| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:25 PM
As the clock ticked toward midnight Monday, school boards in Howard and Baltimore County were scrambling to make job offers to their next superintendents.
The timing was not a coincidence. The school boards in the adjoining districts knew they were in an...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
State police say 10 Chesterfield County students were treated for minor injuries at Virginia Commonwealth
University Medical Center after their school bus, a public-transit bus and two other vehicles were involved in a crash on Interstate 64 near...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 3:47 PM
In the crowded glass and steel lobby of the Houston school headquarters, Principal Susan Monaghan paused briefly to touch the shoulder of her boss, a man with far less experience in the education field and young enough to have been her student.
"I am OK,...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:30 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — President Barack Obama greeted supporters at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport on Saturday afternoon on his way to Williamsburg to prepare for Tuesday's debate.
More than 40 people clapped and cheered as Obama exited...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:06 PM
A Georgia man has been arrested by the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office on charges that he sent sexually explicit messages and pictures to three girls who he thought were underage.
50-year-old Brian Spivey of Hephzibah, Georgia, was arrested on Oct....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:23 PM
It was late Tuesday night, before many Republicans at their Richmond election night party realized the Senate race wasn't going their way, but political analyst Bob Holsworth knew it much earlier when he saw the results coming in from Chesterfield County....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:23 PM
A fight over roll-your-own cigarettes is heating up in Richmond.
New machines in a growing number of shops have gotten the attention of Virginia's cigarette makers.
The issue is now lighting up the legislature.
The customer dumps the loose tobacco,...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:02 PM
The customer dumps the loose tobacco, loads the paper tubes, punches a few buttons on a touch screen and the RYO Filling Station comes to life, cranking out the finished cigarettes
It’s easy to see why shops like Tobacco Direct have become...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Vice President Joe Biden made a raw appeal to Virginia's middle class, blasting Republican Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan for what he says is a blueprint for boosting middle-income taxes while giving the rich trillions in tax breaks.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:52 AM
Virginia is set to play host to both presidential candidates on Thursday.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at Farm Bureau Live on Thursday morning in Virginia Beach. Republican Mitt Romney is set to hold an event for veterans at American...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 12:53 PM
The Virginia Senate has passed legislation to require drug screening of welfare recipients.
The Republican-backed bill passed 20-19 Tuesday and now goes to the House of Delegates, which has postponed its version of the measure until 2013.