The renaming is part of a much larger and ongoing reckoning over the city's historical ties to slavery and racial discrimination.
By Associated Press
Work crews began removing a statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson early Wednesday afternoon. Flatbed trucks and other equipment were also spotted at several other Confederate monuments along Richmond's famed Monument Avenue.
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that the statue will be removed from Richmond's well-known "Monument Avenue," and said that the state can no longer showcase a cause that sought to preserve slavery. Also, business closings…
Huge numbers of gun-rights supporters gathered in Richmond, Virginia, Monday to protest a wave of gun-control measures being proposed by the state’s new Democratic majority. Despite fears of violence, the demonstrations remained peaceful as thousands of demonstrators (some heavily armed)…
By Alan Suderman, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Gov. Ralph Northam declared a temporary state of emergency days ahead of Monday’s rally, banning all weapons including guns from the event on Capitol Square.
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz
Millions of Americans are forced from their homes every year. Evictions are usually considered in economic terms -- an outcome of housing supply and income levels -- but what about their physical and emotional impact? Research increasingly shows housing insecurity…
Two days after a racist yearbook photo emerged, Ralph Northam, Virginia’s Democratic governor, refuses to resign even as members of his own party demand he step down. In his press conference on Saturday, Northam denied being in the photo. Judith…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court has dismissed a Republican appeal over congressional districts in Virginia.
By Joshua Barajas
Two people are dead, including the suspect, after Virginia State Police responded to a shooting at a Greyhound Bus Station in west Richmond on Thursday, a police spokeswoman said.
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