FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Some Democrats on a bipartisan redistricting commission in Virginia said Monday that new legislative districts will be fair only if they reflect the partisan success Democrats have had in the state for the past decade.
“Robert E. Lee: A Life” by Allen C. Guelzo (Knopf)
Controversy over the equestrian memorial to Robert E. Lee on stately Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, was once limited to the removal of the blue-green oxidation from his bronze statue.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — No. 16 Coastal Carolina is adding Virginia to its football schedule in three of the next four seasons.
The schools announced the series on Monday with the Chanticleers playing at Virginia in 2022 and 2025.
LAFAYETTE, Va. (AP) — A small earthquake shook southwestern Virginia on Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 happened around 9:37 a.m.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Police in Alexandria are investigating a death at a retail store.
The Alexandria Police Department said in a tweet Saturday night that there was a heavy police presence at BJ's Wholesale Club due to the death investigation.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a pedestrian has died after being struck in a hit-and-run vehicle accident on the outskirts of a commercial area.
The Lynchburg Police Department issued a news release saying officers were called to a residential block Saturday southwest of Liberty University around 6 p.m.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a man suffered a life-threatening wound in a late-night shooting in a residential area.
The Chesterfield County Police Department said in a news release that the shooting happened late Saturday in a residential area southwest of Richmond.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Billy Lucas had two of Duquesne's four rushing touchdowns, and the Dukes beat Virginia Lynchburg 56-7 on Saturday for their 14th straight home-opening win.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Braxton Burmeister threw for 212 yards and a touchdown to lead Virginia Tech to a 21-10 victory over Richmond on Saturday.
Tayvion Robinson added a 60-yard punt return for a score for the Hokies (3-1), who struggled against a Richmond team that played nearly the entire game without starting quarterback Joe Mancuso (injured hand).
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia has announced plans for a new performing arts center funded by a $50 million donation.
University President Jim Ryan announced Friday that the gift is being made by Tessa Ader.
Police in Virginia say a woman has died after her car crossed into oncoming traffic and hit two cars.
A news release Saturday from the Prince William County Police Department said that the driver of a Hyundai Elantra crossed over the center line on a road in Nokesville and sideswiped one car before hitting another.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sam Hartman threw three touchdown passes and Wake Forest scored on its first seven possessions in a 37-17 victory against Virginia on Friday night.
The Demon Deacons (4-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their fifth in a row against the Cavaliers as Hartman connected on scoring throws of 39 yards to Taylor Morin and 12 yards each to Blake Whiteheart and A.T.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Eight Virginia Commonwealth University students have been charged with hazing in a fraternity pledge's death from alcohol poisoning after a party earlier this year, officials said Friday.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia doctor pleaded guilty Friday to a nearly $2 million health care fraud scheme that involved medically unnecessary pain and scar creams.
Leonard Rosen, 72, of Fairfax Station, has been a practicing obstetrician in the area since 1980.
FALLS CHURCH. Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia school system said it is removing two books from school libraries, including an illustrated memoir that contains explicit illustrations of sexual encounters involving children, after a parent expressed concern about them at a school board meeting.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richard Stuart, a longtime Republican state senator in Virginia, got three days' notice this summer to help pull together a weekday campaign event for Glenn Youngkin, the GOP candidate for governor.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police have given the all-clear after a search of two state office buildings in Virginia’s capital Friday prompted by a report of a possible active shooter.
Police concluded their search of the Madison and Monroe state office buildings in downtown Richmond and no suspicious people or activities were found, Virginia's Capitol Police said in a tweet.
WINDSOR, Va. (AP) — A man was fatally shot during a fight at a Virginia warehouse on Thursday and authorities said they’re searching for the suspect, the victim’s coworker.
Isle of Wight Sheriff’s deputies and Windsor Police officers responded to a report of a shooting at Safco Products and found a man who had been shot.
BRUSSELS (AP) — As tensions between France and the United States simmered this week over an Indo-Pacific defense deal that sank a multi-billion-dollar French submarine contract, a French general handed the baton of a key NATO command center to a fellow French air force officer.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Cyprus-based company was ordered to pay a $2 million fine Thursday after pleading guilty to charges that one of its ships dumped oily water into the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced.
Virginia Tech is looking to begin a four-game homestand looking with a win when the Hokies play Richmond for the first time since 1986.
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia judge sentenced a woman on Thursday to two life sentences after she was found guilty earlier this year of sexually abusing and making child pornography of her 2-year-old son.
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia resident Katie Orndoff was in court to testify at the domestic assault trial of her boyfriend, who was accused of punching her in the face last year. Her reaction when she found out she was the one who'd be going to jail was shock.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city is banning firearms from public spaces.
