Virginia

News from the state of Virginia

Capitol Police have new chief after Jan. 6 insurrection

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WASHINGTON — A former police chief in Maryland and Virginia, J. Thomas Manger, is the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, congressional officials...

Gang member gets 30 years in prison for boy’s stabbing death

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GREENBELT, Md. — A gang member was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison for his role in the killing of a...

Tom Brady, champion Buccaneers visit Biden at White House

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden welcomed Tom Brady and the Super Bowl-winning Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the White House on Tuesday, the first visit...

Man faces 1st sentencing for felony in riot at US Capitol

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CHICAGO — A Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag is scheduled to become the first Jan. 6...

US to evacuate Afghan visa seekers to Army base in Virginia

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Monday it would evacuate about 2,500 Afghans who worked for the U.S. government and their families to a...

New chief selected for Capitol Police after 1/6 insurrection

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WASHINGTON — A police official who has run large departments in Maryland and Virginia has been selected as chief of the U.S. Capitol Police...

Nabisco factory in New Jersey closing after 63 years

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FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Friday was the last day for residents of a New Jersey town to smell the sweet aroma of freshly baked...

Nursing school operators charged with selling bogus diplomas

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The owners and operators of nursing schools in Virginia and Florida have been charged with plotting to sell bogus transcripts...

$3 million in grants going to Black history sites, groups

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A fund formed in response to the deadly racial violence four years ago in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Thursday it will award...