Two Hanover men each took their lives at Green Top Shooting Range in Hanover County last July. Both had been committed to mental health institutions, multiple times before. But their families say a loophole in gun laws allowed them to rent a firearm, a loophole they are now working to close.
With only 19% of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination stockpile in the arms of health care workers and nursing home residents, Virginia’s governor and the state health department are facing a new reality that it’s going to take longer than first thought.
Governor Ralph Northam’s 2021 budget aims to help Virginians navigate the next phase of the coronavirus pandemic, provide much-needed relief for working families, and position the commonwealth to quickly rebuild our economy.
Virginia Republicans decided Saturday to choose their nominees for statewide office via a convention, setting up the possibility that Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, will run in the general election as an independent challenger.
Jack Maxwell, who started Tribute to First Responders, Inc., created a display honoring workers and those who lost their lives to COVID-19 out of political signs, encouraging unity in supporting those on the front lines.
Could legalizing marijuana in Virginia help address social disparities and inequities? That’s one of the topics the state’s legislative watchdog agency explores in a new report examining how the commonwealth should legalize marijuana.
A Facebook post by a dean at Virginia Wesleyan University in which he asked people who voted for Democrat Joe Biden to unfriend him has caused an uproar at the private liberal arts school in Virginia Beach.
Proposals to legalize recreational marijuana in Virginia are set to get their first serious hearings when the General Assembly convenes in January and, at least for now, it looks like there’s a decent chance they could succeed.
Joe Biden’s message since election night has been focused on calls for unity, but since news broke Saturday afternoon of the former vice president’s win in his home state of Pennsylvania, safely securing the presidency, there have been divisive ideological clashes among Trump supporters in Richmond.
Kamala Harris is making history as the first Black woman elected vice president of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men — almost all of them white — entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries.
Ahead of the election, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube promised to clamp down on election misinformation, up to and including unsubstantiated charges of fraud and premature declarations of victory by candidates.
The Virginia Department of Elections is trying to set the record straight after they’ve received a number calls and emails from voters about a viral social media effort urging voters to check and see if their vote was counted.
Following an election night like none other in the commonwealth, voter registrars in Virginia are working to finalize vote counts and double check them to give us a clearer picture of who won and who lost.