Prosecutors in North Carolina will not seek a retrial in the case of a police officer who was charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man, according to a letter from the state attorney general's office.
Early Wednesday morning, Alison Parker and Adam Ward were on assignment in Moneta, Virginia -- Parker as a reporter and Ward as a cameraman. Working for WDBJ7, Roanoke's CBS affiliate, they were working on a story about the 50th anniversary of Smith Mountain Lake and interviewing Vicki Gardner, who leads Smith Mountain Lake's Chamber of Commerce.
One day after reporter Alison Parker, 24, and her cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, were gunned down on live television near Roanoke, Virginia, Parker's boyfriend said merely remembering their lives is not enough.
A reconnaissance airplane almost crashed in April, endangering the lives of 27 airmen aboard the plane -- all because a retaining nut connecting oxygen tubing was not tightened properly, accident investigators have determined. The report blamed a private defense contracting company for the accident.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe called Thursday for eliminating gun law loopholes and establishing universal background checks after his state was rocked just a day earlier by the murder of two journalists during a live TV broadcast.
Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.