Posted: 12/07/2013 - The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded $2.3 million for 10 projects in southwestern Virginia. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the grants Friday.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - Federal prosecutors say a former AAU basketball coach has pleaded guilty to defrauding a former University of Virginia basketball player.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - Virginia residents can now use a mobile phone app to report suspicious or criminal activity to state police.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - In their first statement since his death, Nelson Mandela's family says they've "lost a great man, a son of the soil."
Posted: 12/07/2013 - Many world leaders have said they wouldn't miss Nelson Mandela's funeral for anything, but Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok isn't among them.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - A tired but smiling 85-year-old veteran of the Korean War who was detained for several weeks in North Korea landed a free man Saturday at the San Francisco airport.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - About a dozen people have gathered to lay wreaths and flowers on the platform of the Long Island Rail Road to remember a deadly shooting on the commuter rail 20 years ago.
Updated: 12/07/2013 - About 2,500 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for at least 28 counties in southwestern, central and Southside Virginia from early Sunday through Monday morning.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - Virginia Tech's new president is an engineer, an expert in nanotechnology and holder of 16 patents in optoelectronics.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - A late fall cold snap that has gripped much of the country and forced people to deal with frigid temperatures, power outages by the thousands and treacherous roads has Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic in its icy sights next.
Posted: 12/06/2013 - Governor McDonnell is urging Virginians to prepare for a possible major ice storm. VDOT crews will pre-treat I-64, I-66, Rt-29 and Rt-250 on Saturday.