Community advocates invited Virginia lawmakers to Art 180 over the weekend to see an exhibit made by incarcerated youth and discuss school safety policy reforms.
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Survivors have used the Heal Charlottesville Fund to help pay for housing, transportation and medical costs. Friday night’s event was held to raise more money to support their needs.
Fifteen months after the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, victims of the car attack are still dealing with physical and mental injuries.
Five survivors spoke about their experiences in front of a group of supporters at First United Methodist Church.
More than 100 community members paraded through Richmond’s Northside over the weekend for the 4th annual Justice Parade for Youth.
This weekend, around 500 people attended Richmond’s 14th annual Imagine Festival. The event celebrates the city’s rich cultures, including performances by African, Japanese, and Hispanic and Latino organizations.
Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham says the Imagine Festival is an opportunity for law enforcement and residents to connect, "Richmond is a welcoming city and everybody here is a resident and everyone here is a part of this community and we want to get out and show our support."
Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and his Republican challenger Corey Stewart met in a debate on Tuesday night (10/02) in the race for one of Virginia's two Senate seats.
The City continues a series of open-house events this week for the master plan process called Richmond 300. At the open-houses residents learn about Richmond’s history and demographics.
A pride-themed comedy show opens this month at the Coalition Theater in Richmond. It’s the second year for this sketch comedy project, created by the LGBTQ community to provide a safe space to relay their experiences using creativity and humor. For Virginia Currents, WCVE intern Yasmine Jumaa has more.
WCVE News is excited to announce that on September 11th we are re-establishing the PolitiFact Virginia bureau.
From 2010 through 2016, PolitiFact Virginia, in partnership with the Richmond Times-Dispatch, provided a valuable service fact-checking the statements of Virginia politicians and public opinion makers.
The non-partisan redistricting advocacy group, OneVirginia2021 has assembled a bipartisan Citizens Committee to draft a constitutional amendment they say will ensure fair, nonpartisan redistricting after the 2020 Census
One of the common ways teens are exposed to opioids is when they’re being treated for pain, from an injury or for oral surgery. One local dentist has been working to combat the epidemic in the dentist’s office and in the classroom. WCVE Intern Kate Seltzer reports.
By 10 o’clock in the morning, the VCU dental clinic is already bustling with patients. They’re waiting to be treated by VCU’s dentists, or in some cases, dental students like Eleanor Manzini who met with me in between pulling teeth.