Chief: Restaurant fired cashier who refused to serve officer
Chief: Restaurant fired cashier who refused to serve officer

A police chief says a North Carolina fast-food restaurant has fired at least one employee after a cashier refused to serve an officer.

2 hrs 41 mins ago
News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EST
News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EST

Authorities in Virginia are searching for a Marine who deserted his post in North Carolina and has since been named as a person of interest in the shooting death of his mother's boyfriend. News outlets report...

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 2:45 PM EDT
Camera, apparent tripwire found near Charlottesville statue
Camera, apparent tripwire found near Charlottesville statue

Police have removed an unauthorized camera and apparent tripwire device from the vicinity of a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, Virginia.

3 hrs 17 mins ago
Police: Distraught mother tried to kill her 2 kids
Police: Distraught mother tried to kill her 2 kids

Authorities in Virginia say a woman has been charged with attempted murder after trying to kill her children.

3 hrs 41 mins ago
93-year-old veteran to receive honorary high school diploma
93-year-old veteran to receive honorary high school diploma

A 93-year-old veteran from Virginia is finally getting a diploma, more than 75 years after World War II interrupted his education.

10 hrs 42 mins ago
Authorities seek ex-Marine in shooting death of Virginia man
Authorities seek ex-Marine in shooting death of Virginia man

Authorities in Virginia are searching for a former Marine named as a person of interest in the shooting death of his mother's boyfriend.

13 hrs 2 mins ago
Sheriff: Suspect in custody following Virginia shooting
Sheriff: Suspect in custody following Virginia shooting

Authorities in a Virginia county say an arrest has been made in connection with the weekend death of a man shot multiple times.

20 hrs 6 mins ago
Virginia school: Employee disciplined over vanishing paper
Virginia school: Employee disciplined over vanishing paper

Radford University says a school employee responsible for at least some disappearing copies of the student-run newspaper in September was disciplined internally but won't face criminal charges.

21 hrs 2 mins ago
4 'Hidden Figures' women to be honored with Congress medals
4 'Hidden Figures' women to be honored with Congress medals

Four black women who gained national attention in a recent book and movie for groundbreaking NASA work in Virginia during space-race years will receive special awards from Congress.

22 hrs 6 mins ago
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
Sunday, November 10th 2019, 5:02 AM EST
Man charged in death of Virginia pedestrian struck by car
Man charged in death of Virginia pedestrian struck by car

A man has been arrested in the death of a pedestrian struck by a car while crossing a Tidewater Virginia road.

Saturday, November 9th 2019, 7:17 PM EST
Authorities accuse Virginia doctor of unnecessary surgeries
Authorities accuse Virginia doctor of unnecessary surgeries

Federal prosecutors are accusing a Virginia physician of performing unnecessary surgical procedures on women without their knowledge or consent.

Saturday, November 9th 2019, 1:57 PM EST
Democrats to pick new Virginia House speaker
Democrats to pick new Virginia House speaker

Virginia Democrats are set to pick a new speaker of the House of Delegates after flipping control of the lower chamber.

Saturday, November 9th 2019, 9:37 AM EST
Virginia mother gets 20 years in starvation death of her son
Virginia mother gets 20 years in starvation death of her son

The mother of a Virginia boy who died from severe starvation and neglect has been ordered to spend 20 years in prison.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 7:43 PM EST
Virginia Republicans cancel meeting on gun violence
Virginia Republicans cancel meeting on gun violence

Virginia Republicans have canceled a meeting where they were to present GOP-backed proposals to curb gun violence.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 4:43 PM EST
Black lawmakers in Virginia set to be key powerbrokers
Black lawmakers in Virginia set to be key powerbrokers

In Virginia, where political power has historically eluded black people, African Americans have just won unprecedented levels of clout.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 4:35 PM EST
Texas man charged with threatening family of suicide victim
Texas man charged with threatening family of suicide victim

