ICYMI: Justified shooting, helping women, a military advisory group and more

Check out the stories people were talking about in this week's 'In Case You Missed It.'

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Get in on the conversation. Here are this week’s most read stories.

Helping women

The goal of the council’s Women in Skilled Careers initiative is to offer at least 40 women paid training, internship opportunities and other supportive services.

This Hampton Roads program is for women transitioning out of homelessness, human trafficking and poverty

Raising awareness

FBI officials defined “sextortion” as the criminal act of manipulating a minor via the internet into taking explicit images of themselves and then threatening harm or exposure of the images as blackmail to keep the child producing pornographic material.

The FBI is bringing awareness to ‘sextortion’ with this campaign

An update?

The police department did not immediately respond to requests to say if the presentation’s findings are conclusive, or if this is just an update to the ongoing investigation.

May 31 mass shooting victims’ families to hear investigation update from VB Police


According to the report, the investigation into the shooting included “extensive reports containing numerous interviews, diagrams, photos, audio recording, video recordings and other pertinent information…”

VB commonwealth’s attorney rules deadly shooting of a man by a cop in February was justified. Here’s why


The group was created on Oct. 10, 2018. But what does the HRMAC actually do?

Did you know Hampton Roads has a military advisory group? Here’s what it’s all about

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John Mangalonzo (john@localvoicemedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.