Maureen McDonnell: Corruption trial was unfair
Thu., Apr. 23 | 08:36 AM - Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on several public corruption charges are based on an overly broad definition of bribery.
GOP ahead in cash race heading into Virginia campaign season
Tue., Apr. 21 | 09:05 AM - Virginia Republicans have a large cash advantage over Democrats going into an important campaign season, newly filed finance reports show.
Loudoun signs $65,500 sponsorship agreement with Fairfax Games
The World Police and Fire Games are expected to bring tens of thousands of visitors into Northern Virginia later this year.
Thu., Apr. 2 | 02:46 PM - Billed as an Olympics for public safety employees from across the country, the event consists of more than 60 sports, twice as many as the Olympic Games, and athletes from 70 countries.
Budget overview: Supervisors set to finalize fiscal 2016 spending plan Wednesday
Tue., Mar. 31 | 02:26 PM - For the first time in more than a decade, the board's majority has committed to allocating enough local funds to fully fund the LCPS' adopted $982 million budget.
Sexual assault task force releases findings
Thu., Mar. 19 | 04:44 PM - Virginia should create a database of college students who are expelled for committing sexual assaults, and every college and university in the commonwealth should establish a sexual assault response team, a task force headed by the attorney general said.
Dulles South motorists should expect major shift in traffic pattern
Thu., Apr. 23 | 02:27 PM - A change in the traffic pattern for Gum Spring Road between Evergreen Mills Road and Route 50 is expected to occur on or about Wednesday, April 29.
Comstock accepting leadership program applications for young women
Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-10) began the The Tenth Congressional Young Women Leadership Program three years ago. File photo
Tue., Apr. 21 | 04:13 PM - A program boosting young women's interest in leadership is accepting applications until April 30.
Virginia lawmakers approve $100 per year gift cap
Sun., Apr. 19 | 11:00 AM - Virginia lawmakers passed new gift limits Friday that will make it much more difficult for them to be wined and dined by deep-pocketed lobbyists.
Virginia Supreme Court rules judge lacked authority over Yelp information
Sat., Apr. 18 | 08:11 AM - A Virginia judge lacked authority to order the website Yelp to reveal the names of people who posted negative comments about a carpet cleaning business, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Virginia Tech massacre, as told in government emails
Fri., Apr. 17 | 04:27 PM - Emails that circulated among then-Gov. Tim Kaine’s staff on April 16, 2007, offer a unique window on how state government operated in a crisis – the mass shootings at Virginia Tech. The emails are part of a special collection at the Library of Virginia.
Leesburg names new deputy town attorney
Fri., Apr. 17 | 01:59 PM - The Town of Leesburg on April 15 hired Shelby Caputo as the deputy town attorney.
Leesburg council signs off on fiscal 2016-2017 budget
Thu., Apr. 16 | 12:49 PM - The nonpartisan Leesburg Town Council on Tuesday passed the coming year's spending plan.
Va. pushing ahead with new veterans’ centers
Wed., Apr. 15 | 03:30 PM - State officials are moving ahead with plans to build two new veteran health centers without waiting for federal government funding.
Report: Transparency amiss in Virginia’s General Assembly
Wed., Apr. 15 | 02:52 PM - According to the analysis, 76 percent of House of Delegates bills and resolutions killed in committee or subcommittee were done so without a recorded vote or any vote at all.
State revenues higher than projected
Wed., Apr. 15 | 11:38 AM - Virginia's state revenues are higher than previously projected with March collections up nearly 12 percent higher than a year ago.