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Jesse Matthew charged in Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington’s death

A former hospital worker, who is already facing trial in the murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was indicted on Tuesday in the murder of another college student who disappeared in 2009.

Jesse Matthew Jr., 33, was charged with abduction and first-degree murder in... read more

Amgen settlement to provide West Virginia more than $845,000

A multistate settlement with Amgen Inc. will provide West Virginia more than $845,000, says Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. A $71 million settlement with drug maker Amgen was over accusations of deceptive drug marketing practices.

Attorneys general from 48 states and the District of... read more

Two Navy SEALs die while training in pool at Virginia base

On Sunday, military officials found two Navy SEALs that died from injuries suffered during physical fitness training in a swimming pool at a base in Little Creek, Virginia.

Navy officials said that two men, who were assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group T2, an East Coast-based Special... read more

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire acquires two newspapers in Virginia

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has acquired controlling stake in two small newspapers in Virginia. Berkshire Hathaway now owns controlling stake in more than two dozen small and mid-size newspapers across the country.

Berkshire Hathaway Media confirmed that it... read more

20-Year–Old Student from University of Virginia Arrested For Public Intoxication

A video shows Martese Johnson, a 20-year-old student from the University of Virginia (UVA), lying face-down on the pavement and bleeding from his forehead.

Johnson boy got injured when agents from Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control arrested him for public intoxication and obstruction of... read more

Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Man last seen with Missing Virginia Girl

Charlottesville Police officials are investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, Hannah Graham. She went missing after attending a party in Charlottesville on September 14 (Friday night).

On Monday, Charlottesville Police released a 'wanted poster' for Jesse Leroy... read more

Small plane crashes in Atlantic Ocean

A small aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast on Saturday after the pilot reportedly lost consciousness while operating the aircraft.

According to the Coast Guard, the plane crashed about 50 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island. Coast Guard Petty Officer Nate... read more

US Coast Guard Issues Warning after spotting whale in Elizabeth River

The US Coast Guard has issued a statement informing boaters to beware of whale, which has been spotted in the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, Virginia, on Monday, August 19, 2014.

According to the estimation of the Coast Guard, the whale could be about 30 to 40 feet long. The boaters have... read more

Snake-like parasitic plant sucks victim’s life-giving nutrients: study

Like a vampire, a snake-like parasitic plant Cuscuta pentagona coils around its leafy victims, puncture their stems and suck their life-giving nutrients.

A new research published on Thursday in the journal Science also revealed that not only does the parasitic plant, which is commonly... read more

Virginia Offers Fastest Internet in United States; Alaska Slowest

Virginia offers the fastest internet service in the country while the residents of Alaska get the slowest internet speed. Sadly, California does not feature among the fastest internet access states. The report “State of the Internet”, published by Akamai Technologies, would come as a surprise... read more

Supreme Court could review Obamacare subsidy case

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has filed a petition with the Supreme Court for review of Obamacare. The non-profit, CEI has questioned if the federal government can subsidize healthcare for millions of Americans.

This is not the first time Obamacare has faced tough questions.... read more

Antares rocket, with Cygnus spacecraft atop, all set to launch

A spacecraft scheduled to take nearly four thousand pounds of supplies for the six astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is all set to launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Virginia.

The Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft atop,... read more

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