: News

Filed Under:

Latest Virginia Regional News

Play associated audio

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The parents of Morgan Harrington say the discovery of her remains has resulted in a number of credible tips to investigators seeking answers to the Virginia Tech student's disappearance and death. Gil and Dan Harrington also say "a wealth of physical evidence" has been collected.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) Federal prosecutors say a Virginia man has pleaded guilty to organizing and managing a heroin ring. Forty-four-year-old Darryl Wright of Hampton faces from 20 years to life in prison when he's sentenced April 30. Two others have pleaded guilty to working with Wright.

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) A Virginia Senate committee has passed a bill to add cameras to the Dulles Access Road to crack down on drivers who go to Dulles International Airport and double back to avoid paying tolls. The Senate Transportation Committee passed the bill 14-1 on Thursday.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Former Virginia Department of Transportation commissioner Philip A. Shucet has been named interim chief of Hampton Roads Transit. Shucet will replace Michael Townes, who agreed to retire amid spiraling cost overruns and construction delays in building Norfolk's light-rail starter line.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

NPR

Not My Job: Sharon Jones Gets Quizzed On Handshakes

We've invited the lead singer of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings to play a game called "Let's shake on it."
NPR

Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
NPR

Pitching A 'Clintonville' Protest During The Democratic Convention

Anti-poverty activists organized a tent city in one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods to protest the Democratic National Convention.
NPR

How Your Health Data Lead A Not-So-Secret Life Online

Apps can make managing health care a lot easier, but most don't have the privacy protections required of doctors and hospitals. And a simple Web search can clue in advertisers to health concerns.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.