Virginia

A Virginia judge sentenced five teens, convicted for spray-painting racial slurs on an abandoned building, to read books about diversity. Should the punishment for racial crimes be a trip to the library?

A Virginia jury convicted a former police officer of fatally shooting an unarmed Black teenager. The prosecutor said he should have used non-lethal force instead of a gun.

GOP lawmakers in Virginia are trying to reverse Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 individuals who were formerly incarcerated. Republicans filed a complaint with the Supreme Court of Virginia complaining Gov. McAuliffe overstepped his authority last month when he restored felons’ voting rights. They have also accused McAuliffe of rushing […]

Republican lawmakers in Virginia are planning to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe because he overturned a 150-year-old law giving more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia the right to vote. Governor McAuliffe says he has the legal and the moral authority to take action and argues that according to the Virginia constitution: “The Governor shall have power to remove […]

As people continue to mourn the death of legendary singer Prince, more details surrounding his final days are being released.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is giving over 200,000 convicted felons the opportunity to vote again & more

Isaiah Freeman's family is disappointed in their son's Virginia private school after they told the student he had to cut his dreadlocks if he wanted to stay at the institution.

A seventh-grade student in Virginia was told he must cut his dreadlocks in order to remain in his private school.

The incident occurred Saturday around 1 p.m. when police responded to a call that Dyzhawn Perkins, 19, was behaving erratically at a local grocery store and later attacked an elderly couple who lived nearby, WTVR reports. When two Buckingham County police officers later found Perkins at a nearby home, he reportedly jumped through a plate-glass window and allegedly attacked one of the officers.

An eighth grader from Yorktown, Virginia has penned a heartbreaking letter about the racism he's faced at his middle school.

Video of Linwood Lambert, the man who died in police custody during a medical trip to the ER, has finally been released in an exclusive report by MSNBC.

The FBI arrested three Virginia men who were planning to start a "race war" by bombing Black churches and Jewish synagogues.