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UVA student wins a free trip to space

Patrick Carney beat out more than 1 million other contestants for the chance of a lifetime on board the XCOR Aerospace Lynx spacecraft.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 07:07am EST

Tags: Patrick Carney, Space

Study: Hospital beds found for most Va. psychiatric patients

In the wake of a state senator's stabbing and his son's suicide, a new study from the University of Virginia finds that most psychaitric patients who require hospitalization are able to find a bed within six hours. But in rare cases when no bed can be found quickly, the results can be devastating.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 05:35pm EST

Tags: mental health care, Creigh Deeds, Gus Deeds, University of Virginia,

Legislation in honor of Va. girl could change cancer research

The legacy of a 10-year-old Leesburg, Va., girl is living on after she lost her battle with childhood cancer in October.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 04:56am EST

Tags: Gabriella Miller, Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act

Dozens of blackbirds found dead in Prince William

Prince William County police say dozens of blackbirds were found dead along a Nokesville Road and authorities are investigating the cause.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 03:58pm EST

Tags: Nokesville, Va., blackbirds, USGS, Prince William County Police Department,

Donations needed at Virginia food pantry

On Dec. 14, the House of Mercy will hold its big toy distribution in partnership with Georgetown South Community Council.

Sunday - 12/08/2013, 08:00am EST

Tags: House of Mercy, food pantries, food pantry, donations,

Police offer driver safety tips ahead of wintry weather

With snow and later ice predicted to fall over the D.C. region Sunday, emergency responders urge drivers to remember some basic winter weather rules.

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:21am EST

Tags: winter driving, snow, ice, forecast, Maryland State Highway Administration, Max Smith, Redskins, Ravens,

Two students work to raise awareness about homeless college kids

In one of the richest counties in the country, it might be surprising that some local college students are homeless and go without food.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 05:57pm EST

Tags: George Mason University, homeless, college students,

Va. launches crime reporting app

Virginia has launched a mobile safety app that turns smart phones into crime-fighting devices.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 03:12pm EST

Tags: apps, crime, crime reporting, police, Virginia State Police, Potomac Mills,

Local winter homeless shelter called a haven for criminals

A winter shelter in Woodbridge, Va., is under fire for its lack of safety.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 01:17pm EST

Tags: homeless, homeless shelter

Candlelight Christmas tours at Mount Vernon delight for a decade

It's been more than ten years that Mount Vernon has been offering the popular candlelit tours of the mansion for the Christmas holiday.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 07:29am EST

Tags: Mount Vernon, Christmas

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