LIVE: US to get 9th justice with Dems powerless to block Barrett

With no real power to stop the vote, Democrats argue the winner of the Nov. 3 election should choose the nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  • Coronavirus

New US virus cases top 83,700 for 2nd day in row

Close to 8.6 million Americans have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic began, and about 225,000 have died.

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Use a credit card for online purchases instead of debit card

Over 900 new coronavirus cases reported in Virginia Sunday | Testing positivity rate at 5.0%

On This Day: Nathaniel Bacon - of the famed Bacon’s Rebellion - dies in Virginia

  Need to cut down on debt? We look at the debt snowball method

  News to Know for Oct. 26: Cohort 3 for Chesterfield schools' begins; Coney-Barrett update; Foggy, wet morning

Here’s a look at our top headlines to get you out the door.
  • Coronavirus

CDC highlights safety tips for in-person voting amid pandemic

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding Americans to be cautious while voting.

Legendary Santa coming to Children’s Museum of Richmond

Child care program in Hopewell closed after COVID-19 case

Colonial Heights school switching to online learning due to COVID-19 cases

  Rep. Spanberger, Sen. Kaine campaign in Chesterfield

  Trump campaign stops in Chesterfield

  Blind Midlothian man observes faults in absentee voting process

Richmond police, schools partner in anti-drug Red Ribbon Week

RPS to hold virtual special meeting on Monday

  • National Politics

  Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Monday

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

SPORTS

Former Panthers' coach Rivera rings 'Victory Bell’ after completing cancer treatment

  Self-automated cameras will offer Goochland spectators a chance to watch from home

If things go to plan, VHSL sports will get going in about six weeks. When they do, will spectators be permitted? If so, will some family members have to choose between attending a game and feeling safe? One area school is taking steps to make sure that’s not a decision that fans need to make.

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Missing Chesterfield man has been found

Kroger filling 140 Richmond positions during virtual event

Black contractor braves threats in removing Richmond statues

On This Day: Famous naval aviator, explorer Richmond Evelyn Byrd is born

Va. police investigate death of 18-year-old in car crash

Police in Virginia are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left a teenager dead.

Federal agents, Petersburg police arrest 5 in drug, weapon seizure

On This Day: Virginia mail worker is diagnosed with anthrax inhalation

  Hanover offers ‘drive-thru’ early voting options for residents

  Trump parade travels through Richmond

Chesterfield offering shuttles to two early voting locations