Democrats outraise Republican opponents in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democrats in key congressional races outraised their Republican opponents — in some cases by large margins — last quarter, according to new campaign finance reports.
Reports filed late Monday show Sen. Tim Kaine maintaining a sizeable cash advantage over ...
Candidates trade jabs in Virginia’s 7th District race
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — During a debate Monday between Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Brat and his Democratic challenger, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s name was mentioned so many times that it almost seemed like she was Brat’s opponent in the 7th District Congressional race.
Brat repeatedly ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Visitation and memorial services are set for this week for a firefighter who was killed while responding to a crash during Tropical Storm Michael.
TV station WRIC
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has accused three nurses of diverting prescription drugs or medication from their workplaces.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker’s political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court justice.
“He’s Kentucky tough,” ...
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise Saturday on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker’s political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court justice.
“He’s Kentucky ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
President Donald Trump’s campaign says he will rally for GOP candidates in several critical Western states late next week.
The campaign says Trump will campaign Thursday in Missoula, Montana; on ...
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Annandale 30, West Potomac 16
Auburn 47, Bland County 8
Battlefield 61, Osbourn Park 12
Benedictine 38, Collegiate-Richmond 35
Blacksburg 21, Pulaski County 14
Booker T. Washington 67, Granby ...
Virginia deaths mount even as Michael heads out to sea
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Far north of where Michael made landfall, flash flooding and treacherous roads in Virginia claimed at least five lives, including a firefighter responding to a crash and a man swept away after his vehicle was swamped.
Michael roared through Virginia starting Thursday ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say one firefighter has been killed and several others have been injured while providing help at a highway crash.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
The Latest: NWS says a tornado touched down in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael’s impact on Virginia (all times local):
The National Weather Service says that it has confirmed a tornado in Virginia.
The National Weather Service in Wakefield tweeted Thursday that radar confirmed the tornado ...
Man gets 36-year sentence in killing of Virginia trooper
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond man is set to serve 36 years in prison for the capital murder of a Virginia State Police special agent.
News outlets report that 28-year-old Travis Ball was sentenced Thursday in the fatal shooting of Trooper Michael Walter. The judge gave him a life ...
Trump visit to university sparks opposition from faculty
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s planned visit to Eastern Kentucky University has sparked opposition at the school.
Trump’s campaign is planning a rally Saturday to support Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, who’s in a tight race with Democrat Amy McGrath for the Sixth District ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The University of Richmond wants to become the first of Virginia’s Division I schools to sell beer to the general public at basketball games.
Director of Athletics John Hardt
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The City of Richmond has received the highest score in the state for its initiatives to support LGBTQ communities.
Mayor Levar Stoney said that out of 11 municipalities rated by the Human Rights Commission in 2018, Richmond received the highest Municipal Equality Index ...
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Father arraigned in death of toddler found in suitcase
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Virginia man whose toddler daughter’s body was found in a suitcase next to train tracks in New Jersey earlier this year has been arraigned on a count of disturbing or concealing human remains.
Travis Plummer didn’t speak at Tuesday’s hearing. The 37-year-old ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The council governing Virginia’s capital city has once again indicated they don’t want the authority to determine the fate of the city’s Confederate monuments.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Storm chasers to gather in Richmond for convention
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Storm chasers will gather in Richmond later this month for a convention on severe weather.
Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon will be held at the Science Museum of Virginia on Oct. 27.
The convention was planned long before 10 tornadoes spawned by Hurricane Florence ripped ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond’s City Council is being asked to vote on a request that state lawmakers let the city decide whether to take down statues of Confederate leaders.
The council is expected to vote on the proposal Monday night.
State law limits the power of local governments ...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Five of the police officers charged in the death of a black man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in custody are appealing a lawsuit against Baltimore’s top prosecutor.
The Daily Record
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some Virginian households that mix prohibited items with their recycling may soon see an “Oops!” sticker on the bin that says why it wasn’t collected.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
FANCY GAP, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a 65-year-old man has died after his single-engine plane crashed in the far western part of the state.
Virginia State Police said in a statement that the plane was reported missing shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday. The plane crashed near the town ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — What a difference a year makes.
Shayla Winn, a senior in Thomas Dale High School’s performing arts program, suddenly lost her sight last year.
Now, she’s preparing to audition for the “American Idol” singing competition in front of celebrity judges Lionel Richie, ...
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Zerrick Cooper and Zion Webb combined for six touchdowns and Jacksonville State scored 49 unanswered points in a 56-7 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday afternoon.
Cooper started the game, throwing a 5-yard touchdown pass to Josh Pearson to cap the first drive. ...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Pat Kehoe threw for 291 yards and two touchdowns and Kani Kane ran for two more as Delaware held off Richmond, 43-28, to earn its first Colonial Athletic Association victory Saturday.
