- Gov. McAuliffe announces settlement on Route 460 project Updated: Jul-02-15 3:17 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a $149 million settlement Thursday with the builders of a failed toll road project that would have paralleled the existing U.S. 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg.
- Small plane crash lands at Va. airport; 2 people injured Updated: Jul-02-15 5:55 am
HILLSVILLE, Virginia - Virginia State Police say two people suffered minor injuries when a small plane made a crash landing at Twin County Airport.
- State police believe arsonist responsible for SW Va fires Updated: Jul-02-15 3:02 am
ABINGDON, Virginia - Virginia State Police believe an arsonist is responsible for fires that have destroyed 18 vehicles and damaged a school outbuilding in Washington County in the past month.
- Va. AG, home security company settle consumer complaint Updated: Jul-01-15 11:50 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Attorney General Mark R. Herring and Trio Alarm LLC have settled a complaint alleging the company tricked consumers.
- Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws Updated: Jul-01-15 5:13 am
ATLANTA - Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections.
- Police: 2 killed in collision in Botetourt County Updated: Jun-30-15 6:50 pm
SALEM, Virginia - Virginia State Police say two Clifton Forge men have died in a two-car collision in Botetourt County.
- 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.
- 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.