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  • No. 22 VCU upset by Dayton 59-55 in Atlantic 10 showdown

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For all the highlights during his tenure, Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart has never won a regular-season conference championship. Now his Rams face an uphill challenge if they’re going to add…

  • Dayton upsets No. 22 VCU 59-55, Jordan Sibert scores 19

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Written off earlier in the season, undersized and undermanned Dayton is in pole position for the Atlantic 10 regular-season championship. Jordan Sibert scored 19 points as the Flyers held off a…

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Reston on Sunday

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Reston and the Washington, D.C. area from early Sunday through early Monday. Expect a mix of conditions and precipitation to usher in March. From…

  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Arlington

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Arlington and the surrounding D.C. area. Forecasters say snow, sleet and freezing rain could make travel hazardous from Sunday morning to early Monday morning. ……

  • Ski Report

    LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Latest skiing conditions, as supplied by SnoCountry Mountain Reports. Conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier/rider traffic and other factors. Be aware of changing conditions. For more information go…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Fri 10:17 am packed powder machine groomed 14 – 70 base 2 of 2 trails 100% open, 1 of 2 lifts, sm Mon-Fri: 10a-4p, 6p-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p, 6p-10p; Maryland Wisp —…

  • Taylor, Longwood beat Campbell 70-65

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Quicny Taylor scored 25 on Saturday to help Longwood hold off Campbell 70-65 and secure the ninth seed in the Big South tournament. Longwood (9-22, 5-13) will face eighth-seeded Presbyterian on…

  • Drexel beats William & Mary, 80-66

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Freddie Wilson scored a career-high 24 points, including a career best six 3-pointers, to help lead Drexel to an 80-66 victory over William & Mary on Saturday. Tavon Allen had a…

  • Virginia General Assembly passes new “gift” laws in response to McDonnell scandal

    WASHINGTON — Virginia’s General Assembly adjourned late Friday night after passing an ethics reform bill that one delegate describes as an attempt to resolve the “Jonnie Williams problem”. Williams is the supplement company boss who gave…

  • 3 new cases of chronic wasting disease detected in Va. deer

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia game department officials say three new cases of chronic wasting disease were detected in white-tailed deer in northwestern Virginia during the 2014 hunting season. The Department of Game and Inland…

  • Chesapeake man gets 53 years in slaying of mom’s boyfriend

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Chesapeake man has been sentenced to the maximum 53 years in prison for killing his mother’s boyfriend. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1FIvcH1) reports 36-year-old Ryan Martinez was sentenced Friday in Chesapeake Circuit…

  • Former Va. credit union manager admits role in embezzlement

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The former manager of a defunct Lynchburg credit union has admitted her role in an embezzlement scheme. Media outlets report 63-year-old Linda Sue Newcomb of Madison Heights pleaded guilty Friday in…

  • It’s that time of year: time to check snow days and make up days

    WASHINGTON — Winter’s not over, but plenty of school systems are so over winter. And at this time of year, school systems check how many snow days they’ve used, and how many they have in the…

  • Doctor charged with sexually assaulting male patients

    WASHINGTON – A doctor who worked at a Patient First clinic in Manassas faces multiple counts of sexually assaulting male patients. Tony Chieuvan Bui Nguyen, 35, of Oakton, was initially charged with sexually battery in…

  • Bills would lay out new rules for reporting sex assaults in Va. state universities

    WASHINGTON — After a semester of salacious charges this fall at the University of Virginia that drew out information about underlying problems with campus sex assault, Virginia’s General Assembly has moved to lay out new…