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  • Virginia Woman Gets Life in WVa Man's Decapitation Death

    Virginia Woman Gets Life in WVa Man's Decapitation Death

    Monday, January 27 2020 2:05 PM EST2020-01-27 19:05:07 GMT
    Monday, January 27 2020 2:05 PM EST2020-01-27 19:05:07 GMT
    A Virginia woman was sentenced to life in prison without the chance for parole Monday in the death of a West Virginia man who was decapitated.More
    A Virginia woman was sentenced to life in prison without the chance for parole Monday in the death of a West Virginia man who was decapitated.        More
  • Virginia Crews Search for Missing Canoers After Vessel Tips

    Virginia Crews Search for Missing Canoers After Vessel Tips

    Monday, January 27 2020 9:54 AM EST2020-01-27 14:54:34 GMT
    Monday, January 27 2020 9:54 AM EST2020-01-27 14:54:34 GMT
    Multiple agencies in Virginia are searching for two men who went missing after their canoe flipped near Yorktown overnight.More
    Multiple agencies in Virginia are searching for two men who went missing after their canoe flipped near Yorktown overnight.More
  • Virginia Teachers Union to Hold 'Fund Our Future' Rally

    Virginia Teachers Union to Hold 'Fund Our Future' Rally

    Monday, January 27 2020 7:15 AM EST2020-01-27 12:15:17 GMT
    Monday, January 27 2020 7:18 AM EST2020-01-27 12:18:55 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    The Virginia Education Association is hosting a rally at the State Capitol to call on lawmakers to increase state funding for public education.More
    The Virginia Education Association is hosting a rally at the State Capitol to call on lawmakers to increase state funding for public education.More
  • Reunion Site Named After Hero of Virginia Beach Shooting

    Reunion Site Named After Hero of Virginia Beach Shooting

    Saturday, January 25 2020 8:11 PM EST2020-01-26 01:11:14 GMT
    Monday, January 27 2020 7:17 AM EST2020-01-27 12:17:03 GMT
    The post office where survivors reunited after a mass shooting in a Virginia Beach government office building now is named after the man who gave his own life for his co-workers.More
    The post office where survivors reunited after a mass shooting in a Virginia Beach government office building now is named after the man who gave his own life for his co-workers. More
  • Virginia House Advances Gun Control Measures

    Virginia House Advances Gun Control Measures

    Friday, January 24 2020 2:01 PM EST2020-01-24 19:01:39 GMT
    Friday, January 24 2020 3:51 PM EST2020-01-24 20:51:34 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Democrats in the Virginia House are advancing a package of gun-control measures less than a week after tens of thousands of pro-gun advocates from around the country rallied at the state Capitol.More
    Democrats in the Virginia House are advancing a package of gun-control measures less than a week after tens of thousands of pro-gun advocates from around the country rallied at the state Capitol.    More
  • Coalition of States Sue Over Rules Governing 3D-printed Guns

    Coalition of States Sue Over Rules Governing 3D-printed Guns

    Friday, January 24 2020 7:21 AM EST2020-01-24 12:21:38 GMT
    Friday, January 24 2020 7:21 AM EST2020-01-24 12:21:38 GMT
    This Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, shows a 3D printed gun called the Liberator, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)This Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, shows a 3D printed gun called the Liberator, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)
    This Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, shows a 3D printed gun called the Liberator, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)This Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, shows a 3D printed gun called the Liberator, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)
    Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet.More
    Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet. More
  • Advocates Want to Make Virginia an Abortion 'Safe Haven'

    Advocates Want to Make Virginia an Abortion 'Safe Haven'

    Thursday, January 23 2020 1:06 PM EST2020-01-23 18:06:45 GMT
    Thursday, January 23 2020 1:06 PM EST2020-01-23 18:06:45 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    With a newly empowered Democratic majority at the Virginia General Assembly, abortion-rights advocates say the state has a chance to roll back decades of restrictions and become a “safe haven” for women in neighboring conservative states.More
    With a newly empowered Democratic majority at the Virginia General Assembly, abortion-rights advocates say the state has a chance to roll back decades of restrictions and become a “safe haven” for women in neighboring conservative states.More
  • Va. Bill Allows Transgender People to Get New Birth Certificate

    Va. Bill Allows Transgender People to Get New Birth Certificate

    Thursday, January 23 2020 7:13 AM EST2020-01-23 12:13:31 GMT
    Thursday, January 23 2020 7:29 AM EST2020-01-23 12:29:28 GMT
    The Virginia Senate passed a bill earlier this week that would allow a person who changed their sex to have a new birth certificate issued.More
    The Virginia Senate passed a bill earlier this week that would allow a person who changed their sex to have a new birth certificate issued.More
  • Bill Defining Milk Advances in Virginia Legislature

    Bill Defining Milk Advances in Virginia Legislature

    Thursday, January 23 2020 7:10 AM EST2020-01-23 12:10:51 GMT
    Thursday, January 23 2020 7:10 AM EST2020-01-23 12:10:51 GMT
    As people drink less dairy milk and some turn to plant-based alternatives such as oat, soy and almond milk, dairy farmers say they're struggling.More
    As people drink less dairy milk and some turn to plant-based alternatives such as oat, soy and almond milk, dairy farmers say they're struggling.More
  • Va. Senate Passes "Red Flag" Gun Law Over Fierce Opposition

    Va. Senate Passes "Red Flag" Gun Law Over Fierce Opposition

    Wednesday, January 22 2020 3:01 PM EST2020-01-22 20:01:38 GMT
    Wednesday, January 22 2020 3:01 PM EST2020-01-22 20:01:38 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    The Virginia Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.More
    The Virginia Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.More
  • Vaccine Fights 'Swamp Cancer' Among Chincoteague Wild Ponies

    Vaccine Fights 'Swamp Cancer' Among Chincoteague Wild Ponies

    Wednesday, January 22 2020 9:49 AM EST2020-01-22 14:49:26 GMT
    Wednesday, January 22 2020 9:51 AM EST2020-01-22 14:51:33 GMT
    Chincoteague ponies are shown in this WBOC file photo. Chincoteague ponies are shown in this WBOC file photo.
    Chincoteague ponies are shown in this WBOC file photo.Chincoteague ponies are shown in this WBOC file photo.
    A vaccination program to protect a Virginia island's wild horses from a swamp disease that killed seven ponies in 2018 is showing encouraging results, the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company said.More
    A vaccination program to protect an Eastern Shore of Virginia island's wild horses from a swamp disease that killed seven ponies in 2018 is showing encouraging results, the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company said.           More
  • Proposal Bans Holding Cellphones While Driving in Virginia

    Proposal Bans Holding Cellphones While Driving in Virginia

    Wednesday, January 22 2020 8:17 AM EST2020-01-22 13:17:22 GMT
    Wednesday, January 22 2020 8:17 AM EST2020-01-22 13:17:22 GMT
    Current law in Virginia prohibits reading or typing messages on a personal communications device while driving.More
    Current law in Virginia prohibits reading or typing messages on a personal communications device while driving.More
  • Tax Filing Season to Kick off Next Week in Virginia

    Tax Filing Season to Kick off Next Week in Virginia

    Wednesday, January 22 2020 7:09 AM EST2020-01-22 12:09:07 GMT
    Wednesday, January 22 2020 7:20 AM EST2020-01-22 12:20:34 GMT
    Tax season is set to kick off in Virginia. Beginning Monday, residents can file Virginia individual income tax returns.More
    Tax season is set to kick off in Virginia. Beginning Monday, residents can file Virginia individual income tax returns.More
  • Pro-gun Rally by Thousands in Virginia Ends Peacefully

    Pro-gun Rally by Thousands in Virginia Ends Peacefully

    Monday, January 20 2020 8:33 AM EST2020-01-20 13:33:53 GMT
    Monday, January 20 2020 3:23 PM EST2020-01-20 20:23:18 GMT
    Demonstrators are seen during a pro-gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va.  (Photo: AP)Demonstrators are seen during a pro-gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Demonstrators are seen during a pro-gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va.  (Photo: AP)Demonstrators are seen during a pro-gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday, protesting plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation.More
    Thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday, protesting plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation.More
  • Updated: Virginia AG Urges Justices to Prevent Tragic Rally Violence

    Updated: Virginia AG Urges Justices to Prevent Tragic Rally Violence

    Friday, January 17 2020 7:14 AM EST2020-01-17 12:14:02 GMT
    Friday, January 17 2020 12:02 PM EST2020-01-17 17:02:33 GMT
    The Virginia state Capitol building is surrounded by fencing, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Richmond, Va., in preparation for Monday's rally by gun rights advocates. (Photo: AP)The Virginia state Capitol building is surrounded by fencing, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Richmond, Va., in preparation for Monday's rally by gun rights advocates. (Photo: AP)
    The Virginia state Capitol building is surrounded by fencing, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Richmond, Va., in preparation for Monday's rally by gun rights advocates. (Photo: AP)The Virginia state Capitol building is surrounded by fencing, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Richmond, Va., in preparation for Monday's rally by gun rights advocates. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to reject an effort by pro-gun groups to overturn a gun ban at a rally that's expected to draw tens of thousands of activists to Richmond next week amid fears of violence.More
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to reject an effort by pro-gun groups to overturn a gun ban at a rally that's expected to draw tens of thousands of activists to Richmond next week amid fears of violence.More
  • Marijuana Reform Advocates Split on Legalization

    Marijuana Reform Advocates Split on Legalization

    Thursday, January 16 2020 9:23 AM EST2020-01-16 14:23:04 GMT
    Thursday, January 16 2020 9:23 AM EST2020-01-16 14:23:04 GMT
    Advocates dressed in black stood Wednesday at the base of the Virginia Civil Rights Memorial to voice their support of marijuana legalization, repeating a variation of, “the time is now,” in each of their statements.More
    Advocates dressed in black stood Wednesday at the base of the Virginia Civil Rights Memorial to voice their support of marijuana legalization, repeating a variation of, “the time is now,” in each of their statements.More
  • Virginia State Police Launches New Recruitment Website

    Virginia State Police Launches New Recruitment Website

    Thursday, January 16 2020 7:16 AM EST2020-01-16 12:16:45 GMT
    Thursday, January 16 2020 7:59 AM EST2020-01-16 12:59:35 GMT
    Virginia state police say they have created a new website aimed at recruiting a more diverse mix of applicants for new troopers.More
    Virginia state police say they have created a new website aimed at recruiting a more diverse mix of applicants for new troopers.More
  • Virginia Moves to Brink of Becoming 38th State to Ratify ERA

    Virginia Moves to Brink of Becoming 38th State to Ratify ERA

    Wednesday, January 15 2020 3:07 PM EST2020-01-15 20:07:41 GMT
    Wednesday, January 15 2020 3:07 PM EST2020-01-15 20:07:41 GMT
    Equal Rights Amendment supporters yell encouragement to two legislators as they walk down a hallway inside the state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.  (Photo: AP)Equal Rights Amendment supporters yell encouragement to two legislators as they walk down a hallway inside the state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    Equal Rights Amendment supporters yell encouragement to two legislators as they walk down a hallway inside the state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.  (Photo: AP)Equal Rights Amendment supporters yell encouragement to two legislators as they walk down a hallway inside the state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia moved to the brink of becoming the crucial 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday, but it is far from certain the measure will ever be added to the U.S. Constitution.More
    Virginia moved to the brink of becoming the crucial 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday, but it is far from certain the measure will ever be added to the U.S. Constitution.                More
  • Va. Man Charged With Pulling Knife on Taco Bell Workers

    Va. Man Charged With Pulling Knife on Taco Bell Workers

    Wednesday, January 15 2020 8:32 AM EST2020-01-15 13:32:16 GMT
    Wednesday, January 15 2020 8:32 AM EST2020-01-15 13:32:16 GMT
    Police in Virginia say a man has been charged with lunging at Taco Bell employees with a knife after becoming upset about the type of food they gave him.More
    Police in Virginia say a man has been charged with lunging at Taco Bell employees with a knife after becoming upset about the type of food they gave him.More
  • Absentee Voting to Begin in Va. for Democratic Presidential Primary

    Absentee Voting to Begin in Va. for Democratic Presidential Primary

    Wednesday, January 15 2020 8:12 AM EST2020-01-15 13:12:24 GMT
    Wednesday, January 15 2020 8:17 AM EST2020-01-15 13:17:39 GMT
    (Photo: Shutterstock)(Photo: Shutterstock)
    (Photo: Shutterstock)(Photo: Shutterstock)
    Absentee voting is set to begin for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary in Virginia.More
    Absentee voting is set to begin for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary in Virginia.More
  • Virginia Poised For Historic Vote on Equal Rights Amendment

    Virginia Poised For Historic Vote on Equal Rights Amendment

    Wednesday, January 15 2020 7:07 AM EST2020-01-15 12:07:41 GMT
    Wednesday, January 15 2020 7:07 AM EST2020-01-15 12:07:41 GMT
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    State lawmakers are poised to take a major step toward making Virginia the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.More
    State lawmakers are poised to take a major step toward making Virginia the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. More
  • Virginia Democrats Weigh Differing Redistricting Reforms

    Virginia Democrats Weigh Differing Redistricting Reforms

    Tuesday, January 14 2020 6:17 PM EST2020-01-14 23:17:54 GMT
    Wednesday, January 15 2020 7:04 AM EST2020-01-15 12:04:25 GMT
    Virginia Democrats say they still favor redistricting reform but are split on how to do it.More
    Virginia Democrats say they still favor redistricting reform but are split on how to do it.More
  • Updated: Va. House Panel Advances ERA for Full Floor Vote