A Texas man who allegedly had an online relationship with a 16-year-old Virginia girl has been charged with cyberstalking and threatening the girl's family following her suicide.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 4:31 PM EST
Appeals court: Defamation suit against InfoWars can continue
Appeals court: Defamation suit against InfoWars can continue

A federal appeals court in Virginia has denied a petition from InfoWars and other far-right defendants and is allowing a defamation lawsuit against them to continue.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 1:47 PM EST
Press group: Hollywood libel lawsuit could set bad precedent
Press group: Hollywood libel lawsuit could set bad precedent

Free press advocates in Virginia are concerned that a libel lawsuit between two Hollywood stars could set a bad precedent.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 12:15 PM EST
Va. colleges get millions to boost computer science grads
Va. colleges get millions to boost computer science grads

Several colleges and universities in Virginia will receive millions of dollars from the state to increase computer science graduate numbers as part of a deal with Amazon.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 11:27 AM EST
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
Friday, November 8th 2019, 4:59 AM EST
Virginia gets 18 requests for new mine reclamation program
Virginia gets 18 requests for new mine reclamation program

Virginia has received 18 requests for funding under a new pilot program that will dole out millions of dollars to reclaim abandoned coal mines.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 4:31 AM EST
Virginia peanut company set to expand
Virginia peanut company set to expand

A peanut company in southside Virginia is expanding operations.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 4:31 AM EST
Virginia man with in-home arsenal gets 8 years in prison
Virginia man with in-home arsenal gets 8 years in prison

A Virginia man has been sentenced to almost eight years in prison for allowing Longwood University students to regularly smoke marijuana in his weapon-filled home.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 4:19 AM EST
Virginia man gets prison for cyberstalking ex-girlfriends
Virginia man gets prison for cyberstalking ex-girlfriends

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for cyberstalking his ex-girlfriends and sending nude photos of them to their families, friends and even a church.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 1:23 AM EST
Translator whose own voice was intercepted expected to plea
Translator whose own voice was intercepted expected to plea

A former FBI translator charged with altering transcripts after his own voice was caught on intercepts with terrorism suspects is expected to enter a guilty plea.

Friday, November 8th 2019, 12:07 AM EST
Virginia woman gets jail time for slamming courtroom door
Virginia woman gets jail time for slamming courtroom door

The slam of a courtroom door has led to time in the slammer for a Virginia woman.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 5:07 PM EST
The Latest: Saudi official declines comment on spying
The Latest: Saudi official declines comment on spying

The Latest on allegations from U.S. prosecutors that Saudi Arabia recruited two Twitter employees to spy on accounts that included prominent government opponents (all times local):

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 4:03 PM EST
APNewsBreak: Study says school shooters showed warning signs
APNewsBreak: Study says school shooters showed warning signs

Most of the students who commit deadly school attacks were bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others, but wasn't reported.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 1:02 PM EST
Speaker Cox won't seek leadership post in reshaped House
Speaker Cox won't seek leadership post in reshaped House

Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox says new blood is needed to lead Republicans after the GOP lost its two-decade old majority in the House of Delegates.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 9:54 AM EST
2nd Virginia teen indicted on murder charge in shooting
2nd Virginia teen indicted on murder charge in shooting

Another Virginia teen has been indicted in a fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 8:06 AM EST
Elevated lead levels found in 27 Virginia Beach schools
Elevated lead levels found in 27 Virginia Beach schools

Virginia Beach City Public School officials say elevated lead levels have been detected at 27 of its schools.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 7:46 AM EST
Voters in Virginia county reject Kmart courthouse plan
Voters in Virginia county reject Kmart courthouse plan

Voters in a southwest Virginia county have defeated a proposal that would have relocated their historic courthouse's functions to a vacant Kmart building in a strip mall.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 4:22 AM EST
Veterans Day ceremony to be held at Virginia War Memorial
Veterans Day ceremony to be held at Virginia War Memorial

The 63rd annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held Monday at the Virginia War Memorial.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 4:14 AM EST
Women keep up victories in Trump-era political surge
Women keep up victories in Trump-era political surge

Female candidates have again made gains across the country in what's a troubling signal for President Donald Trump ahead of his reelection bid.

