| 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...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Police cars are among the main attractions at Bedford's Centerfest this weekend.
Dozens of patrol vehicles from a handful of Virginia agencies were on display at a special police car show, located in the parking lot of Main Street United Methodist...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Living to the ripe old age of...60? Where you live could factor into how long you live.
A new study published in the online journal Population Health Metrics showed life expectancy is falling in many US counties, hitting women especially hard....
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Michael Muskal Part of the ceremony surrounding any presidential speech to Congress is who gets to be singled out and who gets invited to sit with the first family. First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing quite a crowd. This......
| Apr 22, 2009
| 4:24 PM
By Mark Silva and updated at 9:45 am EDT The acting chief financial officer of Freddie Mac, an embattled government-owned company that controls millions of home mortgages, was found dead early this morning in his suburban Virginia home, victim of......
| May 19, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva In what contest could Tom Daschle's endorsement be bragging rights? In Terry McAuliffe's campaign for governor of Virginia. In what contest could those TV ads that Hillary Clinton ran about taking that sensitive "3 am phone call"......
| Aug 7, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva When all the pushing and shoving over healthcare is finished, when a bill of some kind is enacted - and count on the Democrats to pass a bill of some kind, with or without Republican support -......