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Virginia abolishes the death penalty

Virginia abolishes the death penalty

Virginia becomes the 23rd state to abolish the death penalty and the first in the south to do so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2021 03:12
Enroute to inauguration? Virginia resident arrested with weapons fake ID and weapons

Enroute to inauguration? Virginia resident arrested with weapons fake ID and weapons

Man reportedly attempted to pass through police checkpoint with fake inaugural credentials, loaded handgun, over 500 rounds of ammunition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2021 21:33
FBI: Michigan armed militia also targeted Virginia governor

FBI: Michigan armed militia also targeted Virginia governor

FBI agent says right-wing militia that plotted to kidnap Michigan's governor also discussed similar action against Virginia's governor.Ben Ariel, 14/10/2020 05:59
Jewish and Black historical cemeteries vandalized in Virginia with Nazi symbol

Jewish and Black historical cemeteries vandalized in Virginia with Nazi symbol

White nationalist symbols spray-painted at Jewish and African American cemeteries in Virginia.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/08/2020 07:03
Neo-Nazi leader Christopher Cantwell quotes Hitler in motion filed in federal court

Neo-Nazi leader Christopher Cantwell quotes Hitler in motion filed in federal court

White supremacist podcaster who blasted Trump for Ivanka's marriage to Jared Kushner quotes Hitler's Mein Kampf in federal court motion.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/01/2020 08:16
Three members of neo-Nazi group 'The Base' are arrested in Georgia

Three members of neo-Nazi group 'The Base' are arrested in Georgia

Members of white supremacist group are arrested on suspicion of planning double murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2020 00:34
Virginia man charged for sending Jews, African Americans fake bomb threats

Virginia man charged for sending Jews, African Americans fake bomb threats

19-year-old member of White Supremacist group indicted for attempting to cause panic among Jewish, African American institutions.Marcy Oster/JTA, 15/01/2020 21:43
At least 51 people injured in massive 69-car pileup

At least 51 people injured in massive 69-car pileup

Officials say ice and fog causative factors in the crash, Brittany McBride of the Virginia Department of Transportation weighs in., 23/12/2019 18:25
Virginia House will have its first Jewish speaker

Virginia House will have its first Jewish speaker

After Democratic victory in Virginia state elections, House of Delegates minority leader Eileen Filler-Corn becomes Speaker.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/11/2019 07:31
Democrats record achievements in Virginia and Kentucky

Democrats record achievements in Virginia and Kentucky

Democratic Party wins control of the Virginia General Assembly. Meanwhile, its candidate wins the race for Kentucky Governor.Ben Ariel, 06/11/2019 06:52
Official search for Virginia rabbi swept out to sea called off

Official search for Virginia rabbi swept out to sea called off

Coast Guard calls off search in light of low 'likelihood of survivability.' Jewish volunteer groups will reportedly continue search.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/07/2019 14:07
Search underway for rabbi who went missing in Virginia

Search underway for rabbi who went missing in Virginia

Rabbi who serves as counselor at a day camp in Norfolk swept out to sea after going into water to help a student.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2019 23:57
11 dead in shooting incident in Virginia Beach

11 dead in shooting incident in Virginia Beach

11 killed in shooting in the Virginia Beach municipal complex. Suspect killed, motive not yet known.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/06/2019 01:58
Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti painted on Virginia high school

Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti painted on Virginia high school

Graffiti included image 'depicting violent threat': 'KKK forever' and 'You will die'.Marcy Oster - JTA, 14/05/2019 16:33
Virginia legislature candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic posts

Virginia legislature candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic posts

Democratic-party “second-generation Palestinian refugee” had accused Israeli teens of murder, wrote funding Israel "worse" than funding KKK.Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/02/2019 19:32
Lieberman: Don't rush to judgment on Gov. Northam's racist photo

Lieberman: Don't rush to judgment on Gov. Northam's racist photo

Ex-Senator and 2000 vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman warns against 'rush to judge' Virginia governor for racist yearbook photo.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/02/2019 11:36
Virginia Governor in hot water over racist photo

Virginia Governor in hot water over racist photo

Democratic Virginia Governor denies prior knowledge of racist picture in medical school yearbook, a day after apologizing for it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2019 04:06
Charlottesville protester found guilty of murder

Charlottesville protester found guilty of murder

White nationalist convicted of murdering counter-protester at far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/12/2018 07:48
Virginia GOP ad accuses Dem House candidate of hating Israel, US