The Petersburg City Council unanimously passed a measure Tuesday barring people from carrying firearms in any place open to the public, The Progress-Index reported.
Virginia is eager to get back on the field after allowing 59 points and 699 yards in a 59-39 loss against No. 21 North Carolina.
The problem for the Cavaliers (2-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) is that the opportunity comes against Wake Forest, which has won four straight in the series.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia companies have agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle allegations that they received kickbacks linked to federal government contracts reserved for certain small businesses, the U.S.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Surveillance footage from inside a Virginia high school where two students were shot earlier this week shows a student opening fire in a hallway after a teacher broke up his fight with one of the shooting victims, according to court records.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A monument that honors Virginians who fought against slavery and for freedom has been dedicated in the former capital of the Confederacy.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected a legal challenge to a state law that changes how prison inmates are counted for purposes of redistricting.
The challenge came from individuals, including southwest Virginia state Sen.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Leaders in a Virginia county have voted to withhold funding for school programs that would teach critical race theory or ask that students identify their chosen pronouns.
The Stafford County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to denounce the teaching of The 1619 Project and critical race theory in county schools and condemned requiring students to choose their own pronouns, news outlets reported.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors in Virginia dropped all charges against a man charged with hiring a hitman to kill his ex-wife after the accused hitman withdrew his guilty pleas and refused to cooperate with the investigation into the 2004 double slayings that also left the woman's 7-year-old son dead.
WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — Investigators in western Virginia announced Tuesday that they now believe that a missing 3-year-old girl is dead.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that an investigation has revealed that Khaleesi Cuthriell, who had been unaccounted for since February, died while in the care of Candi Royer and Travis Brown at a Waynesboro home that was searched on Monday.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A 15-year-old Virginia boy has been charged in a shooting that wounded two fellow students at their high school, police announced Tuesday.
Newport News police said in a news release that the teen was charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and other weapons-related offenses.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Police in northern Virginia are warning the community about a potentially fatal batch of cocaine laced with fentanyl after six people overdosed early Tuesday morning.
At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Fairfax County Police Chief Kevin Davis said the six adults, ranging in age from 23 to 35, were hospitalized after police responded to an apartment on Seminary Road in Falls Church.
ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — The imam at a northern Virginia mosque has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl who had sought his help.
Fairfax County police said Tuesday that the 36-year-old imam, a Maryland resident, served as imam for the last nine years at the Mustafa Center in Annandale.
STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in western Virginia are searching for a 3-year-old girl who has been unaccounted for since February.
Augusta County Sheriff Donald Smith said that Khaleesi Cuthriell was in the care of Candi Royer from October until January of this year, but hasn’t been seen since, news outlets reported.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy earned more than $1.1 billion above a fair profit from customers in Virginia in a four-year span, according to testimony by State Corporation Commission staff, but customers aren't likely to see that much in refunds.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A year and a half into the coronavirus pandemic, the Virginia Employment Commission is still swamped with backlogged claims, its call centers are underperforming and serious staffing problems persist, according to a scathing interim report the state’s legislative watchdog agency presented to lawmakers Monday.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Two students were wounded in a shooting at a Virginia high school and a suspect is in custody, police said Monday.
A 17-year-old boy was shot in the side of his face at Heritage High School and a 17-year-old girl was shot in the leg, Newport News police Chief Steve Drew said at a news conference.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A new bipartisan redistricting commission is looking at two sets of distinctly partisan maps as it sets out to draw new boundaries for Virginia's General Assembly districts.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating a “claim of self-defense” in what they described as a domestic-related incident that left one man fatally shot and his girlfriend injured over the weekend.
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — Striking union members voted to accept a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with snack company Mondelez International, ending a walkout that began last month.
RINGGOLD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile at a county fair.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened Saturday night at the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Schools across Virginia will soon administer additional testing to assess how students in grades 3 through 8 are doing in math and reading after two turbulent school years.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Up and down the field they went, Sam Howell and North Carolina's offense ending drive after drive in the end zone whether through the air on the ground.
The 21st-ranked Tar Heels have found some of the offensive rhythm missing in a season-opening loss.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's comfortable lead evaporated, the sellout crowd's cheers had turned to boos and possession of the Black Diamond Trophy came down to a goal-line stand.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The family of a woman who died at a Virginia jail after staff ignored her drug withdrawal symptoms has agreed to settle a lawsuit for $500,000, a family attorney said.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that Pamela Riddick was booked into the Portsmouth city jail on Aug.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Republican candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates has apologized after tweeting a derogatory comment about the appearance of House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn that some Democrats said was an antisemitic attack.