CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police in Charlottesville have charged a Richmond man for a second time after he allegedly removed tarps covering statues of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas.. Seattle Times
This February marks six months since a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia turned violent. One counter-protester, Heather Heyer, died and dozens more sustained injuries after a driver.. Business Insider
Only two states in the nation celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday and General Robert E. Lee's Birthday on the same day. WAPT spoke with a state lawmaker who is trying to change that. Source: WAPT -
A Southeast Newport News home was destroyed by fire and a second home was damaged Monday night, an official said.
Newport News firefighters responded to the blaze in the 1100 block of 29th Street.. dailypress.com
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board has unanimously voted to rename three area elementary schools named after Confederate leaders. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the Petersburg School.. Seattle Times
Highlights of Today in History: Robert E. Lee born; Indira Gandhi elected prime minister of India;President Bill Clinton admits making false statements under oath;Singer Janis Joplin born; Dolly Parton.. USATODAY.com
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansans are commemorating the state’s first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday since the governor signed a law that eliminated the honoring of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.. Seattle Times
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — School officials in a Virginia city plan to vote next month on whether to rename three elementary schools now named after Confederate leaders. Petersburg school officials are.. Seattle Times
On day three of this year’s General Assembly session, legislators will be among the few people drawing a state of Virginia paycheck who will actually be at work.
The Friday before Martin Luther.. dailypress.com
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts congressional delegation is supporting a new bid to award the Medal of Honor to a Civil War soldier widely credited with capturing Gen. Robert E. Lee’s eldest son... Seattle Times
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Parole Board has rejected parole for an Indiana man who was convicted in a woman’s 1986 killing and dismemberment. The five-member board heard from 62-year-old.. Seattle Times
A new app from augmented reality startup Blippar lets you superimpose your face onto celebrities like Mariah Carey and Mark Wahlberg — but also inadvertently suggests serial killers, terrorists, and.. Business Insider
The board didn’t reject the proposal to drop “Robert E.” from a school’s name, and two members indicated an openness to discussing it. But no motion was made to approve the proposal, and the.. Seattle Times