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  • Updated: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Deadly DC Sniper Shootings Case

    Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Deadly DC Sniper Shootings Case

    Monday, March 18 2019 10:45 AM EDT2019-03-18 14:45:48 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-03-18 17:41:06 GMT
    In this Oct. 20, 2003, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo listens to court proceedings during the trial of fellow sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in Virginia Beach, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Oct. 20, 2003, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo listens to court proceedings during the trial of fellow sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in Virginia Beach, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this Oct. 20, 2003, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo listens to court proceedings during the trial of fellow sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in Virginia Beach, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Oct. 20, 2003, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo listens to court proceedings during the trial of fellow sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad in Virginia Beach, Va. (Photo: AP)
    The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.More
    The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.           More
  • Virginia County Approves Amazon Incentives Despite Protests

    Virginia County Approves Amazon Incentives Despite Protests

    Monday, March 18 2019 9:13 AM EDT2019-03-18 13:13:31 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 9:13 AM EDT2019-03-18 13:13:31 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    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.More
    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.More
  • Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill Opposing Cap-and-Trade

    Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill Opposing Cap-and-Trade

    Thursday, March 14 2019 1:17 PM EDT2019-03-14 17:17:32 GMT
    Thursday, March 14 2019 1:17 PM EDT2019-03-14 17:17:32 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at limiting his authority to institute a carbon cap-and-trade plan.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at limiting his authority to institute a carbon cap-and-trade plan.More
  • Virginia to Conduct Annual Statewide Tornado Drill

    Virginia to Conduct Annual Statewide Tornado Drill

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 8:34 AM EDT2019-03-13 12:34:09 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 8:34 AM EDT2019-03-13 12:34:09 GMT
    State emergency management officials will conduct Virginia's annual statewide tornado drill next week.More
    State emergency management officials will conduct Virginia's annual statewide tornado drill next week.           More
  • Gov. Northam Vetoes Concealed Carry Legislation

    Gov. Northam Vetoes Concealed Carry Legislation

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 4:45 PM EDT2019-03-12 20:45:41 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 4:45 PM EDT2019-03-12 20:45:41 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation that would make it easier for nonresidents to get concealed handgun carry permits.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation that would make it easier for nonresidents to get concealed handgun carry permits.More
  • Virginia's Unemployment Rate Steady at 2.8 Percent

    Virginia's Unemployment Rate Steady at 2.8 Percent

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 8:32 AM EDT2019-03-12 12:32:46 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 8:32 AM EDT2019-03-12 12:32:46 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Virginia's unemployment rate has held steady at 2.8 percent for six months.More
    Virginia's unemployment rate has held steady at 2.8 percent for six months.       More
  • Va. Woman Killed in Overnight Crash on Rt. 13

    Va. Woman Killed in Overnight Crash on Rt. 13

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 6:50 AM EDT2019-03-12 10:50:13 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 7:32 AM EDT2019-03-12 11:32:40 GMT
    A young woman from Accomack County was killed in a crash overnight on Route 13 in Princess Anne, according to Maryland State Police.More
    A young woman from Accomack County, Va. was killed in a crash overnight on Route 13 in Princess Anne, according to Maryland State Police.More
  • Most Virginians to Get Credits on Electric Bills

    Most Virginians to Get Credits on Electric Bills

    Monday, March 11 2019 9:01 AM EDT2019-03-11 13:01:09 GMT
    Monday, March 11 2019 9:01 AM EDT2019-03-11 13:01:09 GMT
    Most Virginians will get a credit on their electric bills because of a federal tax overhaul.More
    Most Virginians will get a credit on their electric bills because of a federal tax overhaul.           More
  • Virginia Encourages Residents to Learn About Flood Risk

    Virginia Encourages Residents to Learn About Flood Risk

    Monday, March 11 2019 6:49 AM EDT2019-03-11 10:49:43 GMT
    Monday, March 11 2019 8:01 AM EDT2019-03-11 12:01:56 GMT
    Flooding in Onley (Photo: Matt Hart)Flooding in Onley (Photo: Matt Hart)
    Flooding in Onley (Photo: Matt Hart)Flooding in Onley (Photo: Matt Hart)
    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.More
    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.More
  • The "Chincoteague Heritage Project" Wants to Preserve the History of the Island

    The "Chincoteague Heritage Project" Wants to Preserve the History of the Island

    Thursday, March 7 2019 4:33 PM EST2019-03-07 21:33:35 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 11:16 AM EST2019-03-08 16:16:37 GMT
    Most people on Delmarva are well aware of the stories about the Chincoteague ponies but for those who call the island home, the history of Chincoteague goes far beyond the beloved icons.More
    Most people on Delmarva are well aware of the stories about the Chincoteague ponies but for those who call the island home, the history of Chincoteague goes far beyond the beloved icons. More
  • New Group Aims to Reduce Drug, Alcohol Abuse at Va. Universities

    New Group Aims to Reduce Drug, Alcohol Abuse at Va. Universities

    Friday, March 8 2019 8:26 AM EST2019-03-08 13:26:03 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 8:26 AM EST2019-03-08 13:26:03 GMT
    A student walks across the Lawn in front of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia. (AP)A student walks across the Lawn in front of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia. (AP)
    A student walks across the Lawn in front of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia. (AP)A student walks across the Lawn in front of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia. (AP)
    A new committee has been formed in Virginia to try to reduce alcohol and drug abuse at the state's colleges and universities.More
    A new committee has been formed in Virginia to try to reduce alcohol and drug abuse at the state's colleges and universities.           More
  • Republican in Key Virginia Senate Seat Announces Retirement

    Republican in Key Virginia Senate Seat Announces Retirement

    Thursday, March 7 2019 11:06 AM EST2019-03-07 16:06:00 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 11:06 AM EST2019-03-07 16:06:00 GMT
    Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)
    Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)
    A Republican representing a key Virginia Senate swing seat has announced his retirement.More
    A Republican representing a key Virginia Senate swing seat has announced his retirement.More
  • Dollar Tree to Close Almost 400 Family Dollar Stores

    Dollar Tree to Close Almost 400 Family Dollar Stores

    Wednesday, March 6 2019 1:42 PM EST2019-03-06 18:42:13 GMT
    Wednesday, March 6 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-03-06 20:13:40 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Dollar Tree is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name.More
    Dollar Tree is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name.

