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Virginia crime report shows 14% decrease in homicides - Washington Post

Virginia crime report shows 14% decrease in homicides  Washington Post

A report says the number of homicides dropped 14% in Virginia in 2018.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 8:49 am


Report on child health shows some improvements in West Virginia - Beckley Register-Herald

Report on child health shows some improvements in West Virginia  Beckley Register-Herald

According to the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book, West Virginia has seen improvements in three of four indicators of child well-being.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 7:00 am


This Virginia Beach restaurant is pouring beer for a good cause. And it's 'VB Strong' - Southside Daily

This Virginia Beach restaurant is pouring beer for a good cause. And it's 'VB Strong'  Southside Daily

VIRGINIA BEACH — Town Center restaurant Gordon Biersch is brewing up something special in support of Municipal Center shooting victims' families. Head…

Published on 17 June 2019 | 4:37 am


Virginia Beach's wine culture has hit the roof in the past five years - Southside Daily

Virginia Beach's wine culture has hit the roof in the past five years  Southside Daily

VIRGINIA BEACH — Wine culture in the city has slowly been on the rise with new tasting rooms, wine bars and even wine sellers opening up shop. Wine has ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 4:17 am


U.S. Attorney’s Office using education to combat Human Trafficking in West Virginia - WOWK

U.S. Attorney’s Office using education to combat Human Trafficking in West Virginia  WOWK

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK)- Human Trafficking is a growing problem in West Virginia and across the nation but it consistently is changing making it hard to ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 4:17 am


Heifetz International Music Institute receives grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation - Augusta Free Press

Heifetz International Music Institute receives grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation  Augusta Free Press

The Heifetz International Music Institute has received a grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Music Festival Sponsorship Program.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 4:15 am


West Virginia leads nation in drug overdose deaths - Parkersburg News

West Virginia leads nation in drug overdose deaths  Parkersburg News

CHARLESTON — West Virginia led the nation in drug overdose death rates in 2017, followed closely by Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to a study released ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 4:03 am


Virginia AG: Decriminalize marijuana possession, shift to legal and regulated use - WTVR CBS 6 News

Virginia AG: Decriminalize marijuana possession, shift to legal and regulated use  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wants to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana and those who were previously ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 3:45 am


A taste for Virginia travel: Click here to go north, south, east or west - Richmond.com

A taste for Virginia travel: Click here to go north, south, east or west  Richmond.com

Current and past editions of the Discover Richmond magazine can be purchased at our online shop or by calling the front counter of our downtown offices at ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 2:30 am


Sunday's regional sports roundup: Virginia Beach City FC's winning streak ends at three with loss to Baltimore team - Virginian-Pilot

Sunday's regional sports roundup: Virginia Beach City FC's winning streak ends at three with loss to Baltimore team  Virginian-Pilot

FC Baltimore Christos handed Virginia Beach City FC (4-1-2) its first defeat of the year, winning 3-2 Sunday night on Arion Sobers-Assue's goal in the 79th ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 2:04 am


Wall's double gives F-Cats sweep in Virginia - Manchester Ink Link

Wall's double gives F-Cats sweep in Virginia  Manchester Ink Link

A ninth-inning double from Forrest Wall proved to be the deciding factor on Sunday as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats concluded their sweep of the Richmond ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 1:11 am


Oh, those Virginia Dems - Power Line

Oh, those Virginia Dems  Power Line

Where do the most wacko voters in America reside? Probably in Minnesota's fifth congressional district. For years, the Democratic voters there sent Keith Ellison ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:47 am


West Virginia colleges, universities see lowest tuition increases in nearly a decade - WTAP-TV

West Virginia colleges, universities see lowest tuition increases in nearly a decade  WTAP-TV

Public colleges and universities in West Virginia experienced their lowest tuition increase in nearly a decade.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:42 am


Age limit to purchase tobacco increasing in Virginia - WVVA TV

Age limit to purchase tobacco increasing in Virginia  WVVA TV

VIRGINIA (WVVA) The Tobacco 21 law will go in effect in Virginia next month. According to tobacco21.org, Virginia will join 14 other states who have.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 12:19 am


