More Virginia Articles

  • Funeral scheduled for Virginia tornado victim

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Services are scheduled in New Jersey this week for the third victim of a Virginia tornado. Greenville Memorial Home in Jersey City says on its website that a funeral Mass is set for Thursday morning for 13-year-old Lheandrew Lloyd Balatbat at Our Lady of Mercy Church in...

  • Coast Guard boat arrives at new homeport in Va.

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard is marking the official arrival of a new patrol boat at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia Beach. The Vigorous is the first of two medium endurance cutters from Cape May, New Jersey, to be relocated to Little Creek. The Coast...

  • Va. historic area offers rain checks to visitors

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Colonial Williamsburg is eliminating the worry of weather for visitors to the historic area. Officials say a new policy offers ticketholders a voucher to be used within the same calendar year if a steady rain falls for more than three hours during the day. Colonial...

  • DOD rocket launch from Wallops Island postponed

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — The launch of a Defense Department rocket from Wallops Island has been postponed due to inclement weather. The launch window for the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket was originally set to open on Tuesday. NASA says the rocket will now launch no earlier than Saturday...

  • Ex-attorney general on stand in ex-Va gov trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's onetime attorney general will be back on the witness stand when the public corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond. Jerry Kilgore began testifying Monday and was still being questioned by a...

  • Search turns to recovery for boy at Va. beach

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — The search for an 8-year-old boy who went missing off Cape Charles Beach has turned to a recovery effort. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission said the search turned to a recovery mission on Monday morning. Equipment was pulled from the water Monday night and were...

  • Virginia governor creates 'Children's Cabinet'

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is forming a new "Children's Cabinet" to focus on improving conditions of Virginia's youth. McAuliffe announced Monday at the William Byrd Community House in Richmond that the cabinet will help foster collaboration between various state and...

  • Va. store settles sex discrimination lawsuit

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The operator of a Richmond grocery store will pay $10,500 to settle a federal sex discrimination lawsuit. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the settlement Monday in a lawsuit filed against Food Rite Community Supermarket. The lawsuit says Food Rite...

  • Trial of former Va. governor, wife enters 3rd week

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is entering its third week. The McDonnells are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the former CEO of a nutritional supplements...

  • USS Abraham Lincoln mast installation completed

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Shipyard workers have finished installing the mast on the USS Abraham Lincoln. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is undergoing a refueling and complex overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding. Once the overhaul is complete, the ship's lifespan will last another 25...

  • USS Mahan to deploy to Arabian Sea

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The USS Mahan is leaving for Virginia on a five-month deployment to the Middle East. The Norfolk-based guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to leave on Monday. The Navy says that after the ships transits through the Mediterranean Sea, it will enter the Arabian Gulf and...

  • 2 sentenced on bank fraud charges

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Two men from Hampton Roads have been sentenced to prison for conspiracy to commit bank Fraud. Cameron Allen of Norfolk and Dymond Chappelle of Portsmouth were sentenced in federal court on Friday. Allen was sentenced to 46 months and Chappelle was sentenced to 20 months....

  • Democrats tap Dance in Virginia Senate primary

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in and around Richmond and Petersburg are nominating Del. Rosalyn Dance to replace former state Sen. Henry Marsh. Party members voted Saturday at several polling locations throughout the 16th Senate District. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports...

  • SBA disaster loans available in 3 Va. counties

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Small businesses in three Virginia counties that sustained losses because of rain and flooding in January have a month left to apply for federal disaster loans. The U.S. Small Business Administration is making economic injury disaster loans available in Grayson, Halifax and...

  • Officials work to lure more businesses to Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials say they've got their gloves off to compete with other states and countries to lure more businesses and jobs to the state. As Virginia seeks to diversify its economy to be less dependent on federal government-related jobs, officials are concentrating...



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