wellesenterprises/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (LEXINGTON, Va.) — The superintendent of Virginia Military Institute has resigned after state officials alleged there’s “ongoing structural racism” at the school. Retired Army Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III wrote Monday in his resignation letter to the Board of Visitors — the school’s 16-member supervisory board — that he was […]

iStock/vesilvioBY: LUIS MARTINEZ (WASHINGTON) — The FBI is investigating the shooting of a U.S. Air Force helicopter as it flew over northern Virginia on Monday. One crew member had a minor injury, according to the FBI and the Air Force. The UH-1N Huey helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing at a nearby airport […]

hapabapa/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Air Force inspector general is investigating the use of military aircraft to monitor protests across the United States this month in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “Following discussions with the secretary of defense about shared concerns, the secretary of the Air Force is conducting an […]

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStockBy ELLA TORRES and WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) — Authorities have released the 911 call in connection to the death of George Floyd, a black man who was seen pinned down in a video by a white police officer and later died. The video of Floyd’s death has now caused outrage in the city […]

Courtesy Vikki PierBy LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — On this Memorial Day, despite the spread of the coronavirus across the country, much of the Pier family — sons, daughters and even a few grandkids — will gather in the front yard of Vikki and Mark Pier’s home in North Carolina. Each will take […]

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