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On Monday, Charlottesville officials told the City Council it has a nearly $6 million surplus from the fiscal year that ended June 30. It is the seventh annual budget surplus in a row, and also the largest in that time.
Cody Gardner, one of the greatest high school wrestlers from the Roanoke area, was remembered Tuesday as someone who was as soft-spoken off the mat as he was ferocious on it.
Rape and sodomy charges against former WDBJ (Channel 7) reporter Orlando Salinas were dropped Wednesday in Montgomery County Circuit Court, with the prosecutor saying that the alleged victim's frail health – and medication that affected her memory – had demolished the case.
Terry McAuliffe, while running for governor, dedicated himself to invigorating the state's biotechnology sector.
Democratic Del. Jennifer L. McClellan won’t face Republican opposition as she seeks to move up to the Virginia Senate, but at least one other candidate has filed paperwork to get on the ballot for the open seat.
The reluctant Board of Corrections would be charged with additional scrutiny of jail deaths as one of about a dozen proposals advanced Tuesday by the Joint Subcommittee Studying Mental Health Services in the 21st Century.
The South Boston Police Department appears to have settled a wrongful-death suit filed by the sister of a Richmond man who died after three of the town’s officers shot him with Tasers.
A Richmond deputy has been fired after being charged with shoplifting a bottle of women's perfume at a Target store in Henrico County, Sheriff C.T. Woody announced Tuesday.
A Richmond man faces charges of sexual assault after a Charlottesville woman woke up to find the man assaulting her, police said.
More than 5,000 Virginia students formerly enrolled in schools operated by Corinthian Colleges Inc. may be eligible for loan forgiveness, according to Attorney General Mark R. Herring.
A native of Guatemala who was deported four times but continued to illegally re-enter the U.S. over the course of eight years has been sentenced by a federal judge in Alexandria to serve 14 months in prison for his most recent incursion.
RADFORD, Va. - Radford University placed four fraternities on interim suspension Monday after investigating claims a juvenile goat had been abused.
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) - Officials say a Virginia Railway Express train struck an SUV at a crossing, but no one was hurt.
A new state-financed economic development initiative is moving forward to create regional councils to identify and cultivate clusters of like-minded businesses that can drive economic growth in nine regions of Virginia.
Rolling Stone magazine urged a federal judge on Monday to overturn the verdict of a jury, which found that the publication and a reporter defamed a University of Virginia administrator with their botched story about a gang rape on campus.
Measures aimed at curbing organized interstate cigarette trafficking, including the issuance of a certificate to cigarette retailers, were endorsed unanimously Monday by the Virginia State Crime Commission.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Emotions were high inside Charlottesville City Council chambers on Monday evening as an overwhelming number of residents came to support a city councilor who is facing intense scrutiny for a number of racist, sexist and homophobic comments attributed to him on Twitter that were revealed last month by a local blogger.
Members of the Freedom of Information Advisory Council wrapped up three years of work on Monday, but critics say they have little to show for it.
Longwood University has extended the contract of President W. Taylor Reveley IV for an additional five years.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — A trial date was set Monday for a University of Virginia film history professor accused of possessing child pornography.