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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 1:29 p.m.

Memory chip maker Micron announces $3B expansion in Manassas

One of the world’s largest semiconductor companies is making a $3 billion investment in northern Virginia to expand its manufacturing facility and add 1,100 jobs.


Probe says treatment of Latino teens not abuse

A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirms the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing …


Parts of Virginia city evacuate over possible dam failure

Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is currently stable but are asking people who were evacuated to stay out of their homes until there’s dry weather.


UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 8:09 p.m.

Virginia school district votes to arm teachers – a first for the state

A small school district in far southwestern Virginia is set to become the first in the commonwealth to arm teachers in classrooms – a decision that is prompting criticism from …


UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 9:09 p.m.

Washington, five other states and NYC sue U.S. over immigration-related policy

Six states and New York City sued the federal government Wednesday, joining other cities and states who say the government is trying to unlawfully force “sanctuary” communities to engage in …


‘My opponent likes to praise and encourage white supremacists,’ Kaine tells crowd

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., attacked Republican challenger Corey Stewart for his ties to white supremacists in a speech to more than 1,000 cheering Democrats on Saturday, unloading on the brash …


Primary elections: What to watch in South Carolina, Virginia, Nevada, Maine and North Dakota

Voters in five states will pick their nominees in House, Senate and gubernatorial races Tuesday, although some of the nominees in November’s most closely watched races are expecting little drama.


Snake slithers out of car’s air vent as Virginia woman is driving

The office manager looked down next to the steering wheel of her Cadillac SRX and saw a snake slithering out of the air vent. Trying to stay calm, she pulled …


UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

Kidnapped Va. baby back with mom; sex offender dad arrested

Following an anonymous tip, police rescued a kidnapped 7-month-old girl and arrested her father at a mobile home in North Carolina, nearly two days after he took the infant from …


Tronc buys Virginian-Pilot newspaper in Norfolk

Tronc has acquired the Virginian-Pilot newspaper from Landmark Media Enterprises for $34 million, the Chicago-based newspaper chain announced Tuesday.


Va. hardware store at center of Boy Scout controversy fires employee accused of making anti-gay slur

A historic hardware store in Purcellville, Virginia, announced Tuesday morning it has fired an employee accused of using an anti-gay slur while kicking out a teenage Boy Scout seeking donations …


Pipeline protesters come down from trees

A mother and daughter who had been camped high in trees for five weeks to protest a natural gas pipeline near Roanoke, Virginia, climbed down from their roosts Saturday after …


Drug charge against Rose McGowan sent to Virginia grand jury

Actress Rose McGowan could face indictment in Virginia on a felony drug-possession charge after a judge found probable cause Thursday to send the case to a grand jury.


Little Caesars gives away free pizza after UMBC’s upset victory over Virginia

Little Caesars locations across the country, including several in Spokane, doled out free pizza combos Monday as part of a March Madness promotion that hinged on an unlikely victory in …


Snow forces NASCAR to postpone Cup race at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed until Monday because of inclement weather. Rain and light snow started falling Saturday afternoon and continued …


Microsoft announces major solar buy in Virginia

The company announced the deal Wednesday to buy 315 megawatts from solar developer sPower, which is planning to build the state’s largest solar project.


What. Just. Happened?! NCAAs amp up the March Madness

One word succinctly describes what’s transpired so far in the NCAA Tournament: Madness. But even that’s probably underselling it. A memorable, zany first two rounds – even by March Madness …


UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, noon

Virginia student’s murder sparks bid to expand DNA databank

Before Jesse Matthew killed 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities say he left a trail of DNA evidence linking him to a 2005 rape and the 2009 slaying …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 2:28 p.m.

Virginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings; Gonzaga not among top 16

Virginia is the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings, with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue earning the other top seeds. The Cavaliers, No. 2 in the AP Top 25, …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 4:41 p.m.

Sandpoint racist flyer suspect identified

For more than a year, Sandpoint has been plagued by racist propaganda, from flyers targeting city leaders to CDs left on cars in a high school parking lot. Police now …


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe reinvents image as state CEO

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, once best known as a top Democratic money man and close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, reinvented his image during a largely successful four-year term …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 2:21 p.m.

Luck of the draw helps Republicans hold Virginia House

Virginia Republicans cheered Thursday when their candidate won a state House of Delegates race by luck of the draw, having his name chosen first out of ceramic bowl.


In race critical to Virginia House control, GOP urges judges to stick by ballot ruling

Republicans on Friday asked a Virginia three-judge panel to stick by its decision to count a disputed ballot in a squeaker legislative race for the GOP, a ruling that threw …


Virginia Democrat to fight tied race; name-drawing delayed

The Democrat in a tied race for a Virginia House seat that could affect which party controls the chamber said Tuesday that she’ll ask a court to declare the tie …


Editorial: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its …


Virginia elections board certifies two state House races despite irregularities

Virginia’s Board of Elections on Monday unanimously certified two state legislative races – in which 147 voters cast ballots in the wrong district – in favor of the Republicans in …


Rose McGowan surrenders to Virginia police on drug charge

Actress Rose McGowan, a leading voice against sexual harassment in Hollywood, has accepted an arrest warrant on a drug charge in a Washington suburb.


Milbank: Trump was on the ballot and lost

Essentially, Gillespie turned the Virginia gubernatorial race into a cultural war, much as Trump did with the 2016 election. But this time, the cultural warrior lost, as he sorely deserved …


Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat

A transgender woman unseated one of Virginia’s longest serving and most socially conservative lawmakers Tuesday and is set to make history as the first openly transgender person elected and seated …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:48 p.m.

Democrats sweep Virginia, New Jersey governor’s races

Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of rebuke to President Donald Trump.