| 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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities still need federal monitoring....
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling will give the commencement speech at Radford University's graduation in May.
The graduation ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 5.
Bolling was elected lieutenant governor in 2005, and was re-elected in 2009.
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:22 AM
The ACLU and two of Virginia's top Republicans are on the same side when it comes to the party's presidential primary loyalty oath.
Thursday afternoon, the Virginia Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union joined Governor Bob McDonnell and...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 2:16 PM
A loyalty oath in Virginia’s presidential primary drew more opposition today from unlikely allies: the state’s top Republican elected officials and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Governor Bob McDonnell joined Lieutenant Governor Bill...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Michael Muskal Part of the ceremony surrounding any presidential speech to Congress is who gets to be singled out and who gets invited to sit with the first family. First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing quite a crowd. This......
| 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...