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.
BY: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Dozens of COVID-19 cases have been reported at two veterans care centers in Virginia.The Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center in Richmond has 49 cases impacting 39 residents and 10 staff, the Virginia... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 983,000 people worldwide.Over 32.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A COVID-19 outbreak has rapidly spread through a Virginia jail, infecting at least 120 inmates and 20 staff members despite emergency protocols officials say have been in place since March to prevent the... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI is investigating the shooting of a U.S. Air Force helicopter as it flew over northern Virginia on Monday.One crew member had a minor injury, according to the FBI and the Air Force.... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(RICHMOND, Va.) -- While the fate of the controversial Robert E. Lee outdoor statue in Richmond, Virginia, remains in limbo in court, state leaders and county school officials in Northern Virginia decided to end their association... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 600,000 people worldwide.Over 14.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to... Read More.