Family of Virginia Beach shooting victim wants investigation

U.S. 06/07/19, 19:47

The family of a victim of last week's shooting in Virginia Beach is asking the city to release all records about the suspect and start an external investigation, a newspaper reported Friday.Attorney Kevin Martingayle emailed a letter to city officials ...

Report: Pennsylvania must do more to help Chesapeake Bay

U.S. 05/28/19, 09:49

A nonprofit that tracks pollution in the Chesapeake Bay is once again lambasting Pennsylvania for not doing enough to protect the nation's largest estuary.The Chesapeake Bay Foundation released a report Tuesday that says Pennsylvania's plan to reduce pollution is "woefully ...

Virginia gov’s yearbook: Probe of racist photo completed

U.S. 05/21/19, 12:52

A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results on Wednesday.Eastern Virginia Medical School announced Tuesday that it plans ...

SEAL pleads guilty in hazing death of Green Beret

U.S. 05/16/19, 12:10

A U.S. Navy SEAL has pleaded guilty to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa.Adam Matthews entered the plea at a court-martial hearing Thursday at a Virginia ...

Feds release files on GOP train crash ahead of final report

U.S. 03/19/19, 16:55

Federal investigators released nearly 100 documents Tuesday that detail last year's fatal accident between a trash truck and an Amtrak train that was carrying Republican lawmakers in rural Virginia.Photos, witness accounts and other information were made public ahead of a ...

Med school wins diversity award amid racist photo scandal

U.S. 03/14/19, 08:13

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school has won a national award for fostering diversity as it weathers the scandal ignited by a racist photograph from its 1984 yearbook.The Virginian-Pilot reports the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education picked ...

Police: 4 charged in fight, shooting at Virginia mall

U.S. 02/15/19, 14:02

Police in Virginia say four men have been charged in a shooting inside a downtown Norfolk mall, including one of the two people shot.Norfolk police said in a statement Friday that the shooting happened during a fight between two groups ...

Racist yearbook photo went unnoticed by busy med students

U.S. 02/05/19, 13:11

The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even it were put there intentionally, it's unlikely that many students would have noticed it, according to ...

Railroads say economy still growing at steady rate

Business 01/24/19, 14:39

The economy appears strong to the major freight railroads that haul the products and raw materials companies rely on, but the lingering trade disputes could derail business if they continue.Union Pacific and CSX railroads both sounded optimistic about the economy ...

US hospital ship returns after treating Venezuelan migrants

America 12/18/18, 15:50

A U.S. Navy hospital ship has returned home after its crew treated thousands of people in Central and South America, including migrants who fled crisis-wracked Venezuela.Kevin Buckley, the commanding officer for medical operations on the USNS Comfort, said Tuesday that ...

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