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  • Virginia Food Pantry Founder Steps Down

    Virginia Food Pantry Founder Steps Down

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 6:32 PM EST2019-03-05 23:32:21 GMT
    Tuesday, March 5 2019 6:32 PM EST2019-03-05 23:32:21 GMT
    The founder of the only food pantry for migrant workers in Virginia is stepping down.More
    The founder of the only food pantry for migrant workers in Virginia is stepping down. More
  • Virginia AG Says he Wants to Repair Harm From Blackface

    Virginia AG Says he Wants to Repair Harm From Blackface

    Monday, March 4 2019 1:17 PM EST2019-03-04 18:17:11 GMT
    Monday, March 4 2019 3:40 PM EST2019-03-04 20:40:52 GMT
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Monday defended his handling of a blackface scandal, and he did not rule out a future run for governor at the same time he promised to repair the harm he's caused.More
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Monday defended his handling of a blackface scandal, and he did not rule out a future run for governor at the same time he promised to repair the harm he's caused.    More
  • Virginia Man Sentenced to 63 Years for $3 Drug Debt Killing

    Virginia Man Sentenced to 63 Years for $3 Drug Debt Killing

    Monday, March 4 2019 11:00 AM EST2019-03-04 16:00:42 GMT
    Monday, March 4 2019 11:00 AM EST2019-03-04 16:00:42 GMT
    J'Quan VinstonJ'Quan Vinston
    J'Quan VinstonJ'Quan Vinston
    A man lost his life last year for what prosecutors in Virginia said was a $3 drug debt. The man convicted of first-degree murder in the death has been sentenced to 63 years in prison.More
    A man lost his life last year for what prosecutors in Virginia said was a $3 drug debt. The man convicted of first-degree murder in the death has been sentenced to 63 years in prison.           More
  • Virginia Gov Signs Bills Aimed at Reducing Evictions

    Virginia Gov Signs Bills Aimed at Reducing Evictions

    Friday, March 1 2019 5:37 AM EST2019-03-01 10:37:40 GMT
    Friday, March 1 2019 5:37 AM EST2019-03-01 10:37:40 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a package of bills aimed at reducing the state's eviction rate.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a package of bills aimed at reducing the state's eviction rate.    More
  • Va. Gov.'s Wife Expresses Regret After Complaint of Racist Tour

    Va. Gov.'s Wife Expresses Regret After Complaint of Racist Tour

    Thursday, February 28 2019 1:50 PM EST2019-02-28 18:50:27 GMT
    Thursday, February 28 2019 1:50 PM EST2019-02-28 18:50:27 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, and his wife Nancy, right. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, and his wife Nancy, right. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, and his wife Nancy, right. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, and his wife Nancy, right. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia first lady Pam Northam has expressed regret after the mother of an African-American teenager complained that a tour of the governor's mansion was racially insensitive.More
    Virginia first lady Pam Northam has expressed regret after the mother of an African-American teenager complained that a tour of the governor's mansion was racially insensitive.     More
  • Assateague Island Horse Census: 3 Aged Mares Presumed Dead

    NPS Releases November Results of Assateague Island Horse Census

    Thursday, February 28 2019 8:22 AM EST2019-02-28 13:22:26 GMT
    Thursday, February 28 2019 1:14 PM EST2019-02-28 18:14:29 GMT
    (Photo: NPS)(Photo: NPS)
    (Photo: NPS)(Photo: NPS)
    The National Park Service says it has completed its February 2019 population census of wild horses on Assateague Island, which noted that three aged mares are missing and presumed dead.More
    The National Park Service says it has completed its February 2019 population census of wild horses on Assateague Island, which noted that three aged mares are missing and presumed dead. More
  • Man Accused of Repeatedly Threatening US Sen. Mark Warner

    Man Accused of Repeatedly Threatening US Sen. Mark Warner

    Wednesday, February 27 2019 6:33 PM EST2019-02-27 23:33:24 GMT
    Thursday, February 28 2019 7:35 AM EST2019-02-28 12:35:34 GMT
    Sen. Mark Warner (AP Photo)Sen. Mark Warner (AP Photo)
    Sen. Mark Warner (AP Photo)Sen. Mark Warner (AP Photo)
    A Virginia man is accused of repeatedly threatening to punch and shoot U.S. Sen. Mark Warner over his views on abortion and the proposed border wall.More
    A Virginia man is accused of repeatedly threatening to punch and shoot U.S. Sen. Mark Warner over his views on abortion and the proposed border wall.More
  • Experts Report Spike in Harp Seal Strandings on East Coast

    Experts Report Spike in Harp Seal Strandings on East Coast

    Wednesday, February 27 2019 9:41 AM EST2019-02-27 14:41:32 GMT
    Wednesday, February 27 2019 9:41 AM EST2019-02-27 14:41:32 GMT
    A harp seal is shown in this AP file photo.A harp seal is shown in this AP file photo.
    A harp seal is shown in this AP file photo.A harp seal is shown in this AP file photo.
    Experts are trying to pinpoint the cause of a sharp increase in harp seal strandings along the East Coast.More
    Experts are trying to pinpoint the cause of a sharp increase in harp seal strandings along the East Coast.    More
  • Town of Parksley Wants Downtown Revitalization

    Town of Parksley Wants Downtown Revitalization

    Tuesday, February 26 2019 5:37 PM EST2019-02-26 22:37:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 27 2019 7:38 AM EST2019-02-27 12:38:50 GMT
    Parksley, Va. is a town built in the mid 1800's that still incorporates some of its Victorian influence into its downtown area.More
    Parksley, Va. is a town built in the mid 1800's that still incorporates some of its Victorian influence into its downtown area.  More
  • Virginia Bill to Ban Hand-held Phone Use While Driving Fails

    Virginia Bill to Ban Hand-held Phone Use While Driving Fails

    Tuesday, February 26 2019 9:54 AM EST2019-02-26 14:54:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 26 2019 9:54 AM EST2019-02-26 14:54:20 GMT
    A bid to tighten Virginia laws around using cellphones while driving will have to wait another year.More
    A bid to tighten Virginia laws around using cellphones while driving will have to wait another year.        More
  • Whispering Pines Motel Demolished in Tasley

