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  • AP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The person told the AP on Friday that Cuccinelli has...

  • Rockefeller, Zinni elected to Williamsburg panel

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller has been elected to the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The West Virginia Democrat's addition to the board was announced by the Virginia historic attraction Friday. The foundation also said retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen....

  • Charges filed in stabbing at Navy barracks

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has filed charges against one of its sailors for repeatedly stabbing another in a barracks near a naval hospital. The Navy said Friday that Petty Officer 3rd Class Wilbur Harwell is charged with attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a...

  • Navy IDs sailor who died in fall as RI man

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has identified a 21-year-old sailor who fell to his death from a sixth-floor balcony of a barracks at Naval Station Norfolk. Morgan Louis Hayman of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, was killed Tuesday after the Navy said he got into an altercation at Wall Manor, a barracks...

  • Virginia keeping drug used in botched executions

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One of the drugs used in three recent botched executions across the country will remain part of Virginia's lethal injection protocol, a spokesman for the prison system said Friday. Larry Traylor said the Department of Corrections is not considering eliminating midazolam...

  • Northbound I-81 in SW Virginia shut for repairs

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — A vehicle fire on Interstate 81 in southwest Virginia has forced the two northbound lanes to be closed for emergency asphalt repairs. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the fire occurred about 5 a.m. Friday near mile marker 167 in Botetourt County, heavily...

  • Stafford doctor facing federal drug charges

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have taken over the case of a Stafford County doctor who faces dozens of criminal charges related to overprescribing pain medication. Media outlets report 56-year-old Nibedita Mohanty was indicted in U.S. District Court in Alexandria on Thursday on...

  • Va. birthplace of Secretariat stages reunion

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A weekend thoroughbred horse show at the farm that produced Triple Crown great Secretariat will be an equine family reunion of sorts. Organizers of the Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show say 51 horses that are related to Secretariat or other Meadow Farm champions will be...

  • Grant extends life of U.Va. theology program

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A $2.1 million grant is headed to a long-term theological research program at the University of Virginia. Called "The Project of Lived Theology," the program explores the relation between Christian spiritual beliefs and social practices. The grant is from the...

  • The Clinton machine declares war on one woman (and no, it's not Monica Lewinsky this time)

    Allies of Bill and Hillary Clinton have declared war against Barbara Comstock, the Republican candidate for Virginia's 10th District and former Clinton opposition researcher.

  • US issues 186 mining citations in June

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Mine Safety and Health Administration says inspectors issued 186 citations at 13 U.S. mining operations in June. Eleven of those mines were coal operations, while the others were metal and nonmetal. MSHA cited as examples Thursday coal mines in Virginia and West...

  • Tanker overturns, spills gas on I-95 in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state police say a tanker truck has overturned and spilled gasoline on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield County. Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the southbound truck collided with another vehicle at 6:07 a.m. Thursday near the 57-mile marker. The truck then veered...

  • Va. to join higher ed distance learning agreement

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia higher education officials are working to make it easier for students to take online classes and for universities to offer them. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia voted this week to join a multi-state reciprocity agreement that deals with...

  • More honors for Appalachian legend Ralph Stanley

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Appalachian music master Ralph Stanley is being honored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The southwest Virginia legend will be honored by the academy in October in a class that also includes Al Pacino, writers John Irving and Annie Proulx and the man who...

  • Bodies of woman, child found in Norfolk home

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Norfolk are investigating the deaths of a woman and a young girl. Cpl. Melinda Wray says the bodies were found Wednesday at a home in Norfolk. Neighbors told media outlets the victims were a 5-year-old girl with special needs and her mother. The victims' names...



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