Virginia

AP
August 09, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk is the latest of several nationwide that have favored transgender...
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AP
July 18, 2019 - 2:59 pm
APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump’s tweet urging four Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to their home countries, a Virginia pastor is gaining attention with a sign at his church saying “America: Love or Leave It.” ABC 13 in Lynchburg reports hundreds of...
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AP
June 28, 2019 - 12:42 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia was sentenced to life in prison Friday on hate crime charges. James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, had pleaded guilty in March to the 2017...
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AP
April 26, 2019 - 11:04 am
President Trump hit on a range of issues Friday morning before leaving to address the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis, among them his 2017 remarks after the deadly Charlottesville protests in which Mr. Trump claimed there were "very fine people on both sides." Former Vice President Joe...
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April 01, 2019 - 9:31 am
Warning: Some of the details shared in this piece are disturbing. Vanessa Tyson is one of two women who accuse Virginia's lieutenant governor, Justin Fairfax, of sexual assault. She and Meredith Watson stepped forward with their allegations in February when some lawmakers were calling on Virginia...
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CBS
March 22, 2019 - 2:34 pm
A 17-year-old boy was charged Friday with making online threats of "ethnic cleansing" against black and Hispanic students at the public high school in Charlottesville, Virginia, a city that was the site of a deadly white nationalist rally in 2017. The threats had shut down the city's public schools...
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AP
February 17, 2019 - 8:26 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boy's bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's become a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated and...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 11:21 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam considered resigning amid a scandal that he once wore blackface, but the pediatric neurologist said Sunday that he's "not going anywhere" because the state "needs someone that can heal" it. Northam made the comments on CBS' "Face the...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 9:43 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor has urged authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him, but hasn't heeded calls to resign and it is unclear what comes next for the once-rising star of the state Democratic Party. Two women have made allegations...
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AP
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor pledged to work at healing the state's racial divide Saturday, even as calls mounted for the lieutenant governor to resign - capping an astonishing week that saw all three of the state's top elected officials embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals...
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