Assembly to take up health care, roads, primary in lame duck

Wisconsin Republicans' plans for a lame-duck legislative session firmed up Friday as Assembly leaders confirmed they will consider bills guaranteeing coverage f
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New York hospitals to repay victims charged for rape kits

Six New York hospitals have agreed to repay sexual assault victims who were illegally charged as much as $3,000 for rape examinations that should've been billed
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GOP senator's opposition likely sinks Trump judicial nominee

A second Republican senator has said he will vote against President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as a district judge in North Carolina, likely dooming the pr
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Sean Hall, WKBK-FM radio reporter, dies in traffic crash

Sean Hall, a reporter at WKBK-FM radio in Keene, New Hampshire, has died in a collision in the town of Richmond
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Teen arrested after classmate wounded with box cutter

Authorities say a 15-year-old high school student has been arrested after allegedly wounding a classmate with a box cutter during a fight at their school in nor
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Virginia says air quality is improving

A new report shows that Virginia's air quality is improving
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Digital forensic lab to open at Eastern Kentucky University

Kentucky State Police and Eastern Kentucky University plan to announce the opening of a new digital forensics lab
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Govan has 29 points, 9 rebounds, Georgetown beats Richmond

Jessie Govan had a season-high 29 points, on 11-of-15 shooting, and nine rebounds to help Georgetown beat Richmond 90-82
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Wisconsin Democrats fear GOP redistricting end-around

Wisconsin Democrats are worried their Republican rivals will find a way to remove Gov.-elect Tony Evers from the all-important legislative redistricting process
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U of Wisconsin head chides chancellor over porn star invite

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is reprimanding a chancellor for inviting a porn star to speak at his campus
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Virginia man fined $500 for repeatedly feeding bears

State wildlife officials think they've solved a bear problem in Linden, Virginia
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Pharmacist gets 16 months in prison for health care fraud

A pharmacist will spend 16 months in prison for defrauding a federal health insurer by soliciting patients to receive unneeded medications
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Prosecutors in abuse case search office of major US cardinal

Prosecutors investigating a sexual abuse case against a Houston-area priest are executing a search warrant at the offices of the local archdiocese, led by the c
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Hurricane, bowl bids has Gamecocks, Hokies, Wolfpack playing

Hurricane Florence, bowl season make for odd South Carolina, North Carolina State and Virginia Tech are closing their seasons at home a week later than usual wi
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Hurricane, bowl season has Gamecocks, Hokies still playing

Hurricane Florence, bowl season make for odd South Carolina and Virginia Tech are closing their seasons at home a week later than usual with makeup games cancel
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State police: 12 people died in Thanksgiving weekend wrecks

Virginia State Police say 12 people were killed during traffic wrecks during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend
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Wake Forest holds off Western Carolina 71-64

Brandon Childress scored 20 points, Jaylen Hoard added 17, and Wake Forest beat Western Carolina 71-64
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Police: Driver sped toward Virginia Executive Mansion

Virginia Capitol Police say they have filed multiple charges against a man who they say drove onto Capital Square without permission and approached the Executiv
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Appeals court overturns Virginia man's death sentence

A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a Virginia man convicted of raping and beating a woman to death in 2008
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Police: Man stopped after speeding toward Executive Mansion

Virginia Capitol Police say they have apprehended a man after he drove onto Capital Square without permission and forced an officer to jump out of the way as th
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New joint venture formed to convert pig poop to power

The world's largest pork company is teaming up with a major energy company to turn pig manure into renewable natural gas
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Court upholds fishing captain's attempted theft conviction

An appeals court says a Door County judge properly convicted a fishing boat captain after he tried to win a salmon tournament by stuffing a weight inside his ca
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Virginia submits Medicaid work requirement proposal to feds

Virginia has submitted its proposed plan to require some new Medicaid recipients to have or seek a job to the federal government for approval
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Virginia Tech board backs creation of Innovation Campus

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors has given unanimous approval to a resolution backing the creation of the school's Innovation Campus in Alexandria
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