| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Every vote counts ...
Heading into Election Day, the polls foresaw a dead heat in the attorney general race between Democrat Mark Herring and Republican Mark Obenshain. Still nobody expected that the commonwealth's top lawyer would be decided by a...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:08 AM
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there.
Instead of promoting happy hours and...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:34 AM
State Sen. Mark Herring, D-Loudoun, beat out his rival Justin Fairfax in a straw poll in Northern Virginia Saturday as the two compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general.
The Mount Vernon District Democratic Committee straw poll - the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:25 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- A former nursing student plead not guilty Monday to seven counts of murder in a shooting rampage at a vocational school in Oakland.
One L. Goh, 43, is also charged with three counts of attempted murder in the April 2 rampage at Oikos...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Fairfax, Va. -- A man suspected in more than a dozen incidents at retail stores in Fairfax, Virginia has been captured in Peru, authorities said.
Johnny D. Guillen, known as the "Corta Nalgas" -- or "butt cutter" -- was captured Friday in Lima, according...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Less than a week ago, five Japanese language students from Boonsboro High School were on their way home from a spring break trip to Japan with their teacher, Ayako Shiga.
On Saturday, the school’s 25 Japanese students, including Japanese exchange...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:22 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) --
Fairfax County Circuit Court Clerk John Frey is the latest Republican to announce he's running for attorney general in 2013.
Frey said in a written statement Wednesday that his 20 years of experience supervising Virginia's...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:20 AM
At long last, a cold front will snap a stubborn heat wave that has roasted much of the country for more than a week.
However, the front is also expected to bring storms as it moves through the Midwest and Northeast on Sunday.
The front has already...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
40-year-old Johnny Pimentel should have 'dialed 1-900-mix-a-lot...to kick his nasty thoughts.'
Fairfax County police say Pimental -- appropriately dubbed the "butt-cutter" -- is linked to slashing the rear-ends of 13 young ladies in several different...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Virginia hunters got some good news Thursday.
A Senate committee has voted to lift a ban on Sunday hunting in the Commonwealth.
The bill now goes to the full Senate for a vote.
Governor McDonnell has said he will support Sunday hunting on private land....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Nick Stuban was a good student, an athlete, well liked by classmates and teachers. Expelled from his northern Virginia school for buying a small amount of synthetic marijuana, he took his own life.
A year later, his father joined three state lawmakers...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Lobbyists lined the walls Sunday afternoon, as the two General Assembly money committees approved changes to the Governor's spending plan.
The vote was unanimous in the House Appropriations Committee, but it was a different story in Senate Finance, where...