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Pregnant Md. Woman was Tased During Attack

Posted: 06/08/2010 - Police say a pregnant woman attacked in her Maryland home was reportedly shocked multiple times with a stun gun by a female attacker wearing a surgical cap and cloth gloves.

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Va. Responds to Motion to Dismiss Health Care Suit

Posted: 06/08/2010 - Virginia on Monday disputed the Obama administration's claim that the state lacks standing to challenge the new federal health care reform law, saying federal officials are wrong in contending that the law is within the scope of the Constitution's Commerce Clause.

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2 Va. Teachers Honored by Obama with $10K Awards

Posted: 06/08/2010 - Two Virginia teachers are receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The White House announced the awards Monday.

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No Remains Found During Va. Parkway Search

Posted: 06/08/2010 - Family members of presumed victims of a serial killer on the Colonial Parkway say they plan to conduct more searches of the roadway for remains after a weekend search was unsuccessful.

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Va. Couple Sentenced for Student Loan Scam

Posted: 06/08/2010 - A Virginia couple has been sentenced for a student loan scam that defrauded lending institutions in Colorado, Massachusetts, Florida and New York.

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Navy Hunts for for Missing Underwater Vehicles in Va.

Posted: 06/08/2010 - The Navy is searching Virginia waters for four missing underwater vehicles. The unmanned vehicles were being used for explosive ordnance disposal training Sunday at the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Va. Man Guilty of Child Enticement

Posted: 06/08/2010 - Authorities say a Virginia man traveled to Massachusetts to help a 12-year-old girl he met on the Internet run away so he could have sex with her has been found guilty.

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Plane Crashes at Reagan National Airport; Runway Reopens

Updated: 06/08/2010 - The main runway at Reagan National Airport has reopened after an accident involving a vintage aircraft shortly after 10am Tuesday. FAA records show the 1943 Boeing is registered to Michael Truschel of Nokesville, Virginia.

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Va. to Add 3 Overseas Trade Offices

Posted: 06/07/2010 - Officials from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership are planning to set up outposts in China, England and India to lure international business to Virginia.

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Va. DMV to Expand Commercial Driver Offense Alerts

Posted: 06/07/2010 - Virginia is expanding a voluntary program that notifies employers of traffic offenses that could disqualify their drivers from holding a commercial license. The program will begin later this year.

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Va. State Police Probe Fatal Shooting by Deputy

Posted: 06/07/2010 - State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of man in Blacksburg who allegedly threatened two Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies with a knife. The sheriff's office said he came at the deputies with the knife. Neither deputy was injured.

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Alexandria Man Injured by Hit-and-Run Boater

Posted: 06/07/2010 - Maryland Natural Resources Police say they are looking for a hit-and-run boater involved in an accident that injured an Alexandria, Va., man.

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Fairfax County Police Writing Fewer Tickets

Posted: 06/07/2010 - A new computer system being used by Fairfax County police is being blamed for a drop of nearly 30 percent in the number of tickets officers have been writing.

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2-year-old Va. Boy Drowns in City Park Lake

Posted: 06/07/2010 - A 2-year-old boy has drowned in a city park in Chesapeake. Officials said Christopher Anderson of Chesapeake wandered away from his family at Lakeside Park on Sunday. Firefighters found the boy in the water, pulled him out and began CPR.

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Collision Causes Richmond Building Collapse

Posted: 06/07/2010 - The side of a building in downtown Richmond collapsed after it was struck by a sport utility vehicle involved in a collision. Authorities say the SUV hit the building at Adams and Marshall streets after striking a Virginia Commonwealth University police car Saturday afternoon.

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Killer of Fairfax Cab Driver Gets 15 Years

Posted: 06/07/2010 - A man convicted of killing a taxi driver in 2008 when he couldn't pay his $130 fare in Tysons Corner has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Va. Man Says He's on Verge of Sasquatch Discovery

Updated: 06/07/2010 - A Spotsylvania County man says that he's on the verge of finding Bigfoot. He has set up five motion-sensor cameras that will snap photos if the fabled creature wanders by.

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Md. Man Faces Sentence for Tossing Dog Off Bridge

Posted: 06/07/2010 - A Brunswick man who threw a stranger's teacup Chihuahua off a bridge, apparently to its death, faces sentencing in Frederick on Monday. David Beers pleaded guilty in March to felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor theft.

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Sentence of Only Va. Woman on Death Row Affirmed

Posted: 06/07/2010 - A federal appeals court upheld the death sentence of the only woman on Virginia's death row Friday, increasing the likelihood that the state will execute a female for the first time in nearly 100 years. Teresa Lewis was sentenced to death for plotting to have her husband and stepson killed so she could collect a life insurance policy

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