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  • Hearing to decide Confederate battle flag on Va. plates

    WASHINGTON — Arguments over whether the Confederate battle flag can be dropped from specialty Virginia license plates will be heard Friday in a federal court. The plates support the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the…

  • Thanks to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant region. The Harrison, apartments now leasing near Reston Town Center. Berry & Berry,…

  • Just Listed in Arlington

    Just Listed highlights Arlington properties that just came on the market within the past week. This feature is written and sponsored by Team Cathell, “Your Orange Line Specialists.” While it’s certainly the season for beach, pools,…

  • Campbell County man gets 30 years for stabbing wife

    RUSTBURG, Va. (AP) — A Rustburg man will serve 30 years in prison for stabbing his wife multiple times while her three young children were in the home. The News & Advance (http://bit.ly/1KDdFGP ) reports…

  • Accused leader of Va. heroin trafficking ring pleads guilty

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Portsmouth man accused of leading a heroin trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to a distribution charge. Media outlets report 34-year-old Alonzo Outten entered the plea Thursday in federal court in…

  • 2 people treated after bites from rabid river otter in Va.

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia Beach say two people are undergoing treatment after being bitten by a rabid river otter. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1SlyfiX) reports the otter was found in the coastal community…

  • Woods gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loans

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday in the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the…

  • Attorneys seek to allow Jesse Matthew a change of wardrobe at trial

    WASHINGTON — The defense attorneys representing a Charlottesville man charged with the murder of a University of Virginia sophomore filed a series of mostly routine pretrial motions this week, according to a Charlottesville TV station.…

  • Attorney: Police shot man in head; family to file lawsuit

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The attorney for the family of a 23-year-old man killed by police in Virginia said Thursday that the medical examiner’s report indicates he was shot in the back of the…

  • Unusual terror case going to trial in US court in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of terror suspects have been tried in federal courts since the 2001 attacks, but a case unfolding in Virginia differs from most in at least one key respect. Irek Hamidullin…

  • Spotluck Spotlight: Sushi Rock

    Restaurant discovery app Spotluck is spotlighting its restaurant partners in Arlington. Download Spotluck for iPhone or Android to discover and save money at a local restaurant today. Sushi Rock Delicious specialty rolls and a rock &…

  • Reston Making Plans for National Night Out

    National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 4, and many Reston communities will be holding special events to mark the annual show of solidarity against crime. National Night Out is an annual, nationwide community-building campaign that…

  • McAuliffe set for renewed push for Medicaid expansion

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he’ll make a renewed push to expand Medicaid now that Republican primaries are over and the U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision upholding the…

  • Marymount Volleyball Coach Competes as a Pro Player

    The volleyball coach at Marymount University knows a thing or two about the sport. Off the court, he’s a professional player, himself. This summer, coach Hudson Bates will compete in pro beach volleyball tournaments in…

  • Virginia State Police complete review of student’s arrest

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police have concluded their review of an arrest that injured a University of Virginia student and prompted allegations of racism. Police spokeswoman Corrine Geller said Thursday that the report…