Employee charged with threatening to blow up school

A Hampton City Schools employee has been arrested after posting a bomb threat to Hampton High School on social media. Hampton Police say a School Resource Officer was contacted around 6:30 p.m. Monday evening by a Hampton City Schools Administrator ...

AARP Virginia Unleashes New Election Social Media Effort

Virginia voters will have a chance to publicly ask candidates for office questions and the office-seekers will have the opportunity to answer those questions in a continuous open forum between now and Election Day.

VSP saves 175 lives in two days

Over the past two days, Virginia State Police personnel turned red into green while bringing awareness to two great causes.

Smithfield casts vote on merger

Many a concern has been posed regarding the world’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods, Inc. being headed by China. Well, the $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods by Chinese meat processor Shuanghui International Holdings could move a step closer to ...

Inmate one step closer to getting Va. to cover sex-change operation

PURCELLVILLE — An inmate is one step closer getting Virginia to pay for her sex-change operation.

Deterring child identity theft during the back-to-school season

Identity theft is a growing problem in the United States and it is now directly affecting children.

Local pharmacy looking for longevity

The Hampton Health Mart is looking to become a staple in the community.

Historic Hampton community receives a facelift

HRHA got approval to remove the Lincoln Park public housing community.

Chesterfield Dems join Confederate flag flap

By Sylvina Poole Members of the Chesterfield County Democratic Committee are calling on the county’s Board of Supervisors to prevent a planned Confederate flag from being flown on interstate 95.

Health concerns bring attention to tattoo festival

A tattoo festival is in the works for this weekend but a regulation has become a hassle for even planners.

LGBT community celebrates victory in Norfolk

Hampton Roads Pride presented a flag-raising ceremony of the LGBT Pride Flag at Town Point Park in Norfolk last Friday.

Non-violent felons to regain civil rights

A group of community workers recent met to determine how felons could restore their civil rights.

VA’s new disclosure system slams into FOIA access

ALEXANDRIA — Virginia’s Conflict of Interest office may be the poster child for Newton’s Third Law of Motion: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Community leaders have kicked off a “Mobile Justice Tour” to increase awareness on voting rights restoration and prisoner re-entry in the state.

This coalition of advocates includes several organizations that will make a 15-city tour of Virginia to assist one-on-one help to individuals with past criminal records.

Teen leadership conference yields plans for safer communities

Nearly 100 Virginia schools and communities have the potential to be safer and healthier in the coming school year thanks to a multitude of Strategies to Act Now (STAN) plans created by Virginia high school students at this year’s Youth ...