    Updated: Va. House Panel Advances ERA for Full Floor Vote

    Tuesday, January 14 2020 11:02 AM EST2020-01-14 16:02:21 GMT
    Tuesday, January 14 2020 2:11 PM EST2020-01-14 19:11:20 GMT
    In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Equal Rights Amendment supporters demonstrate outside Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va.  (Photo: AP)In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Equal Rights Amendment supporters demonstrate outside Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Equal Rights Amendment supporters demonstrate outside Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va.  (Photo: AP)In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Equal Rights Amendment supporters demonstrate outside Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia moved a step closer to passing the Equal Rights Amendment on Tuesday, even as the amendment's future nationally remains in doubt.More
    Virginia moved a step closer to ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment on Tuesday, even as the measure's future nationally remains in doubt.           More
  • Push to Ban Assault Weapons in Virginia Meets Resistance

    Push to Ban Assault Weapons in Virginia Meets Resistance

    Monday, January 13 2020 2:02 PM EST2020-01-13 19:02:27 GMT
    Monday, January 13 2020 3:35 PM EST2020-01-13 20:35:18 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Some top Virginia Democratic senators are expressing reservations about plans to ban assault weapons - a key part of the new Democratic majority's gun-control proposals and one that's drawn fierce resistance from gun-rights advocates.More
    Some top Virginia Democratic senators are expressing reservations about plans to ban assault weapons - a key part of the new Democratic majority's gun-control proposals and one that's drawn fierce resistance from gun-rights advocates.More
  • Northam Offers Condolences After Virginia Soldier Killed

    Northam Offers Condolences After Virginia Soldier Killed

    Monday, January 13 2020 1:29 PM EST2020-01-13 18:29:47 GMT
    Monday, January 13 2020 1:29 PM EST2020-01-13 18:29:47 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has expressed his condolences to the families of two American soldiers who died in Afghanistan, including one from Newport News.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has expressed his condolences to the families of two American soldiers who died in Afghanistan, including one from Newport News.More
  • 2 Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan From Virginia, Illinois

    2 Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan From Virginia, Illinois

    Monday, January 13 2020 6:38 AM EST2020-01-13 11:38:48 GMT
    Monday, January 13 2020 7:09 AM EST2020-01-13 12:09:34 GMT
    Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured Saturday when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a statement.More
    Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured Saturday when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a statement.More
  • Police: Ice Patch to Blame for Pileup on Interstate 64

    Police: Ice Patch to Blame for Pileup on Interstate 64

    Saturday, January 11 2020 5:36 AM EST2020-01-11 10:36:57 GMT
    Saturday, January 11 2020 5:36 AM EST2020-01-11 10:36:57 GMT
    Virginia State Police say a patch of ice is to blame for a 75-car pileup on westbound Interstate 64 last month.More
    Virginia State Police say a patch of ice is to blame for a 75-car pileup on westbound Interstate 64 last month.More
  • Virginia Lawmakers Ban Guns at State Capitol

    Virginia Lawmakers Ban Guns at State Capitol

    Friday, January 10 2020 1:22 PM EST2020-01-10 18:22:18 GMT
    Friday, January 10 2020 3:56 PM EST2020-01-10 20:56:55 GMT
    Senate majority leader, Sen. Richard Saslaw, D-Fairfax, left, talks with minority leader Sen. Thomas Norment, R-James City County, right during the Seante session at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (Photo: AP)Senate majority leader, Sen. Richard Saslaw, D-Fairfax, left, talks with minority leader Sen. Thomas Norment, R-James City County, right during the Seante session at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    Senate majority leader, Sen. Richard Saslaw, D-Fairfax, left, talks with minority leader Sen. Thomas Norment, R-James City County, right during the Seante session at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (Photo: AP)Senate majority leader, Sen. Richard Saslaw, D-Fairfax, left, talks with minority leader Sen. Thomas Norment, R-James City County, right during the Seante session at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia lawmakers voted Friday to ban firearms at the state Capitol, the first in what's expected to be many contentious gun votes in coming weeks.More
    Virginia lawmakers voted Friday to ban firearms at the state Capitol, the first in what's expected to be many contentious gun votes in coming weeks.           More
  • Junior, Virginia's Official Easter Bunny, Has Died at 5

    Junior, Virginia's Official Easter Bunny, Has Died at 5

    Friday, January 10 2020 10:50 AM EST2020-01-10 15:50:31 GMT
    Friday, January 10 2020 10:50 AM EST2020-01-10 15:50:31 GMT
    A 25-pound rabbit that served as Virginia's official Easter Bunny as well as a service animal for a U.S. Army veteran has died.More
    A 25-pound rabbit that served as Virginia's official Easter Bunny as well as a service animal for a U.S. Army veteran has died.More
  • Virginia Lawmaker Wants to Ban NRA's Shooting Range

    Virginia Lawmaker Wants to Ban NRA's Shooting Range

    Friday, January 10 2020 9:43 AM EST2020-01-10 14:43:42 GMT
    Friday, January 10 2020 9:43 AM EST2020-01-10 14:43:42 GMT
    A Virginia Democrat is looking to block the National Rifle Association from operating an indoor gun range at its headquarters.More
    A Virginia Democrat is looking to block the National Rifle Association from operating an indoor gun range at its headquarters.More
  • Northam: 'Discussions Ongoing' About Prominent Lee Statue

    Northam: 'Discussions Ongoing' About Prominent Lee Statue

    Thursday, January 9 2020 2:55 PM EST2020-01-09 19:55:46 GMT
    Thursday, January 9 2020 3:02 PM EST2020-01-09 20:02:31 GMT
    This June 27, 2017, file photo, shows the Confederate General Robert E. Lee statue that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)This June 27, 2017, file photo, shows the Confederate General Robert E. Lee statue that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    This June 27, 2017, file photo, shows the Confederate General Robert E. Lee statue that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)This June 27, 2017, file photo, shows the Confederate General Robert E. Lee statue that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Virginia pledged Thursday to let local governments remove Confederate monuments, but Gov. Ralph Northam said he's still weighing what to do with one of the state's most prominent ones.More
    Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Virginia pledged Thursday to let local governments remove Confederate monuments, but Gov. Ralph Northam said he's still weighing what to do with one of the state's most prominent ones.More
  • White Nationalist Released, But May Face Criminal Contempt

    White Nationalist Released, But May Face Criminal Contempt

    Thursday, January 9 2020 1:32 PM EST2020-01-09 18:32:15 GMT

    An organizer of a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia has been released from jail after being held in civil contempt for failing to comply with court orders in a federal lawsuit, but a judge said he could face...

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    An organizer of a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia has been released from jail after being held in civil contempt for failing to comply with court orders in a federal lawsuit, but a judge said he could face...

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  • Panel on Discriminatory US Laws to be Held in Virginia

    Panel on Discriminatory US Laws to be Held in Virginia

    Thursday, January 9 2020 8:19 AM EST2020-01-09 13:19:43 GMT
    Thursday, January 9 2020 8:19 AM EST2020-01-09 13:19:43 GMT
    Descendants of judges and plaintiffs in two landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases will participate in a panel discussion in Virginia on how some U.S. laws have fostered discrimination.More
    Descendants of judges and plaintiffs in two landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases will participate in a panel discussion in Virginia on how some U.S. laws have fostered discrimination.More
  • Updated: Newly Empowered Virginia Democrats Promise 'Action'

    Updated: Newly Empowered Virginia Democrats Promise 'Action'

    Wednesday, January 8 2020 4:13 AM EST2020-01-08 09:13:43 GMT
    Wednesday, January 8 2020 1:31 PM EST2020-01-08 18:31:45 GMT
    Virginia House of Delegates speaker-designate Eileen Filler-Corn, left, speaks during remarks on the legislative agenda at the Capitol in Richmond on Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)Virginia House of Delegates speaker-designate Eileen Filler-Corn, left, speaks during remarks on the legislative agenda at the Capitol in Richmond on Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia House of Delegates speaker-designate Eileen Filler-Corn, left, speaks during remarks on the legislative agenda at the Capitol in Richmond on Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)Virginia House of Delegates speaker-designate Eileen Filler-Corn, left, speaks during remarks on the legislative agenda at the Capitol in Richmond on Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    A historically diverse Virginia General Assembly convened Wednesday, led for the first time in more than two decades by Democrats who promised to enact a litany of changes.More
    A historically diverse Virginia General Assembly convened Wednesday, led for the first time in more than two decades by Democrats who promised to enact a litany of changes.           More
  • Bloomberg, Northam Push Back on Gun Law 'Misinformation'

    Bloomberg, Northam Push Back on Gun Law 'Misinformation'

    Tuesday, January 7 2020 2:13 PM EST2020-01-07 19:13:17 GMT
    Tuesday, January 7 2020 2:13 PM EST2020-01-07 19:13:17 GMT
    Democratic presidential candidate, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, chats with Richmond mayor Levar Stoney at a coffee shop in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)Democratic presidential candidate, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, chats with Richmond mayor Levar Stoney at a coffee shop in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    Democratic presidential candidate, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, chats with Richmond mayor Levar Stoney at a coffee shop in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)Democratic presidential candidate, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, chats with Richmond mayor Levar Stoney at a coffee shop in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)
    Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg voiced strong support Tuesday for enacting new gun regulations in Virginia a few months after groups he backs spent millions of dollars helping Democrats win full control of state government.More
    Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg voiced strong support Tuesday for enacting new gun regulations in Virginia a few months after groups he backs spent millions of dollars helping Democrats win full control of state government.          More
  • Court Tosses Permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline Station

    Court Tosses Permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline Station

    Tuesday, January 7 2020 1:57 PM EST2020-01-07 18:57:26 GMT
    Tuesday, January 7 2020 1:57 PM EST2020-01-07 18:57:26 GMT
    A federal appeals court has thrown out a permit needed by developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to build a natural gas compressor station in a historic African American community in Virginia.More
    A federal appeals court has thrown out a permit needed by developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to build a natural gas compressor station in a historic African American community in Virginia.           More
  • Feds to Seek Death Penalty in Virginia Gang Killings

    Feds to Seek Death Penalty in Virginia Gang Killings

    Tuesday, January 7 2020 11:36 AM EST2020-01-07 16:36:34 GMT
    Tuesday, January 7 2020 11:36 AM EST2020-01-07 16:36:34 GMT
    Federal prosecutors will pursue a death sentence against a northern Virginia gang leader accused of killing two teenagers.More
    Federal prosecutors will pursue a death sentence against a northern Virginia gang leader accused of killing two teenagers.           More
  • Richmond Asks Assembly for Control Over Confederate Statues

    Richmond Asks Assembly for Control Over Confederate Statues

    Tuesday, January 7 2020 9:26 AM EST2020-01-07 14:26:36 GMT
    Tuesday, January 7 2020 9:26 AM EST2020-01-07 14:26:36 GMT
    Virginia's capital city has voted to ask the General Assembly for local control over Confederate monuments on city-owned land.More
    Virginia's capital city has voted to ask the General Assembly for local control over Confederate monuments on city-owned land.More
  • Record Number of Students Get Bachelor's Degrees in Virginia

    Record Number of Students Get Bachelor's Degrees in Virginia

    Tuesday, January 7 2020 6:43 AM EST2020-01-07 11:43:46 GMT
    Tuesday, January 7 2020 8:14 AM EST2020-01-07 13:14:16 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    A record number of students received bachelor's degrees in Virginia last year.More
    A record number of students received bachelor's degrees in Virginia last year.More
  • Sweeping Changes Expected as Virginia Democrats Take Control

    Sweeping Changes Expected as Virginia Democrats Take Control

    Monday, January 6 2020 3:09 PM EST2020-01-06 20:09:58 GMT
    Monday, January 6 2020 3:41 PM EST2020-01-06 20:41:43 GMT
    Gov. Ralph Northam prepares to adress a press conference at the State Capitol Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 where he previewed his voting legislative proposals. (Photo: AP)Gov. Ralph Northam prepares to adress a press conference at the State Capitol Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 where he previewed his voting legislative proposals. (Photo: AP)
    Gov. Ralph Northam prepares to adress a press conference at the State Capitol Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 where he previewed his voting legislative proposals. (Photo: AP)Gov. Ralph Northam prepares to adress a press conference at the State Capitol Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 where he previewed his voting legislative proposals. (Photo: AP)
    Democrats in Virginia are looking to advance a history-making agenda when the General Assembly convenes Wednesday that could change how Virginians vote, the type of guns they can buy and the crimes for which they can be jailed.More
    Democrats in Virginia are looking to advance a history-making agenda when the General Assembly convenes Wednesday that could change how Virginians vote, the type of guns they can buy and the crimes for which they can be jailed.          More
  • Taylor Wants Rematch for U.S. House Seat on Virginia's Coast

    Taylor Wants Rematch for U.S. House Seat on Virginia's Coast

    Monday, January 6 2020 1:19 PM EST2020-01-06 18:19:02 GMT
    Monday, January 6 2020 1:20 PM EST2020-01-06 18:20:56 GMT
    Former Republican Congressman Scott Taylor and Democratic Congresswoman Elaine LuriaFormer Republican Congressman Scott Taylor and Democratic Congresswoman Elaine Luria
    Former Republican Congressman Scott Taylor and Democratic Congresswoman Elaine LuriaFormer Republican Congressman Scott Taylor and Democratic Congresswoman Elaine Luria
    Former Republican Congressman Scott Taylor says he will run for the U.S. House seat he lost in 2018.More
    Former Republican Congressman Scott Taylor says he will run for the U.S. House seat he lost in 2018.More
  • Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

    Less Common Flu Strain Prominent This Year in Virginia

    Monday, January 6 2020 8:34 AM EST2020-01-06 13:34:29 GMT
    Monday, January 6 2020 8:34 AM EST2020-01-06 13:34:29 GMT
    Public health officials say a type of flu virus that's usually less prevalent is being reported more frequently in Virginia this year.More
    Public health officials say a type of flu virus that's usually less prevalent is being reported more frequently in Virginia this year.More
  • Virginia Council to Vote on Monuments Resolution

