Board allows candidates extra time to get on ballot

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two prominent Republican congressional candidates were given a reprieve by the Virginia State Board of Elections for not filing candidate...

Opponents: Pipeline’s defeat ‘a testament to perseverance’

By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richard Averitt and his wife have spent six years and more than six figures fighting to...

More than 100,000 Virginia entities get PPP loans

By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's businesses and nonprofits took in between $9.5 billion to $18.2 billion through the U.S. Treasury...
Arrests for March 25 Edition

Police: 5 hospitalized for shooting in Virginia apartment

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five people were hospitalized for gunshot wounds after a dispute inside an apartment building in Virginia led to a shooting...

Richmond removing statue of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart

By STEVE HELBER and DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Work crews began taking down an enormous monument to Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart,...

Virginia prison inmate dies in apparent attack by cellmate

POUND, Va. (AP) — An inmate at a Virginia prison who died Friday apparently was killed by his cellmate, officials said. The 47-year-old inmate who...

Police: Virginia man posts stickers to spread Neo Nazi blog

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man accused of posting QR code stickers that direct people to a white supremacist blog has been arrested. Samuel...

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state...

Richmond removes 2nd Confederate statue as crowd cheers

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Work crews removed a second Confederate monument in Richmond on Thursday, as the city rushes to take down statues that...
Some court proceedings to continue amid  COVID-19 emergency

Court window smashed, at least 2 arrests in Virginia protest

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A demonstration against the end of the moratorium on evictions put in place in Virginia due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Report: Chesapeake Bay crab population remains healthy

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A new report says that blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay are not being over harvested. The Daily Press in...

Robert E. Lee statue becomes epicenter of protest movement

By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Just a little over a month ago, the area around Richmond's iconic statue of Confederate Gen....

Stonewall Jackson removed from Richmond’s Monument Avenue

By DENISE LAVOIE and ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Work crews wielding a giant crane, harnesses and power tools wrested an imposing...

Deputy: White woman lied about assault by Black couple

POWHATAN, Va. (AP) — A white Virginia woman has been charged with filing a false assault report against a Black couple, authorities said. Gladys Townsend,...

Court window smashed, at least 2 arrests in Virginia protest

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A demonstration against the end of the moratorium on evictions put in place in Virginia due to the coronavirus pandemic...

New gun laws, other Democratic priorities to go into effect

By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marijuana will be decriminalized, local governments will have the ability to take down Confederate monuments, and...

Virginia health officials warn against coronavirus scams

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Health is warning residents that scammers might call them posing as COVID-19 contact tracers in order...

In late reversal, Northam moves to keep limits on bars

By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is taking a late step to keep people from gathering at bars...

Virginia moves a step closer to harnessing offshore wind

By BEN FINLEY Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor ceremonially signed legislation Monday that sets a path for the eventual approval of...

Confederate flag losing prominence 155 years after Civil War

By JAY REEVES Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Long a symbol of pride to some and hatred to others, the Confederate battle flag is...