virginia

  • Amazon makes an announcement on the 20 cities that could have their 2nd headquarters

    Amazon named 20 finalists in the race to win its second headquarters Thursday, narrowing the pool of cities and states competing to secure an expected 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment. They are: Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Boston, MA Chicago, IL Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Indianapolis, IN Los Angeles,...
  • GOP leaders say VA Democrats trying to ‘litigate’ victory

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Republican leaders say Democrats are trying to “litigate their way to victory” in a tied House race that could decide the balance of power in the House of Delegates. GOP House Leader Kirk Cox told reporters Friday that Democrats have caused “politically motivated delays” in...
  • Close race for Virginia legislative seat now tied

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) – A court has now declared a tie in a Virginia legislative election that one day earlier appeared to have gone to a Democrat by a single vote, the latest dramatic twist in a contest likely to decide control of the state House. A three-judge panel...
  • Video: Rep. Bobby Scott accused of sexual misconduct by former aide

    A former aide to Rep. Bobby Scott on Friday accused the Virginia Democrat of sexual misconduct and said he fired her after she rebuffed his alleged advances. At a press conference, Macherie Reese Everson, who goes by Reese, said that Scott touched her inappropriately on two occasions in 2013...
  • Man charged in Charlottesville car attack due in court

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A young man accused of ramming a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, faces a court hearing Thursday on charges including second-degree murder. James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old from Maumee, Ohio, described as having a keen interest...
  • Virginia firefighters being investigated for alleged gang rape of teen girl

    STRASBURG, Va. – Five volunteer firefighters in Virginia are under investigation after they were accused of gang raping a teenage girl, and recording and posting video of it on social media. This investigation dates back to April and a search warrant affidavit in connection to this case was just...
  • Woman who flipped off Trump now getting PAID !!!

    She gave President Trump’s motorcade the finger — and now supporters are raising tens of thousands of dollars for her. A GoFundMe campaign to support Virginia resident Juli Briskman — who flipped off the commander-in-chief’s motorcade while biking — had raised more than $73,000 as of Tuesday. The campaign was started...
  • Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat, making history

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A transgender candidate defeated an incumbent Virginia lawmaker who sponsored a bill that would have restricted which bathrooms she could use. Democrat Danica Roem, a former journalist, is set to make history as the first openly transgender person elected and seated in a state legislature in...
  • The woman who gave President Trump a gesture in Virginia fired from her job

    A woman whose picture went viral after she raised her middle finger at Donald Trump as his motorcade passed her on her bicycle has been fired from her job. Juli Briskman was cycling in Virginia last month when she offered the gesture in a gut reaction to Trump’s policies, she said....