden and unexplained move.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 9:40 AM EDT
Former Virginia inmate wins $1M in medical malpractice suit
Former Virginia inmate wins $1M in medical malpractice suit

A former Virginia inmate won more than $1 million in a malpractice suit against prison medical staff he accused of improperly treating his broken finger, saying he still feels the effects.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 8:08 AM EDT
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Friday, July 19th 2019, 6:00 AM EDT
Men face sentencing on riot charge in Virginia rally case
Men face sentencing on riot charge in Virginia rally case

Three members of a white supremacist group face sentencing on a federal riot charge in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 5:20 AM EDT
Virginia GOP House speaker pushes for another tuition freeze
Virginia GOP House speaker pushes for another tuition freeze

Virginia GOP House Speaker Kirk Cox says he plans to prioritize education spending if he's still in power next year.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 5:12 AM EDT
Chemical fire empties Virginia plant, causes shelter warning
Chemical fire empties Virginia plant, causes shelter warning

A chemical fire at a poultry plant in Virginia led the plant to be evacuated and locals warned to stay indoors.

Friday, July 19th 2019, 4:12 AM EDT
Trump effect the top question in Virginia's key elections
Trump effect the top question in Virginia's key elections

One key question hovers over this year's closely watched Virginia legislative elections: Has the Trump effect that helped Democrats two years ago worn off?

Friday, July 19th 2019, 1:24 AM EDT
Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks
Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks

Two of the country's largest newspaper companies are in "advanced talks" to combine.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 5:36 PM EDT
Trial of ex-Flynn business partner allowed to go forward
Trial of ex-Flynn business partner allowed to go forward

A judge is allowing the trial of a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn to go forward even though he says the evidence is weak.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 5:16 PM EDT
2nd man pleads guilty to falsely labeling foreign crab
2nd man pleads guilty to falsely labeling foreign crab

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty for his role in falsely labeling foreign crab meat that was sold as fresh Chesapeake blue crab.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 4:44 PM EDT
Stevens' body to lie in repose at Supreme Court on Monday
Stevens' body to lie in repose at Supreme Court on Monday

The Supreme Court says the body of former Justice John Paul Stevens will lie in repose at the court on Monday.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 3:56 PM EDT
Duke Energy sued for 2014 coal ash spill environmental harm
Duke Energy sued for 2014 coal ash spill environmental harm

The federal, North Carolina and Virginia governments want a judge to declare the country's largest electricity company liable for environmental damage from a leak five years ago that left miles of a river shared by the...

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 3:12 PM EDT
Court rejects state candidate's bid to reinstate law license
Court rejects state candidate's bid to reinstate law license

The Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected an attempt by a controversial lawyer and state Senate candidate to overturn a ruling revoking his law license.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 1:39 PM EDT
Church sign in Virginia says "America: Love it or Leave It."
Church sign in Virginia says "America: Love it or Leave It."

A church sign in Virginia is drawing attention over a message that says: "America: Love it or Leave It."

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 11:07 AM EDT
Mother of starved Virginia teen pleads no contest to murder
Mother of starved Virginia teen pleads no contest to murder

The mother of a Virginia boy who died from severe starvation and neglect has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT
Virginia Lottery hits new profit record of $650M
Virginia Lottery hits new profit record of $650M

State officials say the Virginia Lottery brought in a record $650 million in profits in the last fiscal year.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 4:59 AM EDT
Amazon to build new warehouse in Virginia
Amazon to build new warehouse in Virginia

Retail giant Amazon is planning to open a new warehouse and delivery center in Virginia.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 4:47 AM EDT
New license plate celebrates UVA's national championship
New license plate celebrates UVA's national championship

A limited-edition license plate is being offered to celebrate the University of Virginia men's basketball team's 2019 national championship.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 4:43 AM EDT
Inmate deaths lead to probation, audits for Virginia jail
Inmate deaths lead to probation, audits for Virginia jail

The Virginia Board of Corrections has placed a jail under closer state supervision after it found facility shortcomings directly or indirectly contributed to the deaths of two inmates.

