Local pets hope for luck of the Irish

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with a new friend?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Lovingston woman found not guilty of murder

Lovingston woman found not guilty of murder, convicted of other charges stemming from fires

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 01:39pm EDT

Republicans confident on Va. Medicaid fight

Va. House Republicans confident they won't blink first on Medicaid expansion fight

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 01:36pm EDT

Former Sen. Webb among Thomas Jefferson honorees

Former U.S. Sen. and Secretary of the Navy Jim Webb is among this year's recipients of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 01:32pm EDT

APS wants nearly 100 trees removed for Ashlawn addition

Arlington Public Schools has almost doubled its estimate for how many trees need to be removed to make way for the 12-room addition at Ashlawn Elementary School.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Va. lumber company to move manufacturing to W.Va.

A Virginia wood products company is moving its manufacturing operations to West Virginia.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Delaware traffic stop turns up untaxed cigarettes

Delaware authorities say state troopers found hundreds of cartons of untaxed cigarettes from North Carolina when they stopped an Alexandria, Va., man.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 12:00pm EDT

State investigates fish kill in Bland County creek

A state environmental official says water and foam used by firefighters to extinguish a vehicle fire went into a creek in Bland County and killed hundreds of fish.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 11:31am EDT

Baltimore woman slain during trip to Va.

Authorities in northern Virginia say a Baltimore man has been charged in the shooting death of his wife during a trip to Loudoun County.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 11:10am EDT

Elderly couple kicked out of McDs welcomed elsewhere

An elderly couple who was kicked out of a Culpeper, Va. McDonald's for sitting too long now has a free place to eat lunch every Wednesday.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 10:05am EDT

Va. dance festival offers exchange, workshops for 500 dancers

It's a dance student's dream come true -- a weekend full of workshops and lectures, offered by some of the top names in today's professional dance world.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 09:16am EDT

MRIS: 2014 spring market promises higher home prices

Home prices have been making steady annual gains in the Washington area, and it looks like that trend will continue.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 08:57am EDT

Va. motorcyclist dies in crash with police vehicle

Bristol motorcyclist killed in collision with Washington County sheriff's vehicle

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 07:20am EDT

Fredericksburg first-grader to get possibly life-saving drug (Video)

Josh Hardy, the Fredericksburg first-grader who is battling a possibly life-threatening virus, will receive the drug that may save him.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 07:18am EDT

Just Cats Clinic slated to open in Reston

The vet clinic specializing in feline care will take over the Millennium Bank building at 1601 Washington Plaza.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 06:00am EDT

Top-seeded Virginia looking to buck history

Top-seeded Virginia has history of failure to overcome when ACC tournament gets underway

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:22am EDT

Activists plan voting rights rally in Richmond

A group of activists will hold a rally in Richmond to protest last year's U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:02am EDT

Poplar Forest to resume daily operations

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest is resuming daily operations after a winter of weekend-only hours.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:02am EDT

Va prepaid college tuition deadline approaching

Virginia families have until the end of the month to enroll in the state's prepaid college tuition program for this year.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:00am EDT

Landmark Mall transformation to start late 2014

The Howard Hughes Corp. plans a fall or early winter groundbreaking for its Landmark Mall overhaul, Alexandria officials say, though its proposal remains under review by city planning staff.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:46am EDT
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