    Virginia Council to Vote on Monuments Resolution

    Sunday, January 5 2020 3:16 PM EST2020-01-05 20:16:16 GMT
    Monday, January 6 2020 7:10 AM EST2020-01-06 12:10:02 GMT
    The Talbot Boys monument (Photo: WBOC)The Talbot Boys monument (Photo: WBOC)
    The Talbot Boys monument (Photo: WBOC)The Talbot Boys monument (Photo: WBOC)
    Richmond's City Council is set to decide whether to ask the General Assembly for local control over the city's Confederate monuments.More
    Richmond's City Council is set to decide whether to ask the General Assembly for local control over the city's Confederate monuments.More
  • Gov. Northam Proposes Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms

    Gov. Northam Proposes Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms

    Saturday, January 4 2020 4:41 AM EST2020-01-04 09:41:38 GMT
    Saturday, January 4 2020 4:41 AM EST2020-01-04 09:41:38 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is promising sweeping changes to the state's criminal justice reforms that include decriminalizing marijuana, softening the penalties for people caught stealing smaller-dollar items...More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is promising sweeping changes to the state's criminal justice reforms that include decriminalizing marijuana, softening the penalties for people caught stealing smaller-dollar items...More
  • All Bets Are on? Virginia Weighs Legalizing Casinos

    All Bets Are on? Virginia Weighs Legalizing Casinos

    Thursday, January 2 2020 2:27 PM EST2020-01-02 19:27:28 GMT
    Thursday, January 2 2020 2:37 PM EST2020-01-02 19:37:29 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Casinos could be coming soon to Virginia, but a brawl over just how many, where they would go, and who would run them is on tap first.More
    Casinos could be coming soon to Virginia, but a brawl over just how many, where they would go, and who would run them is on tap first.           More
  • 2 Virginia Hospital Systems Pledge $15-an-hour Wage by 2022

    2 Virginia Hospital Systems Pledge $15-an-hour Wage by 2022

    Thursday, January 2 2020 8:26 AM EST2020-01-02 13:26:10 GMT
    Thursday, January 2 2020 8:26 AM EST2020-01-02 13:26:10 GMT
    Two major hospital systems in Virginia say they'll raise the wages of their lowest-paid workers to $15 an hour. That amounts to about $31,000 a year.More
    Two major hospital systems in Virginia say they'll raise the wages of their lowest-paid workers to $15 an hour. That amounts to about $31,000 a year.More
  • Lawmakers Pledge ERA Will Pass in Virginia. Then what?

    Lawmakers Pledge ERA Will Pass in Virginia. Then what?

    Wednesday, January 1 2020 1:25 PM EST2020-01-01 18:25:34 GMT
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly

    Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are so confident Virginia is on the verge of becoming the critical 38th state to ratify the gender equality measure they are already making plans for how they'll celebrate.

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    Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are so confident Virginia is on the verge of becoming the critical 38th state to ratify the gender equality measure they are already making plans for how they'll celebrate.

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  • Opponents Push to Abolish Death Penalty in Virginia

    Opponents Push to Abolish Death Penalty in Virginia

    Tuesday, December 31 2019 11:21 AM EST2019-12-31 16:21:35 GMT
    Tuesday, December 31 2019 2:04 PM EST2019-12-31 19:04:57 GMT
    Virginia has executed nearly 1,400 people in its 412-year-history - more than any other state. But as a new Democratic majority prepares to begin the legislative session, some see an opportunity to end executions in Virginia.More
    Virginia has executed nearly 1,400 people in its 412-year-history - more than any other state. But as a new Democratic majority prepares to begin the legislative session, some see an opportunity to end executions in Virginia.           More
  • Triple Shooting Under Investigation in Accomack County

    Triple Shooting Under Investigation in Accomack County

    Tuesday, December 31 2019 8:26 AM EST2019-12-31 13:26:46 GMT
    Tuesday, December 31 2019 8:26 AM EST2019-12-31 13:26:46 GMT
    The Accomack County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted for shooting and injuring a man and two women.More
    The Accomack County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted for shooting and injuring a man and two women.More
  • US Mass Killings Hit New High in 2019, Most Were Shootings

    US Mass Killings Hit New High in 2019, Most Were Shootings

    Saturday, December 28 2019 4:25 AM EST2019-12-28 09:25:21 GMT
    Monday, December 30 2019 6:59 AM EST2019-12-30 11:59:40 GMT
    The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter. Five months later, 12 people were killed in a workplace shooting in Virginia...More
    The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter. Five months later, 12 people were killed in a workplace shooting in Virginia...More
  • Virginia Department of Health Closes Parrot Island to Shellfish Harvesting

    Virginia Department of Health Closes Parrot Island to Shellfish Harvesting

    Friday, December 27 2019 4:33 PM EST2019-12-27 21:33:19 GMT
    Friday, December 27 2019 4:33 PM EST2019-12-27 21:33:19 GMT
    The Commonwealth announced Thursday that shellfish harvesting waters in Middlesex County are closed to harvest certain catches, starting Friday.More
    The Commonwealth announced Thursday that shellfish harvesting waters in Middlesex County are closed to harvest certain catches, starting Friday.More
  • DoorDash Driver Killed in Robbery at Virginia Restaurant

    DoorDash Driver Killed in Robbery at Virginia Restaurant

    Friday, December 27 2019 8:58 AM EST2019-12-27 13:58:49 GMT
    Friday, December 27 2019 8:58 AM EST2019-12-27 13:58:49 GMT
    Armed robbers at a Denny's restaurant in north Virginia killed a DoorDash delivery driver and wounded another man Thursday, police said.More
    Armed robbers at a Denny's restaurant in north Virginia killed a DoorDash delivery driver and wounded another man Thursday, police said.     More
  • Police: Nine Traffic Deaths in Five Days on Virginia's Highways

    Police: Nine Traffic Deaths in Five Days on Virginia's Highways

    Thursday, December 26 2019 1:33 PM EST2019-12-26 18:33:04 GMT
    Thursday, December 26 2019 1:33 PM EST2019-12-26 18:33:04 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Virginia State Police said that since Saturday, Dec. 21, through midnight Christmas day, Dec. 25, nine people lost their lives in six traffic crashes on the state's highways.More
    Virginia State Police said that since Saturday, Dec. 21, through midnight Christmas day, Dec. 25, nine people lost their lives in six traffic crashes on the state's highways. 

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  • Virginia Lawmaker Seeks to Limit the Definition of 'Milk'

    Virginia Lawmaker Seeks to Limit the Definition of 'Milk'

    Thursday, December 26 2019 9:01 AM EST2019-12-26 14:01:31 GMT
    Thursday, December 26 2019 9:01 AM EST2019-12-26 14:01:31 GMT
    A Virginia lawmaker wants to narrow the definition of milk as something that comes only from a “healthy hooved animal."More
    A Virginia lawmaker wants to narrow the definition of milk as something that comes only from a “healthy hooved animal."More
  • Virginia Lawmaker Proposes Bill to End Lee-Jackson Holiday

    Virginia Lawmaker Proposes Bill to End Lee-Jackson Holiday

    Thursday, December 26 2019 8:47 AM EST2019-12-26 13:47:24 GMT
    Thursday, December 26 2019 8:47 AM EST2019-12-26 13:47:24 GMT
    A Virginia lawmaker has filed a bill that would scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals and add one on Election Day.More
    A Virginia lawmaker has filed a bill that would scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals and add one on Election Day. More
  • Christmas Day House Fire Kills 1 in Chincoteague

    Christmas Day House Fire Kills 1 in Chincoteague

    Thursday, December 26 2019 3:25 AM EST2019-12-26 08:25:35 GMT
    Thursday, December 26 2019 8:16 AM EST2019-12-26 13:16:34 GMT
    The fire happened Christmas day at this home in Chincoteague. (Photo: WBOC)The fire happened Christmas day at this home in Chincoteague. (Photo: WBOC)
    The fire happened Christmas day at this home in Chincoteague. (Photo: WBOC)The fire happened Christmas day at this home in Chincoteague. (Photo: WBOC)
    A Virginia volunteer fire department says one person has been killed in a house fire on Christmas Day.More
    The Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company says one person has been killed in a house fire on Christmas Day.
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  • Virginia Lawmaker Seeks to Limit the Definition of 'Milk'

    Virginia Lawmaker Seeks to Limit the Definition of 'Milk'

    Thursday, December 26 2019 4:08 AM EST2019-12-26 09:08:24 GMT
    Thursday, December 26 2019 4:08 AM EST2019-12-26 09:08:24 GMT
    A Virginia lawmaker wants to narrow the definition of milk as something that comes only from a “healthy hooved animal."More
    A Virginia lawmaker wants to narrow the definition of milk as something that comes only from a “healthy hooved animal."More
  • Virginia Governor Seeks Bill Replacing Lee Statue in Capitol

    Virginia Governor Seeks Bill Replacing Lee Statue in Capitol

    Tuesday, December 24 2019 9:03 AM EST2019-12-24 14:03:34 GMT
    Tuesday, December 24 2019 9:03 AM EST2019-12-24 14:03:34 GMT
    Gov. Ralph Northam's office said Monday that he will push for legislation replacing Virginia’s statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee housed in the United States Capitol.More
    Gov. Ralph Northam's office said Monday that he will push for legislation replacing Virginia’s statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee housed in the United States Capitol.       More
  • Virginia Pastors Give Over $17,000 to Pay Student Meal Debts

    Virginia Pastors Give Over $17,000 to Pay Student Meal Debts

    Monday, December 23 2019 3:03 PM EST2019-12-23 20:03:27 GMT
    Monday, December 23 2019 3:03 PM EST2019-12-23 20:03:27 GMT
    The holidays came early for some Virginia families struggling to pay school lunch debt.More
    The holidays came early for some Virginia families struggling to pay school lunch debt.           More
  • Virginia Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure

    Virginia Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure

    Monday, December 23 2019 7:27 AM EST2019-12-23 12:27:23 GMT
    Monday, December 23 2019 7:27 AM EST2019-12-23 12:27:23 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Virginia health officials are mounting an effort to identify people who may have recently been exposed to a person with measles.More
    Virginia health officials are mounting an effort to identify people who may have recently been exposed to a person with measles.More
  • Virginia State Parks To Get First Female Director

    Virginia State Parks To Get First Female Director

    Monday, December 23 2019 7:23 AM EST2019-12-23 12:23:35 GMT
    Monday, December 23 2019 7:23 AM EST2019-12-23 12:23:35 GMT
    Virginia is set to get its first ever female director of its state parks service.More
    Virginia is set to get its first ever female director of its state parks service.More
  • US Agency to Study PFAS Contamination of Chincoteague Water

    US Agency to Study PFAS Contamination of Chincoteague Water

    Sunday, December 22 2019 9:52 PM EST2019-12-23 02:52:38 GMT
    Monday, December 23 2019 7:18 AM EST2019-12-23 12:18:12 GMT
    A federal agency says it will investigate how long the town of Chincoteague's water may have been contaminated by a potentially harmful chemical.More
    A federal agency says it will investigate how long the town of Chincoteague's water may have been contaminated by a potentially harmful chemical. More
  • Fish Oil Firm May be Barred From Fishing in Chesapeake Bay

    Fish Oil Firm May be Barred From Fishing in Chesapeake Bay

    Friday, December 20 2019 9:13 AM EST2019-12-20 14:13:36 GMT
    Friday, December 20 2019 9:13 AM EST2019-12-20 14:13:36 GMT
     In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 photo, Menhaden are stacked in a hold of the Windmill Point menhaden fishing boat at Omega Protein’s menhaden processing plant on Cockrell’s Creek in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP) In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 photo, Menhaden are stacked in a hold of the Windmill Point menhaden fishing boat at Omega Protein’s menhaden processing plant on Cockrell’s Creek in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 photo, Menhaden are stacked in a hold of the Windmill Point menhaden fishing boat at Omega Protein’s menhaden processing plant on Cockrell’s Creek in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 photo, Menhaden are stacked in a hold of the Windmill Point menhaden fishing boat at Omega Protein’s menhaden processing plant on Cockrell’s Creek in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)
    The Trump Administration is threatening to effectively ban a company that makes fish oil pills from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay over mounting concerns from regulators, governors and environmental groups about overfishing.More
    The Trump Administration is threatening to effectively ban a company that makes fish oil pills from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay over mounting concerns from regulators, governors and environmental groups about overfishing.           More
  • Families Reserve Right to Sue Over Virginia Beach Shooting

    Families Reserve Right to Sue Over Virginia Beach Shooting

    Friday, December 20 2019 8:55 AM EST2019-12-20 13:55:33 GMT
    Friday, December 20 2019 8:55 AM EST2019-12-20 13:55:33 GMT
    Families of Virginia Beach mass shooting victims have filed legal notices that reserve their right to sue the city.More
    Families of Virginia Beach mass shooting victims have filed legal notices that reserve their right to sue the city.More
  • New LED Lights Coming to Virginia Highways

    New LED Lights Coming to Virginia Highways

    Thursday, December 19 2019 4:46 AM EST2019-12-19 09:46:40 GMT
    Thursday, December 19 2019 7:52 AM EST2019-12-19 12:52:00 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says the state is going replace nearly 10,000 highway lights with LED lights that use less energy and increase visibility.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says the state is going replace nearly 10,000 highway lights with LED lights that use less energy and increase visibility.More
  • Report: Virginia Should Cover Injuries Caused by Repetition

    Report: Virginia Should Cover Injuries Caused by Repetition

    Wednesday, December 18 2019 7:04 AM EST2019-12-18 12:04:28 GMT
    Wednesday, December 18 2019 7:22 AM EST2019-12-18 12:22:08 GMT
    A man is accused of assaulting a worker at a Delaware spa after getting a service at the business and then asking for his money back.More
    A man is accused of assaulting a worker at a Delaware spa after getting a service at the business and then asking for his money back.More
  • Northam Pushes to Repeal Safety Inspection, Increase Gas Tax

    Northam Pushes to Repeal Safety Inspection, Increase Gas Tax

    Tuesday, December 17 2019 10:10 AM EST2019-12-17 15:10:10 GMT
    Tuesday, December 17 2019 10:10 AM EST2019-12-17 15:10:10 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Virginians may soon be paying higher gas and tobacco taxes but won't have to get their cars inspected each year.More
    Virginians may soon be paying higher gas and tobacco taxes but won't have to get their cars inspected each year.More
  • Virginia County Board Approves Plan for Amazon's Ssecond HQ

