Conservation experts who plan to relocate the statue face the intricate logistics of disassembling and transporting it to a storage facility. They also must ensure worker safety amid heated public debate about whether the statue is an important piece of…
By Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Tropical Storm Isaias is spawning tornadoes and dumping rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast.
By Gerry Broome, Associated Press
Although much public conversation about the novel coronavirus pandemic focuses on the national situation and the federal government's response, many of the decisions that directly affect our lives are made by local officials. Amna Nawaz spends some time with Justin…
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
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
By Alan Suderman, Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he’s making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. — an official holiday in a state that was once home to the capital…
By Alan Suderman, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue.
By Justin Stabley and Associated Press
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said at a news conference Tuesday that he’s ordering masks be worn starting Friday inside all retail stores, while using public transportation, and in any other indoor places where people congregate.
The Washington, D.C., metropolitan area is one of three regions where cases of the coronavirus are plateauing, instead of declining. It includes parts of Virginia, whose governor, Ralph Northam, approved the phased reopening of most of his state last week.
By Associated Press
The governor sternly warned that he could close the beaches again if his new rules aren’t followed.
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