After President Obama granted her clemency, a Portsmouth woman is home nine years before her prison sentence would have ended.
Virginia lawmakers passed new gift limits Friday, making it more difficult for them to be wined and dined by deep-pocketed lobbyists.
A Virginia Tech student shot and killed 32 people on campus before taking his own life, making it the deadliest it school shooting in Americ…
Virginia state lawmakers are returning to the Capitol to vote on Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s vetoes and proposed amendments.
The State Board Of Elections has decertified a certain type of voting equipment used in more than 500 precincts across Virginia.
State officials are moving ahead with plans to build two new veteran health centers without waiting for federal government funding.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board is on the road for its monthly meeting, and that could be good news for Hampton Roads.
If Marco Rubio launches his presidential campaign as expected Monday, the first-term Republican senator from Florida may have to answer this…
Sen. Tim Kaine stopped at ODU Friday, and talked about sea level rise, health care for veterans and sequestration.
Hillary Rodham Clinton will launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, according to people familiar with her plans.
Mayor Wright touted a bright future for Portsmouth in his state of the city speech, but a future hinging on next year’s budget.
A Dept. of Elections report cites “serious security concerns” with certain voting equipment used during the last general election.
A delegate charged with fabricating a document says he is going to run for the Virginia Senate.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is courting Indiana businesses in the wake of that state’s governor signing legislation that’s been criticized as unfri…
The Humane Society is applauding Governor Terry McAuliffe’s decision to sign legislation to crack down on puppy mills.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has approved the design phase of a planned $300 million renovation at the state Capitol.
Elementary and middle school students who fail this spring’s Standards of Learning tests by narrow margins or because of extenuating circums…
The White House is announcing a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a new state budget that includes pay increases for state employees.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed six redistricting bills he says may be unconstitutional and are overly partisan.
House Republicans are expected to press a government watchdog for more answers about allegations of undue influence exerted by the Homeland …