14,000 People Have Filed for Unemployment in Virginia as Coronavirus Hits

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every region of Virginia now has a case of illness caused by the new coronavirus and the total count has risen above 100, state officials said Friday. State health...

Virginia Now Has Three Coronavirus Outbreak Zones

The number of cases in the Commonwealth has increased to over 75 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's confirmed cases of the new coronavirus rose to more than 75 Wednesday as...

Virginia Gov. Won’t Close Restaurants Yet, But Limits Them to 10 People

UPDATED at 5:13 p.m.RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Restaurants, gyms, and theaters in Virginia will not serve more than 10 customers at a time under an order the governor issued Tuesday in response...

Trump Doesn’t Think D.C. Metro Area a ‘Priority’ For Coronavirus Testing Yet

Northam, along with leaders from Maryland and D.C., wrote the president to ask for priority testing in the area Gov. Ralph Northam, with elected officials from D.C and...

Virginia Governor Shuts Down Gatherings With Over 100 People

The announcement came with the first death from novel coronavirus reported in the Commonwealth RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam on Sunday banned all public gatherings of more...

How This Virginia School System Is Getting Ready For Coronavirus

Alexandria City Public Schools explains how they are preparing for a potential coronavirus outbreak.

Update: Where Virginia’s General Assembly Is on Guns, Abortion and Teacher Pay

Votes are still happening on key issues as the General Assembly session winds down. Virginia’s General Assembly session is starting to wind down, but the state legislature is...

Candidates on the issues — environment

With the General Assembly elections this November, we’re looking at how candidates in competitive races stand on the issues that matter. Now up: environmental issues. Virginia is no stranger to the...

Candidates on the issues — healthcare

With the General Assembly elections this November, we’re looking at how candidates in competitive races stand on the issues that matter. For first-time candidates who have not had an opportunity to vote...

Candidates on the issues — women’s equality

With the General Assembly elections this November, we’re looking at how candidates in competitive races stand on the issues that matter. For first-time candidates who have not had an opportunity to vote...