The USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds, 12 operating rooms and a full medical staff, arrived in the city on Monday. It will be used to treat non-coronavirus patients to free up space in city hospitals.
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.
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.
A North Carolina woman who said she wanted to "stab everyone on the plane" then commit suicide was charged with assaulting a federal air marshal on board a flight that landed in Virginia's Dulles International Airport on Saturday after he attempted to stop her from entering the plane's lavatory with a lighter.
A Virginia man held a suspect who was trying to steal goats from his farm at gunpoint until authorities could arrive to make an arrest, authorities said.
Police said that the remains were brought to the home by the woman's ex-husband, who was a pathologist and used the remains in his research.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.
"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.
More than 1,000 people rallied at the Virginia Capitol on Thursday, protesting legislation advancing in the Democratic-controlled General Assembly that would ease restrictions on abortion access.
A black man seen wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood at a Virginia shopping center Tuesday told sheriff's deputies that he was performing a social experiment, according to authorities.
The Heritage High School community in Leesburg is grieving after a 16-year-old died from the flu, according to her family.
Customs officials at Washington Dulles International Airport made a grisly discovery in late January when a package that a passenger described as cat food turned out to be dozens of dead birds.
The FBI is searching for a man they say disguised himself with a horror movie mask while robbing several central Virginia gas stations at gunpoint over the last year.
A United States postal worker in Virginia hid nearly 5,000 pieces of mail inside a storage unit he rented because he felt too overwhelmed to deliver it on time, reports said Thursday.
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.
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.
FBI agents on Thursday arrested a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two Maryland men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group and were believed to be heading to a pro-gun rally next week in Virginia’s capital.
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.
Citing “current conditions,” Arlington National Cemetery announced that it will be increasing security.