Three local women have been appointed to statewide boards and commissions. Governor McAuliffe has selected Charlottesville Vice-Mayor Dede Smith on Virginia’s Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice. Smith (pictured) is a past chairwoman of the City School Board. The Governor has named Gloria Rockhold to the Virginia Latino Advisory Board. Rockhold has been working with Latino families who send their kids to the Albemarle schools. McAuliffe has also named Crozet resident Patricia Taylor to the Governor’s Advisory Board on Behavior Analysis.
The ratings set a new high for any soccer match televised in America.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial.
The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.
South Carolina is poised to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house, where it has flown for five decades despite being viewed by many as a symbol of slavery.