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Virginia Senate Candidate Joe Morrissey Had Child With Teenage Secretary

Virginia Senate Candidate Joe Morrissey Had Child With Teenage Secretary

On Wednesday, Virginia Senate candidate and former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey confirmed that he had fathered a child with a former teenage secretary who worked at his law firm. He annouced the news via a Richmond, Virginia, radio station during an interview on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. On WLEE radio, during the Jack Gravely show, he stated […]

Ballston Shooting Leaves Suspect Dead, Two Officers Injured

Ballston Shooting Leaves Suspect Dead, Two Officers Injured

Following a shootout between law enforcement officers and a man who was suspected of domestic violence, the suspect in the incident was shot and killed by Arlington County Police officers in the area of Ballston in northern Virginia. The officers are currently recovering at a local hospital. One of the officers received a facial injury, […]

Judge Declares Mistrial for Four of Six Suspects in Killing of Kevin Quick

Judge Declares Mistrial for Four of Six Suspects in Killing of Kevin Quick

A Charlottesville, Virginia, judge has declared a mistrial for four of the six suspects that have been charged for the 2014  killing of Waynesboro Reserve Police Captain Kevin Quick. The Tuesday morning decision came after a potential mistake with the safety of the jurors, according to initial reports. Mersadies Lachelle Shelton, Shantai Monique Shelton, Anthony Darnell […]

Refugee Tries to Rape Woman After Just 9 Days in United States

Refugee Tries to Rape Woman After Just 9 Days in United States

A refugee who had only been in the United States for nine days is said to have tried to rape a woman, leading to his arrest in Virginia. Tchalim Koboya Lidawo, from Togo, has since been charged with two counts of attempted rape and one count of forcible abduction. He pleaded no contest to the […]

Warrant Issued for Suspect in Woodbridge Shooting

Warrant Issued for Suspect in Woodbridge Shooting

A warrant was issued on Sunday May 10, 2015 for a shooting in Woodbridge, Prince William County. Police are still looking for 30-year old Jesse Najera on Sunday afternoon, after an innocent man was shot while trying to stop a dispute. The argument took place in a vehicle parked outside of the home. Witnesses were walking […]

Barack Obama and Family Visit Historical Baptist Church for Easter Service

Barack Obama and Family Visit Historical Baptist Church for Easter Service

United States President Barack Obama and his family attended the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church today in order to attend the yearly Easter service. The church, which has been around for centuries, is located in Alexandria, Virginia. Pastor Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley welcomed the family into the place of worship. Wesley has something in common […]

University of Virginia Implements Temporary Sexual Misconduct Policy

University of Virginia Implements Temporary Sexual Misconduct Policy

The University of Virginia has implemented a new temporary school policy on sexual misconduct and gender-based violence on campus, motivated by an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education. The policy, which is effective immediately, includes inclusive descriptions of the official procedures when it comes to reporting sexual assault. Moreover, the new policy includes the ways […]

‘The Cross, The Celebration and The Controversy’ This Easter at Wave Church

‘The Cross, The Celebration and The Controversy’ This Easter at Wave Church

On Easter Sunday Christians across the globe join in celebration of the resurrection Jesus Christ. Many churches choose to refer to the holiday as Resurrection Day because of its commercialization, but it is typically the most attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches. Wave Church, located in Virginia Beach, is preparing for Easter […]

University of Virginia Gang Rape Is Doubtful

University of Virginia Gang Rape Is Doubtful

Police in Charlottesville, Virginia have found no evidence to support the alleged gang rape in the University of Virginia. The story came out in 2014 in a Rolling Stone article. The article was over 9,000 words and was published on November 19. The story was about a victim named, “Jackie” in the article, was supposedly […]

Sweet Briar Alumnae Call for President, Board of Directors to Resign

Sweet Briar Alumnae Call for President, Board of Directors to Resign

Saving Sweet Briar, Inc., the group that many alumnae from the college have spearheaded, has been raising the funds to keep the women-only institution of higher education open. This comes after a decision was made last month to close Sweet Briar when it was announced a lack of funds and a decline in enrollment would lead to the […]

UVA Black Lives Matter

UVA Black Lives Matter

“Black Lives Matter” is the chant being heard in Virginia tonight on the University campus. Early Wednesday morning, Martese Johnson, a student at the University of Virginia, wanted to go in the Trinity Irish Pub. The bouncer stopped him at the door and then an Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) officer took Johnson’s arm and pulled […]

Sweet Briar College: A Bond Which Will Never Be Broken

Sweet Briar College: A Bond Which Will Never Be Broken

An attack on the very essence of the rights of women has befallen a bastion of well-rounded, highly-intelligible, honorable women who come from near and far to plant their roots in a place caressed by Virginia’s pristine and picturesque valleys, overseen by truly impeccable sunrises and sunsets. This great institution is where the notion of, Think is […]

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