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CORRECTS TO POLICE BELIEVE WAS SHOT BY A FELLOW PROTESTER-Aurora Police officers and protest medics attend to an injured demonstrator who police believe was shot by a fellow protester while on Interstate 225, Saturday, July 25, 2020. (Andy Cross/The Denve
(Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP)
WRVA News
July 28, 2020 - 1:09 pm
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A man at a weekend Colorado protest who shot and wounded two demonstrators after he apparently aimed at a Jeep driving toward protesters has been arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide, authorities said. Police in the Denver suburb of Aurora said Samuel Young, 23, was...
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A Black Lives Matter protester burns an American flag outside the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Monday, July 20, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
(AP Photo/Noah Berger)
WRVA News
July 20, 2020 - 12:54 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters outside Portland's U.S. courthouse set a fire in the building's entryway early Monday in yet another night of conflict with federal agents who repeatedly tear gassed the demonstrators to drive them away, officials said.
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A Black Lives Matter billboard is seen next to a Confederate flag in Pittsboro, N.C., Thursday, July 16, 2020. A group in North Carolina erected the billboard to counter the flag that stands along the road. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
(AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
AP News
July 16, 2020 - 4:26 pm
A Black Lives Matter sign now fills a billboard next to a big Confederate flag that greets people coming into a small town outside Raleigh, N.C.
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A Black Lives Matter protester and NYPD officers scuffle on the Brooklyn Bridge during a demonstration, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in New York.
(AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura)
AP News
July 15, 2020 - 3:44 pm
NYPD chief, cops hurt as protesters clash on Brooklyn Bridge
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Dawit Kelete wears handcuffs chained to his waist as he walks into a court appearance Monday, July 6, 2020, in Seattle.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
WRVA News
July 07, 2020 - 12:52 pm
By MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — A judge on Monday set a $1.2 million bail for the man accused of driving a Jaguar on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Dawit Kelete, who is Black, drove the car around vehicles...
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Demonstrators vandalize a car as they protest the death of George Floyd, Sunday, May 31, 2020, near the White House in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
WRVA News
June 01, 2020 - 11:25 am
By ASHRAF KHALIL, AARON MORRISON and MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A country convulsed by violent protests picked up the pieces Monday morning and braced for the possibility of more trouble amid a coast-to-coast outpouring of rage over police killings of black people. After six...
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People gather around a makeshift memorial Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Minneapolis, near where an black man was taken into police custody the day before who later died.   (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
(AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
WRVA News
May 26, 2020 - 12:55 pm
By AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis was seen on a bystander's video pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck during the arrest and kept his knee there for several minutes after the man stopped moving...
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dreamstime
August 04, 2018 - 9:28 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue has been vandalized. The incident took place between Friday Night (8/3) & Saturday Morning (8/4). It appears that a large amount of red paint was thrown on the statue’s base. The letters BLM were also painted in red on that...
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