The names of enslaved people who were owned by UVA and its professors are engraved on the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers. When the memorial was first erected, some members of Myra Anderson’s family weren’t included, so she went to work on getting them added.
The legislation is sponsored in the Senate by Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton, and would require the Virginia Board of Education to develop minimum standards for cultural competency training by Dec. 31, 2021.
While a caravan of pro-gun lobbyists made its way through Richmond for Lobby Day 2021, proponents of stricter gun laws were holding the 29th Annual Virginia Vigil & Advocacy Day to Prevent Gun Violence on Zoom.
More than a dozen legislators, largely from the House of Delegates but drawing on both sides of the aisle, are behind the push, which builds on a smaller handful of proposals put before the General Assembly in 2020.
A Virginia man who showed police an unauthorized inauguration credential at a checkpoint in Washington, D.C. was arrested after a gun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were found in his vehicle, NBC4 reports.
Heart failure affects roughly 5.7 million Americans and that’s why doctors at the University of Virginia are working on a therapy to improve the quality of life for their patients suffering from this disease.
Officials with the town of Rocky Mount, Virginia are looking to clarify information about the investigation into two police officers charged with federal offenses stemming from the violence at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
A federal inmate who could be executed less than a week before President Donald Trump leaves office was a gang member who was sentenced to death for the slayings of seven people in Richmond, Virginia, in 1992.
The Virginia Department of Health says it is safest to quarantine for 14 days if you test positive for COVID-19 or if you were in close contact with someone who did, but that is difficult if you’re living in a house with family or roommates.
Michael Sherwin, acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia said some of the crimes prosecutors are charging include anything from trespassing to stealing government property to homicide and aggravated battery.