The number one form of gun violence in Virginia isn't homicide. It's suicide. - Virginia Mercury

The number one form of gun violence in Virginia isn't homicide. It's suicide.  Virginia Mercury

As state lawmakers prepare to reassemble in Richmond for a special session on gun control after the Virginia Beach shooting, this statistic will likely be repeated ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 11:47 pm


Northern Virginia school districts to serve free meals this summer - FOX 5 DC

Northern Virginia school districts to serve free meals this summer  FOX 5 DC

Prince William County Public Schools and three other school districts in Northern Virginia will serve free meals to kids this summer. Prince William County Public ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 11:27 pm


BREAKING: West Virginia lands 2nd commitment of the day - DubVNation.com

BREAKING: West Virginia lands 2nd commitment of the day  DubVNation.com

For the second time today, West Virginia has added a piece to the 2020 recruiting class. Two-way athlete David Okoli of Gaithersburg, MD took to Twitter to ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 10:37 pm


The Real Story of How Virginia Won Amazon's HQ2 - Washingtonian

The Real Story of How Virginia Won Amazon's HQ2  Washingtonian

When considering the location for Amazon HQ2, state officials and company executives were reading from the same book—literally.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 10:00 pm


West Virginia woman, 22, killed in Rockingham County crash - WHSV

West Virginia woman, 22, killed in Rockingham County crash  WHSV

A woman from West Virginia was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Bergton on Sunday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:27 pm


More Trouble For Virginia's Scandal-Plagued Lt. Governor - Newsradio 1140 WRVA

More Trouble For Virginia's Scandal-Plagued Lt. Governor  Newsradio 1140 WRVA

Things just keep getting more dicey for Virginia Lt. Gov.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:00 pm


The West Virginia Senate Goes To War With Teachers, Again - HuffPost

The West Virginia Senate Goes To War With Teachers, Again  HuffPost

Teachers went on strike in February over a bill they opposed. A few months later, they face the same fight.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:46 pm


Nahiem Alleyne commits to Virginia Tech men's basketball team - Roanoke Times

Nahiem Alleyne commits to Virginia Tech men's basketball team  Roanoke Times

"They got a true gem," Mountain View High School coach B.J. Roy said.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:30 pm


Four-year-old sets up lemonade stand to support Virginia Beach shooting victims - RochesterFirst

Four-year-old sets up lemonade stand to support Virginia Beach shooting victims  RochesterFirst

A Virginia Beach boy set up a lemonade stand with the help of his baby brother in light of the tragedy that took 12 lives on May 31.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:12 pm


Va. governor makes appointments to college governing boards - Richmond.com

Va. governor makes appointments to college governing boards  Richmond.com

Gov. Ralph Northam has made new appointments to college governing boards across the state.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 6:38 pm


Dead, leatherback sea turtle recovered near Chic's Beach in Virginia - WNCT

Dead, leatherback sea turtle recovered near Chic's Beach in Virginia  WNCT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Aquarium Stranding and Marine Science Center Response Team recovered a dead, leatherback sea turtle near ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 6:32 pm


Virginia AG: Policy of criminalizing minor marijuana possession 'is not working' | TheHill - The Hill

Virginia AG: Policy of criminalizing minor marijuana possession 'is not working' | TheHill  The Hill

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) called for the decriminalization of minor marijuana possession in a column Saturday.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 6:22 pm


Maryland police charge Virginia man with impersonating officer - WAVY.com

Maryland police charge Virginia man with impersonating officer  WAVY.com

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland authorities have arrested a Virginia man who they say was impersonating an officer with a uniform, gun and flashing lights to ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:51 pm


'Hill of Heroes': The Virginia War Memorial celebrates National Flag Day - 8News

'Hill of Heroes': The Virginia War Memorial celebrates National Flag Day  8News

The Virginia War Memorial hosted a special event Saturday to commemorate National Flag Day. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:40 pm


