Local: Virginia Assembly

Virginia Assembly

Police car lights (from clipart)

Crisis Intervention Leader Wants Help Lobbying State Lawmakers

A crisis intervention coordinator wants help to keep state funding for his program.

Elephant Donkey Symbols  102708

Nominees For Attorney General Contrast Their Voting Records

State Senators Mark Herring and Mark Obenshain are contrasting their records as they campaign for Attorney General.

Sullivan Teresa 82612 CC

UVA President And Board Of Visitors Discuss Strategic Goals

UVA President Teresa Sullivan and the Board Of Visitors have discussed a list of strategic goals.

Washington DC CLIPART

D.C. Mayor Points A Finger At Virginia Following Deadly Incident At Navy Yard

Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has cricized Virginia’s gun laws.

Virginia Organizing Project Rally 041811

Local Supporters Of Obamacare Attend Forum On Upcoming Enrollment Period

Many of this area’s supporters of Obamacare have attended a forum deakling with the program.

Area State Senator Says Human Trafficking Is On The Rise

A local state senator is warning Virginians about a spike in human trafficking.

Koleszar Steve 71113CC

Albemarle School Board Sides With Opponents Of New State Law

The Albemarle School Board joins other opponents of a new Virginia law.

State Capitol 53008

State Government Updates Revenue Collection Figures

Virginia has new revenue figures for most of the summer.

UVA Class of 2017 82513 CC

UVA Fares Well In The Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The University of Virginia continues to rank among the nation’s top 25 institutions of higher education.

Cuccinelli Ken 052213

Cuccinelli And His Backers Do Door-To-Door Campaigning

GOP nominee for Governor Ken Cuccinelli has many of his supporters knocking on doors over the weekend.

Latest Stories

in National

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

in National

Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP564917773040_12

A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

playball

A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP193442892434_0

A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.