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."

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.