Appointee Burris Denied Senate Seat

WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Barack Obama’s appointed successor was turned away when he appeared at the U.S. Capitol to take his seat. …

Va. Unemployment Jumps Again

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s November unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, up 1.6 percentage points from the same time a year ago. The Virg…

Richmond Bank Robbed Monday

Richmond Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a local bank Monday. According to investigators, the male suspect entered the SunTr…

Three Va. Sites Among Most Endangered

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Three Virginia sites are among 10 in the South that the Southern Environmental Law Center regards as most endang…

Va. Prep Star Shot, Killed

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Norfolk police are investigating the fatal shooting of Maury High School football standout Charles Humphrey. The 18-year…

Virginia Man Killed In Hunting Accident

RUSTBURG, Va. (AP) – State game officials say a 28-year-old Appomattox man was fatally shot by a member of his hunting party in Campbell Cou…

Former DNC Chief Announces Va. Gov. Run

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe intends to run for governor of Virginia. McAuliffe announ…

9 Muslims Removed From Flight Get Apology

WASHINGTON (AP) – AirTran Airways is apologizing to nine Muslim passengers kicked off a New Year’s Day flight to Florida after other passeng…

Va. Traffic Deaths Down Sharply In ’08

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Traffic deaths declined to a historic low in Virginia in 2008. While the number could increase, Virginia State Police o…

Savage Announces Lt. Gov. Bid

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Small business owner and Democratic political adviser Rich Savage has entered the campaign to be Virginia’s next lieute…

Explosion Prompts Starbucks Evacuation

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Police in Providence, R.I., are investigating a small explosion that forced the evacuation of a Starbucks coffee sho…

Wilder Starts Blogging

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A former governor and now a former mayor, L. Douglas Wilder is adding a contemporary pursuit to his resume: blogger. Wi…

Five Killed In D.C. House Fire

WASHINGTON (AP) – Authorities say three adults and two children have died in an early morning house fire in northeast Washington. D.C. fire …

Ticket Purchased In Petersburg Worth $1M

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Lottery officials have announced the winning numbers for Virginia’s Millionaire Raffle game. Tickets with the numbers 0…

Baked Fish with Fresh Herbs

BAKED FISH WITH FRESH HERBS 4 servings 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced 6 tablespoons minced peeled onion 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive …