This undated handout photo provided by the Arlington County, Va. Police Department shows Jorge Torrez. (AP Photo/Arlington County, Va. Police Department)

Ex-Marine Torrez gets death sentence

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced an ex-Marine to death for the 2009 murder of a Navy sailor at a barracks in northern Vi…

May 29, 2014 is 529 College Savings Day (Photo courtesy virginia529.com)

Newborns to get college savings accounts

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia529 plan is giving 22 newborns a jump on paying for college. The state investment plan is handing out colle…

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 12, 2010, file photo, a man looks out over the Chesapeake Bay, with the Bay Bridge in the background, at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. A federal court is deciding whether the Obama administration's plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed oversteps legal bounds, an election-year appeal by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S environmental policy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Kaine, Warner announce bay designation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay watershed is among eight areas in the nation being designated critical conservation areas. U.S. Sens…