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Charlottesville Council Votes to Remove 'Stonewall' Jackson Statue

The city council in Charlottesville, Va., voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson from Justice Park. The 5-0 vote came just weeks after last month’s violent protests in the city, sparked in part by cit...


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Virginia Man Indicted in Rape, Murder of 17-Year-Old Girl Near Mosque

A grand jury has indicted a man on capital murder and rape charges in the killing of a 17-year-old girl whose death has rattled northern Virginia's Muslim community. The Fairfax County Circuit Court panel handed up indictments Monday against Darwin Martinez-Torres. State law allows prosec...


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