Politics

Trump administration takes $77 million away from Virginia military projects in order to fund his border wall

The Trump administration is taking more than $77 million away from four military projects in Virginia and re-allocating that money to advance...

Virginia police departments fail to report 25 police shootings

Virginia police departments failed to report nearly 30% of all instances of police officer-involved shootings of civilians since the state first started...

Northam declares state of emergency as Hurricane Dorian approaches U.S.

Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency on Monday as coastal Virginia braces for Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to dump...

Alexandria launches marijuana possession diversion program

Starting September 3, citizens charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana in Alexandria will have their charges dismissed, so long as they successfully...

Virginia Beach city manager quits after shooting victims’ families criticize handling of investigation

Facing mounting criticism over his response to the recent mass shooting in Virginia Beach, City Manager Dave Hansen said Wednesday that he...

GOP state senator questions opponent’s faith, incorrectly ties him to terrorism in ad

State Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Stafford) launched Facebook ads this week attacking Democratic challenger Qasim Rashid's faith and patriotism, potentially stirring up hate...

AG Herring sues Trump administration over plan to detain children for longer

Attorney General Mark Herring (D-Va.) has joined 19 other attorneys general in filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its attempt...

Amanda Chase holds fundraiser with senator who opposed making spousal rape a crime

State Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) is no stranger to controversy and may find herself having to address another one after she held...

Chris Jones blocked Medicaid expansion for years, but now claims he “led the fight” to expand it

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) spent years opposing Medicaid expansion in Virginia. Now, in a new advertisement, he is boasting that he "led...

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