The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says five teenagers have been charged with spray-painting racist graffiti on a 19th century schoolhouse that once served black children in northern Virginia. The Washington Post reported Friday that the four 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old were charged this week with felony destruction of property, among other offenses, after a review by prosecutors found the case does not qualify as a hate crime.
The Las Vegas Sun, Fri, Oct 21 2016 @ 12:16 PM
OCTOBER 6: LuAnn Bennett , L, and Northern Virginia Representative Barbara Comstock , R, greet one another following their first debate in the race for the Virginia 10th Congressional District on October, 6, 2016 in Lansdowne, VA. Northern Virginia residents, stay tuned for even more commercials about the race for the 10th congressional between now and Nov. 8. Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock and Democratic challenger LuAnn Bennett and their allies on Tuesday launched a barrage of TV ads aimed at drowning out each other's messages in the final two weeks of a contentious contest.
The Washington Post, Tue, Oct 25 2016 @ 06:20 PM