Stories tagged: "Social Justice"

Experts say it's already too late to use the panic defense
Panic Defense Comes Up in Blacksburg Case. Isn’t It Banned In Virginia?

BLACKSBURG-Virginia's panic defense ban gets its first legal test in a Blacksburg murder case. Who's in charge of enforcing it?

Could New Plans Reduce Virginia’s Black Maternal Mortality Rate?

RICHMOND-How do we reduce Virginia's black maternal mortality rate? A number of plans on the state and federal level could help.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For April 29

BRISTOL-The NAACP calls for resignations in Windsor, work will continue on I-81, no more masks for Fairfax County and we talk about early voting.

Has Prince William County Already Established a Marcus Alert System?

MANASSAS-While the county has completed all initial state requirements, activists say this isn't all the Marcus Alert is supposed to do.

Peaceful protest at Monument Ave
Ettinger: Respectability Is Not Enough. We Need More.

BLACKSBURG-President Biden wrapped up his first 100 days in office this past week, and many on the left have been celebrating this time with a collective sigh of relief.

Isaiah Brown's sister Yolanda (center) spoke during Monday's press conference. Photo by Brian Carlton.
Why Was Isaiah Brown Shot? His Family Want Answers

SPOTSYLVANIA-Why was Isaiah Brown shot? His family outlined four requests for the sheriff’s office Monday. Three are for information.

Virginia State Police Take Over Spotsylvania Shooting Investigation

SPOTSYLVANIA-One Spotsylvania resident is in the hospital after being shot by a deputy. Now the Virginia State Police are investigating.