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Va. city plans to sell US Slavery Museum land

Fredericksburg's officials are moving forward with efforts to sell the U.S. National Slavery Museum's land because it still has not paid its city property taxes.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 01:24pm EST

Tags: U.S. National Slavery Museum,

Police release photos of ATM bombing suspect

Police have released photos from a surveillance video showing a suspect who placed an improvised explosive device at the drive-through ATM at Virginia Credit Union.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 04:59pm EST


Union general's sword returns to Fredericksburg

A Civil War general's prized sword has returned to Fredericksburg.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 10:48am EST

Tags: Union Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside

Long lines, scattered glitches in Md., Va., D.C. on Election Day

As people rushed to cast ballots before the end of the day, officials in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia report no major issues at polling stations.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 10:06am EST

Tags: elections,

Suspect in Va. home bombings captured in Montana

A man wanted on charges of detonating pipe bombs in Virginia led police on a chase across the Montana plains Thursday during which he threw about a half-dozen bombs at his pursuers before he was captured, authorities said.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 05:55pm EDT

Tags: homemade bombs

Pipe bomb suspect's blog forecasts alleged attacks

Blog postings by the suspect in three recent pipe bombing attacks in Stafford County and Fredericksburg depict a man disgusted by the legal system and willing to "commit some crimes" and "have some fun."

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: Laurence Stewart, pipe bomb,

Sentencing for 2 firms, exec in Va. cigarette case

Two Miami companies have been ordered to forfeit millions of dollars and their president has been sentenced to five years in prison for their roles in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 03:47pm EDT

Tags: Charlottesville, cigarette smuggling

Noise dispute leads to charge against Va. officer

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 10:36am EDT

Tags: Colonial Beach,

First lady stresses Va.'s importance in election

First lady Michelle Obama sought to energize her husband's Virginia supporters Thursday by emphasizing the state's importance in the presidential election.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 05:07pm EDT

Tags: Michelle Obama, Charlottesville,

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