| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:34 PM
RICHMOND — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell got a lot less time than federal prosecutors wanted Tuesday, but the fact that he faces time behind bars still sends a strong signal that Virginia needs to clean up its ethics act, political scientists and...
| Jan 4, 2015
When former Gov. Bob McDonnell stands before U.S. District Judge James Spencer on Tuesday for sentencing, the big question will be: Is the core of political corruption taking money when in office, or doing something in return?
For the prosecutors who...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The state puts a mind-boggling amount of spending data online, allowing people to drill down on individual purchases that cost taxpayers less than a hundred bucks.
It's called Commonwealth Data Point, and it lives online at http://www.datapoint.apa....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:51 PM
A grand jury on Monday indicted the suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student with attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault in a 2005 attack.
The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 32, is jailed in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said.
Graham, a University of Virginia...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:45 PM
It was a clip that could make even a political opponent smile: candidate Bob McDonnell strolling down a sun-dappled sidewalk in the Northern Virginia suburb where he grew up as his kids scoot by, daughters on their way to Grandpa's, sons tossing a...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:57 PM
RICHMOND — When word leaked of a federal investigation into then Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in the midst of hot election year, there was plenty of grumbling about playing politics — and politics could still pay a role as 12...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:43 AM
There a couple of good opportunities coming up to watch U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and his GOP challenger, Ed Gillespie, debate on television.
The meet tonight at 7 p.m. in McLean, and you should be able to catch it on your local NBC station. If not, NBC4...
| Nov 17, 2014
Earlier this summer, Bob Brink paused for a memory from his first days in the General Assembly
"A few weeks before I was sworn into office in 1998 … I took a walk around the Capitol and I stopped outside the House chamber. The curtains were...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:54 AM
The Peninsula Fine Arts Center is hosting a panel discussion on the business side of art, including exhibiting, selling, pricing and marketing 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The panel is free and open to the public.
The panelists include:
• Diana Blanchard...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season.
But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...