Registered sex offender sentenced for possessing child pornography

A registered sex offender has been sentenced to four years in prison for child pornography possession.

  Trump to make court pick by Saturday, before Ginsburg burial

President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court by week’s end, before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried, launching a monumental Senate confirmation fight ahead of the November election.
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Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas, Louisiana

Beta would be the ninth named storm to make landfall in the continental U.S. in 2020, tying a record set in 1916.

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Staff member at Powhatan County High tests positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus 7-day testing positivity rate drops again | See Virginia’s latest data here

COVID-19 case confirmed at Prince George elementary school

  Richmond remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a vigil

  News to Know for Sept. 21: RPS discusses student schedules; 2nd round of funds approved; Richmond vigil for Ginsburg; Shuttle service to polls

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

  High court front-runner hailed by right, feared by left

Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic, is hailed by religious conservatives and others on the right as an ideological heir to conservative icon Antonin Scalia, the late Supreme Court justice for whom she clerked.

RPS school board to discuss big changes to students’ schedules

USDA approves state for second round of P-EBT funds

Dinwiddie Schools to start bringing students back to school

  How do you know what credit card is right for you?

When and where to vote early in Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield

CCPS altering meal distribution sites due to low participation

Prince George Public Schools seeking technology specialists, transportation workers

New research suggest homeschooling is on the rise, trends expected to continue well after the pandemic

  • National

  Tropical Storm Beta forecast to make landfall Monday

The storm was no longer expected to gain hurricane strength and forecasters decreased estimated rainfall totals from Beta early Monday,

SPORTS

  On the Sidelines- September 18

UVA at Virginia Tech football game rescheduled for Dec. 12

The Commonwealth Clash is back in its traditional spot on the schedule, as the Virginia at Virginia Tech football game has been moved to the final week of the 2020 regular season.

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Richmond venue serving brunch with Grateful Dead twist

Henrico library celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with online children’s books

Virginia female lawyers, lawmakers remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Augusta Commonwealth’s Attorney appointed to determine future of investigation into Stoney’s confederate monument removal

Local campground raises over $77,000 for Wounded Warrior Project

Stoney Creek Resort and Campground in Greenville held their 5th annual “Freedom Fest” earlier this month to help raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. The campground began the philanthropic event in 2016.

Hanover school district hosting transportation, custodian job fair

Children’s Hospital educating families for Child Passenger Safety Week

UVa. identifies COVID-19 cases using wastewater testing

3 dozen orders issued with Virginia’s new “red flag” gun law

‘Ride on Cannon’ event honoring 5-year-old boy fatally shot while riding his bike