    Whispering Pines Motel Demolished in Tasley

    Monday, February 25 2019 5:06 PM EST2019-02-25 22:06:39 GMT
    Tuesday, February 26 2019 8:01 AM EST2019-02-26 13:01:25 GMT
    What is left of the Whispering Pines Motel in Tasley, VAWhat is left of the Whispering Pines Motel in Tasley, VA
    What is left of the Whispering Pines Motel in Tasley, VAWhat is left of the Whispering Pines Motel in Tasley, VA
    If you live on the Eastern Shore, it's likely you're familiar with a string of arson fires that targeted abandoned buildings during 2012 and 2013.More
    If you live on the Eastern Shore, it's likely you're familiar with a string of arson fires that targeted abandoned buildings during 2012 and 2013. More
  • Library Plans Finalized in Accomack County

    Library Plans Finalized in Accomack County

    Monday, February 25 2019 5:06 PM EST2019-02-25 22:06:08 GMT
    Monday, February 25 2019 5:06 PM EST2019-02-25 22:06:47 GMT
    Credit: Eastern Shore Public LibraryCredit: Eastern Shore Public Library
    Credit: Eastern Shore Public LibraryCredit: Eastern Shore Public Library
    A meeting of the Eastern Shore Public Library Construction Committee was held on Feb. 25 to discuss plans for the next phase of the new regional library in Parksley, Virginia.More
    A meeting of the Eastern Shore Public Library Construction Committee was held on Feb. 25 to discuss plans for the next phase of the new regional library in Parksley, Virginia. More
  • Virginia Lawmakers Adjourn Scandal-Marked 2019 Session

    Virginia Lawmakers Adjourn Scandal-Marked 2019 Session

    Monday, February 25 2019 4:39 AM EST2019-02-25 09:39:01 GMT
    Monday, February 25 2019 4:39 AM EST2019-02-25 09:39:01 GMT
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    Virginia lawmakers have wrapped up this year's scandal-marked legislative session.More
    Virginia lawmakers have wrapped up this year's scandal-marked legislative session.More
  • Fairfax Compares Himself to Lynching Victims in Surprise Speech

    Fairfax Compares Himself to Lynching Victims in Surprise Speech

    Monday, February 25 2019 12:13 AM EST2019-02-25 05:13:49 GMT
    Monday, February 25 2019 12:13 AM EST2019-02-25 05:13:49 GMT
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has compared himself to Jim Crow-era lynching victims as he resists widespread calls to resign, prompted by allegations of sexual assault.More
    Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has compared himself to Jim Crow-era lynching victims as he resists widespread calls to resign, prompted by allegations of sexual assault.More
  • Virginia Budget Plan Benefits Teachers, College Students

    Virginia Budget Plan Benefits Teachers, College Students

    Saturday, February 23 2019 6:40 PM EST2019-02-23 23:40:46 GMT
    Saturday, February 23 2019 6:40 PM EST2019-02-23 23:40:46 GMT
    Virginia lawmakers are unveiling a budget plan that gives increased raises to state workers and public school teachers, freezes tuition increases at state universities and pads Virginia's rainy day accounts.More
    Virginia lawmakers are unveiling a budget plan that gives increased raises to state workers and public school teachers, freezes tuition increases at state universities and pads Virginia's rainy day accounts.More
  • Virginia Gov. Signs Ban on People Under 21 Buying Tobacco

    Virginia Gov. Signs Ban on People Under 21 Buying Tobacco

    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:22 PM EST2019-02-22 02:22:21 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 7:56 AM EST2019-02-22 12:56:17 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted in a state known historically for its tobacco production.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted in a state known historically for its tobacco production.More
  • Bid to Revive Equal Rights Amendment in Va. Fails by 1 Vote

    Bid to Revive Equal Rights Amendment in Va. Fails by 1 Vote

    Thursday, February 21 2019 2:08 PM EST2019-02-21 19:08:35 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 2:08 PM EST2019-02-21 19:08:35 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    A renewed push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia has failed by a single vote.More
    A renewed push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia has failed by a single vote.       More
  • Gov. Northam to Skip Event at Historically Black Virginia School

    Gov. Northam to Skip Event at Historically Black Virginia School

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 10:49 PM EST2019-02-21 03:49:54 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:42 AM EST2019-02-21 14:42:35 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he is forgoing a racial reconciliation event at a historically black school after student leaders asked him not to attend.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he is forgoing a racial reconciliation event at a historically black school after student leaders asked him not to attend.More
  • One Injured in Crash with Tractor-Trailer in Accomack County

    One Injured in Crash with Tractor-Trailer in Accomack County

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 10:48 PM EST2019-02-20 03:48:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:30 AM EST2019-02-20 10:30:31 GMT
    Virginia State Police said one person was seriously hurt in a car crash Tuesday morning.More
    Virginia State Police said one person was seriously hurt in a car crash Tuesday morning. 
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  • Delmarva's States Join Lawsuit Over President Trump's Emergency Wall Declaration

    Delmarva's States Join Lawsuit Over President Trump's Emergency Wall Declaration

    Monday, February 18 2019 10:27 PM EST2019-02-19 03:27:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 10:10 AM EST2019-02-19 15:10:28 GMT
    Delaware, Maryland and Virginia join 13 other states in filing a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.More
    Delaware, Maryland and Virginia join 13 other states in filing a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.More
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection Fee Likely to go up in Virginia

    Vehicle Safety Inspection Fee Likely to go up in Virginia

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:53 AM EST2019-02-19 12:53:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:53 AM EST2019-02-19 12:53:12 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Virginia drivers are likely to pay more for vehicle safety inspections.More
    Virginia drivers are likely to pay more for vehicle safety inspections.More
  • Man Arrested During Virginia Capitol Protest Over Northam

    Man Arrested During Virginia Capitol Protest Over Northam

    Monday, February 18 2019 10:20 PM EST2019-02-19 03:20:30 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 10:20 PM EST2019-02-19 03:20:30 GMT
    A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam.More
    A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam.
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  • Va. Lawmakers OK Bill on Religious Leaders Reporting Child Abuse