Thursday, July 18th 2019, 3:19 AM EDT
Chicago firm to lead Virginia Beach shooting investigation
Chicago firm to lead Virginia Beach shooting investigation

A Chicago consulting firm has been chosen to lead an independent investigation into the Virginia Beach mass shooting that left 12 dead.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 8:11 PM EDT
Driver, 5 riders hurt when Virginia transit bus hits church
Driver, 5 riders hurt when Virginia transit bus hits church

Police in Virginia say the driver and five passengers were hurt when their transit bus crashed into an empty church.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 4:07 PM EDT
Stevens to be 13th Supreme Court justice buried at Arlington
Stevens to be 13th Supreme Court justice buried at Arlington

Arlington National Cemetery has long been planned as the final resting place of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. His second wife Maryan died in 2015 and was buried at the cemetery. The gravestone they will...

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 12:34 PM EDT
Prosecutors seek prison terms for Virginia rally attackers
Prosecutors seek prison terms for Virginia rally attackers

Federal prosecutors say a "hate crime motivation" should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a rally in Virginia for far-right...

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 12:30 PM EDT
Chief of NRA's ex-public relations firm, Angus McQueen, dies
Chief of NRA's ex-public relations firm, Angus McQueen, dies

Angus McQueen, longtime CEO of the public relations firm that shaped the National Rifle Association's most memorable messages until an acrimonious split last month, has died.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 11:38 AM EDT
Deaths related to retirement home's virus outbreak rise to 3
Deaths related to retirement home's virus outbreak rise to 3

Health officials in northern Virginia say the number of deaths associated with a virus outbreak at a retirement community has risen to three.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 10:30 AM EDT
Police: Infant girl's death possibly related to the heat
Police: Infant girl's death possibly related to the heat

Police in Virginia say that an infant girl's death could be related to the heat.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 10:02 AM EDT
War college announces departure of its financial officer
War college announces departure of its financial officer

The financial officer at the U.S. Naval War College is leaving, but college officials say his departure isn't connected to an investigation at the school.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 9:42 AM EDT
Virginia authorities capture escaped man with 1 handcuff on
Virginia authorities capture escaped man with 1 handcuff on

Virginia sheriff's officials say they've captured a suspect the same day he reportedly escaped from a state trooper arresting him.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 8:46 AM EDT
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Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 6:02 AM EDT
Woman pleads no contest in death of toddler found in toilet
Woman pleads no contest in death of toddler found in toilet

A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her 1-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive lying in a toilet bowl.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 5:46 AM EDT
Universities in Virginia form group to fight opioid epidemic
Universities in Virginia form group to fight opioid epidemic

Virginia's Old Dominion University has joined with four other universities in the state to help fight the opioid epidemic.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 5:14 AM EDT
Teen hopes mirror tags can help prevent hot car deaths
Teen hopes mirror tags can help prevent hot car deaths

A Virginia teenager has partnered with law enforcement, hospital officials and day care centers in the Richmond area to distribute tags intended to make sure no baby is left in a hot car.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 5:14 AM EDT
Northam urges IRS to grant tax breaks on shooting donations
Northam urges IRS to grant tax breaks on shooting donations

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is urging the federal government to grant tax breaks on donations to the victims of a recent mass shooting.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 5:06 AM EDT
Virginia man gets 15 years for killing man over rap battle
Virginia man gets 15 years for killing man over rap battle

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing another man over a rap battle.

