On August 21, 1831, Nat Turner and a group of other slaves rebelled against their slave owners and killed nearly 60 people while freeing fellow slaves in Southampton County, Virginia.
After two months of flat numbers, the Port of Virginia's volume was booming in the month of March as container volume reached near-record numbers.
On August 20, 1831, Benjamin Hallowell composed a letter to be published later by the Alexandrian Gazette on his observances of solar phenomena. Whew, I...
After UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced new sanctions on Russia after the alleged chemical attack in Syria by Assad, President Trump is holding off.
On August 16, 1852, an article defending future president Franklin Pierce against charges of anti-Catholic sentiment ran in the Lynchburg Daily Virginian.
Although President Donald Trump has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his work getting North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to the table in Singapore, in actuality, the road to peace is far, far away.
On August 22, 1609, Sir Richard Moryson appealed to Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, to sentence Irish Pirates to Virginia as punishment for their crimes.
Supreme Court rules that cellphone location data is protected under the Fourth Amendment. Law enforcement officers now need a warrant to gather.
On September 4, 1623 Governor Francis Wyatt issued a proclamation prohibiting private trade with Indians in Virginia.
As the summer months are upon us, Virginians should watch out for a new invasive type of tick that is aggressive and can actually clone itself.