Virginia police find body in residential pool - WWBT NBC12 News

Virginia police find body in residential pool  WWBT NBC12 News

Police in Virginia are working to find out what happened after an apparent drowning at a home.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:08 pm


Virginia, DC WOW Houses: Architectural Masterpiece, River Oasis - Del Ray, VA Patch

Virginia, DC WOW Houses: Architectural Masterpiece, River Oasis  Del Ray, VA Patch

Virginia, DC WOW Houses: Uniqueness Defined - Del Ray, VA - WOW HOUSES: Your weekly roundup from Realtor.com in conjunction with Patch includes a ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:36 pm


42 people arrested and booked last night in West Virginia's regional jails - Huntington Herald Dispatch

42 people arrested and booked last night in West Virginia's regional jails  Huntington Herald Dispatch

BARBOURSVILLE - There were 42 people arrested and booked last night in West Virginia's regional jails. There were eight people booked into the ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:32 pm


Miss West Virginia exhibit much more than just a display - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews

Miss West Virginia exhibit much more than just a display - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

The exhibit title is “Pageantry with a Purpose: Celebrating 75 Years of the Miss West Virginia America Pageant.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:00 pm


West Virginia Power sweeps Suns to end SAL first half - Charleston Gazette-Mail

West Virginia Power sweeps Suns to end SAL first half  Charleston Gazette-Mail

David Sheaffer went 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and three RBIs to guide the Power to a 6-1 win over the Hagerstown Suns, completing a four-game.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:00 pm


My Failure as a Father. - Blue Virginia

My Failure as a Father.  Blue Virginia

by Kellen Squire. I was born and raised a dumb 'ole Iowa farmboy. It seems like an era so long ago we need carbon dating to measure it accurately, even though ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 1:22 pm


Photos | Three-year-old brings comfort to Virginia Beach city employees - Virginian-Pilot

Photos | Three-year-old brings comfort to Virginia Beach city employees  Virginian-Pilot

On June 3, 3-year-old Paige Medel assisted The Salvation Army in serving local and state officials, first responders, counselors and other Virginia Beach city ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 9:00 am


Man seriously hurt after being struck by train in Virginia - WTOP

Man seriously hurt after being struck by train in Virginia  WTOP

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say that a man was seriously hurt after being struck by a train. Norfolk Police say the man was hit by a train along tracks ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:37 am


A behind the scenes look at Virginia Tech's summer routine with Dalton Keene - Roanoke Times

A behind the scenes look at Virginia Tech's summer routine with Dalton Keene  Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG — The sun has broken through in Blacksburg after five straight rain-soaked days in early June.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 5:03 am


Keisha Pexton: Reforms will show "Virginia is for Learners" - Virginian-Pilot

Keisha Pexton: Reforms will show "Virginia is for Learners"  Virginian-Pilot

AS A PRODUCT of Virginia schools, I am grateful for the education I received and the opportunities it created for me to build a satisfying career.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:00 am


8 inmates overdose, 1 dies at correctional facility in Virginia - WUSA9.com

8 inmates overdose, 1 dies at correctional facility in Virginia  WUSA9.com

HAYNESVILLE, Va. — Authorities are investigating after eight inmates overdosed at a correctional facility in Virginia Saturday. One of the eight was pronounced ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 2:55 am


12,000 flags at Va. War Memorial honor veterans from Virginia - WWBT NBC12 News

12,000 flags at Va. War Memorial honor veterans from Virginia  WWBT NBC12 News

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Dozens gathered to celebrate 'National Flag Day' at the Virginia War Memorial Saturday morning where 12,000 american flags were ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 1:08 am


Buttigieg, Klobuchar headline Blue Commonwealth Gala fundraiser in Richmond - Richmond.com

Buttigieg, Klobuchar headline Blue Commonwealth Gala fundraiser in Richmond  Richmond.com

Close to 1800 Democrats gathered in Richmond on Saturday at a fundraiser featuring two presidential candidates designed to kick off the fall state legislative ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 12:45 am


Thrasher: West Virginia needs a 'full-time' governor - WV MetroNews - West Virginia MetroNews

