Across the Virginias: School close and reopen around COVID-19 cases

By Bobby Bordelon Featuring reporting by Aila Boyd, Shawn Nowlin, Heather Bell After the return to school began, a number of schools have started the cycle...

Appeals court rejects rehearing in bathroom case

Associated Press undefined RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday denied a request for a full-court review of a ruling that a...

Richmond University president says he will step down in 2022

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The first Black president of a university in Virginia's capital city has announced that he will step down in 2022. University...

Virginia: Warner, Gade meet in first debate of Senate race

By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia and his Republican opponent Daniel Gade sparred over the dangers...

VCU aims to boost numbers on National Voter Registration Day

By INDIA ESPY-JONES of Capital News Service undefined RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tuesday marks National Voter Registration Day, and volunteers at Virginia Commonwealth University in...

Warrant issued for man accused of driving toward protesters

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of driving a pickup truck toward a group of...

Stranded, 700-pound sea turtle euthanized in Virginia

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Aquarium team had to euthanize a 700-pound (318-kilogram) sea turtle that became stranded on a beach. The aquarium's Stranding...

Two Virginia residents face charges after found with gun, shovels near airport

LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Two Virginia residents were arrested Monday after authorities said they were found walking on railroad tracks behind an Ohio...

Virginia ski resort announces winter season reopening plan

NELLYSFORD, Va. (AP) — A ski resort in Virginia has announced that it expects to reopen for the winter season with precautions in place...

Industry leaders fill advisory board for new Tech campus

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An advisory board of tech industry executives will guide the new Virginia Tech campus in northern Virginia that was instrumental...

Willis scores 3 TDs in his Liberty debut, Flames win 30-24

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Malik Willis rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns in his Liberty debut as the Flames opened their season...

Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racism

By COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment...

Long lines accompany start of early voting in Virginia

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Lines of voters stretched hundreds deep in northern Virginia and other parts of the state on the first day of...

Cincinnati police veteran chosen as new Virginia Beach chief

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A 30-year veteran of the Cincinnati Police Department has been named as the new police chief of Virginia Beach,...

Northam seeks to reassure Virginians on early voting

By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam is trying to reassure Virginians that voting by mail is safe and that...

A Mountain Media lookback at September 11

By Bobby Bordelon Reporting by Carol Hall, Nancy Lindsey In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, four commercial air liners were hijacked by...

Schools in Virginia begin to open as West Virginia prepares

By Bobby Bordelon Featuring reporting by Aila Boyd, Shawn Nowlin, Heather Bell, Heather Clower, Some local students in Virginia have officially returned to classrooms as West...

Police chief on leave after confederate statue charges

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The police chief in Portsmouth, Virginia, is on paid leave nearly three weeks after her department charged a state senator...

Virginians debate whether virus vaccine should be mandatory

By Will Gonzalez of Capital News Service undefined RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Though the federal government is asking states to prepare for the possibility of...
Burglars pose as Assessor’s Office employees

Police in Virginia shoot, kill man in domestic situation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Two police officers shot and killed a man Sunday while responding to a violent domestic situation at a home...