Stories tagged: Virginia
Mon., July 15, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges Monday for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday and postponed any movement on gun laws until after …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House’s, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
Virginians will elect members of the House of Delegates using a map seen as favorable to Democrats, according to ruling Monday by the Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 12:55 p.m.
An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration.
Tue., June 4, 2019, 11:04 a.m.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s mass shooting in Virginia Beach …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 10:51 a.m.
The resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn’t contain anything that foreshadowed the bloody rampage to come, a city …
Tue., May 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m.
A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results …
Tue., May 14, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
Authorities in Virginia say two missing women and a missing teenage girl were shot to death by a carnival worker who met the victims through the traveling show.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
A 19-year-old woman who graduated from Central Valley High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy last year was shot and killed over the weekend in Portsmouth, Virginia.
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
Mon., March 4, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 12:34 p.m.
Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam considered resigning amid a scandal that he once wore blackface, but the pediatric neurologist said Sunday that he’s “not going anywhere” because the state “needs …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 1:32 p.m.
Virginia’s governor pledged to work at healing the state’s racial divide Saturday, even as calls mounted for the lieutenant governor to resign – capping an astonishing week that saw all …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 7:45 p.m.
Amazon.com is reconsidering its plan to bring 25,000 jobs to a new campus in New York City, according to two people familiar with the company’s thinking, following a wave of …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
Virginia’s state government seemed to come unglued Friday as an embattled Gov. Ralph Northam made it clear he won’t resign and the man in line to succeed him was hit …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 8:52 p.m.
The political crisis in Virginia spun out of control Wednesday when the state’s attorney general confessed to putting on blackface in the 1980s and a woman went public with detailed …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 4:15 p.m.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s office put much of the business of governing on hold Tuesday as the Democrat privately weighed whether he can stay in the job despite the uproar …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
A political death watch took shape at Virginia’s Capitol as Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether to resign amid a furor over a racist photo …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam apologized on Friday for a racist photo in which he appeared more than 30 years ago, but said he did not intend to heed calls to …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
A panel of federal judges has chosen a redistricting map for Virginia’s House of Delegates that could shift some districts toward Democrats and help the party gain control in this …
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
RICHMOND, Va. – Some prominent legislators are backing a bill to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes and vapes from 18 to 21 in Virginia, a state where tobacco …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
An elected official in Virginia violated the First Amendment when she temporarily blocked a constituent on Facebook, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, in a novel case with implications for …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
All four were inmates at Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the state prison in central Virginia is failing to provide adequate medical care and …
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
The University of Maryland-Baltimore County had no chance. Not against mighty Virginia, certainly not against history.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
A Virginia high school teacher who refused to use a transgender student’s new pronouns has been fired.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Virginia wildlife officials: Man secretly fed bears for decade, saying he wanted ‘to keep them safe’
For 10 years, a Virginia man has been secretly feeding bears “to keep them safe from poachers” – a violation of the state’s “bear no-feeding” law, wildlife authorities say.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 9:02 p.m.
The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday’s evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
Amazon on Tuesday made it official: The company’s headquarters expansion will be in Arlington County, Virginia, and the Long Island City neighborhood of New York.
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
Despite being labeled a “devotee of Bigfoot erotica,” a Republican candidate won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.