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Several people injured in Virginia bar shooting

Several people have been injured in a shooting at a bar in Blacksburg, Virginia, US police said. Officers in Blacksburg said they responded to reports...

Richmond’s Confederate monuments to be given to city’s black history museum

Virginia and Richmond officials on Thursday announced a tentative agreement to transfer ownership of the city’s now mostly removed Confederate monuments to the Black...

Police officer fired after pepper-spraying black US army officer

One of two police officers accused of pepper-spraying and pointing their guns at a black US army officer during a traffic stop has since...

Virginia governor to sign legislation ending death penalty

The death penalty is to be abolished in Virginia, a state with a long and prolific history of carrying out executions. Governor Ralph Northam scheduled...

KKK member jailed for driving into crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters

A member of the Ku Klux Klan has been sentenced to three years and eight months in prison on charges of driving his pickup...

Virginia’s Robert E Lee statue removed from US Capitol

A statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee that has represented Virginia in the US Capitol for 111 years has been removed. Virginia governor Ralph...

Virginia’s state capitol removes busts and statue honouring Confederate leaders

A US state has removed from its capitol building the busts and a statue honouring Confederate generals and officials. That includes a bronze statue of...

Richmond protesters topple Columbus statue and throw it in lake

A statue of Christopher Columbus in Richmond, Virginia, has been torn down by protesters, set on fire and then thrown into a lake. The figure...

US states accused of fudging coronavirus testing data

Public health officials in some US states are accused of bungling coronavirus infection statistics or even using a little sleight of hand to deliberately...

Democrats make gains but warning signs for both parties on election night in America

Democrats have taken full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades while the race for governor in...

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