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By admin On Sunday, May 28th, 2017
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Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Virginia State Police trooper shot, suspect manhunt ongoing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say a manhunt continues following a shooting in Richmond that left a trooper seriously injured. State Police officials say the trooper was shot shortly after 7:30 p.m. More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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44 hits found in DNA testing of backlogged rape evidence

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - DNA testing in 431 cases of collected but previously untested biological evidence recovered in Virginia rape cases has resulted in 44 DNA database hits. Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2qfwk7T) More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Virginia finance secretary reassures lawmakers on revenues

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's finance secretary says state revenues will not fall short of its forecast when the fiscal year ends. Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2s2iMcF ) Secretary Richard D. More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Sextuplets born to couple who tried to conceive for 17 years

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia hospital says its staff has successfully delivered sextuplets and the three boys and three girls are thriving. VCU Medical Center in Richmond announced the births in a statement Wednesday, More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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McAuliffe pardons mother detained by immigration officials

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has pardoned a years-old minor driving offense committed by an immigrant mother of two, saying he hopes the move will help prevent her being deported by President More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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A look at accidental child shooting cases in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Four children under the age of 12 died in Virginia between 2014 and 2016 after accidentally shooting themselves or were mistakenly shot and killed by another child. Two of those cases led to More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Appeals court: NSA surveillance challenge can move forward

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court says Wikimedia's case challenging the government's practice of collecting certain internet communications can move forward. The three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Dark money comes with a twist in Virginia’s statewide races

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In Virginia's closely watched statewide political contests, so-called "dark money" comes with a few ironic twists. Two Republican candidates being attacked by mysterious funds have their own More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Thousands of school buses in Virginia need safety device

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Education says thousands of the state's school buses may need retrofitting to install a safety device that prevents the parking brake from accidentally disengaging. More...