    Va. Lawmakers OK Bill on Religious Leaders Reporting Child Abuse

    Monday, February 18 2019 1:17 PM EST2019-02-18 18:17:31 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 1:17 PM EST2019-02-18 18:17:31 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    A bill that requires religious leaders to report suspected child abuse or neglect is now before Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam for his signature.More
    A bill that requires religious leaders to report suspected child abuse or neglect is now before Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam for his signature.           More
  • Bodies Identified From Nelsonia Arson

    Bodies Identified From Nelsonia Arson

    Sunday, February 17 2019 7:38 PM EST2019-02-18 00:38:34 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 7:38 PM EST2019-02-18 00:38:34 GMT
    Credit: Onancock Fire DepartmentCredit: Onancock Fire Department
    Credit: Onancock Fire DepartmentCredit: Onancock Fire Department
    The Office of the Medical Examiner in Norfolk has positively identified three people who were found dead after a mobile home fire in Accomack County.More
    The Office of the Medical Examiner in Norfolk has positively identified three people who were found dead after a mobile home fire in Accomack County.More
  • Trailer Home Fire in Accomack County

    Trailer Home Fire in Accomack County

    Sunday, February 17 2019 12:51 AM EST2019-02-17 05:51:07 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 12:51 AM EST2019-02-17 05:51:07 GMT
    Credit: Onancock Volunteer Fire DepartmentCredit: Onancock Volunteer Fire Department
    Credit: Onancock Volunteer Fire DepartmentCredit: Onancock Volunteer Fire Department
    Multiple fire stations responded to a trailer home fire in Accomack County on Saturday evening.More
    Multiple fire stations responded to a trailer home fire in Accomack County on Saturday evening.More
  • Gov. Northam Signs Tax Bill, State to Start Processing Returns

    Gov. Northam Signs Tax Bill, State to Start Processing Returns

    Friday, February 15 2019 4:45 PM EST2019-02-15 21:45:33 GMT
    Friday, February 15 2019 4:45 PM EST2019-02-15 21:45:33 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation that will lower and simplify state tax bills.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation that will lower and simplify state tax bills.More
  • The Discovery of the USS Hornet Hits Close to Home for an Accomack County Family

    The Discovery of the USS Hornet Hits Close to Home for an Accomack County Family

    Thursday, February 14 2019 7:40 PM EST2019-02-15 00:40:25 GMT
    Thursday, February 14 2019 7:40 PM EST2019-02-15 00:40:25 GMT
    "When I heard they found it it send a cold chill down my spine," says Brent. "I had all his records I pulled them out and I was amazed"More
    "When I heard they found it it send a cold chill down my spine," says Brent. "I had all his records I pulled them out and I was amazed"More
  • Court Gives Final Approval to Redrawn House Map in Virginia

    Court Gives Final Approval to Redrawn House Map in Virginia

    Thursday, February 14 2019 3:09 PM EST2019-02-14 20:09:26 GMT
    Thursday, February 14 2019 3:09 PM EST2019-02-14 20:09:26 GMT
    A panel of judges has given final approval to a redrawn map for the Virginia House of Delegates in a protracted racial gerrymandering case.More
    A panel of judges has given final approval to a redrawn map for the Virginia House of Delegates in a protracted racial gerrymandering case.        More
  • Northam Postpones Black History Month Reception Amid Fallout

    Northam Postpones Black History Month Reception Amid Fallout

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-02-13 20:13:33 GMT
    Wednesday, February 13 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-02-13 20:13:33 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration has postponed a reception to celebrate Black History Month as the governor continues to deal with the fallout from a racist yearbook photo.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration has postponed a reception to celebrate Black History Month as the governor continues to deal with the fallout from a racist yearbook photo.     More
  • Va. Politician's Accuser Speaks About Issue of Sexual Assault

    Va. Politician's Accuser Speaks About Issue of Sexual Assault

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 4:14 AM EST2019-02-13 09:14:57 GMT
    Wednesday, February 13 2019 8:36 AM EST2019-02-13 13:36:04 GMT
    A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.More
    A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.More
  • Clamor for Ouster of Top Democrats Slows in Virginia

    Clamor for Ouster of Top Democrats Slows in Virginia

    Monday, February 11 2019 3:31 PM EST2019-02-11 20:31:56 GMT
    Monday, February 11 2019 3:31 PM EST2019-02-11 20:31:56 GMT
    From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)
    From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)
    The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians eased on Monday.More
    The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians eased on Monday.More
  • Possible Impeachment Could Further Upend Virginia Politics

    Possible Impeachment Could Further Upend Virginia Politics

    Monday, February 11 2019 6:41 AM EST2019-02-11 11:41:08 GMT
    Monday, February 11 2019 6:41 AM EST2019-02-11 11:41:08 GMT
    Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state's second most powerful leader.More
    Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state's second most powerful leader.More
  • Virginia Lawmakers Considering Impeachment for Fairfax

    Virginia Lawmakers Considering Impeachment for Fairfax

    Monday, February 11 2019 1:10 AM EST2019-02-11 06:10:07 GMT
    Monday, February 11 2019 1:10 AM EST2019-02-11 06:10:07 GMT
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia lawmakers are facing calls to attempt impeachment of the state's second most powerful leader as they struggle to address sexual assault allegations leveled against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.More
    Virginia lawmakers are facing calls to attempt impeachment of the state's second most powerful leader as they struggle to address sexual assault allegations leveled against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.More
  • Man Killed By Police After Hours Long Standoff

    Man Killed By Police After Hours Long Standoff

    Sunday, February 10 2019 5:36 PM EST2019-02-10 22:36:39 GMT
    Sunday, February 10 2019 5:36 PM EST2019-02-10 22:36:39 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Police in Virginia say an officer shot and killed a man with a large knife.More
    Police in Virginia say an officer shot and killed a man with a large knife.More
  • Democratic Lawmakers Call for Lt. Gov. Fairfax to Resign

    Democratic Lawmakers Call for Lt. Gov. Fairfax to Resign

    Friday, February 8 2019 10:40 PM EST2019-02-09 03:40:44 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 10:40 PM EST2019-02-09 03:40:44 GMT
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Democrats in Virginia's state House and Senate are calling for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign, as he faces sexual assault allegations from two women.More
    Democrats in Virginia's state House and Senate are calling for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign, as he faces sexual assault allegations from two women.More
  • VA Lawmakers Reach Deal That Would Return $976M to Taxpayers

    VA Lawmakers Reach Deal That Would Return $976M to Taxpayers

    Friday, February 8 2019 9:27 PM EST2019-02-09 02:27:22 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 9:27 PM EST2019-02-09 02:27:22 GMT
    Legislative leaders have reached an agreement that would return $976 million to Virginia's taxpayers.More
    Legislative leaders have reached an agreement that would return $976 million to Virginia's taxpayers.

