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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 17, 2019 - 11:00 am
Midlothian, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- UPDATED: The lockdown was cleared at about 11:45 a.m., after police say they did not find a weapon. ORIGINIAL: Manchester High School in Chesterfield is currently on lockdown this morning, after Police say they recieved a report of a gun on campus. Police say...
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(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
May 16, 2019 - 2:23 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions passed in...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
May 15, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond Animal Care and Control are looking for information that can help them solve the shooting death of a female pitbull. The dog was found shot dead on the track at MLK Middle School early Monday morning. RACC Director Christie Chipps Peters says they do not...
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(Virginia State Police)
May 15, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Hampton, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - A box truck driver has been charged with following too closely, after a seven-vehicle pile-up in the eastbound lanes of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel this morning. State Police say the accident started with the box truck rear-ended another car in the tunnel...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
May 14, 2019 - 8:15 pm
Henrico, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico Police, late Tuesday afternoon, announced the arrest of three juveniles for recent vandalisms in the West End. Henrico Police issued this statement following the arrests: "A juvenile suspect has been identified in the incidents involving residences in the...
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(Washington County, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office)
May 14, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The FBI and the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia have now identified the hiker killed on the Appalachian Trail over the weekend. Ronald S. Sanchez Jr., 43, of Oklahoma, died of injuries sustained during an alleged violent attack that occurred...
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May 14, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Hanover, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Hanover Sheriff's deputies are continuing to investigate a fatal bicycle/car accident from Monday night. Deputies say at around 8:33pm Monday, a 2017 Ford Explorer was traveling north on Washington Highway when its passenger side mirror struck a bicyclist...
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(Washington County, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office)
May 13, 2019 - 4:48 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press For the past couple of weeks, hikers along the Appalachian Trial had been warning each other about a hiker who was threatening other hikers with a large knife. The man, who had the trail nickname of "Sovereign," was arrested in North Carolina last month after some...
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(Richmond Police)
May 13, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond Police have now classified the death of Suzzane Fairman, 53, has a homicide. The VCU administrator was found dead in her Tanglewood Road home on thursday. Police went for a welfare check after she never made a trip to Florida. Court documents say Fairman...
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(Wayne Covil, WTVR, pool)
May 13, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Senator Mark Warner (D), following up on tours and meetings last month, has sent a letter to the four companies managing housing on Virginia's military bases. The Democrat is demanding a plan of action, after soldiers and sailors told him of homes with a number...
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