Updated: 08/27/2013 - New statistics show that the sale of tobacco to minors in the U.S. were held near all-time lows last year under a federal-state inspection program intended to curb underage usage.
Posted: 07/02/2013 - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says both of state's legal abortion clinics responded to letters he sent inquiring about their practices -- but both refuse to answer his questionnaires.
Posted: 06/28/2013 - Virginia Commonwealth University is receiving a $2.4 million grant to study ways to improve the academic performance of middle-school students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Updated: 06/28/2013 - Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the derecho storm. Many people in the Valley may remember the power wind sweeping through the area. The storm not only caused physical damage, but as meteorologist Aubrey Urbanowicz learned, a major weather event can take an emotional toll on kids and adults.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a former sailor's bid to clear his name in the high-profile "Norfolk Four" case.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - A section of a Civil War battlefield is expected to be added to a park in Chesterfield County.
Posted: 06/22/2013 - Many Washington-area school systems have environmental initiatives, but Loudoun County schools are standing out for how much energy they're saving.
Posted: 06/22/2013 - A prosecutor says police officers were justified in their fatal shooting of a Christiansburg man in April.
Posted: 06/18/2013 - The Michael J. Fox Foundation has awarded a $600,000 grant to a Virginia organization to help pay for a Parkinson's disease study.