(Metro) General Motors is now taking applications for its victims fund.
The focus will be on victims of accidents related to defective ignition switches in its small cars.
GM says it will pay from 20-thousand to several million dollars per claim to cover death and injuries from crashes in which the air bags didn't deploy.
The company is promising to make the first payouts from the $400-million dollar fund by November.
(Metro) A bill reforming the troubled Veterans Affairs Department is headed to President Obama's desk after final passage by the Senate last night.
The legislation goes after systemic VA scheduling problems and unreasonable wait times.
It would give many vets the option of seeking care outside the VA system.
The University of Virginia School of Law has launched a new effort to document the lives of people walking through its hallways, but the focus of this new project isn't on the world-renowned professors or the students.
The Albemarle County Fair opened its doors on Thursday, and will run through Saturday.
Charlottesville has made the postseason each of the last two seasons but lost in the first round both times.
With the start of preseason camp just days away, the Virginia football team continues to build momentum on the recruiting trail.
The outbreak of the Ebola virus in three African countries has forced the Virginia women's basketball team to cancel a scheduled visit to the continent later this month.
Jeff Woody could hardly hide his excitement following Monticello High School's first football practice of the season.
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES revives and approves a Republican-authored border crisis bill after GOP leaders resolve an internal battle that scuttled the vote a day earlier — but there's little chance of any bill reaching President Obama's desk until the fall.
Tank fire and airstrikes pummeled Gaza, as Israeli forces moved deeper into the West Bank, searching for a soldier apparently captured by Hamas militants, despite a three-day cease-fire that didn't even last two hours Friday.
Authorities in northern Mexico say security forces have rescued 70 migrants who had been kidnapped and were being held at a house inside a gated community in the coastal city of Madero.
Moody's ratings agency has upgraded Greece's government bond rating , predicting a gradual decline of the national debt.
An environmental panel says fewer than 100 of Mexico's vaquita marina porpoises are left and they are in imminent danger of extinction.