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Outsiders continue to play big role in Va. governor's race

Michael Bloomberg joins a growing group of national politicians trying to influence Virginia voters, who will choose a new governor this November.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 03:37pm EDT

Tags: virginia governor race, Terry McAuliffe, Ken Cuccinelli, Michael Bloomberg, campaign contributions, George Mason University, Hank Silverberg

Guns sales drop, confusion grows under new law

A crush of gun-buyers, anxious to beat the implementation of a tough new law, has given way to a pile of paperwork and lingering uncertainty about new requirements.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 08:25pm EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck

Va. couple charged after 4-year-old shoots self

A Fredericksburg woman and her boyfriend are facing charges after the woman's 4-year-old son shot himself through the hand.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 08:19pm EDT

Tags: Fredericksburg, Va., crime, shooting, police, child neglect,

Kokesh allowed to post bail

Veteran and activist Adam Kokesh will be allowed to post bail and leave jail ahead of his trial for drug and gun charges in Fairfax County.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: courts, crime, Adam Kokesh,

Va. Tech, Newtown cyclists ride to Capitol

Riding side by side, family members of the Virginia Tech shooting victims and a team of cyclists from Newtown, Conn., made their way to Capitol Hill Tuesday seeking changes to the nation's gun laws and solidarity.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 08:30pm EDT

Tags: newtown, conn., Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech massacre, U.S. Capitol, cycling

Two local women offer contrasting views on the gun debate

A woman deeply affected by gun violence is responding to a statement made by a mother in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 03:59pm EST

Tags: gun violence, gun debate, Congress, Nardyne Jefferies, Gayle Trotter

Gun used to kill NY cop made familiar trip with stops in Va.

The history of a gun used to kill a New York City cop included a sale in a Virginia pawn shop and was lost when a prior owner was evicted from his Virginia apartment. New York prosecutors say its journey north to the city is all too common.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 02:19pm EST

Tags: gun violence, illegal guns, crime, police, Colonial Heights, Va.

Biden: Va. Tech showed background checks needed

Vice President Joe Biden says the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting illustrates the importance of background checks for gun purchasers.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:06pm EST

Tags: Virginia Tech shooting, joe biden, Richmond, Va.

Poll: Majority of Virginians want to close the gun show loophole

A new survey of Virginia voters shows that three- fourths want to close the state's so-called "gun show loophole."

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:36am EST

Tags: Christopher Newport University, Quentin Kidd, poll, gun show loophole, Virginia General Assembly, Hank Silverberg

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