- Va. legislators seek state investigation of college closure Updated: May-06-15 3:51 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia legislators seeking a state investigation into Sweet Briar College's planned closure say support is growing in the General Assembly for their cause.
- Woman spread feces on co-worker's chair, mouse; no jail time Updated: May-06-15 1:25 pm
WINCHESTER, Virginia - A former Virginia lab worker has pleaded guilty to spreading contaminated feces on a co-worker's computer mouse and desk chair, but she won't see any jail time.
- Alabama editorial roundup Updated: May-06-15 12:37 pm
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:
- Richmond teen pleads no contest in slaying of 8-year-old Updated: May-06-15 11:19 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A Richmond teenager has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading no contest to a charge of killing an 8-year-old boy.
- Navy, EPA settle environmental allegations at Norfolk base Updated: May-06-15 10:52 am
NORFOLK, Va, - Federal regulators say the Navy has settled allegations of environmental violations at Naval Station Norfolk.
- Va. lawmaker rebuked for posting pic of snarling police dog Updated: May-06-15 10:35 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A Virginia legislator apologized after drawing criticism for posting on Facebook a photo of a snarling police dog along with a reference to the recent civil unrest in Baltimore.
- Group names Albemarle schools chief superintendent of year Updated: May-06-15 10:16 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Albemarle County schools chief Pamela R. Moran has been named Virginia's superintendent of the year.
- Inmate's widow sues Henrico sheriff, others over jail death Updated: May-06-15 9:43 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - An inmate's widow has filed a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit against Henrico County Sheriff Michael Wade and several other defendants.
- Woman celebrates 21st birthday performing 21 kind acts Updated: May-06-15 8:23 am
BRISTOL, Tennessee - A Tennessee woman celebrated her 21st birthday by performing 21 acts of kindness to people she had never met across the city of Bristol.
- Body recovered from Maury River in Virginia Updated: May-06-15 8:22 am
BUENA VISTA, Virginia - A body has been recovered from the Maury River, two miles downstream from where a man was reported missing.
- Former bank executive in Va. sentenced for wire fraud Updated: May-06-15 8:22 am
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - A former SunTrust executive who pleaded guilty to wire fraud will spend more than three years in prison.
- 2 found dead in Christiansburg after report of murder Updated: May-06-15 6:11 am
CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia - Police say a man and woman have died in Christiansburg in a suspected murder-suicide.
- Great white shark pings off Virginia coast Updated: May-06-15 5:49 am
ASSATEAGUE, Virginia - A 16-foot-long, 3,456-pound great white shark named Mary Lee has emitted a signal, or "pinged" of the Virginia-Maryland coast.
- Woman celebrates birthday performing 21 acts of kindness Updated: May-06-15 5:23 am
BRISTOL, Tennessee - A Bristol woman celebrated her 21st birthday by performing 21 acts of kindness to people she had never met across the city.
- New evidence leads to capital murder charge in U.Va. case Updated: May-06-15 4:10 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - A prosecutor has obtained a capital murder indictment against the man accused of the abduction and killing a University of Virginia student, saying she plans to seek the death penalty.
- Police: Shooting suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot Updated: May-06-15 3:34 am
STAUNTON, Virginia - Police say a Virginia shooting suspect has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after a traffic stop.
- Dominion Resources annual meeting to draw protesters Updated: May-06-15 3:01 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Dominion Resources shareholders are gathering in suburban Richmond for their annual meeting.
- 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.
- Disaster loan outreach center to open in Lee County Updated: May-06-15 2:19 am
JONESVILLE, Virginia - The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening a disaster loan outreach center in Lee County.
- Late-arriving strawberries to be bountiful, sweet Updated: May-06-15 2:08 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A cooler late April will delay the arrival of Virginia's strawberry crop by a couple weeks, but many growers are predicting a bumper crop.
- Nationals' 2-1 loss to Marlins leaves Strasburg hurting Updated: May-06-15 12:06 am
WASHINGTON - Here's a sight no Nationals fan, or player, ever wants to see: Stephen Strasburg throwing a pitch, grimacing and stepping off the mound in obvious discomfort.
- Latos, Marlins limit Nationals to 3 hits in 2-1 victory Updated: May-05-15 11:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Three innings into the game, Mat Latos was getting into a groove and an ailing Stephen Strasburg was done for the night.
- Less 'panic' helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangers Updated: May-05-15 7:20 pm
- Discrimination lawsuit against Va. principal withdrawn Updated: May-05-15 7:01 pm
FALLS CHURCH, Virginia - A discrimination lawsuit against a Fairfax County elementary school principal has been withdrawn.
- ACLU sues Fairfax County police over license-plate data Updated: May-05-15 6:44 pm
FAIRFAX, Virginia - The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is suing Fairfax County police over a policy in which they store data collected on thousands of drivers through the use of license-plate readers.