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 4:50 AM EDT
Couple comes home to find bullet hole in ceiling, cat shot
Couple comes home to find bullet hole in ceiling, cat shot

A Virginia couple who found a bullet hole in the ceiling of their apartment is mourning the loss of their cat.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 5:35 PM EDT
Lawsuit claims company trying to pass off whiskey as Scotch
Lawsuit claims company trying to pass off whiskey as Scotch

A trade association is suing a Virginia distillery, claiming it is trying to pass off whiskey as Scotch.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 2:02 PM EDT
Court reinstates challenge to 'habitual drunkard' law
Court reinstates challenge to 'habitual drunkard' law

A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit challenging a Virginia law that allows police to arrest and jail people designated as "habitual drunkards" if they are caught with alcohol.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 1:46 PM EDT
Blackface scandal dampens Virginia governor's fundraising
Blackface scandal dampens Virginia governor's fundraising

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in a key election year after a blackface scandal nearly ended his political career.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 11:38 AM EDT
Virginia man accuses developer of harming 200-year-old grave
Virginia man accuses developer of harming 200-year-old grave

A Virginia landowner and a housing developer are engaged in a dispute over reported damage to 200-year-old headstones at a revolutionary war era cemetery.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 9:14 AM EDT
Virginia public school system lifts teacher drug tests
Virginia public school system lifts teacher drug tests

A public school system in Richmond, Virginia, says starting next school year, they'll no longer require educators to take a drug test before being allowed to teach.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 8:50 AM EDT
State pension plan looks to lower expected rate of return
State pension plan looks to lower expected rate of return

Virginia state and local governments may have to pay more each year to cover public employees' retirement costs.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 5:22 AM EDT
UVA says it's ready for arriving first-years
UVA says it's ready for arriving first-years

Officials at the University of Virginia say that while the college overshot its target first-year enrollments, its facilities are ready for the additional students.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 5:02 AM EDT
Protester accused of assaulting pipeline worker in Virginia
Protester accused of assaulting pipeline worker in Virginia

A Virginia man protesting the Mountain Valley Pipeline is accused of assaulting a pipeline employee.

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 2:58 AM EDT
Priest donates to miners affected by Blackjewel bankruptcy
Priest donates to miners affected by Blackjewel bankruptcy

A priest in Kentucky has given more than $20,000 to miners who are struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 6:21 PM EDT
Trial of former Flynn business partner begins in Virginia
Trial of former Flynn business partner begins in Virginia

Prosecutors say a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn lied to hide the fact that he and Flynn were secretly working on behalf of the Turkish government to advance its agenda.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 6:01 PM EDT
Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide
Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide

Around the world, government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT
Conservation project buys huge tracts of coalfields forest
Conservation project buys huge tracts of coalfields forest

The nonprofit Nature Conservancy has partnered with private investors to acquire more than a quarter-million acres (102,000 hectares) of working forest land in the Appalachian coalfields.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 3:57 PM EDT
Family donates conservation easement covering 4,500 acres
Family donates conservation easement covering 4,500 acres

A Virginia family has donated 4,500 acres for a conservation easement which will forestall development.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 2:57 PM EDT
The Latest: Fields gets life plus 419 years on state charges
The Latest: Fields gets life plus 419 years on state charges

The Latest on the state sentencing of a man convicted on federal hate crime charges related to a white nationalist rally (all times local):

Monday, July 15th 2019, 1:37 PM EDT
Miners to advocate for money for black lung trust fund
Miners to advocate for money for black lung trust fund

As black lung disease surges in Appalachia, some coal miners are going to Washington, D.C., to lobby for restoration of a tax that coal companies pay to a trust fund to help former workers with the illness.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 1:17 PM EDT
Ugandan court says Virginia woman ran illegal, deadly NGO
Ugandan court says Virginia woman ran illegal, deadly NGO

A Virginia woman is facing a lawsuit in Ugandan court accusing her nonprofit of operating in the country illegally and leading to the deaths of Ugandan children.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 10:21 AM EDT
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Monday, July 15th 2019, 6:00 AM EDT
Virginia launches new forestry program to help James River
Virginia launches new forestry program to help James River

Virginia is trying to protect its longest river by launching a new program to plant 900 acres of trees, shrubs and other vegetation along waterways.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 4:32 AM EDT
Case of Virginian who wants Maryland voter list is revived
Case of Virginian who wants Maryland voter list is revived

An appeals court has revived the case of a Virginia man who wants a list of Maryland's registered voters so he can conduct a letter-writing campaign against a Maryland state prosecutor.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 2:48 AM EDT
Man faces second sentence in Charlottesville car attack
Man faces second sentence in Charlottesville car attack

A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for slamming his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to be sentenced on state murder and wounding charges.

