Inside homes in a Chesterfield County neighborhood decorated for Halloween, single moms, retirees and truck drivers were going about their Sunday routines, many watching football or cooking a family meal. One doormat said “Come in, we’re dead.”
The Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees announced Tuesday the university will rename two campus buildings and make changes to Lee Chapel.
Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates have canceled a planned Oct. 21 floor session on redistricting, saying they see no point in coming to the Capitol to work on a plan Gov. Ralph Northam promised to veto.
Closures and restrictions around the Downtown Mall, among the security measures initiated for the anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right rally, came later than expected Friday evening.
The community dock at your lakeside community doesn’t do much for your recreational boating plans if it’s inaccessible due to a long-term buildup of silt.
On Saturday, Aug. 11, at 2 p.m., the Christiansburg Library will hold a program titled “The Life and Legacy of Nannie B. Hairston”—a celebration of one of the New River Valley’s most distinguished citizens, who died last July at the age of 95.
The second Unite the Right rally is on and it will be held in Washington, D.C. after the National Park Service officially approved organizer Jason Kessler’s event permit for Sunday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, sending at least 26 others to hospitals and ratcheting up tension in an increasingly violent confrontation.
The city’s police response to the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan rally on July 8 cost Charlottesville a total of $32,835.25, according to a city spokeswoman.
Grocery giant Kroger does not have the right to preclude others from using generic terms in connection with any good or service, attorneys for grocery chain Lidl US wrote in response to Kroger’s lawsuit claiming Lidl copied its logo for its premium store brands.
Dominion Energy must test water, fish tissue and sediment in the Elizabeth River for the next two years, a federal judge ruled in a lawsuit that claimed contamination from the utility’s coal ash ponds in Chesapeake has been seeping into the river for years. The judge also is requiring Domini…
Local activists want all charges dropped against protesters arrested at last Saturday’s KKK rally after they say police used unnecessary force against demonstrators, and the Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is asking residents to urge Charlottesville’s City Council to i…
The Supreme Court of Virginia has upheld a state law that allows natural gas companies to enter private property without landowner permission to survey the route of a potential pipeline, but also required the companies to notify landowners of specific dates when crews will enter their properties.
A lawful assembly became an “unlawful assembly” on Saturday afternoon when approximately 50 Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan fulfilled their promise of descending upon Charlottesville in support of its Confederate statues.
When Doug Smith became president of the Lake Anna Civic Association about six years ago, he didn’t see the need for more law enforcement patrols on the water.
Budweiser may be the “King of Beers,” but its newest beer labels remind Virginians that the state motto is “Thus Always to Tyrants.”
Lawyers for William C. Morva unsuccessfully sought to delay his execution Thursday night following the reported concerns from an expert about Ricky Gray’s execution by injection in January.
The U.S. Department of the Interior will provide $7.2 million in matching grants to preserve nearly 1,200 acres of Civil War, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 battlefields, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Wednesday.
A Roanoke woman won a Virginia Lottery drawing not once, but 12 times, bringing her total winnings to $1.2 million.
President Donald Trump, announcing a new five-year oil and gas leasing program that could include the Atlantic Ocean, singled out the energy executives in the audience for a round of applause.
Members of many Charlottesville-area religious communities are planning a peaceful counter-demonstration to the Ku Klux Klan rally scheduled for July 8.
MADISON – Born a slave 10 years before the end of the Civil War, a Madison County native finally got his due respect Saturday when members of American Legion Post 157 honored the U.S. Army Medal of Honor winner after a year-long research project culminating with the unveiling of a Virginia H…
PRINCE GEORGE — Christian Lynn Amos kept an uneasy secret for 10 years, his mouth shut and his conscience on fire.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, met with stakeholders in Richmond Friday for a round table discussion on the potential effect of Medicaid cuts in Senate Republicans’ health care proposal.
The debate over debates in Virginia’s governor’s race flared anew Friday evening, as Democrat Ralph Northam responded to Republican Ed Gillespie’s push for 10 debates by proposing three, plus seven joint appearances.
A hip-hop video posted on social media last summer included footage of a Roanoke man named Jermaine Peavy posing with guns but, according to his lawyer, “it was done in good humor and in a performance to show the world what he could do.”
Senate Republicans’ release of their health care proposal highlighted what is likely to be a key issue in the race for governor, especially if Congress and President Donald Trump sign off on legislation giving states more latitude to set their own approach.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced Thursday he has appointed a 13-member commission to study how the city might add context to its public memorials to the Confederacy on Monument Avenue.
Democrat Ralph Northam begins the general-election phase of Virginia’s governor’s race with an 8-point lead over Republican Ed Gillespie, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
Gene Everett Washington pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Mani Aldridge and the capital murder of her mother, Robin Aldridge.
After months of public debate, official decisions and heated controversy, Charlottesville’s City Council on Monday voted to rename Lee Park as Emancipation Park and Jackson Park as Justice Park.
The future of Virginia’s Medicaid program never has been more uncertain as a new legislative subcommittee forms to take a hard look at ways to provide health care to the state’s neediest people.The failed plan proposed by President Donald Trump and U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to re…
A Republican state lawmaker from Spotsylvania County is proposing legislation to require proof of citizenship when registering to vote—a proposal some critics say is another attempt at voter suppression.
Several inconclusive investigations into Jamycheal Mitchell’s death at Hampton Roads Regional Jail have sharpened a focus on issues relating to mental health in jails and facility oversight heading into the 2017 General Assembly session.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday signed an executive order requiring future contractors that do business with the Executive Branch to adhere to a non-discrimination policy that includes bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Total firearm sales in Virginia during President Barack Obama's presidency nearly doubled over President George Bush's years in office, and surpassed a record half-million transactions in 2016 alone, new state data shows.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that he’ll push legislation this year to end Virginia’s practice of suspending the driver’s licenses of people who fail to pay court costs and fines after a criminal conviction.
University of Virginia researchers are one step closer to understanding the immune system-brain connection that they discovered last year.
RICHMOND—In the shadow of a public health emergency declaration, state health officials are trying to legalize a program that could stifle the potential outbreak of two deadly infections.The Virginia Department of Health has drafted a bill that would legalize syringe services programs in the…
The Virginia Tourism Corp. Thursday started a new marketing program specifically aimed at drawing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered — aka LGBT — tourists to visit the state.
The case, which was moved from Charlottesville after a botched attempt at holding the trial there, will feature testimony about alleged gang violence over many weeks.
Natalie Keepers, of Laurel, Maryland, was arrested Sunday and faces charges of improper disposal of a body and accessory after the fact in the commission of a felony.
The Republican Party of Virginia has scrapped plans to require a party loyalty pledge in the state’s March 1 presidential primary, the party announced Saturday afternoon.
Republican Party leaders in Virginia will ask the state to cancel a required party affiliation statement for the March 1 GOP presidential primary.