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  • Va. Lawmakers Reach Deal that Would Return $976M to Taxpayers

    Va. Lawmakers Reach Deal that Would Return $976M to Taxpayers

    Friday, February 8 2019 3:36 PM EST2019-02-08 20:36:30 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 3:36 PM EST2019-02-08 20:36:30 GMT
    Legislative leaders have reached an agreement that would return $976 million to Virginia's taxpayers.More
    Legislative leaders have reached an agreement that would return $976 million to Virginia's taxpayers.           More
  • 2 Tanker Crewmen Hurled into Ocean While Repairing Lifeboats

    2 Tanker Crewmen Hurled into Ocean While Repairing Lifeboats

    Friday, February 8 2019 10:43 AM EST2019-02-08 15:43:16 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 11:52 AM EST2019-02-08 16:52:12 GMT
    The 751-foot crude oil tanker, Chemtrans Nova, formerly known as Sharon Sea. (Photo: vesselfinder.com)The 751-foot crude oil tanker, Chemtrans Nova, formerly known as Sharon Sea. (Photo: vesselfinder.com)
    The 751-foot crude oil tanker, Chemtrans Nova, formerly known as Sharon Sea. (Photo: vesselfinder.com)The 751-foot crude oil tanker, Chemtrans Nova, formerly known as Sharon Sea. (Photo: vesselfinder.com)
    The U.S. Coast Guard says two crewmen repairing lifeboats on an oil tanker were hurled into the ocean 70 miles off the coast of Chincoteague, Va. when one of the boats launched itself off the ship.More
    The U.S. Coast Guard says two crewmen repairing lifeboats on an oil tanker were hurled into the ocean 70 miles off the coast of Chincoteague, Va. when one of the boats launched itself off the ship.More
  • Updated: Virginia Democrats Try to Thread the Needle on Crisis

    Updated: Virginia Democrats Try to Thread the Needle on Crisis

    Thursday, February 7 2019 10:38 PM EST2019-02-08 03:38:02 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 10:31 AM EST2019-02-08 15:31:55 GMT
    In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Confronted with a three-ring scandal in the party's top ranks, Virginia Democrats are trying to thread the needle, demanding anew Gov. Ralph Northam resign but giving the benefit of the doubt - for now - to the lieutenant governor and attorney general.More
    Confronted with a three-ring scandal in the party's top ranks, Virginia Democrats are trying to thread the needle, demanding anew Gov. Ralph Northam resign but giving the benefit of the doubt - for now - to the lieutenant governor and attorney general.More
  • Virginians Say Political Turmoil Does Not Reflect Their State

    Virginians Say Political Turmoil Does Not Reflect Their State

    Thursday, February 7 2019 6:33 PM EST2019-02-07 23:33:25 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 7:40 AM EST2019-02-08 12:40:18 GMT
    First it was Virginia's Governor, then the Lieutenant Governor and now the Attorney General--all with separate scandals.More
    First it was Virginia's Governor, then the Lieutenant Governor and now the Attorney General--all with separate scandals. More
  • 2 Rescued After Falling Overboard East of Chincoteague

    2 Rescued After Falling Overboard East of Chincoteague

    Wednesday, February 6 2019 10:42 PM EST2019-02-07 03:42:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 6 2019 10:42 PM EST2019-02-07 03:42:17 GMT
    (Photo Credit: MGN)(Photo Credit: MGN)
    (Photo Credit: MGN)(Photo Credit: MGN)
    The Coast Guard rescued two people Wednesday after a lifeboat they were working on detached from a tanker and they fell overboard.More
    The Coast Guard rescued two people Wednesday after a lifeboat they were working on detached from a tanker and they fell overboard.More
  • Former Hallwood Town Clerk Faces Over 60 Felony Embezzlement Charges

    Former Hallwood Town Clerk Faces Over 60 Felony Embezzlement Charges

    Wednesday, February 6 2019 6:17 PM EST2019-02-06 23:17:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 6 2019 6:17 PM EST2019-02-06 23:17:40 GMT
    Former Town Clerk of Hallwood, Angela Taylor now faces over 60 felony embezzlement charges after police discovered she'd been stealing from the town.More
    Former Town Clerk of Hallwood, Angela Taylor now faces over 60 felony embezzlement charges after police discovered she'd been stealing from the town. More
  • Escalating Crisis: Virginia AG Says he Wore Blackface, Too

    Virginia AG Says he Wore Blackface at College Party

    Wednesday, February 6 2019 1:33 PM EST2019-02-06 18:33:03 GMT
    Wednesday, February 6 2019 2:52 PM EST2019-02-06 19:52:39 GMT
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    The political crisis in Virginia escalated dramatically Wednesday when another top Democrat - Attorney General Mark Herring - admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was in college.More
    The political crisis in Virginia escalated dramatically Wednesday when another top Democrat - Attorney General Mark Herring - admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was in college.         More
  • Virginia Principal Pepper-Sprayed While Breaking Up Fight

    Virginia Principal Pepper-Sprayed While Breaking Up Fight

    Tuesday, February 5 2019 6:12 PM EST2019-02-05 23:12:23 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 6:12 PM EST2019-02-05 23:12:23 GMT
    Norview High SchoolNorview High School
    Norview High SchoolNorview High School
    A Virginia high school principal was accidentally pepper-sprayed as he and administrators tried to break up a fight.More
    A Virginia high school principal was accidentally pepper-sprayed as he and administrators tried to break up a fight.More
  • Del. Gov. Carney 'Hopeful' Va. Gov. Northam Will Resign

