With virtually no rain for several weeks and temperatures regularly at triple digits, Governor McDonnell warned Virginians yesterday that conditions were ripe for forest fires. Charles Fishburne reports.
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Yesterday morning, we reported that the ACLU had asked the Justice Department to investigate conditions at Richmond City jail, citing overcrowded and overheated conditions leading to one, possibly two deaths. Later in the day, Sheriff C.T. Woody responded. Charles Fishburne reports.
Fifty years ago, an American spy plane was shot down deep in Soviet territory. Its pilot was a young man from Pound, Virginia, the son of a coal miner, who had become one of the country’s best pilots, flying one of the country’s most secret aircraft. He found himself in the midst of a crisis that threatened a nuclear confrontation at the height of the Cold War. Charles Fishburne reports
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced late yesterday that it was moving its corporate headquarters to Northern Virginia. Charles Fishburne reports.
This is National Distracted Driving Day, and Triple A is set to reveal poll results that could drive new legislation to keep people’s eyes on the road. Charles Fishburne reports.
For the first time in two years, state police chaplains may invoke the name of Jesus in their prayers. But as Charles Fishburne reports, it may likely be challenged in court.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is celebrating the Grand Opening of its new McGlothlin Wing next week, a spectacular expansion that will rank it among the top ten fine arts museums in the country. Charles Fishburne talks with Director Alex Nyerges as workers supply the finishing touches.
An anti-abortion group has just released a secretly recorded video that purports to show a couple posing as a pimp and a prostitute receiving abortion and contraceptive counseling for underage sex workers at the Richmond Planned Parenthood Clinic. Charles Fishburne reports.
Governor McDonnell has announced the members of his new Economic Development and Jobs Creation Commission, and plans to put them to work next month.
Richmond Native and longtime president of the National Council of Negro Women, Dorothy Height, died yesterday at the age of 98.