Delaware coach Danny Rocco was victorious in his first return to Richmond, where he ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say they’re still investigating the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old girl nearly a year after her death.
But Henrico County police said earlier this week they’ve made at least one break in the case: They charged a man with wounding the girl’s father ...
YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a man assaulted a teenager who had been waving a Confederate flag at a high school football game.
The Daily Press reported ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign next week in Kentucky, with each seeking to sway a hotly contested 6th Congressional District race that could help determine which party controls the House of Representatives next ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The first of nine public conversations will be held in Richmond Saturday to discuss the restoration of a historic African-American cemetery.
Evergreen Cemetery was founded in 1891 by leaders of Richmond’s African-American community. It is the final resting place for ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman has been charged with trying to smuggle drugs into a state prison in her vagina.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia and GOP challenger Corey Stewart traded accusations of hypocrisy and bad faith Tuesday in a campaign debate heavily focused on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and some members of Congress.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia and GOP challenger Corey Stewart are set for their third and final planned public debate.
The pair will square off Tuesday in Richmond at an event sponsored by AARP Virginia.
The debate will be televised and shown in every media ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond’s mayor wants to create a commission to memorialize the city’s history.
Mayor Levar Stoney has announced plans to submit legislation to the City Council to establish the Richmond History and Culture Commission.
Stoney said he wants the commission to ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Division of Capitol Police says a man has been arrested after officers found him with a loaded gun outside an entrance to the Virginia Capitol.
Police tell news outlets 28-year-old Spencer Adams was arrested Monday morning on a charge of carrying a ...
James Madison extends CAA win streak, routs Richmond 63-10
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jimmy Moreland scored on a 100-yard interception return to highlight a 28-point second quarter as James Madison won its 20th straight Colonial Athletic Association game with a 63-10 victory over Richmond on Saturday.
The 53-point margin of victory is the largest on the ...
Man won’t face death penalty in officer’s fatal shooting
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say the man accused of fatally shooting a Virginia State Police special agent last year has entered a plea and won’t face the death penalty.
The Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that Travis Ball entered an Alford plea to one ...
Re-trial planned in eastern Indiana fatal stabbing case
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — A re-trial is planned after a jury couldn’t reach a verdict in the trial of a man charged in the death of a man found stabbed on a sidewalk in eastern ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Facebook says it plans to build an even bigger data center in the Richmond area than previously planned.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that the social media company is set spend an additional $750 million and build three new 500,000 square-foot ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ CarMax Inc. (KMX) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $220.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $1.24.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts ...
Tax credit, rental assistance endorsed to reduce evictions
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A coalition formed to reduce high eviction rates in Virginia is recommending a series of steps aimed at encouraging developers to build more affordable housing and helping tenants stay in their homes.
On Tuesday, the Campaign to Reduce Evictions released a list of ...
Dozens of structures damaged or destroyed in storm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials say more than 70 buildings have been damaged or destroyed during a storm that spawned at least 10 tornadoes in Virginia from the remnants of Hurricane Florence.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Chesterfield County was hit hardest Sept. 17, with 47 ...
Victory at Richmond eases playoff tension for Kyle Busch
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Busch has been one of the last four contenders standing in each of the NASCAR Cup Series’ last three years, and now that he’s secured his spot in stage two of the playoffs, he’s approaching next week’s race on an unusual and foreign layout at Charlotte Motor Speedway ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Busch is starting to wonder why he even spends time trying to qualify well at Richmond Raceway.
Five months after winning the spring race on the 0.75-mile oval from the 32nd starting spot, Busch did even better Saturday night, winning from 39th to complete a ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond Raceway (all times local):
Kyle Busch passed Brad Keselowski with 38 laps to go and held off hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond.
Busch won ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Newman will drive full-time for Roush-Fenway Racing in the No. 6 Ford next season in NASCAR’s Cup series.
The team announced the move Saturday at Richmond Raceway, hours before the second race of the playoffs.
Newman has driven the No. 31 for Richard ...
Weather Service says 10 tornadoes struck Virginia Monday
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Weather Serve has confirmed that a total of 10 tornadoes spawned by Hurricane Florence touched down in Virginia on Monday.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Henrico to build cricket field to keep up with demand
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Ganesh Krishnasamy was weighing a move from Iowa to the Richmond area, his research didn’t start with housing prices or crime rates.
“The first thing I Googled is whether or not there is cricket,” Krishnasamy said. “I would have changed my mind if the cricket ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not quite finished with racing.
The NASCAR fan favorite got back behind the wheel Friday night, led 96 laps and finished fourth in an Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway. It was his first race since he retired from the Cup Series after last ...