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 12:09 AM EST
Trump plows ahead despite fresh signs of trouble in 2020
Trump plows ahead despite fresh signs of trouble in 2020

President Donald Trump and his Republican supporters are insisting that no course correction is needed despite stinging Republican defeats in battleground suburbs and a Democrat on the verge of victory in the...

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 7:02 PM EST
Write-in votes in Freitas House race will be counted by hand
Write-in votes in Freitas House race will be counted by hand

Republican Del. Nick Freitas will have to wait until next week for thousands of write-in ballots to be counted by hand before he learns the outcome of Tuesday's voting.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 5:37 PM EST
2 charged in Virginia teenager's stabbing death
2 charged in Virginia teenager's stabbing death

Police in Virginia have arrested two people after a teenage girl was stabbed to death after a fight.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 4:09 PM EST
New Mexico spruce begins journey to be 2019 Christmas tree
New Mexico spruce begins journey to be 2019 Christmas tree

A 60-foot (18-meter) blue spruce was cut down Wednesday during a ceremony in a forested canyon in northern New Mexico, starting a 2½ -week journey that will take it to the U.S. Capitol to be this year's Christmas tree.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 1:57 PM EST
Alabama tourism honored for civil rights promotion
Alabama tourism honored for civil rights promotion

Alabama's state tourism agency is being honored for its work promoting civil rights travel in 14 U.S. states.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 10:53 AM EST
The Latest: Northam says gun safety voters powered wins
The Latest: Northam says gun safety voters powered wins

The Latest on Virginia's elections (all times local):

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 10:25 AM EST
4 arrested after shooting in Walmart parking lot injures 2
4 arrested after shooting in Walmart parking lot injures 2

Two adults and two juveniles have been arrested after a shooting in a Walmart parking lot that left a man and a woman injured.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 10:05 AM EST
California man caught with loaded gun at Virginia airport
California man caught with loaded gun at Virginia airport

The Transportation Security Administration says a California man has been cited for having a gun loaded with three bullets in a carry-on bag at an airport in Virginia.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 8:57 AM EST
Police car hit head-on in wrong-way crash, 2 injured
Police car hit head-on in wrong-way crash, 2 injured

A wrong-way crash involving a police vehicle and a car in Virginia has left two people injured.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 6:49 AM EST
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 5:00 AM EST
Man in stabbing attack now banished from Virginia county
Man in stabbing attack now banished from Virginia county

A Virginia man who stabbed another during a fight last year is now banned from the county where the crime happened.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 2:00 AM EST
Democrats promise swift action after win in Virginia
Democrats promise swift action after win in Virginia

Virginia Democrats are promising swift action on a host of liberal policy proposals now that they've taken control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 12:40 AM EST
No bowl needed: Virginia Dem who lost drawing wins rematch
No bowl needed: Virginia Dem who lost drawing wins rematch

A Democratic candidate who lost a random drawing that determined control of the Virginia House of Delegates nearly two years ago has won a rematch against her Republican opponent.

Wednesday, November 6th 2019, 12:28 AM EST
Woman who gave the finger to Trump's car wins election
Woman who gave the finger to Trump's car wins election

The woman who lost her job after displaying her middle finger at President Donald Trump's motorcade has won a seat on a county board of supervisors in Virginia.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 11:24 PM EST
The Latest: Democrat wards off challenge from ex-delegate
The Latest: Democrat wards off challenge from ex-delegate

The Latest on Virginia's elections (all times local):

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 9:40 PM EST
Virginia woman dies after crash on I-77 in North Carolina
Virginia woman dies after crash on I-77 in North Carolina

Authorities in North Carolina say a Virginia woman has died of injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 77.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 4:00 PM EST
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VA-StHou-Contested

