Virginia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Environmentalists Upset With Va. Gov Over Coal Ash Bill

Environmentalists are criticizing Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration for supporting federal legislation they say will hurt efforts to curb pollution from coal ash, a coal combustion byproduct.

03/18/2015

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Army Contracting Official Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes

An Army civilian contracting official has pleaded guilty to demanding $500,000 in bribes from a private company seeking to renew a $100 million contract.

03/12/2015

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Virginia House Fire Kills 3 Small Children

A toddler and two infants have died in a house fire in Portsmouth.

03/07/2015

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 21: Justise Winslow #12 and Quinn Cook #2 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate during their win against the Clemson Tigers at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 78-56. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Five Great College Basketball Games Left This Season

Here are five games this week that will get you ready for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

03/01/2015

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Departs For Deployment

Navy Debuts Robot That Can Fight Fires Aboard Ships

The Navy has developed a prototype of a man-sized robot to do one of the most dangerous jobs aboard a ship: Fighting a fire.

02/14/2015

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Va. Registrar Praised for Letter on Same-Sex Births

Civil liberties lawyers are applauding Virginia’s registrar of vital records for outlining new procedures to ensure the children of same-sex married couples are properly recorded by hospitals.

02/03/2015

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Va. State House Still Mulling Disgraced Lawmaker’s Fate

Joseph D. Morrissey used to be one of the most outspoken members of Virginia’s House of Delegates, a habitual speechmaker who gave a lengthy soliloquy on the House floor nearly every day.

02/01/2015

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Records Show Man Had Hands Up When Shot By Fairfax Police

Newly released investigative records show a man who was fatally shot by a Fairfax County police officer in the doorway of his home in 2013 had his hands up and was unarmed.

01/31/2015

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Va. Senate Panel Rejects Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

A proposal to decriminalize marijuana possession in Virginia has been quickly snuffed out.

01/28/2015

Beltway Traffic

Virginia Officials Consider Ways to Ease I-66 Traffic Flow

Virginia transportation officials are considering ways to ease traffic congestion on Interstate 66 and a proposing an idea to require tolls for any solo drivers inside the Capital Beltway.

01/25/2015

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