Thrasher: West Virginia needs a 'full-time' governor - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Republican candidate Woody Thrasher is promoting himself to be a “full-time governor” should he win the 2020 race.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 12:00 am


Latin Fest coming to Virginia Beach Oceanfront in June - WTKR News 3

Latin Fest coming to Virginia Beach Oceanfront in June  WTKR News 3

The festival will be held on Friday - Saturday, June 21 - 22, and will have *fresh* food, colorful cultural costumes and high-energy national Latin music.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 9:17 pm


West Virginia gets ready to offer birth control without a prescription - WVVA TV

West Virginia gets ready to offer birth control without a prescription  WVVA TV

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) In West Virginia, women may be able to pick up birth control at their local pharmacy without seeing a physician by the year's end. A.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 8:57 pm


Video, Photos: Virginia Democratic Blue Commonwealth Gala Dinner - Blue Virginia

Video, Photos: Virginia Democratic Blue Commonwealth Gala Dinner  Blue Virginia

I'm not at the Virginia Democrats Blue Commonwealth Gala, but I'll post the live stream of C-SPAN's video here as soon as it's available (click on image, below), ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 7:58 pm


Police: Virginia student researched bombing on school's laptop - WATE 6 On Your Side

Police: Virginia student researched bombing on school's laptop  WATE 6 On Your Side

Virginia prosecutors say a middle-schooler is charged with threatening to bomb his school and hurt a teacher after an administrator found disturbing web ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 6:38 pm


Police continue search for Virginia man last seen on Memorial Day - WWBT NBC12 News

Police continue search for Virginia man last seen on Memorial Day  WWBT NBC12 News

Anyone with information about Mr. Austin is encouraged to call the Buena Vista Police Department at 540-261-6171 or the Virginia State Police at #77 on a cell ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 4:28 pm


Hotter and more humid weather heading back to Virginia - WTVR CBS 6 News

Hotter and more humid weather heading back to Virginia  WTVR CBS 6 News

Heat and humidity levels will both increase Sunday into Monday.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 3:08 pm


Amazon donates $3 million to Virginia homeless group as HQ2 pushes home prices up 17% - MarketWatch

Amazon donates $3 million to Virginia homeless group as HQ2 pushes home prices up 17%  MarketWatch

Amazon is donating millions to address homelessness in Northern Virginia, where its new headquarters has already driven up the cost of housing.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 2:59 pm


Police searching for missing Virginia man last seen earlier this week - WWBT NBC12 News

Police searching for missing Virginia man last seen earlier this week  WWBT NBC12 News

Roanoke Police Department is searching for a missing man who was last seen earlier this week.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 12:03 pm


Running water, cranes, shockingly modern streets. At Pompeii, archaeologists find surprising tech. - Washington Post

Running water, cranes, shockingly modern streets. At Pompeii, archaeologists find surprising tech.  Washington Post

The show in Richmond reveals long-past innovations in the Roman city, which was buried in ash from Mount Vesuvius's eruption in A.D. 79.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 11:00 am


Virginia man home again as deportation fight continues - Fox News

Virginia man home again as deportation fight continues  Fox News

A northern Virginia man whose deportation to Israel was reversed last week is home again.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 12:17 am


Northern Virginia schools superintendent announces retirement - Washington Post

Northern Virginia schools superintendent announces retirement  Washington Post

Arlington Public Schools chief Patrick K. Murphy announced Friday he is retiring from the role he has held for a decade leading the high-performing Northern ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 11:30 pm


4 people arrested following raids on Virginia Beach massage parlors - WTKR News 3

4 people arrested following raids on Virginia Beach massage parlors  WTKR News 3

Four people were arrested as a result of search warrants executed against four Virginia Beach massage parlors Thursday.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 9:16 pm


"Queen of Virginia" Defends Game Machines Following Illegal Claims - NBC 29 News

"Queen of Virginia" Defends Game Machines Following Illegal Claims  NBC 29 News

A game machine company is fighting back after Charlottesville's commonwealth's attorney says its skill machines have to go.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 8:55 pm


