When tenants don’t pay, eviction is the price, says one landlord

Landlords are in trouble, too, according to Bobby L. McIntosh, who is in charge of 109 units in Richmond through his company, Bayside Properties and Management.

Uncertain future

Phillip E. Brown Sr. is packing up his belongings as he faces being homeless.

Breonna Taylor supporters relieved by charges against police

Louisville activists put in long hours on phones and in the streets, working tirelessly to call for arrests in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor — but it was mostly two years filled with frustration. They saw their fortunes ...

‘We’re not giving up’

Forget about a second vote on a casino-resort in November.

BLCK Street sessions inspire entrepreneurs

A common thread throughout the inaugural BLCK Street Conference earlier this week was encouragement and advice on everything from organizing finances to mentoring.

Richmond Police chief says he will no longer discuss alleged July 4 mass shooting

Richmond Police Chief Gerald M. Smith, suffering from a credibility gap, has shut down any further comment on the alleged terrorist plot to shoot up the Dogwood Dell amphitheater during the Independence Day celebration last month that led to two ...

Free COVID-19 testing, vaccines

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

Hearing set for A.P. Hill statue’s new home

The fate of the statue of Confederate Gen. A.P. Hill that still stands in North Side could be decided on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Developers want to convert old school into apartments

A $55 million apartment complex is being proposed to transform the long vacant Oak Grove Elementary School in South Side – but that plan is facing competition as well as pushback from the neighborhood civic association.

Local groups announce back-to-school giveaways

Are you or someone you know struggling to buy school supplies for your children?

Petersburg policeman found not guilty in tasing incident

A Petersburg Police officer was acquitted on Aug. 4 of misdemeanor assault charges for using a taser twice last October on a resident who allegedly walked around the city openly carrying firearms.

Historic credit union will offer home mortgages

It took 86 years, but South Side-based Richmond Heritage Federal Credit Union is finally able to offer home loans.

Ebony and Jet archives transferred to Smithsonian and Getty Research Institute

More than 4 million photos from Ebony and Jet magazine that captured African-American life, history and culture in the 20th century are now the property of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

City housing director, church leaders discuss shelter options

Ninth District City Councilman Michael J. Jones hopes a network of churches can be developed to provide shelter for the homeless during inclement weather, particularly during winter cold.

Big mistake

Twenty-five minutes before an 8 p.m. curfew was to go into effect, Richmond Police officers began firing tear gas and other noxious chemical agents to disperse hundreds of demonstrators who had gathered around the now removed Robert E. Lee statue ...