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US attorneys do not oppose lifting restrictions for Hinckley

Attorneys for the U.S. government have indicated that they will not oppose a plan to lift all remaining restrictions next month on John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald ...

Johnny Depp was a controlling lover, ex-girlfriend testifies

To hear actor Ellen Barkin tell it, Johnny Depp was a controlling, jealous and angry man even back in the 1990s, when the two dated. “Where are you going?” Barkin said Depp would ask...

Heard's lawyer focuses on Depp's texts: 'Let's burn Amber'

Attorneys for actor Amber Heard sought to undermine Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit against her Thursday by spending hours in court focused on the actor's drinking, drug use and texts he sent to friends —...

Johnny Depp testifies Heard attacked him, he never hit back

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Actor Johnny Depp scoffed at the notion during court testimony Wednesday that his constant quarrels with ex-wife Amber Heard would ever prompt him to hit her, and insisted on cross...

Therapist: Depp and Heard had relationship of 'mutual abuse'

A former personal assistant to Amber Heard said she never saw the actress suffer any physical abuse at the hands of then-husband Johnny Depp — but she said Heard once spit in her face when she asked f...

Depp's friend expresses doubts over Heard's allegations

A longtime friend and next-door neighbor of Johnny Depp testified Wednesday that Depp’s ex-wife, Amber Heard, had told him the movie star threw a phone at her and hit her inside the couple’s Los Angel...

Oscar wins for 'CODA' bring tears, elation to Deaf community

When “CODA” won the Oscar for best picture in Los Angeles, movie stars from Samuel L. Jackson to Nicole Kidman waved their hands instead of clapping — recognition of a culture and community that proud...

Slain Virginia reporter remembered as dedicated, ambitious

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Sierra Jenkins was a young Black journalist working in a rapidly shrinking industry where colleagues often didn't look like her. But Jenkins, 25, was exactly where she wanted to be...

NTSB: Plane that crashed off NC coast made no distress calls

A plane carrying eight people — including four teenagers — had issued no distress calls and made no declarations of an emergency before it crashed off the North Carolina coast, the National Transporta...

Museum begins honoring Black coachmen from the Jim Crow era

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Black men who drove horse-drawn carriages through the streets of Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia were both everywhere and invisible during the Jim Crow era. ...

Explosion fears remain as N. Carolina fertilizer plant burns

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An uncontrolled fire at a fertilizer plant in North Carolina continued to burn Wednesday, forcing firefighters and thousands of evacuated residents to remain at least a mile...

Safety app for drivers debuts in flood-plagued Virginia city

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The sun was shining when Kim Williams hopped in her Honda Odyssey to visit a friend at a nursing home. But an unexpected downpour on the drive back left her trapped in a maze of fl...

Coast along Virginia and the Carolinas gets snow, ice

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A layer of ice and a blanket of snow covered coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Saturday after a winter weather system brought colder temperatures and prec...

Rare blast of snow, ice takes aim at Southeast US coast

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Salt spreader trucks crisscrossed coastal roads as courthouses and schools closed Friday to prepare for a snow and ice storm expected to snarl parts of the Carolinas and Virginia u...

Northam pardons scandal-scarred state Sen. Joe Morrissey

Virginia's outgoing governor has pardoned a state senator who was jailed after a sex scandal that involved a 17-year-old receptionist who later became his wife. Sen. Joe Morrissey t...