Monday, July 15th 2019, 1:08 AM EDT
Fairfax police to investigate death of inmate, 18
Fairfax police to investigate death of inmate, 18

Police in northern Virginia are investigating the death of an 18-year-old inmate who was hospitalized after being found unresponsive in his cell.

Sunday, July 14th 2019, 6:04 PM EDT
Child stuck by sheriff's vehicle on Outer Banks beach
Child stuck by sheriff's vehicle on Outer Banks beach

A 7-year-old boy vacationing in the Outer Banks has been flown to a Virginia hospital after being struck by a sheriff's department vehicle.

Sunday, July 14th 2019, 4:16 PM EDT
Body of missing boater recovered from James River
Body of missing boater recovered from James River

Officials searching along the James River have recovered the body of a missing boater.

Sunday, July 14th 2019, 3:16 PM EDT
Virginia Beach gets 13 bids for probe into mass shooting
Virginia Beach gets 13 bids for probe into mass shooting

Virginia Beach has received 13 bids from companies that want to lead an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding a recent mass shooting that killed 12 people.

Sunday, July 14th 2019, 3:00 PM EDT
DNA confirms remains are those of missing Virginia toddler
DNA confirms remains are those of missing Virginia toddler

Police in Virginia have confirmed that human remains found at a trash incinerator earlier this month belong to a 2-year-old boy who went missing.

Saturday, July 13th 2019, 5:27 PM EDT
Records show Scott Taylor late on property taxes again
Records show Scott Taylor late on property taxes again

Records show former Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor has accumulated overdue property tax bills in Virginia for at least the second time.

Saturday, July 13th 2019, 3:55 PM EDT
No bond for Virginia plasma center stabbing suspect
No bond for Virginia plasma center stabbing suspect

A Virginia man accused of stabbing three people at a plasma donation center will remain behind bars for now after a judge refused to set bond in the case.

Saturday, July 13th 2019, 2:58 PM EDT
Man gets 20 years in box cutter attack on police officer
Man gets 20 years in box cutter attack on police officer

A Virginia man who pleaded guilty to attempted capital murder after attacking a police officer with a box cutter last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Saturday, July 13th 2019, 12:14 PM EDT
Vandals targeting dockless electric scooters in Richmond
Vandals targeting dockless electric scooters in Richmond

Dockless electric scooters have become a popular way to get from here to there in cities around the country. But in Richmond, the e-scooters also have become a popular target for vandals.

Saturday, July 13th 2019, 11:18 AM EDT
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Saturday, July 13th 2019, 6:02 AM EDT
The Latest: Turkey objects to case against ex-Flynn partner
The Latest: Turkey objects to case against ex-Flynn partner

The Latest on the upcoming trial of Bjian Kian, one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local)

Friday, July 12th 2019, 6:18 PM EDT
Virginia to get share of opioid settlement
Virginia to get share of opioid settlement

Virginia is set to get a still-to-be determined amount of a $1.4 billion settlement to resolve U.S. investigations into the marketing of an anti-addiction drug.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 6:14 PM EDT
Owner: "Swamp cancer" likely killed Chincoteague pony
Owner: "Swamp cancer" likely killed Chincoteague pony

A buyback owner of a Chincoteague pony says "swamp cancer" is likely what caused the horse's death.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 6:10 PM EDT
Virginia lawmaker accused of hacking aide' email
Virginia lawmaker accused of hacking aide' email

A Virginia lawmaker is being accused by a former staffer of privacy violations.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 5:30 PM EDT
Virginia Beach city staffer fired for comments on shooting
Virginia Beach city staffer fired for comments on shooting

A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace because supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 1:45 PM EDT
The Latest: House OKs limiting Trump ability to strike Iran
The Latest: House OKs limiting Trump ability to strike Iran

The Latest on Congress and the defense policy bill (all times local):