‘LOVE’ art traveling Va. for ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ 50th anniversary - WAVY.com

‘LOVE’ art traveling Va. for ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ 50th anniversary  WAVY.com

A three-dimensional "LOVE" artwork will be traveling around Virginia this summer to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the state's "Virginia is for Lovers" slogan.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 8:08 pm


Missing Virginia Beach woman found safe, police say - WTKR News 3

Missing Virginia Beach woman found safe, police say  WTKR News 3

The 63-year-old woman who went missing Friday has been found safe, Virginia Beach Police say.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:19 pm


Virginia woman charged with negligent homicide three years after D.C. restaurateur struck by car - Washington Post

Virginia woman charged with negligent homicide three years after D.C. restaurateur struck by car  Washington Post

A Virginia woman was charged this week with negligent homicide after she allegedly struck and killed a District restaurateur with a vehicle in 2016. Armin Amin ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 6:40 pm


RTD interview: Buttigieg on racial disparities, endless war and Virginia setting the tone for 2020 - Richmond.com

RTD interview: Buttigieg on racial disparities, endless war and Virginia setting the tone for 2020  Richmond.com

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., whose earnest campaigning and fundraising abilities have propelled him to the top tier of the Democratic ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 6:00 pm


Left-wing billionaire George Soros scores wins in Virginia elections, as opponents say race was ‘bought’ - Fox News

Left-wing billionaire George Soros scores wins in Virginia elections, as opponents say race was ‘bought’  Fox News

Liberal billionaire George Soros picked up two wins in Virginia this week when two prosecutor candidates he backed ousted incumbents in local Democratic ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:09 pm


Koch Brothers Gives Virginia Dems a Handy Guide for Several Districts We Need to Focus Our Time, Attention and Money On This Year - Blue Virginia

Koch Brothers Gives Virginia Dems a Handy Guide for Several Districts We Need to Focus Our Time, Attention and Money On This Year  Blue Virginia

Thanks to our pals at the Koch brothers' oxymoronic “Americans for Prosperity” and at The Bull Elephant for giving us a good shortlist (see below) of which ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:09 pm


Police: Virginia student researched bombing on school laptop - WTOP

Police: Virginia student researched bombing on school laptop  WTOP

Virginia prosecutors say a middle-schooler is charged with threatening to bomb his school and hurt a teacher after an administrator found disturbing web ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:01 pm


'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says - Fox News

'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says  Fox News

The night before Kate Nixon and 11 others were murdered by a disgruntled co-worker, the decade-long Virginia Beach city employee talked with her husband ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 1:48 pm


Christiansburg farm becomes largest producer of hemp in Virginia - WDBJ7

Christiansburg farm becomes largest producer of hemp in Virginia  WDBJ7

Hemp is a new crop in Virginia's farming industry that is controversial because of its similarity to marijuana.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 9:44 am


After mass shooting, Virginia gov to host gun control talks - ABC News

After mass shooting, Virginia gov to host gun control talks  ABC News

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on gun laws.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 9:30 am


In Virginia, restored fountain has its 'first splash' - Duluth News Tribune

In Virginia, restored fountain has its 'first splash'  Duluth News Tribune

The 82-year-old fountain and centerpiece of Virginia's Olcott Park is running once again after four years of planning and more than $1 million in donations.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 3:00 am


Amazon’s HQ2 prompts housing price spikes in Northern Virginia, Washington Post analysis shows - The Washington Post

Amazon’s HQ2 prompts housing price spikes in Northern Virginia, Washington Post analysis shows  The Washington Post

Amazon is far from arriving in Northern Virginia, but the prospect already is causing housing prices to jump, according to real estate experts and local records ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 11:03 pm


The Life and Viral Fame of Virginia's Two-Headed Snake - WIRED

The Life and Viral Fame of Virginia's Two-Headed Snake  WIRED

What happens to a freak of nature after it gets internet famous?

