Virginia

Somebody needs to go back to law school in the state of Virginia when it comes to the issue of restoring voting rights for ex-felons.…

Believe it or not most states have scored poorly onThe Center for Public Integrity report detailing the risk of corruption and lack of accountability in all 50 states last week. The Center for Public Integrity’s report examined issues concerning accountability and ethics in each state government. States were graded on 330 separate metrics, which were […]

A Virginia woman who suffers from a disease that affects her kidneys will lose her residence in public housing over a drug policy her mom and boyfriend broke. SEE ALSO: The 9-to-5 Workday About To Be Gone?

Conjoined twin girls from the Dominican Republic were separated in a Virginia hospital after undergoing a complicated procedure.

RICHMOND — If you’re looking for some clues to your ancestry, you may find them in Virginia. The Virginia Historical Society has launched a new database with over 1,500 searchable slave names. The database, Unknown No Longer, which appears on their site, can find the slave names based on keywords such as name, gender, location, occupation and plantation. […]

In a breaking news report this afternoon, initial updates are beginning to swarm in on an earthquake that just shook up our nation’s capital and other parts of the easter seaboard. The quake ranked 5.8 in magnitude was felt 87 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. with aftershocks felt as far south as Raleigh, throughout Virginia […]

JARRATT, Va. (AP) — A man who raped and suffocated an 88-year-old woman was executed, becoming Virginia’s first inmate to be given a lethal injection using a revised three-drug cocktail. Jerry Terrell Jackson, 30, was pronounced dead at 9:14 p.m. Thursday at Greensville Correctional Center. Asked if he had any final words, Jackson shook his […]

NORFOLK,VIRGINIA – Details have emerged in the shooting deaths of Bill Bonney and Daquan Hill both of whom were shot and killed after a rap battles in Virginia. Hampton Roads has detailed stories on both killings: Pound(Bonney) delivered two slams during the battle rap, witnesses later testified, that brought Stress to a boil. He called […]

NORFOLK, Va. – The superintendent of Norfolk schools made an announcement on Saturday apologizing for a controversial classroom lesson involving the reenactment of a slave auction. RELATED: Are you suffering from frugal fatigue? During a fourth grade teacher’s lesson on the Civil War, children at Sewells Point elementary school were separated by race. White students […]

WASHINGTON D.C.-Reporter, Craig Melvin took to Twitter to express his feelings about former Virginia Governor, George Allen who asked him on two occasions about what position he played. For the 2nd time in 5 months, fmr. gov. and sen candidate George Allen asks me,”what position did you play?” I did not a play a sport. […]

Prince William County Virginia– Tossing a snowball almost cost a man his life in Lake Ridge. Tyree Merle Alexander, 40, was arrested early Thursday morning after he sliced another man’s neck with a box cutter, Prince William County police said.

On this day in black history, state legislators in Virginia voted unanimously to retire the state song "Carry Me Back To Old Virginy".