Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday assailed plans by some local districts to offer in-person instruction only a few days a week and said schools must be “fully operational” even amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • National

Starbucks barista accused of writing ‘ISIS’ on Muslim customer’s cup in Minn.

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for the staff involved to be fired and for additional training for other employees. The organization also plans to file discrimination charges.

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‘I felt like I was dying': Mother of Spotsylvania road rage victims mourns sons

Death investigation underway in Henrico after body found

Richmond City Health District’s upcoming COVID-19 testing events

  Fire destroys decades-old building in Tappahannock

Chesterfield police search for woman last seen on July 3

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-748-1251.
  • Coronavirus

EPA approves first surface disinfectant products tested for the coronavirus

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved two products for killing the novel coronavirus on surfaces following laboratory testing.

VCU researchers receive grant to investigate sustainment of mental health programs in schools

Police investigating vandalism at Four Mile Creek Trailhead

Chesterfield police obtain arrest warrants for 1 of 2 suspects in armed robbery

Woman pleads guilty to $2.8 million in Medicaid fraud

  Statue of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart removed in Richmond

  ‘I was shocked': 17-year-old killed in overnight shooting in Henrico

Virginia education officials update guidance on schools reopening

One adult, two juveniles arrested after police chase ends in crash

  • National

Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused.

SPORTS

Flying Squirrels unveil ‘Movies in the Outfield’

Flying Squirrels Chief Executive steps down

The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced Chief Executive Chuck Domino is stepping down from his role with the organization.

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JMU votes to remove Confederate leader names from campus halls

Chesterfield Health Department releases COVID-19 testing dates

Richmond healthcare company hiring hundreds for COVID-19 testing

Central Va. counties connect residents to anti-discrimination resources, institutions

Traffic increases on Virginia Capital Trail from social distancing, physical activity

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are turning to the outdoors and the Virginia Capital Trail to practice social distancing and engage in physical activity.

Henrico students to share perspectives on racism, inequity in online series

Decision on Douglas Freeman High School ‘Rebels’ nickname will take place in August

  Richmond teacher charged with involuntary manslaughter, DUI after crash that killed father of 5

Road to Recovery: Over 8,800 COVID-19 patients discharged from Virginia hospitals

Over 66,500 COVID-19 cases reported in Virginia | Positivity rate at 5.8%