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July 20, 2019 - 8:57 am
(WRIC 8 News: Richmond) Cooling stations are open to the public across Central Virginia. They'll provide help to residents trying to combat the extreme heat. Richmond Cooling stations will open at 4 p.m.today (Saturday, July 20, 2019) at the following locations: Southside Community Services Center...
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Richmond Police Dept.
July 19, 2019 - 5:21 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Richmond Police Department has arrested an RPD officer for domestic assault. Ernest Ford, Jr., 40, of the 2500 block of Q Street, has been charged with: Felony Strangulation Felony Abduction Domestic Simple Assault The charges were brought as the result of an incident between...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:19 pm
RICHMOND, VA(July 15, 2019)—Sports entertainment company Drive Shack will open its 65,000-square-foot Richmond facility in late summer, featuring three levels of climate controlled, private driving bays with augmented reality range games and virtual course play and full-service restaurant and bar...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:08 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia inmate won more than $1 million in a malpractice suit against prison medical staff he accused of improperly treating his broken finger, saying he still feels the effects. U.S. District Court records show a jury awarded the damages to 32-year-old John Kinlaw on...
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July 19, 2019 - 12:12 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he could soon be rolling out a plan for free community college tuition. The Democratic governor described a program that would allow Virginia residents to attend community colleges for free in exchange for a year spent working in public service...
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Henrico County Police Department
July 18, 2019 - 3:06 pm
Henrico County, VA _ Henrico County Police have arrested and charged a county man with exposing himself to three separate victims. Police say on July 16, 2019 around 8 a.m. the three victims, walking in three separate locations in the county's west end, reported being approached by a man in a...
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Matt Demlein Newsradio WRVA
July 18, 2019 - 2:24 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected an attempt by a controversial lawyer and state Senate candidate to overturn a ruling revoking his law license. In 2018, a three-judge panel of Circuit Court judges found that Joe Morrissey violated professional rules of conduct,...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 17, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The metro area is looking at a heat wave for at least the next six days. NBC12 meterologist Andrew Freiden says temperatures will be between the mid-90s to triple digits almost every day between now and next Tuesday. Freiden also says there will not be much...
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July 17, 2019 - 3:27 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - newsradiowrva.com) – The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is teaming up with the University of Virginia (UVA) to share the excitement of the men’s basketball team’s success by offering a limited edition license plate featuring the 2019 national champions logo. The plate is now...
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July 16, 2019 - 4:32 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in a key election year after a blackface scandal nearly ended his political career. But he's also managed to remain a major source of campaign cash for Democrats, including those who...
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