- Defense: Va. trooper slaying suspect's sanity will be factor Updated: Jun-29-15 9:30 am
DINWIDDIE, Virginia - Defense lawyers have requested a psychological evaluation of a man charged with killing a Virginia State Police trooper.
- Virginia GOP to hold primary to pick presidential candidate Updated: Jun-27-15 9:08 pm
STAUNTON, Virginia - The Republican Party of Virginia will choose a presidential candidate in a statewide primary open to all voters on March 1, 2016, also known as Super Tuesday.
- Gay marriage ruling both celebrated, denounced in Va. Updated: Jun-26-15 12:20 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry was both celebrated and denounced in Virginia, where such marriages began more than eight months ago.
- Trucker charged in accident that injured Va. trooper on I-95 Updated: Jun-24-15 11:29 am
LADYSMITH, Virginia - A trucker faces charges following an accident on Interstate 95 that injured a Virginia State Police trooper.
- W.Va. reaches settlement with Va.-based car title lender Updated: Jun-24-15 2:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia's attorney general says a car title lender has agreed to forgive nearly $2.4 million in debt owed by 435 state residents.
- Virginia governor wants Confederate flag off license plates Updated: Jun-23-15 1:46 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday that he's moving to have the Confederate flag banished from state license plates in the wake of a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Virginia attorney general announces rescue plan for college Updated: Jun-21-15 3:05 am
SWEET BRIAR, Virginia - Prominent alumnae of Sweet Briar College are rejoicing over a mediated settlement to keep the 114-year-old Virginia women's college open, a rescue deal that caps frantic monthslong efforts to stave off a planned August closure.
- Va. police: Remains found in car were driver's son Updated: Jun-19-15 11:50 am
HAMPTON, Virginia - Virginia State Police say human remains found in a vehicle stopped on Interstate 64 in Hampton earlier this month were the driver's biological son.
- Charges filed against Fincastle man shot by police Updated: Jun-19-15 3:08 am
SALEM, Virginia - Charges have been filed against a Fincastle man who was shot by a state trooper after a Memorial Day pursuit on Interstate 81.
- Prosecutor says detention of Virginia student was justified Updated: Jun-17-15 5:06 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - A prosecutor said Wednesday that he found no evidence of excessive force or racism by officers involved in the arrest of a University of Virginia student who was bloodied and pinned to the ground in an incident that drew widespread attention.
- Virginia Dems sue over voting laws before 2016 election Updated: Jun-11-15 6:41 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Democrats filed a federal lawsuit against the State Board of Elections on Thursday, joining similar efforts in two other swing states to challenge Republican-backed laws that they say will make it difficult for some to vote in the 2016 presidential election.
- Leaders in both parties claim victories after Va. primaries Updated: Jun-10-15 3:45 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Leaders in both Republican and Democratic parties got what they wanted out of Virginia's primary elections and said they are now well positioned for the November general election.
- Body found in vehicle during traffic stop in Hampton Updated: Jun-10-15 12:45 pm
HAMPTON, Virginia - Virginia State Police are investigating human remains found in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Hampton.
- State police investigate vehicle fires in Glade Springs Updated: Jun-10-15 10:24 am
GLADE SPRINGS, Virginia - Virginia State Police are investigating a series of arsons that damaged a dozen vehicles in Glade Springs.
- Howell defeats tea party foe in GOP primary for state House Updated: Jun-09-15 10:14 pm
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - Virginia GOP House Speaker William J. Howell has won re-election in the GOP primary, easily dispatching a tea party foe who was once his political protege.
- Siobhan Dunnavant wins Republican primary Updated: Jun-09-15 8:47 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Siobhan Dunnavant has won the Republican primary for a Richmond-area Senate district.
- Rebranding plan OK'd for Arkansas veteran affairs agency Updated: Jun-09-15 3:40 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs will rebrand itself and improve its services under a plan that was approved by Gov. Asa Hutchinson this week.
- W.Va. and Va. complete US 219 bridge replacement project Updated: Jun-08-15 7:19 am
PETERSTOWN, West Virginia - West Virginia and Virginia have completed a bridge replacement project on U.S. 219.
- VCU rector-elect not reappointed to board by Gov. McAuliffe Updated: Jun-06-15 11:32 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has chosen not to reappoint two newly elected top-ranking officials to Virginia Commonwealth University's leadership board.
- Federal judges again strike down Virginia redistricting plan Updated: Jun-05-15 5:09 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A federal court on Friday concluded for the second time that Virginia's congressional boundaries are unconstitutional because state lawmakers packed black voters into one district in order to make adjacent districts safer for Republican incumbents.
- Va. Beach lawmaker's defamation suit settled out of court Updated: Jun-05-15 3:05 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - A Virginia lawmaker's $5 million defamation lawsuit against his 2013 Republican primary opponent has been settled out of court.
- Mom of teen who worked for ex-Virginia lawmaker acquitted Updated: Jun-04-15 2:32 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The mother of the young woman at the center of a former Virginia lawmaker's sex scandal has been acquitted of charges that she schemed to submit false court documents.
- Charter bus catches fire in Augusta County; no one hurt Updated: Jun-03-15 7:17 am
STAUNTON, Virginia - Virginia State Police say a charter bus driver was uninjured after the bus caught fire on Interstate 81 in Augusta County.
- Federal report critical of W. Virginia mental health system Updated: Jun-02-15 5:47 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia's mental health system relies too much on facilities like psychiatric hospitals to treat children and should make changes such as expanding in-home services to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, federal authorities said.
- Va. House speaker raises $550,000 in final weeks of primary Updated: Jun-01-15 8:20 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell has a dominant cash advantage over his tea party rival in the run-up to the June 9 primary election, though his opponent is getting help from big names in national politics.