Virginia

Early voting is set to resume in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia  after being halted for two days because of superstorm Sandy. Early Voting in the District of Columbia The D.C. Board of Elections says early voting will start at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and the hours will be extended until 9 p.m. at […]

Local

Hurricane Sandy will probably hit the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions between Sunday and Wednesday. The storm could bring heavy rains, strong winds and flooding, and Washington area residents are being advised to prepare for a potentially intense storm. Here are tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the American Red Cross to help you prepare: How to report power […]

Virginia allows voters to cast in-person absentee ballots or to request that one be sent by mail or electronic means. If you register to vote in person, you must wait five business days before your absentee ballot application can be processed. The deadline for requesting a mailed absentee ballot is the Tuesday before the election. […]

News

As we get set for our voter registration drive, here is some info you may have missed.  If you plan on voting on November 6th, you must be registered.  Here are the local deadlines for registration.   In Virginia, you have until October 15th to complete form.  DC residents have until October 19th.   In Maryland, you […]

Videos

As you may know, pole dancing has expanded beyond the realm of strip clubs into a world of serious exercise, and more than 20 women from our region are vying for the title of Ms. Virginia (“Ms. Virginia Pole?” “Of Pole?”). You can see their video submissions here. The winners collect $1,000 and move on to […]

(Fairfax Co., VA)  —  A Fairfax County jury has convicted a former school bus driver on eight counts of possessing child pornography and has recommended 180-days in jail.  Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jonathan Phillips says Derrick Herndon was arrested last fall after detectives traced downloads of child pornography to a computer in his home.  Smith drove school […]

(Washington, DC) — Ten of the nation’s 15 wealthiest counties are located in the Washington, DC area. “MainStreet.com” says according to U.S. Census figures, Loudoun County, Virginia is at the top of the list with a median household income of more than 119-thousand-500-dollars. That’s more than 16-thousand-dollars richer than second-place Fairfax County. What’s more remarkable […]

Burger King is now testing a new delivery service at 10 locations in the Maryland and Virginia area with hopes of going national if it catches on.  Go HERE to see if you can try it first.

Conjoined twin girls from the Dominican Republic were separated in a Virginia hospital after undergoing a complicated procedure.

RICHMOND — If you’re looking for some clues to your ancestry, you may find them in Virginia. The Virginia Historical Society has launched a new database with over 1,500 searchable slave names. The database, Unknown No Longer, which appears on their site, can find the slave names based on keywords such as name, gender, location, occupation and plantation. […]

JARRATT, Va. (AP) — A man who raped and suffocated an 88-year-old woman was executed, becoming Virginia’s first inmate to be given a lethal injection using a revised three-drug cocktail. Jerry Terrell Jackson, 30, was pronounced dead at 9:14 p.m. Thursday at Greensville Correctional Center. Asked if he had any final words, Jackson shook his […]

SUFFOLK, Va. — Addicted to speed, Tia Norfleet is set on becoming the first African-American female to compete in NASCAR. The DAILYMAIL REPORTS: Her father, Bobby Norfleet, was a protege of African-American NASCAR driver Wendell Scott and has spent most of his career racing in motorcycles, drag cars and stock cars. Mr Norfleet told Reuters: […]