August 15, 2012

Newport News Shipyard and Contractor Will Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Retaliation Suit

Huntington Ingalls, Inc., the present owner of the shipyard in Newport News, Virginia, and its contractor Quality Coatings of Virginia, Inc. of Chesapeake, Va., has agreed to settle a lawsuit for retaliation filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The complaint alleges the companies violated federal law in May 2009 when they discharged Walter Strickland and Brian Glover. The men had provided written statements concerning a female supervisor whom they alleged had been […]
August 1, 2012

77-year-old woman beaten to death, man high on bath salts to blame

Police have reported that a 77 years old woman was beaten to death by a neighbor.  The neighbor, Robert William, who is 20 years old, went into a rage because he was high on synthetic drugs, including common day bath salts.  It is reported that he hit an elderly neighbor over the head with a shovel and then locked himself in his apartment to hide from police.He hit the woman over the head in reaction […]