This undated handout photo provided by the Arlington County, Va. Police Department shows Jorge Torrez. Prosecutors have urged a federal jury to impose the death penalty on an ex-Marine who murdered a Navy sailor, saying it's the only adequate punishment for a man who has committed a series of sexually motivated attacks. The jury heard closing arguments Thursday in federal court in Alexandria in the trial of 25-year-old Jorge Torrez. (AP Photo/Arlington County, Va. Police Department)

Ex-Marine sentenced to die in sailor’s slaying

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal jury sentenced an ex-Marine to death on Thursday for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, one among a series of violent, sexually


Virginia lawmakers sustain McAuliffe vetoes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY)) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has successfully vetoed two religious expression bills and legislation that would have granted people who receive r…

Missing child found safe in Emporia on April 20, 2014.

Missing NC girl found safe in Emporia

EMPORIA, Va. (WAVY) – A 10-month-old North Carolina girl who was reported missing Saturday has been found safe in Emporia.

Police issued an Amber Alert for Tami…

Alexander Roosevelt Hill, Jr.  (Photo provided by the Petersburg Police Department)

Police seek man with HR ties in deadly fire

PETERSBURG, Va. (WAVY) – Petersburg Police say there is evidence of foul play in a house fire that killed four people, including a child. Police say the case is b…

Virginia Department of Transportation. (Courtesy

VDOT to study proposed new Hampton Roads office

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation is soliciting ideas from the private sector for a proposed new district office in Hampton Road

Andy Fox on a fight for voting rights

McAuliffe changes restoration of rights policy

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe is making some changes to the way rehabilitated felons can have their voting rights restored.

Among the changes are shorte…