Forecasters warn heavy rains could lead to more flooding in some areas of Appalachia already affected by rising waters.
The Virginia General Assembly has advanced legislation that would offer new companies and their employees tax breaks for 10-years for locating in specific economically depressed counties and cities.
A Virginia man accused of setting fire to a Little Caesar’s Pizza store and a van has been charged with arson. Using the business’ video surveillance footage, Roanoke police identified and found Kurt James Davis hours after the Tuesday incident.
Also in Richmond: The House approved a bill allowing some recess to be counted as part of the minimum instructional time in elementary school and kindergarten.
Arlington County has denied a request to turn over the 911 call made after Bijan Ghaisar was involved in a fender bender, shortly before he was chased and fatally shot by U.S. Park Police.
In a major milestone for Metro funding, each house of Virginia’s General Assembly approved on Tuesday more than $100 million per year for the system. Legislators also banned handheld cellphone use behind the wheel.
Morning tolls on Interstate 66 surged to near-record levels Tuesday, at one time topping out at $46.50 between the Beltway and Rosslyn.
A Henrico man was sentenced to four years in jail for stealing the identity of a deceased child and using that to steal from his employer and purchase a gun.
Josepha Kasai, a 24-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for a Molotov cocktail attack that set an apartment build on fire in June 2016 in Alexandria.
A Virginia man who teamed up with a former college football player on a $10 million investment-fraud scheme is starting a 12-year-prison sentence. Forty-six-year-old Sherman Carl Vaughn of Blackstone was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Richmond.
More than 50 years after the historic case Loving v. Virginia, which struck down a ban on interracial marriage, the Lovings’ legacy and struggles are still felt by interracial couples across the U.S.
Reston native Maame Biney was eliminated from the 500 meter speedskating quarterfinal in the Pyeongchang Olympics. But the local teen’s time at the Olympics isn’t over yet.
Richmond’s city council has approved an increase in the city’s meals tax that is supposed to raise an additional $9 million a year for schools.
Richmond police say in a Monday statement that 47-year-old Richard L. Davidson Jr. is charged with taking indecent liberties by custodian. Police say he knew the victim but did not explain how.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia says it is opposed to last week’s bipartisan deal that would raise Virginia’s felony theft threshold from $200 to $500 because it also strengthens the state’s criminal restitution system.
It’s been 50 years since parts of D.C., erupted in a wave of rioting, looting and arson, in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. WTOP takes an in-depth look at what happened and what people remember.