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Questions, doubt about credibility of Rep. Robert C. Scott’s accuser

Instead, Marsheri Reese Everson appears to have completely fizzled with her claim that veteran Virginia Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, D-3rd, sexually harassed her when she worked in his office more than four years ago. Since Ms. Everson leveled the ...

Political control of House will come down to lucky draw

A drawing from a hat will decide control of the Virginia House of Delegates. That random draw will determine the winner of the 94th House District in Newport News — and with it whether Republicans retain a 51-49 majority in ...

Holiday schedule for government, local businesses

In observance of Christmas Day, Monday Dec. 25, please note the following:

Mayor to use fellowship resources to help preserve Richmond’s slavery history

Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney is pledging to use a national fellowship he was awarded to help make Richmond a major destination for learning about America’s slavery past.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to buy NFL team?

Could the “emperor of hip-hop” be preparing to inject some color into the whites-only ranks of NFL football team owners?

Tavis Smiley’s shows suspended after sexual misconduct allegations

Tavis Smiley’s Richmond stage presentation, “Death of a King: A Live Theatrical Experience,” and his nightly PBS talk show have been suspended after an independent investigation launched by PBS uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by Mr. Smiley.

Kay Coles James to lead Heritage Foundation

Richmond native Kay Coles James, a longtime mover and shaker in state and national Republican circles, has been named to lead the Heritage Foundation, an influential conservative think tank based in Washington.

Charlottesville police chief retires in wake of damaging report

The first African-American police chief of Charlottesville abruptly retired Monday, about two weeks after a scathing independent review criticized his “slow-footed response” to violence at a white nationalist rally this summer.

The gift of family

Emanuel “Manny” Browder has a different Christmas song to sing, as joy has been brought into his world. The 11-year-old has the gift of a “forever family,” an adoptive family of two parents and a little sister, and now stability ...

Stallings family gets building permit for St. Luke project

It took eight months, but Wanda Stallings and her development team now have a city building permit to begin the renovation of the historic St. Luke Building in Gilpin Court.

State inspection stickers on cars and trucks will be put in a new spot beginning Jan. 1.

State inspection stickers on cars and trucks will be put in a new spot beginning Jan. 1. The Virginia State Police announced that inspection stickers will be placed in the bottom left corner of windshields, when viewed from inside the ...

City challenged to find $ for new school buildings

The likelihood that City Hall will rush to build new school buildings under a plan the Richmond School Board is advancing appeared to dim at an Education Compact meeting Monday with Mayor Levar M. Stoney and Richmond City Council.

Black family gets apology 40 years later from KKK member turned priest

A former Ku Klux Klan member who burned a cross on a black couple’s lawn 40 years ago, before becoming a Roman Catholic priest, has finally written his victims an apology.

City Council OKs money for raises, Church Hill North project

Most city employees will receive fatter paychecks this Friday, Dec. 15, while construction of the first 105 apartments will be able to move ahead on the site of the former Armstrong High School off Nine Mile Road in the East ...

ACA health insurance deadline is Friday

Open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, ends this week. Enrollment Virginia, a nonprofit that helps people sign up, noted that applications must be filed by midnight Friday, Dec. 15. This is less time than ...