Virginia

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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

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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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Va. Senate Panel Rejects Adoption by Unmarried Gay Couples

A Virginia Senate committee has rejected a proposal to provide adoption rights to unmarried gay couples.

01/23/2015

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Va. Senate Defeats Bill to Deny Immigrants In-State Tuition

An effort to deny in-state college tuition rates to some immigrants has been narrowly defeated in the Virginia Senate.

01/20/2015

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Va. Lawmakers Consider Raising Reckless Driving Limit

Drivers who get caught going 11 mph over the speed limit on Virginia’s interstate highways may no longer face criminal charges if a proposed bill passes.

01/20/2015

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Police: Virginia Man Stole Cruiser, Led Dangerous Chase

Police in eastern Kentucky say a Virginia man led police on a high speed chase in a stolen police cruiser.

01/18/2015

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5 Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Ideas

Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you’ll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.

01/16/2015

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Autistic Va. Inmate Pleads Guilty to Officer Assault Charge

A Virginia inmate with autism has pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting a correctional officer and plans to seek a pardon from the governor.

01/08/2015

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Ex-Virginia Governor McDonnell Gets 2 Years in Prison

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a top Republican prospect for national office, faces sentencing Tuesday for selling the influence of his office to the CEO of a dietary supplements company.

01/06/2015

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