She’s out

The No. 2 official at City Hall has lost her job.

Growing rift

The divisions among City Council members over the Coliseum replacement plan appear to be hardening.

Lt. Gov. Fairfax files $400M defamation suit against CBS

Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax is suing CBS for $400 million, claiming the company defamed him when it broadcast interviews with two women he said have falsely accused him of sexual assault.

Broken promises end legacy at 17th Street Farmers’ Market

They have been fixtures at the 17th Street Farmers’ Market in Shockoe Bottom for decades, just like their parents and grandparents before them. Now, sisters Evelyn Luceal Allen, 84, and Rosa L. Fleming, 80, have closed their stand beside the ...

4 city schools to get new names

The Richmond School Board has embraced renaming four city schools and approved, on an 8-1 vote Monday night, a process to make it happen.

Race question muted, but not eliminated on marriage license application

Virginia couples preparing for their wedding day no longer have to identify their race on their application for a marriage license, according to an opinion issued by Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring.

RPS bus service for preschool program not in full operation

The free bus service that was supposed to drive more parents to enroll their 4-year-old children in a Richmond Public Schools preschool program has yet to fully materialize despite administrative promises.

Climate actions planned for Friday as part of worldwide strike

Amid growing worries about climate change, Richmond environmental activists are joining the call for a worldwide strike on Friday, Sept. 20, to urge governments at all levels to get more involved in addressing the issue.

Hearing on Coliseum referendum petitions set for Sept. 30

The leader of a drive to allow voters to weigh in on the proposed Coliseum-replacement plan will get a chance to prove he submitted enough signatures to get a referendum on the proposal on the Nov. 5 ballot.

MJBL members pitch in for hurricane relief

The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League saw a huge turnout from the Richmond community during the group’s efforts to collect hurricane relief items last Saturday at The Diamond.

Collaboration leads to new walk-in legal clinic in East End

A Virginia Commonwealth University community health program is joining with the University of Richmond and the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society to provide free legal advice in the East End.

Va. Interfaith Center for Public Policy to honor 6

Five people and a local organization will be honored at the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy’s 29th Annual Celebration and Awards Benefit at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Hippodrome Theater, 528 N. 2nd St. in Jackson Ward.

Morrissey has 'no scores to settle' in Senate; lays out policy proposals

When Joseph D. “Joe” Morrissey staged a primary challenge against Sen. Rosalyn Dance in June, he also faced off against the state’s top Democratic leadership — Gov. Ralph S. Northam, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and former Gov. Terry McAuliffe — ...

Virginia fined $3.8M for food stamp application errors

The federal government has slapped Virginia with a $3.8 million penalty because of mistakes made processing almost one in 10 food stamp applications last year.

Officials warn of e-cigarette dangers as vaping illnesses, deaths mount

When cases of lung disease linked to vaping began popping up across the country this summer, the Virginia Poison Center in Downtown began receiving calls from people who thought they might have become ill from using e-cigarettes.