Updated: 06/04/2013 - A rocket set to be launched from Virginia's Wallops Island Flight Facility will study how the first galaxy was formed.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - Virginia Beach and the state are working together to give boaters more access to the Lynnhaven River. Construction of a floating dock and fixed pier is underway at First Landing State Park.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - A post office in Petersburg received a citation from the city after grass on the property grew to more than a foot high.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - A soldier from Virginia has died in Afghanistan from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device.
Posted: 06/02/2013 - St. Paul's College has informed an accreditation association the historically black college is closing.
Posted: 06/02/2013 - A rate adjustment by Columbia Gas of Virginia will increase the typical monthly customer's bill 5.5 percent.
Posted: 06/02/2013 - A veterans hospital in Richmond has joined a national research initiative to develop a genetic database with DNA samples from 1 million veterans.
Posted: 06/02/2013 - An Appalachian Power spokesman says a squirrel is responsible for a power outage at Roanoke Regional Airport.
Posted: 06/01/2013 - Two passengers in a taxi cab have been killed in northern Virginia after the vehicle was struck head-on by another car.
Posted: 06/01/2013 - A Prince George County woman is being held without bond after the deaths of her two children.
Posted: 06/01/2013 - The 149th anniversary of the Battle of Cold Harbor is being marked with Union and Confederate re-enactors, firing demonstrations and talks on the battle.
Posted: 06/01/2013 - Spring rains have created a plentiful hay crop in Bedford County, one of the top five localities in Virginia for hay production.
Posted: 05/31/2013 - Virginia State Police say two people were taken to a hospital after a two-seat plane crashed into the living room of a third-story apartment outside Washington.
Posted: 05/28/2013 - A former Pennington Gap police chief convicted on drug and burglary charges will spend nine years in prison.
Posted: 05/28/2013 - A woman faces drunken driving charges after her car crashed into a house and killed an elderly man in Newport News.
Posted: 05/28/2013 - Virginia Commonwealth University is considering dropping its general health and physical education program.
Posted: 05/27/2013 - A historic mansion in Culpeper built for Confederate Gen. A.P. Hill's brother is up for sale. The Italianate style Hill Mansion is listed for $895,000.
Posted: 05/26/2013 - Hampton officials have canceled the city's spring carnival following a nearby shooting that killed one teenager and injured four others.
Posted: 05/26/2013 - Damascus Mayor Jack McCrady says he expects the insurer of a man whose car hit dozens of hikers during a parade to cover the victims' medical costs.
Posted: 05/25/2013 - Police in Buena Vista say a man has been charged in the fatal stabbing of his mother-in-law and the wounding of his wife.
Updated: 05/25/2013 - Starting this weekend, Richmond National Battlefield Park will explore a different aspect of the Civil War from a central Virginia perspective.
Posted: 05/25/2013 - The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is offering a workshop aimed at beginning beekeepers.
Posted: 05/25/2013 - The Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge is celebrating its newest addition.