Friday, July 12th 2019, 1:42 PM EDT
Flynn's absence leaves hole at trial of ex-business partner
Flynn's absence leaves hole at trial of ex-business partner

Prosecutors will have to go to trial Monday against the ex-business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn with no assurance they can present evidence of any kind from Flynn himself.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 1:05 PM EDT
2 dead, dozens ill from outbreak at Virginia retirement home
2 dead, dozens ill from outbreak at Virginia retirement home

Virginia health department officials say two people have died and 18 more have been hospitalized by a respiratory virus outbreak at a retirement community.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 11:37 AM EDT
Ex-Virginia governor pushes back on harassment allegations
Ex-Virginia governor pushes back on harassment allegations

Former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder is pushing back against sexual harassment allegations made by a student six decades his junior.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 11:37 AM EDT
Virginia forestry department HQ gets new solar panels
Virginia forestry department HQ gets new solar panels

Virginia's forestry department has put up new solar panels on its headquarters as part of an effort to provide cleaner energy to state buildings.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 5:17 AM EDT
Man in slayings indefinitely committed to mental hospital
Man in slayings indefinitely committed to mental hospital

A Virginia man found not guilty by reason of insanity in three slayings has been ordered indefinitely committed to a mental hospital for continued inpatient treatment.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 2:33 AM EDT
House Democrats move to pass a trimmed defense bill
House Democrats move to pass a trimmed defense bill

The Democratic-controlled House is moving to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy with a $725 billion measure that pares back the Trump administration's defense request and its authority to make war against Iran.

Friday, July 12th 2019, 12:49 AM EDT
Oliver North says NRA is smearing him to avoid scrutiny
Thursday, July 11th 2019, 7:57 PM EDT
Court: Baltimore can't stop settlement winners from speaking
Court: Baltimore can't stop settlement winners from speaking

An appeals court has ruled that Baltimore's practice of reducing financial settlements to alleged victims of police misconduct when they speak out about their experience is unconstitutional.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 4:21 PM EDT
SC moves death row to new prison for 2nd time in 2 years
SC moves death row to new prison for 2nd time in 2 years

For the second time in two years, South Carolina has moved its death row inmates to a new prison.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 3:01 PM EDT
Virginia authorities capture man who escaped ICE detention
Virginia authorities capture man who escaped ICE detention

Police in Virginia say they've captured an immigration detainee from Guinea who scaled the fence of a Virginia detention center.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 11:01 AM EDT
Probe: Ex-Virginia governor kissed student without consent
Probe: Ex-Virginia governor kissed student without consent

An investigation has found that former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder did kiss a university student 66 years younger than he is without her consent.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 10:05 AM EDT
Virginia sheriff says couple was on meth as child drowned
Virginia sheriff says couple was on meth as child drowned

Virginia authorities say the parents of a missing girl found drowned in the New River were high on meth at the time she fell into the water.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 10:01 AM EDT
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Thursday, July 11th 2019, 6:00 AM EDT
Virginia seeking publics ideas on improving I-95
Virginia seeking publics ideas on improving I-95

Virginia transportation officials are asking the public for ideas on how to improve a heavily trafficked highway.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 5:00 AM EDT
Ikea to close Virginia plant that employs 300
Ikea to close Virginia plant that employs 300

An Ikea facility in Virginia that employs 300 people is shutting down.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 4:56 AM EDT
Man charged with shooting child now accused of killing baby
Man charged with shooting child now accused of killing baby

A Virginia man charged with shooting a 5-year-old in the head is now accused of killing a toddler.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 2:40 AM EDT
Former NFL defensive lineman says he needs kidney transplant
Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 9:36 PM EDT
Inmate who was suing prison over poor medical care has died
Inmate who was suing prison over poor medical care has died

An inmate who was suing her Virginia prison over allegations of poor medical treatment has died.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 2:27 PM EDT
Miners worried about pay during Blackjewel coal bankruptcy
Miners worried about pay during Blackjewel coal bankruptcy

