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A racial slur, a viral video, and a reckoning

December 27, 2020 1:56 pm

A white high school student withdrew from her chosen college after a three-second video caused an uproar online. The classmate who shared it publicly has no regrets.

In this city, children write to helpful fairies for advice and help during pandemic

October 21, 2020 6:09 pm

In the past few months, more than 700 letters have arrived — from neighbourhood children but also from nearby cities.

Therapy dog receives honorary doctorate in veterinary medicine

May 19, 2020 3:27 pm

Moose is one of the schools four therapy animals who are ambassadors for mental health awareness and has been with Virginia Tech since 2014.

Virginia mass shooting: At least 12 killed in attack by 'disgruntled' govt employee

June 01, 2019 9:50 am

The shooting was believed to be the deadliest act of workplace gun violence in the United States since February, when a factory worker shot five colleagues to death in Aurora, Illinois, just after he was let go from his job.

Ralph Northam rose quickly to become Virginia Governor. He could fall even faster

February 04, 2019 8:12 am

Northam, who denies appearing in a decades-old racist photograph, is teetering precariously on the top rung of a political ladder that he ascended in just 10 years.

Ivanka Trump denounces white supremacy, neo-Nazis after Charlottesville violence

August 13, 2017 8:37 pm

Donald Trump, who has a following among white supremacist groups attracted to his nationalistic rhetoric, has come under fire for blaming the Charlottesville violence on hatred and bigotry "on many sides."

Virginia shooting: Suspect was fired twice from two news stations, known as a loner

August 27, 2015 12:56 pm

The man identified as the suspect followed a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers.

US state woman charged in Islamic State terror case detained

November 20, 2014 3:07 am

A woman charged with lying to investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group will remain in jail.

Virginia college student Hannah Graham's death ruled homicide

November 19, 2014 4:55 am

A University of Virginia student whose disappearance sparked a month-long search died from "homicidal violence".

Virginia police identify remains found last week as those of missing college student

October 25, 2014 3:56 am

A Virginia medical examiner has identified human remains found last week as those of missing student.