Adam Oakes, 19, of Sterling, died at an off-campus fraternity house at Virginia Commonwealth University on Saturday after what his family has described as a rush event where the teen reportedly drank a large quantity of alcohol.
State lawmakers gave final approval Monday to a bill that will end capital punishment in Virginia, a dramatic turnaround for a state that has executed more people in its history than any other.
It has been nearly one year now since the coronavirus pandemic locked down nursing homes. Residents are often stuck inside their rooms and their loved ones aren’t allowed to visit. That’s why one Fairfax County woman is using handmade cards to spread love and joy to seniors.
A Virginia woman from Gloucester died within hours of receiving the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, according to her family.
Virginia moved another step closer to ending capital punishment on Friday when the state House joined the Senate in voting to abolish the death penalty.
Amazon is revealing its designs for its upcoming "HQ2" facility in Arlington on Tuesday.
A 31-year-old Virginia man says he was lost and asking for directions when he was arrested for showing up at a D.C. inauguration security checkpoint on Friday evening with a gun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
Wesley Allen Beeler of Front Royal now faces gun charges in the District of Columbia.
The U.S. government has executed a drug trafficker for a series of slayings in Virginia in 1992, despite his recent COVID-19 infection. Corey Johnson received a lethal injection Thursday at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana.
A man who was photographed wearing a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt during the U.S. Capitol riot last week was arrested Wednesday in Virginia, authorities said.
UPS driver Anthony Gaskins was moved to tears after members of a community banded together to thank him for his record number of daily deliveries during the coronavirus crisis.
A Robert E. Lee statue that stood for more than 100 years in the U.S. Capitol has been removed, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Monday.
Police say a Virginia man has been accused of killing his mother and the family dog, who were both found dead on Thanksgiving Day.
The annual event honors the memory of fallen soldiers and is scheduled for December 19
Officials announced Monday that the Wreaths Across America event at Arlington National Cemetery and the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home Cemetery next month will be canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Two men armed with loaded handguns were arrested Thursday near the Philadelphia convention center where an ongoing vote count could decide the presidential election, police said.
A foot-long invasive species slithered by a suburban Virginia resident last week, leaving pest-control experts scratching their heads before they found help identifying it.
U.S. Marshals found 27 missing children following a rescue operation in Virginia, according to the Justice Department (DOJ) on Friday.
Fire officials have completed another search of the site of a weekend explosion and fire in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and determined there are no additional victims.
Officials say an investigation is underway into the cause of an explosion and large fire at a shopping center in Harrisonburg, Virginia, that injured several people.