Virginia

In this Nov. 18, 2003 file photo, John Hinckley Jr. arrives at U.S. District Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away

WASHINGTON — For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald…

 

School board takes transgender bathroom case to high court

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia school board asked the U.S. Supreme Court…

 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, laughs as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis talks to the media after an NFL owners meeting on Jan. 12 in Houston. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

NFL won’t rule out a Raiders move to Sin City

Empty suit, err, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell straddled the fence on Wednesday …

 

Saint Mary’s was left on the outside looking in on Selection Sunday, while middling teams from power conferences made the NCAA Tournament. (John Lochner/AP)

NCAA selection committee errs in favor of power conference schools

A topsy-turvy season in college basketball delivered a few more twists when…

Saint Mary’s was left on the outside looking in on Selection Sunday, while middling teams from power conferences made the NCAA Tournament. (John Lochner/AP)
Prince William County Police Chief Stephan Hudson, left, accompanied by Prince William County Commonwealth Attorney Paul Ebert speaks during a news conference at the Western District Station, in Manassas, Va., on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Slain Virginia officer lauded for bravery, intelligence

WOODBRIDGE, Va. — On her first day on the job, Officer Ashley…

Prince William County Police Chief Stephan Hudson, left, accompanied by Prince William County Commonwealth Attorney Paul Ebert speaks during a news conference at the Western District Station, in Manassas, Va., on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets observe a moment of silence during a vigil in honor of Nicole Lovell in downtown Blacksburg Va., on Monday. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Slain teen’s father says he found out about her death on TV

RICHMOND, Va. — The father of a 13-year-old girl who police say…

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets observe a moment of silence during a vigil in honor of Nicole Lovell in downtown Blacksburg Va., on Monday. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Kik Messenger app scrutinized following 13-year-old’s death

ATLANTA — Kik Messenger, a smartphone app popular among younger teens, is…

Stacy Snider talks to friend Patricia Gavley outside her home in Blacksburg, Va.  (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

Slain 13-year-old was caught between childhood, adulthood

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Nicole Madison Lovell was, by all accounts, at that…

Stacy Snider talks to friend Patricia Gavley outside her home in Blacksburg, Va.  (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Tammy Weeks cries as she speaks to reporters in Blacksburg, Va., on Tuesday. Weeks says her 13-year-old daughter, Nicole Lovell, fought health problems all her life and had dreams of singing on "American Idol." (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

Prosecutor: Virginia girl stabbed to death day she vanished

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Seventh-grader Nicole Madison Lovell was stabbed to death the…

Tammy Weeks cries as she speaks to reporters in Blacksburg, Va., on Tuesday. Weeks says her 13-year-old daughter, Nicole Lovell, fought health problems all her life and had dreams of singing on "American Idol." (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Sen. Cory Booker announced his support for the Iran nuclear deal on Thursday, siding with President Barack Obama and bucking home-state pressures to say "no."  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Democratic support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senate

WASHINGTON — Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical…

Sen. Cory Booker announced his support for the Iran nuclear deal on Thursday, siding with President Barack Obama and bucking home-state pressures to say "no."  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember Alison Parker, left, and Adam Ward, right, who were shot and killed by a former co-worker on Aug. 26. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP, File)

Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

ROANOKE, Va. — Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter…

Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember Alison Parker, left, and Adam Ward, right, who were shot and killed by a former co-worker on Aug. 26. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP, File)
This screenshot from WDBJ-TV7, in Roanoke, Va., shows reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV7 via AP)

Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

MONETA, Va. — He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed…

This screenshot from WDBJ-TV7, in Roanoke, Va., shows reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV7 via AP)
This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP)

In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man ‘waiting to go BOOM’

Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman…

This undated photograph made available by WDBJ-TV shows reporter Alison Parker, left, and cameraman Adam Ward. Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an on-air interview Wednesday. (Courtesy of WDBJ-TV via AP)
Gerald Herbert/APVirginia's Mike Tobey reflects on the bench during the final moments of Sunday's NCAA Tournament game against Michigan State.

Virginia again bounced early from NCAA Tournament

CHARLOTTE, N.C. â€" Another stellar regular season ended with an early exit…

Gerald Herbert/APVirginia's Mike Tobey reflects on the bench during the final moments of Sunday's NCAA Tournament game against Michigan State.

Kentucky continues season-long run at No. 1 in AP poll

Kentucky's season-long run at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25…

History on Stanford’s side entering women’s College Cup

BOCA RATON, Fla. — The Florida State women’s soccer team has been…

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Wichita St., Florida, Arizona and Virginia grab No. 1 seeds in NCAA Tournament

The surprises start right at the top of the NCAA Tournament bracket:…

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AP Photo/Steve HelberIce forms on holly leaves as sleet falls in Richmond

Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of US

A mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow is delivering a sloppy…

AP Photo/Steve HelberIce forms on holly leaves as sleet falls in Richmond
Associated PressPeople attend to a victim who was hit by a car during the Hikers Parade at the Trail Days festival in Damascus

Official says Virginia driver likely had medical condition

Authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in…

Associated PressPeople attend to a victim who was hit by a car during the Hikers Parade at the Trail Days festival in Damascus
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Marines ID gunman, 2 victims in Va. base shooting

QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — A Marine who shot two of his colleagues…

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