Feds: Virginia man facing weapons charges is a neo-Nazi
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man arrested this week on gun charges is a neo-Nazi who has bragged about committing racially motivated violence, authorities said Friday.
Virginia jail ends ‘God Pod’ after Muslim inmates sue
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jail has ended a program which inmates dubbed the "God Pod" after a lawsuit alleged the program provided favorable treatment to Christians and discriminated...
No. 21 Virginia hosts Old Dominion in schools’ first meeting
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder was looking forward to catching Virginia in a more vulnerable state when the Monarchs added the Cavaliers to their schedule.
Police: Officers entered woman’s locked room, she wielded ax
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police chief says an officer shot and killed a woman after forcing entry into her locked bedroom and finding her wielding an ax.
Virginia sheriff ends immigrant detention program
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff has ended an agreement with federal authorities to lock up people suspected of being in the United States illegally.
Life sciences company expands in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A life sciences company plans to spend $64 million to expand a bioanalytical lab in Virginia and create 200 new jobs.
Tavern visited by George Washington added to register
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A tavern visited by George Washington and French troops during the Revolutionary War is one of eight new listings placed on the Virginia Landmarks Register.
Virginia GOP renews call for hearing on Fairfax allegations
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Virginia are renewing their push to hold a bipartisan hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state's Democratic...
Dominion planning large wind farm off Virginia coast
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday to seek approval to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia...
Bryce Perkins’ poise key to success for No. 21 Virginia
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall has given quarterback Bryce Perkins the freedom to freestyle when necessary.
Saturday night lights: No. 21 Virginia hosts Old Dominion
Old Dominion (1-1) at No. 21 Virginia (3-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
Women inmates in Virginia to be moved to central region
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — All women inmates in Virginia will soon be housed in the central region of the state in what prison officials are calling a "gender responsivity plan."
Virginia murder suspect’s defense requests mental test redo
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The attorney for a Virginia man accused of killing his sister and stabbing his pregnant girlfriend is challenging a psychologist's opinion deeming the suspect competent...
Virginia airports receive $23M in funding for improvements
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $23.2 million in federal funding to support improvement projects at 11 Virginia airports.
Absentee voting gets underway soon in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Absentee voting is about to get underway in Virginia.
The Virginia Department of Elections says absentee voting for the Nov. 5 general election begins Friday. Qualified...
Virginia gov announces $8.5M firm expansion, 105 new jobs
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A company that makes piping systems is expanding in Virginia and plans to create 105 new manufacturing jobs.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that High Purity...
Official: Virginia school athletes punished for racist posts
POQUOSON, Va. (AP) — An official at a Virginia high school says some of its football players have been punished for using racist taunts and slurs against their opponents in two social media...
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Population is expected to shrink in rural Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More and more people are relocating to Highland County, Virginia, everyday!" the county's website says.
Online, local officials offer resources and encouragement for...
Florida man charged with racially threatening black activist
A Florida man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he cyberstalked and made racist threats against a black activist in Virginia to interfere with his plans to run for a seat on Charlottesville's...
Police to share more info about Virginia Beach mass shooting
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia Beach say they'll release the findings of their investigation into the mass shooting that killed 12 people at a municipal building.
Virginia woman killed in officer shooting
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a woman has died after being wounded in a shooting with a police officer.
Henrico police spokesman Lt. Matt Pecka said Tuesday that 57-year-old...
State investigating over-the-counter male enhancement pill
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state health officials are investigating reports that an over-the-counter male enhancement pill sold at convenience stores and gas stations is sending men to the...
Voter registration up in Virginia’s Democratic strongholds
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Over the past four years, voter registration has grown more in Virginia localities that tend to vote Democratic than in localities that usually go Republican. That could spell...
Judge refuses to free extremists who attacked protesters
A federal judge on Tuesday refused to free members of a white supremacist group on bond while they appeal their convictions for attacking protesters at a white nationalist rally in...
