Robertson turned a tiny Virginia television station into the far-reaching Christian Broadcasting Network, where he hosted the flagship “700 Club” show for half a century.
Memorial Day is supposed to be about mourning the nation’s fallen service members. But it’s come to anchor the unofficial start of summer and a long weekend of retail discounts.
A grand jury sitting in Newport News charged the boy’s 25-year-old mother with felony child neglect and a misdemeanor charge of endangering a child by reckless storage of a firearm.
The 145-page report states that “racial slurs and jokes are not uncommon” and “contribute to an atmosphere of hostility toward minorities.”
Brown drove his car directly at one of the deputies, causing them to believe it was necessary to use deadly force, Pasquotank County District Attorney R. Andrew Womble said.
The disruption of Colonial Pipeline caused long lines at gas stations in the Southeastern U.S. due to distribution problems and panic-buying, draining supplies at thousands of gas stations.
The Rev. Al Sharpton issued a powerful call for transparency and the release of body camera footage at the funeral Monday for Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man shot and killed by deputies.
Judge Jeffery Foster said he believed the videos contained information that could harm the ongoing investigation or threaten the safety of people seen in the footage.
Andrew Brown Jr.’s family released an independent autopsy showing he was shot five times, including in the back of the head.
Attorney Chantel Cherry-Lassiter watched a 20-second portion of body camera video with family of Andrew Brown Jr. on Monday and said Brown did not appear to be a threat to officers as he backed his vehicle out and tried to drive away.
The 12 people who were fatally shot in a Virginia Beach government building were remembered Saturday as officials sought to put the focus on those who died and not the gunman.
A longtime, disgruntled city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 12 people before police fatally shot him, authorities said.
An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood.
A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. But for many veterans, the debate is already over.