Virginia GOP ad accuses Dem House candidate of hating Israel, US

'Leslie Cockburn hates veterans, hates ICE, hates Israel,' ad posted by Virginia GOP reads. 'Basically, Leslie Cockburn hates America.'JTA, 15/10/2018 22:47
Bennett condemns Virginia graffiti attack

Bennett condemns Virginia graffiti attack

'We stand side by side with the Jewish community in North Virginia,' minister says, after JCC defaced with swastikas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2018 07:56
Virginia: Vandals spray-paint 19 swastikas on Jewish center

Virginia: Vandals spray-paint 19 swastikas on Jewish center

Police say incident was recorded by security cameras, but no arrests have been made.Guy Cohen, 06/10/2018 23:58
Trump declares state of emergency in Virginia ahead of hurricane

Trump declares state of emergency in Virginia ahead of hurricane

Announcement follows similar one for the Carolinas. Governor of Georgia also declares state of emergency for that state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2018 21:29
Powerful hurricane approaches the US

Powerful hurricane approaches the US

Hurricane Florence strengthens to a Category 4 storm, expected to strengthen further before hitting Nor, South Carolina and Virginia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2018 21:49
State of emergency in Virginia

State of emergency in Virginia

Virginia declares state of emergency ahead of Charlottesville anniversary.JTA, 09/08/2018 13:47
Gal Gadot visits Virginia children’s hospital

Gal Gadot visits Virginia children’s hospital

Israeli-born 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot visits children's hospital in Virginia in costume, poses for patients and staff.JTA, 09/07/2018 14:45
Stolen APC leads Virginia police on chase

Stolen APC leads Virginia police on chase

Man steals military vehicle from Virginia National Guard base, leads police on 2-hour chase.Gary Willig, 06/06/2018 16:47
Democrat nominee for Virginia race accused of anti-Semitism

Democrat nominee for Virginia race accused of anti-Semitism

Virginia Republicans call Democratic nominee for Congress 'virulent anti-Semite'.JTA, 06/05/2018 20:10
GOP dumps leader who said only Christians should run for office

GOP dumps leader who said only Christians should run for office

Virginia Republican Party ousts state party leader called for voters to back Christian over Jewish candidate due to religion.JTA, 28/03/2018 13:15
Protesters crash U. of Virginia event featuring IDF soldiers

Protesters crash U. of Virginia event featuring IDF soldiers

Event featuring IDF soldiers disrupted by anti-Zionist activists at University of VirginiaJTA, 25/02/2018 21:44
Racist, anti-Semitic fliers dropped in Virginia ahead of MLK Day

Racist, anti-Semitic fliers dropped in Virginia ahead of MLK Day

KKK distributes anti-Semitic, racist fliers in Virginia town ahead of MLK Day.JTA, 15/01/2018 21:08
Vandals break into Virginia synagogue

Vandals break into Virginia synagogue

Man, woman break in to and vandalize Orthodox synagogue in Virginia. 'Whoever did this garbage doesn't represent us,' say locals.JTA, 19/11/2017 15:36
Anti-Trump backlash? Democrats win big in Virginia, New Jersey

Anti-Trump backlash? Democrats win big in Virginia, New Jersey

Democrats score 9-point margin of victory in Virginia, outperforming polls in bellwether state.David Rosenberg, 08/11/2017 08:56
KKK adds propaganda to candy bags

KKK adds propaganda to candy bags

​​​​​​​KKK leaves its propaganda in candy bags outside Virginia homes.JTA, 02/11/2017 12:33
Virginia brothers arrested for assaulting man with Star of David

Virginia brothers arrested for assaulting man with Star of David

Video captures brothers yelling anti-Semitic comments at a man after noticing his Star of David, in possible drug-deal-gone-wrong.JTA, 26/10/2017 14:13
Top PA official undergoes lung transplant in the US

Top PA official undergoes lung transplant in the US

Saeb Erekat undergoes successful lung transplant in North Virginia hospital.Ido Ben Porat, 13/10/2017 09:57
Watch: Family comes home to find house covered with blood

Watch: Family comes home to find house covered with blood

A Virginia family found their home covered in blood after their dog attacked an intruder while they were out.Tzvi Lev, 22/08/2017 14:47
Pence on Virginia: I stand with the president

Pence on Virginia: I stand with the president

Vice President Pence says he stands by President Trump’s remarks regarding the recent violence in Virginia.Ben Ariel, 17/08/2017 00:03
'Jews over-represented in US policy-making'

