- Va. leaders honor law enforcement who died in line of duty Updated: May-06-15 2:26 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and law enforcement leaders are paying tribute to a Norfolk police officer and a Spotsylvania County deputy sheriff who both died while on duty.
- Panel reviewing Va. liquor agent powers holds 1st meeting Updated: May-04-15 5:28 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A panel appointed by Virginia's governor to examine the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Department's law enforcement activities has begun its work.
- Herring: Abortion clinics can be exempted from new standards Updated: May-04-15 5:13 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - New, strict building standards should not be applied retroactively to existing abortion clinics, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said Monday in an opinion contradicting advice given by his Republican predecessor.
- Task force outlines train derailment response improvements Updated: May-01-15 5:35 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia doesn't have the specialized training, expertise and equipment necessary to deal with a "worst-case scenario" involving train derailments, according to a new report from a state task force.
- Va. governor vetoes bill limiting license plate readers Updated: May-01-15 3:37 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday he had vetoed legislation aimed at restricting the use of automatic license plate readers.
- Cheese, poultry facilities to open in Albemarle County Updated: May-01-15 3:17 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe says separate cheese production and poultry processing facilities will be built in Albemarle County.
- Disaster loans available to homes, businesses in SW Va. Updated: May-01-15 3:11 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Federal disaster loans are available to southwest Virginia homeowners, businesses and nonprofit organizations hit by severe weather in February.
- DHS No. 2 regrets perception of favoritism in visa cases Updated: Apr-30-15 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas steadfastly defended his work on three foreign-investor visa cases while testifying before a House committee Thursday, following allegations that he used his post to help well-connected Democrats.
- Former Va. AG Ken Cuccinelli stays active in state politics Updated: Apr-29-15 4:39 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Since leaving elected office at the beginning of last year, former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has helped start an oyster farm, sued the National Security Administration, led a U.S. Senate-focused conservative political action committee and founded a law firm specializes in representing guns owners.
- Target to expand Suffolk distribution center Updated: Apr-29-15 11:01 am
SUFFOLK, Virginia - The Target Corporation plans to expand its distribution center in Suffolk.
- State Democrats talk presidential politics, state comeback Updated: Apr-24-15 10:43 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Democrats launched their annual convention weekend insistent they can return to power in this GOP-dominated state.
- Planned Fort Pickett security center moving forward Updated: Apr-24-15 10:31 am
BLACKSTONE, Virginia - A planned training center at Fort Pickett for U.S. diplomatic personnel assigned to high-threat areas has taken a big step forward.
- Mark Warner, Lincoln Chafee to address SC Democrats Updated: Apr-24-15 4:34 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Virginia Sen. Mark Warner is among those scheduled to address a gathering of South Carolina Democrats this weekend.
- Va. initiative seeks to conserve land, expand recreation Updated: Apr-23-15 9:07 am
CHESTERFIELD, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration plans to identify and conserve at least 1,000 properties across Virginia by the end of the governor's term.
- Andros Foods North America to expand facility in Va. Updated: Apr-21-15 10:38 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Andros Foods North America plans a $73 million expansion of its food processing operation in Shenandoah County.
- GOP ahead in cash race heading into Va. campaign season Updated: Apr-19-15 1:46 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Republicans have a large cash advantage over Democrats going into an important campaign season, newly filed finance reports show. But Democrats said they don't have as much in the bank because they're already spending it on efforts similar to what helped their candidates, including Gov. Terry McAuliffe, sweep all three statewide offices in 2013.
- Lawmakers approve $100 per year gift cap Updated: Apr-17-15 6:56 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia lawmakers passed new gift limits Friday that will make it much more difficult for them to be wined and dined by deep-pocketed lobbyists.
- Va. House Speaker has major cash going into primary Updated: Apr-15-15 7:31 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Republican Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell has access to nearly $1.4 million going into a June primary contest.
- Virginia looks to end contract to build new toll road Updated: Apr-15-15 3:05 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - After already spending more than $280 million on the project, the Virginia Department of Transportation gave notice Wednesday that it plans to terminate its contract to build a new toll road that would parallel the existing U.S. 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg.
- Virginia elections board decertifies touchscreen system Updated: Apr-15-15 3:20 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The State Board of Elections has decertified a touchscreen voting system used in about one-fifth of Virginia's precincts.
- Va. pushing ahead with new veterans' centers Updated: Apr-14-15 12:22 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - State officials are moving ahead with plans to build two new veteran health centers without waiting for federal government funding.
- State revenues higher than projected Updated: Apr-13-15 3:04 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia's state revenues are higher than previously projected with March collections up nearly 12 percent higher than a year ago.
- U.Va. board member resigns, governor appoints replacement Updated: Apr-13-15 10:45 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - University of Virginia Board of Visitors member Dr. Edward D. Miller has resigned with a year of his term remaining, saying he is concerned about rising tuition and declining funding for research.
- Virginia Union to celebrate 150th anniversary Updated: Apr-09-15 3:20 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Union University is set to conduct a celebration of its 150th anniversary.
- Prosecutor supports Va. inmate's innocence claim Updated: Apr-08-15 4:07 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Richmond's chief prosecutor joined other lawyers Wednesday in urging Gov. Terry McAuliffe to pardon a man who has spent 29 years in prison for an attempted rape that they say he didn't commit.