It’s been a very hectic news cycle, a trifecta of sorts – the coronavirus, the economy and George Floyd protests.
With dozens of stories everyday, it’s easy to miss some here and there.
Here are some of WYDaily’s most-read stories so you can get in on the conversation:
Since the May 25 death of George Floyd, law enforcement agencies across the country are being scrutinized for how they handle complaints of racial bias, abuse and excessive force or police brutality. READ MORE
Excessive force, racial profiling: Here’s how complaints against officers are handled by local law enforcement
Diversity in public office
It’s probably no secret that while the Historic Triangle is made up of thousands of people from various races and backgrounds, elected officials are primarily white. READ MORE
Diversity in public office in the Historic Triangle is very limited. What does that mean for representation?
Defund the police
Funding for police departments across the nation has increasingly come from federal grants and programs, which some argue brings police departments more militarization power in law enforcement instead of attempting to minimize harm. READ MORE
Calls to defund local police departments intensify. What exactly does that mean?
Williamsburg’s Confederate memorial
The monument in Williamsburg was erected by the Daughters of the Confederacy who have funded the development of Confederate memorials across the country in the last century. READ MORE
Should it stay or should it go: Williamsburg braces for public hearing on Bicentennial Park Confederate memorial
The Preserve Fenton Mill Facebook page shows growing opposition to new proposed development in York County. READ MORE
‘We don’t want to live in an urban setting like Newport News’: Fenton Mill opposition