Posted: 05/22/2010 - U.S. Department of Education announced that Virginia will receive $17.5 million in federal funds to improve the system it uses to track student data. The commonwealth was one of 20 states chosen.
Posted: 05/22/2010 - The Virginia Department of Veterans Services has announced details of two Memorial Day ceremonies in the state in Amelia and Suffolk.
Posted: 05/22/2010 - State police have identified the pilot of a homebuilt aircraft who died in a crash in southeastern Virginia as 80-year-old Herbert Rutter of Hollidaysburg, Pa.
Posted: 05/22/2010 - Roanoke College is offering a reward to anyone who can help find three paintings that were stolen from a school building.
Posted: 05/21/2010 - Newport News police have identified remains found in a recycling container in Manassas as those of a homeless man.
Posted: 05/21/2010 - A former store security guard faces a misdemeanor weapons charge stemming from a shooting incident outside a Roanoke mall.
Posted: 05/21/2010 - A Poquoson company is facing $185,500 in proposed civil penalties stemming from a wood chipper accident that killed a 14-year-old worker.
Posted: 05/21/2010 - A Virginia couple facing state charges in West Virginia of killing three family members have been charged in federal court with one of the deaths.
Posted: 05/21/2010 - Law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be honored by the Virginia State Police at the agency's annual memorial service.
Posted: 05/21/2010 - Nonviolent felons who've done their time face shorter waits for a governor's decision on restoring their civil rights in Virginia.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - A condemned Virginia inmate is awaiting word from the U.S. Supreme Court as to whether his execution will go forward.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - Five teenagers at Franklin County High School have been charged with felony counts of using cell phones to possess and transmit pornography involving minors.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - A man accused of trying to rob a Mr. Fuel in Caroline County and shooting a Good Samaritan who foiled the attempt has been arrested in Richmond, police say. The customer who was shot did not suffer life-threatening injuries.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - Prince William County Police say the body of a man was found at the Canusa Hershman Recycling Center near Manassas on Wednesday. Police are investigating the case as a suspicious death.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - Public input is being sought on Virginia's proposed program for transportation improvements over the next six years.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - The father of a slain 4-year-old boy reflected on the good times, and the good in people, at his son's funeral Wednesday in southwest Virginia.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - A man who worked two weeks this spring as a substitute school bus driver in Spotsylvania County faces charges of trying to abduct a 9-year-old boy.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - The federal prosecutor for western Virginia has announced a new task force to crack down on health care fraud.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - Metro officials say two train operators have been suspended after a man was found dead on a rail car.
Posted: 05/20/2010 - The Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind is preparing to begin construction of a new consolidated middle and high school.
Posted: 05/19/2010 - A new Muvico movie theater in Fredericksburg is removing a Confederate flag from a mural on a wall of an outside seating area after it received complaints.
Posted: 05/19/2010 - A Bedford County man who admitted burning a cross in an interracial couple's yard will spend nine months in jail.
Posted: 05/19/2010 - The State Corporation Commission has approved a settlement that requires banking and investment firm JPMorgan Chase and Co. to pay $209,000.
Posted: 05/19/2010 - Most of Virginia's coastal waters the government wants to use for oil and gas exploration would interfere significantly with military operations, the Defense Department said in yet another major road block for offshore drilling.