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Lawsuit Alleges Gerrymandering In 12 Virginia House Districts

Voters in 12 House districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia have filed suit, bringing accusations of racial gerrymandering.

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Bob McDonnell Faces Sentencing Tuesday

Sentencing in the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is slated for Tuesday on 11 counts of corruption and conspiracy, which experts say could cost the Republican at least a decade in prison.

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How To Dispose Of Your Christmas Tree In The D.C. Area

The holiday season is behind us, and many are already packing away the ornaments. See where and when you can dispose of your Christmas tree.

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Virginia Lags In Using Money Allocated To Help Small Businesses

When the economy crashed in 2008, many people were concerned about small businesses. That was the driving force behind the creation of the State Small Business Credit Initiative. But so far, the program has been a bust — at least in Virginia.
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Fairfax Police Ordered To Release Officer ID For 2013 Shooting

John Geer was fatally shot in front of his home in 2013, and after 16 months of silence, a Fairfax County judge is ordering police to release the name of the officer.

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Ethics Panel Recommends Major Changes To Virginia's Redistricting Process

A panel headed by former Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling has laid out a series of suggestions that would radically change redistricting in the commonwealth, with the goal of removing partisan politics from the process.

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Low Turnout Expected In Special Election To Replace Barbara Comstock In Virginia

There are just a few weeks left in the special election between Republican Craig Parisot and Democrat Kathleen Murphy in Virginia's 34th District, and experts say that based on recent history, things could really go either way.

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Prison Deaths Reporting Bill By Rep. Scott Is Signed Into Law

The Death in Custory Reporting Act was renewed by Congress and signed by President Obama.

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FCC Shoots Down Petition Calling 'Redskins' Profane

A GWU law professor filed a petition with the FCC to revoke the license of a sports station co-owned by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, but the federal agency did not bite.

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Dulles Toll Road Riders Spared Fare Hike Thanks To Federal Loan

Drivers on the Dulles Toll Road help pay for the Silver Line with their tolls, but thanks to a new development, the amount they have to pay won't go up for several years.

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