Richmond School Board decides not to publish graduation shooting report

Weeks after an external investigation into operations leading up to the June graduation mass shooting in Monroe Park was provided to Richmond Public Schools leadership, the next steps for the division are still unfolding.

Absence of motion?

Slow going. That appears to be the situation for the two largest development projects that involve City Hall.

Many voters weary about a Biden-Trump rematch in 2024

The 2024 presidential election is drawing an unusually robust field of independent, third party and long shot candidates hoping to capitalize on Americans’ ambivalence and frustration over a likely rematch between Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump.

Robinson triplets turn 10

A decade ago, Deirdre Harris welcomed three of her daughters, Kali’Co, Keri’Co and Koh’Co Robinson. Triplets, the girls were delivered two months prematurely by Cesarean section on Oct. 21, 2013, and required medical support.

Councilwoman hopes proposed changes to City Charter find support

Under proposed changes to the City Charter or constitution, City Council would gain new authority over housing subsidies and real estate tax relief to residents with low to moderate incomes, in addition to setting its own compensation and modi- fying ...

Richmond’s declared mayoral candidates include several business owners

Richmond voters again will have multiple choices for the next mayor of Richmond when they vote in 2024.

Getting homes winter-ready

With El Niño returning for the first time in four years, Virginia could be in for a cold, snowy winter. Chill. Help is on the way.

COVID-19 updates

The Richmond and Henrico County health districts are offering testing at the following locations:

Virginia War Memorial, Navy League commemorate Pearl Harbor

The Virginia War Memorial and the Navy League of the United States, Richmond Chapter, will co-host the 82nd Commonwealth’s Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony on Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be outdoors in the Memorial’s Shrine of ...

Holiday events near and dear

Holiday events to add to your calendar

New state NAACP president chastises Democrats for selecting Scott Surovell instead of Mamie Locke for leadership role

The Rev. Cozy E. Bailey Sr. used his first public statement as the new state NAACP president to tongue-lash the Democratic Caucus in the state Senate for failing to elect Hampton Democratic Sen. Mamie E. Locke as the next majority ...

The spirit of giving

Dark and silent most days, the Meadowbridge Community Market comes alive on Saturdays.

Federal appeals court deals a blow to Voting Rights Act, ruling that private plaintiffs can’t sue

A divided federal appeals court on Monday ruled that private individuals and groups such as the NAACP do not have the ability to sue under a key section of the federal Voting Rights Act, a decision that contradicts decades of ...

Hanover County bans books in schools

“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Wicked” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” are among the 75 books Hanover County school administrators directed teachers and librarians to remove from their schools last Friday, according to various news reports.

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter dies at 96

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, the closest adviser to Jimmy Carter during his one term as U.S. president and their four decades thereafter as global humanitarians, has died at the age of 96. The Carter Center said she died Sunday, ...