In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Virginia's governor asked Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. on Wednesday to reconsider his decision to welcome students back to the Lynchburg campus this week after their spring break.
“We think Liberty’s practices will become the model for all colleges to follow in the fall, if Coronavirus is still an issue," Falwell said in a statement.
The District, Maryland, and Virginia may not be far apart geographically, but officials are taking different approaches when it comes to combatting the novel coronavirus crisis, leading to calls for Virginia to fall in-line.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has ordered restaurants, gyms and theaters to serve no more than 10 customers at a time in response to the coronavirus.
An Arkansas teen is in custody after he allegedly tried to blow up a vehicle – and himself – and then jumped a fence into Arlington National Cemetery.
"He was taken into custody after store employees called in a shoplifter to police. The 2007 Toyota Camry Levi Norwood was reported to be driving has also been recovered at the time of his arrest," the Sheriff's Office wrote in an update.
Ten more horses were voluntarily removed from the property and are being cared for by a group called Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue.
An animal shelter in Virginia Beach, Virginia, gave one of its newest residents a much-needed makeover after it came to them with nearly nine pounds of matted fur.
Officer Katie Thyne served in the U.S. Navy Reserves before coming to the police department in 2018. She leaves behind a partner and a 2-year-old daughter.
Thousands of gun-rights activists rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday under a heavy police presence, protesting plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation.
Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in an effort to have it added to the U.S. Constitution.
Police in Virginia responded Monday to a report of an active shooter in the area of a Henrico County middle school but said they did not find any evidence of a shooting.
A man visiting family for the holidays was hospitalized and jailed after a father found him partially naked in his children’s bedroom just days after Christmas, authorities say.
Authorities said that the man would film, produce, direct, and carry out violent rape and sexual abuse of a child.
One of the largest school districts in the United States has announced that it will allow students one excused absence per school year to participate civic activities such as protests.
Deputies executed a search warrant at the home and discovered 20 adult dogs and 12 puppies.
Newlyweds Lauren and Matthew Urey were among the 47 people on White Island when a volcano suddenly erupted on Monday.
According to Hopewell Police, 33-year-old Lieutenant Ashley Berry was shot and killed with her child beside her.
Michael Alexander Brown is accused in the killing of his mother’s boyfriend, Rodney Wilfred Brown, who was found dead on Nov. 9.
A Virginia woman faces a felony animal cruelty charge after authorities say she admitted to hanging her ex-boyfriend’s puppy from a tree.