By The Associated Press

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 1:47 PM EST
VA-StSen-Trend
VA-StSen-Trend

By The Associated Press

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 1:39 PM EST
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VA-StSen-Contested

By The Associated Press

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 1:39 PM EST
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VA-StHou-Trend

By The Associated Press

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 1:39 PM EST
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VA-TopRaces-Glance-Sum

By The Associated Press

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 1:19 PM EST
The Latest: Virginia election a test of anti-Trump fervor
The Latest: Virginia election a test of anti-Trump fervor

The Latest on Virginia's legislative elections (all times local):

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 8:59 AM EST
Sheriff: Bodies found may be linked to arson, murders
Sheriff: Bodies found may be linked to arson, murders

The remains of three people found in a charred pickup truck in Virginia appear to be connected to the deaths of two children in North Carolina.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 8:47 AM EST
Forestry department: 'Peak week' for leaves along parkway
Forestry department: 'Peak week' for leaves along parkway

The Virginia Department of Forestry says it's "peak week" for colorful fall foliage along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 4:47 AM EST
Virginia man charged in crash that killed 5-year-old boy
Virginia man charged in crash that killed 5-year-old boy

A Virginia man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of his former girlfriend's 5-year-old son.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 4:47 AM EST
Virginia man charged in crash that killed 5-year-old boy
Virginia man charged in crash that killed 5-year-old boy

Police have charged a Virginia man with manslaughter and driving under the influence in a crash that killed his ex-girlfriend's 5-year-old son.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 3:55 AM EST
Virginia voters cast ballots in marquee legislative contest
Virginia voters cast ballots in marquee legislative contest

Virginians are deciding which party should control the statehouse in a widely watched contest that will test how voters feel about President Donald Trump and his possible impeachment.

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 12:27 AM EST
Elections in 4 states Tuesday will offer test runs for 2020
Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 12:23 AM EST
Man gets 3 months in jail for 2018 Capitol Square incident
Man gets 3 months in jail for 2018 Capitol Square incident

A man who drove around Richmond's Capitol Square and approached the Executive Mansion without permission in 2018 has been sentenced to more than three months in jail.

Monday, November 4th 2019, 5:51 PM EST
Black man who led neo-Nazi group dies amid bid to destroy it
Monday, November 4th 2019, 5:47 PM EST
CBS: Lt. Gov.'s libel lawsuit an effort to silence accusers
CBS: Lt. Gov.'s libel lawsuit an effort to silence accusers

A broadcaster sued by Virginia's lieutenant governor after airing interviews from two women accusing him of sexual assault says his defamation lawsuit is an attempt to silence his accusers.

Monday, November 4th 2019, 1:42 PM EST
Trump tweets support for Republican candidates in Virginia
Trump tweets support for Republican candidates in Virginia

President Donald Trump is tweeting support for Republican candidates in Virginia ahead of the state's highly watched legislative elections.

Monday, November 4th 2019, 10:54 AM EST
Virginia man gets 2 life sentences for raping disabled women
Virginia man gets 2 life sentences for raping disabled women

A former employee of a Virginia nonprofit for disabled individuals has been given two life terms in prison for raping and impregnating women with mental disabilities.

Monday, November 4th 2019, 10:50 AM EST
New regulations will limit striped bass catch next year
New regulations will limit striped bass catch next year

People will have to catch fewer striped bass in waters along the East Coast next year.

Monday, November 4th 2019, 10:22 AM EST
Virginia man charged in weeklong kidnapping of 14-year-old
Virginia man charged in weeklong kidnapping of 14-year-old

A 33-year-old Virginia man is accused of abducting a 14-year-old girl and leading police on a car chase that ended in his arrest and the girl's return.

Monday, November 4th 2019, 6:30 AM EST
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
Monday, November 4th 2019, 5:02 AM EST
Virginia adds more than 300 acres to natural area preserves
Virginia adds more than 300 acres to natural area preserves

Virginia has added more than 300 acres to natural area preserves, including land near the Appalachian Trail.

