Record-breaking fundraising in Virginia’s legislative races
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The battle for control of Virginia's legislature is leading to record-breaking political fundraising as special interest groups spend big in the final weeks of the...
Appeals court to hold rehearing on Trump hotel lawsuit
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will reconsider a ruling from a three-judge panel that threw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency...
IndyCar back on track at Richmond for 1st time in a decade
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — IndyCar turned laps at Richmond Raceway for the first time in a decade during a Tuesday tire test that gave the series' most recent two champions a look at both the Virginia...
Righting ‘sins of omission’: Monument honors Virginia women
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Around a thousand people filled Virginia's Capitol Square for the dedication Monday of statues honoring some of the state's trailblazing women, part of a monument organizers...
Remains of infant discovered near homes in Virginia
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating the death of a baby boy whose remains were found in a residential area.
Chesterfield County police Capt. Jay Thornton said in a...
Virginia capital to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's capital city will recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday, joining a shift away from a day traditionally reserved for honoring Christopher...
Queen Latifah to host Women’s Achieve Summit in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Queen Latifah will host the Women's Achieve Summit next week in Richmond, Virginia.
The Tuesday summit will coincide with the 400th anniversary of the recruitment of...
Virginia ranks among states with lowest crime rates
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia had the fourth lowest violent crime rate and 13th lowest property crime rate in the United States last year, according to new data from the FBI.
Virginia legislative elections provide warmup for 2020
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is a low-key retired school teacher who hasn't faced serious competition since the first President Bush was in office.
Virginia educators to host forum on trauma in schools
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Education Association will host a community forum to address the growing issue of trauma in schools.
"Trauma, Adversity, and the Resiliency of Our Brains"...
Virginia capital’s state-low graduation rate drops again
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — New data show the capital of Virginia's already state-low high school graduation rate has fallen again.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch, citing data from the Virginia...
Salem educator wins teacher of the year award
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A high school English teacher from southwest Virginia has won the state teacher of the year award.
Salem High School 12th grade teacher Andrea Carson Johnson was awarded...
Virginia man accused of sexually assaulting, killing toddler
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A 25-year-old Virginia man has been charged in the sexual assault and slaying of a 17-month-old girl.
News outlets report city police announced Monday that Barron T....
Competitive Senate race spends over $1 million in media ads
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A competitive race in District 12 — covering Henrico and Hanover counties — has become the first Senate race in Virginia to spend over $1 million in broadcast TV...
Man charged in death of Virginia college administrator
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man jailed in an unrelated case has been indicted in the death of a Virginia college administrator.
The Richmond Police Department says in a statement on Monday that...
Richmond area reports zero unhealthy ozone air quality days
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It's been a good year for air quality in Richmond.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality says the Richmond metropolitan area recorded zero unhealthy ozone air...
Young TD sparks UT Martin to 38-28 win over Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Lamarcus Young's early 41-yard touchdown run sparked UT Martin to a 38-28 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup.
Englis helps Richmond hold off Albany 23-20
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Beau English threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Richmond sacked Albany quarterback Jeff Underfuffler seven times as the Spiders held off the Great Danes 23-20 on...
School district advances conversation around gun violence
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In Virginia, where the annual number of firearm-related deaths paces the national average, black males are disproportionately the victims of gun-related violence. The state's...
Virginia city’s nature center closing for renovation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A popular nature center in Richmond, Virginia, will soon be closing temporarily for a $2.3 million renovation.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Maymont’s Robins...
Fired teacher who wouldn’t use trans student’s pronouns sues
WEST POINT, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school teacher who was fired for refusing to use a transgender student's new pronouns has filed a lawsuit.
Judge issues mixed ruling in Virginia abortion law challenge
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday upheld a Virginia law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound and wait at least 24 hours before having an abortion, as well as the state's...
Transportation officials seek public input for I-95 study
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Transportation officials are seeking public input of a study of Virginia's 179 miles of the Interstate 95 corridor.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board has initiated a...
