Several local officials have been honored for helping victims of crime. It’s part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, and the awards come from the Jefferson Area Victim Assistance Coalition. Those recognized are Dr. Greg Gelburd of Downtown Family Health Care, Assistant U.S. Attorney Nancy Healey, State Police Special Agent Phillip Holley, Senior Probation Officer Jeff Lenert, Assistant Albemarle prosecutor John Zug, and the staff of Offender Aid and Restoration.
Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.
Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.