Colonial Downs to close thoroughbred track Nov. 1

he owner of Colonial Downs has surrendered his license to operate Virginia's only thoroughbred race track and says he'll close the turf oval on Nov. 1.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 03:17pm EDT

Police looking for teen's rape suspect in Woodbridge

Police in Prince William County are looking for help identifying a suspect in the rape of a 17-year-old girl.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Man charged with shooting Norfolk State student

Man charged with robbing and shooting Norfolk State student near campus

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Colonial Downs shutting down Nov. 1

Colonial Downs shutting down Nov. 1, unable to reach agreement with its horsemen's association

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 01:30pm EDT

McAuliffe announces layoffs, increased booze costs

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces plans to lay off 565 state employees, raise cost of spirits

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Vie de France Bakery closing in Plaza America

The French bakery in Plaza America will serve its final croissant this weekend.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:45am EDT

Ex-school bus driver charged with touching student

Former Fairfax Co. school bus driver accused of inappropriately touching special needs student

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:14am EDT

W.Va., Va. streams focus of monitoring effort

Conservation groups teaming up to train stream monitors in Virginia, West Virginia

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:57am EDT

Tickets available for Va. 7th District debate

Tickets available Wednesday for Oct. 28 debate in Virginia's 7th Congressional District

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:57am EDT

28 to be tested for TB at Bedford school

28 to be tested for TB after person affiliated with Bedford school tests positive for disease

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:30am EDT

Authorities identify body found in Roanoke River

Authorities identify body found in Roanoke River near Blue Ridge Parkway overlook

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:10am EDT

Virginia pumpkin growers reporting abundant crop

Agriculture officials say Virginia pumpkin growers reporting abundant crop this year

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:06am EDT

Train hits and kills woman in Dinwiddie

Train hits and kills woman in Dinwiddie County

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:49am EDT

Funds to help Va. health care coverage signups

Virginia getting $9.3M in federal funding to help residents sign up for health insurance

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:10am EDT

Va.'s Nobel prize winner calls himself a 'tool maker'

Eric Betzig is the D.C. area's newest Nobel prize winner.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 05:28am EDT

Commuting in Northern Va. about to get easier with newly funded projects

Relief is coming to commuters in Northern Virginia after the announcement that millions of dollars in transportation projects are funded.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 05:04am EDT

Student loans eat biggest chunk out of paychecks in D.C.

Where students with debt live matters. Statistics suggest they're better off in Virginia than in Maryland or D.C., according to

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 04:40am EDT

Prosecutors oppose new trial for McDonnells

Prosecutors oppose new trial for former Va. governor and his wife on corruption charges

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 07:41pm EDT

Bechtel moving some Frederick, Md., jobs to Va.

Bechtel to move substantial number of jobs from Frederick, Md., to Reston, Va.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Hokies look to keep road success going at Pitt

Unbeaten on the road, Virginia Tech looks to finally find a winning formula at Pittsburgh

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:40pm EDT
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