Alan Suderman, The Associated Press

Alan Suderman

The Associated Press

Richmond, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Alan:

Statue of Confederate hero Stonewall Jackson removed from Richmond’s Monument Avenue

A statue of of the Confederate general was taken off its concrete pedestal Wednesday, just hours after the mayor ordered the immediate removal of all Confederate statues from city land. → Read More

Stonewall Jackson removed from Richmond, Virginia's famed Monument Avenue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Work crews wielding a giant crane, harnesses and power tools wrested an imposing statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson from its concrete pedestal along Richmond, Virginia's famed Monument Avenue on Wednesday, just hours after the mayor ordered the removal of all Confederate statues from city land. Mayor Levar Stoney's decree came weeks after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered… → Read More

Gov. Ralph Northam launching housing assistance program, ending regular briefings

Starting next week, Virginians whose ability to cover housing costs has been hurt by the pandemic can apply for financial assistance. → Read More

Cameron Webb’s victory in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District shows strength of Black vote

“I feel like the moment is one that my campaign is literally built for,” Webb said in an interview with The Associated Press a day after he handily won the Democratic primary in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. → Read More

Convincing win in Virginia shows strength of Black vote

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Political newcomer Cameron Webb says he didn't plan it this way, but his campaign was made for these unprecedented times. With the country gripped by a pandemic and racial unrest, Webb is a Black doctor and lawyer from Charlottesville who is the director of health policy and equity at the University of Virginia. → Read More

Councilman Mike Jones plans to introduce legislation banning flashbangs, tear gas, rubber bullets

Richmond Councilman Mike Jones said he plans to introduce legislation that would ban the use of flashbangs, tear gas and rubbery bullets in the city. → Read More

No big-name Republicans to challenge Warner for U.S. Senate

For the second time in two years, no big-name Republicans in Virginia are bothering to try and win a seat in the U.S. Senate. → Read More

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor

A Virginia state senator is launching a bid to be the state’s next governor, which if successful would make her the nation’s first African-American woman to ever lead a state. → Read More

Virginia governor to propose Juneteenth as state holiday

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he's making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U. S. — an official holiday in a state that was once home to the capital of the Confederacy. Juneteenth, which is also called Emancipation Day and Freedom Day, is celebrated annually on June 19. Texas first made it a state holiday in 1980. The holiday… → Read More

Richmond moves into phase two of reopening

Richmond will be joining the rest of Central Virginia in Phase Two of reopening starting on Friday, June 12. → Read More

Gov. Northam responds to calls to ‘Defund the Police’

In Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's Thursday press conference – his latest on the state's response to COVID-19 and, recently, the state's response to protests over the death of George Floyd and the resulting nationwide movement to address racial inequities – the governor was asked for his response → Read More

GOP congressman at risk of losing seat over gay marriage

Freshman Virginia GOP congressman Denver Riggleman has a conservative voting record and the strong backing of President Donald Trump but is still in danger of losing his seat this weekend in a Republican nominating contest. → Read More

Charges dropped against man shot by officer with stun gun

Prosecutors are dropping charges against an African American man shot by a police officer with a stun gun in northern Virginia. → Read More

Virginia students told to expect different college life

Virginia students should expect a far different college experience when universities reopen to in-person classes in the fall. → Read More

Amber Alert: 5-month-old boy missing in Ga.

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday in Georgia. Noah Singleton is 5 months old, black with brown hair and brown eyes. → Read More

Kelly Clarkson seeks divorce from husband of nearly 7 years

The singer, talk show host and judge on “The Voice” filed court papers to end the marriage under her married name Kelly Blackstock on June 4 in Los Angeles. → Read More

GOP congressman at risk of losing seat over gay marriage

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Freshman Virginia GOP congressman Denver Riggleman has a conservative voting record and the strong backing of President Donald Trump but is still in danger of losing his seat this weekend in a Republican nominating contest. The reason: he officiated a gay marriage, sparking a fierce backlash among some of his socially conservative constituents who questioned Riggleman’s… → Read More

Black activists, allies call Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue removal a big win

Northam’s decision to remove the bronze equestrian statue, which sits on state property in the middle of Richmond’s renowned Monument Avenue, has been widely praised by black leaders and activists, and their allies. → Read More

Tropical Storm Cristobal drenching Mexico’s Gulf coast

Tropical Storm Cristobal crept along just inland over Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Campeche on Thursday, threatening to cause flooding the next few days before a predicted turn northward toward the U.S. → Read More

Gov. Northam says Robert E. Lee monument will be removed as soon as possible

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond’s prominent Monument Avenue. → Read More