LYNCHBURG, Va. – Dozens of Lynchburg residents fed up with the violence in the city came together in a plea for peace Sunday night. A vigil on the corner of 12th and Kemper streets remembered three recent homicide victims in the Hill City. Most notably, it eulogized 28-year-old mother Samantha Robinson, who was shot and killed when a stray bullet hit her while driving last week. “We just can’t be quiet. We’ve got to take action,” said James Camm of One Community One Voice, who organized the vigil.
It was party time for Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski after his team beat the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game. Gronkowski was caught on camera getting loose in the locker room following his team’s victory. Gronk was still in his pads and victory t-shirt before his team hits the podium to speak with reporters. Now we’ve seen bad dancers before. And we have also seen some dancers that are decent but could use a little work. However, Rob Gronkowski may not fit into either of those
by: STEPHEN WHYNO, Associated Press Posted: Updated: FILE – In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Brad Hand delivers in the ninth inning in a baseball game against the Cincinnati Red in Cleveland. Brad Hand has agreed in principle to join the Washington Nationals, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 because the deal was still not official and is pending the successful
Skip to content Lightning and COVID-19 survivor Aumauinuuese Puni, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2021 (Aumauinuuese Puni) HONOLULU (KHON2) — Aumauinuuese Puni survived a lightning strike in April 2020 and he survived COVID-19 in January 2021. In April 2020, he was on the roof of the building in Waikiki where he worked doing a Facebook Live about the view of Diamond Head after some rainy weather. At the start of his FB live, he briefly mentions possibly being struck by lightning. Shortly after that, he actually
FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are placed next to a loaded syringe in Throop, Pa. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP, File) Part 1 Most Iowa students are back in class, far fewer Iowans are hospitalized with COVID-19 than were late last year, and the number of confirmed virus outbreaks at long-term care facilities are half what they once were. New vaccines are bringing hope, but Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says the state is getting fewer doses of the vaccine
Vocalizing stories about mental health can destigmatize seeking help and initiate honest discussions about these issues. Watch as Juan Zuniga, SEAS ’24, shares his story about how the COVID-19 pandemic and living in his childhood home has affected his anxiety and depression. Listen to Phoenix Chen, BC ’21, discuss how living alone without her family during the pandemic has impacted her depression. If you have a story about mental health that you’d like to share, we want to give you the platform to do so.
Sunday At Four Season Golf and Sports Club Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Purse: $1.2 million Yardage: 6,645; Par: 71 Final Round Jessica Korda wins playoff on first hole Jessica Korda, $180,000 65-69-60-66_260 Danielle Kang, $150,326 64-65-63-68_260 Nelly Korda, $109,051 65-66-67-64_262 In Gee Chun, $84,359 68-65-67-67_267 Angela Stanford, $61,727 67-69-67-65_268 Cheyenne Knight, $61,727 69-66-67-66_268 Lexi Thompson, $43,621 67-69-69-65_270 Brittany Lincicome, $43,621 66-74-64-66_270 Brooke Henderson, $36,625 67-69-65-70_271
A suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 42-year-old Pittsburg man last week, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff said Sunday. The shooting was reported about 6:35 p.m. Monday in the 2100 block of Willow Pass Road in the unincorporated community of Bay Point, where deputies found the victim, identified as Tresylan Shelton of Pittsburg, suffering from gunshot wounds. Shelton was given medical aid before he was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Sheriff's detectives
Chicago Bulls forward Wendell Carter Jr. (quad) is doubtful for Monday's game against the Boston Celtics. What It Means: Carter Jr. appears likely to miss his third consecutive game with a quad injury. If he is ruled out, look for Daniel Gafford to see additional minutes against the Celtics. If Carter Jr. is available, our models expect him to play 29.3 minutes on Monday. Carter Jr.'s Monday projection includes 12.0 points, 8.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 29.3 FanDuel points.
