Rare in Virginia, a Frank Lloyd Wright home is up for sale

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The longtime owner of a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is once again trying to sell. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports that the house in Virginia…


Sailor accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill wife

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Navy sailor from Virginia Beach has been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife. Court documents say Chadwick Ghesquiere…


Shelter animals rescued from Louisiana arrive in Virginia

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Dozens of animals have arrived in Virginia from flood-ravaged Louisiana. The Virginian-Pilot reports that workers with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals arrived in Norfolk…


DC region marks 5 years since magnitude 5.8 quake

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been five years since a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Washington region. Tuesday marks five years since the quake in 2011, which was centered near Mineral,…


Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state’s Supreme Court. McAuliffe’s…


FBI probing stabbing

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The FBI is investigating a stabbing in Virginia in which the suspect shouted “Allahu akbar” while attacking a man and woman. Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke County…


Hepatitis A cases appear linked to smoothies

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia health officials say several recent cases of hepatitis A may have been caused by frozen strawberries from a smoothie chain. The Virginia Department of Health…


Man missing under water near Va.’s Smith Island

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a 20-year-old man is missing after he went underwater near Smith Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The Coast Guard reports that…


UVA president condemns reported sexual assault of student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan is condemning the reported sexual assault of a student. Charlottesville police say they responded to a reported sexual assault…

Fatal Crash

California woman dropping off UVA student dies in car crash

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A California woman who was in Virginia to drop off a student at the University of Virginia has died after being struck by a car near…


2 food trucks join Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Students at Virginia Tech are getting two more campus dining options: school-run food trucks. The school says in a statement that the two trucks — The…


UVA urges students to stay away from raucous block party

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — University of Virginia officials are urging students to stay away from an annual alcohol-fueled block party. News outlets report that Charlottesville police have pledged to crack…


Grants aimed at making higher education more accessible

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is launching a new grant program aimed at making higher education affordable for more students. The grants will be given to two- and four-year higher…


Quadruple Slaying

REENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina man accused of killing his two young daughters, their sister and their mother likely beat the victims to death with a…


Juror says she regrets conviction of former police officer

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A juror who helped convict a former Portsmouth police officer of manslaughter says she regrets her decision. The woman tells WTKR-TV that she felt pressured during…

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