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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Crucified skeleton Santa sparks controversy in Loudoun

Some people weren’t pleased when this particular Santa Claus came to town.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  01:42 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/07/2011

14 traffic deaths in Virginia over Labor Day weekend

Deaths between Friday and Monday included double fatalities in Fairfax and Fauquier counties.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Traffic and Transportation

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Winter worries settle in early as Hurricane Irene road repairs continue

As the end of construction season looms, Virginia and other states may have to settle for Band-Aid repairs, reports the Associated Press.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:21 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 06/25/2011

Audio of Va. Tech shooter commitment hearing found

An audio tape of the Virginia Tech shooter’s civil commitment hearing thought to have been destroyed in 2009 has been found.

By The Associated Press  |  10:11 AM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Navy SEAL Foundation sees donations increase

A foundation that provides financial assistance for the families of Navy SEALs is getting a boost from online donors following Osama bin Laden’s death.

By The Associated Press  |  02:48 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:16 AM ET, 05/02/2011

Bribery trial set Monday for former Va legislator

A former Virginia legislator is due in federal court on charges that he secured funding for a teacher training center in exchange for a job as its director.

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Categories:  Virginia, Crime and Public Safety

Posted at 05:57 AM ET, 04/13/2011

New Quantico park to honor Marines

The park will be dedicated Thursday.

By Associated Press  |  05:57 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Virginia

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/09/2011

Alleged serial peeper arrested

A man who reportedly spied into dwellings in the Burke area during the past two months is in custody, according to Fairfax County police.

By Washington Post staff  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Crime and Public Safety

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Flares, not dynamite found in Va. house

UPDATE: Fairfax County police have now determined that the items found in the vacant house were not dynamite, but rather traffic flares, Officer Don Gotthardt said. Residents are being allowed to return to their homes. Possible dynamite discovery in Va....

By Tom Jackman  |  06:34 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Bay group wants more plants planted

Homeowners in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia are being encouraged to plant more plants this spring to help Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. The effort announced Tuesday by the Chesapeake Bay Program aims to increase planting as a way...

By Associated Press  |  06:33 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  DC, Maryland, Virginia

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Study: Many Va. families lack enough cash

A University of Virginia study shows a significant number of households across the state lack enough income and cash assets to cover basic needs and unplanned expenses. The Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service study also shows the federal poverty...

By Associated Press  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia