(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia Republicans are set to pick a nominee for this year's gubernatorial election at a convention on Saturday, testing the lasting strength of Trumpism in a state that has deepened its blue hue during former President Donald Trump's tenure. In a crowded... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Officers arrested three men Wednesday evening in connection with a shooting outside an apartment complex in Richmond, Virginia, that left a mother and her 3-month-old baby dead and three other women wounded, police said. The Richmond Police Department said its officers were... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Ben Jealous, a prominent civil rights leader who helmed the NAACP for five years, is endorsing Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy in the race to be Virginia's next governor -- handing the former state delegate a significant boost one day after her... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Charlottesville can remove two statues of Confederate generals, which civil rights activists say paid homage to America's history of slavery and racism.The statues depict... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) -- Two people are dead and eight wounded following three separate shooting incidents in Virginia Beach, Virginia, late Friday night, authorities said."We have a very chaotic incident, a... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) -- At least nine people are shot and two are dead following shootings in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Friday night.Officers patrolling the 1900 block of Atlantic Avenue in a resort area heard... Read More.
By JACQULINE LAUREAN YATES, GMA(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia has now become the fourth state to put an end to cosmetic animal testing and sales of animal-tested cosmetics.Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Humane Cosmetics Act, which prohibits cosmetics manufacturers... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia state lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would abolish the state's death penalty.Virginia House of Delegates member Mike Mullin and state Sen. Scott Surovell introduced bills to their respective houses that... Read More.
BY: HALEY YAMADA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The Virginia Military Institute removed the statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson from its Lexington campus on Monday following allegations from Black cadets of racism at the school. The institution's board voted to remove the... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Eta’s moisture combined with a cold front Thursday, which resulted in copious amounts of rain that caused some of the worst flooding in parts of Virginia and North Carolina since 1995.A... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Eta made landfall early Thursday as a tropical storm near Cedar Key, Florida, and is now charging up the coast, pummeling the Carolinas and Virginia with dangerous flooding.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(LEXINGTON, Va.) -- The superintendent of Virginia Military Institute has resigned after state officials alleged there's "ongoing structural racism" at the school.Retired Army Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III wrote Monday in his resignation letter... Read More.