Monday, November 4th 2019, 4:50 AM EST
Biden rallies Virginia Democrats days before state election
Biden rallies Virginia Democrats days before state election

Joe Biden is working on a national campaign of his own, but he made time for a trip to Virginia to rally party activists two days before a pivotal state election.

Sunday, November 3rd 2019, 6:53 PM EST
Police charge man with stabbing 4 at Virginia pizza shop
Police charge man with stabbing 4 at Virginia pizza shop

Police in Virginia have charged a man with stabbing four people at a pizza restaurant.

Sunday, November 3rd 2019, 1:57 PM EST
Virginia boy to compete on Food Network's 'Chopped Junior'
Virginia boy to compete on Food Network's 'Chopped Junior'

An 11-year-old boy from Virginia has been chosen to compete on the Food Network show "Chopped Junior."

Sunday, November 3rd 2019, 11:49 AM EST
Pence makes swing through Virginia before key state election
Pence makes swing through Virginia before key state election

Vice President Mike Pence has made a campaign swing through Virginia to try to shore up support for Republicans as they try to maintain control of the state legislature in Tuesday's election.

Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 7:08 PM EDT
Missing Virginia man found dead, foul play not suspected
Missing Virginia man found dead, foul play not suspected

A 78-year-old Virginia man reported missing Thursday has been found dead about 80 miles northeast of Richmond.

Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 5:12 PM EDT
Rudy Boesch, early fan favorite on 'Survivor,' dies at 91
Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 4:56 PM EDT
US Attorney Cullen being considered for federal judgeship
US Attorney Cullen being considered for federal judgeship

U.S. Attorney Thomas Cullen is under consideration for a federal judgeship to fill a vacancy in U.S. District Court in Roanoke.

Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 1:19 PM EDT
Richmond police arrest 2 men in fatal shooting of 9-year-old
Richmond police arrest 2 men in fatal shooting of 9-year-old

Police have arrested two men and are seeking a third in the killing of a 9-year-old girl who was fatally shot in a Richmond park.

Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 10:39 AM EDT
Space shipment launched with sports car parts, cookie oven
Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 10:03 AM EDT
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 6:03 AM EDT
World Series champs Washington Nationals get their parade
World Series champs Washington Nationals get their parade

The Washington Nationals are getting a hero's welcome home from a city that had been thirsting for a World Series championship for nearly a century.

Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 12:26 AM EDT
Is the anti-Trump suburban revolt escalating? Watch Virginia
Is the anti-Trump suburban revolt escalating? Watch Virginia

There are no easy answers for Republicans in the Virginia suburbs.

Saturday, November 2nd 2019, 12:22 AM EDT
Sheriff: Ex-police officer accused of having child porn
Sheriff: Ex-police officer accused of having child porn

Authorities in Virginia have accused a former police officer who investigated child pornography of possessing it.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 5:34 PM EDT
Woodlands tract to become part of Jefferson National Forest
Woodlands tract to become part of Jefferson National Forest

Nearly 5,000 acres (2,023 hectares) of woodlands in northern Botetourt County is to become part of the Jefferson National Forest.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 4:46 PM EDT
The Latest: Body of swept-away driver found in New York
The Latest: Body of swept-away driver found in New York

The Latest on the severe weather that hit the eastern United States (all times local):

Friday, November 1st 2019, 3:02 PM EDT
Judge rules on dispute over George Mason voter registrations
Judge rules on dispute over George Mason voter registrations

Roughly 170 George Mason University students whose voter-registration applications were rejected will be allowed to cast ballots in Tuesday's elections.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 2:46 PM EDT
Feds: Man who abused child came back to US illegally
Feds: Man who abused child came back to US illegally

Federal authorities say a man who was convicted of sexual abuse a child has now been found guilty of illegally coming back into the United States.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 2:22 PM EDT
Fight over energy policy fuels Virginia election spending
Fight over energy policy fuels Virginia election spending

A fight between a wealthy investor and the state's biggest power company is helping fuel record-breaking fundraising in Virginia's closely watched legislative races.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 2:14 PM EDT
Catholic order that serves the elderly is leaving Virginia
Catholic order that serves the elderly is leaving Virginia

A Catholic congregation of religious women that serves the elderly is leaving Virginia after 145 years. It's the seventh time in six years that the congregation has pulled out across the country because fewer women are...

