The Virginia Office of the Children’s Ombudsman officially launched this week after almost a year of development. Investigation, advocation, and education about the child welfare system and foster care is just part of their mission.
Officials say Mountain Valley Pipeline will seek new permits that courts have been rejected twice, increasing the cost for proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Virginia and West Virginia and delaying its completion.
A jury has awarded $15 million in compensatory damages to Sharon and Lexie love, Yeardley love’s mother and sister. It also found George Huguely responsible for punitive damages, but decided not to award any.
A federal appeals court has granted a request from a Virginia school system to continue using a challenged admissions policy while it appeals a ruling that found it discriminates against Asian American students.
Norfolk’s police chief says an argument over a spilled drink led to a shooting that killed two people, including a reporter, and injured three others outside a downtown restaurant and bar over the weekend.
After nearly a year-long investigation, Hanover County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a corrections officer after they say the person illegally distributed drugs to inmates at Pamunkey Regional Jail.
As gas prices go up some people may be looking for ways to keep their mileage down. According to AAA gas prices are averaging over $4 in Virginia. AAA has a few tips for conserving fuel, so you don’t have to fill up your tank as much.
Five hundred and thirty million dollars will start rolling out to Virginia from a national settlement with opioid manufacturers. Funds given to fight the opioid crisis in the commonwealth will start being released in the coming months.
With this year's tax season coming up, some Virginians are still waiting for their 2020 tax returns or refunds. Representative Abigail Spanberger sent a letter to the IRS asking them to speed up the process.
A Virginia Senate committee has killed two key pieces of education legislation sought by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin, including one that was designed to eliminate teaching of critical race theory in K-12 schools.