Volunteers holding onto hope as search for missing 4-year-old Codi Bigsby continues

Why didn’t the Hampton Police Department send out a AMBER ALERT for little Codi 1/31/22 ? Police training is still an issue in the 757. -Queenie AMBER Alert Resolutions. In nearly 7 in every 10 AMBER Alert cases, children are successfully reunited with their parents. And in just over 17 percent of cases, the recovery is a direct result of the AMBER Alert. … Sadly, over … Continue reading Volunteers holding onto hope as search for missing 4-year-old Codi Bigsby continues

Jamel Flint ID’d as suspect in fatal shooting at hookah lounge near Virginia Tech

Virginia police on Saturday identified the suspect wanted for allegedly killing a high school student and injuring four other victims in a shooting at a hookah lounge the previous night. Jamel Flint, 24, whom authorities said should be considered armed and dangerous, allegedly carried out the shooting at Melody Hookah Lounge near Virginia Tech’s campus shortly before midnight on Friday, according to the Blacksburg Police Department. Flint … Continue reading Jamel Flint ID’d as suspect in fatal shooting at hookah lounge near Virginia Tech

AG Herring: Virginia Beach police used forged documents to secure cooperation, confessions in interrogations

 Just days before he leaves office, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says his Office of Civil Rights has made an agreement with Virginia Beach police that halts the department from forging documents to get cooperation or confessions. According to Herring’s office, on at least five occasions between March 2016 and February 2020, the Virginia Beach Police Department used forged documents they said were from the Virginia … Continue reading AG Herring: Virginia Beach police used forged documents to secure cooperation, confessions in interrogations

Black Man Sentenced To More Than 1,800 Years Receives Conditional Pardon From Virginia Gov.

( BET.COM ) Civil rights activists say Lawrence Stephens was handed down a racially biased sentence by his trial judge. After serving 19 years behind bars, Lawrence Stephens received a conditional pardon from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, cutting short a life sentence that civil rights activists say was racially motivated. Norfolk Va., station WAVY reports that Northam, in the final weeks of his governorship, approved Stephens’ petition for a pardon in December. … Continue reading Black Man Sentenced To More Than 1,800 Years Receives Conditional Pardon From Virginia Gov.

What a nightmare! Drivers snowed-in all night as I-95 shuts down in Virginia

Road crews struggled to reach hundreds of motorists on Tuesday after they were stranded all night in freezing temperatures along a 50-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Virginia where tractor-trailers jackknifed in the ice and snow, state police said. Both directions of traffic on I-95 came to a standstill Monday between Ruther Glen, Virginia, in Caroline County and exit 152 in Dumfries, Prince William County, … Continue reading What a nightmare! Drivers snowed-in all night as I-95 shuts down in Virginia

Pharrell Williams Receives Honorary Doctorate From Norfolk State University

BET.com “The pull of the green and the gold is strong. I am honored to have made this part of my work, my story, and still today.” Pharrell Williams received a doctorate from Norfolk State University in Virginia. During the 107th commencement on Saturday (Dec. 10), the Grammy Award-winning musician and producer was presented the degree by the University President Javaune Adams-Gaston. The “Happy” singer is also … Continue reading Pharrell Williams Receives Honorary Doctorate From Norfolk State University