The decision was made two hours before the Wednesday night event because a crowd of more than 1,500 had gathered outside the venue.
The bill must pass the Virginia Senate before going to Governor Terry McAuliffe.
Lakeshia Arnold and her eight children were forced out of their South Norfolk home after an accidental fire last week.
Prosecutors say authorities found over 31,000 images of child pornography on 27-year-old Timothy Justin George’s electronic devices.
Dr. Mary T. Christian was the first African-American delegate to the Virginia House of Delegates since Reconstruction.
President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning people from seven countries has local congressmen split along party lines.
A police pursuit in Isle of Wight County left an officer injured Wednesday evening.
High school football players dream of it on National Signing Day, but only a lucky few make it all the way to the Super Bowl.
The sheriff’s office say the officer’s injuries did not appear life-threatening at the scene. He is listed in stable condition.
Joseph Baron, who was chief deputy, is taking over for outgoing Sheriff Bob McCabe.
Jeremiah Owusu made the call to the head man himself, and signed with the Irish.
Justin Fuente’s second season as the coach at Virginia Tech will be a significant challenge because his first-year success might have cost h…
Bronco Mendenhall says Virginia has moved from the “transitional” phase of recruiting to the “foundational” phase.
One of the most dynamic players in Virginia has chosen to play in Chapel Hill.
A Newport News family is transitioning into a new home, after a teen was paralyzed in an accident on the Outer Banks.
WAVY’s Andy Fox is on toll patrol, looking into one man’s battle to get his license plates renewed.
Jeffrey Bondi was indicted Jan. 18 for the alleged sex crime on a charge of object sexual penetration.
The U.S. Navy announced four new ratings for active duty sailors Wednesday.
Officials say after police breached the building, one Department of Correction worker was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead.
Virginia Beach detectives arrested 25-year-old Jordan Copeland Tuesday night.
U.S. senators are split largely along party lines on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Lizzy Rivera Colindres, and her son, Aidan David Castillo Rivera, were last seen on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Old Dominion added 19 players for its 2017 football recruiting class.
Norfolk State signed 23 players on National Signing Day including nine from Hampton Roads.
Police need your help to identify the suspect who stole a phone from a mall kiosk.
Special Agents with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Virginia State Police executed search warrants Wednesday.
Marine One landed shortly before a C-17 believed to be carrying Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens’ remains touched down.
America is running low on frozen pork belly.
The suspect is described as a white male, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slender or medium build.
The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to confirm ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as the next secretary of state.