Graphic video shows Irvo Otieno being pinned in Virginia mental hospital before his death
A graphic video has been released Tuesday showing the moment sheriff’s deputies and workers at a Virginia mental hospital pinned Irvo Otieno to the ground before launching unsuccessful resuscitation efforts on the 28-year-old Black man.
Virginia's 'second-look' bill could allow some prisoners to get out of jail early
Virginia lawmakers are introducing a bill that could give prisoners a chance to get out early.
Trial begins for Black soldier suing police over violent stop in Virginia
The case of the U.S. Army lieutenant who was pepper sprayed, struck and handcuffed by police in rural Virginia, started Monday in a Federal Court in Richmond, Virginia.
Knife found inside laptop at Richmond International Airport
A knife was located within the circuitry of a laptop at the Richmond International Airport on Nov. 11.
Sniper Lee Malvo denied parole in Virginia
Virginia has denied parole to convicted sniper killer Lee Boyd Malvo, ruling that he is still a risk to the community two decades after he and his partner terrorized the Washington, D.C., region with a series of random shootings.
Richmond police: 2 men arrested in July 4 mass shooting plot; guns, 223 rounds of ammo found in home
Richmond Police said two non-U.S. citizens have been arrested after officers received a tip about a planned July 4 mass shooting.
LEGO announces plans to establish US manufacturing plant in Virginia
Global toy manufacturer the LEGO Group plans to invest more than $1 billion to build a factory in suburban Richmond, Virginia, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday.
1 dead, 7 others hurt after shooting at party in Virginia
A 20-year-old man was fatally shot and seven other young people were injured after gunfire erupted during a graduation party in central Virginia, police said Saturday.
University of Richmond to rename 6 buildings named after slaveowners, white supremacists
The University of Richmond has announced the removal of several former slave owners' names from six campus buildings.
Contents of second time capsule discovered in Richmond unveiled
The contents of a long-sought-after time capsule that was found during the removal of a giant pedestal that once held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond were unveiled Tuesday.
Time capsule hidden beneath Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond opened after 130 years
A rust-colored 1875 almanac, a cloth envelope and a silver coin were found Wednesday in a time capsule that lay hidden beneath a towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Virginia for more than 130 years.
Virginia IT agency for legislature hit with ransomware attack
The information technology agency that serves Virginia’s legislature has been hit by a ransomware attack that has substantially affected its operations, state officials said Monday.
Neo-Nazi members of The Base who plotted to bring firearms to pro-gun rally in Virginia sentenced to 9 years
Two members of the neo-Nazi organization The Base who were living in Delaware when they discussed bringing firearms to a pro-gun rally in Richmond were sentenced to nine years in prison on Thursday.
3 fraternity members indicted in VCU student's hazing death turn themselves in
Three fraternity members wanted in connection to the hazing death of a Virginia Commonwealth University student have turned themselves in to police.
Richmond Robert E Lee statue coming down Wednesday
Richmond’s controversial Robert E. Lee monument will finally be removed on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.
Find out what’s inside the time capsule replacing the one underneath Richmond’s Robert E Lee monument
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Tuesday announced which items will be stored inside the time capsule that will replace the one located underneath Richmond’s contentious Robert E. Lee monument once it comes down.
1 dead, 4 injured after gunman opens fire in Richmond
One person is dead, and four are injured after a gunman opened fire at a Richmond apartment complex on Tuesday evening.
VCU launches independent review into Greek life after student dies in off-campus fraternity house
Virginia Commonwealth University announced Tuesday that they are launching an independent investigation into Greek life days after a student died in an off-campus fraternity house.
VCU student from Loudoun Co. dies in off-campus fraternity house
Adam Oakes, 19, of Sterling, died at an off-campus fraternity house at Virginia Commonwealth University on Saturday after what his family has described as a rush event where the teen reportedly drank a large quantity of alcohol.
Find out how to become an extra on ‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond’ in Virginia
“The Walking Dead: World Beyond” is back in Virginia for season two – and the production crew is looking for extras who can be in the Richmond area.