    Virginia County Board Approves Plan for Amazon's Ssecond HQ

    Monday, December 16 2019 1:16 PM EST2019-12-16 18:16:39 GMT
    Monday, December 16 2019 1:16 PM EST2019-12-16 18:16:39 GMT
    A redevelopment plan for Amazon's second headquarters in Virginia has been unanimously approved by a county board.More
    A redevelopment plan for Amazon's second headquarters in Virginia has been unanimously approved by a county board.More
  • Governors to Feds: Stop Firm From Fishing in Chesapeake Bay

    Governors to Feds: Stop Firm From Fishing in Chesapeake Bay

    Monday, December 16 2019 10:47 AM EST2019-12-16 15:47:55 GMT
    Monday, December 16 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-12-16 16:23:52 GMT
    (Photo:  AFP/Getty Images via CBS)(Photo: AFP/Getty Images via CBS)
    (Photo:  AFP/Getty Images via CBS)(Photo: AFP/Getty Images via CBS)
    Governors in nine states along the Atlantic coast are urging the Trump Administration to stop a company that makes fish-oil supplements and other products from fishing in Virginia waters.More
    Governors in nine states along the Atlantic coast are urging the Trump Administration to stop a company that makes fish-oil supplements and other products from fishing in Virginia waters.           More
  • Virginia Governor to Seek $92M for Affordable Housing

    Virginia Governor to Seek $92M for Affordable Housing

    Monday, December 16 2019 7:05 AM EST2019-12-16 12:05:22 GMT
    Monday, December 16 2019 7:18 AM EST2019-12-16 12:18:36 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he'll ask for $92 million to reduce evictions and expand affordable housing.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he'll ask for $92 million to reduce evictions and expand affordable housing.More
  • Man Shot to Death in Onancock

    Man Shot to Death in Onancock

    Friday, December 13 2019 2:48 PM EST2019-12-13 19:48:04 GMT
    Friday, December 13 2019 2:48 PM EST2019-12-13 19:48:04 GMT
    The Accomack County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early Friday morning shooting that left a man dead in Onancock.More
    The Accomack County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early Friday morning shooting that left a man dead in Onancock.More
  • Virginia City Says Michael Vick Owes $70K in Unpaid Taxes

    Virginia City Says Michael Vick Owes $70K in Unpaid Taxes

    Friday, December 13 2019 10:45 AM EST2019-12-13 15:45:55 GMT
    Friday, December 13 2019 10:45 AM EST2019-12-13 15:45:55 GMT
    Former football star Michael Vick owes tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes on luxury cars that he owned in Virginia, officials said.More
    Former football star Michael Vick owes tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes on luxury cars that he owned in Virginia, officials said.       More
  • Rocket Lab Unveils Second Launch Site at Wallops Flight Facility

    Rocket Lab Unveils Second Launch Site at Wallops Flight Facility

    Thursday, December 12 2019 11:23 PM EST2019-12-13 04:23:21 GMT
    Friday, December 13 2019 7:16 AM EST2019-12-13 12:16:31 GMT
    A small satellite launching company called Rocket Lab had a big day on Thursday on Virginia's Eastern Shore.More
    A small satellite launching company called Rocket Lab had a big day on Thursday on Virginia's Eastern Shore.More
  • Northam Wants Free Community College for Certain Students

    Northam Wants Free Community College for Certain Students

    Thursday, December 12 2019 2:28 PM EST2019-12-12 19:28:47 GMT
    Thursday, December 12 2019 2:28 PM EST2019-12-12 19:28:47 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is pushing for tuition-free community college for low- and middle-income students who pursue degrees in high-demand fields.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is pushing for tuition-free community college for low- and middle-income students who pursue degrees in high-demand fields.More
  • Report: Medicaid Recipients Often Use ER for Dental Issues

    Report: Medicaid Recipients Often Use ER for Dental Issues

    Wednesday, December 11 2019 7:34 AM EST2019-12-11 12:34:24 GMT
    Thursday, December 12 2019 7:09 AM EST2019-12-12 12:09:08 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    A new state report found that many Virginians on Medicaid often go to emergency rooms for dental issues that could have been prevented or treated at a dentist's office.More
    A new state report found that many Virginians on Medicaid often go to emergency rooms for dental issues that could have been prevented or treated at a dentist's office.More
  • Northam Proposes Boost to Early Education Funding

    Northam Proposes Boost to Early Education Funding

    Wednesday, December 11 2019 7:37 AM EST2019-12-11 12:37:23 GMT
    Wednesday, December 11 2019 7:37 AM EST2019-12-11 12:37:23 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)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing nearly $100 million in new funding to help at-risk preschoolers.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing nearly $100 million in new funding to help at-risk preschoolers.More
  • Virginia Gun Rights Activists Vow to Fight New Restrictions

    Virginia Gun Rights Activists Vow to Fight New Restrictions

    Tuesday, December 10 2019 9:00 AM EST2019-12-10 14:00:51 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 9:00 AM EST2019-12-10 14:00:51 GMT
    More than 200 gun rights activists wearing “Guns SAVE Lives” stickers rallied Monday in Virginia, vowing to fight any attempt by the new Democratic majority in the state legislature to pass new restrictions on gun ownership.More
    More than 200 gun rights activists wearing “Guns SAVE Lives” stickers rallied Monday in Virginia, vowing to fight any attempt by the new Democratic majority in the state legislature to pass new restrictions on gun ownership.           More
  • Voicemail Said Couple Burned by Volcano; Then Silence

    Voicemail Said Couple Burned by Volcano; Then Silence

    Tuesday, December 10 2019 7:15 AM EST2019-12-10 12:15:08 GMT
    Tuesday, December 10 2019 7:26 AM EST2019-12-10 12:26:44 GMT
    Relatives of a newlywed American couple are desperately seeking information after learning that the husband and wife were severely burned from a volcano eruption in New Zealand.More
    Relatives of a newlywed American couple are desperately seeking information after learning that the husband and wife were severely burned from a volcano eruption in New Zealand.More
  • Virginia Sheriff: He'll Deputize Residents if Gun Laws Pass

    Virginia Sheriff: He'll Deputize Residents if Gun Laws Pass

    Monday, December 9 2019 2:07 PM EST2019-12-09 19:07:56 GMT
    Monday, December 9 2019 2:07 PM EST2019-12-09 19:07:56 GMT
    A Virginia sheriff has vowed to deputize county residents if the new Democratic majority in the state legislature passes gun control measures.More
    A Virginia sheriff has vowed to deputize county residents if the new Democratic majority in the state legislature passes gun control measures.    More
  • Virginia Governor to Unveil Budget Priorities

    Virginia Governor to Unveil Budget Priorities

    Monday, December 9 2019 7:14 AM EST2019-12-09 12:14:44 GMT
    Monday, December 9 2019 7:27 AM EST2019-12-09 12:27:28 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is seen in this February 2019 file photo. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is set to unveil some of his top spending priorities ahead of next year's legislative session.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is set to unveil some of his top spending priorities ahead of next year's legislative session.More
  • Virginia Lieutenant Governor Seeks Vindication in Court

    Virginia Lieutenant Governor Seeks Vindication in Court

    Friday, December 6 2019 4:47 PM EST2019-12-06 21:47:53 GMT
    Friday, December 6 2019 4:47 PM EST2019-12-06 21:47:53 GMT
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says he's done everything he can to clear his name after two women accused him of sexual assault...More
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says he's done everything he can to clear his name after two women accused him of sexual assault...More
  • Panel Calls for Virginia to Purge Dozens of Old Racist Laws

    Panel Calls for Virginia to Purge Dozens of Old Racist Laws

    Thursday, December 5 2019 3:17 PM EST2019-12-05 20:17:21 GMT
    Thursday, December 5 2019 3:17 PM EST2019-12-05 20:17:21 GMT
    A commission assigned to research racist laws from Virginia's past recommended Thursday that dozens of them be repealed, including measures that resisted desegregation, prevented black voters from casting ballots and prohibited interracial marriage.More
    A commission assigned to research racist laws from Virginia's past recommended Thursday that dozens of them be repealed, including measures that resisted desegregation, prevented black voters from casting ballots and prohibited interracial marriage.More
  • Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Va. Highway Crew, 8 Injured

    Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Va. Highway Crew, 8 Injured

    Thursday, December 5 2019 8:57 AM EST2019-12-05 13:57:58 GMT
    Thursday, December 5 2019 10:24 AM EST2019-12-05 15:24:07 GMT
    Authorities in Virginia say a driver suspected of being under the influence crashed into a highway construction crew, sending eight people to the hospital.More
    Authorities in Virginia say a driver suspected of being under the influence crashed into a highway construction crew, sending eight people to the hospital. More
  • Virginia Moves to Drop Work Requirement for Medicaid

    Virginia Moves to Drop Work Requirement for Medicaid

    Wednesday, December 4 2019 1:18 PM EST2019-12-04 18:18:28 GMT
    Wednesday, December 4 2019 1:18 PM EST2019-12-04 18:18:28 GMT
    Virginia is moving toward dropping work requirements for Medicaid enrollees after Democrats won full control of the state legislature for the first time in a generation.More
    Virginia is moving toward dropping work requirements for Medicaid enrollees after Democrats won full control of the state legislature for the first time in a generation.           More
  • Virginia City Snubs Cry to Declare it a Gun Rights Sanctuary

    Virginia City Snubs Cry to Declare it a Gun Rights Sanctuary

    Wednesday, December 4 2019 9:48 AM EST2019-12-04 14:48:55 GMT
    Wednesday, December 4 2019 9:48 AM EST2019-12-04 14:48:55 GMT
    Officials of a Virginia city have rebuffed pleas by gun advocates asking it to declare the city a so-called “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”More
    Officials of a Virginia city have rebuffed pleas by gun advocates asking it to declare the city a so-called “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”        More
  • New Report on Virginia Schools Says Achievement Gaps Persist

    New Report on Virginia Schools Says Achievement Gaps Persist

    Tuesday, December 3 2019 7:08 AM EST2019-12-03 12:08:49 GMT
    Tuesday, December 3 2019 7:35 AM EST2019-12-03 12:35:32 GMT
    A new report by the Virginia State Board of Education says there remains a persistent achievement gap for certain student groups and the state faces a growing shortage of high-quality teachers.More
    A new report by the Virginia State Board of Education says there remains a persistent achievement gap for certain student groups and the state faces a growing shortage of high-quality teachers.More
  • Report: Medical Costs Are Rising in Virginia’s Prisons

    Report: Medical Costs Are Rising in Virginia’s Prisons

    Monday, December 2 2019 1:06 PM EST2019-12-02 18:06:35 GMT
    Monday, December 2 2019 1:06 PM EST2019-12-02 18:06:35 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    A state report says medical care in Virginia’s prisons accounts for a fifth of operating expenses.More
    A state report says medical care in Virginia’s prisons accounts for a fifth of operating expenses.More
  • 2 Former Special Forces Run for GOP Nomination in Va.

    2 Former Special Forces Run for GOP Nomination in Va.

    Monday, December 2 2019 1:03 PM EST2019-12-02 18:03:27 GMT
    Monday, December 2 2019 1:03 PM EST2019-12-02 18:03:27 GMT
    Two former special forces soldiers in Virginia are competing against each other for the Republican nomination in a deeply split congressional district.More
    Two former special forces soldiers in Virginia are competing against each other for the Republican nomination in a deeply split congressional district.More
  • WWII Veteran Returns Coast Guard Flag to Ship After Decades

    WWII Veteran Returns Coast Guard Flag to Ship After Decades

    Friday, November 29 2019 12:01 PM EST2019-11-29 17:01:23 GMT
    Friday, November 29 2019 12:01 PM EST2019-11-29 17:01:23 GMT
    A World War II veteran has returned a U.S. Coast Guard flag to its home ship after the flag spent nearly 80 years in a wooden trunk.More
    A World War II veteran has returned a U.S. Coast Guard flag to its home ship after the flag spent nearly 80 years in a wooden trunk.More
  • Southwest Virginia Farm Providing State Christmas Trees

    Southwest Virginia Farm Providing State Christmas Trees

    Friday, November 29 2019 10:48 AM EST2019-11-29 15:48:10 GMT
    Friday, November 29 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-11-29 16:03:49 GMT
    A southwest Virginia farm will provide this year’s state Christmas trees for the governor’s mansion in Richmond.More
    A southwest Virginia farm will provide this year’s state Christmas trees for the governor’s mansion in Richmond.More
  • Man Accused of Scamming $6.5 Million in Online Romance

    Man Accused of Scamming $6.5 Million in Online Romance

    Wednesday, November 27 2019 1:28 PM EST2019-11-27 18:28:49 GMT
    Wednesday, November 27 2019 1:28 PM EST2019-11-27 18:28:49 GMT
    A Georgia man is accused of taking part in an online romance scam used to swindle a Virginia woman out of more than $6.5 million.More
    A Georgia man is accused of taking part in an online romance scam used to swindle a Virginia woman out of more than $6.5 million.           More
  • Bad Actor: Virginia Man Sentenced for Using Movie Money

    Bad Actor: Virginia Man Sentenced for Using Movie Money

    Wednesday, November 27 2019 11:39 AM EST2019-11-27 16:39:51 GMT
    Wednesday, November 27 2019 11:39 AM EST2019-11-27 16:39:51 GMT
    A Virginia man who bought electronics with movie prop $100 bills has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison.More
    A Virginia man who bought electronics with movie prop $100 bills has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison.           More
  • Chincoteague NWR Proposes Entrance Fee Hikes for 2020

