- On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time Updated: Aug-29-15 7:26 pm
The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts.
- TV shooting survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire Updated: Aug-28-15 7:30 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her.
- After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control Updated: Aug-28-15 6:30 pm
COLLINSVILLE, Virginia - Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly mentioned the issue as he eulogized Alison. By Friday, he was pledging a full-scale fight for tougher gun laws on national TV.
- The Latest: Survivor expresses condolences for TV workers Updated: Aug-28-15 1:36 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):
- Virginia AG asks court to dismiss uranium moratorium lawsuit Updated: Aug-27-15 2:07 am
DANVILLE, Virginia - Attorney General Mark Herring's office has asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to end a decades-old state moratorium on uranium mining.
- Rhode Island to host 2017 governors meeting Updated: Aug-24-15 4:17 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The National Governors Association has chosen to hold its 2017 summer meeting in Rhode Island.
- Ceremony held for construction of USS John F. Kennedy Updated: Aug-22-15 4:44 pm
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - Construction has started on the Navy's next aircraft carrier.
- Dominion's donations partially subsidized by its customers Updated: Aug-22-15 12:29 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia residents have been billed tens of thousands of dollars to pay for donations the state's most powerful electricity company has made to politically connected charities, according to company records obtained by The Associated Press.
- Disaster loans available in 7 Va. counties, 2 W.Va. counties Updated: Aug-20-15 1:13 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Low-interest disaster loans are available for businesses and residents affected by flooding and severe weather in seven Virginia counties and two West Virginia counties.
- GOP warns McAuliffe against reappointing judge Updated: Aug-18-15 6:18 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Republicans are warning Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe not to reappoint his pick to the Virginia Supreme Court next month, but GOP leaders aren't saying what they'll do if the governor ignores them.
- Governor urged to keep Virginia Lottery in downtown Richmond Updated: Aug-18-15 5:06 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A half-dozen elected officials from the Richmond region are urging Virgina Gov. Terry McAuliffe and lottery officials to keep the Virginia Lottery's headquarters and its 200 employees from moving away from downtown Richmond.
- McAuliffe plans to reappoint high court pick Updated: Aug-17-15 6:22 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A rancorous partisan battle over Gov. Terry McAuliffe's pick for the state Supreme Court quickly escalated Monday and could be headed to court.
- The Latest: McAuliffe plans to reappoint Supreme Court pick Updated: Aug-17-15 6:16 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on a dispute between Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Republican-controlled General Assembly over his appointment to the Virginia Supreme Court and the redrawing of the state's congressional districts (all times local):
- Contentious special session on redistricting ahead Updated: Aug-15-15 10:05 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - State lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol on Monday for what's expected to be a contentious fight over congressional redistricting and a Virginia Supreme Court appointment.
- Alcohol agents cleared in arrest of student claiming racism Updated: Aug-10-15 2:02 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Three Virginia liquor agents involved in a bloody arrest that prompted allegations of racism followed procedures and did nothing wrong, the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Department said Monday.
- Virginia governor heading to Maine for Democrats' fundraiser Updated: Aug-09-15 10:01 am
FREEPORT, Maine - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is swinging through Maine to help raise money for the state's Democratic party.
- Recall of Va. Confederate flag plates meeting resistance Updated: Aug-08-15 3:03 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Attorneys for a Southern heritage group are urging members to resist a recall of now-banned Virginia license plates with an image of the Confederate battle flag.
- McAuliffe pays for state plane to take him to NYC concert Updated: Aug-07-15 1:29 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe paid for a state-owned airplane to take him to New York last week to attend a U2 concert where Bill and Hillary Clinton were praised by the band's lead singer in front of thousands of fans at Madison Square Garden.
- Va. to help coal, energy tech companies expand globally Updated: Aug-07-15 1:04 pm
BLUEFIELD, Virginia - Virginia has launched a program to help coal and energy technology companies find customers in international markets.
- Virginia revokes license plates featuring Confederate flag Updated: Aug-07-15 6:56 am
DANVILLE, Virginia - Virginia has revoked specialty license plates featuring a Confederate battle flag after a federal judge dissolved an injunction allowing the image.
- Orbital agrees to insure and help repair damaged launch pad Updated: Aug-06-15 12:29 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - An aerospace company that uses a state-owned launch pad at Wallops Island in Virginia will help pay for repairs to the facility from an October rocket explosion and will also insure the launch pad, company and state officials said Thursday.
- Panel is keeping Jefferson Davis statue in Kentucky Capitol Updated: Aug-05-15 6:13 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A Kentucky commission will not remove a statue of Jefferson Davis from the state Capitol, saying the likeness of the Confederate president juxtaposes nicely with an imposing statue of fellow Kentucky native Abraham Lincoln as a testimony to the state's divisive history during and after the Civil War.
- Federal judges reject GOP request to delay special session Updated: Aug-05-15 6:10 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A panel of judges has rejected Republican requests to delay an upcoming special legislative session called to draw new congressional boundaries in Virginia.
- Virginia company sues state in hopes of mining uranium Updated: Aug-05-15 4:13 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A mining company that wants to tap one of the richest known deposits of uranium in the world says it has filed a legal challenge to Virginia's 33-year ban on the mining of the radioactive ore.
- McAuliffe to co-chair national Democrat redistricting effort Updated: Aug-04-15 4:17 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is helping lead a new national effort to give Democrats a greater say in drawing future congressional boundaries.