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(AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 18, 2019 - 1:15 pm
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER Associated Press UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A gunman killed three people and wounded five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appeared to be a terror attack, touching off a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers...
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Chesterfield Fire
Matt Demlein, WRVA
March 18, 2019 - 12:31 pm
Chesterfield County, VA _ Chesterfield Chief Deputy Fire Marshall Sal Luciano says a woman was critically injured and three police officers treated for smoke inhalation following a 2-alarm fire at a county hotel. Luciano says firemen received the call around 10:30 p.m. Sunday to the Interstate Inn...
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March 15, 2019 - 4:27 pm
By FRANK JORDANS and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change. From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, angry students in more than 100 countries...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
March 15, 2019 - 3:58 pm
Varina, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - A former Henrico daycare employee has been denied bond after being charged with two counts of felony aggravated sexual battery. Rahman Rypkema, 32, was an employee at the Tuckaway Child Development and Early Education Center in Varina. The abuse allegedly occurred...
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(AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 14, 2019 - 4:34 pm
By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jack Salt has been content as the guy setting screens for second-ranked Virginia's best offensive players, chasing down rebounds and wrestling for post position. On Thursday, it was the big man's turn to be an offensive star. The redshirt...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 14, 2019 - 2:43 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at limiting his authority to institute a carbon cap-and-trade plan. Northam, a Democrat, said Thursday he had killed a bill that requires legislative approval before Virginia can participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas...
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(Richmond Police)
March 14, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond Police are warning people heading downtown starting on Friday that there will be parking restrictions and road closures because of various Saint Patrick's events. The events start Friday with the Siné Irish Pub’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival...
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state police car
News Radio 1140 WRVA
March 13, 2019 - 4:07 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- State Police have charged a 25-year old Richmond woman with stealing a car, and driving under the influence of drugs, following a morning crash on I-95 South near the Chippenham Expressway. Police say Casey Vaughan, 25, suffered minor injuries in the crash...
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March 13, 2019 - 1:01 pm
CROZET, Va. (AP) — An Albemarle high school student was been sent home for wearing a hat bearing a Confederate insignia. Albemarle County Public Schools spokesman Phil Giaramita says it happened Tuesday, the first day of the school system's new dress code banning hate symbols. The Western Albemarle...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
March 12, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Governor Ralph Northam (D) has issued his first veto of the unusual 2019 General Assembly session, vetoing a bill that would have required State Police to issue de facto concealed handgun permits to non-residents, if the agency didn't complete their review of...
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