Joseph R. Holmes, born into slavery in Charlotte County, Virginia, emerged after emancipation as an outspoken advocate for the rights of freedpeople. Resentment in Southside Virginia led to his murder on May 3, 1869. Saturday, a marker will be unveiled where Holmes was slain.
An Abingdon man has been arrested after authorities said he assaulted a woman on Tuesday.
Teresa Guidice and her partner Luis 'Louie' Ruelas have gotten engaged during a romantic getaway to Greece.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who avoided execution in February was put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a woman who was abducted during a robbery and then shot in a cemetery.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip.
ABINGDON, Va.--An Abingdon man has been arrested after authorities said he assaulted a woman on Tuesday.
A Bristol, Tennessee man faces felony charges after police say he attempted to set a woman on fire.
In the letter, the ACLU said the girl had "allegedly participated in drawing an offensive sketch of a student in response to that student bullying her."
A Bristol, Virginia man is being held without bail following a shooting and pursuit this past weekend, authorities said Wednesday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is demanding policy changes after a 10-year old Black girl was arrested at Honowai Elementary Sch…
Laundrie's parents took part in the search Wednesday with the FBI and police from North Port, Florida, more than a month after Laundrie was reported missing after heading to the vast Carlton Reserve.
The 2-1 appeals court decision means it would fall to the state Supreme Court to consider any appeal. But it's unclear one will be requested since both sides in the case sought a new trial.
Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead.
A Chesterfield County man has been charged with the murder of his son, Eliel Adon Weaver, who was under the age of 5 and whose remains were found in a freezer at the family home last May.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia are trying to determine who left three decapitated, tailless deer carcasses along a road and in a city park last week.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge denied bond Tuesday for a prominent South Carolina attorney who has become embroiled in two multimillion-dollar insurance fraud cases months after he found his wife and son dead in their home.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — As jury selection got slowly underway Monday in the trial of three white men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their Georgia neighborhood, potential jurors said they came in with negative feelings about the case and worried about the personal consequences of serving on the jury.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a U.S.-based missionary group who were abducted over the weekend by a gang notorious for killings, kidnappings and extortion.
New York real estate heir Robert Durst, just sentenced in a two-decade-old murder case, has been hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer said.