Published on 13 June 2019 | 9:53 pm


Virginia Beach city manager gives update on municipal center shooting investigation - WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach city manager gives update on municipal center shooting investigation  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Thursday, Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen gave an update on the deadly mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:54 pm


Over-Enrolled, Virginia Tech Offers Gap Year Stipend, Free Community College - NPR

Over-Enrolled, Virginia Tech Offers Gap Year Stipend, Free Community College  NPR

The university is making 1500 incoming freshmen eligible for options to delay enrollment, such as a gap year stipend. Now, students are trying to decide whether ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 6:29 pm


Virginia celebrates 50 years of ‘Lovers’ slogan - WWBT NBC12 News

Virginia celebrates 50 years of ‘Lovers’ slogan  WWBT NBC12 News

There will be events for 50 straight days starting June 21 to celebrate '50 years of love.'

Published on 13 June 2019 | 5:29 pm


School district buys food truck to give students free meals during summer - ABC News

School district buys food truck to give students free meals during summer  ABC News

A Virginia school district has purchased a food truck to serve free lunches to students over the summer. Danville Public Schools bought the food truck, which ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 4:54 pm


Police raid four Virginia Beach massage parlors as part of human trafficking investigation - WTKR News 3

Police raid four Virginia Beach massage parlors as part of human trafficking investigation  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Police executed search warrants at four different massage parlors in Virginia Beach Thursday as part of a human trafficking ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 3:46 pm


Every spot in Virginia is a hotspot for ticks - Staunton News Leader

Every spot in Virginia is a hotspot for ticks  Staunton News Leader

Park ranger Rebecca Unruh of the National Park *Service* follows fellow ranger Sally Hurlbert along a hiking trail assessable from Hightop Mountain parking area ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 2:37 pm


FWIW Virginia: About That Election on Tuesday - Blue Virginia

FWIW Virginia: About That Election on Tuesday  Blue Virginia

The primary election is over but not without some close calls and unseated incumbents along the way. The lines have been drawn for the general election, ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 1:53 pm


Virginia lands highest-ranked recruit since '16 - ESPN

Virginia lands highest-ranked recruit since '16  ESPN

Virginia landed a commitment from Reece Beekman on Thursday morning. Beekman, ranked No. 44 in the ESPN 60, is the Cavaliers' highest-ranked recruit ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 1:35 pm


Charleston looking at how to make city buildings safer after Virginia Beach mass shooting - Live 5 News WCSC

Charleston looking at how to make city buildings safer after Virginia Beach mass shooting  Live 5 News WCSC

The city of Charleston is looking at how to make its buildings safer and its employees better well-equipped to deal with emergency situations.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 10:27 am


Northern Virginia voters endorse a new mandate on criminal justice - Washington Post

Northern Virginia voters endorse a new mandate on criminal justice  Washington Post

Not long ago, Democrats across Virginia felt compelled to emphasize their commitment to be tough on crime. On Tuesday, two Northern Virginia prosecutors ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 10:32 pm


Leigh Henderson wins Republican primary for city treasurer in Virginia Beach - Virginian-Pilot

Leigh Henderson wins Republican primary for city treasurer in Virginia Beach  Virginian-Pilot

In a landslide victory, a 19-year veteran of the treasurer's office beat the son of former longtime leader John Atkinson in the Republican primary on Tuesday.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 10:00 pm


The New Billion-Dollar Reason Why Northern Virginia Will Be the Next Tech Startup Hot Spot - Inc.

The New Billion-Dollar Reason Why Northern Virginia Will Be the Next Tech Startup Hot Spot  Inc.

Virginia Tech's new Innovation Campus, in addition to Amazon's HQ2, is expected to attract new talent to the area and boost funding for local companies.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 8:12 pm


Virginia Primary Election Results - The New York Times

Virginia Primary Election Results  The New York Times

See full results and maps from the Virginia primaries.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 5:19 pm


Abducted Virginia teenager believed to be in danger - WWBT NBC12 News

Abducted Virginia teenager believed to be in danger  WWBT NBC12 News

Virginia State Police issued a critically missing adult alert out of Accomack County for Tontrese Vermelle.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 4:14 pm


