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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, Virginia, 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, Virginia, 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, Virginia

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: Virginia, 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, Virginia, Billboard, atheist

Va. lawmakers considering a look at innocence law

Virginia lawmakers returning to Richmond in January are expected to consider relaxing the stiff legal challenges faced by wrongly convicted inmates seeking exoneration.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 06:13am EST

Tags: Johnathan Montgomery, Virginia, exoneration, Richmond, Ken Cuccinelli

WhiteWave Foods plans $8M expansion of Va. plant

An $8 million expansion of WhiteWave Foods Co.'s plant in Mount Crawford is expected to create 32 jobs.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 09:03am EST

Tags: whitewave food, Harrisonburg, Virginia

McAuliffe firm never applied for Va. incentives

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.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 06:03pm EST

Tags: e-car, Virginia

Peace Corps: Virginia among top volunteer states

Virginia ranks ninth among the nation in the total number of people who volunteer to serve with the Peace Corps.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 04:29pm EST

Tags: Peace Corps, volunteerism, volunteers, Virginia

Va's Sandy death toll rises to 3

Virginia emergency and health officials say the state's death toll from Superstorm Sandy has risen to three.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 04:12pm EST

Tags: superstorm Sandy, storm deaths, Virginia

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