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 ...

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.

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

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.

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.

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 ...

Formerly homeless veteran livens new home with music

A native of Richmond, Tyriek returned to be with his son Tyriek Jr. and fiancee Bianka. Their joy in reuniting was overshadowed by the housing crisis they faced. Options for staying together were limited.

Library donates to Newport News Mayor's Book Club

The Friends of the Newport News Public Library donated $2,500 to the Newport News Mayor’s Book Club.

Va. ACLU to Va. Crime Commission: Stop the criminalization of teenage sexting

In a letter sent to the members of the Virginia State Crime Commission, the ACLU notes that any such legislation would raise serious constitutional concerns and also result in feeding many more Virginia teens into the school-to-prison pipeline.