- Ex-Virginia governor says he's still pursuing slavery museum Updated: Oct-12-15 7:51 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder says he is continuing to pursue plans for a national slavery museum in Richmond.
- Calif. group appeals Virginia tribe's federal recognition Updated: Oct-09-15 12:48 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A California organization that favors gambling limits is challenging an Interior Department decision to grant federal recognition to a Virginia Indian tribe.
- Ex-treasurer to Va. state senator charged with embezzling Updated: Oct-05-15 5:46 pm
McLEAN, Virginia - A former campaign treasurer for Virginia Senate Minority Leader Richard Saslaw was charged Monday with embezzling more than $650,000 in campaign funds.
- The Latest: Virginia executes serial killer Updated: Oct-01-15 10:03 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on the scheduled execution of a convicted serial killer in Virginia. All times local:
- Virginia State Police say an impersonator operating in state Updated: Oct-01-15 2:46 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia State Police say a police impersonator has been stopping motorists in the southwest corner of the state.
- Va. gov, AG seek gun laws to protect domestic victims Updated: Sep-30-15 3:21 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe is challenging the General Assembly to approve legislation to keep guns out of the hands of people who have committed domestic violence.
- State worker injured after being struck by car on I-395 Updated: Sep-30-15 1:24 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - A Virginia Department of Transportation worker suffered life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a car as he tried to help another motorist on Interstate 395.
- Ex-Virginia Gov. Gilmore officially enters SC GOP primary Updated: Sep-29-15 2:48 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Presidential hopeful Jim Gilmore has made a special trip to South Carolina to make his candidacy in the state official.
- Virginia official launches impartial-policing initiative Updated: Sep-29-15 12:08 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Tuesday launched a statewide training initiative to assist police in appropriately using force, de-escalating dangerous situations and recognizing potential biases they may bring to the job.
- Obenshain rules out gubernatorial bid in 2017 Updated: Sep-28-15 5:11 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia state Sen. Mark Obenshain announced Monday that he will not be running for governor in 2017, clearing the way for a potential run by former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie.
- Virginia adds dash of flash to traffic signals at 12 sites Updated: Sep-28-15 2:05 am
BRISTOL, Virginia - The Virginia Department of Transportation is adding a dash of flash to its traffic signals.
- Political stakes high for McAuliffe in November elections Updated: Sep-27-15 9:03 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's name won't be on the ballot in November's legislative elections in his state, but he'll have a lot riding on its outcome.
- Police: Man fatally shot by deputy after firing at officer Updated: Sep-24-15 11:32 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia State Police say a man was fatally shot by a Grayson County deputy after he fired at handgun at the officer.
- Funeral arrangements announced for Va. trooper Updated: Sep-24-15 3:06 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia State Police have announced funeral arrangements for a trooper who died in the line of duty.
- Police probe shots fired at patrol car, 2nd vehicle on I-95 Updated: Sep-23-15 1:26 pm
RICHMODN, Virginia - Virginia State Police are investigating shots fired at a state police patrol car and another vehicle on Interstate 95 in Richmond.
- Panel: Virginia alcohol agency should retain arrest powers Updated: Sep-22-15 7:24 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A task force appointed by Virginia's governor after a college student's bloody arrest declined Tuesday to recommend stripping the state's liquor agency of its police powers, and a state police investigation concluded that agents were not unduly aggressive when they detained him.
- The Latest: Report released on bloody U.Va. arrest Updated: Sep-22-15 6:26 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest developments in the investigation into Virginia's liquor agency's arrest of Martese Johnson. All times local:
- Police: Man kills self on I-95 after fatal shooting at motel Updated: Sep-22-15 5:06 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Virginia - A Spotsylvania County man killed himself on Interstate 95 Tuesday after he fatally shot another man at a motel in Caroline County, police said.
- Gun-friendly West Virginia eyes adding new Capitol security Updated: Sep-22-15 3:09 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginians can carry firearms to many city swimming pools, tennis courts and afterschool centers under gun protections okayed by state lawmakers and their governor in 2014. Now those officials in the gun-friendly state are debating whether to ratchet up security at their own Capitol.
- Appeals court upholds dismissal of charges against Morrissey Updated: Sep-22-15 12:38 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Virginia Court of Appeals won't revive felony charges against ex-Virginia Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, who spent his days at the General Assembly and his nights at a county jail earlier this year after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor in a sex scandal involving a 17-year-old girl.
- Virginia gov offers version of redrawn congressional map Updated: Sep-19-15 12:43 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has offered his version of a redrawn congressional map in Virginia.
- Court says Va. isn't required to release execution manuals Updated: Sep-18-15 11:26 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Manuals used to guide executions in Virginia are exempt from Freedom of Information Act requests and do not have to be released to the public, The Virginia Supreme Court ruled.
- University of Virginia to request $140M more in state aid Updated: Sep-18-15 4:45 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - The University of Virginia will request about $140 million in additional state funding over the next two fiscal years.
- In fight over embassy security site, Virginia leads Georgia Updated: Sep-16-15 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON - Three years after the Benghazi attack, the Obama administration and Republicans in Congress still haven't agreed on where to build a consolidated Diplomatic Security training center that both say is critical for protecting American embassies and consulates around the world.
- Former Altavista police chief indicted on felony charges Updated: Sep-16-15 4:31 am
ALTAVISTA, Virginia - Former Altavista Police Chief Kenneth Walsh has been indicted on charges of embezzlement and forging public documents.