Virginia and Maryland competed fiercely for the project. Virginia's congressional delegation said there is "overwhelming evidence" that the process was influenced by politics.
Voters in Ohio, Virginia and Kentucky signaled support for abortion rights, even where it wasn't directly on the ballot, more than a year after the Supreme Court rolled them back.
Lawyers for Newport News Public Schools had tried to block the lawsuit, arguing that Abby Zwerner was eligible only for workers' compensation for the injuries caused by the classroom shooting.
The three words "I Can't Breathe" refer to what some police brutality victims, like George Floyd, Eric Garner and Manuel Ellis, said before their untimely deaths at the hands of law enforcement.
The Washington, D.C., region is home to about 400,000 federal employees, plus members of the military and government contractors. In a government shutdown, they face no pay and lots of uncertainty.
A disturbance is likely to strengthen into a tropical storm when it's expected to hit North Carolina late Friday, forecasters said, posing flooding and other threats as far north as New Jersey.
Charles Givens, an inmate at the Marion Correctional Treatment Center, was allegedly beaten to death by prison officers in 2022. His sister filed a federal lawsuit against the officers in February.
On Feb. 5, 2022, Charles Givens was found unresponsive in his cell at Marion Correctional Treatment Center. An autopsy and other documentation indicate Givens suffered a beating, a lawsuit alleges.
His death last month at a Virginia mental hospital has sparked outrage and led to second-degree murder charges against 10 defendants.
Virginia police say two men used "primitive-made tools constructed from a toothbrush and metal object" to tunnel out of a cell wall on Monday. They were arrested 10 miles away the next morning.
The 28-year-old Black man died at a Virginia mental health facility earlier this month. A grand jury indicted 10 deputies and hospital workers on charges of second-degree murder.
Irvo Otieno was transferred from jail to a state mental health facility on March 6. Prosecutors say he was handcuffed during the intake process and "smothered" by seven deputies for some 12 minutes.
Caron Nazario filed a lawsuit in 2021 saying he was pepper-sprayed, struck and had his car illegally searched by two officers with the Windsor Police Department in Virginia.
No students were injured in the shooting at Richneck Elementary School, police said. The teacher — a woman in her 30s — suffered life-threatening injuries.
The Virginia state senator has overwhelmingly won the Democratic nomination to succeed the late A. Donald McEachin in Congress.