Posts Tagged ‘Richmond’

Fire “Could Burn For Days” At Richmond Plastic Waste Plant – This Could Be Worse Than Ohio #Dioxins

Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/13/23). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth […]

DNC Adviser Richmond: Inflation Is GOP’s Fault for Blocking Biden’s Agenda, But Not Sinema’s or Manchin’s for Voting Same Way

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” DNC Senior Adviser Cedric Richmond argued that “Republican opposition just for the sake of opposition to legislation that would bring household costs down is what’s continuing to spark” inflation, but refused to place

First New York, Then Philly, Now Richmond: U.S. Manufacturing Hits the Skids in May

The latest evidence that U.S. factory activity is contracting in May.

Richmond Educators Are First In Virginia To Win Bargaining Rights

Above Photo: Richmond is the first school district in Virginia to reinstate collective bargaining rights, after the legislature in 2020 lifted the state’s 43-year prohibition on collective bargaining for local government workers. Vernon Snow. Teachers and other public school employees in Richmond, Virginia, won a major victory in December when the city’s school board, in […]

Virginia is set to remove Richmond’s Lee statue on Wednesday

Patrick McSweeney, an attorney for plaintiffs in one of the lawsuits, said Monday that he plans to notify the high court that he will ask for a rehearing, but such requests are rarely granted. From 2016 through 2020, the court granted rehearings in just two of the 86 requests it received, said L. Steven Emmert, […]

Cedric Richmond tests positive for Covid, days after attending Georgia event with Biden

At 78, Biden is at particular risk of complications due to Covid-19. He plans to get the coronavirus vaccine in public as soon as early next week. Biden and Richmond’s interactions totaled less than 15 minutes, and both wore masks at the outdoor event, the transition team said in a statement. Other attendees to the […]

Far-Right Podcast Host Arrested for Revenge Porn, Thanks Richmond PD

Ethan Ralph, host of the far-right “Killstream” podcast, was arrested Tuesday for posting revenge porn of an 18-year-old woman he was involved with.  Ralph, who was a prominent cheerleader of the misogynist Gamergate harassment campaign, was arrested on charges of unlawfully disseminating images of another person. Under Virginia law, maliciously disseminating sexual photos without the […]

Biden Campaign Co-Chair Cedric Richmond: ‘Defunding the Police Is a Title That Hurts Democrats’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), the co-chairman of Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign, acknowledged some of the branding associated with the so-called progressive wing of the Democratic Party did not help their cause on Election Day. Richmond said his party’s association with the “defund the police” slogan hurt it in […]

It’s time for torches and pitchfork in Richmond, Virginia.

Health Commissioner Norman Oliver told a Richmond station he intends to mandate the coronavirus vaccine when it has been proven safe. By Mark Hand, Patch Staff Virginia’s top health official plans to mandate coronavirus vaccinations for the state’s residents when a vaccine becomes available to the public. (Shutterstock) VIRGINIA — Virginia’s top health official plans […]

WATCH: Richmond Cop Arrested After Firing Multiple Rounds at San Francisco Hotel

SAN FRANCISCO — A Richmond police officer has been placed on administrative leave after being taken into custody at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco for an incident involving gunfire and a subsequent standoff with S.F. police, KPIX has learned. Multiple sources tell KPIX 5 off-duty Richmond police officer Phillip Sanchez is the person […]

Richmond County Deputy Behind Bars After Beating 12-Year-Old Handcuffed to Basketball Goal

AUGUSTA, Ga.– A Richmond County Deputy is out of a job and behind bars, accused of physically abusing a 12-year-old. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says Deputy Alton Walker hit a 12-year old boy with a collapsible metal baton. They also say he hit the boy with his hand in the face and chest, all […]

"Not Another Charlottesville": Richmond Police Enforce Weapons Ban Ahead Of Confederate Rally

With the memory of Charlottesville still fresh in everyone’s mind, Richmond Police have announced that they’re planning to impose strict security measures – including a temporary “weapons ban” – during a celebration of Confederate Heritage set to take place on Saturday near a famous statue of Robert E Lee on Monument Avenue. […]

Virginia Defenders’ Report On Charlottesville And Richmond

Above photo: Anti-racist protesters mass in front of the fascist rally at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville. The Robert E. Lee statue is visible in the center background. RICHMOND, VA, Aug. 14 — News of the brutal murder of 32-year-old Heather Heyer by a white supremacist in Charlottesville, Va., along with injuries to dozens of other people, […]

Richmond Police Officer Charles Church Found Guilty of Sex Crimes

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“Corporate Free” Richmond Candidates Moving Up

Above Photo: From Since 2004, members of the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) have won ten out of the sixteen city council and mayoral races they have contested in their majority minority city of 110,000. Last November, progressives gained an unprecedented “super-majority” of five on Richmond’s seven-member council—despite more than a decade of heavy spending against […]

FANG Escalates Protest In New England

Print Friendly All photos from FANG. Their website is The past three days Fighting Against Natural Gas (FANG) has been nonviolently escalating their efforts to stop the fracked-gas power plant proposed for Burrillville and to confront other forms of injustice. It’s all part of an unannounced Week of Action, that FANG is simply calling #theWOA. Coordinating these actions […]

Fixed: A New Tool In The Fight Against Revenue Generating Tickets

Last night on the Shark Tank (see embedded video below), Mark Cuban struck a deal with a young entrepreneur named David Hegarty, for his app, “Fixed.” Fixed is an app that allows you to take a photo of your parking ticket. Once you take the photo, you submit it to the app and a team […]

Chevron Shareholders: ‘Stop Spending On Elections’

Print Friendly Hey Chevron, Oil and Democracy Don’t Mix Protesters march at a demonstration against Chevron in Richmond, California, April 20, 2012. (Photo:Daniel Arauz) I was born and raised in California, and never have I heard someone say that we need more corporate money funneled into our elections. If you spoke with Californians from Los Angeles to […]

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