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WATCH: Daycare Owners' Arrest Outside Weenie Beenie Leads To On-Camera Mooning

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.18.2013 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- What do full moons, a Weenie Beenie and a children's daycare have in common? Usually, nothing. But reports on the arrest of t...

Students Poison Teacher With Hand Sanitizer (VIDEO)

Posted 03.27.2013 | DC

Two middle-schoolers who put hand sanitizer into their 66-year-old teacher's tea over the course of several months now face felony charges. WAVY ha...

Penis-Drawing Prank Goes Awry

Posted 03.27.2013 | DC

Take a look at this mugshot and see if you can guess why this man was arrested: The man with the penis drawing on his left cheek is a 31-year-o...

$1.5 Million House Comes With Odd And Racy Extra Incentive

Posted 03.19.2013 | DC

A Virginia house on the market for $1.5 million comes with a racy extra incentive to buy! This four bedroom, seven bath house conveys with a 2007 M...

Prosecutor: Rapper Attempted Human Sacrifice To Advance Career

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 05.15.2013 | DC

A Henrico County judge Thursday scheduled a two-day trial in June for an aspiring rap star who, according to a prosecutor, apparently believed that he...

Oral Sex Now Legal In Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Frank Green | Posted 05.13.2013 | DC

A divided three-judge panel of the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned Virginia's anti-sodomy law in a Colonial Hei...

LOOK: Woman With World's Longest Legs Has A Surprise Neighbor

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.12.2013 | DC

Northern Virginia is, it increasingly appears, rich in genetically-gifted world record-holders. Arlingtonian Annie Hawkins-Turner -- her stage name...

Does This Painting Portend The Apocalypse? A Virginia Artist Says Yes

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.08.2013 | DC

Virginia artist Athalyn Rose says she did not have this particular thing in mind when she asked for a miracle in 1998. "What I was hoping for was p...

LOOK: $45 Million Versailles Look-Alike To Be Built On Kennedy Estate

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

A gigantic mansion fit for a queen, or a lawsuit, is getting its second story. With a Kennedy. Last we heard, litigious neighbors had derailed plan...

Watch: Real Estate Agent's SHOCKING Behavior Caught On Video

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.04.2013 | DC

This real estate agent wanted more than just a commission. On Feb. 9, Stephen Brumme, a 60-year-old real estate agent from Silver Spring, Md., was ...

LOOK: This $6 Million Virginia Farm Is Unusually Horse Friendly

Posted 03.02.2013 | DC

Dogs and cats in real estate photos have gotten to be adorably commonplace. But horses roaming around inside the house? Definitely not common enough. ...

This Bizarre Milk Prank Hails From Virginia

Posted 02.27.2013 | DC

Sure, they may be making a mess, but at least they're creating jobs. Or making people hate the jobs they have. Pranskters and recent HuffPost Live ...

WATCH: This Virginia Cat Thinks She's Michael Phelps

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.01.2013 | DC

Holly the cat goes swimming, wearing a life vest, at a day spa for animals just outside the nation's capital. Holly's owner, Dani Lawhorne, says th...

Theft Most Fowl: Chicken Reported Stolen From Northern Virginia Crock Pot

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.26.2013 | DC

Arlington Now reports that a most dastardly crime has been reported in Northern Virginia: A resident on the 600 block of S. Carlin Springs Road tol...

CRAZY Road Rage Story Involves A Mercedes And A 2x4

Posted 02.19.2013 | DC

First, a botched left turn. Then, a turn for the worse. Much worse. The drivers of two cars -- a 2008 Chevrolet Impala and a 2004 Mercedes-Benz S45...

Pizza Shop Offers Very Unusual Discount

AP | Posted 04.21.2013 | DC

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach pizza shop owner is showing his support for firearm rights by giving gun owners a 15 percent discount. T...

Civil War Skeletons, Still Unidentified, To Be Buried

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 04.14.2013 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says the remains of two unknown Union sailors recovered from the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor will be...

Ready For 'Doomsday Dollars'?

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Markus Schmidt | Posted 04.13.2013 | DC

If you ask Del. Robert G. Marshall, doomsday might be just around the corner. That's why the Prince William County Republican wants to prepare Virgin...

LOOK: Would You Live HERE?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.09.2013 | DC

Every once in a while, a lighthouse will come up for sale. And the minds of those who crave adventure, solitude and sturdiness -- but who, paradoxical...

CRAZY Things Are Illegal In Virginia.. Like Oral Sex

Richmond Times-Dispatch | A. Barton Hinkle | Posted 04.05.2013 | DC

Only one or two centuries late, Virginia lawmakers have decided it is none of their business if unmarried couples share a roof. So the legislators are...

Hank The Cat Has Some Thoughts About The Trillion Dollar Coin

Posted 01.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Hank the Cat, the feisty Virginia feline who retired from politics in November after losing an unusual bid for a U.S. Senate seat, has b...

Don't Use Drones To Spy On Virginia Hunters, Says Lawmaker

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 03.15.2013 | DC

Virginians don't like anything to come between them and their hunting. And if Sen. Frank M. Ruff Jr., R-Mecklenburg, has his way, you'll be able to ad...

Emu On The Run Joins Jogger

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | DC

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- A man in Virginia Beach picked up an unusual jogging partner when an emu began following him. Animal shelter supervisor Wayne ...

LOOK: Obama-Inspired Dress Ready For Inauguration Return

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Instead of wearing her love for President Obama on her sleeve, Lola Lombard wears it on her skirt -- right around the right hip. The ...

UPDATED: Tied-Up Goat Mystery Is Solved

Posted 11.29.2012 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- This goat keeps getting gotten. Staten Island has its wayward zebras and ponies. Northern Virginia and Maryland have stolen goat ...