Artist Kehinde Wiley unveils bold sculpture in Times Square
NEW YORK (AP) — Perpetually crowded Times Square has a new statue for pedestrians to navigate — but it's unlike any other.
Artist Kehinde Wiley unveiled his biggest work ever Friday, a...
Fair offering area for guests with sensory-processing issues
DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — The State Fair of Virginia will have a special area for the first time this year for visitors with sensory-processing issues, such as families with an autistic child.
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Correction: Liberty University-Falwell story
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about Liberty University, The Associated Press, relying on information from the school's accreditor, reported erroneously that the Southern Association of...
Outside prosecutors to review fatal police shooting of woman
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — The Henrico County commonwealth's attorney says two other prosecutors have agreed to review the recent fatal shooting by police of a woman inside her suburban Richmond...
CarMax: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ CarMax Inc. (KMX) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $233.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had net...
Virginia immigration activists seek driving licenses for all
CENTREVILLE, Va. (AP) — A coalition of activists is pushing for Virginia to issue driver's licenses to residents regardless of their immigration status.
Lawsuit calls for full public view of executions in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prison officials are unconstitutionally limiting public access to executions in Virginia by blocking witnesses from seeing certain steps in the process, four news...
Longtime AP employee Bobby Baker dies at 79
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bobby E. Baker, who worked for more than 43 years in technology and communications for The Associated Press, has died.
Woman pardoned by Clinton appointed to parole board
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond woman who served more than six years of a lengthy federal prison sentence before being pardoned by President Bill Clinton has been appointed to a state board that...
Truex wins again at Richmond; Gibbs’ Jones disqualified
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. seemed to have a "pinch me" moment as he climbed from his car in victory lane.
Nudged off the lead with 87 laps to go, Truex rallied Saturday night,...
The Latest: Truex wins again, leads 1-2-3-4 finish for Gibbs
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Richmond Raceway (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. passed Kyle Busch with 25 laps to go and won his second...
Bell opens Xfinity playoffs with dominant run
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Christopher Bell passed pole-sitter Austin Cindric for the lead after 85 laps and won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway on Friday night.
Keselowski wins pole for NASCAR playoff race at Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has won the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.
Keselowski earned his second career pole at Richmond and the 17th of...
Busch looks to rebound as NASCAR playoffs move to Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The NASCAR playoffs didn't start the way Kyle Busch wanted. An early swipe of the wall at Las Vegas and slow lapped traffic relegated him to a middle-of-the-pack finish that...
Virginia jail ends ‘God Pod’ after Muslim inmates sue
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jail has ended a program which inmates dubbed the "God Pod" after a lawsuit alleged the program provided favorable treatment to Christians and discriminated...
Hundreds rally in Richmond, urging action on climate change
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered in Richmond to take part in a wave of global protests demanding action on climate change.
Dominion planning large wind farm off Virginia coast
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday to seek approval to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia...
Virginia airports receive $23M in funding for improvements
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $23.2 million in federal funding to support improvement projects at 11 Virginia airports.
Population is expected to shrink in rural Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More and more people are relocating to Highland County, Virginia, everyday!" the county's website says.
Online, local officials offer resources and encouragement for...
Voter registration up in Virginia’s Democratic strongholds
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Over the past four years, voter registration has grown more in Virginia localities that tend to vote Democratic than in localities that usually go Republican. That could spell...
Virginia man who fled police car is caught in Pennsylvania
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania have caught a Virginia man wanted on drug charges who escaped police custody almost a month ago.
Single tickets for ‘Hamilton’ in Virginia on sale next week
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Single-ticket sales for local runs of the blockbuster musical "Hamilton" in Richmond and Norfolk go on sale next week.
Officials: 2 adults, juvenile killed in Virginia house fire
BUCKINGHAM, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say the bodies of two adults and a juvenile have been found in the debris of a house fire.
News outlets report the Buckingham County Sheriff's...
Morrissey talks policy, says ‘no scores to settle’ in Senate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Joe Morrissey staged a primary challenge against Sen. Rosalyn Dance, he also faced off against the state's top Democratic leadership -- Gov. Ralph Northam, U.S. Sen. Tim...