Alexandria has approved a special “drug treatment court” within the city’s criminal justice system, which would allow offenders to plead guilty, stay out of jail, and get help with their addiction.
The skeletal remains found near a school in Sterling earlier this month have been identified as a human skull from the mid-20th century, say Loudoun County officials.
Environmental inspectors at the Rockwool insulation construction site have found 10 potential sinkholes at the Jefferson County, West Virginia, location where a controversial 24-hour-a-day manufacturing plant is being built.
Remains found in the Roanoke River Tuesday was body of a woman who was reported missing since Oct. 5. Officials say that she was a victim of Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina over a month ago.
University spokesman Len Stevens said that a university flight instructor and a student were aboard the Cessna 172 Skyhawk taking off at Lynchburg Regional Airport on Thursday morning when it experienced a problem.
An exhaustive police effort to dismantle two Alexandria, Virginia-area heroin and fentanyl trafficking rings ended on Thursday, with the sentencing of its twelfth and final defendant.
The Navy says it has found no evidence of a shooting aboard a barge in a Virginia shipyard after a report of an active shooter.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that the state would begin accepting applications for new coverage that will begin at the start of 2019.
President Donald Trump has endorsed Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Brat as the two-term congressman faces a strong challenge from a Democratic opponent.
The parents of a slain Virginia Tech student say mementos left to mark the ninth anniversary of her disappearance vanished within hours.
The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring.
The Woods at Birchwood will include 83 one- and two-bedroom apartments, available for renters whose income falls between 40 percent and 60 percent of the average local median income of $119,000.
Virginia is officially kicking off its commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of the House of Burgesses at Jamestown, the first arrival of African slaves in the British colonies, and other aspects of the state’s colonial past.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says repairing a bridge near Danville on U.S. 58 that washed out during Tropical Storm Michael will take up to eight weeks.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden plan to visit a Virginia shipyard that builds aircraft carriers and submarines.
The proliferation of smartphones and social media have provided more avenues for online predators to target children. In the WTOP series, “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with undercover detectives who work to identify and track down child predators on the internet and speaks to a family about how their teen daughter was targeted.