Friday, November 1st 2019, 9:07 AM EDT
Sysco agrees to settle gender discrimination allegations
Sysco agrees to settle gender discrimination allegations

Four companies within Sysco Corporation have agreed to pay more than $180,000 to settle claims of gender discrimination on the East Coast.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 8:43 AM EDT
New industrial hemp processing facility coming to Virginia
New industrial hemp processing facility coming to Virginia

Virginia is getting its first industrial hemp fiber processing facility.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 4:43 AM EDT
Virginia police charge man with causing fatal multicar crash
Virginia police charge man with causing fatal multicar crash

Police in Virginia have arrested a man they say caused a fatal multivehicle crash.

Friday, November 1st 2019, 3:35 AM EDT
Thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued for DC area
Thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued for DC area

Forecasters have issued flash flood warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of the Washington area.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 10:43 PM EDT
Nats fans celebrate win without climbing the light poles
Nats fans celebrate win without climbing the light poles

A city often characterized as a little uptight let some raw emotion, and many kegs of beer, flow freely as the Washington Nationals delivered the city's first World Series victory since 1924.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 4:51 PM EDT
Virginia mom charged with murder in 2-year-old son's death
Virginia mom charged with murder in 2-year-old son's death

The Virginia woman whose 2-year-old son was found in a trash incinerator has been charged with murder in his death.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 4:39 PM EDT
Police searching for suspect who stabbed 4 inside pizza shop
Police searching for suspect who stabbed 4 inside pizza shop

Authorities in Virginia say they are looking for a suspect who stabbed four people at a pizza shop, leaving one man in critical condition.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 3:23 PM EDT
Lawsuit seeks reinstated voter registrations at George Mason
Lawsuit seeks reinstated voter registrations at George Mason

A voting-rights group has filed a lawsuit against Fairfax County seeking to reinstate roughly 170 voter-registration applications rejected from students at George Mason University.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 3:15 PM EDT
The Latest: Cold front causing power outages in Southeast
The Latest: Cold front causing power outages in Southeast

The Latest on storms and cold weather (all times local):

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 12:34 PM EDT
Commission: Virginia let company defy fishing limits in bay
Commission: Virginia let company defy fishing limits in bay

Fishing regulators say the state of Virginia allowed a Canadian-owned company that makes fish-oil supplements to defy catch limits for a tiny and oily fish in the Chesapeake Bay.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 12:06 PM EDT
State of Virginia sues Teva Pharmaceuticals over opioids
State of Virginia sues Teva Pharmaceuticals over opioids

Virginia's attorney general has filed a new lawsuit over the opioid crisis, even as the top lawyers in some states are pushing to settle claims over powerful prescription painkillers.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 11:10 AM EDT
Altria writes down Juul investment amid vaping concerns
Altria writes down Juul investment amid vaping concerns

Altria Group swung to a loss in the third quarter as it wrote down the value of its investment in e-cigarette maker Juul.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 10:26 AM EDT
Storms precede season's first freeze across South
Storms precede season's first freeze across South

Storms raked across the central United States from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes ahead of an arctic blast that forecasters say could bring record cold to the South.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 9:54 AM EDT
$675K grant awarded to build collegiate recovery programs
$675K grant awarded to build collegiate recovery programs

Virginia Commonwealth University has been awarded a $675,000 grant to help eight other schools develop substance abuse recovery programs.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 9:42 AM EDT
Juvenile humpback whale washes ashore in Virginia Beach
Juvenile humpback whale washes ashore in Virginia Beach

