DANVILLE — Eight people were shot — one fatally — at a large party early Sunday morning in the Sutherlin community of Pittsylvania County, authorities report.
RICHMOND — A group including activists and independent journalists have filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Richmond and dozens of city police officers for an alleged pattern of unlawful arrests, misconduct and harassment amid waves of protests here in 2020.
Sovah Health — the umbrella organization with hospitals in Danville and Martinsville — will pay the United States government $4.36 million in a settlement over claims it violated the Controlled Substances Act.
CHESTER — A barrage of gunfire Friday night at a graduation party in a Chester neighborhood left six people shot, one fatally, Chesterfield County police said.
A former Novant Health nurse was sentenced Wednesday for tampering with drugs. She was already serving a prison sentence for a similar crime.
Virginia legislative leaders on Sunday evening revealed budget language that would create a new criminal misdemeanor in state law for possession of more than four ounces of marijuana in public.
BEDFORD — A Bedford woman was sentenced to four years in prison Friday on a charge of voluntary manslaughter stemming from the October 2020 stabbing death of her boyfriend.
Watch now: Bedford County Sheriff Mike Miller shares an update on the death investigation of a two-month-old baby.
Filed on behalf of area activist and former U.S. Foreign Service officer Brennan Gilmore, the Gilmore v. Jones lawsuit had been inching its way to trial since 2018.
BEDFORD — Two Goodview men charged with second-degree murder in connection with a shooting death in Bedford County still await competency evaluations before each can face a preliminary hearing.
A Buchanan County Special Grand Jury indicted two individuals, including a member of the Buchanan County Board of Supervisors, Monday with a number of criminal offenses, including election fraud.
A Bedford man pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of his friend and roommate who sustained injuries during an argument.
A Chesterfield County man was found fatally shot early Monday inside a car at the Marathon gas station on South Crater Road in Petersburg, the city’s seventh shooting victim and second to die since Friday evening.
BRISTOL, Va. – Two eyewitnesses testified in the murder trial of a Bristol, Virginia police officer Friday.
CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield police announced Friday that a summons was issued for the driver of a 1997 Ford F150, which struck a Chesterfield County school bus sending five students and two adults to the hospital.
The prosecution in the murder trial of a Bristol, Virginia police officer finished presenting its case Thursday.
A jury tasked with determining the guilt of a Bristol police officer charged with murder began hearing evidence Wednesday.
An 81-year-old man is dead after his car was struck by a vehicle being pursued by police on a car chase of just over 100 miles that began in Halifax County and ended in Patrick County on Friday afternoon.
RICHMOND — A longtime Richmond police officer, who was interim chief for 11 days at the height of the civil unrest of 2020, is now suing Mayor Levar Stoney and current Chief Gerald Smith for wrongful termination, after a judge recently ruled that the city was immune from liability.
LYNCHBURG — A judge found a Liberty University professor not guilty Friday of a misdemeanor count of sexual battery after more than two hours of testimony in Lynchburg General District Court.
Hopewell police have identified a suspect in Sunday’s fatal shooting of a man at a gas pump during an argument at a Wawa store in the city.
Patrick County Commonwealth's Attorney Stephanie Brinegar Vipperman has declined to prosecute a Virginia State Trooper in an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a Patrick County man.
The Henrico County man who owns the Tuckahoe home where earlier this month authorities found bomb-making materials after a multi-day operation faces 23 charges, police announced Monday.
BEDFORD — A Roanoke County man facing charges of manslaughter and driving under the influence in connection with a May 2021 wreck that killed a Bedford County woman and injured two others was granted a $30,000 secured bond Tuesday.
The former director of financial aid at Reynolds Community College has pleaded guilty in federal court in Richmond to wire fraud in connection with a scheme she orchestrated to defraud Virginia and the U.S. Department of Education of $379,602 in federal and state student loan and grant funds over eight years.
Bomb-making materials, a partial improvised explosive device, smoke bombs and firework mortars were seized from a Tuckahoe home last week, according to a search warrant filed in Henrico Circuit Court.
BEDFORD — A Lynchburg man pleaded guilty Friday on one count each of involuntary manslaughter and reckless handing of a firearm in connection with the accidental shooting of a Bedford woman.
BEDFORD — An MS-13 gang member was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder for his role in the brutal March 2017 slaying of a Lynchburg teen in Bedford County.