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Old Moore Street School continues to deteriorate during inaction over future

Jerome Legions is preparing to go on the warpath over the condition of historic Moore Street School.

America 2.0

Kehinde Wiley’s monumental statue, “Rumors of War,” was unveiled Tuesday at its new home at the entrance of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, just steps from the headquarters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and a brisk walk ...

Trump 'betrayed the nation'

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring he “be- trayed the nation” with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape ...

HBCU funding finally approved by U.S. Senate

Virginia Union University and four other historically black colleges and universities have moved a step closer to regaining direct federal funding after months of contention.

Vote on Navy Hill project expected on Feb. 24

Monday, Feb. 24. That’s the date on which City Council President Cynthia I. Newbille wants the governing body to take a vote on the controversial $1.5 billion Coliseum replacement and Downtown development plan.

Monument Avenue statues to be impacted by 2 proposed resolutions

City Councilwoman Kim B. Gray, 2nd District, wants to add a new monument to Monument Avenue that would honor black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

City Council sets fines for driving while talking, texting or holding cell phone

Just holding a cell phone in your hand while driving could soon cost you $125 in the city of Richmond.

Close vote expected on pairing North Side elementary schools

A close vote is expected on whether to pair elementary schools in North Side with majority-black and majority-white student populations.

RRHA gets 60 additional housing vouchers for people with disabilities

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority has been awarded additional federal funding of $491,000 that will pay for 60 new Housing Choice vouchers to subsidize residences for low-income people with disabilities.

Free flu shots for city residents

Free flu shots are being offered on most weekdays in December at the Richmond City Health District, 400 E. Cary St.

Concerns raised over NAACP official's close ties to state political party

Has the Virginia State Conference NAACP crossed into partisan territory by naming the No. 2 officer of the state Democratic Party as its chief lobbyist?

City public defenders launch pay parity campaign

Public defenders who represent nearly half of the people facing criminal charges in Richmond’s court system are tired of being underpaid state employees.

Independent, unbiased?

A Chicago-based real estate development, hospitality, hotel and tourism consulting firm with ties to known advocates of the $1.5 billion Richmond Coliseum replacement plan has been tapped to undertake what was to be an independent and unbiased assessment of the ...

Terror on the road

After 27 years in the Navy, Harley Peterson couldn’t help but evaluate a passing car as he would an unfamiliar ship cruising past his own off the coast of Vietnam or in the Atlantic.

Alabama unveils statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. A new statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks was dedicated in Alabama’s capital city on Sunday, the 64th anniversary of her historic refusal to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man.

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