    Chincoteague NWR Proposes Entrance Fee Hikes for 2020

    Wednesday, November 27 2019 7:52 AM EST2019-11-27 12:52:06 GMT
    Wednesday, November 27 2019 7:52 AM EST2019-11-27 12:52:06 GMT
    Chincoteague NWR (Photo: WBOC)Chincoteague NWR (Photo: WBOC)
    Chincoteague NWR (Photo: WBOC)Chincoteague NWR (Photo: WBOC)
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input on a potential increase in entrance fees in 2020 for Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.More
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input on a potential increase in entrance fees in 2020 for Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. More
  • New Virginia House Clerk Set to be First Woman in 400 Years

    New Virginia House Clerk Set to be First Woman in 400 Years

    Wednesday, November 27 2019 7:12 AM EST2019-11-27 12:12:41 GMT
    Wednesday, November 27 2019 7:29 AM EST2019-11-27 12:29:29 GMT
    The next clerk of Virginia’s House of Delegates is set to be the first woman to have the job in 400 years.More
    The next clerk of Virginia’s House of Delegates is set to be the first woman to have the job in 400 years.More
  • Another Va. County Aims to be a ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary’

    Another Va. County Aims to be a ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary’

    Tuesday, November 26 2019 11:29 AM EST2019-11-26 16:29:41 GMT
    Tuesday, November 26 2019 11:29 AM EST2019-11-26 16:29:41 GMT
    Another county in Virginia plans to become a so-called “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”More
    Another county in Virginia plans to become a so-called “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”           More
  • Report: Legalizing Casinos Would Provide Modest Boost

    Report: Legalizing Casinos Would Provide Modest Boost

    Monday, November 25 2019 2:45 PM EST2019-11-25 19:45:22 GMT
    Monday, November 25 2019 2:45 PM EST2019-11-25 19:45:22 GMT
    A new state report says legalizing casinos in Virginia would provide a modest economic boost in state tax revenues and to communities where casinos are located.More
    A new state report says legalizing casinos in Virginia would provide a modest economic boost in state tax revenues and to communities where casinos are located.  More
  • Assateague Island National Seashore Entrance Fees to Rise in January

    Assateague Island National Seashore Entrance Fees to Rise in January

    Monday, November 25 2019 9:28 AM EST2019-11-25 14:28:10 GMT
    Monday, November 25 2019 9:46 AM EST2019-11-25 14:46:07 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    The National Park Service is instituting an increase for all parks that charge entrance fees, including Assateague Island National Seashore.More
    The National Park Service is instituting an increase for all parks that charge entrance fees, including Assateague Island National Seashore.More
  • New Virginia Museum Will Honor Women’s Suffrage Movement

    New Virginia Museum Will Honor Women’s Suffrage Movement

    Monday, November 25 2019 7:10 AM EST2019-11-25 12:10:52 GMT
    Monday, November 25 2019 7:30 AM EST2019-11-25 12:30:18 GMT
    A new museum honoring the women’s suffrage movement is set to open in Virginia.More
    A new museum honoring the women’s suffrage movement is set to open in Virginia.More
  • Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late. Get the Flu Vaccine

    Health Officials: It’s Not Too Late. Get the Flu Vaccine

    Monday, November 25 2019 7:08 AM EST2019-11-25 12:08:59 GMT
    Monday, November 25 2019 7:29 AM EST2019-11-25 12:29:59 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    State officials are reminding Virginians it’s not too late to get their flu vaccine.More
    State officials are reminding Virginians it’s not too late to get their flu vaccine.More
  • Cellphone Leads to Child Porn Charges for Border Officer

    Cellphone Leads to Child Porn Charges for Border Officer

    Saturday, November 23 2019 4:42 AM EST2019-11-23 09:42:49 GMT
    Saturday, November 23 2019 4:42 AM EST2019-11-23 09:42:49 GMT
    Authorities say a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer is facing child pornography charges after he surrendered his cellphone for examination in a separate case.More
    Authorities say a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer is facing child pornography charges after he surrendered his cellphone for examination in a separate case.
     
    More
  • Northam: Fish-oil Firm Should Halt Fishing in Chesapeake Bay

    Northam: Fish-oil Firm Should Halt Fishing in Chesapeake Bay

    Friday, November 22 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-11-22 16:23:37 GMT
    Friday, November 22 2019 1:27 PM EST2019-11-22 18:27:40 GMT
    Virginia’s governor is urging the Trump administration to stop a company that makes fish-oil supplements from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay.More
    Virginia’s governor is urging the Trump administration to stop a company that makes fish-oil supplements from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay.           More
  • Norment Elected GOP Minority Leader in Virginia State Senate

    Norment Elected GOP Minority Leader in Virginia State Senate

    Friday, November 22 2019 10:18 AM EST2019-11-22 15:18:43 GMT
    Friday, November 22 2019 10:18 AM EST2019-11-22 15:18:43 GMT
    Sen. Tommy Norment (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)Sen. Tommy Norment (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)
    Sen. Tommy Norment (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)Sen. Tommy Norment (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)
    State Sen. Tommy Norment will lead Republicans as they prepare to operate in the minority in the Virginia state Senate.More
    State Sen. Tommy Norment will lead Republicans as they prepare to operate in the minority in the Virginia state Senate.           More
  • Slain Officer’s Daughter Asks Va. Assembly to End Executions

    Slain Officer’s Daughter Asks Va. Assembly to End Executions

    Friday, November 22 2019 8:05 AM EST2019-11-22 13:05:39 GMT
    Friday, November 22 2019 8:05 AM EST2019-11-22 13:05:39 GMT
    The daughter of a Virginia sheriff’s official whose killer was executed appeared before lawmakers urging them to end the state’s death penalty.More
    The daughter of a Virginia sheriff’s official whose killer was executed appeared before lawmakers urging them to end the state’s death penalty.More
  • Salad Product Recall Over E. coli Bacteria Impacts 22 States

    Salad Product Recall Over E. coli Bacteria Impacts 22 States

    Friday, November 22 2019 2:12 AM EST2019-11-22 07:12:07 GMT
    Friday, November 22 2019 7:49 AM EST2019-11-22 12:49:14 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says thousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination.More
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says thousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination.More
  • Virginia Counties Approve ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries’

    Virginia Counties Approve ‘Second Amendment Sanctuaries’

    Thursday, November 21 2019 8:59 AM EST2019-11-21 13:59:12 GMT
    Thursday, November 21 2019 8:59 AM EST2019-11-21 13:59:12 GMT
    Local officials in a handful of Virginia counties have voted to honor and defend gun rights by declaring their counties to be “Second Amendment Sanctuaries.”More
    Local officials in a handful of Virginia counties have voted to honor and defend gun rights by declaring their counties to be “Second Amendment Sanctuaries.”    More
  • Virginia Psychiatric Hospitals Run Short on Open Beds

    Virginia Psychiatric Hospitals Run Short on Open Beds

    Wednesday, November 20 2019 9:48 AM EST2019-11-20 14:48:37 GMT
    Wednesday, November 20 2019 9:48 AM EST2019-11-20 14:48:37 GMT
    Data from health officials in Virginia say the state’s psychiatric hospitals have been operating at 90% capacity or higher for the past three years.More
    Data from health officials in Virginia say the state’s psychiatric hospitals have been operating at 90% capacity or higher for the past three years.          More
  • Virginia DMV: Deaths of Motorcyclists Without Helmets on the Rise

    Virginia DMV: Deaths of Motorcyclists Without Helmets on the Rise

    Tuesday, November 19 2019 10:32 AM EST2019-11-19 15:32:52 GMT
    Tuesday, November 19 2019 10:32 AM EST2019-11-19 15:32:52 GMT
    Officials in Virginia say the state is seeing an alarming uptick in the number of motorcycle deaths where the rider wasn’t a wearing a helmet.More
    Officials in Virginia say the state is seeing an alarming uptick in the number of motorcycle deaths where the rider wasn’t a wearing a helmet.        More
  • Virginia Republicans Pick New Leadership After Defeat

    Virginia Republicans Pick New Leadership After Defeat

    Monday, November 18 2019 11:26 AM EST2019-11-18 16:26:06 GMT
    Monday, November 18 2019 11:26 AM EST2019-11-18 16:26:06 GMT
    Virginia Republicans in the House of Delegates have picked a new leadership team ahead of becoming the minority party for the first time in two decades.More
    Virginia Republicans in the House of Delegates have picked a new leadership team ahead of becoming the minority party for the first time in two decades.         More
  • Va. Health Department Reports Rise in Meth Overdose Deaths

    Va. Health Department Reports Rise in Meth Overdose Deaths

    Monday, November 18 2019 10:01 AM EST2019-11-18 15:01:46 GMT
    Monday, November 18 2019 10:01 AM EST2019-11-18 15:01:46 GMT
    Health officials in Virginia say the number of fatal overdoses from methamphetamine use has risen over the past three years.More
    Health officials in Virginia say the number of fatal overdoses from methamphetamine use has risen over the past three years.           More
  • Man Mistakenly Released From Jail Now Charged With Murder

    Man Mistakenly Released From Jail Now Charged With Murder

    Monday, November 18 2019 8:07 AM EST2019-11-18 13:07:27 GMT
    Monday, November 18 2019 8:07 AM EST2019-11-18 13:07:27 GMT
    A Virginia man mistakenly released from jail this summer while awaiting sentencing on charges in a 2018 home invasion has since been accused in a fatal shooting.More
    A Virginia man mistakenly released from jail this summer while awaiting sentencing on charges in a 2018 home invasion has since been accused in a fatal shooting.           More
  • Boy Scouts Troop From Kent Island Lays Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

    Boy Scouts Troop From Kent Island Lays Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

    Monday, November 18 2019 7:44 AM EST2019-11-18 12:44:23 GMT
    Monday, November 18 2019 7:50 AM EST2019-11-18 12:50:34 GMT
    Troop 1631 traveled to Arlington National Cemetery over the weekend to a lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The trip for the group of boys was sponsored by the Christ Church Parrish of Kent Island.More
    Troop 1631 traveled to Arlington National Cemetery over the weekend to a lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The trip for the group of boys was sponsored by the Christ Church Parrish of Kent Island. More
  • ‘Express Lanes’ Concept Expands in Northern Va.

    ‘Express Lanes’ Concept Expands in Northern Va.

    Sunday, November 17 2019 6:21 PM EST2019-11-17 23:21:27 GMT
    Monday, November 18 2019 7:16 AM EST2019-11-18 12:16:30 GMT
    Northern Virginia’s network of “Express Lanes” that allow solo drivers pay a toll to use carpool lanes is expanding.More
    Northern Virginia’s network of “Express Lanes” that allow solo drivers pay a toll to use carpool lanes is expanding.More
  • University of Virginia Reinstates 21-Gun Salute

    University of Virginia Reinstates 21-Gun Salute

    Sunday, November 17 2019 6:16 PM EST2019-11-17 23:16:27 GMT
    Monday, November 18 2019 7:16 AM EST2019-11-18 12:16:06 GMT
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    uva.jpguva.jpg
    The University of Virginia is reinstating the 21-gun salute for next year’s Veterans Day ceremonies.More
    The University of Virginia is reinstating the 21-gun salute for next year’s Veterans Day ceremonies.More
  • FDA Warns Dollar Tree About Flagged Chinese Manufacturers

    FDA Warns Dollar Tree About Flagged Chinese Manufacturers

    Friday, November 15 2019 3:11 PM EST2019-11-15 20:11:08 GMT
    Friday, November 15 2019 3:11 PM EST2019-11-15 20:11:08 GMT
    Government regulators have again warned Dollar Tree’s parent company about importing drugs and cosmetics that could be tainted due to improper product testing during manufacturing.More
    Government regulators have again warned Dollar Tree’s parent company about importing drugs and cosmetics that could be tainted due to improper product testing during manufacturing.    More
  • Updated: Va. Doctor Accused of Unnecessary Surgeries Held Without Bail

    Updated: Va. Doctor Accused of Unnecessary Surgeries Held Without Bail

    Thursday, November 14 2019 2:29 AM EST2019-11-14 07:29:40 GMT
    Thursday, November 14 2019 2:55 PM EST2019-11-14 19:55:36 GMT
    Javaid Perwaiz (Photo: Western Tidewater Regional Jail)Javaid Perwaiz (Photo: Western Tidewater Regional Jail)
    Javaid Perwaiz (Photo: Western Tidewater Regional Jail)Javaid Perwaiz (Photo: Western Tidewater Regional Jail)
    A Virginia doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients has been ordered held without bail.More
    A Virginia doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients has been ordered held without bail.More
  • Coast Guard Suspends Search for Third Boater; Two Others Rescued

    Coast Guard Suspends Search for Third Boater; Two Others Rescued

    Thursday, November 14 2019 9:05 AM EST2019-11-14 14:05:11 GMT
    Thursday, November 14 2019 9:05 AM EST2019-11-14 14:05:11 GMT
    The Coast Guard has called off a search for a missing yachter who went into the water more than 500 miles (805 km) off Virginia Beach.More
    The Coast Guard has called off a search for a missing yachter who went into the water more than 500 miles (805 km) off Virginia Beach.           More
  • Probe Offers no Clear Answers for Virginia Mass Shooting

    Probe Offers no Clear Answers for Virginia Mass Shooting

    Thursday, November 14 2019 2:04 AM EST2019-11-14 07:04:18 GMT
    Thursday, November 14 2019 7:24 AM EST2019-11-14 12:24:53 GMT
    An independent probe into Virginia Beach’s mass shooting fails to offer clear answers for exactly why a city engineer opened fire in his workplace.More
    An independent probe into Virginia Beach’s mass shooting fails to offer clear answers for exactly why a city engineer opened fire in his workplace.More
  • Virginia Republican Announces Congressional Run

    Virginia Republican Announces Congressional Run

    Wednesday, November 13 2019 8:01 AM EST2019-11-13 13:01:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 13 2019 8:01 AM EST2019-11-13 13:01:40 GMT
    A Navy veteran has announced plans to seek the Republican nomination one of the most deeply split congressional districts in the country.More
    A Navy veteran has announced plans to seek the Republican nomination one of the most deeply split congressional districts in the country.More
  • Virginia Commission Offers no Recommendations on Gun Laws

