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  • Is your boat safe? Boating safety checks can save lives, money

    WASHINGTON — No boater goes out on the water expecting a disaster, but they happen. A stem-to-stern equipment check may save lives and money. Boaters can be ticketed and fined up to $250 in Virginia and up to…

  • South Atlantic League

    Northern Division W L Pct. GB Hickory (Rangers) 5 2 .714 — West Virginia (Pirates) 5 3 .625 ½ Delmarva (Orioles) 5 4 .556 1 Lakewood (Phillies) 5 4 .556 1 Greensboro (Marlins) 4 5…

  • South Atlantic League

    Northern Division W L Pct. GB Hickory (Rangers) 5 2 .714 — West Virginia (Pirates) 5 3 .625 ½ Delmarva (Orioles) 5 4 .556 1 Lakewood (Phillies) 5 4 .556 1 Greensboro (Marlins) 4 5…

  • South Atlantic League

    Northern Division W L Pct. GB Hickory (Rangers) 5 2 .714 — Delmarva (Orioles) 5 3 .625 ½ West Virginia (Pirates) 5 3 .625 ½ Lakewood (Phillies) 5 4 .556 1 Greensboro (Marlins) 3 5…

  • South Atlantic League

    Northern Division W L Pct. GB Hickory (Rangers) 5 2 .714 — West Virginia (Pirates) 5 2 .714 — Delmarva (Orioles) 5 3 .625 ½ Lakewood (Phillies) 5 4 .556 1 Greensboro (Marlins) 3 5…

  • South Atlantic League

    Northern Division W L Pct. GB Hickory (Rangers) 5 2 .714 — West Virginia (Pirates) 5 2 .714 — Delmarva (Orioles) 5 3 .625 ½ Lakewood (Phillies) 4 4 .500 1½ Hagerstown (Nationals) 3 4…

  • Wife of gyrocopter pilot: ‘Very brave,’ but he broke the law

    RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is a patriot, his wife…

  • ESPN suspends reporter after insult-laced video surfaces

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — ESPN suspended reporter Britt McHenry on Thursday after a video surfaced of her insulting a towing company clerk’s intelligence, job and appearance. ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said in a statement that…

  • University of Mary Washington student in police custody after roommate’s death

    WASHINGTON — Police have located a man they suspect has a role in the death of his University of Mary Washington housemate in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Friday. After searching for about two hours, a deputy with the…

  • Va. congressional delegates opposed to planned I-66 changes

    WASHINGTON — Most commuters agree that something needs to be done to help ease the traffic burden on Interstate 66. Well, the fix is in for the traffic-troubled roadway — unbeknown to some. Even though…

  • Police pledge thorough probe of death after stun gun shock

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland promised a thorough investigation Friday into the death of a man in custody after police shocked him with a stun gun outside a home he had allegedly broken…

  • Fairfax Co. police spokesman resigns following arrest

    WASHINGTON — A Fairfax County police spokesman facing child pornography charges has resigned from the department. Police Chief Edwin Roessler accepted the resignation from William “Bud” Walker a short time after Walker was released from…

  • Census Bureau shooting suspect faces federal charges for murder, kidnapping

    WASHINGTON — The man police say is responsible for a violent crime spree that left a security guard at the U.S. Census Bureau dead is facing more charges. A criminal complaint was filed Friday in…

  • Driver of Porsche charged in Leesburg road rage incident

    WASHINGTON — The driver of a Porsche has been charged with attempted malicious wounding after a road rage incident escalated Friday afternoon, leaving two vehicles so damaged they needed to be towed. David Ray Godfrey,…

  • Lawmakers approve $100 per year gift cap

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers have approved a new $100 gift cap from lobbyists and others trying to influence state government. The General Assembly agreed Friday with Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s push for tighter…