Westbrook ties for 3rd in triple-doubles, Thunder beat Cavs

Russell Westbrook moved into a tie for third place on the NBA list for triple-doubles with 23 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder
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Duck hunter wounded when dog's action discharges shotgun

Authorities in northern Utah say a man hunting ducks was wounded in the arm when a shotgun discharged after apparently being bumped or knocked over by his dog
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Coast Guard rescues capsized kayaker off Virginia state park

The Coast Guard has rescued a man whose inflatable kayak capsized in cold waters off a Virginia state park
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Hooker KOs Saucedo, defends WBO junior welterweight title

Maurice Hooker KOs Alex Saucedo, defends WBO junior welterweight title
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Report details the cost of recycling coal ash in Virginia

Dominion Energy has released a report that details the cost of recycling some of Virginia's toxic coal ash and moving the rest to landfills
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George scores 32 as Thunder roll past Suns, 118-101

George scores 32 as Thunder rolls past Suns
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Oystermen fear rain is hurting Maryland harvest

Representatives of Maryland's oyster industry say they fear that heavier rains could hurt this year's harvest
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Russell Westbrook out vs. Rockets with sprained left ankle

Russell Westbrook will miss the Oklahoma City Thunder's game Thursday night against the Houston Rockets because of a sprained left ankle
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Toilet-paper noose found in Maryland middle school bathroom

A noose has been found in a bathroom stall at a middle school in a Maryland district where several racist incidents have been reported this calendar year
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Chesapeake Energy to buy WildHorse Resource for nearly $4B

Oil and natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy Corp. plans to acquire Houston-based WildHorse Resource Development Corp. in a nearly $4 billion deal
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Chesapeake Energy to buy WildHorse Research for nearly $4B

Oil and natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy Corp. plans to acquire Houston-based WildHorse Research Development Corp. in a nearly $4 billion deal
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Chesapeake Energy to buy Houston-based WildHorse, nearly $4B

Chesapeake Energy Corp. plans to acquire Houston-based WildHorse Research Development Corp. in a nearly $4 billion deal
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Lawsuit seeks $350K for injuries in game of tag in gym class

Local Virginia education officials have been sued over a game of tag played in gym class by a student who says it caused him serious long-term injuries
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Submarine Vermont christened at Connecticut shipyard

The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine is christened at a Connecticut shipyard
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Navy: No evidence of shooting on barge in Virginia shipyard

The Navy says it has found no evidence of a shooting aboard a barge in a Virginia shipyard after a report of active shooter there
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Maryland unveils newest Chesapeake Bay license plate design

Maryland drivers can update their expression of Chesapeake pride and help with efforts to "Save the Bay" with a new license plate design that state transportati
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Firefighters: 1 dead after explosion at home

Authorities say one person has died after a suspected natural gas explosion at a home in Virginia
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Feds: 'Operation Goodfellas' breaks up $19 million drug ring

Federal officials say they've busted up a $19 million drug ring in Virginia
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How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries

On oil and gas exports, Trump administration took cues from Obama officials
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Firefighters: Natural gas explosion at home injures 9

Authorities believe a natural gas explosion at a Virginia home caused a fire that has injured nine people
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Seafood firm owner pleads guilty to falsely labeling crab

The owner of a Virginia seafood company has pleaded guilty to conspiring to falsely label foreign crab meat as fresh Chesapeake blue crab
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Picnic fizzles out as kombucha earns grandpa park ejection

Kombucha is a fizzy, fermented tea that's been drunk for centuries in China, but, for some in Virginia, it's still not an acquired taste
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State lawmaker apologizes, asks for prayers after DUI charge

A state lawmaker in Virginia has apologized after his recent arrest on charges of driving under the influence
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Gov announces deal to protect Tangier Island channel, harbor

Virginia and the Army Corps of Engineers have finalized an agreement to build a 500-foot jetty on Tangier Island to help protect a navigation channel and harbor
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