    Del. Gov. Carney 'Hopeful' Va. Gov. Northam Will Resign

    Tuesday, February 5 2019 10:17 AM EST2019-02-05 15:17:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 11:28 AM EST2019-02-05 16:28:48 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)
    Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday said he is "hopeful" Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.More
    Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday said he is "hopeful" Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.More
  • Woman Dies in Accomack County Crash

    Woman Dies in Accomack County Crash

    Friday, January 18 2019 2:59 PM EST2019-01-18 19:59:41 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 9:23 AM EST2019-02-05 14:23:05 GMT
    A Parksley woman has died after an early Friday morning car accident in Accomack County, Virginia.More
    A Parksley woman has died after an early Friday morning car accident in Accomack County, Virginia. More
  • Virginia Lieutenant Governor's Accuser Consults Law Firm

    Virginia Lieutenant Governor's Accuser Consults Law Firm

    Tuesday, February 5 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-02-05 13:33:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-02-05 13:33:35 GMT
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Amid the political upheaval over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page featuring a racist photograph, a woman who accused the state's lieutenant governor of sexual assault is consulting with a law firm.More
    Amid the political upheaval over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page featuring a racist photograph, a woman who accused the state's lieutenant governor of sexual assault is consulting with a law firm.           More
  • Bill to conform Virginia's tax code fails in House

    Bill to conform Virginia's tax code fails in House

    Monday, February 4 2019 9:05 PM EST2019-02-05 02:05:17 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 9:05 PM EST2019-02-05 02:05:17 GMT
    Emergency legislation designed to confirm Virginia's tax code with new federal tax law has failed in the House of Delegates.More
    Emergency legislation designed to confirm Virginia's tax code with new federal tax law has failed in the House of Delegates.More
  • Locals in Onancock React To Northam Photo

    Locals in Onancock React To Northam Photo

    Monday, February 4 2019 7:44 PM EST2019-02-05 00:44:42 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 7:48 PM EST2019-02-05 00:48:06 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is under fire for a recently discovered, racially insensitive yearbook photo.More
    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is under fire for a recently discovered, racially insensitive yearbook photo.More
  • Family Looking For Answers After Deadly Fire In Accomack County

    Family Looking For Answers After Deadly Fire In Accomack County

    Monday, February 4 2019 6:36 PM EST2019-02-04 23:36:25 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 6:36 PM EST2019-02-04 23:36:25 GMT
    In the midst of this tragedy, the community has rallied together to support the grieving family.More
    In the midst of this tragedy, the community has rallied together to support the grieving family.More
  • Updated: Virginia Governor Meets With Cabinet Amid Pressure to Resign

    Virginia Gov. Resists Resignation Call Over Blackface Photo

    Monday, February 4 2019 7:35 AM EST2019-02-04 12:35:58 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 3:50 PM EST2019-02-04 20:50:07 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether he should stay in office or resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether he should stay in office or resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.           More
  • UPDATED: Accomack County House Fire Investigated as Arson and Homicide

    UPDATED: Accomack County House Fire Investigated as Arson and Homicide

    Friday, February 1 2019 1:34 PM EST2019-02-01 18:34:06 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 12:15 AM EST2019-02-04 05:15:03 GMT
    Onancock Volunteer Fire DptOnancock Volunteer Fire Dpt
    Onancock Volunteer Fire DptOnancock Volunteer Fire Dpt
    State Police are now investigating a deadly fire that killed three people in Accomack County as an arson and homicide.More
    State Police are now investigating a deadly fire that killed three people in Accomack County as an arson and homicide.More
  • Virginia Governor's 1984 Yearbook Page Shows Racist Imagery

    Virginia Governor's 1984 Yearbook Page Shows Racist Imagery

    Friday, February 1 2019 11:59 PM EST2019-02-02 04:59:19 GMT
    Saturday, February 2 2019 11:42 AM EST2019-02-02 16:42:07 GMT
    Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph NorthamVirginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 yearbook page shows a picture of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor.

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    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 yearbook page shows a picture of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor.

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  • Va. Lawmakers Still Far Apart on Tax Policy as Urgency Increases

    Va. Lawmakers Still Far Apart on Tax Policy as Urgency Increases

    Friday, February 1 2019 3:46 PM EST2019-02-01 20:46:43 GMT
    Friday, February 1 2019 3:46 PM EST2019-02-01 20:46:43 GMT
    Virginians could see their state tax refunds delayed or have to do a lot more work to file their tax returns correctly as state lawmakers remain far apart on tax policy.More
    Virginians could see their state tax refunds delayed or have to do a lot more work to file their tax returns correctly as state lawmakers remain far apart on tax policy.More
  • Tangier Mayor: New Water Pipe Set to be Installed Friday

    Tangier Mayor: New Water Pipe Set to be Installed Friday

    Friday, February 1 2019 5:38 AM EST2019-02-01 10:38:54 GMT
    Friday, February 1 2019 9:26 AM EST2019-02-01 14:26:58 GMT
    Temporary hoses installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break more than a week ago. (Photo: WBOC)Temporary hoses installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break more than a week ago. (Photo: WBOC)
    Temporary hoses installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break more than a week ago. (Photo: WBOC)Temporary hoses installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break more than a week ago. (Photo: WBOC)
    Mayor Eskridge said Thursday a new pipe was set to be delivered Friday, and it should take about a week to get it installed "as long as everything goes smoothly."More
    Mayor Eskridge said Thursday a new pipe was set to be delivered Friday, and it should take about a week to get it installed "as long as everything goes smoothly."More
  • Abortion Quickly Becomes Key Issue in Virginia Politics

    Abortion Quickly Becomes Key Issue in Virginia Politics

    Thursday, January 31 2019 9:02 PM EST2019-02-01 02:02:42 GMT
    Thursday, January 31 2019 9:02 PM EST2019-02-01 02:02:42 GMT
    Missteps by Virginia Democrats in a debate over late-term abortions are giving Republicans hope they've found a powerful issue in a tough political environment.More
    Missteps by Virginia Democrats in a debate over late-term abortions are giving Republicans hope they've found a powerful issue in a tough political environment.More
  • Philadelphia Man Arrested For Transporting Thousands of Cigarette Packs

