Latest Virginia Regional News | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

Latest Virginia Regional News

Play associated audio

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) The state medical examiner's office says a University of Virginia women's lacrosse player was killed by blunt force injury to her head. Yeardley Love's death also has been officially ruled a homicide.

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Pentagon officials are reviewing planned changes to security checkpoints at Metrobus and Metrorail stations near the Pentagon. The review comes after local transportation officials warned that the changes could be hazardous for commuters.

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) The No. 2 gas producer of natural gas in Virginia is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit that claims the company stole natural gas belonging to landowners. EQT Corp. filed the motion in U.S. District Court in Abingdon. It is aimed at a lawsuit filed in June that seeks to represent southwest Virginia landowners whose mineral rights were leased by a state board; they have never been paid.

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

NPR

Investigating The Drug Trade In 'Cartel Land'

A new documentary tells a riveting story of the way power and violence intersect along the Arizona border and in embattled Michoacan, Mexico.
NPR

Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers

West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.
NPR

Donald Trump Controversy Highlights Influence Of Hispanics In U.S.

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Felix Sanchez, chairman and co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, about Republican presidential candidate Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.
NPR

Pilot In Solar-Powered Plane Sets Aviation Record

André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.

Leave a Comment

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