When emergency first responders arrive on the scene at a school to respond to an active attacker or a fire or medical emergency, seconds count. That's why the state is giving schools divisions the opportunity to update their blueprints using state funding.
Governor Glenn Youngkin in partnership with the office of the Attorney General announced on Monday the creation of a task force that would create strategies to reduce violent crimes in cities and communities across the Commonwealth.
Also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Black Independence Day, Juneteenth marks the occasion in 1865 when Gordan Granger, a Union general, arrived in Galveston, Texas, to inform enslaved people of their freedom and the Civil War’s end.
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay said Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s request for a security perimeter is unnecessary and improper, calling it an infringement on First Amendment protest rights.
The "creator" lines appear to be drawn from a portion of Youngkin’s inaugural speech that was repeated in a later executive order that reshaped the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the governor’s cabinet.
A federal prosecutor says a former commissioner of revenue for a Virginia county has pleaded guilty to attempted witness tampering, and his son pleaded guilty to a related charge of heroin distribution.