Associated Press

The Associated Press is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering, supplying a steady stream of news to its members, international subscribers and commercial customers. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, it's a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members.

Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIOIQ

 

One person was killed after the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned an apparent tornado that touched down in the Richmond area Monday and caused a building to collapse, authorities said.

Virginia Governor Says to Shelter in Place

Sep 13, 2018
Governor's Office Photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says residents should shelter in place and stay off the roads as Hurricane Florence starts to come ashore in the Carolinas and its effects make their way north.

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Virginia officials are urging residents under a mandatory evacuation order not to return home, despite forecast changes showing Hurricane Florence's short-term path largely missing the state.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/U.S. Navy via AP)

Virginia's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-lying coastal areas as state officials warned residents across the entire state to brace for a potential once-in-a-generation storm, catastrophic floods and days-long power outages.

Virginia's elections systems have multiple problems, including an unreliable technology system and a leadership structure susceptible to undue political influence, according to a new report.

Pages