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Va., Md. going in opposite directions on voting

Maryland and Virginia seem to be headed in opposite directions on the rules for voting.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 01:35pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, Claire Gastananaga, Hank Silverberg, American Civil Liberties Union, Virginia state Senator Mark Obenshain

Proposed Va. bill protects soccer players from goals

Thousands of youth and adult soccer players in the area are gearing up for the spring soccer season. At the same time, a proposed bill in the Virginia state legislature aims to make games and practices a safer activity for soccer players.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 03:31pm EST

Tags: soccer, soccer goals, Max Smith, the Movable Soccer Goal Safety Act,

Va. governor hearing from public on uranium mining

Gov. Bob McDonnell is hearing from hundreds of people who want him to keep in place a ban on uranium mining in Virginia.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 09:17am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, uranium mining, uranium mining ban

U.S: Va. businessman didn't pay taxes since '88

A Fredericksburg businessman who admits he hasn't paid personal incomes taxes for more than 25 years could be sentenced to up to five years in prison.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 03:03am EST

Tags: Richmond, tax evasion, IRS

Senate approves 2-term Va governor amendment

A proposed amendment that would end Virginia's unique constitutional prohibition on allowing governors to seek re-election to a second term has passed the state Senate.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 08:53pm EST

Tags: Senate

Va. lacks shelters for Hampton Roads evacuation

A state study shows Virginia can't handle all the people who would seek public shelter during a mass evacuation from Hampton Roads.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 01:24pm EST

Tags: emergency shelter management, Terrie Suit, The Virginian-Pilot

Va. launches redesigned government web portal

Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia has launched a redesigned and faster state government website.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 11:11am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, government, website

Virginia woman gets 20 years in child porn case

A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Virginia woman to 20 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to producing child pornography.

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 12:05am EST

Tags: porn,

Battle brewing over use of rivers and streams

With much of America's waterfront of small rivers and streams in private hands, there's a battle brewing over who owns the river.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 08:19am EST

Tags: Chap Petersen, Hank Silverberg, river

Another atheist billboard in Va. vandalized

Another Roanoke-area billboard placed by an atheist group has been vandalized to change the message.

Saturday - 12/29/2012, 12:22pm EST

Tags: Roanoke, billboard, atheist

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