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2 hrs ago | TwinCities
In this photo provided by the Virginia State Police, the wreckage of a motor vehicle that was involved in an accident with an Amtrak train rests beside the tracks on the Route 40/Route 460 crossing in Waverly, Va., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
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3 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
Virginians bought more alcohol in the state's beverage control stores and restaurants as the state agency again saw a record profit in the last fiscal year.
3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio , is greeted by a supporter as he arrives to stump for Virginia gubernatorial Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli and Attorney General candidate Mark Obenshain , along with Cuccinelli's wife, Tiero , during a "Get Out the Vote" rally, in Warrenton, Virginia, November 4, 2013.
4 hrs ago | NBC12
More than eight months after the death of her six-month old infant, a Louisa County mother has been charged in connection with his death.
6 hrs ago | TBD.com
'GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON': Among the reports Former D.C. teacher who was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List has reached a deal with federal prosecutors to plead guilty to five charges including production of child pornography: Deadly crash on Baltimore-Washington Parkway; much more, beginning at 4:30 a.m. M-F.
Only a few of the leaders of the 30-year effort are expected to show up in Washington Thursday for an annual review of how it's going.
Against a backdrop of Department of Defense furloughs and a 17-day government shutdown, taxable sales were largely stagnate in Virginia for the third quarter, according to the latest data from the state's department of taxation.
The Commonwealth is 26th among other states in the country, 37th for disparity in health status and 35th for diabetes.
Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing more than $38 million in state funding over the next two-year budget cycle for critical mental health services and is creating a task force to look at ways to head off mental health crises.
Rail advocates envision more trains, faster trips and more reliable service by Amtrak in Virginia over the next 15 years.
A recount court's chief judge has outlined the rules governing the recount in the race for Virginia attorney general.
"Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant," argued delegate George Mason during the debates over how the Constitution should be framed.
Sonny Merryman, founder of the longtime Virginia school bus dealership that bears his name, died on Saturday at age 89. Floyd Withers "Sonny" Merryman Jr., born in Rustburg in 1924, got his first sales experience with yellow school buses in the 1950s when his father became ill and asked Merryman to assist him in his business as a sales ... (more)
In the 1940s, the state of Virginia sterilized 7,325 people under a cruel law preventing people with mental illness, developmental disabilities or epilepsy from having children in hopes of creating an "American master race."
A Virginia death row inmate convicted of killing four people in Norfolk is getting a small victory in his appeal.
A Fairfax County Democrat is making a run for Congressman Frank Wolf's seat in Virginia's 10th Congressional District.
Hotelier Bruce Thompson is applying for a state financing program to help pay for his planned renovation of the historic Cavalier hotel.