Court denies 2 appeals in Charlottesville rally beating

Hundreds of white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville in August 2017 in part to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. They clashed with counterprotesters during a day of violence in which a white supremacist rammed his car through the crowd of people, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

Coroner releases Stephon Clark autopsy, but it differs from private one commissioned by family

Police video of the shooting doesn’t clearly capture all that happened after Clark ran into his grandmother’s backyard. He initially moved toward the officers, who are peeking out from behind a corner of the house, but it’s not clear he’s facing them or that he knows they are there when they open fire after shouting […]

Appeals panel rejects suit over abandoned mine shaft death

“If the government is liable for not posting the warning or putting up the barrier suggested by plaintiffs at the site of the tragic accident in the case, it could protect itself from future liability only by regularly examining all 1,329 mine features and all 1,987 miles of Level 2 roads in the forest for […]