While most laws in both states take effect in either July or October, there are handful of new laws that kicked in on Jan. 1. Here’s a brief look at some of them.
Frederick County, Virginia, police evacuated a Civil War re-enactment event that had received a written threat just days earlier.
The former Fairfax County Parks employee who stabbed to death a wedding party caterer in August 2016 has been found not guilty following a weeklong trial.
A Fairfax County man was sentenced to prison for stalking, domestic violence and possession of ammunition.
State Police say 529 people have died in traffic crashes in 2017 as of Friday. That’s compared to 477 at the same time last year.
Where should Confederate monuments go? Cities confronted with what to do with removed Confederate statues are handling the issue differently.
Torrential rains and a small mudslide last week caused over $1 million in damage at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate, but the historic site has remained open as crews work on repairs.
Five bomb threats have interrupted normal operations at two Navy bases in Virginia.
Virginia had a much better showing on CNBC’s annual ranking of America’s Top States for Business lists, coming in at No. 7 this year, up six slots from last year.
The Old Dominion is one of only two states electing governors this year, and the primary could illustrate how voters feel about President Donald Trump’s early months. Here’s a look at the issues and priorities that each Virginia gubernatorial candidate has articulated during the campaign.
Virginians head to the polls Tuesday for primaries for governor and lieutenant governor.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says officials will analyze more than 1,200 untested rape kits collected between 2014 and 2016.
Newly revised plans for Interstate 66 toll lanes between the Beltway and Route 29 in Gainesville are nearly final, the private companies designing and building the lanes said.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed two laws tackling the issues of mental health and bullying in schools.
The election season is about to get underway in Virginia — absentee voting for the commonwealth’s June 13 primary elections begins Friday.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.