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Topic - Virginia State Police
After Austin "Gus" Deeds withdrew from the College of William & Mary last month, people tried to get him help. But after undergoing a mental health evaluation Monday, he reportedly was turned away because, an official said, there simply weren't any beds available.
At first glance, the race for governor of Virginia may look like a contest between a rock-ribbed conservative Republican and a dyed-in-the-wool liberal Democrat, but there's more at stake than that. Ken Cuccinelli is a small-government conservative, and his Democratic opponent, Terry McAuliffe, has never seen a problem that he thinks couldn't be solved by raising taxes and feeding the beast. There's much about Mr. Cuccinelli that should appeal to Northern Virginia moderates of both parties.
The thousands of truckers who promised to shut down the Beltway didn't materialize, but those who did caravan around the region's main artery made their presence known.
A review of state records shows grocery costs at Virginia's Executive Mansion hit the highest levels in years in late 2011 and early 2012, the months leading up to the mansion's chef dismissal and the start of a criminal investigation into operations of the mansion's kitchen.
Three were killed Sunday in 17 separate wrecks involving 95 cars along Interstate 77, a highway that runs through the mountainous region of Virginia near the North Carolina border.
Virginia State Police say three people have been killed and more than 20 are injured following a 75-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77 near the Virginia-North Carolina border.
A Virginia Senate committee rejected legislation Monday that would have expanded background checks at gun shows after an attempted compromise between gun-control supporters and opponents pleased neither side.
Gun control advocates on Friday briefly savored a rare — if modest — victory in their quest to close Virginia's so-called "gun show loophole," which allows private sales of firearms without a criminal background check.
Two unrelated truck crashes, one of them fatal, snarled mid-afternoon traffic on the Beltway on Tuesday.
A woman and her sister-in-law were killed early Friday in Fairfax County when the car they were riding in ran off of Interstate 66 and struck a tree.
The Virginia State Police has scaled back an aerial speed limit enforcement program due to the program's costs and other factors.
Torrey Smith scored two touchdowns for the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night, less than 24 hours after his younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident.
Wide receiver Torrey Smith scored a touchdown for the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night, less than 24 hours after his younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident.
Wide receiver Torrey Smith rejoined the Ravens on Sunday night, less than 24 hours after his younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident.
A Virginia State Police trooper injured by a drunk driver was recovering Sunday, a trooper spokeswoman said.