The U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision and what it means for Virginia

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The June 24 ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing ...

‘No one handed out medals’

As the firetrucks roared up, an elderly woman was screaming for help out of a half-open window as smoke billowed around her. She would be the first person that firefighter William“Junie” Bullock would rescue that day from the ninth floor ...

Ketanji Jackson to be sworn in

Nearly three months after she won confirmation to the Supreme Court, Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially becoming a justice. Judge Jackson, 51, will be sworn as the court’s 116th justice Thursday, just as the man she is replacing, Justice Stephen ...

More than 3 dozen groups nominated for city’s health equity partners

The City of Richmond’s latest COVID-19 relief effort is underway, with three local groups working to help neighborhoods that face the biggest health disparities as part of the city’s new Health Equity Fund.

Free COVID-19 testing, vaccines

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

Collective bargaining vote delayed again

There will be a City Council vote to settle whether to allow city workers to engage in collective bargaining. The only mystery is when it will happen.

City’s Legendary Ingramettes earn NEA award

The Legendary Ingramettes, a gospel group that has performed more than 60 years, has received a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. They are the first group from Richmond to earn the distinction, and one of ...

Enrichmond Foundation’s status is unclear

A 32-year-old foundation that was created to support the city Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities and that is now the owner of two historic Black cemeteries may have collapsed.

Henrico homeowner disturbed by N.C. firm’s shoddy work on her property

Brenda F. Peters was certain that she owned every bit of the property on which the brick bungalow she bought 10 years ago stands in Eastern Henrico County.

July 4 holiday closings

In observance of the Fourth of July holiday on Monday, July 4, please note the following:

Sesha Joi Moon to oversee diversity and inclusion on Capitol Hill

Sesha Joi Moon, a Richmond native and co-founder of a Richmond-based nonprofit, has been named the director of the House of Representatives Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Meadow Farm hosts lights celebration on July 4

Henrico County will present its annual Red, White and Lights community celebration of Independence Day on Monday, July 4 at Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road.

Citizenship ceremony Monday at Virginia Museum of History and Culture

Along with fireworks and other festivities, Richmond will mark Independence Day with a ceremony at which more than 50 people from around the globe will be sworn in as citizens of this country.

Dogwood Dell Fourth of July festivities

Independence Day activities return to the Dogwood Dell Amphitheater with a celebration hosted by the Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, as part of the 65th annual Festival of Arts.

Architects for future George Wythe High gather comments, ideas from public

The idea of a new George Wythe High School is beginning to take shape, but a rendering shared with an audience of about 60 in the school’s auditorium Tuesday night is only a starting point said RRMM Architect’s president and ...