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Same Sex Marriage in Virginia Blocked by Supreme Court

Same Sex Marriage in Virginia Blocked by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court blocked same-sex marriage in the state of Virginia yesterday, despite the fact that 20 states and Washington, D.C. have legalized and recognized gay and lesbian marriage. Not only that, but these 20 states and the District of Columbia afford same-sex couples the same rights and benefits as heterosexual married couples. Many find it surprising […]

Who Is the Woman in Black?

Who Is the Woman in Black?

Who is the “Woman in Black?” A female who has been dressed in black robes has grabbed the imagination of highway travelers all over the American South as she walked from Alabama to Virginia, where she showed up on Tuesday night. According to Virginia State Police, United States Army veteran Elizabeth Poles, age 56, was […]

Tornado Kills Three People and Dozens Are Injured in Virginia

Tornado Kills Three People and Dozens Are Injured in Virginia

In Virginia three people were killed and dozens were injured after tents, cabins and cars were destroyed by a tornado. The storm passed over through Cape Charles, approximately 45 miles north of Norfolk, and sent pines trees crashing into vacationing families at the Cherrystone Family Camping Resort on Thursday. Virginia State Police announced that Lolabeth Ortega  and her […]

Husband Kills Wife and Kids on Father’s Day in Tragic Murder-Suicide

Husband Kills Wife and Kids on Father’s Day in Tragic Murder-Suicide

A Virginia man shot his wife and two children in tragic murder-suicide on Father’s Day. According to police, Berry Jernigan contacted his employer and made some disturbing suicidal comments on Sunday night before the shooting took place. The employer contact law enforcement which arrived at the Jernigan home in time to hear gunfire but too […]

Eric Cantor: His Defeat and the GOP

Eric Cantor: His Defeat and the GOP

After last week’s Virginia primary election, the GOP received a wake-up call when incumbent Eric Cantor was defeated by Tea Party newcomer Dave Brat, an economics professor at Randolph-Mason College. A barrage of news and political publications are calling Cantor’s defeat an upset of monumental proportions as well as evidence that the Tea Party movement […]

Police Shoot and Kill Mentally Ill Man in Norfolk

Police Shoot and Kill Mentally Ill Man in Norfolk

A family in Norfolk said David Latham was shot and killed by police unnecessarily on Friday night. The 35-year-old man had a history of mental health problems. His family called the police in hopes of getting David emergency psychiatric help. Audrey Latham, David’s mother, said the family was shocked at the shootings. David’s brother, Anthony, […]

Portsmouth Naval Base on Lockdown After Stabbing; Suspect at Large

Portsmouth Naval Base on Lockdown After Stabbing; Suspect at Large

Portsmouth police are on a manhunt for a Navy sailor, still at large, who is suspected in the stabbing of a fellow service member multiple times at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in Virginia on Friday morning, causing the facility to be placed under lockdown. Authorities believe a heated exchange between the two that took […]

Virginia Teen Pleads Guilty to Killing His Parents [Video]

Virginia Teen Pleads Guilty to Killing His Parents [Video]

A Norfolk, Virginia teenager accused of killing his parents has pleaded guilty to both murders. Vincent T. Parker admitted to leaving school early, going home and killing his mother; he then attacked his father once he arrived home from work. Vincent who is only 16-years-old was scheduled to stand trial as an adult, instead he […]

Vietnam Vet Dave Roever Shares Memorial Day Honors With Wave Church

Vietnam Vet Dave Roever Shares Memorial Day Honors With Wave Church

Vietnam veteran Dave Roever joined local church in honoring those who have served this country in all branches of the military on Sunday. Wave Church in Virginia Beach, under the leadership of Steve and Sharon Kelly, leads Hampton Roads in honoring those who fight for our freedom on regular basis, not just holidays. This church […]

Virginia Victims Identified in Hot Air Balloon Crash

Virginia Victims Identified in Hot Air Balloon Crash

Authorities have identified all three of the victims that perished after a hot air balloon crash Friday afternoon during the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival in Richmond, Virginia. The victims were identified as Ginny Doyle, Natalie Lewis, and Daniel Kirk. Doyle and Lewis were both employed at the University of Richmond as basketball staffers. Doyle, 44, was […]

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