Coming 2 America’s latest trailer premiered during the AFC Championship game. Fans of the original film with Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall have been eagerly anticipating the release of the movie since the announcement of a sequel. They got their first look at Prince Akeep and Semmi late last year and the excitement hasn’t subsided since that moment. A bunch of the characters will return alongside Murphy in a movie that is sure to draw quite a crowd despite the decades since the first one. Amazon is handling
A piece of volcanic rock may be worth big bucks thanks to its uncanny resemblance to the beloved Sesame Street character Cookie Monster. The rock, which when split open reveals blue quartz crystals containing gaps that look almost identical to the blue monster's big eyes and smile, could be worth more than $10,000 -- or at least that's what geologist Mike Bowers who owns the rock told The Sun, noting that he'd been made offers in excess of that sum by five different buyers. "This is very unusual," Bowers told
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) --A senior campaign official tells The Associated Press that former White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders plans to run for Arkansas governor. The official, spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly, said Sanders plans to announce planned to announce her candidacy on Monday. The daughter of former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sanders had been widely expected to run for the office after leaving the White House. She joins an expensive GOP primary that includes
Brad Hand delivers a pitch for the Cleveland Indians during the 2020 season. (Ken Blaze/ USA TODAY Sports) Major League Baseball free-agent market is starting to unravel, and Brad Hand is the latest player to sign a contract. The Washington Nationals and closer Brad Hand have agreed to a one-year contract worth $10.5 million. The 2019 World Series champions are looking to reload their bullpen and adding a closer like Hand, who has been mighty good for Cleveland, helps them. The two sides agreed after initial
The Atlanta Falcons are starting a new regime with a new general manager, Terry Fontenot, and a new head coach, Arthur Smith, and they have a lot of moves to make to get back to being competitive. Unfortunately for the Falcons, they don’t have a ton of cap space with which to work in 2021. The Falcons started off by hiring Smith, Tennessee Titans’ offensive coordinator, as their new coach and brought in Fontenot as the new GM. Atlanta is just a few years removed from a historic 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl—in
For illustrative purposes | Source: Kedah Tourism/Facebook To be fair, Kedah does have a lot of hidden gems for tourism! The Kedah Tourism Board said that it will continue its vigorous promotion efforts to attract visitors to the state despite the enforcement of the Movement Control Order (MCO). These efforts will predominantly be done online via social media. View atop Mount Jerai, Kedah. As reported by national news agency Bernama, the promotion efforts was to ensure that the state’s tourism sector will
DONALD TRUMP's niece said she is thinking about changing her surname because she believes the former president has inflicted "irreparable" damage on the US. The 74-year-old left the White House last week before Joe Biden was sworn in to become the 46th US President. He refused to attend Mr Biden’s inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, making him the first President to snub a successor’s inauguration since 1869 and only the fourth President to have done so in US history. Mr Trump also became the first US President
A cumulative total of 25.1 million COVID cases have been reported in the United States as of Jan. 24, but only a portion of those cases are currently active. As of Jan. 24, there are 14,625,036 active coronavirus cases in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University. Each week, we’ll provide an update on the number of active COVID-19 cases in each state and how they compare. Below is the number of active COVID-19 cases in each state in the U.S. on Jan. 14, 2021. To see specific case counts for
Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will announce Monday that she will run for governor of Arkansas in what will amount to one of the first tests of the battle for the future of the Republican Party. The Washington Post first reported Sanders’s plans. A top Republican who will attend her announcement on Monday confirmed her plans to The Hill. Sanders, the daughter of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R), served almost two years as former President Trump’s press secretary. Her combative
Skip to Content Patio tables and barbecues features in many snow photos - and then there's Bob B. Que Belen Rickman's two dogs watch the snow fall in Terrebonne Friday morning Special snowy scene in the Stonegate subdivision off Butler Market Road Mini-poodle Anti (and sibling Mabou) loved their first time in the snow in southwest Redmond on Friday The mountains and the snow provide a wonderful view for so many A visitor in a snowy scene can be even more special A deer pays a visit on a snowy day Redmond's