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Assembly blocks access to handgun permit data

It is now up to Gov. Terry McAuliffe whether to sign into law legislation that would prohibit certain out-of-state police agencies from accessing information regarding concealed weapon permits issued by the commonwealth of Virginia.

Police respond to 65 calls of possible gunfire over July 4th weekend

Despite that number, a police officer says celebratory gunfire is a downward trend

Concealed weapons amendment goes to governor

A bill providing retired employees of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles an exemption from being required to obtain a concealed weapon permit was unanimously passed by the House of Delegates and now awaits Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s signature.

Measure could amend zero-tolerance policy

The federal statute requiring students, who bring firearm or drugs to elementary or secondary schools, be expelled for a full year might see a change in Virginia.

Triple shooting on Broad street

On Saturday Richmond Police reported a triple shooting on the 400 block of E. Broad Street. All three victims were transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

RPS changes safety policy after gun-related incident at John Marshall

In the wake of a gun-related incident at John Marshall High School in the city’s Northside, Richmond Public Schools have announced they will change their safety and security policies.

Weapon recovered after fight at John Marshall High School

Police responded to an incident at John Marshall High School early this morning. There were no injuries and no weapons were fire, but a suspect was arrested with a weapon within three blocks of the school.

Gun fired inside Canal Club, no injuries reported

One person was taken into custody after a gun was fired inside the Canal Club in Shockoe Bottom.

Vice President Biden and other national leaders visit VCU today

As part of his effort to investigate ways to deter gun violence in the county, Vice President Biden will head a discussion today on the campus of VCU.

Survey from students: no guns on campus

Eight out of 10 college students in Virginia are against allowing guns on campus, according to a recent survey.