A controversial bill that would restrict transgender athletes from competing in sports aligning with their gender identity has passed its first hurdle in the Virginia General assembly.
The mother of seven said Republicans and Democrats reached out to her wanting her to represent their parties.
Virginia lawmakers are introducing a bill that could give prisoners a chance to get out early.
Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin requested a bill to pass through the general assembly requiring schools to inform students and their families of awards they received. FOX 5 spoke to one of the lawmakers putting the bill together.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine announced Friday that he will seek reelection in 2024.
Virginia House Republicans have voted down a bill that would have allowed doctors to prescribe psilocybin, or "magic mushrooms," for treatment of a small set of mental health conditions.
Should there be a mandatory "cooling-off period" when people go to purchase a gun?
Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney Buta Biberaj says in a memo obtained by FOX 5, that her office will stop prosecuting some misdemeanor cases, claiming the office is "inundated" and prosecutors need to focus on violent and felony crimes.
The Virginia General Assembly began its annual legislative session on Wednesday with lawmakers pushing abortion restrictions on day one of the session.
Virginia state Sen. Jennifer McClellan has won the Democratic nomination for the House seat vacated by the late Rep. Donald McEachin.
A Fairfax County guidance counselor kept his job after being convicted of sex crimes. Now, a new law in Virginia could prevent that from ever happening again.
Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin is following in the footsteps of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and banning TikTok for some government officials.
A key issue on the ballot as early voting opens in Maryland is the legalization of marijuana. In this election special, FOX 5's Katie Barlow breaks down the measure & also looks at laws across the DMV.
Congressman Aston Don McEachin, the politician, lawyer and U.S. Representative for Virginia's fourth district, has died, according to his staff.
A new bill in Virginia would require transgender student-athletes to play on teams based on their biological sex.
Former President Donald Trump, who is expected to announce a 2024 presidential run on November 15, is already taking aim at some of his potential opponents, including Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin.
Virginia’s Republican lieutenant governor, Winsome Earle-Sears, said in a TV interview Thursday that if Donald Trump makes a third bid for the White House, she would not support him.
After a closely contested race, Abigail Spanberger has been re-elected to the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 7th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press.
The Republican Party won fewer congressional races than expected in Virginia and across the country. Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin is now calling on the GOP to move beyond just talking about problems, and instead campaign on how they'll fix problems.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accepted Youngkin's apology, her spokesperson says.