When the world shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some used the isolation time for baking, at-home workouts and card games. For others, the closed doors hid a painful reality.
About 20 women crouched on the sidewalk outside the Sullivan County Regional Health Department on Friday, filling sidewalk cracks with red sand. The visual symbolized people whose oppression is often hidden in plain sight: victims of human trafficking.
A King George County man was arrested this week on charges that he took part in the Jan. 6 uprising at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
A wrong-way driver high on methamphetamine, fentanyl and amphetamines has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a Southwest Virginia man in February.
A former Rocky Mount police officer will remain in jail until his trial on charges of entering the U.S. Capitol as it was being overrun by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
Prosecutors said that the Richmond mail carrier, who helped traffic an estimated 11 to 33 pounds of cocaine from California to Richmond, "accepted bribes in a wildly successful cocaine trafficking conspiracy."
Charges have been dropped in Wise County, Virginia, against 31 individuals as a result of ongoing efforts to restructure law enforcement in the town of Pound.
Marilyn Manson has asked for Esme Bianco's sexual assault lawsuit against him to be dropped.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A video showing a police officer pistol-whipping and choking a Black man during an arrest in a Denver suburb has reignited anger over policing in the community, with activists decrying what they say is just the latest example of the mistreatment of people of color.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people, mostly women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday in four of the killings and was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison.
A Pound, Virginia, man, who conspired with others to fraudulently file more than $499,000 in pandemic unemployment benefits, was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in federal prison.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado police officer has been arrested after video showed him using his pistol to beat a man he was trying to take into custody, choking him and threatening to kill him, while another officer was accused of failing to stop her colleague as required by a new police accountability law passed during racial injustice protests last year.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for the 2019 abduction and murder of a 21-year-old college student who mistook his car for her Uber ride.
When the man Tammy Hamrin met through a dating website told her he was in trouble and needed money, the title company owner was eager to help. Hamrin met “Leo” in January 2018 through OurTime.com, an online dating site for people over 50, according to court records. She quickly fell in love with him and thought he loved her, too. Initially Hamrin, now 58, sent Leo money from her personal ...
A Bristol, Tennessee woman who conspired with others to fraudulently file more than $499,000 in pandemic unemployment benefits, was sentenced Monday to two years in federal prison.
HONG KONG (AP) — The first person to be tried under Hong Kong’s sweeping national security law was found guilty of secessionism and terrorism on Tuesday in a ruling closely watched for indications of how the law will be applied as China tightens its grip on the city long known for its freedoms.
A Bristol, Virginia man faces nearly two decades in prison after pleading guilty in connection with a fatal shooting in 2018 at the Hog Wild Saloon in Kingsport, Tennessee.
BRISTOL, Va. — Cyber criminals conducted a ransomware attack on the Bristol Virginia Police Department’s computers earlier this year and now appear to be trying to sell information on the dark web.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer was assaulted and robbed Monday in Oakland, California, her son said.
A Bluff City man has been arrested on kidnapping and assault charges after Sullivan County investigators said they found his wife being held against her will inside their home.
Charlottesville police said the regional Internet Crimes Against Children task force received a tip, which started the investigation.
David Curtis Whitt, the suspect in a shooting in Raven, Virginia, that killed one person and wounded another early Friday was captured hours later, according to the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office.