Gov. Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate at 3%

Gov. Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate at 3%

Gov. Northam announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.1 percentage point in May to 3.0%.

Friday, June 21st 2019, 11:29 AM EDT by John Early
Board of Education Announces 2019 Exemplar Performance School Awards

Board of Education Announces 2019 Exemplar Performance School Awards

The state Board of Education today recognized 235 schools for high student achievement or continuous improvement under the board’s new exemplar performance school recognition program.

Thursday, June 20th 2019, 11:14 AM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Gov. Northam Announces State Employment Equity Initiative

Gov. Northam Announces State Employment Equity Initiative

Governor Ralph Northam has announced the implementation of a state Employment Equity Initiative, taking effect July 1.

Thursday, June 20th 2019, 10:27 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Area Prosecutors Weigh-In on Herring's Call to Decriminalize Marijuana

Area Prosecutors Weigh-In on Herring's Call to Decriminalize Marijuana

Prosecutors around central Virginia have mixed feelings about Attorney General Mark Herring's call to decriminalize marijuana in Virginia.

Thursday, June 20th 2019, 8:37 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Republicans Renew Call for Hearing on Fairfax Allegations

Republicans Renew Call for Hearing on Fairfax Allegations

Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state's Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request...

Supreme Court Sides with Virginia in Uranium Mining Ban Case

Supreme Court Sides with Virginia in Uranium Mining Ban Case

The Supreme Court is siding with the state of Virginia in a case about the state's decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium, and ruling that a lawsuit challenging the ban was properly dismissed.

Monday, June 17th 2019, 12:21 PM EDT
High Court Lets Virginia Voting Go Ahead Under Redrawn Map

High Court Lets Virginia Voting Go Ahead Under Redrawn Map

Voters will elect lawmakers to the Virginia House of Delegates using a map seen as favorable to Democrats, under a ruling from the Supreme Court.

Monday, June 17th 2019, 10:51 AM EDT
Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Rockingham County

Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Rockingham County

Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Rockingham County. The crash occurred June 16, 2019, at 6:55 a.m. on Route 259.

Sunday, June 16th 2019, 5:41 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
8 Virginia Inmates Have Suspected Overdoses, 1 Death

8 Virginia Inmates Have Suspected Overdoses, 1 Death

Virginia corrections officials say that eight inmates at a state prison suffered apparent overdoses, including one who died.

Attorney General Mark Herring Calls for Decriminalization of Cannabis in Virginia

Attorney General Mark Herring Calls for Decriminalization of Cannabis in Virginia

Herring calls for the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana, action to resolve past convictions, and a move towards legal and regulated adult use.

Sunday, June 16th 2019, 3:16 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Man Seriously Hurt After Being Struck by Train in Norfolk

Man Seriously Hurt After Being Struck by Train in Norfolk

Police in Virginia say that a man was seriously hurt after being struck by a train.

Man Convicted In Charlottesville Attack Asks for "Mercy"

Man Convicted In Charlottesville Attack Asks for "Mercy"

The Crossings Confirms Bedbugs Reported in Some Housing Units

The Crossings Confirms Bedbugs Reported in Some Housing Units

Petition Hopes to Remove George Rogers Clark Statue in Charlottesville

Petition Hopes to Remove George Rogers Clark Statue in Charlottesville

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Becomes CNN Commentator

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Becomes CNN Commentator

Albemarle Co. to No Longer Observe Thomas Jefferson's Birthday as a Holiday

Albemarle Co. to No Longer Observe Thomas Jefferson's Birthday as a Holiday

Charlottesville Debates Removing Jefferson's Birthday as Official Holiday

Charlottesville Debates Removing Jefferson's Birthday as Official Holiday

Charlottesville Nixes Plans to Create a Commission for Sacagawea Statue

Charlottesville Nixes Plans to Create a Commission for Sacagawea Statue

Charlottesville City Council to Address the Lewis & Clark and Sacajawea Statue

Charlottesville City Council to Address the Lewis & Clark and Sacajawea Statue