    Virginia Commission Offers no Recommendations on Gun Laws

    Tuesday, November 12 2019 3:40 PM EST2019-11-12 20:40:43 GMT
    Tuesday, November 12 2019 3:40 PM EST2019-11-12 20:40:43 GMT
    A Republican-led legislative commission in Virginia tasked with offering solutions for curbing gun violence says it has no recommendations to make.More
    A Republican-led legislative commission in Virginia tasked with offering solutions for curbing gun violence says it has no recommendations to make.           More
  • Virginia Man Pleads Guilty in WWII Dog Tags Theft

    Virginia Man Pleads Guilty in WWII Dog Tags Theft

    Tuesday, November 12 2019 8:36 AM EST2019-11-12 13:36:51 GMT
    Tuesday, November 12 2019 8:38 AM EST2019-11-12 13:38:30 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    A Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland has pleaded guilty to a theft charge.More
    A Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland has pleaded guilty to a theft charge.           More
  • Maryland Police: Missing Va. Fisherman Found Dead Near Tilghman Island

    Maryland Police: Missing Va. Fisherman Found Dead Near Tilghman Island

    Tuesday, November 12 2019 1:19 AM EST2019-11-12 06:19:44 GMT
    Tuesday, November 12 2019 7:29 AM EST2019-11-12 12:29:18 GMT
    Authorities in Maryland say a recreational fisherman from Virginia was found dead in the water, days after his running boat washed ashore with no one on it.More
    Authorities in Maryland say a recreational fisherman from Virginia was found dead in the water, days after his running boat washed ashore with no one on it.More
  • 2 Men Are Running 500 Miles For Veteran Suicide Awareness

    2 Men Are Running 500 Miles For Veteran Suicide Awareness

    Tuesday, November 12 2019 7:08 AM EST2019-11-12 12:08:40 GMT
    Tuesday, November 12 2019 7:28 AM EST2019-11-12 12:28:14 GMT
    Two Massachusetts men have embarked on 500 (800 kilometers) mile run to raise awareness about veteran suicide.More
    Two Massachusetts men have embarked on 500 (800 kilometers) mile run to raise awareness about veteran suicide.More
  • Eastern Shore Grocery is Selling a $230 Bottle of Beer

    Eastern Shore Grocery is Selling a $230 Bottle of Beer

    Monday, November 11 2019 3:09 PM EST2019-11-11 20:09:35 GMT
    Monday, November 11 2019 3:09 PM EST2019-11-11 20:09:35 GMT
    A gourmet grocery store on Virginia's Eastern Shore is selling a bottle of beer that costs $230. It's also so full of alcohol that it's illegal in more than a dozen states.More
    A gourmet grocery store on Virginia's Eastern Shore is selling a bottle of beer that costs $230. It's also so full of alcohol that it's illegal in more than a dozen states.           More
  • Speaker Cox Won't Seek Leadership Post in Reshaped Va. House

    Speaker Cox Won't Seek Leadership Post in Reshaped Va. House

    Thursday, November 7 2019 9:55 AM EST2019-11-07 14:55:59 GMT
    Thursday, November 7 2019 9:55 AM EST2019-11-07 14:55:59 GMT
    Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox (Photo: kirkcox.com)Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox (Photo: kirkcox.com)
    Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox (Photo: kirkcox.com)Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox (Photo: kirkcox.com)
    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.More
    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.           More
  • Democrats Promise Swift Action After Win in Virginia

    Democrats Promise Swift Action After Win in Virginia

    Wednesday, November 6 2019 1:22 PM EST2019-11-06 18:22:48 GMT
    Wednesday, November 6 2019 3:37 PM EST2019-11-06 20:37:48 GMT
    Candidate for the 94th District, Shelly Simonds, celebrates with supporters as election results begin to come in Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Marriott in Newport News, Va. (Photo: AP)Candidate for the 94th District, Shelly Simonds, celebrates with supporters as election results begin to come in Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Marriott in Newport News, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Candidate for the 94th District, Shelly Simonds, celebrates with supporters as election results begin to come in Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Marriott in Newport News, Va. (Photo: AP)Candidate for the 94th District, Shelly Simonds, celebrates with supporters as election results begin to come in Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Marriott in Newport News, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Gov. Ralph Northam laid out his vision Wednesday for a changing Virginia a day after Democrats seized control of the General Assembly for the first time in more than two decades.More
    Gov. Ralph Northam laid out his vision Wednesday for a changing Virginia a day after Democrats seized control of the General Assembly for the first time in more than two decades.          More
  • Democrats Win Control of Virginia Statehouse

    Democrats Win Control of Virginia Statehouse

    Tuesday, November 5 2019 11:55 PM EST2019-11-06 04:55:06 GMT
    Wednesday, November 6 2019 11:10 AM EST2019-11-06 16:10:37 GMT
    Virginia Democrats are taking full control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades.More
    Virginia Democrats are taking full control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades.More
  • RESULTS: Virginia Republican Robert Bloxom Wins State House District 100

    RESULTS: Virginia Republican Robert Bloxom Wins State House District 100

    Tuesday, November 5 2019 11:52 PM EST2019-11-06 04:52:27 GMT
    Wednesday, November 6 2019 11:10 AM EST2019-11-06 16:10:25 GMT
    Robert Bloxom Jr.Robert Bloxom Jr.
    Robert Bloxom Jr.Robert Bloxom Jr.
    Republican incumbent Robert Bloxom has won the State House District 100 seat up for grabs in Tuesday's election.More
    Republican incumbent Robert Bloxom has won the State House District 100 seat up for grabs in Tuesday's election.
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  • RESULTS: Virginia Democrat Lynwood Lewis Wins State Senate District 6

    RESULTS: Virginia Democrat Lynwood Lewis Wins State Senate District 6

    Tuesday, November 5 2019 11:47 PM EST2019-11-06 04:47:07 GMT
    Wednesday, November 6 2019 7:26 AM EST2019-11-06 12:26:31 GMT
    Democratic Incumbent Lynwood Lewis has secured the State Senate Seat for District 6, which serves all of Accomack and Northampton counties, as well as parts of Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Matthews County.More
    Democratic Incumbent Lynwood Lewis has secured the State Senate Seat for District 6, which serves all of Accomack and Northampton counties, as well as parts of Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Matthews County. 
    More
  • Virginia Voters Cast Ballots In Marquee Legislative Contest

    Virginia Voters Cast Ballots In Marquee Legislative Contest

    Tuesday, November 5 2019 7:06 AM EST2019-11-05 12:06:09 GMT
    Tuesday, November 5 2019 7:29 AM EST2019-11-05 12:29:12 GMT
    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.More
    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.More
  • Trump Tweets Support for Republican Candidates in Virginia

    Trump Tweets Support for Republican Candidates in Virginia

    Monday, November 4 2019 1:17 PM EST2019-11-04 18:17:27 GMT
    Monday, November 4 2019 1:17 PM EST2019-11-04 18:17:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    President Donald Trump is tweeting support for Republican candidates in Virginia ahead of the state's highly watched legislative elections.More
    President Donald Trump is tweeting support for Republican candidates in Virginia ahead of the state's highly watched legislative elections.    More
  • Virginia Adds More Than 300 Acres to Natural Area Preserves

    Virginia Adds More Than 300 Acres to Natural Area Preserves

    Monday, November 4 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-11-04 13:33:59 GMT
    Monday, November 4 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-11-04 13:33:59 GMT
    Virginia has added more than 300 acres to natural area preserves, including land near the Appalachian Trail.More
    Virginia has added more than 300 acres to natural area preserves, including land near the Appalachian Trail.More
  • Biden Rallies Virginia Democrats Days Before State Election

    Biden Rallies Virginia Democrats Days Before State Election

    Monday, November 4 2019 7:11 AM EST2019-11-04 12:11:09 GMT
    Monday, November 4 2019 7:32 AM EST2019-11-04 12:32:12 GMT
    Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a gun safety forum in Las Vega. (Photo: AP)Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a gun safety forum in Las Vega. (Photo: AP)
    Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a gun safety forum in Las Vega. (Photo: AP)Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a gun safety forum in Las Vega. (Photo: AP)
    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.More
    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.More
  • Cabin Floats Away After Heavy Rain and Wind

    Cabin Floats Away After Heavy Rain and Wind

    Monday, November 4 2019 12:42 AM EST2019-11-04 05:42:41 GMT
    Monday, November 4 2019 7:28 AM EST2019-11-04 12:28:42 GMT
    A well known cabin on Chincoteague Island was ripped off its pilings following the heavy rain and wind Delmarva experienced a few days ago.More
    A well known cabin on Chincoteague Island was ripped off its pilings following the heavy rain and wind Delmarva experienced a few days ago.More
  • Successful Rocket Launch at NASA Wallops Flight Facility Saturday

    Successful Rocket Launch at NASA Wallops Flight Facility Saturday

    Sunday, November 3 2019 9:08 AM EST2019-11-03 14:08:38 GMT
    Sunday, November 3 2019 9:40 AM EST2019-11-03 14:40:28 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    It was another successful lift-off at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County Saturday morning.More
    It was another successful lift-off at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County on Saturday morning. More
  • Pence Visits Virginia Beach Before Key State Election

    Pence Visits Virginia Beach Before Key State Election

    Saturday, November 2 2019 8:39 PM EDT2019-11-03 00:39:44 GMT
    Sunday, November 3 2019 9:39 AM EST2019-11-03 14:39:11 GMT
    FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Floresville, Texas. Pence will be keynoting two days of Republican Governors Association meetings beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Floresville, Texas. Pence will be keynoting two days of Republican Governors Association meetings beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)
    FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Floresville, Texas. Pence will be keynoting two days of Republican Governors Association meetings beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Floresville, Texas. Pence will be keynoting two days of Republican Governors Association meetings beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)
    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.More
    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.More
  • Antares Rocket Launch From Wallops Flight Facility Scheduled for Saturday

    Antares Rocket Launch From Wallops Flight Facility Scheduled for Saturday

    Wednesday, October 30 2019 6:56 PM EDT2019-10-30 22:56:11 GMT
    Friday, November 1 2019 2:00 PM EDT2019-11-01 18:00:02 GMT
    Another Antares rocket is getting ready to lift off from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County, Virginia.More
    Another Antares rocket is getting ready to lift off from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County, Virginia.More
  • New Industrial Hemp Processing Facility Coming to Virginia

    New Industrial Hemp Processing Facility Coming to Virginia

    Friday, November 1 2019 8:29 AM EDT2019-11-01 12:29:14 GMT
    Friday, November 1 2019 8:29 AM EDT2019-11-01 12:29:14 GMT
    Virginia is getting its first industrial hemp fiber processing facility.More
    Virginia is getting its first industrial hemp fiber processing facility.           More
  • Virginia mom charged with murder in 2-year-old son's death

    Virginia mom charged with murder in 2-year-old son's death

    Friday, November 1 2019 7:14 AM EDT2019-11-01 11:14:24 GMT
    Friday, November 1 2019 7:14 AM EDT2019-11-01 11:14:24 GMT
    The Virginia woman whose 2-year-old son was found in a trash incinerator has been charged with murder in his death.More
    The Virginia woman whose 2-year-old son was found in a trash incinerator has been charged with murder in his death.More
  • Commission: Virginia Let Company Defy Fishing Limits in Chesapeake Bay

    Commission: Virginia Let Company Defy Fishing Limits in Chesapeake Bay

    Thursday, October 31 2019 1:09 PM EDT2019-10-31 17:09:18 GMT
    Thursday, October 31 2019 1:09 PM EDT2019-10-31 17:09:18 GMT
    In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)
    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.More
    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.         More
  • Juvenile Humpback Whale Washes Ashore in Virginia Beach

    Juvenile Humpback Whale Washes Ashore in Virginia Beach

    Thursday, October 31 2019 10:03 AM EDT2019-10-31 14:03:11 GMT
    Thursday, October 31 2019 10:04 AM EDT2019-10-31 14:04:31 GMT
    A young whale has washed up dead in Virginia. The Virginian-Pilot reported Thursday that the juvenile humpback came ashore on the north end of Virginia Beach.More
    A young whale has washed up dead in Virginia. The Virginian-Pilot reported Thursday that the juvenile humpback came ashore on the north end of Virginia Beach.More
  • Virginia Man Gets 5 Years in Cocaine Case While in Ambulance

    Virginia Man Gets 5 Years in Cocaine Case While in Ambulance

    Wednesday, October 30 2019 2:05 PM EDT2019-10-30 18:05:04 GMT
    Wednesday, October 30 2019 2:05 PM EDT2019-10-30 18:05:04 GMT
    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.More
    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.   More
  • Va. Sees 12% Increase in Homeschooling Over Last 5 Years

    Va. Sees 12% Increase in Homeschooling Over Last 5 Years

    Wednesday, October 30 2019 1:18 PM EDT2019-10-30 17:18:48 GMT
    Wednesday, October 30 2019 1:18 PM EDT2019-10-30 17:18:48 GMT
    The number of home-schooled students in Virginia is rising.More
    The number of home-schooled students in Virginia is rising.           More
  • The Battle Over Menhaden Harvesting in the Bay

    The Battle Over Menhaden Harvesting in the Bay

    Tuesday, October 29 2019 4:10 PM EDT2019-10-29 20:10:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 29 2019 7:17 PM EDT2019-10-29 23:17:58 GMT
    Set along the northern-most section of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay is a town called Reedville, a fishing community established in the 1870’s. Though quaint and scenic, the heart pumping life into Reedville is a fish processing plant owned by Omega Protein.More
    Set along the northern-most section of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay is a town called Reedville, a fishing community established in the 1870’s. Though quaint and scenic, the heart pumping life into Reedville is a fish processing plant owned by Omega Protein.More
  • Updated: Police ID Woman Found Dead at Coastal Va. Campground