Some Virginia miners for the coal company Blackjewel LLC say their paychecks are bouncing and they remain out of work as the company goes through bankruptcy proceedings.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 1:19 PM EDT
Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax says eyewitness backs up his story
Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax says eyewitness backs up his story

An attorney for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says there's a witness who can corroborate his story that he did not rape a woman while they were students at Duke University nearly 20 years ago.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 1:07 PM EDT
Sturgeon, America's forgotten dinosaurs, show signs of life
Sturgeon, America's forgotten dinosaurs, show signs of life

Some American sturgeons are mounting a comeback from the edge of extinction.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 11:55 AM EDT
Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records
Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records

Federal scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year due to rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 11:43 AM EDT
US appeals court sides with Trump in lawsuit involving hotel
US appeals court sides with Trump in lawsuit involving hotel

A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 11:43 AM EDT
Woman's horseback protests against pipeline is almost done
Woman's horseback protests against pipeline is almost done

A Virginia woman protesting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by riding her horse along the route is nearing the end of her journey.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 10:23 AM EDT
Missing 3-year-old girl found dead in Virginia river
Missing 3-year-old girl found dead in Virginia river

Virginia authorities have found the body of a missing 3-year-old girl in the New River.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 8:07 AM EDT
Richmond International Airport names new president and CEO
Richmond International Airport names new president and CEO

Richmond International Airport has named a new president and chief executive officer.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 4:47 AM EDT
Virginia is now election battleground in fight over gun laws
Virginia is now election battleground in fight over gun laws

Virginia is now a key election battleground in the long-running fight over gun laws.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 3:19 AM EDT
US marshals offer reward for Virginia man in fatal shooting
US marshals offer reward for Virginia man in fatal shooting

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information leading to the arrest of a Virginia man charged with second-degree murder.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 2:35 AM EDT
FEMA: Gulf, East coast can still prepare for hurricanes
FEMA: Gulf, East coast can still prepare for hurricanes

FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program are urging people on the Gulf and East coasts to act now to prepare for hurricane season and buy flood insurance.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 5:15 PM EDT
Attorneys general write PJM on search for new CEO
Attorneys general write PJM on search for new CEO

The attorneys general of Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia are urging the nation's biggest electric grid operator to choose a CEO who will help with "efforts to address climate change" and embrace changes...

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 3:43 PM EDT
Rhode Island governor signs bill to deregulate hair braiding
Rhode Island governor signs bill to deregulate hair braiding

Rhode Island's governor has signed a bill to deregulate the business of African-style hair braiding.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 3:11 PM EDT
Thief steals 12K Virginia lottery tickets
Thief steals 12K Virginia lottery tickets

Authorities in Virginia say a suspect stole more than 12,000 lottery tickets valued at up to $360,000 from a convenience store.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 2:30 PM EDT
Michael Flynn won't testify at ex-business partner's trial
Michael Flynn won't testify at ex-business partner's trial

Prosecutors won't call former national security adviser Michael Flynn to testify at the upcoming trial of his one-time business partner.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 11:58 AM EDT
The Latest: Activists rally outside Virginia gun law session
The Latest: Activists rally outside Virginia gun law session

The Latest on Virginia's special legislative session to consider stricter gun laws after another mass shooting (all times local):

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 9:58 AM EDT
Virginia making progress on closing training centers
Virginia making progress on closing training centers

With about a year left before the prescribed closure of the Central Virginia Training Center, the state has moved most of its patients with intellectual and physical disabilities into community-based care settings.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 9:46 AM EDT
Youth minister sentenced for indecent liberty with minor
Youth minister sentenced for indecent liberty with minor

A former Virginia youth minister has been sentenced to three years in prison for exposing himself to a girl and forcing her to touch him.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 9:26 AM EDT
Former trooper accused of unauthorized background checks
Former trooper accused of unauthorized background checks

Virginia State Police say a former trooper has been indicted on charges he used department technology to perform unauthorized background checks.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 7:54 AM EDT
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Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 6:02 AM EDT
Guatemalan woman living in Virginia church faces $214K fine
Guatemalan woman living in Virginia church faces $214K fine

