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  • Report: ABC cops arrest people for more than just alcohol-related crimes

    WASHINGTON — Statistics released in a new report Sunday reveal that Virginia’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agents are arresting people for more than just alcohol-related crimes. The Washington Post took a look at…

  • Va. gov. wants ABC to focus on licensing, bars

    WASHINGTON — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Thursday he is concerned prospective students and their families could be scared away from applying to the University of Virginia after a series of incidents, including the recent…

  • VSP say investigation of student arrest yielding calls

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say they have received more than two dozen emails and telephone calls regarding the March 18 arrest of a University of Virginia student by Alcoholic Beverage Control officers.…

  • Investigation into arrest of U-Va. student could take weeks

    WASHINGTON — The investigation into last week’s bloody arrest of a black University of Virginia student could take a while, says one of Governor Terry McAuliffe’s cabinet members. McAuliffe called upon Brian Moran, Virginia’s Secretary…

  • Va. agent to lead liquor enforcement association

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An agent with the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s Bureau of Law Enforcement has been installed as the president of the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association. Special Agent in Charge…

  • Va. products getting spotlight in ABC stores

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is upping its promotion of state products — from wines to mixers. The ABC says it has increasingly stocked the shelves of its 350…

  • Va. agency awards money for alcohol education

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is doling out more than $81,000 in grant money to support alcohol education and prevention efforts. Officials say the grant money is being given…

  • Woman who sued alcohol-control agency settles for $200,000

    A woman who sued the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will get a settlement of more than $200,000.

  • Va. opens newest ABC store with new design

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is celebrating the opening of its newest store that features a new design that’s intended to be more shopper-friendly. Officials say the store in…

  • Judge hears motion to dismiss Va. ABC lawsuit

    LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge says he will rule in about two weeks on a motion to toss out a $40 million lawsuit against seven Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control…

  • WTOP staffer auditions to be the next ‘Bachelor’

    WTOP\’s Chris Cichon will be among the singles participating in an exclusive casting call for the hit ABC show \”The Bachelor.\”