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Police Dogs Maul Woman’s Leg While Restrained By Cops, Chief Admits ‘Unreasonable Force’

Another case of alleged excessive police force has occurred in Norfolk, Virginia, but Raw Story reports the police chief has apologized and stated his officers used “excessive force” when they pinned a woman to the ground and allowed police dogs to maul her leg. Show More Summary

An Obituary for a National Treasure

2 days agoOdd : Neatorama

The Thorn Birds author Colleen McCullough dies on Norfolk Island — The Australian (@australian) January 29, 2015 Australian novelist Colleen McCullough, who wrote The Thorn Birds, died on Thursday at age 77. Her...Show More Summary

American Hockey League restructuring

For the Charlotte Checkers fans out there: “AHL’s Pacific Division announced; more details.” The basic idea is that the existing AHL teams in Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Manchester, NH, Glens Falls, NY, and Worcester, MA are all moving to California. Previously the AHL had no teams west of the Central Time Zone. The impact on next […]

As Black Transgender Women Continue to Die, It’s Time for a Call to Action 

Already in 2015, three transgender black women have been killed. On Jan. 9 a 20-year-old black transgender woman was found shot to death in Louisville, Ky. Lamia Beard, 30, of Norfolk, Va., died of a gunshot wound on Jan. 17. And in Texas, 24-year-old Ty Underwood was fatally shot on Monday.

VIRGINA: Ted Olson's Law Firm Wins Settlement In Same-Sex Marriage Case

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the Associated Press: Virginia will pay $520,000 to the lawyers for two same-sex couples who successfully challenged the state’s gay marriage ban. The settlement agreement was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk. The attorneys had sought more than $1.7 million. Show More Summary

Newswire: R.I.P. Colleen McCullough, author of The Thorn Birds

Colleen McCullough, author of the The Thorn Birds, the bestselling book that helped cement the miniseries genre, has died at her home on Norfolk Island in Australia. Deadline reports that the 77-year-old novelist had been in ill health in recent years. Show More Summary

Chief sorry cops unleashed police dogs to maul woman’s leg while officers held her down

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A police chief in Virginia said on Thursday that his officers had used “unreasonable” force when they allowed police dogs to attack an Army reservist who attends Norfolk State University. Whitney Dunn told Potomac Local that her cousin, 21-year-old Private London Colvin, was attending...

Colleen McCullough Dead at 77

Shop this article on Amazon The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough Colleen McCullough died yesterday on Norfolk Island, which is located in the Pacific Ocean. She was 77 years old. For those of us who can remember when the internet.....

Colleen McCullough, author of 'The Thorn Birds,' dies at 77

Colleen McCullough, author of the bestselling novel "The Thorn Birds," died Thursday at age 77. She had suffered from ill health in recent years and died in a hospital on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific.

Thorn Birds Author Dead at 77

Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel The Thorn Birds sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness. McCullough died today in a hospital on remote Norfolk Island, HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said in a statement. McCullough wrote 25 novels throughout her...

‘Strange Morning’ at WTKR Includes ‘Pelvic Thrusting’

If you start your day watching Norfolk CBS affiliate WTKR, you may have already received an apology via Twitter from morning anchor Blaine Stewart, who expressed his sincere regret for all the “pelvic thrusting” on the set today. ItShow More Summary

‘Thorn Birds’ Author Colleen McCullough Dies At 77

Colleen McCullough, the Australian author of 1977 bestseller, The Thorn Birds, which served as the basis for one of the most popular TV miniseries ever, died today on Australia’s Norfolk Island. The novelist had suffered poor health in recent years. Show More Summary

Norfolk State University Student Brutally Attacked by Police Dog

Editor's note: This article contains a graphic image of the wounds sustained by London Colvin during an encounter with a police dog.

Murdered Transwoman Misgendered, Mischaracterized By Norfolk, Virginia Press

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

According to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs Lamia Beard is likely to be the first transwoman reported to be murdered in 2015. Beard, 30, was found with a fatal gunshot wound early on the morning of January 17th before...

The Hottest Fashion Looks for 2015

6 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Gabrielle Moss 1. Ghost of a Victorian governess who demands that you solve the mystery of her murder. 2. Twee Amish Riddler. 3. Proud owner of 17 Subway franchises (and one Taco Bell) in the greater Norfolk area. 4. A pair of Google Glass that fell into a urinal. 5. Show More Summary

Norfolk Southern Earnings Fall Flat as Growth Stalls

Despite big tailwinds for the railroad industry, Norfolk Southern couldn't grow. Find out why.

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