Federal officials are threatening to issue a $214,000 fine against a Guatemalan woman who has been living in a Charlottesville, Virginia, church for nearly a year.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 5:38 AM EDT
Virginia automotive factory fined $168K over air pollution
Virginia automotive factory fined $168K over air pollution

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has fined an automotive factory more than $168,000 for releasing excessive levels of hydrochloric acid into the air.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 1:38 AM EDT
Virginia lawmakers to debate gun laws after mass shooting
Virginia lawmakers to debate gun laws after mass shooting

Virginia lawmakers are set to debate and vote on whether new gun laws are needed after a gunman killed a dozen people a little more than a month ago.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 1:06 AM EDT
Police fatally shoot man during Virginia incident
Police fatally shoot man during Virginia incident

Virginia state police are investigating a fatal police shooting of a man who allegedly fired a gun and then attempted to enter a home in Rockingham County.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 6:05 PM EDT
Top Virginia Republican proposes gun-control measure
Top Virginia Republican proposes gun-control measure

A top Virginia Republican is calling for a broad ban on guns in government buildings a day before state lawmakers convene a special session on gun laws.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 5:37 PM EDT
Virginia police say woman, child, infant died in crash
Virginia police say woman, child, infant died in crash

Virginia authorities say a woman, a child and an infant were the three people killed in a crash that left four more seriously injured.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 3:09 PM EDT
Inmate dies of suspected overdose at Virginia women's prison
Inmate dies of suspected overdose at Virginia women's prison

Prison officials have confirmed that an inmate at a Virginia women's prison died last week of a suspected drug overdose.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 2:45 PM EDT
Rains strand Washington drivers, flood White House basement
Rains strand Washington drivers, flood White House basement

A slow-moving rainstorm has washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 11:49 AM EDT
Virginia county to take up Confederate battle flag case
Virginia county to take up Confederate battle flag case

A court date will soon be set to determine whether a massive confederate battle flag will be allowed to fly on private property off of a Virginia highway.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 10:13 AM EDT
Virginia man due in court in plasma center stabbing
Virginia man due in court in plasma center stabbing

A 20-year-old Virginia man accused of stabbing three people at a plasma donation center is expected to be arraigned on malicious wounding charges.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 9:57 AM EDT
Virginia police seek records in fatal gas station explosion
Virginia police seek records in fatal gas station explosion

Virginia State Police are looking into a fuel distributor as they investigate a gas station explosion that killed four people and injured three others.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 8:12 AM EDT
Former Rep. Scott Taylor announces US Senate bid in Virginia
Former Rep. Scott Taylor announces US Senate bid in Virginia

Republican former Rep. Scott Taylor says he's running for U.S. Senate in Virginia, hoping to unseat Democrat Mark Warner.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 7:52 AM EDT
3 killed, 1 injured in 2-vehcle crash in Spotsylvania
3 killed, 1 injured in 2-vehcle crash in Spotsylvania

State police say three people have died and a fourth suffered serious injuries in a car crash in central Virginia.

Sunday, July 7th 2019, 6:40 PM EDT
Spousal privilege causes dropped murder solicitation charge
Spousal privilege causes dropped murder solicitation charge

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Virginia woman who had been accused of trying to persuade her husband to kill her sister-in-law because state law barred the man from testifying against his spouse.

Sunday, July 7th 2019, 2:15 PM EDT
Ku Klux Klan holds recruitment rally at county courthouse
Ku Klux Klan holds recruitment rally at county courthouse

About a dozen people wearing white Klan robes and waving Confederate flags held a recruitment rally Saturday outside a Virginia courthouse.

Sunday, July 7th 2019, 1:27 PM EDT
Special session on guns expected to be contentious
Special session on guns expected to be contentious

Virginia lawmakers are set to assemble Tuesday for what will likely be a contentious legislative session on gun laws.

Sunday, July 7th 2019, 9:35 AM EDT
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
Sunday, July 7th 2019, 5:59 AM EDT