The family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard is filing a lawsuit against the Navy, the Department of Veterans Affairs and two defense contractors in federal court in Florida.
Maryland Del. Heather Mizeur says she'll participate in the state's public financing system in next year's governor's race.
After a major theft at the Salvation Army, donors are coming forward, offering tens of thousands of dollars.
Republican Del. Chris Jones of Suffolk is the new chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.
Six chimpanzees previously cared for by a Virginia couple have debuted at their new home -- the Houston Zoo.
A University of Virginia associate dean has pleaded not guilty to federal child pornography charges.
The founder of a U.S. Navy contractor from Georgia will serve three years in prison for his part in a kickback scheme that cost the Navy $18 million.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.
Virginia is on pace to break its annual gun sales record following record transactions on Black Friday.
Federal officials have approved an environmental impact statement for a planned widening of Interstate 64 between Richmond and Hampton Roads.
Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams says he's considering shaking up the police department's command staff following continued violence.
Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a federal penitentiary in eastern Kentucky.
A company that manufactures industrial packaging is spending $45 million to upgrade its Amherst County operation.
Actor and comedian Will Ferrell made a stop at the Newseum Tuesday night to visit a new exhibit that honors Ferrell's comedy classic "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."
Several towns in the region ranked high on a list of America's best college towns -- not only because of the amount of students who call the towns home, but also for their charm, diversity and attractions.
As transportation planners try and solve the traffic woes in our region, a new smartphone app aims to offer solutions.
Bear road kills increase in Virginia as animals cross highways looking for scarce food
Luray Caverns Corp. donates $50,000 to help pay for restoring battlefield near Winchester
As the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced more delays to the Silver Line, the agency that runs Metro says it loses millions each month the new subway line is delayed.
Family opposes possible plea deal for driver accused in crash that killed Baltimore worker