Ancestors of a local Native American tribe hope Congress will help them achieve federal recognition.
Partisan debate unfolded Tuesday in the state Senate over Attorney General Jason Miyares’ firing of 30 staffers in the office after a Democratic senator said the short notice was unprofessional and caused confusion.
A group of Chesapeake parents filed a lawsuit against Gov. Glenn Youngkin Tuesday, arguing that an executive order that scrapped the statewide school mask mandate, and gave parents an opt-out from local mandates, thwarts state law.
A group of Chesapeake parents sued Gov. Glenn Youngkin Tuesday in the Supreme Court of Virginia over Youngkin’s order that rescinded a statewide school mask mandate and gave parents an opt out from local mandates, saying a 2021 state law requires schools to refer to CDC COVID-19 guidelines “…
A photo of her sitting behind Youngkin on Monday, shooting burning eyes at the new governor, has already been turned into a meme.
She finished the race in 2:19.12, 24 seconds faster than the previous record set by Deena Kastor at the 2006 London Marathon.
A Republican bill targeting diversity efforts at Virginia's Governor's Schools would ban them from using race and other factors in admissions. But school leaders say students aren't selected based on race, and the leader of Maggie Walker Governor's School in Richmond says the bill is written…
Gov. Glenn Youngkin issued nine executive orders and two executive directives on Saturday. Among other things, the actions end statewide mask mandates in public schools, rescind the statewide COVID vaccine mandate for state workers and curtail how schools can teach students about racism.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin, Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears and Attorney General Jason Miyares take the Oath of Office during the Virginia Inauguration Sat., Jan. 15, 2022.
Watch videos from the inauguration of Gov. Glenn Youngkin, including behind the scenes with Richmond Times-Dispatch photographer Bob Brown.
Ralph Northam gives Governor Youngkin the key to the executive mansion
Gov. Youngkin signs executive orders
Behind the scenes with Bob Brown: Former Va. governors meet with Youngkin, Youngkin’s procession to inauguration
Virginia’s native tribes pay tribute to Gov. Youngkin in inaugural ceremony
Glenn Youngkin was sworn in on Saturday as Virginia’s 74th governor, saying he was elected to “restore trust in government, and to restore power to the people,” a mission he promised to deliver on during his inaugural address.
"During the campaign, it was made clear that now Attorney General-elect Miyares and Attorney General Herring have very different visions for the office," said Miyares spokeswoman Victoria LaCivita by email. "We are restructuring the office, as every incoming AG has done in the past."
Virginia snow forecast Q&A with Richmond Times-Dispatch executive editor Paige Mudd and veteran Virginia meteorologists Sean Sublette and Jim Duncan.
Snow forecast Q&A with Richmond executive editor Paige Mudd and veteran Virginia meteorologists Sean Sublette and Jim Duncan
When Adam Weatherly was just 13, he begged his parents to buy him a Spice Girls doll at a Kmart in Bluefield, Virginia. Now, 20 years later, at age 36, Weatherly has amassed the largest Spice Girls doll collection in the world.
Privately run schools funded with public dollars could have an easier path to opening their doors in urban and suburban localities — and without the support of local school boards — under legislation filed in the Virginia Senate and backed by Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s administration.
Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin on Thursday named Jillian Balow, Wyoming’s superintendent of public instruction, to hold the same role in his administration.
Across land and ocean surfaces, the temperature in 2021 was 1.51°F above the full 20th century average. This was the 45th consecutive year with a global temperature above that average, meaning the last colder-than-average year happened when Jimmy Carter was elected president.