    Philadelphia Man Arrested For Transporting Thousands of Cigarette Packs

    Thursday, January 31 2019 4:21 PM EST2019-01-31 21:21:46 GMT
    Thursday, January 31 2019 4:21 PM EST2019-01-31 21:21:46 GMT
    Agents from the Comptroller of Maryland’s Field Enforcement Division (FED) arrested a Pennsylvania man and confiscated thousands of packs of contraband cigarettes.More
    Agents from the Comptroller of Maryland’s Field Enforcement Division (FED) arrested a Pennsylvania man and confiscated thousands of packs of contraband cigarettes.More
  • Va. Panel Calls for Delay on Casino Votes Until Study is Done

    Va. Panel Calls for Delay on Casino Votes Until Study is Done

    Thursday, January 31 2019 6:13 AM EST2019-01-31 11:13:14 GMT
    Thursday, January 31 2019 7:42 AM EST2019-01-31 12:42:11 GMT
    A Virginia state Senate committee has changed a major casino bill to require a study and another vote in 2020 before any casino licenses would be granted.More
    A Virginia state Senate committee has changed a major casino bill to require a study and another vote in 2020 before any casino licenses would be granted.More
  • Virginia Panel Calls for Delay on Casino Votes Until Study is Done

    Virginia Panel Calls for Delay on Casino Votes Until Study is Done

    Wednesday, January 30 2019 9:09 PM EST2019-01-31 02:09:21 GMT
    Wednesday, January 30 2019 9:09 PM EST2019-01-31 02:09:21 GMT
    A Virginia state Senate committee has changed a major casino bill to require a study and another vote in 2020 before any casino licenses would be granted.More
    A Virginia state Senate committee has changed a major casino bill to require a study and another vote in 2020 before any casino licenses would be granted.More
  • Man Dies Shortly After Going to Jail; Investigation Underway

    Man Dies Shortly After Going to Jail; Investigation Underway

    Wednesday, January 30 2019 9:07 PM EST2019-01-31 02:07:18 GMT
    Wednesday, January 30 2019 9:07 PM EST2019-01-31 02:07:18 GMT
    Authorities in Virginia are investigating the death of a man who passed away a few hours after he went to jail.More
    Authorities in Virginia are investigating the death of a man who passed away a few hours after he went to jail.More
  • Northam's Push to Limit Campaign Contributions Fails

    Northam's Push to Limit Campaign Contributions Fails

    Wednesday, January 30 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-01-30 13:33:00 GMT
    Wednesday, January 30 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-01-30 13:33:00 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's proposal to put new limits on campaign contributions is finding little love in the General Assembly.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's proposal to put new limits on campaign contributions is finding little love in the General Assembly.           More
  • Tangier Island Without Water For Over a Week

    Tangier Island Without Water For Over a Week

    Monday, January 28 2019 5:50 PM EST2019-01-28 22:50:00 GMT
    Tuesday, January 29 2019 7:34 AM EST2019-01-29 12:34:02 GMT
    Temporary hoes installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break over a week agoTemporary hoes installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break over a week ago
    Temporary hoes installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break over a week agoTemporary hoes installed in Tangier Island are helping the town after freezing temperatures caused their water main to break over a week ago
    Monday marked day eight without a steady flow of running water on Tangier Island and although the water pressure is back up, the mayor says the water is still not safe to drink.More
    Monday marked day eight without a steady flow of running water on Tangier Island and although the water pressure is back up, the mayor says the water is still not safe to drink.More
  • Police: Officer in Virginia Shoots, Wounds Armed Suspect

    Police: Officer in Virginia Shoots, Wounds Armed Suspect

    Monday, January 28 2019 8:57 PM EST2019-01-29 01:57:23 GMT
    Monday, January 28 2019 8:57 PM EST2019-01-29 01:57:23 GMT
    Police in Virginia say an officer shot and injured an armed suspect who had been involved in a shooting.More
    Police in Virginia say an officer shot and injured an armed suspect who had been involved in a shooting.More
  • Search for Virginia Man Wanted for Armed Robbery

    Search for Virginia Man Wanted for Armed Robbery

    Monday, January 28 2019 5:11 PM EST2019-01-28 22:11:57 GMT
    Monday, January 28 2019 5:11 PM EST2019-01-28 22:11:57 GMT
    Credit: Accomack County Sheriff’s OfficeCredit: Accomack County Sheriff’s Office
    Credit: Accomack County Sheriff’s OfficeCredit: Accomack County Sheriff’s Office
    The Accomack County Sheriff's Office has issued the warrant for a man from Virginia in the armed robbery of a Dollar General.More
    The Accomack County Sheriff's Office has issued the warrant for a man from Virginia in the armed robbery of a Dollar General. More
  • Virginia to Hold Statewide Office Hours for Residents

    Virginia to Hold Statewide Office Hours for Residents

    Monday, January 28 2019 11:20 AM EST2019-01-28 16:20:22 GMT
    Monday, January 28 2019 11:20 AM EST2019-01-28 16:20:22 GMT
    Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the start of statewide community office hours when constituents can have one-on-one meetings with a representative from the governor's office.More
    Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the start of statewide community office hours when constituents can have one-on-one meetings with a representative from the governor's office. More
  • Free Breakfast In Chincoteague For Federal Employees

    Free Breakfast In Chincoteague For Federal Employees

    Saturday, January 26 2019 2:46 PM EST2019-01-26 19:46:29 GMT
    Saturday, January 26 2019 6:20 PM EST2019-01-26 23:20:54 GMT
    Healthy Food Options (WBOC PHOTO)Healthy Food Options (WBOC PHOTO)
    Healthy Food Options (WBOC PHOTO)Healthy Food Options (WBOC PHOTO)
    Federal workers have been struggling around the country for the past month, including here on Delmarva. Today, the Chincoteague Inn and Suites offered free breakfast to federal employees.More
    Federal workers have been struggling around the country for the past month, including here on Delmarva. Today, the Chincoteague Inn and Suites offered free breakfast to federal employees. More
  • Tangier Island Without Water For Days

    Tangier Island Without Water For Days

    Saturday, January 26 2019 4:00 PM EST2019-01-26 21:00:08 GMT
    Saturday, January 26 2019 4:00 PM EST2019-01-26 21:00:08 GMT
    Residents of a small Virginia island in the Chesapeake Bay have been nearly without water for days after their main line froze and burst.More
    Residents of a small Virginia island in the Chesapeake Bay have been nearly without water for days after their main line froze and burst.More
  • Local Federal Workers Excited About Government Reopening

