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Jeff Katz
July 25, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has resigned suddenly from the Jamestown anniversary planning committee because of an invitation given to President Donald Trump, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. Stoney announced his resignation in a letter to American Evolution 2019 Commemoration executive director...
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Jeff Katz
July 02, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The Richmond City Council voted Monday to pass a proposal from Mayor Levar Stoney to ban the carrying of guns in government buildings, parks and community facilities, according to ABC 8News . The proposal will only go into effect if the General Assembly passes a bill allowing local governments to...
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Jeff Katz
June 27, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced Wednesday that City of Richmond Interim Police Chief William Smith would remain permanently in that position, according to ABC 8News . Stoney made the announcement at a press conference at Richmond Police headquarters. BREAKING: Richmond Mayor @LevarStoney has...
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June 24, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Richmond, VA — In preparation for the July 9 Special Session of the Virginia General Assembly, Mayor Levar Stoney has proposed legislation banning firearms in city parks and city buildings. This legislation will be introduced in anticipation of General Assembly action to grant such authority to...
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Jeff Katz
June 19, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Mayor Levar Stoney's administration has challenged a Richmond judge's request to release information on the proposed $1.4 million Richmond Coliseum redevelopment plan, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. It's the latest in a series of steps Stoney has taken to keep this massive plan under...
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June 17, 2019 - 2:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Richmond Mayor...
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August 25, 2018 - 10:43 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Multiple people shot at one crime scene in Richmond. The Richmond Police Department’s Gene Lepley says it was around 5 a.m. Saturday (8/25/18) when 2 men with guns walked into Liquid Café at 4 North 18th street in Shocked Bottom. The men announced “this is a robbery” then they...
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August 18, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Workers with Richmond’s Department of Public Works have been rounding up electric scooters for the last two days. A California-based company called Bird Rides Inc. placed the scooters around the VCU area without getting the proper permits. You download an app to use the...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:19 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) - A Richmond intersection has been painted to honor the LGBTQ community according to gavray.com. The rainbow flag has long been associated with the LGBTQ community and now Richmond has an intersection painted the colors of the rainbow flag. The intersection of West Marshall...
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