Convicts in ‘Bridgegate’ asking Supreme Court to toss case
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Onetime allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are making their case to the U.S. Supreme Court on why their convictions in the so-called Bridgegate case should be...
Virginia governor sets renewable energy goal: 100% by 2050
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he signed an executive order setting a goal for the state to produce 100% of its electricity from carbon-free sources by...
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Racist yearbook photo investigation cost nearly $368,000
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm's investigation into whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam appeared in a racist yearbook photo cost nearly $368,000.
Virginia Democrats see surge in campaign fundraising
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democrats are outraising Republicans in the lead up to a closely watched legislative election, according to newly filed campaign finance reports for July and...
Virginia man who fled police car is caught in Pennsylvania
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania have caught a Virginia man wanted on drug charges who escaped police custody almost a month ago.
Remains of Virginia woman who disappeared in 2017 identified
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say that human remains found this summer have been identified as a 77-year-old woman with dementia who went missing more than two years...
Lottery official says gaming machines eating away profits
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lottery official is warning that unregulated gaming machines popping up in bars and convenience stores could hurt sales and cost the state millions in money used...
Single tickets for ‘Hamilton’ in Virginia on sale next week
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Single-ticket sales for local runs of the blockbuster musical "Hamilton" in Richmond and Norfolk go on sale next week.
Officials: 2 adults, juvenile killed in Virginia house fire
BUCKINGHAM, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say the bodies of two adults and a juvenile have been found in the debris of a house fire.
News outlets report the Buckingham County Sheriff's...
Lawyer: Virginia’s change to marriage licenses insufficient
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A lawyer whose clients are challenging a Virginia law requiring marriage applicants to disclose their race says the attorney general's attempt to make the requirement...
Virginia’s Bennett declines raise, asks for staff pay hike
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett has declined a pay raise offered by the school and instead asked school officials for additional compensation for his staff...
Morrissey talks policy, says ‘no scores to settle’ in Senate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Joe Morrissey staged a primary challenge against Sen. Rosalyn Dance, he also faced off against the state's top Democratic leadership -- Gov. Ralph Northam, U.S. Sen. Tim...
Radford University student found dead in Virginia jail cell
DUBLIN, Va. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old Radford University student was found dead in a Virginia jail where he was booked on a public intoxication charge.
Few seek Appalachian tuition break from Virginia college
WISE, Va. (AP) — A college in southwest Virginia is seeing limited interest in an inaugural program that offers discounted tuition to students from Appalachia.
Students, community members to go on ‘Freedom Rides Tour’
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The University of Mary Washington is inviting members of the Fredericksburg, Virginia, community to join students on a trip tracing the route of history-changing bus...
Longtime Virginia judge found dead; autopsy pending
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A longtime Virginia judge has been found dead.
News outlets report the body of James D'Alton was found Friday night at a home in Petersburg. City police didn't...
Boy dies 1 day after lighting strike in Virginia mountains
HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has died after being struck by lightning in the Virginia mountains.
Media outlets report the Bath County Sheriff's Office saying the...
Motorist injured in boulder collision on Virginia road
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — What a Virginia motorist thought was a large trash bag on the road as she traveled to work before dawn turned out to be a boulder the size of a picnic table.
Police: Virginia mall evacuation began with child’s shouts
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Police in northern Virginia believe the evacuation of an entire shopping mall this weekend happened because a child shouted inside a movie theater about a shooter.
Virginia jails struggle to screen inmates, prevent suicide
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Benjamin Wash had a long history of drug addiction and had tried to kill himself at least once before he was booked into the Riverside Regional Jail in Virginia on Nov. 28,...
No. 25 Virginia barely hangs on, beats Seminoles 31-24
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia turned the clock back 24 years and the No. 25 Cavaliers handed Florida State another gut-wrenching defeat.
Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie theater
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in northern Virginia say they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theater that's part of a popular mall.
Tennessee Tech rides big 2nd quarter to win over UVa-Wise
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Gist ran for 94 yards and a touchdown and Tennessee Tech outlasted Division II-member Virginia-Wise 31-14 on Saturday night.