Virginia

A Virginia judge sentenced five teens, convicted for spray-painting racial slurs on an abandoned building, to read books about diversity. Should the punishment for racial crimes be a trip to the library?

Richmond, Virginia's mayoral race has taken a strange turn days ahead of Election Day.

Authorities arrest five teenage boys for spray painting racist graffiti on an historic Black schoolhouse. However, they declined to charge them with a hate crime or identify their race.

The Ashburn Colored School, a historic remnant of education for Black Americans, was vandalized with racist, derogatory messages over the weekend in Northern Virginia.

A Virginia jury convicted a former police officer of fatally shooting an unarmed Black teenager. The prosecutor said he should have used non-lethal force instead of a gun.

In a historic move, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-felons who paid their debts to society, are no longer incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. Critics of Gov. McAuliffe claim the move was political and aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election. The Virginia Supreme Court […]

GOP lawmakers in Virginia are trying to reverse Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 individuals who were formerly incarcerated. Republicans filed a complaint with the Supreme Court of Virginia complaining Gov. McAuliffe overstepped his authority last month when he restored felons’ voting rights. They have also accused McAuliffe of rushing […]

Republican lawmakers in Virginia are planning to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe because he overturned a 150-year-old law giving more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia the right to vote. Governor McAuliffe says he has the legal and the moral authority to take action and argues that according to the Virginia constitution: “The Governor shall have power to remove […]

Tracy Lawrence was arrested and charged with assault, battery, and disorderly conduct after a disagreement with her child's assistant principal turned violent.

Virginia police arrested Tracy Lawrence after she reportedly punched an assistant principal, knocking the woman unconscious, during a meeting at her child’s school. ABC 13 reports:…

Virginia police arrested Tracy Lawrence after she reportedly punched an assistant principal, knocking the woman unconscious, during a meeting at her child’s school. ABC 13 reports:…

An eighth grader from Yorktown, Virginia has penned a heartbreaking letter about the racism he's faced at his middle school.