Virginia School District Says It Isn't Banning Dr. Seuss' Books But Is No Longer Emphasizing Them On Read Across America DayA school district in Virginia recently made headlines for allegedly banning books by Dr. Seuss. But Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), located in Ashburn, said it is not banning books by the famous children's author.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, Wife Of 'El Chapo,' Arrested At Dulles Airport On International Drug Trafficking ChargesEmma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of notorious Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera, was arrested at Dulles International Airport in Virginia Monday, the justice department said.
Repeal Of Virginia's Death Penalty Headed To Gov. Northam's DeskState lawmakers gave final approval Monday to a bill that will end capital punishment in Virginia, a dramatic turnaround for a state that has executed more people in its history than any other.
Virginia House Joins Senate In Voting To End Death PenaltyVirginia moved another step closer to ending capital punishment on Friday when the state House joined the Senate in voting to abolish the death penalty.
Virginia Sen. Amanda Chase Sues Over Being CensuredA Virginia state senator seeking the Republican nomination for governor filed a federal lawsuit Monday that seeks to undo her legislative colleagues' recent decision to censure her.
Virginia Police Officers Charged In Storming Of Capitol Face TerminationTwo Virginia police officers charged in connection with the storming of the U.S. Capitol in Washington earlier this month are being fired from their jobs, according to a news report.
Amtrak Cancels Trains In Virginia Ahead Of InaugurationAmtrak announced all Northeast Regional trains south of Washington D.C, which includes all stations in Virginia, will be canceled Tuesday and Wednesday amid heightened security concerns following the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Virginia Distillery, Owner Facing Charges In Illegal Dumping Of Industrial WasteA Virginia distillery and its owner have been indicted on multiple charges involving illegal dumping of industrial waste, authorities said.
Jaddier T. Sanchez In Custody In Virginia After Allegedly Kidnapping Florida TeenA man wanted in the weekend kidnapping of a South Florida family is now in custody in Alexandria, Virginia, police said Monday morning.
7 Federally Charged In US Capitol RiotsSeven people have been charged in federal court in connection with crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol riots in DC last week.
Maryland, Virginia Governors, DC Mayor Urge Americans Not To Attend InaugurationMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser are urging Americans to stay home and not attend President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate, State Sen. Amanda Chase Faces Facebook RestrictionsA Virginia gubernatorial candidate who is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump has had new restrictions placed on her Facebook account after falsely blaming antifa activists for Wednesday's deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Democrats, meanwhile, called on her to resign.
Overall Chesapeake Bay Health Remains At D+ Grade, State Of The Bay Report SaysThe nation's largest estuary is still getting a D+ grade for its overall health, according to a report released Tuesday by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Virginia Sen. Ben Chafin Dies After Contracting CoronavirusVirginia state Sen. Ben Chafin has died after contracting the coronavirus, Senate Republicans said Friday.
Truck Crashes Off Side Of Bridge Into Chesapeake Bay Near Virginia Beach; Crews Suspend Search For DriverCrews have suspended their search for a driver after a truck crashed off a bridge and into the Chesapeake Bay in southern Virginia on Tuesday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said.