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."

Petty officer from Richmond is promoted

As a member of CSG-4, Minor assesses the job performance of other operational specialists throughout the fleet to ensure they are mission ready.

Sirius XM Radio settlement alleges misleading business practices

irius XM customers may be entitled to restitution if they suffered an "unresolved, identifiable loss" from the company engaging in misleading advertising, billing, and cancellation practices, according to the Virginia Attorney General's Office.

A weekend glance at the Plain Dealer from a distance

I was recently notified about the tragic killing of five and the wounding of one recently wherein two men, a 17-year-old girl and one pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed execution style.

No indictment in Eric Garner's killing

Cops are actually awesome. They are the only thing in the ghetto between this place being the wild, wild west. So this notion that cops are out there just killing black men is ridiculous and I hate that narrative coming ...

Police sued for 'violating' rights of Obama protester

In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Rutherford Institute attorneys allege that the police violated Brandon Howard’s First Amendment right to free speech, Second Amendment right to bear arms.

New men's shelter in Hampton Roads

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to non-profit Union Mission Ministries to continue support for construction of a new men’s shelter scheduled to open in spring 2015.

Child-credit tax scam exposed

A Virginia woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and mail fraud.

Mayor Brian Moore announces candidacy for 63rd House District

Mayor Brian A. Moore formally kicked-off his campaign for the 63rd House of Delegates seat previously occupied by now Senator Rosalyn R. Dance.

Winter Preparedness Week in Virginia

Winters in Virginia are often cold and icy.

Winter weather safety tips

It's time to get ready for the winter.

Redskins' Breeland featured in anti-drug PSA following arrest

Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Herring said the misdemeanor offense Breeland was charged with can often lead to community service sentencing. Herring sees the PSA as being more far-reaching and having a potentially greater impact with young people than other more ...

6 trends for improving K-12 learning experience

It's important that teachers keep up-to-date with the latest helpful technology for their students and that parents understand the ramifications of that technology, too.

Panel rejects proposal to make RFP publication discretionary

A joint subcommittee examining Virginia's Public Procurement Act on has rejected a proposal that would have phased out the requirement that state and local bodies publish requests for proposals in newspapers.