| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:15 PM
An international Christian radio and television network based in West Frankfort in southern Illinois and the brother of the network’s founder were named in a federal child-sex-abuse lawsuit filed in Chicago today.
Three Angels Broadcasting Network,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Three Republican congressmen from Virginia broke party lines Wednesday by voting against a bill that environmental groups are calling the "most damaging attack on the federal Clean water Act in more than a decade."
Reps. Rob Wittman of Westmoreland,...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:32 AM
Aaron Thomas, who was arrested Friday in connection with rapes in four states over 12 years, is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court Monday.
Thomas, 39, is being held, with bail set at $1 million, at the Union Avenue jail, suspected in crimes...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 4:50 PM
McLEAN, Va. -- A woman was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder for tossing her 2-year-old granddaughter from a sixth-level pedestrian bridge at a shopping mall.
Carmela dela Rosa, of Fairfax, claimed she did not know right from wrong when she threw...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:44 AM
With a better job market than almost anywhere else in the country and a vibrant cultural and social scene, there are a lot of great things that can be said for living in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Are things perfect here? Probably not, and two...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Nearly 200 Virginia teachers earned certification this year, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced Wednesday.
Hampton again topped the region with the number of certified teachers, with 12 this year. Newport News had 6 and...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2009
The arrest recently of a group of "woodchucks" by Fairfax County, Va., police is just one example of why homeowners nationwide should use caution when hiring people to do odd jobs around their properties.
Woodchucks are so named in this part of the...
| Aug 18, 2009
| 6:49 PM
HAMPTON — Historic Fort Monroe is being eyed as a future home for the National Cold War Museum.
The executive director of the museum has met once with officials from Hampton and the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority to discuss the...
| Feb 1, 2008
Gun-control advocates have been largely stymied in their efforts to get significant new firearms restrictions, but they still believe they can achieve one goal: closing a loophole that allows sales at gun shows without background checks on purchasers....