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  • Charges dropped against U Va. student bloodied during arrest

    WASHINGTON — The University of Virginia student who was seen bloodied on video after an encounter with Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control officers will have all the charges against him dropped. That video, which went viral,…

  • 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.\”