Federal officials approved a four-year Virginia cost-saving experiment intended to simplify and consolidate health care coverage for about 78,000 Virginians who are eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare, a major change Gov.
When the Virginia GOP nominated right-wing Bishop E.W. Jackson for the state's lieutenant governor post last weekend, it might have anticipated outrage from progressives upset with Jackson's outright antigay, antichoice, Islamophobic stances.
State Police statistics show both violent and property crimes fell about 3 percent in Virginia in 2012 compared to the year before.
Damascus Police Chief Bill Nunley says the driver in the Saturday incident that injured about 50 people had a medical issue that caused him to lose control of his car.
The last serious brush in Virginia was with Irene in 2011, knocking out power to huge sections of Richmond and Hampton Roads, and it breached many of the barrier islands on the North Carolina Outer Banks.
Virinia is one of the best states in the country to bike, according to new rankings from the League of American Bicyclists.
The pit bulls were running wild in Northwest Washington's Brightwood neighborhood, a scene so chaotic that D.C. police said in a report that "grown men were jumping fences to get away from the dogs" on that Sunday afternoon in January.
The Virginian-Pilot reports the officer struck by the car was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries that aren't life-threatening. Police spokeswoman Karen Parker-Chesson says police were called to a bank in the Ghent neighborhood for a report of someone trying to pass a bad check.
Del. Dave Albo was given three awards last week for his 2013 voting record by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce .
Hurricanes and severe storms are a part of summertime in Northern Virginia and experts are predicting a number of Hurricane experts predict that this year's hurricane season could yield four major hurricanes this year in the Atlantic in the 2013 season.
Planned Parenthood endorsed Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe Thursday hours after the Democrat bashed opponent Ken Cuccinelli on the abortion issue.
David Boaz at The Cato Institute makes an interesting point this week about the extent to which "Republicans" campaigning for higher office in the state of Virginia are adopting positions on social issues that could prove very costly to their electability.
You may want to know how area restaurants performed in their last Virginia Department of Health inspection.
Patch has 31 community sites in Virginia and D.C. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week.
By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer They battle it out weekly on the Billboard charts, and now they're competing at the Billboard Music Awards.
Witnesses described a frantic scene and close calls after an elderly driver plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a small Virginia mountain town's parade.