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The decision comes as another sexual assault accusation was leveled at Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, who would succeed Northam if he stepped down.
He promised to start an honest conversation about race and how to heal the lingering wounds of Virginia's painful past. Then he disappeared.
With Virginia's top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through the racial and sexual allegations and their tangled political implications.
The revelation further roils the top levels of Virginia government.
Virginia’s governor on Saturday vowed to remain in office despite widespread calls for his resignation after a racist photo surfaced on a school yearbook page. His refusal to step down could signal a potentially long and bruising fight with his…
The Democratic governor released a statement Friday afternoon, acknowledging that it was a photograph of him "in a costume that is clearly racist and offensive," and apologizing for "the hurt that decision caused then and now."…
Authorities are urging 8,000 people on the South Carolina coast to be prepared to flee flooding that is expected to being Tuesday.
Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters.
Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River.
Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike at the facility and inundated a large lake.
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