After being postponed due to the government shutdown, President Donald Trump will deliver the State of the Union address tonight. It will begin at 9 p.m. The address was originally planned for January 29th, but Trump’s invitation was revoked by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the shutdown.
According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Eastern Virginia Medical School has hired former Virginia Attorney General Richard Cullen to investigate the school’s past in regards to culture surrounding race. This includes the yearbook publication that contained Ralph Northam’s racist yearbook photo which have sparked statewide calls for his resignation.
The man found murdered with his wife in their home in Midlothian worked for the United Nations for more than 25 years, serving as the UN’s Chief of Communication Services before retirement. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, The couple, Jan C. Ralph and Victoria Sophia Ralph, were discovered in their home on Castle Hollow Road on Saturday. Their son, Robert Raff, was apprehended on first-degree murder charges in Ohio on the same day.
The superintendent of an Indiana school district has resigned after using her insurance to take a sick student to the doctor and paying for his treatment. The doctor visits in January led to felony insurance fraud charges according to police. Casey Smitherman said that she noticed a 15-year-old student she had previously helped has not shown up to school. Instead of reporting to the Department of Child Services, she took the student to the doctor and filled his prescription as her son, according to the Washington Post.