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Gov. Youngkin delivers 2023 State of the Commonwealth

Governor Glenn Youngkin (R - Virginia) is scheduled to deliver the annual State of the Commonwealth address at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11. → Read More

Virginia lawmakers hope to take action to reign in cost of prescription drugs

The Department of Health and Human Services says that prices for more than 1,200 drugs rose higher than the rate of inflation between 2021 and 2022. → Read More

A Henrico man went into cardiac arrest. A dispatcher helped save his life.

As Damar Hamlin continues to make progress in recovering from his cardiac arrest on Monday, it's reminding a Henrico County couple of their own experience. → Read More

How teen's death prompted movement to prepare schools for sudden cardiac arrest

Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillation in Adam's Memory) was founded in 1999 in memory of Wisconsin teenager Adam Lemel who died of sudden cardiac arrest when playing basketball. → Read More

Surprising Virginia man who has grown beard for a good cause over 5 years

For nearly the past five years, Brian Thompson has been growing out his beard, that he named “Petunia,” in order to raise money for Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. → Read More

'Proud' VSU student from Nigeria graduates with 4.0 GPA: 'A long time coming'

For Mofolake Odubonojo, getting to this point has been a journey of perseverance and a desire to help others. → Read More

Lawmakers, experts react to Virginia State Police 'human' hiring error

Lawmakers and experts are reacting to Virginia State Police saying "human error" in the hiring process of a former trooper accused of catfishing a teen and killing three of her family members. → Read More

Why these Virginians made sure to cast a ballot on Election Day

In this year's election, Virginia is playing a role in the fight for who will control the House of Representatives. → Read More

How this Virginia ambulance will aide war-ravaged Ukraine: 'They can't wait'

A Richmond Ambulance Authority ambulance loaded with medical supplies donated by Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association members will soon be sent to the war-ravaged nation. → Read More

Video captures triple shooting at Richmond store; clerk heard 20 shots

Surveillance video captured the scary moments when a gunman opened fire outside a convenience store on Richmond's Northside Thursday night. → Read More

Man faces 100+ years in prison for crimes inside his Henrico home

Michael Hardy pleaded guilty to firearm possession, drug manufacturing, and bomb-making inside his West End home. → Read More

130+ dogs, cats displaced by Fiona arrive in Richmond: 'This is the joyful part of our job'

More than 130 homeless animals from Puerto Rico arrived in Richmond as the U.S. territory continues to recover from Hurricane Fiona. → Read More

Teenage driver now charged in crash that killed Henrico Police Officer Trey Sutton

Jeffrey Adam Lankford, 18, was indicted on a charge of felony involuntary manslaughter, and misdemeanor reckless driving. → Read More

This sea of white crosses serves as a grim reminder of record-breaking overdoses: 'It's life and death'

In both the United States and Virginia, there was a record number of overdose deaths in 2021, driven largely by fentanyl. → Read More

Over 21,000 Virginians have died from COVID. This woman plans to build a memorial to honor them.

Dr. Arlene Simmons said the idea will be to have memorial walls and gardens throughout the property with names of those who have died. → Read More

This is why certain parts of Richmond are hotter than others

As a heat wave smothers Richmond, some parts of the city are feeling the impacts of it more than others. → Read More

Babymooning Virginia couple airlifted from flooded Yellowstone National Park

"We're just thinking about people who are still there with families and medical emergencies." → Read More

Not money, but safety: Why Chesterfield Police are focusing on dangerous drivers

Chesterfield Police have increased patrols and focus on Hull Street Road this week. Officers said they were writing tickets not to generate revenue, but to get drivers to slow down and be respectful on the road. → Read More

If you don't get your REAL ID this year, you may not be able to fly next year

The REAL ID requirement, delayed several times by the pandemic, will officially go into effect in May 2023. → Read More

Shots fired at deputies, overnight search leads to Amelia man's arrest

A 21-year-old Amelia County man was taken into custody Tuesday morning after a search that spanned several Virginia counties. → Read More