'Jews over-represented in US policy-making'

White supremacist defends racist elements at rally, says Jews dispossessing whites in US while dominating the left.Gary Willig, 16/08/2017 22:45
Sharansky condemns Charlottesville white supremacist rally

Sharansky condemns Charlottesville white supremacist rally

Jewish Agency chairman condemns neo-Nazi rally in which counter-protester was murdered.Gary Willig, 14/08/2017 19:05
Virginia Governor: Cops were outgunned

Virginia Governor: Cops were outgunned

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said that police were told to stand down due to being outgunned by white supremacists in Charlottesville.Tzvi Lev, 14/08/2017 17:28
Ivanka Trump blasts white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

Ivanka Trump blasts white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

Jewish daughter of US president says no place for racism, neo-Nazis in American society after deadly riots.JTA, 13/08/2017 18:24
Watch: Raw footage of car ramming attack in Virginia

Watch: Raw footage of car ramming attack in Virginia

Footage of suspected white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. ramming his car into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, killing one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2017 17:58
Jewish groups condemn Charlottesville violence

Jewish groups condemn Charlottesville violence

Mixed response to Trump's condemnation of violence at white supremacist rally in Virginia from ADL, WJC and Reform Union president.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2017 16:30
'Crazy and unfortunate display of violence'

'Crazy and unfortunate display of violence'

Former Governor Mike Huckabee reacts to the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.Tzvi Lev, 13/08/2017 14:38
Car plows into civilians at white supremacist rally

Car plows into civilians at white supremacist rally

Violence breaks out at white supremacist rally, ramming attack kills at least one person.Orly Harari, Chana Roberts, 12/08/2017 23:08
FBI: Virginia shooter acted alone

FBI: Virginia shooter acted alone

Gunman who shot four people kept a list of six members of Congress but was not connected to terrorism.Ben Ariel, 22/06/2017 00:07
ADL urges hate crime probe in Va. killing of Muslim girl

ADL urges hate crime probe in Va. killing of Muslim girl

Teenage girl attacked and killed on way to mosque for morning Ramadan prayers.JTA, 19/06/2017 22:18
'There were many heroes today'

'There were many heroes today'

Watch: Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX) recounts the shooting at the GOP Congressional baseball practice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2017 01:06
Watch: Gunman opens fire on GOP baseball team

Watch: Gunman opens fire on GOP baseball team

Video captures some of the chaos that ensued after the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2017 23:09
Swastika painted on welcome sign of Virginia Jewish summer camp

Swastika painted on welcome sign of Virginia Jewish summer camp

Camp run by local JCC hit with anti-Semitic graffiti ahead of summer season. Security for camp to be increased.JTA, 11/06/2017 18:58
 Jewish mayor in Virginia faces anti-Semitic messages

Jewish mayor in Virginia faces anti-Semitic messages

Mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, bombarded with anti-Semitic messages on social media following protests by white nationalists.JTA, 15/05/2017 21:00
Anti-Semitic graffiti found near Virginia campus

Anti-Semitic graffiti found near Virginia campus

Local police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti left on a building near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville.JTA, 28/10/2016 04:00
Possible ISIS attack in Virginia

Possible ISIS attack in Virginia

FBI investigating the possibility that a double stabbing attack in Virginia was ISIS-inspired terrorism.David Rosenberg, 23/08/2016 18:28
Virginia: State #7 to pass anti-BDS resolution

Virginia: State #7 to pass anti-BDS resolution

The anti-BDS movement continues to gain steam across the US, as it fights back against the boycotts on Israel.Hillel Fendel, 22/03/2016 15:42
Virginia schools shut down over Islam lesson

Virginia schools shut down over Islam lesson

Parental outrage over Geography lesson teaching students Muslim creed skyrockets, shuts county schools over security concerns.Tova Dvorin, 18/12/2015 10:54
Virginia Shooter Angered by S. Carolina Massacre

Virginia Shooter Angered by S. Carolina Massacre

Manifesto by man who shot two journalists in Virginia says he was sent over the edge by the South Carolina church massacre.Ben Ariel, 27/08/2015 04:45
Two Journalists Shot Dead in Virginia

Two Journalists Shot Dead in Virginia

Gunman, a fellow reporter, shoots himself after killing two colleagues at a local morning station.Tova Dvorin, 26/08/2015 22:51