Boxing legend Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker was killed Sunday night after being hit by a car in Virginia Beach.

More than 50 people killed and over 400 injured after a mass shooting occurred during a Jason Aldean concert at the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas last night.

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The arrest of the man accused of killing a Queens jogger has shocked a community—and angered many at how the press has described him.

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Suge Knight is suing Dr. Dre for $300 Million because of a contract they signed way back when, which Suge alleges that Dr. Dre is in breach of. He says that he is entitled to some (and a hefty sum, at that) of Dr. Dre’s earnings. Suge also alleges that Dr. Dre paid to have […]

Right on the heels of the murder of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, another man named Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by police in Charlotte, North Carolina. While law enforcement in Tulsa, Oklahoma quickly released footage of the incident and charged the officer who shot Crutcher with manslaughter, law […]

Amidst a climate of police deaths and gun violence, Jeff Johnson reminds us of the young children and babies who fall at the hands of gun violence…

Black History Month

This year marks 50 years since Freedom Summer, when nearly 1,000 volunteers travelled throughout the Southern United States to register black Americans to vote. Many…

  Under Virginia law, persons sentenced to death have the right to choose their execution. The prisoners’ choice is by either electrocution or lethal injection. A House committee killed HB942 which would remove electrocution as a manner of execution for prisoners sentenced to death. If legal injection drugs are not available the prisoner will automatically die by […]

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This evening, the Stanley community will pull together to honor the two children who were killed while they were playing in a pit when it…

The House of Delegates Privileges and Elections Sub-Committee killed the restoration of rights measure today. Governor Bob McDonnell supports automatic restoration of rights for non violent convicted felons but House republicans do not. Governor Bob McDonnell said during State of the Commonwealth Address, just under a week ago, “While we have significantly improved and fast-tracked the […]

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Courtesy of: In the early morning hours, Montgomery County authorities filed capital murder charges on 30-year-old Verna McClain. She is accused of killing Kala Golden in the parking lot of a doctor’s office Tuesday afternoon. After firing several deadly shots, McClain admitted to investigators that she took Golden’s newborn, Keegan. Click on the image […]

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Police shot and killed an armed 15-year old. The student was an eighth grader in a Brownsville middle school. The police arrived on the scene at 8:00 a.m. today after they received a call about an individual in possession of a gun at Cummings Middle School. Police officers encountered the armed student in a hallway and shot […]