Joe Morrissey is Virginia Democrats' newest headache - CNN

Joe Morrissey is Virginia Democrats' newest headache  CNN

(CNN) It's been a year for Virginia Democrats. The state's governor and attorney general, who are white, admitted they had donned blackface in the 1980s.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 3:43 pm


Virginia: General Assembly to Convene July 9th for Special Session on Gun Control - NRA ILA

Virginia: General Assembly to Convene July 9th for Special Session on Gun Control  NRA ILA

Despite his failed gun control agenda being soundly defeated early on in the 2019 regular legislative session, Governor Ralph Northam has called a special ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 12:53 pm


Motorcyclist arrested after Virginia State Trooper injured in HRBT police chase - WTKR News 3

Motorcyclist arrested after Virginia State Trooper injured in HRBT police chase  WTKR News 3

Virginia State Trooper received minor injuries when the vehicle he was driving flipped during a police pursuit of a motorcyclist through the Hampton Roads ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:31 am


How hard is it to get a medical marijuana card in Virginia? - Staunton News Leader

How hard is it to get a medical marijuana card in Virginia?  Staunton News Leader

Registering for Virginia's medical cannabis program is like filing your own taxes.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 2:21 pm


Primary Day in Virginia: What You Need to Know - NBC4 Washington

Primary Day in Virginia: What You Need to Know  NBC4 Washington

Virginia voters will make their picks Tuesday in several primary contests that may help decide the balance of power in the General Assembly.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Amazon's Relentless Growth in Northern Virginia Continues - Data Center Knowledge

Amazon's Relentless Growth in Northern Virginia Continues  Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Web Services shadow development pipeline impacts all companies that require land to develop and operate data centers in Northern Virginia.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 9:51 pm


Virginia Tech Will Be Amazon's Neighbor With Construction Of New $1B 'Innovation Campus' - WAMU 88.5

Virginia Tech Will Be Amazon's Neighbor With Construction Of New $1B 'Innovation Campus'  WAMU 88.5

The campus — which some critics have called "Amazon University" — was hailed as a leap forward for tech education in the government-heavy Washington ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 5:20 pm


Why Gun Bills in Virginia Always Die - Slate

Why Gun Bills in Virginia Always Die  Slate

After Virginia Beach, will the state's Republican-controlled Legislature rise to the occasion?

Published on 10 June 2019 | 9:00 am


Virginia Tech chooses site closer to Amazon’s new headquarters for Innovation Campus - Washington Post

Virginia Tech chooses site closer to Amazon’s new headquarters for Innovation Campus  Washington Post

Virginia Tech will build its new Innovation Campus in Alexandria's Potomac Yard, just south of Four Mile Run along the Metro tracks, as part of a 65-acre ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 4:01 am


2019 Virginia Primary Guide - WTOP

2019 Virginia Primary Guide  WTOP

With all 140 General Assembly seats on the ballot this fall, and a number of critical races for local office, many Northern Virginia voters have some key decisions ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia - CNN

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia  CNN

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Republicans who helped expand Medicaid in Virginia mostly escape primary challenges - Washington Post

Republicans who helped expand Medicaid in Virginia mostly escape primary challenges  Washington Post

RICHMOND — When nearly two dozen Republican legislators voted last year to expand Medicaid in Virginia — a stunning flip on a marquee pledge to resist ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Vigils Continue For 12 People Killed In Virginia Beach Shooting - NPR

Vigils Continue For 12 People Killed In Virginia Beach Shooting  NPR

Virginia Beach is still coping with the horrific mass shooting at a municipal complex on Friday where 12 people were killed. Vigils are being held as some city ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Virginia Beach Shooting Update - NPR

Virginia Beach Shooting Update  NPR

NPR's Bobby Allyn reports from the scene on the latest in the mass shooting, which claimed the lives of 12 people. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Authorities in Virginia ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


12 Killed in Rampage at Municipal Center in Virginia - The New York Times

12 Killed in Rampage at Municipal Center in Virginia  The New York Times

Chief James A. Cervera of the Virginia Beach Police Department said at an evening news conference that the scene could “best be described as a war zone.”

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am








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