| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:59 PM
TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall.
Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
| Aug 20, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — Police allege in court documents that a 17-year-old boy used a 12-gauge shotgun to gun down two Warwick High School students in an elementary school parking lot last week.
The two students, John A. "Lito" Nieves Jr., 17, and...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:04 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A former Newport News investment broker convicted in a federal financial fraud case last year has had a string of lawyers representing him on appeal.
But now, he wants to represent himself.
Following a monthlong trial in the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday denied a request to delay a court ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage — opening the door for gay and lesbian couples to get married statewide beginning Aug. 20.
The ruling, however, could...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
University of Virginia researchers were uncomfortable about the governor’s apparent support for Anatabloc, a supplement they considered studying at its maker’s behest, a key university official testified Monday during the federal corruption...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:43 PM
RICHMOND – The prosecution began winding down its case against Bob and Maureen McDonnell Wednesday, laying phone calls, texts, meetings, checks and emails into a timeline for the jury.
While Jonnie R. Williams Sr. was at the mansion, delivering...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:32 PM
RICHMOND — The jury deciding the federal corruption case against Virginia's former governor and his wife is expected to hand down a total of 26 findings when they render their verdict after a five-week trial.
Bob and Maureen McDonnell each face 12...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges.
Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:03 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Friends, family, teachers and classmates are remembering the two Warwick High School students slain at an elementary school parking lot 12 days ago.
John A. "Lito" Nieves Jr., 17, and Bryant M. Wilder Jr., 16, were gunned down...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Friday urged the nation's highest court to review Virginia's same-sex marriage case — saying the issue is one of fundamental fairness and that Virginia's case is an ideal one to lay down the law of the land....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Newport News Public Schools has outsourced its substitute teachers to a private firm, Source4Teachers.
NNPS is the second school division on the Peninsula to partner with the firm.
Hampton outsourced its substitutes to the firm...