Posted: 03/26/2014 - The Navy says a sailor slain in a shootout this week at Naval Station Norfolk was killed when he jumped between a colleague and a civilian gunman. Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark Mayo was shot and killed during the gunfight Monday night.
Updated: 03/26/2014 - Virginia e-book consumers will begin receiving approximately $4.3 million in restitution stemming from the partial settlement of a lawsuit. The suit alleged that Apple Inc. and five of the six largest e-book publishers in the country conspired to fix the price of e-books.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - Lawyers for former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are asking a federal judge to order separate trials in their public corruption case.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - Less than three months into office, Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's approval rating is at 44 percent, though a new poll shows 57 percent of Virginia voters say they are optimistic about the new governor's term.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan wants a more diverse student body, so she's writing to 80 high school principals in low-income areas of the state.
Posted: 03/26/2014 - Wintergreen Resort's ski slopes are staying open a few weeks into spring.
Posted: 03/25/2014 - A civilian suspect approached a destroyer docked at the Naval Station Norfolk late Monday, disarmed a petty officer on watch and fatally shot a sailor, according to the Navy. Security forces then killed the suspect.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - Dave Brockie, frontman for the heavy metal band GWAR, has been found dead in his Richmond, Va., home at age 50.
Updated: 03/24/2014 - The University of Virginia plans to hold a memorial service this week for Dr. Richard Edlich, who founded the school's Burn and Wound Healing Center.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - The state's Route 29 advisory panel is meeting in Charlottesville this week.
Posted: 03/23/2014 - Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind superintendent Nancy Armstrong plans to retire this summer. Armstrong's retirement will be effective Aug. 1. She has served as the Staunton-based school's superintendent for 14 years.
Posted: 03/23/2014 - The Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative is seeking state approval to increase its base rates for the first time in more than a decade.
Posted: 03/23/2014 - The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a Sterling man that allegedly happened after he had a fight with his roommate.
Updated: 03/23/2014 - Police say a man is in custody following a bus crash on Interstate 95 that left one person dead.
Posted: 03/22/2014 - A former state Democratic Party chairman is leading a petition drive for a voter referendum related to a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Richmond.
Posted: 03/22/2014 - Opaquely funded nonprofits are helping shape the message on both sides of Virginia's Medicaid expansion debate.
Posted: 03/22/2014 - Norfolk State University's governing board has approved a tuition increase to help make up for declining enrollment.
Posted: 03/22/2014 - Virginia State Police say two Rhoadesville women died after their car rear-ended a truck hauling a 24-foot trailer on U.S. 29 near Culpeper.
Posted: 03/22/2014 - When a massive coal ash spill was swept down the Dan River through Danville, the toxic stew smudged this proud mill city's vision for its future.
Posted: 03/22/2014 - Police say they were called to a shopping mall near Dulles International Airport for a report of a possible shooting, but there was no shooting and no gunman was found.
Posted: 03/22/2014 - An Abingdon man has won a $3.4 million prize in the Virginia Lottery.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - Jimmy D. Guinn, 67, is being held at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail on 1 felony count of child abuse and 1 felony count of child abduction.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is offering a new service to let customers find out when they'll get their DMV products in the mail.