A young whale has washed up dead in Virginia.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 9:34 AM EDT
Virginia women's college updates transgender student policy
Virginia women's college updates transgender student policy

A private women's university in Virginia has announced a new policy allowing students who transition from female to male during their time at the school to graduate.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 7:42 AM EDT
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
Thursday, October 31st 2019, 6:02 AM EDT
UVA official resigns from job created in rally aftermath
UVA official resigns from job created in rally aftermath

The security chief at the University of Virginia whose position was created in the aftermath of a torch-lit rally of white supremacists through campus has resigned.

Thursday, October 31st 2019, 5:02 AM EDT
Virginia man gets 5 years in cocaine case while in ambulance
Virginia man gets 5 years in cocaine case while in ambulance

A convicted drug dealer who weighs 750 pounds (340 kilograms) was sentenced to five years in prison during a hearing that was held in a courthouse loading dock as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 1:37 PM EDT
State sees 12% increase in homeschooling over last 5 years
State sees 12% increase in homeschooling over last 5 years

The number of home-schooled students in Virginia is rising.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 12:09 PM EDT
Northam bounces back from blackface scandal to campaign
Northam bounces back from blackface scandal to campaign

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is actively campaigning for Democratic legislative candidates ahead of Election Day.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 11:13 AM EDT
Gymnastics coach charged with taking indecent liberties
Gymnastics coach charged with taking indecent liberties

A former top gymnastics coach has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a teenage athlete he was coaching.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 10:49 AM EDT
Pilot whose plane crashed into house recalled as avid flier
Pilot whose plane crashed into house recalled as avid flier

The pilot who died when his plane crashed into a house in a New Jersey neighborhood is recalled as a retired New York cardiologist and skilled flier with decades of flight experience.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 10:13 AM EDT
Grammy winner Marty Stuart to hand out gifts on Santa Train
Grammy winner Marty Stuart to hand out gifts on Santa Train

Country star and Grammy winner Marty Stuart will be the celebrity guest on the annual CSX Santa Train, which visits towns in Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia in November to hand out gifts for families.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 5:12 AM EDT
Woman sentenced to 1-year jail sentence for fatal crash
Woman sentenced to 1-year jail sentence for fatal crash

A Virginia woman who struck and killed three people with her car moments after texting an emoji to a friend will spend a year in jail.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 5:04 AM EDT
Virginia Commonwealth University health system CEO retiring
Virginia Commonwealth University health system CEO retiring

The CEO of Virginia Commonwealth University's health system is retiring.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 4:24 AM EDT
Virginia jail nurse sentenced to 1 year for altering report
Virginia jail nurse sentenced to 1 year for altering report

A Virginia jail's former head nurse has been sentenced to a year in prison for falsifying an incident report about injuries an inmate suffered in a beating by other prisoners.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 3:56 AM EDT
Student performance lags on Nation's Report Card
Student performance lags on Nation's Report Card

America's eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading, while fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading. That's according to the latest results from the Nation's Report Card.

Wednesday, October 30th 2019, 12:12 AM EDT
Virginia woman pleads guilty to reckless driving in 3 deaths
Virginia woman pleads guilty to reckless driving in 3 deaths

A Virginia woman accused of hitting and killing three people standing near a disabled car in 2018 has pleaded guilty.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 6:44 PM EDT
Appeals court won't hold rehearing in church shooting case
Appeals court won't hold rehearing in church shooting case

A federal appeals court has rejected a request to reconsider a ruling that reinstated a lawsuit over a faulty background check that allowed a South Carolina man to buy the gun he used to kill nine people in a racist attack...