    Updated: Police ID Woman Found Dead at Coastal Va. Campground

    Tuesday, October 29 2019 7:06 AM EDT2019-10-29 11:06:34 GMT
    Tuesday, October 29 2019 3:08 PM EDT2019-10-29 19:08:03 GMT
    Authorities have released the name of a woman who was found dead at a campground on the Eastern shore of Virginia.More
    Authorities have released the name of a woman who was found dead at a campground on the Eastern shore of Virginia. More
  • Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles Dies at 79

    Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles Dies at 79

    Tuesday, October 29 2019 10:42 AM EDT2019-10-29 14:42:38 GMT
    Tuesday, October 29 2019 10:43 AM EDT2019-10-29 14:43:09 GMT
    Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles (Photo: Virginia House of Delegates)Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles (Photo: Virginia House of Delegates)
    Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles (Photo: Virginia House of Delegates)Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles (Photo: Virginia House of Delegates)
    Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles has died at age 79. The Democrat was known as the "transportation governor" and for his work to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and increase foreign trade.More
    Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles has died at age 79. The Democrat was known as the "transportation governor" and for his work to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and increase foreign trade.      More
  • New Regional Library Continues to Make Progress

    New Regional Library Continues to Make Progress

    Tuesday, October 29 2019 12:52 AM EDT2019-10-29 04:52:44 GMT
    Tuesday, October 29 2019 7:37 AM EDT2019-10-29 11:37:40 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    PARKSLEY, VA-It's been nearly a week since The Eastern Shore of Virginia Regional Library and Heritage Center held it's groundbreaking ceremony. But work hasn't stopped since.More
    PARKSLEY, VA-It's been nearly a week since The Eastern Shore of Virginia Regional Library and Heritage Center held it's groundbreaking ceremony. But work hasn't stopped since.More
  • Judge: Virginia Cannot Ask Marriage Applicants About Race

    Judge: Virginia Cannot Ask Marriage Applicants About Race

    Monday, October 28 2019 3:10 PM EDT2019-10-28 19:10:06 GMT
    Monday, October 28 2019 3:26 PM EDT2019-10-28 19:26:17 GMT
    (Photo: Pixabay/MGN)(Photo: Pixabay/MGN)
    (Photo: Pixabay/MGN)(Photo: Pixabay/MGN)
    A federal judge has ordered Virginia to stop asking marriage applicants to identify themselves by race.More
    A federal judge has ordered Virginia to stop asking marriage applicants to identify themselves by race.           More
  • Police: Multiple Overdoses Lead to 1 Death, 2 Arrests

    Police: Multiple Overdoses Lead to 1 Death, 2 Arrests

    Monday, October 28 2019 8:57 AM EDT2019-10-28 12:57:21 GMT
    Monday, October 28 2019 8:57 AM EDT2019-10-28 12:57:21 GMT
    Police in Virginia have arrested two men in connection with a series of overdoses, including one that authorities say resulted in a death.More
    Police in Virginia have arrested two men in connection with a series of overdoses, including one that authorities say resulted in a death.More
  • Virginia Moves to License Music Therapy

    Virginia Moves to License Music Therapy

    Saturday, October 26 2019 5:54 PM EDT2019-10-26 21:54:31 GMT
    Saturday, October 26 2019 5:54 PM EDT2019-10-26 21:54:39 GMT
    Virginia's health regulators are asking state lawmakers to green light a licensing system for music therapy.More
    Virginia's health regulators are asking state lawmakers to green light a licensing system for music therapy.More
  • Ex-Gov. Wilder Says Panel Clears Him of Kissing Allegation

    Ex-Gov. Wilder Says Panel Clears Him of Kissing Allegation

    Thursday, October 24 2019 11:38 AM EDT2019-10-24 15:38:19 GMT
    Thursday, October 24 2019 11:38 AM EDT2019-10-24 15:38:19 GMT
    The nation's first elected African American governor says a review panel has cleared him of allegations from a college student who accused him of kissing her without her consent.More
    The nation's first elected African American governor says a review panel has cleared him of allegations from a college student who accused him of kissing her without her consent.          More
  • Virginia Taxpayers Must File by Nov. 1 Under Extension

    Virginia Taxpayers Must File by Nov. 1 Under Extension

    Tuesday, October 22 2019 7:20 AM EDT2019-10-22 11:20:21 GMT
    Tuesday, October 22 2019 7:49 AM EDT2019-10-22 11:49:53 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    The deadline is approaching for Virginia taxpayers who plan to file under the automatic six-month individual income tax extension.More
    The deadline is approaching for Virginia taxpayers who plan to file under the automatic six-month individual income tax extension.More
  • Local Business Owner Volunteers to Help Hispanic Voters in Accomack County

    Local Business Owner Volunteers to Help Hispanic Voters in Accomack County

    Monday, October 21 2019 4:54 PM EDT2019-10-21 20:54:16 GMT
    Tuesday, October 22 2019 7:17 AM EDT2019-10-22 11:17:25 GMT
    Elections are right around the corner in Virginia. All of the counties in the state will participate in general and special elections on Nov. 5.More
    Elections are right around the corner in Virginia. All of the counties in the state will participate in general and special elections on Nov. 5.More
  • Actor Alec Baldwin To Campaign For Virginia Democrats

    Actor Alec Baldwin To Campaign For Virginia Democrats

    Tuesday, October 22 2019 7:15 AM EDT2019-10-22 11:15:58 GMT
    Tuesday, October 22 2019 7:15 AM EDT2019-10-22 11:15:58 GMT
    Actor Alec Baldwin, known for his mocking impersonations of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live," is coming to Virginia to help Democratic legislative candidates.More
    Actor Alec Baldwin, known for his mocking impersonations of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live," is coming to Virginia to help Democratic legislative candidates.
     
    More
  • Blood Donations in Mid-Atlantic at All-Time Low; Donors Needed Immediately

    Blood Donations in Mid-Atlantic at All-Time Low; Donors Needed Immediately

    Monday, October 21 2019 1:11 PM EDT2019-10-21 17:11:40 GMT
    Monday, October 21 2019 1:39 PM EDT2019-10-21 17:39:54 GMT
    The Blood Bank of Delmarva is saying that the Mid-Atlantic region's blood supply has never been lower and is issuing an urgent call for donors.More
    The Blood Bank of Delmarva is saying that the Mid-Atlantic region's blood supply has never been lower and is issuing an urgent call for donors. More
  • Diocese Removes Priest Who Confessed Contact With Minor

    Diocese Removes Priest Who Confessed Contact With Minor

    Monday, October 21 2019 1:18 PM EDT2019-10-21 17:18:38 GMT
    Monday, October 21 2019 1:18 PM EDT2019-10-21 17:18:38 GMT
    A northern Virginia priest has been removed from his parish after the Catholic Diocese of Arlington says he confessed to sexual contact with a minor.More
    A northern Virginia priest has been removed from his parish after the Catholic Diocese of Arlington says he confessed to sexual contact with a minor.           More
  • Virginia Film Festival to Feature More Than 150 Films

    Virginia Film Festival to Feature More Than 150 Films

    Monday, October 21 2019 7:35 AM EDT2019-10-21 11:35:11 GMT
    Monday, October 21 2019 7:42 AM EDT2019-10-21 11:42:27 GMT
    The 32nd annual Virginia Film Festival is set to open in Charlottesville this week with more than 150 films and an array of guests, including actor and director Ethan Hawke and bestselling author John Grisham.More
    The 32nd annual Virginia Film Festival is set to open in Charlottesville this week with more than 150 films and an array of guests, including actor and director Ethan Hawke and bestselling author John Grisham.More
  • Foundation: Sea Level Rise Leads to Island Center's Closure

    Foundation: Sea Level Rise Leads to Island Center's Closure

    Monday, October 21 2019 7:27 AM EDT2019-10-21 11:27:00 GMT
    Monday, October 21 2019 7:41 AM EDT2019-10-21 11:41:58 GMT
    Fox Island high tide in 2004 (Chesapeake Bay Foundation)Fox Island high tide in 2004 (Chesapeake Bay Foundation)
    Fox Island high tide in 2004 (Chesapeake Bay Foundation)Fox Island high tide in 2004 (Chesapeake Bay Foundation)
    An environmental group says sea level rise and erosion are bringing an end to the use of an education center on an island in the Chesapeake Bay.More
    An environmental group says sea level rise and erosion are bringing an end to the use of an education center on an island in the Chesapeake Bay.More
  • Northams Take Part in Grant Contest For Female STEM students

    Northams Take Part in Grant Contest For Female STEM students

    Monday, October 21 2019 7:20 AM EDT2019-10-21 11:20:32 GMT
    Monday, October 21 2019 7:40 AM EDT2019-10-21 11:40:29 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and first lady Pam Northam are serving as honorary co-chairs of an annual essay contest that awards scholarships to female high school students studying science, technology, math and engineering.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and first lady Pam Northam are serving as honorary co-chairs of an annual essay contest that awards scholarships to female high school students studying science, technology, math and engineering.More
  • Actor Alec Baldwin to Campaign for Virginia Democrats

    Actor Alec Baldwin to Campaign for Virginia Democrats

    Friday, October 18 2019 8:10 AM EDT2019-10-18 12:10:37 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 1:54 PM EDT2019-10-18 17:54:41 GMT
    Actor Alec Baldwin, known for his biting impersonations of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live," is coming to Virginia to help Democratic legislative candidates.More
    Actor Alec Baldwin, known for his biting impersonations of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live," is coming to Virginia to help Democratic legislative candidates.More
  • Gov. Northam Announces New Renewable Energy Contract

    Gov. Northam Announces New Renewable Energy Contract

    Friday, October 18 2019 10:33 AM EDT2019-10-18 14:33:30 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 10:33 AM EDT2019-10-18 14:33:30 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a new agreement to power state government buildings with more renewable energy.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a new agreement to power state government buildings with more renewable energy. More
  • Suborbital Rocket Set to Launch from Wallops Island

    Suborbital Rocket Set to Launch from Wallops Island

    Thursday, October 17 2019 2:27 PM EDT2019-10-17 18:27:15 GMT
    Thursday, October 17 2019 2:27 PM EDT2019-10-17 18:27:15 GMT
    Several space technologies will be put to the test with the launch of a suborbital rocket at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.More
    Several space technologies will be put to the test with the launch of a suborbital rocket at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.More
  • Former Hallwood Town Clerk Indicted on Embezzlement Charges

    Former Hallwood Town Clerk Indicted on Embezzlement Charges

    Wednesday, October 16 2019 2:19 PM EDT2019-10-16 18:19:36 GMT
    Wednesday, October 16 2019 2:19 PM EDT2019-10-16 18:19:36 GMT
    Angela TaylorAngela Taylor
    Angela TaylorAngela Taylor
    An Accomack County, Va., woman has been indicted on more than 60 felony embezzlement charges, stemming from her time working as the town clerk of Hallwood.More
    An Accomack County, Va., woman has been indicted on more than 60 felony embezzlement charges, stemming from her time working as the town clerk of Hallwood.More
  • Record-breaking Fundraising in Virginia's Legislative Races

    Record-breaking Fundraising in Virginia's Legislative Races

    Wednesday, October 16 2019 1:21 PM EDT2019-10-16 17:21:33 GMT
    Wednesday, October 16 2019 1:21 PM EDT2019-10-16 17:21:33 GMT
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The battle for control of Virginia's legislature is leading to record-breaking political fundraising as special interest groups spend big in the final weeks of the contest.More
    The battle for control of Virginia's legislature is leading to record-breaking political fundraising as special interest groups spend big in the final weeks of the contest.       More
  • Virginia Officials Issue Warning as Wildfire Season Begins

    Virginia Officials Issue Warning as Wildfire Season Begins

    Wednesday, October 16 2019 7:12 AM EDT2019-10-16 11:12:55 GMT
    Wednesday, October 16 2019 7:32 AM EDT2019-10-16 11:32:57 GMT
    Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years.More
    Virginia officials are warning residents about what could be one of the most severe wildfire seasons in years.More
  • Last of Special Tax Refund Checks for Many Virginians Mailed

    Last of Special Tax Refund Checks for Many Virginians Mailed

    Tuesday, October 15 2019 9:56 AM EDT2019-10-15 13:56:46 GMT
    Tuesday, October 15 2019 9:56 AM EDT2019-10-15 13:56:46 GMT
    Officials in Virginia say the state has met its deadline to mail taxpayers a special refund check.More
    Officials in Virginia say the state has met its deadline to mail taxpayers a special refund check.           More
  • Study Finds Virginia is Short on Sex Assault Exam Providers

    Study Finds Virginia is Short on Sex Assault Exam Providers

    Tuesday, October 15 2019 7:17 AM EDT2019-10-15 11:17:24 GMT
    Tuesday, October 15 2019 7:36 AM EDT2019-10-15 11:36:55 GMT
    A new study says sex assault victims in Virginia must sometimes travel for hours because of a shortage of qualified nurses and hospitals that provide sexual assault examinations.More
    A new study says sex assault victims in Virginia must sometimes travel for hours because of a shortage of qualified nurses and hospitals that provide sexual assault examinations.More
  • Virginia Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

    Virginia Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

    Monday, October 14 2019 7:04 AM EDT2019-10-14 11:04:16 GMT
    Monday, October 14 2019 7:36 AM EDT2019-10-14 11:36:18 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Virginians who want to vote in the upcoming legislative elections have one more day to register.More
    Virginians who want to vote in the upcoming legislative elections have one more day to register.More
  • Virginia Capital to Recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day

    Virginia Capital to Recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day

    Monday, October 14 2019 7:05 AM EDT2019-10-14 11:05:24 GMT
    Monday, October 14 2019 7:35 AM EDT2019-10-14 11:35:41 GMT
    Virginia's capital city will recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday, joining a shift away from a day traditionally reserved for honoring Christopher Columbus.More
    Virginia's capital city will recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday, joining a shift away from a day traditionally reserved for honoring Christopher Columbus.More
  • Virginia Governor Issues Drought Watch for Entire State

    Virginia Governor Issues Drought Watch for Entire State

    Saturday, October 12 2019 5:14 PM EDT2019-10-12 21:14:43 GMT
    Saturday, October 12 2019 6:17 PM EDT2019-10-12 22:17:10 GMT
    Worsening dry conditions affecting Virginia have prompted Gov. Ralph Northam to place the state under a drought watch.More
    Worsening dry conditions affecting Virginia have prompted Gov. Ralph Northam to place the state under a drought watch.More
  • Regulators Target Immigration Bonds Company Nexus

    Regulators Target Immigration Bonds Company Nexus

    Friday, October 11 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-10-11 14:22:52 GMT
    Friday, October 11 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-10-11 14:22:52 GMT
    Virginia is threatening to shut down a company that touts its record of reuniting immigrant families, accusing it of running an unlicensed insurance business.More
    Virginia is threatening to shut down a company that touts its record of reuniting immigrant families, accusing it of running an unlicensed insurance business.More
  • Virginia Women's Monument Being Unveiled at State Capitol

    Virginia Women's Monument Being Unveiled at State Capitol

    Friday, October 11 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-10-11 11:11:12 GMT
    Friday, October 11 2019 7:23 AM EDT2019-10-11 11:23:40 GMT
    A new monument honoring the contributions of influential Virginia women is set to be officially unveiled on the state Capitol grounds.More
    A new monument honoring the contributions of influential Virginia women is set to be officially unveiled on the state Capitol grounds.More
  • Elizabeth Warren to Hold Town Hall in Virginia

    Elizabeth Warren to Hold Town Hall in Virginia

    Friday, October 11 2019 7:09 AM EDT2019-10-11 11:09:10 GMT
    Friday, October 11 2019 7:23 AM EDT2019-10-11 11:23:25 GMT
    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will hold a town hall in Virginia next week.More
    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will hold a town hall in Virginia next week.
     
