Virginia unlikely to decriminalize marijuana this year

A key panel in the Virginia state House has rejected a proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

MORE: Contract workers strike at Dulles Airport

More than 200 contracted service workers at Dulles Airport went on strike Wednesday to protest against their employer, Huntleigh USA Corporation.

Loudoun County chairwoman to serve on Gov.-elect Northam’s transition team

Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) will serve on Governor-elect Ralph Northam’s 85-member transition committee.

Loudoun County Animal Services imports adoptable dogs from Puerto Rico

Loudoun residents will soon have the opportunity to adopt four dogs from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Gov. McAuliffe calls for independent review of Metro

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) plans to launch an independent review of the Metro (WMATA) in a bid to identify potential changes to its governance, funding and help the transit authority support growth in the region.

Groups laud Virginia, Sen. Black for outlawing female circumcision

International groups that work to combat violence against women and girls are praising the Virginia General Assembly for approving legislation that makes female genital mutilation a crime.

Fourth and final Metro SafeTrack surge of 2016 begins today

Starting today riders on Metro’s Orange and Silver lines should brace for delays as the region’s metrorail begins its fourth and final round of SafeTrack repairs for the year.

Traveling for the holidays? Airports Authority has some travel tips for you

If you are flying out of Washington, D.C. regional airports this holiday season, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has some tips for you.

Loudoun County closer to getting its first state park

Supervisors on Tuesday approved a resolution that supports allocating funds from the interim budget to acquire a 281-acre parcel in northwest Loudoun in the Catoctin District.

Loudoun launches new real-time bus tracking system

Loudoun County has launched a new web-based “Bus Time” information system for commuter bus riders to know the arrival times of their buses.