Police arrested Ryan Williams for sleeping in a Roanoke, Virginia, park bathroom where an empty beer container was found in the trash. Bryan Manning was picked up in the same city for smelling like alcohol and later for being at a Walmart where alcohol was sold. Richard Deckerhoff and Richar…
BEDFORD — People at the National D-Day Memorial are not the only ones using the next three months to prepare for the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy.
As fans of “The Bachelor” who spotted Caelynn Miller–Keyes being filmed as she strolled downtown Fredericksburg with Colton Underwood last fall may have guessed, the Stafford County beauty queen has been picked as one of the final four bachelorettes on the popular ABC reality show.
A pillar and sign at Tuckahoe Plantation in Goochland County were vandalized Monday with paint and graffiti reading “We profit off slavery,” as activists in downtown Richmond called for the resignation of Virginia’s top three elected officials.
Sharon Bottoms Mattes, a central figure in a prolonged court battle in the 1990s who lost custody of her son to her mother after Virginia courts ruled that she was "an unfit parent" because she was involved in a same-sex relationship, died Jan. 21 at her home in Richlands, North Carolina. Sh…
Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, wrote in an opinion piece for The Washington Post that said: "I'm willing to testify in public. Justin Fairfax should, too."
Virginia lawmakers have approved legislation to allow the commonwealth's first speed-camera program, a significant shift for the state, which has been slow to embrace technology that has long been used by law enforcement in neighboring Washington, D.C., Maryland and elsewhere in the national.
Jason Kaiser, the son of Jason Kaiser Sr., and Larizza Kaiser, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Jason is a member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society. He established and is the current president of Future Conservative Leaders of America. He is a member of Boy…
Kevin Brown has come up with a way to combine exercise and environmentalism with excitement over Sunday’s groundbreaking ceremony for Fredericksburg Baseball’s stadium in Celebrate Virginia South.
Organizers of Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen survivor-activists who have come to Rome to protest the Catholic Church's response to date and demand an end to decades of cover-up by church leaders.
A New York activist supporting Virginia's ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment exposed her breast to lawmakers outside the Capitol on Monday while she and another activist mimicked the great seal of the commonwealth in a bit performance art.
Virginia Capitol Police said they made two arrests Monday after red dye was thrown into a fountain while protesters marched in downtown Richmond to demand the resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam.
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Over the years guests at Belle Grove Plantation, James Madison’s birthplace in King George County, have asked if anything is known about the slaves who once lived and worked there.
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science has developed an online forecasting tool to help people throughout the Chesapeake Bay region prepare for potential flooding.
When visitors come to see the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom exhibit at Leesylvania State Park, the same sorts of questions inevitably arise.
Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.
Secretary of Finance Aubrey Layne had a quick message for Virginia’s tax commissioner, soon after Gov. Ralph Northam signed long-awaited legislation to conform the state’s tax code to changes in federal law enacted almost 15 months ago.
On a recent Friday, workmen were installing a camera on the gas meter outside the office and greenhouse of Color Orchids in Culpeper County.
BEDFORD — A pickup truck slammed into Longwood Ave. Baptist Church Friday, nearly striking the church’s pastor and opening a gaping hole in the building's brick wall.
A Spotsylvania County man was arrested this week after he and two others were apprehended following a high-speed chase involving a stolen car, police said.
The alleged behavior that led to charges against the Colonial Forge High School track coach took place throughout the previous school year, according to court records.
Police have identified the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business and shot and wounded five police officers.
A man suspected in several burglaries late Thursday in North Stafford was apprehended shortly after a deputy caught him inside one of the businesses, police said.
Despite Friday's spring-like temperature, wintry weather could make for slippery roads in Fredericksburg, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula early Saturday, the Virginia Department of Transportation warns.
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Here's what's next.
A judge Thursday upheld the 25-year prison sentence a Fredericksburg jury recommended in December for a man who viciously beat his daughter’s mother last year at her residence.
A Stafford man who videotaped his sexual encounters with a teenage girl and received explicit images from her on his phone was convicted of multiple charges Wednesday in Stafford Circuit Court.
Two more people have come forward with allegations against a high school track coach in Stafford County who was arrested Wednesday on charges involving a minor.
BRISTOL, Va. — The discovery of the decomposing body of a 78-year-old woman believed to be Rosemary Outland — covered in dozens of blankets and surrounded by more than 60 air fresheners — led police to arrest her daughter in Bristol.
The White House confirms that President Donald Trump will sign a bill averting a potential partial government shutdown at the end of the week.
The Virginia General Assembly has elected Court of Appeals Judge Teresa Chafin to an opening on the Supreme Court of Virginia. The process included some controversy because Chafin's brother and former law partner, state Sen. Ben Chafin, R-Russell, lobbied his GOP colleagues on her behalf.
The Senate has approved William Barr to be attorney general. The veteran government official will lead the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Amelia County is turning to an Essex County schools administrator to lead the county school district with its finances in a "emergency" state.
The interim track coach at Colonial Forge High School was arrested Wednesday on charges that he solicited prostitution from a boy who attends the school.
Each Saturday morning at Stage Door Productions in downtown Fredericksburg, kids as young as 5 are learning expression, movement for actors, improvisation and how to deliver a stirring monologue.