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Virginia lawmakers returning to Richmond in January are expected to consider relaxing the stiff legal challenges faced by wrongly convicted inmates seeking exoneration.
An $8 million expansion of WhiteWave Foods Co.'s plant in Mount Crawford is expected to create 32 jobs.
An electric car firm headed by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe never provided Virginia officials enough details to obtain economic development incentives, according to an Associated Press review of state records.
Virginia ranks ninth among the nation in the total number of people who volunteer to serve with the Peace Corps.
Virginia emergency and health officials say the state's death toll from Superstorm Sandy has risen to three.
The last player to hit a home run for the New York Giants before they moved has died.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market. But Labor Department officials cautioned that the figures were distorted by Superstorm Sandy.
Virginia has been getting a lot of attention from President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney this election season. The commonwealth is seen as one of the big tossup states, along with Florida and Ohio.
Virginia regulators will soon license public adjusters to help deal with insurance companies.
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