Virginia

abortion

GOP Lawmaker Said Sticking Wands In Women's Vaginas Helps Them Make Better Decisions About Abortions

A Virginia state senator made the comments on a radio show in 2012 when the state was considering a bill that would have required 'transvaginal' ultrasounds for women to get an abortion.
Carter Sherman
8.22.19
Charlottesville

The Charlottesville Neo-Nazi Who Killed Heather Heyer Just Got Life in Prison

James Alex Fields Jr., now 22, pleaded guilty to 29 federal hate crime charges earlier this year to avoid the death penalty.
Tess Owen
6.28.19
politics

Going to Jail Over a Teen Sex Scandal Apparently Doesn’t Stop You from Getting Elected — Twice

Former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey just won Tuesday's primary — despite spending time in jail back in 2015.
Rex Santus
6.12.19
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Shooter Exhibited No “Red Flags," says City Manager. Reports Say Otherwise.

Details are only just starting to emerge on the shooter who killed 12 colleagues at his workplace Friday
Tess Owen
6.3.19
Celebrity

You All Were So Horrified by Trump's Hair That You Never Noticed the Rest

Look at those pants. And his golf cleats!
River Donaghey
6.3.19
Booze

These Weird Booze-Knockoff Flavored Wines Are Showing Up in Gas Stations

Despite the products’ deceptive packaging, they don’t contain any vodka, bourbon, tequila, or gin.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.5.19
Late Capitalism

Anti-Amazon Fever Is Spreading, and Big Tech Companies Should Be Worried

After the company's deal collapsed in New York, the next community-upending project might be a tougher sell.
Ankita Rao
2.26.19
Virginia

Justin Fairfax compared the sexual assault allegations against him to a "political lynching"

Virginia's lieutenant governor is facing allegations from two women who accused him of assault and rape.
Tess Owen
2.25.19
women's rights

The war to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment just took a hit. But the battle isn't over.

Only one more state needs to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which aims to ban sex discrimination.
Carter Sherman
Emma Fidel
2.22.19
Blackface

Baton Rouge cops apologize for using blackface to arrest drug users in the ’90s

The practice was employed to trick prospective drug buyers into believing they were drug dealers.
Rex Santus
2.12.19
sexual assault

A second woman has accused Virginia's Justin Fairfax of sexual assault

“Mr. Fairfax’s attack was premeditated and aggressive. The two were friends but never dated or had any romantic relationship.”
Emma Ockerman
2.8.19
No, Virginia

Democrats who condemned Brett Kavanaugh are pretty quiet on Virginia's Justin Fairfax

“It seems pretty similar to me, and I think it is hypocritical.”
Matt Laslo
2.8.19
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