| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:20 PM
James S. Brady, the often-irreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on his boss in 1981 and who became an enduring symbol of the fight against unfettered access to guns in American...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:12 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — In its seventh annual "America's Top College" list, Forbes.com has listed the College of William and Mary as number three in the category of state-supported schools, according to rankings published Thursday.
Overall, Forbes placed...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:15 PM
RICHMOND – Gov. Bob McDonnell's protection unit eavesdropped on him as fellow state police officers went through the lengthy investigation that was eventually turned over to the FBI, according to testimony offered Tuesday during the federal trial...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Virginia gained its first - and maybe only - commitment Saturday for its 2015 men's basketball recruiting class from a power forward out of the Northeast.
Jarred Reuter, a 6-foot-8, 233-pound senior at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., confirmed...
| Jul 6, 2014
"Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it." - Robert Motherwell
While I'm certain our founding fathers didn't plan the signing of the Declaration of Independence to mark the beginning of our country's summer traditions, the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:54 PM
RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell connected the dots for prosecutors Thursday, saying he showered the couple with gifts solely because he wanted their help pitching his company.
Former Star Scientific CEO...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital ranked in the Top 50 programs nationwide for its Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Ear, Nose, and Throat programs in the latest annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The heart programs have taken national honors for...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Like many freelance writers, Kate Sprouse often works in coffee shops. And like most Americans, she was horrified when she heard the news about the Boston Marathon bombing—and disturbed when she began overhearing random coffee shop conversations...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia.
According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students.
AuYeung, 22, graduated from Manchester High School in 2010. But if you asked him...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has announced the state is settling a lawsuit over an arrest of a University of Virginia student by ABC agents for $212,500, according to a news release from the attorney general's office.
The student, Elizabeth...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:07 PM
"The mind is its own place, and in it self / Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n," John Milton wrote in "Paradise Lost." It seems the English poet was at least half right.
In a new study, people who were asked to spend a few...