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 6:08 PM EDT
Ex-UVa football player convicted in investment fraud scheme
Ex-UVa football player convicted in investment fraud scheme

A former University of Virginia football player has been convicted of scamming investors out of $10 million.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 5:20 PM EDT
Police accuse Virginia man of shooting, killing son
Police accuse Virginia man of shooting, killing son

Suffolk police have accused a man in the fatal shooting of his son in a parking lot outside a hospital emergency room.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 3:32 PM EDT
Tulsi Gabbard: Release documents related to Saudis and 9/11
Tulsi Gabbard: Release documents related to Saudis and 9/11

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says federal authorities must release the findings of their investigation into the Saudi government's role in the Sept. 11 attacks.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 3:27 PM EDT
Drydock being flooded for second Ford-class aircraft carrier
Drydock being flooded for second Ford-class aircraft carrier

A shipyard in Virginia has started to flood the drydock where the second aircraft carrier in a new class of carriers has been under construction.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 10:43 AM EDT
Boaters from Rhode Island found safe
Boaters from Rhode Island found safe

The Coast Guard says two boaters from Rhode Island who had been reported missing last weekend have been found safe.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 10:19 AM EDT
Dispute on pipeline compressor station heads to court
Dispute on pipeline compressor station heads to court

A contentious plan to build a natural gas pipeline compressor station in a historic African American community in Virginia is headed to a federal appeals court.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 8:35 AM EDT
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Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 6:03 AM EDT
New wine production facility coming to Virginia
New wine production facility coming to Virginia

A Virginia company is planning to open a new production facility to make Champagne-style wines in the Old Dominion.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 5:03 AM EDT
Virginia sheriff: Man reported missing found shot to death
Virginia sheriff: Man reported missing found shot to death

Authorities say a missing man found dead along a Virginia highway was shot to death.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 3:19 AM EDT
Virginia authorities: Woman found dead at coastal campground
Virginia authorities: Woman found dead at coastal campground

Authorities are trying to determine what happened to a woman who was found dead at a campground on Virginia's eastern shore.

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 3:11 AM EDT
Ist court appearance for man accused in deaths of woman, son
Ist court appearance for man accused in deaths of woman, son

A man indicted for the 2018 murders of a Virginia woman and her son has made an initial court appearance.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 5:31 PM EDT
Pence to promote Trump's trade policies in Virginia
Pence to promote Trump's trade policies in Virginia

Vice President Mike Pence is coming to central Virginia to promote President Donald Trump's trade policies.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 4:43 PM EDT
Trucker charged in crash that shutdown Interstate 81
Trucker charged in crash that shutdown Interstate 81

Virginia State Police have filed charges against a truck driver from North Carolina after a crash that caused a six-hour shutdown on part of Interstate 81.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 2:55 PM EDT
Judge: Virginia cannot ask marriage applicants about race
Judge: Virginia cannot ask marriage applicants about race

A federal judge has ordered Virginia to stop asking marriage applicants to identify themselves by race.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 2:35 PM EDT
Court to hear arguments on Maryland political ads law
Court to hear arguments on Maryland political ads law

A state law that was passed in response to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will get another hearing in federal court.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 11:02 AM EDT
DC police: WV Man sold $2K in fake World Series tickets
DC police: WV Man sold $2K in fake World Series tickets

Police in Washington have arrested a West Virginia man accused of selling $2,000 in fake World Series tickets.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 10:22 AM EDT
Dominion warns of phone scammers who claim bills are unpaid
Dominion warns of phone scammers who claim bills are unpaid

Dominion Energy has issued a warning about scammers calling people in Virginia and claiming they owe money on their electric bill.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 10:14 AM EDT
Police: Multiple overdoses lead to 1 death, 2 arrests
Police: Multiple overdoses lead to 1 death, 2 arrests

Police in Virginia have arrested two men in connection with a series of overdoses, including one that authorities say resulted in a death.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 8:26 AM EDT
Richmond to be featured on Food Network capital cities show
Richmond to be featured on Food Network capital cities show

A show filmed in Richmond by celebrity chef Guy Fieri will air next month on the Food Network.

Monday, October 28th 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
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Sunday, October 27th 2019, 6:00 AM EDT