How did the The Informer scoop everyone on Bill Cosby?

Exactly how did The Washington Informer, a black- and woman-owned newspaper and a member of the National Newspaper Association (NNPA), snag a conversation with Bill Cosby, most sought-after interview subject in the nation?

Blacks have declared war on our own people

Let’s be honest about this situation: Michael Brown was no angel and had he not stolen those cigars, we would not be having this conversation. But liberals like Al Sharpton, Michael Dyson, and the membership of the Congressional Black Caucus ...

Program to help Virginians earn credentials through an incentive program at community colleges

Seven of Virginia’s Community Colleges will receive direct incentives totaling $500,000 for student completion of credentials identified regionally as high-demand by business and industry.

VCU begins construction of new children's psychiatric facility

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System has broke ground on the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children pediatric psychiatric facility that will provide increased access to clinical care for children from across the state.The new state-of-the-art pediatric behavioral health center will ...

Holiday travel savings: National gas price average cheaper than last year

Gas prices are continuing to drop across the country to the lowest levels seen in the past four years.

Congressmen seek accounting of police tactics and training from DOJ

Reps. Bobby Scott, John Conyers and Hank Johnson sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder raising questions on the role the Department of Justice (DOJ) plays in the training, monitoring controlling SWAT officers.

Judge: Mom who drove kids into ocean was insane

A South Carolina mother was insane when she drove her three children into the ocean and therefore not guilty of child abuse, a Florida judge determined Friday.

New legislation in Congress seeks to combat heroin addiction

The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2014 would provide a series of incentives and resources designed to encourage states and local communities to advance a continuum of proven strategies to combat addiction.

Morrissey takes plea, headed to stint in jail

Henrico County Del. Joseph D Morrissey (D) has been sentenced to 12 months in jail, with six months suspends after he entered an Alford plead to a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Media should treat Marion Barry like it treats Bill Clinton

Civil rights leader and political icon Marion Barry recently died and barely after he had taken his last breath, the media was besmirching his reputation.

80th anniversary of the death of Maggie L. Walker

December 16-20 the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Maggie Walker’s death.

17th Annual Olde Towne Holiday Musical Festival

Olde Towne Portsmouth's 17th Annual Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival will feature performances by Mike DeMoss, Eric Taylor, Elmo Lawrence, Fire & Ice, Total Arts, Tim Nolan, the Colonial Singers of Williamsburg and local school choirs.

Petersburg students say "no" to bullying

Peabody Middle School students are taking a stand against bullying

Macy’s and Make-A-Wish team up to grant "Wishes Across America"

Macy’s will help Make-A-Wish grant more than 50 special wishes across the country to create a day of “Wishes Across America” for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

"All lives must be valued"

"This is an American problem. When anybody in this country is not being treated equally under the law, that’s a problem. And it’s my job as president to help solve it."