A Fredericksburg man who attacked a police officer with a box cutter last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge that carries a possible life sentence.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday rejected two Republican-backed immigration bills that would have banned “sanctuary city" policies and required local law enforcement agencies to notify federal immigration officials of undocumented immigrants in their custody.
Under his long-sleeved, button-up shirts, Antoine Carey is covered in tattoos from his neck to his hands.
Monique Berry, of Harlem, N.Y, was the first bus passenger to be released from an area hospital and arrive at a reunion center set up by officials in Prince George County.
A woman who used a Spotsylvania County detective's credit card to run up more than $9,000 worth of unauthorized charges was ordered Tuesday to serve three years in prison.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - A 16-year-old who was stabbed more than 100 times before his body was set on fire was being disciplined by fellow MS-13 gang members who then scrubbed down the crime scene in an attempt to cover up the killing, prosecutors said in court.
Two people are dead after a commercial bus carrying 57 people crashed in Prince George County on Tuesday morning.
A former nurse at a rehabilitation facility in Caroline County has been charged with multiple felony offenses for allegedly sexually assaulting a 71-year-old woman in September, court records show.
Spotsylvania supervisors on Tuesday will again address a proposal to build a 500-megawatt power plant in the western part of the county, a week after the board took testimony from the applicant.
A Stafford County woman who is already on the state sex offender registry for molesting a teenage girl more than a decade ago was arrested on new sexual assault charges Friday, jail records show.
A Northern Virginia high school student is suing the state's largest school system, arguing that he faced discrimination after a classmate accused him of sexual harassment.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday morning in a long-running racial gerrymandering lawsuit that could tilt partisan control of the Virginia House of Delegates by deciding whether this year's elections will or won't be held with a new electoral map.
GOP challenger Rich Breeden denied mentioning anything about the affair allegations from Sen. Bryce Reeves' 2017 race, something that he and Reeves are at odds about.
For seven years, Kyndra Purnell could find no clinic near her home on Maryland's Eastern Shore that would prescribe the hormones she desperately needed. She relied on the black market, buying estrogen injections from the few other transgender women she knew in the area.
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1,000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai, which many say is the worst in more than 20 years.
After years of legal maneuvering and roughly $4.5 million spent by Republican leaders in the House of Delegates, Virginia’s long-running lawsuit over racial gerrymandering is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court for what could be the final battle.
The Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider whether Lee Boyd Malvo, the teenage half of the Beltway snipers who terrorized the Washington region 16 years ago, may challenge his sentence of life in prison without parole.
A gunman killed three people and wounded five on a tram Monday morning in what authorities said may have been a terror attack, and a suspect was seized after a manhunt that convulsed the Dutch city of Utrecht.
National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the number of dead and injured would likely increase since affected areas had not been reached and rescuers were still searching for dozens of people reportedly still missing.
A 71-year-old Woodford woman was killed and her passenger was seriously injured in a crash Sunday in the Thornburg area of Spotsylvania County, police said.
New numbers from the National Park Service reinforce the need to redress the parks’ gigantic backlog of long-deferred, unmet maintenance needs.
Local transportation leaders are looking for a mulligan concerning a local project selected in the third round of the state’s Smart Scale program, which scores and ranks projects that vie for state money.
I needed a little break from our so-soggy winter a couple of Fridays ago, which lead to one wacky trip to the West. It was definitely different, yet it turned out to be fun.
Ole Agerhom, head chef at The Crossings at Fall Run, a local independent and assisted living facility, was surprised when he arrived for work on March 7 as he was greeted by cheers, patriotic music and a sea of red, white and blue balloons and banners. The 54-year-old Denmark native received…
At least three local elected officials are working with the state on an additional glitch with Medicaid that has left providers unpaid for weeks—or months—at a time.
130th class, graduating Wednesday, is first in history in which applicants were hired to fill particular vacancies within the field divisions, and knew their post prior to Academy.
I searched for an Irish proverb that summed up the experience I'm writing about on this lovely St. Patrick's Day, and here's the closest one I found.
I was ready to state my unwavering support today for keeping daylight saving time all year long, thinking it sounded like a good idea.
Like prizefighters in a battle royale of spelling Saturday, young competitors from across the Fredericksburg region squared off for two hours and 16 rounds.
Fredericksburg native Gaye Adegbalola said that walking past the city's controversial slave auction block used to "fuel my fire. It stoked my energy."
The sign on the door tells visitors they’re at the home of a medically fragile child and would they please wash their hands, remove their shoes and use sanitizer upon entering—or not enter at all if they’re sick or have been around someone who is.
The King George County Board of Supervisors is limiting its agenda to two items on Tuesday, but they’re biggies in terms of topics and total costs.
The trial of a man accused of killing 19-year-old Megan Metzger has been delayed so that doctors can try to determine whether he was sane at the time of the offense, court records show.
A man who broke into a Spotsylvania County home last year and held the residents at gunpoint while someone else rummaged through their property pleaded guilty to multiple charges Thursday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court.
After months of intense discussion about Stafford County’s plans to redistrict the county’s 17 elementary schools, public hearings on the final two options held this week felt muted.
A Spotsylvania County man who broke into a couple’s home, robbed them and broke the woman’s jaw with a gun he was threatening them with was ordered Thursday to serve 10 years in prison.
Five people have been charged with first-degree murder and other offenses in connection with the slaying of a 16-year-old Falls Church boy whose body was dumped in Stafford County last weekend, authorities said Friday.
President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.
The body of a young Stafford County man who had been missing since the latter part of January was found in the Rappahannock River late Thursday, authorities said.