US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shifts

After 17 years of war against Taliban and al-Qaida-linked insurgents, Marines are going through advanced cold-weather training to prepare for future wars agains
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Car hits transit bus, sending 10 passengers to hospital

Police in Virginia say a car struck a transit bus stopped for a pickup, injuring a dozen people
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City offers part-time jobs to furloughed federal workers

Virginia's second-largest city is offering part-time jobs to federal workers who've been furloughed during the government shutdown
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Court picks Virginia redistricting plan that helps Democrats

A panel of federal judges has chosen a redistricting map for Virginia's House of Delegates that could shift some districts toward Democrats and help the party g
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Newspaper: Settlement reached in Virginia jail death lawsuit

A Virginia jail, the state and the jail's former medical provider have agreed to a $3 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by the family of an inmate with ment
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Former Navy commander gets seat on Armed Services Committee

A newly elected congresswoman in Virginia's Hampton Roads region will sit on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee
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City offers furloughed workers help with taxes, bills

The federal government shutdown has prompted Virginia's second-largest city to offer help to furloughed federal employees
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Hissing, shouts of 'shame' as pipeline station gets permit

Hissing, shouts of 'shame': Virginia board approves contentious plan to build a natural gas pipeline's compressor station in historic African-American community
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Contentious pipeline station in black community gets permit

A Virginia board has approved a controversial plan to build a natural gas compressor station in a historic African-American community.
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Ex-jail guard accused of assaulting, choking inmate

A former correctional officer accused of choking an inmate in Virginia unconscious and injuring his arm has been indicted
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Northam proposes coal ash disposal, coastal protection bills

Gov. Ralph Northam has proposed a package of environmental legislation aimed at safely disposing of coal ash, helping coastal communities deal with flooding cau
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Feds: Virginia jail violates rights of mentally ill inmates

A federal investigation into a Virginia jail where several inmates have died says the jail failed to provide adequate medical treatment and mental health care
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Tribe seeks to build Virginia's first casino in Norfolk

Discussions under way between a Virginia Indian tribe and officials in the Hampton Roads region to build state's first casino
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Tribe could build Virginia's first casino in Norfolk

Discussions are underway between a Virginia Indian tribe and officials in the Hampton Roads region to build the state's first casino
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Governor: Norfolk Southern moving headquarters to Atlanta

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says railroad company Norfolk Southern Corp. is moving its headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta
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Coast Guard rescues capsized kayaker off Virginia state park

The Coast Guard has rescued a man whose inflatable kayak capsized in cold waters off a Virginia state park
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Hampton Roads airport to offer direct flight to West Coast

The largest airport for Virginia's Hampton Roads region says it will offer its first-ever direct commercial flight to the West Coast
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Virginia AG orders civil penalties against loan company

Virginia's attorney general has ordered civil penalties against a loan company in light of a lawsuit accusing the company of making illegal, high-interest loans
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After midterms, Virginia Democrats look to make state gains

With the midterms over, Virginia Democrats are looking to keep riding a wave of voter discontent with President Donald Trump to take control of the state legisl
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Virginia voters have their say on Election Day

Virginia voters will make their picks Tuesday in several competitive congressional races
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Virginia voters have their say on Election Day

Virginia voters will make their picks Tuesday in several competitive congressional races
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Virginia voters have their say on Election Day

Virginia voters will make their picks Tuesday in several competitive congressional races
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Virginia Democrats score key wins in congressional races

Virginia voters reproached President Donald Trump for the second year in row as Democrats flipped three congressional races and scored a convincing victory in a
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The Latest: Democrat defeats two-term incumbent in Virginia

Democrat Abigail Spanberger has defeated two-term Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dave Brat in Virginia's 7th District Congressional race
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