- Former Virginia House speaker, Norfolk treasurer dies at 87 Updated: Nov-27-15 4:10 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates and treasurer of Norfolk whose political career spanned decades has died, his wife said Friday.
- Virginia company files 2nd lawsuit to try and mine uranium Updated: Nov-25-15 3:39 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A mining company that wants to tap one of the richest deposits of uranium in the world says it has filed a second legal challenge to Virginia's 33-year ban on the mining of the radioactive ore.
- Bill Clinton opening fundraising spree for wife's campaign Updated: Nov-25-15 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON - Former President Bill Clinton is going on a fundraising swing reminiscent of his presidential campaigns of the 1990s. But this time he's doing it for his wife.
- Virginia to extend I-95 Express Lanes in both directions Updated: Nov-24-15 2:23 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Virginia will extend out its Interstate 95 Express Lanes in northern Virginia in both directions, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday.
- McAuliffe: deal to bring more Virginia apples to India Updated: Nov-23-15 11:16 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced an export deal to bring more Virginia apples to India.
- Virginia commission won't recommend return of parole Updated: Nov-19-15 4:23 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A commission appointed by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has decided not to recommend re-establishing parole to the state's criminal justice system any time soon.
- Top Virginia senator agrees to share power of key committee Updated: Nov-19-15 2:52 pm
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - Senate Republicans tried to project harmony Thursday after a recent public spat over whether the caucus leader was primed to become too powerful.
- Northam announces bid to win Democratic nod for governor Updated: Nov-17-15 5:28 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam has officially announced his run for the Democratic nomination for governor.
- Forecast: Virginia's Medicaid costs to rise by nearly $1B Updated: Nov-17-15 10:42 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A new state forecast expects Virginia's Medicaid costs to increase by nearly $1 billion through the next two-year budget.
- Virginia governor travels to Middle East, India Updated: Nov-13-15 9:46 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is traveling to the Middle East and India as part of a 11-day trade mission
- 10 of 15 Virginia Democratic superdelegates back Clinton Updated: Nov-13-15 7:03 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Two-thirds of Virginia's Democratic superdelegates are publicly backing Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential bid, including all of the state's Democratic congressional delegation.
- Plan for Virginia Executive Mansion wheelchair ramp blasted Updated: Nov-12-15 3:50 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A plan to build a wheelchair ramp outside the Virginia Executive Mansion is turning into a tussle between Gov. Terry McAuliffe and former first lady Roxane Gilmore.
- Governor to speak at Veterans Day ceremony in Richmond Updated: Nov-11-15 2:50 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe and other officials are scheduled to speak at a Veterans Day ceremony in Richmond.
- Virginia has helped 1,400 homeless veterans in past year Updated: Nov-11-15 2:46 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to announce that Virginia has helped 1,400 homeless veterans find permanent housing in the past year.
- Virginia oyster harvest up 24 percent in 2014 Updated: Nov-10-15 1:36 pm
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - While still a fraction of historic highs, Virginia's oyster harvest last year was the best since the mid-1980s.
- Officials to hold ribbon cutting for Virginia Oyster Trail Updated: Nov-09-15 2:05 am
IRVINGTON, Virginia - The Virginia Oyster Trail is making its official debut.
- 14 projects receive Virginia land conservation grants Updated: Nov-08-15 2:51 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Virginia Land Conservation Foundation has awarded grants totaling $2.25 million to 14 projects.
- Imprisoned murderer in Virginia seeks return to Germany Updated: Nov-06-15 2:42 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A German diplomat's son convicted of murder is asking Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to let him serve his sentence in his home country.
- Virginia, North Carolina governors ask about survey delays Updated: Nov-05-15 6:07 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Two East Coast governors want the federal government to determine why applications designed to collect data on Atlantic coast waters to aid in potential energy exploration are taking so long to review.
- East Coast cities jockey for Deschutes Brewery facility Updated: Nov-05-15 12:28 pm
BEND, Oregon - News that Deschutes Brewery executives came courting in Roanoke, Virginia, this fall sparked a Facebook campaign aimed at sending much love to the Bend-based brewer, the nation's seventh-largest craft brewer and the 12th largest overall.
- What Virginia election results mean for governor, 2016 Updated: Nov-04-15 5:56 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The partisan makeup of Virginia's General Assembly remained virtually unchanged following an election that set spending records.
- GOP wins Kentucky governor's race in top state election Updated: Nov-04-15 1:33 am
Kentucky voters on Tuesday elected just the second Republican in four decades to hold the governor's office, in a race that hinged largely on President Barack Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act.
- Virginia Republicans remain in control of state Senate Updated: Nov-03-15 11:21 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Republicans have maintained control of the state Senate after a bruising, expensive contest that featured heavy investment from national special interest groups.
- The Latest: GOP's Richard Black holds on to senate seat Updated: Nov-03-15 9:14 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on Election Day in Virginia as Democrats try to gain control of the Senate and Republicans battle to retain their slim edge while retaining their majority in the House of Delegates. (All times local)
- SBA offering loans to southwest Virginia storm victims Updated: Nov-03-15 2:31 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Low-interest disaster loans are available to Virginia businesses and residents in southwest Virginia that were drenched by rains in late September and early October.