Norfolk Bomb Threat Gets FBI Involved On 9/11

A bomb threat called in to Virginia State Police this morning had Norfolk residents on edge and Homeland Security and members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force on guard. The threat involved the Hampton Road Bridge area, prompting law…

Plane Crashes Into Apartment Building After Engine Dies

A small, two-seater plane crashed into a Virginia apartment building early this morning after the engine died, authorities say. 61-year old William Larson of Vienna and Tache L. Alejandro of Orlando were reportedly taking infrared photos when the plane began…

Powerball Jackpot Back To $40 Million After Wednesday’s Win

The Powerball jackpot is currently back at $40 million as a ticket in Virginia won the $217 prize in Wednesday’s drawing. The winning ticket was sold in Richmond, and represented the biggest single prize won since the record $588 million…

Wikipedia Moves To Ashburn, Virginia

The Wikimedia Foundation announced today that it is transitioning its main technical operations from a data center in Tampa to one in Ashburn, Virginia, in move it says will improve the technical performance and reliability for all its sites, including…

Yelp Reviews Ruled Free Speech Until Proven Defamatory. Right Call?

Last month, in a case of free speech vs. business reputation, a Virginia judge ordered Yelp (and Angie’s List) user Jane Perez to change negative reviews on the sites, which cast a contractor as a thief. The contractor, Christopher Dietz…

Metallica Helps FBI Search for Virginia Killer

Metallica helps the FBI in their quest to locate a Virginia killer, according to the Associated Press. The band recently released a public service announcement, asking their legion of fans to come forward with any information they may have regarding…

White House Crasher Running For Governor Of VA

Tareq Salahi is known for a lot of things; crashing the White House, for instance, with his wife Michaele. The two were also featured on one season of “The Real Housewives Of D.C.”, no doubt because of the state dinner…

Virginia Trailer Features a Trashier, Sassier Jennifer Connelly

For the past few years, Jennifer Connelly has become very boring. Her movie choices are boring, her performances are boring — the lady’s career just hasn’t been that interesting. With writer/director Dustin Lance Black’s 2010 drama/comedy “Virginia”, the “Dark City”…