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Court says Bob McDonnell will be free during appeal

2:31 pm - A federal appeals court has approved the former Virginia governor's request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions. A hearing is set for May 12. Full story

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Virginia Senate approves measure allowing 2-term governor

2:46 pm - Sen. Thomas Garrett, R-Lynchburg argued that voters should have a chance to re-elect the governor, no matter who it is. Garrett's measure was approved 24-15. Full story

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Richmond women win right to have names on twins' birth certificates

A designate judge ordered the certificates be amended to show that Maria Hayman and her wife, Joanie Hayman, are the "only parents of the children." Full story

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Virginia Senate committee defeats gun control proposals

12:15 pm - The Republican-led committee rejected Democratic gun control bills that included restoring a state law requiring criminal background checks on private sales at gun shows. Full story

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