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  1. White nationalist rally planner sues city over permit denialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    An organizer of last summer's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville is suing the Virginia city over its denial of his request to hold an anniversary event. The Daily Progress reports Jason Kessler filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday.


  2. Group targets UVA donor over his ties to Harvey WeinsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 4 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    An activist group wants the University of Virginia to remove names from certain buildings over a donor's ties to disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Virginia, reported Friday that Women United Now delivered 5,000 signatures to UVA's president.


  3. Va. Democrats continue pushing gun reform in final days of sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    At a news conference at the State Capitol, they challenged Republican leadership to revive gun safety bills that were killed earlier in the General Assembly session. They included measures like banning bump stocks and prohibiting people under 21 years of age from purchasing semi-automatic rifles.


  4. Legislator opposes Confederate flag along I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A state legislator who represents Stafford County said she agrees with activists who unsuccessfully urged county officials on Tuesday to order the removal of an 80-foot-high Confederate flag flying along Interstate 95. Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, D-Prince William, said she is against flying the flag towering next to I-95 north of Fredericksburg because she believes it sends the wrong message about the area.


  5. David Duke asks to block subpoena over Charlottesville rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is seeking to block a subpoena issued in a federal lawsuit filed by 11 people injured during a violent clash between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville last August. The plaintiffs have subpoenaed Duke to produce communications and documents related to meetings he and other white nationalists had before the rally and efforts to solicit donations for the event. 1 comment

  6. Trash collector injured in crash with train out of hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A trash collector who was injured when his truck was hit by a train carrying Republican congressmen through rural Virginia has been released from a hospital after weeks of treatment. The other trash collector who was aboard the truck was killed in the collision Jan. 31. The truck's driver sustained minor injuries. 2 comments

  7. Confederate statue toppling cases start with dismissalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Problems identifying protesters on video hindered North Carolina prosecutors on Monday as they sought to hold demonstrators responsible for toppling a Confederate statue last summer. A judge dismissed the criminal cases against the first two defendants to appear in a series of individual trials, and he found a third not guilty.


  8. Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week he would seek the nomination to replace retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.


  9. Va. leaders reflect on first half of General Assembly sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    We are now halfway through the 2018 General Assembly session. Lawmakers have sorted through thousands of bills, already killing hundreds of them.


  10. 3-for-3! UVa. student Angus Binnie makes half-court shot on College Gameday to win $18,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    University of Virginia student Angus Binnie beat a million to one odds to win $18,000 after draining a half-court shot on national television. ESPN's national pre-game show College Gameday set up shop in John Paul Jones Arena Saturday to preview the day's schedule of match-ups.


  11. Bill advances to name bridge after Trooper-Pilot killed responding to Charlottesville unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Transportation advanced a bill that seeks to name a bridge in New Kent County after Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates. Sen. Tommy Norment introduced the legislation .


  12. AG Herring wants new laws for a oedomestic terrorismaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is pushing to make "domestic terrorism" a state crime in response to a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last year. The Daily Press reports that Herring and Democratic Del.


  13. Community rallies around New Kent teen in need of heart transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A standout athlete from New Kent High School received tragic news just days before Christmas. Not only does 16-year-old Juan Jones have an enlarged heart, he needs a transplant to survive.


  14. Virginia panel votes down push for stricter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Republican-led panel voted Monday to block legislation that would allow cities and counties to ban firearms at certain public events. The bill came in response to a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last summer where several participants were heavily armed.


  15. Bill would let Virginia cities remove Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia cities would have the authority to remove or alter Confederate monuments under a proposal from a top Democratic state lawmaker. House Minority Leader David Toscano filed a bill this week that he said aims to clarify what's allowed now under a law designed to protect war memorials.


  16. McAuliffe says rights restoration his proudest achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe touted his record on economic development Wednesday in his final annual address to state lawmakers, yet said his proudest achievement was restoring voting and other civil rights to thousands of felons who had finished their sentences. The "State of the Commonwealth" address was a chance for the upbeat Democratic governor, who is often mentioned as a potential presidential candidate, to highlight what he considered his accomplishments and to offer advice for Virginia's path forward.


  17. Gov. McAuliffe delivers final address to lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe delivered his final State of the Commonwealth address to the incoming General Assembly Wednesday evening. Gov. McAuliffe says his proudest achievement during his four years in office was restoring voting and other civil rights to thousands of felons who had completed their sentences.


  18. Vote coming on renaming Petersburg schools honoring Confederate leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    School officials in Petersburg plan to vote next month on whether to rename three elementary schools now named after Confederate leaders. Petersburg school officials are considering changing the names of A.P. Hill, J.E.B. Stuart and Robert E. Lee elementary schools.


  19. Charlottesville city council elects 1st African-American female mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    One Charlottesville resident spoke before the vote to say why he thought Walker, who is new to city council, would make a good candidate.


  20. Police: Missing Charlottesville woman found dead in own homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Virginia woman who was last seen leaving her home for a walk has been found dead inside her residence. Area news outlets report Charlottesville police said in a news release Monday night that a detective found the body of 31-year-old Molly Meghan Miller on Monday evening.


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