| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Perhaps the most defining characteristic of the ongoing debate over Medicaid expansion is just how deeply each side has painted itself into a corner.
A lot of that is the nature of the disagreement. You can't just "sorta" spend $2 billion a year in...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:56 PM
On Sunday, Feb. 9, 1975, the Daily Press published a full page of local black history called "Their Past Catching Up With Their Present." The page also included a listing of six famous black heritage people, and an information box featuring African words,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Marco Rubia, a Republican Party superstar and Florida senator, will be the main attraction at a Richmond fund-raiser for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli.
The Cuccinelli campaign announced the event late Friday.
It brings together...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Police in North Carolina arrested arrested Jason Akers Wednesday morning.
Akers was convicted of rape and other sex crimes with a child in Henrico County six years ago.
State Police in Central Virginia...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:34 AM
A Hanover County woman has been charged with reckless driving in an accident that killed a state trooper from Southwest Virginia.
27-year-old Angelica Valencia of Doswell has been charged with reckless driving.
She was driving a car that hit Trooper...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Governor McDonnell has issued a flag order in memory of a Virginia State Trooper from Southwest Virginia who died in the line of duty last week.
McDonnell has ordered that the Virginia flag over the state Capitol building in Richmond be flown at half-...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Like a giant wave, the presidential election returns will be rolling in east to west on Tuesday night, starting at 7 p.m. local time when the polls close in Virginia, as well as five other states. It will be hours — maybe even days — before...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:11 PM
HANOVER, Va. (AP) --
A Hanover County woman has received a suspended sentence and a fine stemming from a traffic accident that killed a Virginia State Police trooper.
State police say 27-year-old Angelica C. Valencia of Doswell was driving an SUV that...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Charles “Jim” Mobley Jr. considers himself to be fortunate that he has the opportunity to hold the long-barreled revolver once carried by his great-grandfather, who formed a group of Union fighters in Hagerstown as the country became embroiled...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Teachers from Bland County, Lynchburg and Roanoke County have been named 2012 Regional Teachers of the Year by the Virginia Department of Education. They are now in the running for the Teacher of the Year award that will be presented in October.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:47 PM
HANOVER COUNTY, VA (WTVR) - Robert Wood Jr. has been found alive following a six-day search in the woods north of Richmond, Vir., confirmed Batt. Chief Willie Jones with the Hanover County Fire Department.
The eight-year-old boy is said to be in good...