RICHMOND, Va. | Democrats mute calls for Va. resignations with power at risk

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prominent Democrats came down hard on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam after he apologized for a racist photo. But they were quieter as two more scandals — one involving race, another a sexual assault allegation — rocked Virginia’s statehouse. The subdued response from national Democrats shows how their zero-tolerance approach has put … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va. | Democrats mute calls for Va. resignations with power at risk

New York News: BUFFALO, VA Exonerated In Two Negligence Lawsuits

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford dismissed a negligence lawsuit seeking damages brought by plaintiff Lenray Harris against the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA) in Buffalo. The plaintiff claimed that she suffered emotional injuries following the VA’s disclosure that several of … Continue reading New York News: BUFFALO, VA Exonerated In Two Negligence Lawsuits

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: Counterprotesters describe devastating injuries

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— The Latest on the sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr. for the murder of Heather Heyer (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Several people who were severely injured by a man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally have described devastating physical and psychological injuries to jurors who make a … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: Counterprotesters describe devastating injuries

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury to recommend sentence for white nationalist

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The same jury that convicted a man of first-degree murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally will now decide his punishment. The jury in the trial of James Alex Fields Jr. will reconvene Monday to hear additional evidence and come up with a sentencing recommendation for … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury to recommend sentence for white nationalist

RICHMOND, Va. | Southern states brace for wintry storm

RICHMOND, Va. — Millions of people in Southern states braced for a harsh wintry storm that could bring immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads or deadly floods. Governors and local officials from Texas to Virginia have declared emergencies ahead of the storm’s arrival to free up funds and manpower to help mitigate the storm’s effect. North Carolina … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va. | Southern states brace for wintry storm

WASHINGTON News: Three Individuals Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in Bribery Schemes Involving VA Program for Disabled Military Veterans

WASHINGTON – Two owners and an employee of for-profit, non-accredited schools were sentenced during the last two days for bribing a public official at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in exchange for the public official’s facilitation of over $2 million in payments that were supposed to be dedicated to providing vocational training for … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Three Individuals Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in Bribery Schemes Involving VA Program for Disabled Military Veterans

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville decides Justice, Emancipation are premature

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Charlottesville’s leaders have decided their city isn’t ready for Emancipation and Justice. Still struggling over how to handle Confederate symbols, the Charlottesville City Council voted 4-1 Monday night to change the names of two parks yet again. The former Lee Park, renamed Emancipation Park, is now Market Street Park. The former Jackson … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville decides Justice, Emancipation are premature

RICHMOND, Va | Altria spending $12.8B for a stake in e-vapor company JUUL

RICHMOND, Va.  — Altria is spending $12.8 billion for a stake in e-vapor company JUUL as one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies tries to offset declining cigarette use. Altria Group Inc. said Thursday that its investment puts the value of JUUL Labs Inc. at $38 billion. JUUL will remain a fully independent company and … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va | Altria spending $12.8B for a stake in e-vapor company JUUL