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Leading Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is behind an effort to have African-American Union soldiers recognized for their role in the Civil War Battle of the Crater.
There are some big celebrations coming up for "First Night" this year but one of the biggest has a big change -- no fireworks.
One of five Republican candidates for Virginia's open U.S. Senate seat is dropping out of the contest.
An effort is under way in the Central Shenandoah Valley to find ways to protect homes on the edge of woodlands from wildfires.
The state Department of Motor Vehicles and the Social Security Administration are teaming up to offer one-stop service in Richmond.
A woman whose son died after she left him in a hot car in Danville will spend 10 years in prison.
A published report says black students in the D.C. area are suspended and expelled two to five times as often as white students, and the trend can be seen in both the Maryland and Virginia suburbs and inner city Washington.
A Virginia winery is getting some national attention for one of its vintages.
Federal investigators say a passenger may have inadvertently manipulated the throttle of a light-sport aircraft that crashed in Amherst County in 2010.
A drawing by the state Board of Elections puts Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul first on the ballot for Virginia's March 6 primary.