Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed two criminal justice reform bills into law and proposed adding $1 million to the state budget to investigate the culture at the Virginia Military Institute after a newspaper article described allegations of racism.
Several Virginia residents have filed notice that they will appeal a ruling allowing the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from its prominent place in the state's capital city.
A judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Democratic Virginia governor's plans to remove an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee — but said the state can't immediately act on his order.
A lawsuit seeking to prevent Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond is scheduled to go to trial Monday.
The Stafford County sheriff’s office is warning people to be wary about scam callers after a local couple was swindled out of $8,000.
The Virginia House of Delegates has approved a budget that includes funding for a host of criminal justice and police reforms amid national unrest over racial injustice and police brutality.
The Virginia Senate approved wide-ranging police reform legislation Thursday that would prohibit the use of chokeholds, restrict no-knock search warrants, and expand the grounds to decertify law enforcement officials who commit misconduct.
A law firm with ties to prominent Democrats has filed a lawsuit attempting to keep rapper Kanye West off presidential ballots in Virginia.
A lawsuit seeking to prevent Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee can proceed, a judge ruled Tuesday, clearing the way for a trial in the fall.
A Robert E. Lee statue that’s been in the U.S. Capitol for more than a century will likely be removed and turned over to a museum in Richmond.
Officials in Virginia’s capital city have approved a proposal for a 200-foot (61-meter) mural displaying the words “Black Lives Matter” to be painted near the state Capitol building.
Virginia lawmakers will meet for a special session to address the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread calls for criminal justice reform sparked by the death of George Floyd.
Virginia lawmakers plan to take up dozens of criminal justice reforms during a special legislative session this week, but one proposal in particular is expected to spark an intense battle: a push to change a law that allows police to charge people with felony assault even if the arresting officers are not seriously hurt.
A Virginia man who a prosecutor described as a leader of the Ku Klux Klan and who drove through a Black Lives Matter protest in June was sentenced Monday to six years in jail.
A circuit court judge in Virginia Monday imposed an injunction barring the state from dismantling a 21-foot-high statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond.
American Airlines says a flight out of Virginia was delayed after a passenger refused to comply with its policy requiring a face mask.
The video, recorded July 28 by Mikhail Smith, shows a White woman yelling at a group of people attending a hologram memorial event in honor of George Floyd in Virginia.
The family of George Floyd witnessed the unveiling of a hologram in Virginia Tuesday night, where flickering lights came together to create an image of Floyd's head and shoulders transposed over the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue.
A city dump truck was set on fire as protesters faced off with police in Virginia's capital during a demonstration billed as support for protesters on the other side of the country in Portland, Oregon.
At least six people were arrested in protests in Richmond over the weekend.