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Appalachian Biofuels to establish facility in Va.

Appalachian Biofuels to establish headquarters, production facility in Russell County

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Police officer charged with assault

Police officer seen in video punching a man before arrest charged with assault

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Martinsville had highest jobless rate in September

Martinsville had highest unemployment rate in Virginia in September

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Fairfax Co. Supervisors OK bicycle master plan

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday in favor of the county's first Bicycle Master Plan.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:05pm EDT

Friends remember Ben Bradlee as lion of journalism

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee remembered as lion of journalism in funeral service

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:52pm EDT

Dry, cool air to greet trick-or-treaters this Halloween

Your ghosts and goblins should be able to squeeze in their trick-or-treating before the rain comes Friday evening. But big changes are ahead this weekend. ABC7 Lauryn Ricketts has your full holiday weekend forecast.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:49pm EDT

Students watch as experiments turn to dust in rocket explosion

A group of local college students watched the Antares rocket launch near Wallops Island Tuesday evening. They were hoping to send an experiment to the International Space Station.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Ray Rice's wife, critics respond to offensive Halloween costume

Most would never consider dressing up for Halloween as a victim of domestic violence but an emerging costume trend this holiday is drawing national attention for its bad taste.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 02:54pm EDT

100-year-old time capsule to be moved to museum

100-year-old time capsule discovered while restoring Washington Monument to be moved to museum

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Virginia University of Lynchburg off probation

Accrediting body removes Virginia University of Lynchburg from probation

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 01:56pm EDT

Attorneys: GPS clears man of 2009 Md. Shooting

Attorneys: Man convicted in 2009 Md. shooting couldn't have fired shots, GPS put him at home

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 01:53pm EDT

High Heel Race hits the D.C. streets

The annual 17th Street High Heel race features mostly men dressed in fantastic drag costumes who parade up and down part of 17th Street in Northwest before racing each other in heels that are required to be at least two inches high.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:57pm EDT

Feds asked to start review of W.Va.-Va. pipeline

Company asks federal regulators to begin informal review of proposed W.Va.-Va. gas pipeline

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Bethesda, Baltimore rate high for veteran job prospects

Baltimore and Bethesda provide good career prospects for military veterans looking to transition to a private sector or public agency job, according to a report from insurance company USAA.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:38pm EDT

Baltimore woman's death after fire ruled homicide

Baltimore woman's death following house fire ruled a homicide

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Appeals court in Va. reviewing NC abortion law

Appeals court hears arguments on NC law requiring abortion providers to describe ultrasound

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:10pm EDT

iPhone 6 Plus owners complain of mysterious crashes, reboots

Some users of the new iPhone 6 Plus are reporting a persistent and mysterious problem -- their new mobile device, in some cases, continually crashes and reboots itself.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Uber delivering kittens for National Cat Day

Cat fans, rejoice! Wednesday is National Cat Day, and Uber is offering kitten deliveries in exchange for a donation.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 12:07pm EDT

Counselor charged in sex assault of disabled men

Baltimore counselor charged in sex assault of developmentally disabled men

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 11:50am EDT

Hagerstown toughens teen curfew

The western Maryland city of Hagerstown is enacting a tougher juvenile curfew that makes parents subject to fines.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 11:49am EDT
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