Alan Gross

Case of American Jailed in Cuba Back in US Court

An attorney for a Maryland man who’s spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba will argue before a federal appeals court that he should be allowed to sue the U.S….

Dr. Matthew Mitsch

VA Beach Doctor Gets 1-Month License Suspension

A Virginia Beach ophthalmologist who allowed unlicensed workers to perform skin laser procedures and Botox injections at three clinics has received a one-month suspension of his medical license. The state Board…

Vincent T. Parker, Norfolk

Virginia Teen Sentenced in Parents’ Slayings

A Norfolk teenager convicted of second-degree murder in the killing of his parents has been sentenced to 25 years and 10 months in prison. Seventeen-year-old Vincent T. Parker was sentenced Thursday…

Cold Harbor Battlefield

Cold Harbor Battlefield Prescribed Burns Planned

The National Park Service is planning to conduct prescribed burns at the Cold Harbor Battlefield unit of Richmond National Battlefield Park. Officials say the burn will take place in late September…

Sen. Mark Warner

Partisanship an Issue at Warner-Gillespie Forum

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie are trading accusations that the other candidate is too partisan. At a Senate campaign forum Friday, Gillespie said Warner hasn’t been the…

Hannah Elizabeth Graham

Hunt for VA Student Leads to Search Warrants

Police searching for a University of Virginia student say they have a new person of interest and have issued search warrants for a car and an off-campus apartment in Charlottesville. According…

Virginia Dept of Emergency Management

VA Offering Storm Surge Map for Coastal Areas

Virginia emergency management officials have created a new tool to help coastal residents assess the risks of rising water in a storm surge. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management says the…

birth certificate

VA DMV Cranking Out Birth Certificates

Virginia is celebrating a baby boom of sorts. The boom involves the sale of birth certificates at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. This month, that number topped 50,000 under a…


No Medicaid Action Expected in Special Session

There will be plenty of talking but probably not much action when Virginia state lawmakers reconvene to discuss whether the Medicaid program should be expanded. Both the state House and Senate…

rocket launch

NASA says Rocket Launch from Wallops Postponed

A scheduled rocket launch for the Department of Defense this weekend at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility has been postponed.  NASA didn’t give a reason Thursday for the postponement of…

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