{FD} Charlottesville car attack suspect gets murder charge upgraded

The Ohio man accused of driving a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally this summer in Charlottesville had his most serious charge upgraded to first-degree murder Thursday.

{FD} Doctor accused of spiking girlfriend’s drink with abortion pills to kill unborn baby

Sikander Imran’s girlfriend, Brooke Fiske, accused him of spiking her drink with a high dosage of abortion pills to kill their unborn baby.

{FD} Man spiked girlfriend’s drink with abortion pills to kill unborn baby, woman claims

Sikander Imran’s girlfriend, Brooke Fiske, accused him of spiking her drink with a high dosage of abortion pills to kill their unborn baby.

{FD} Wreaths Across America faces shortage of wreaths for Arlington Cemetery

As part of a holiday tradition that’s been called “a celebration of life,” volunteers place a Christmas wreath on the tombstones of fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. But this year, there’s a shortfall — and volunteers are asking for help.

{FD} Wreaths Across America faces shortage of wreaths for Arlington Cemetery

As part of a holiday tradition that’s been called “a celebration of life,” volunteers place a Christmas wreath on the tombstones of fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. But this year, there’s a shortfall — and volunteers are asking for help.

{FD} Elementary school teachers smoked marijuana in office every day before school began, cops say

Two Virginia elementary school physical education teachers smoked marijuana and hashish in an office nearly every day before classes began, using air freshener to mask the smell before students walked in, police said.

{FD} DC-area drivers blast I-66 tolling system as fees hit $40 mark

Outraged Washington, D.C.-area commuters and politicians took to social media Tuesday to blast a new tolling scheme on a busy interstate heading from Virginia into the nation’s capital, as fees along the route peaked to an eye-popping $40 during the morning rush hour.

{FD} DC-area drivers hit with $34 tolls as new I-66 system rolls out

A plan to offer “new and improved travel choices” to drivers making their way into the nation’s capital Monday morning hit drivers hard in the wallet, as tolls on one stretch of I-66 soared to as high as $34.

{FD} WATCH: Pro-Life teenager punched outside Planned Parenthood clinic

A 15-year-old pro-life student was sucker-punched during a violent altercation Saturday outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Roanoke, Virginia.

{FD} Democratic group pulls ad targeting Virginia governor hopeful Ed Gillespie’s supporters

A television ad depicting supporters of Virginia governor hopeful Ed Gillespie as Confederates who attack minority children has been pulled amid a terror attack in New York City.

{FD} Charlottesville violence inflamed by law enforcement errors, report says

A string of law enforcement errors contributed to the eruption of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white nationalist rally there in August, an investigation found.

{FD} Law enforcement errors inflamed Charlottesville violence, report says

A string of law enforcement gaffes contributed to the eruption of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white nationalist rally there in August, an investigation found.

{FD} Law enforcement failed in Charlottesville, report finds

A string of law enforcement errors contributed to the eruption of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white nationalist rally there in August.

{FD} Bobcat survives being struck by car and traveling more than 50 miles stuck to grille

A 40-pound wild bobcat traveled more than 50 miles stuck to the grille of a car that hit her on a Virginia road.

{FD} Virginia youth pastor held in Thanksgiving slaying of family members

A Virginia youth pastor has been arrested in the shooting deaths of his wife, stepdaughter and the stepdaughter’s boyfriend in their home on Thanksgiving Day, police said.

{FD} Marine’s 222-mile hike a personal mission to bring awareness to military suicide

This U.S. Marine is taking on a new mission of his own for the holidays, planning to hike about 22 miles a day over two weeks to raise awareness about the high amount of suicides among military veterans.

{FD} Virginia mom charged after sending daughter to school with device to record alleged bullying

A Virginia mother has been charged with a felony after putting a recording device in her daughter’s backpack to catch alleged bullying.

{FD} MS-13 terrorizing American small towns and suburbs ill-equipped to fight back

Away from urban areas that have seen a rise in gang-related activity, MS-13’s brutality is turning up in small towns and communities that are sometimes strapped for resources or ill-equipped to deal with the threat.

{FD} Suspect in rape of two young girls being sought in Virginia

A manhunt is underway for Mike Edward Haymond, 57, who is accused of raping two girls under the age of 13 in Virginia, according to Front Royal police reported The News Virginian.

{FD} Lawmakers call out colleagues, accuse them of sexual harassment

At least two sitting members of Congress – one from each party – have been the subjects of rampant sexual harassment complaints, one lawmaker testified Tuesday in a House hearing about overhauling the current system on Capitol Hill that some argue stacks the deck against the accuser.