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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
January 30, 2020 - 9:06 am
Interviews for Richmond's Morning News with John Reid from January 30, 2020.
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Richmond Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal South Richmond warehouse fire. Two others sought. (Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
(Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
WRVA News
January 29, 2020 - 5:54 pm
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Richmond Police detectives have made an arrest and are also asking for the public's assistance in located two suspects in the homicide that occurred prior to a Thurman Street fire. At approximately 2:22 a.m. on November 1, the Richmond Fire Department responded to Thurman Street...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
AP News
January 29, 2020 - 4:01 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would undo restrictions on abortion put in place when Republicans controlled the legislature. The new Democratic majority voted to roll back requirements that included a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion, as well a...
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Project Sticker Shock is a youth-led movement to combat underage drinking (Photo Credit: Hanover Sheriff's Office)
(Photo Credit: Hanover Sheriff's Office)
WRVA News
January 29, 2020 - 10:46 am
(HANOVER COUNTY, Va.) -- The Hanover County Sheriff's Office will, once again, be participating in Project Sticker Shock on Saturday February 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. Project Sticker Shock is a youth-led prevention program. It is designed to support existing, and encourage new, community activism,...
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
January 29, 2020 - 9:14 am
Interviews from Richmond's Morning News with John Reid, January 29, 2020.
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Plaintiff in the Muslim Ban Lawsuit, Mana Kharrazi, right, speaks during a rally outside the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday Jan 28, 2020, in Richmond, Va.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
AP News
January 28, 2020 - 4:44 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer Eds: UPDATES: This story has been updated with details from the court hearing, rally. Photos have been added.; With AP Photos. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court appeared skeptical Tuesday as civil rights groups sought to allow legal challenges to...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
January 28, 2020 - 2:56 pm
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 2900 block of Providence Creek Road on Tuesday, Jan. 28. At about 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 28, police and rescue personnel responded to the 2900 block of Providence Creek Road for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon...
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Chesterfield Police trying to locate a missing man (Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)
(Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)
WRVA News
January 28, 2020 - 1:41 pm
(CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.) -- Chesterfield Police are searching for a missing man who was last seen on Monday, January 27. 23 year old John Fergusson of the 100 block of Adingham Court left his house on Monday and has not returned home. Fergusson is described as a white male, about 6 feet tall and...
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Paul Vandenbosch
WRVA News
January 28, 2020 - 9:21 am
(HENRICO COUNTY, Va.) -- This past Friday, January 24, Henrico Police Animal Protection responded to the 7800 block of Meherrin Road in the Tuckahoe District for a rabies exposure. It was reported to officers that a dog had fought with a raccoon in the owner's yard. The injured raccoon escaped and...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
AP News
January 27, 2020 - 4:21 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he wants a “strict” new ban on holding cellphones while driving, saying tough new laws are needed to cut down on fatal accidents. The governor also wants to ban any open containers of alcohol in cars and to require all car passengers to wear...
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