Virginia gov announces new packaging plant near Roanoke

A paper and packaging company plans to spend $20 million on a new manufacturing operation near Roanoke
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Hunt under way for suspect in shooting of officer

Authorities say a Virginia police officer has been shot and seriously wounded after making a traffic stop
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Black Virginia voters feel betrayed, left in no-win scenario

Black voters in Virginia feel a deep sense of betrayal over two top leaders admitting their wore blackface
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Crew survives shrimp trawler wreck off North Carolina coast

Three crew members of a shrimp trawler that wrecked off the coast of North Carolina have been found alive
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Authorities: Virginia trooper shoots man who points shotgun

Virginia State Police are investigating a shooting involving an officer and a driver who authorities say pointed a shotgun at police
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Bills expanding driving privileges die in committees

All four bills to expand driving privileges to immigrants living in Virginia illegally are dead - to the disappointment of dozens of immigrant rights advocates
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KFC Is Testing a Cheetos Chicken Sandwich

If you' ve ever piled potato chips or Cheetos on a homemade sandwich, you can relate to the new Cheetos chicken sandwich, now being tested in KFC restaurants in
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Police identify fatally stabbed Radford University student

Authorities have released the identity of a southwestern Virginia college student who they say was fatally stabbed by a fellow student
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Panel OKs bill to move Virginia away from fossil fuels

A committee has approved a bill to halt the construction of power plants that use fossil fuels and pipelines that carry such fuels after 2020 and to develop a p
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Attorneys call for investigation of Mountain Valley Pipeline

Two attorneys are calling for a federal investigation of whether Mountain Valley Pipeline crews violated laws by continuing construction after a permit suspensi
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Poor People's Campaign delivers demands to legislators

The Virginia Poor People's Campaign gathered Wednesday at the Capitol, urging state and federal lawmakers to expand voting rights, raise the minimum wage, promo
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Virginia legislators seek refund for utility customers

Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill to return millions of dollars to Virginia residents who they say have been overcharged by the state's utility compan
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Legislators introduce journalist protections

Two delegates, both former journalists, introduced legislation Monday to protect student journalists from censorship and shield reporters from having to disclos
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Sheriff: Man killed wife, son, himself in Virginia house

Authorities in Virginia are investigating after a shooting left three people dead and two wounded
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Shutdown spares federal park rangers at site in Trump hotel

Shutdown spares federal park rangers at site in Trump hotel
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Woman accused of neglect, homicide in death of grandmother

A Virginia woman is accused of neglecting her 71-year-old grandmother, who was found dead with untreated bedsores
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Murkowski to revive bill meant to help Native American women

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she'll reintroduce a bill introduced by North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp intended to help solve crimes against Native Americans
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Lawmaker blocking Heitkamp bill says it hurts some agencies

A departing Republican congressman from Virginia who's blocking a bill by a departing senator from North Dakota intended to help abused Native American women sa
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2nd man arrested in kidnapping, rape of Maryland woman

Authorities in Maryland and Washington, D.C., say a second man accused in the kidnapping and rape of a Maryland woman has been arrested in North Carolina
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Veteran investigative journalist Ron Nixon joins AP

Ron Nixon, an acclaimed reporter, editor and data journalist, will join The Associated Press as its international investigations editor
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Governor: Norfolk Southern moving headquarters to Atlanta

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says railroad company Norfolk Southern Corp. is moving its headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta
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No. 2 Clemson dominates AP All-ACC team again with 11 Tigers

No. 2 Clemson once again dominates the Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams, individual awards
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Roanoke plans to rename courthouse after civil rights leader

The mayor of Roanoke has announced new plans to rename the city's courthouse in honor of civil rights pioneer Oliver Hill.
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Advance Auto Parts moving HQ from Virginia to North Carolina

Advance Auto Parts is moving its headquarters from the Virginia city that was its home for nearly 90 years to North Carolina's tech-heavy capital city
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