Sen. Stanley, Mayor Stoney spar over to school maintenance

Maintenance of public school buildings is your responsibility, Mr. Mayor.

City Democratic Committee to hold reorganizing caucus July 20

The Virginia Democratic Party apparently is seeking to limit participation as it begins the process of reorganizing the Richmond City Democratic Committee.

Norfolk police hit 16M views in lip-synch challenge

A video of police officers in Virginia dancing and lip-synching to Bruno Mars’ hugely popular song “Uptown Funk” has become a smash hit on the internet.

Dominion Energy lobbying up tenfold

Dominion Energy is reporting a recent tenfold increase in spending aimed at influencing Virginia politicians. That spending came as the utility was pushing for a new law that could lead to higher electric bills.

Parental leave expanded for city workers

City employees who have a new baby or who adopt will have longer to bond with the child.

Inmate search tool available

It just became a bit easier to find out if someone is locked up at the Richmond Justice Center.


The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has apologized for a white priest kicking an African-American family out of their loved one’s funeral.

A battle supreme

To President Trump, he’s “a judge’s judge” and “a brilliant legal mind” who deserves swift confirmation.

Henrico man awarded patent for golf cart cover

Golf carts have been part of John Houze Jr.’s life for decades.

Sheriff wants community work, shorter sentences exchange

Richmond Sheriff Antionette V. Irving wants more people sentenced to jail to be involved in community service work that includes picking up litter on public property and cleaning Richmond Public Schools buses.

Senator questions cuts in schools’ maintenance funds

The leader of a state Senate subcommittee that is taking a look at school building needs across Virginia wants to know whether Richmond’s decision to shrink spending on routine school maintenance by millions of dollars violates a U.S. Supreme Court ...

Sickle cell advocate wins fight for high-dose opioids

George H. Carter appears to have won his fight to ensure that people like himself who suffer from sickle cell disease can get the high dosages of opioids needed to control the excruciating pain.

Agency questions city’s plan to destroy historic warehouse

The fate of a landmark warehouse in the East End that was supposed to be transformed into Stone Brewing’s destination bistro and beer garden remains in limbo.

Expanded Medicaid, more time for recess among new state laws

Hundreds of new Virginia laws went into effect Sunday, July 1.

Pulse passenger rates dip after debut

The crush of passengers has disappeared along with the free rides on GRTC’s new Pulse and other buses.