    More
  • Virginia School to Add Nursing Students Amid State Shortage

    Virginia School to Add Nursing Students Amid State Shortage

    Friday, October 11 2019 7:06 AM EDT2019-10-11 11:06:28 GMT
    Friday, October 11 2019 7:23 AM EDT2019-10-11 11:23:02 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    A Virginia university is planning to add new slots to its nursing program as the state struggles with a shortage of nurses.More
    A Virginia university is planning to add new slots to its nursing program as the state struggles with a shortage of nurses.More
  • Virginia Gov Says He's Restored Civil Rights to 22K Felons

    Virginia Gov Says He's Restored Civil Rights to 22K Felons

    Thursday, October 10 2019 7:14 AM EDT2019-10-10 11:14:03 GMT
    Thursday, October 10 2019 7:36 AM EDT2019-10-10 11:36:31 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he has restored voting and other civil rights to more than 22,000 felons who have completed their sentences since taking office last year.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he has restored voting and other civil rights to more than 22,000 felons who have completed their sentences since taking office last year.More
  • Maintenance Work to Impact Telephone Service in Accomack County

    Maintenance Work to Impact Telephone Service in Accomack County

    Wednesday, October 9 2019 7:54 PM EDT2019-10-09 23:54:58 GMT
    Thursday, October 10 2019 7:22 AM EDT2019-10-10 11:22:58 GMT
    Verizon is completing maintenance work that may impact telephone service on Chincoteague Island Wednesday night into Thursday.More
    Verizon is completing maintenance work that may impact telephone service on Chincoteague Island Wednesday night into Thursday.More
  • Antares Rocket Launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Delayed

    Antares Rocket Launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Delayed

    Wednesday, October 9 2019 6:46 PM EDT2019-10-09 22:46:50 GMT
    Wednesday, October 9 2019 6:46 PM EDT2019-10-09 22:46:50 GMT
    The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Photo: NASA)The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Photo: NASA)
    The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Photo: NASA)The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Photo: NASA)
    NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County is getting ready for another Antares rocket launch.More
    NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County is getting ready for another Antares rocket launch.More
  • Virginia Legislative Elections Provide Warmup for 2020

    Virginia Legislative Elections Provide Warmup for 2020

    Wednesday, October 9 2019 10:58 AM EDT2019-10-09 14:58:00 GMT
    Wednesday, October 9 2019 10:58 AM EDT2019-10-09 14:58:00 GMT
    Virginia's legislative elections are the marquee warmup for the 2020 election cycle as both parties and their deep-pocketed allies look to refine their messages, fundraising and ground game.More
    Virginia's legislative elections are the marquee warmup for the 2020 election cycle as both parties and their deep-pocketed allies look to refine their messages, fundraising and ground game.       More
  • Virginia Educators to Host Forum on Trauma in Schools

    Virginia Educators to Host Forum on Trauma in Schools

    Wednesday, October 9 2019 7:14 AM EDT2019-10-09 11:14:45 GMT
    Wednesday, October 9 2019 8:58 AM EDT2019-10-09 12:58:05 GMT
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Virginia Education Association will host a community forum to address the growing issue of trauma in schools.More
    The Virginia Education Association will host a community forum to address the growing issue of trauma in schools.More
  • Virginia Regulators to Host Hearing on Electric Grid Plan

    Virginia Regulators to Host Hearing on Electric Grid Plan

    Tuesday, October 8 2019 8:46 AM EDT2019-10-08 12:46:24 GMT
    Tuesday, October 8 2019 8:46 AM EDT2019-10-08 12:46:24 GMT
    Virginia's regulators want to hear from the public on Dominion Energy's more than $3 billion plan to upgrade the state's electric grid over the next decade.More
    Virginia's regulators want to hear from the public on Dominion Energy's more than $3 billion plan to upgrade the state's electric grid over the next decade.           More
  • Coast Guard Loosens Rules on Tattoos

    Coast Guard Loosens Rules on Tattoos

    Friday, October 4 2019 7:05 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:05:32 GMT
    Friday, October 4 2019 7:26 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:26:44 GMT
    U.S. Coast Guard (Photo: Martin Pring)U.S. Coast Guard (Photo: Martin Pring)
    U.S. Coast Guard (Photo: Martin Pring)U.S. Coast Guard (Photo: Martin Pring)
    The U.S. Coast Guard is loosening its tattoo policy.More
    The U.S. Coast Guard is loosening its tattoo policy.More
  • Virginia Officials Say Deer Deaths Caused by Viral Outbreak

    Virginia Officials Say Deer Deaths Caused by Viral Outbreak

    Friday, October 4 2019 7:07 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:07:07 GMT
    Friday, October 4 2019 7:26 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:26:18 GMT
    Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)
    Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed that a viral disease has killed a number of deer across the state.More
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed that a viral disease has killed a number of deer across the state.More
  • Virginia Dentist Convicted of Writing Illegal Opioid Scripts

    Virginia Dentist Convicted of Writing Illegal Opioid Scripts

    Thursday, October 3 2019 10:14 AM EDT2019-10-03 14:14:41 GMT
    Thursday, October 3 2019 10:14 AM EDT2019-10-03 14:14:41 GMT
    A Virginia dentist has been sentenced to eight years in prison for running a scheme to prescribe opioids for himself, fellow doctors and other individuals who didn’t medically need them.More
    A Virginia dentist has been sentenced to eight years in prison for running a scheme to prescribe opioids for himself, fellow doctors and other individuals who didn’t medically need them.   More
  • Virginia Kicks Off Annual Campaign For State Employee Giving

    Virginia Kicks Off Annual Campaign For State Employee Giving

    Thursday, October 3 2019 7:09 AM EDT2019-10-03 11:09:52 GMT
    Thursday, October 3 2019 7:20 AM EDT2019-10-03 11:20:22 GMT
    Virginia has kicked off its 22nd annual campaign for state employee workforce giving.More
    Virginia has kicked off its 22nd annual campaign for state employee workforce giving.More
  • Virginia Health Officials Confirm State's First Vaping Death

    Virginia Health Officials Confirm State's First Vaping Death

    Wednesday, October 2 2019 7:41 AM EDT2019-10-02 11:41:52 GMT
    Wednesday, October 2 2019 9:25 AM EDT2019-10-02 13:25:44 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Health officials have confirmed that a Virginia resident has died in North Carolina from a severe lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.More
    Health officials have confirmed that a Virginia resident has died in North Carolina from a severe lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.More
  • REAL ID Deadline a Year Away for Virginians

    REAL ID Deadline a Year Away for Virginians

    Wednesday, October 2 2019 7:03 AM EDT2019-10-02 11:03:51 GMT
    Wednesday, October 2 2019 7:29 AM EDT2019-10-02 11:29:47 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Virginians who want to use their driver's license to board a plane now have a year left to get a card that complies with new federal regulations.More
    Virginians who want to use their driver's license to board a plane now have a year left to get a card that complies with new federal regulations.More
  • Virginia Health Officials Confirm First Vaping Death

    Virginia Health Officials Confirm First Vaping Death

    Tuesday, October 1 2019 5:14 PM EDT2019-10-01 21:14:52 GMT
    Tuesday, October 1 2019 5:14 PM EDT2019-10-01 21:14:52 GMT
    (Photo: Thomas Hooten/CDC. MGN Online)(Photo: Thomas Hooten/CDC. MGN Online)
    (Photo: Thomas Hooten/CDC. MGN Online)(Photo: Thomas Hooten/CDC. MGN Online)
    Health officials have confirmed that a Virginia resident has died in North Carolina from a severe lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.More
    Health officials have confirmed that a Virginia resident has died in North Carolina from a severe lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.More
  • Candidate's TV Spot Invokes Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

    Candidate's TV Spot Invokes Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

    Tuesday, October 1 2019 11:03 AM EDT2019-10-01 15:03:52 GMT
    Tuesday, October 1 2019 11:03 AM EDT2019-10-01 15:03:52 GMT
    A Democrat running for Virginia's state Senate is invoking the recent mass shooting in Virginia Beach in a new television spot.More
    A Democrat running for Virginia's state Senate is invoking the recent mass shooting in Virginia Beach in a new television spot.More
  • More Virginians Are Home-schooling Their Children

    More Virginians Are Home-schooling Their Children

    Tuesday, October 1 2019 10:03 AM EDT2019-10-01 14:03:25 GMT
    Tuesday, October 1 2019 10:03 AM EDT2019-10-01 14:03:25 GMT
    About 1.3 million students across Virginia went back to school after summer vacation. But for Alison Hatter's three children, this didn't require getting on a bus or even going outside.More
    About 1.3 million students across Virginia went back to school after summer vacation. But for Alison Hatter's three children, this didn't require getting on a bus or even going outside. More
  • Virginia Motorcycle Club's Joy Ride Ends With 3 Deaths

    Virginia Motorcycle Club's Joy Ride Ends With 3 Deaths

    Tuesday, October 1 2019 8:59 AM EDT2019-10-01 12:59:33 GMT
    Tuesday, October 1 2019 8:59 AM EDT2019-10-01 12:59:33 GMT
    What was supposed to be a recreational ride for members of a Virginia motorcycle club has left three dead and two injured after one bike's crash set off a chain of other wrecks along a highway.More
    What was supposed to be a recreational ride for members of a Virginia motorcycle club has left three dead and two injured after one bike's crash set off a chain of other wrecks along a highway.     More
  • Judge Issues Mixed Ruling in Virginia Abortion Law Challenge

    Judge Issues Mixed Ruling in Virginia Abortion Law Challenge

    Tuesday, October 1 2019 7:05 AM EDT2019-10-01 11:05:36 GMT
    Tuesday, October 1 2019 7:25 AM EDT2019-10-01 11:25:24 GMT
    A federal judge has issued a mixed ruling in a case that challenged four Virginia laws that opponents say restrict access to abortion in the state.More
    A federal judge has issued a mixed ruling in a case that challenged four Virginia laws that opponents say restrict access to abortion in the state.More
  • Former Virginia Gov. Baliles Enters Cancer Treatment Program

    Former Virginia Gov. Baliles Enters Cancer Treatment Program

    Friday, September 27 2019 8:00 AM EDT2019-09-27 12:00:27 GMT
    Friday, September 27 2019 8:00 AM EDT2019-09-27 12:00:27 GMT
    Former Virginia Governor Gerald Baliles Former Virginia Governor Gerald Baliles
    Former Virginia Governor Gerald BalilesFormer Virginia Governor Gerald Baliles
    Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles has entered a specialized care program for complications arising during his ongoing battle with kidney cancer.More
    Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles has entered a specialized care program for complications arising during his ongoing battle with kidney cancer.        More
  • Tennessee, Virginia Hospitals File Opioid Lawsuit

    Tennessee, Virginia Hospitals File Opioid Lawsuit

    Friday, September 27 2019 7:57 AM EDT2019-09-27 11:57:18 GMT
    Friday, September 27 2019 7:57 AM EDT2019-09-27 11:57:18 GMT
    A group of hospitals in Tennessee and Virginia have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers, distributors and retailers of opioid-based drugs.More
    A group of hospitals in Tennessee and Virginia have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers, distributors and retailers of opioid-based drugs.     More
  • Virginia Hosting Free Fishing Weekend

    Virginia Hosting Free Fishing Weekend

    Thursday, September 26 2019 7:07 AM EDT2019-09-26 11:07:36 GMT
    Thursday, September 26 2019 7:30 AM EDT2019-09-26 11:30:10 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Virginia is offering the chance to fish for free statewide this weekend.More
    Virginia is offering the chance to fish for free statewide this weekend.More
  • New Burial Rules Seek to Extend Arlington Cemetery Lifespan

    New Burial Rules Seek to Extend Arlington Cemetery Lifespan

    Wednesday, September 25 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-09-25 14:31:13 GMT
    Wednesday, September 25 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-09-25 14:31:13 GMT
    The Army is proposing new rules to significantly restrict eligibility for burial at Arlington National Cemetery, seeking to preserve a dwindling number of gravesites.More
    The Army is proposing new rules to significantly restrict eligibility for burial at Arlington National Cemetery, seeking to preserve a dwindling number of gravesites.           More


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