Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, 41, Chief of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response branch at the Pentagon for a whopping three months, seems to have been intoxicated enough on Sunday to perhaps have forgotten the Air Force’s stated zero-tolerance policy regarding sexual assault.
On April 16, 2007, a gunman opened fire in a dorm and classroom at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., killing at least 30 people in the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history, according to government officials.
For those of you who have wondered how the more modern electric chair works and how it is used to execute prisoners. While watching this video bear in mind that though lethal injection has been the default method of execution in Virginia since 1994, inmates may still opt for execution via the electric chair — and some do.
Ashburn, Virginia, teen Erica Smith was only 14 on July 29, 2002, when she told her younger brother Billie, 10, that she was going out to meet a friend. That was around lunch time. Erica never got to the friend’s house and she never came home.
Virginia, James Denham Watson, 31, was arrested on March 23, 2013, after a very mature disagreement with his roommate — not really. Our story begins with Watson passed out on the couch early after an evening of drinking to excess, which turnes out to be a big mistake if you are male and have a male roommate, even if you’re 31.
In what has historically been likened to a lynching, from February 2-February 5, 1951, Virginia executed seven black men, the Martinsville Seven, in the largest reported mass execution for rape " the rape of a white woman " a crime for which no white man had ever been executed in that state.
A lawyer with a history of emotional problems and mental instability Piper Rountree took revenge on her ex-husband after a nasty divorce and custody battle. Even though the murder was premeditated, careless planning doomed her defense. On January 28, 2005, Rountree attended a pretrial hearing in which prosecutors presented the evidence that would bury her.
Tonight, a convicted killer is set to become the first person executed in the U.S. this year. Robert Gleason Jr., 42, has actively prevented any attempts to stop his execution. While serving time in prison for murder, he strangled two inmates and threatened to continue killing unless given the death penalty.
The story of the violent gang of Philadelphia mobsters, who terrorized Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, particularly the City of Richmond, in the early 1930s.
Developments in the case of missing transgender teen DaShad “Sage” Smith have led police to ask the public for help locating a another Charlottesville man, this one for questioning. The man, Erik Tyquan McFadden, 21, had plans to meet the missing teen on the night she disappeared.