News outlets report that the Virginia's West Point School Board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss teacher Peter Vlaming after a four-hour hearing that drew an overflow crowd.
Tuesday in our news wrap, Amazon announced it will split its new headquarters between Crystal City, Virginia, and Long Island City in Queens, New York. The retail giant pledged to spend more than $5 billion dollars on the sites and…
By Paul Solman
For over a year, cities across North America have competed to lure Amazon's next headquarters, which the company said would bring up to 50,000 jobs to the chosen site. But as Paul Solman explains, new reports indicate the company may…
By Associated Press
Democrat Tim Kaine of Virginia is projected to win the Virginia Senate seat, defeating Republican Corey Stewart.
By Joseph Pisani, David Klepper, Associated Press
Amazon's second headquarters had come with the promise of 50,000 high-paying jobs. Now those jobs could be divided up between two locations.
Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, which stretches across parts of the north-central exurbs of Washington, D.C., and down to Richmond, is the type of mixed suburban and rural district that Republicans cannot afford to lose.
Life on Tangier Island has always been defined by water. Now it is menacing its very existence. Battered by Chesapeake Bay's relentless waves, scientists say the land’s shrinking is accelerating, as man-made climate change makes the waves from rising seawater…
By Nsikan Akpan, Julia Griffin
A week ago, no one expected Hurricane Florence to roll into the Southeast, and now it may create storm surge taller than a house.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
His lawyers cite "intensely negative news coverage" and possible juror bias in requesting that the case be relocated to Roanoke, Virginia.
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
In “Dopesick,” journalist and author Beth Macy takes readers to the front lines of the opioid epidemic in Roanoke, Virginia, and other nearby communities, telling the story of grieving families, exhausted medical workers and convicted heroin dealers. Jeffrey Brown reports…
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