    Local Federal Workers Excited About Government Reopening

    Friday, January 25 2019 9:53 PM EST2019-01-26 02:53:30 GMT
    Friday, January 25 2019 9:58 PM EST2019-01-26 02:58:55 GMT
    After more than a month of the government being shutdown, President Donald Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks.More
    After more than a month of the government being shutdown, President Donald Trump agreed to reopen the government for three weeks. More
  • Dominion Solar Projects for Facebook Approved With Condition

    Dominion Solar Projects for Facebook Approved With Condition

    Friday, January 25 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-01-25 16:23:04 GMT
    Friday, January 25 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-01-25 16:23:04 GMT
    Virginia's State Corporation Commission has approved the construction of two Dominion Energy solar power facilities that will offset electricity use by Facebook's new data center.More
    Virginia's State Corporation Commission has approved the construction of two Dominion Energy solar power facilities that will offset electricity use by Facebook's new data center.More
  • Plan to Apply Sales Tax to Online Transactions Advances

    Plan to Apply Sales Tax to Online Transactions Advances

    Friday, January 25 2019 11:20 AM EST2019-01-25 16:20:03 GMT
    Friday, January 25 2019 11:20 AM EST2019-01-25 16:20:03 GMT
    A plan to begin taxing online sales in Virginia has advanced.More
    A plan to begin taxing online sales in Virginia has advanced. More
  • Virginia Farmers to Meet with Lawmakers About Priorities

    Virginia Farmers to Meet with Lawmakers About Priorities

    Friday, January 25 2019 6:22 AM EST2019-01-25 11:22:34 GMT
    Friday, January 25 2019 6:22 AM EST2019-01-25 11:22:34 GMT
    After weeks of heavy rain, Delmarva farmers will now receive federal aid.After weeks of heavy rain, Delmarva farmers will now receive federal aid.
    After weeks of heavy rain, Delmarva farmers will now receive federal aid.After weeks of heavy rain, Delmarva farmers will now receive federal aid.
    Virginia farmers are planning to meet with state lawmakers to lobby for their 2019 legislative priorities.More
    Virginia farmers are planning to meet with state lawmakers to lobby for their 2019 legislative priorities.More
  • Md. and Va. Senators Ask Childcare Providers for Flexibility on Behalf of Parents Affected by Shutdown

    Md. and Va. Senators Ask Childcare Providers for Flexibility on Behalf of Parents Affected by Shutdown

    Thursday, January 24 2019 3:26 PM EST2019-01-24 20:26:07 GMT
    Thursday, January 24 2019 3:34 PM EST2019-01-24 20:34:24 GMT
    Senators in both Maryland and Virginia are asking large child care centers to provide financial flexibility to families who are affected by the partial federal government shutdown.More
    Senators in both Maryland and Virginia are asking large child care centers to provide financial flexibility to families who are affected by the partial federal government shutdown. More
  • Virginia Senate Approves Guns-in-Church Bill

    Virginia Senate Approves Guns-in-Church Bill

    Thursday, January 24 2019 2:18 PM EST2019-01-24 19:18:07 GMT
    Thursday, January 24 2019 2:18 PM EST2019-01-24 19:18:07 GMT
    The Virginia Senate has approved legislation that would make it easier to bring a gun to a place of worship.More
    The Virginia Senate has approved legislation that would make it easier to bring a gun to a place of worship.     More
  • Exonerated Man Pitches Va. Senate on Forensic Science Bill

    Exonerated Man Pitches Va. Senate on Forensic Science Bill

    Thursday, January 24 2019 10:44 AM EST2019-01-24 15:44:21 GMT
    Thursday, January 24 2019 10:44 AM EST2019-01-24 15:44:21 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    A bill to help people wrongfully convicted by flawed forensic science is under consideration in Virginia, helped by a man who spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit.More
    A bill to help people wrongfully convicted by flawed forensic science is under consideration in Virginia, helped by a man who spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit.           More
  • Government Shutdown Affecting Local Businesses Near NASA Wallops Flight Facility

    Government Shutdown Affecting Local Businesses Near NASA Wallops Flight Facility

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 5:19 PM EST2019-01-22 22:19:55 GMT
    Tuesday, January 22 2019 5:19 PM EST2019-01-22 22:19:55 GMT
    It's been over a month since the government shutdown.  And businesses near the NASA Wallops Flight Facility are feeling the impacts without those employees.More
    It's been over a month since the government shutdown.  And businesses near the NASA Wallops Flight Facility are feeling the impacts without those employees.More
  • Virginia Senate Supports $550M in Amazon Incentives

    Virginia Senate Supports $550M in Amazon Incentives

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 10:18 AM EST2019-01-22 15:18:44 GMT
    Tuesday, January 22 2019 10:18 AM EST2019-01-22 15:18:44 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    The Virginia Senate has voted to support more than a half-billion dollars in incentives for Amazon.More
    The Virginia Senate has voted to support more than a half-billion dollars in incentives for Amazon.       More
  • Bill Would Require Notice Before School Lockdown Drills in Va.

    Bill Would Require Notice Before School Lockdown Drills in Va.

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 9:48 AM EST2019-01-22 14:48:41 GMT
    Tuesday, January 22 2019 9:48 AM EST2019-01-22 14:48:41 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    A bill under consideration by Virginia's General Assembly would require schools across the state to notify parents before holding lockdown drills.More
    A bill under consideration by Virginia's General Assembly would require schools across the state to notify parents before holding lockdown drills.           More
  • Bill to Legalize Casinos in Virginia Advances, Fate Unclear

    Bill to Legalize Casinos in Virginia Advances, Fate Unclear

    Monday, January 21 2019 9:26 PM EST2019-01-22 02:26:59 GMT
    Tuesday, January 22 2019 7:46 AM EST2019-01-22 12:46:09 GMT
    Legislation to legalize casinos in Virginia is advancing in the General Assembly, but the odds of passage are still unknown.More
    Legislation to legalize casinos in Virginia is advancing in the General Assembly, but the odds of passage are still unknown.More


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