Stories tagged: "Virginia Politics"

Experts say it's already too late to use the panic defense
Panic Defense Comes Up in Blacksburg Case. Isn’t It Banned In Virginia?

BLACKSBURG-Virginia's panic defense ban gets its first legal test in a Blacksburg murder case. Who's in charge of enforcing it?

Virginia's houseless population is growing
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Wednesday, March 24

RICHMOND-Houseless rates are up, a whistleblower is fired and Northam signs an executive order to reduce plastic pollution.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Tuesday, March 23

RICHMOND-An injunction in the case of a Virginia restaurant violating COVID-19 restrictions is denied, Northam announces resources for FASFA applicants, and Xzavier Hill's mother fights trespassing charges.

Spam callers have been impersonating healthcare workers in Virginia.
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Friday, March 19

DANVILLE-A supercell storm hits Virginia, a mass vaccination site starts up and the feds warn about a stimulus scam.

Virginia Democrats Hold a Debate
Democrats Debate: Candidates Talk Marijuana, Right to Work and Reform

RICHMOND- They agreed on several points, but four Virginia Democrats went into Tuesday's debate hoping to highlight differences.

Octavia Johnson Launches Campaign for Governor
Octavia Johnson Enters Virginia Governor’s Race

ROANOKE-Octavia Johnson wants to see things change in Virginia. The best way to make that happen, she feels, is by serving as governor.

The vaccine became available to school teachers earlier this week.
Assembly Orders Virginia Schools to Offer In-Person Instruction…by July

RICHMOND- It’s time to go back to class. The Virginia General Assembly wanted to deliver that message Thursday.