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July 08, 2018 - 8:44 pm
At 4:42 p.m., Sunday (July 8), Virginia State Police responded to a 911 call about an aircraft crashing into a residential structure in Williamsburg, Va. The crash occurred in the 1100 block of Settlement Drive. State police has confirmed that a helicopter crashed into a residential structure in...
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dreamstime
July 08, 2018 - 7:22 pm
Williamsburg, VA _ Virginia State Police have issued the following statement: At 4:42 p.m., Sunday (July 8), Virginia State Police responded to a 911 call about an aircraft crashing into a residential structure in Williamsburg. The crash occurred in the 1100 block of Settlement Drive. The impact of...
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(Dreamstime)
July 06, 2018 - 4:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (wrva.com) – The VCU Health System is notifying about 4,700 individuals that their or their minor child’s electronic health information was inappropriately accessed. The system maintains that there is no indication that the private health information has been or will be used...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 06, 2018 - 12:27 pm
CHESTERFIELD, VA (wrva.com) – Chesterfield County Police have charged the driver involved in a fatal crash that occurred on Thursday on Hull Street Road. Police say Karen S. Grkovic, 73, of the 9500 block of Kendelwick Drive in North Chesterfield, was crossing the roadway when she was struck by a...
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(Balm Beach County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 06, 2018 - 11:47 am
By TAMARA LUSH , Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge involving a nightclub photographer last year. Tampa Police released more details about...
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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 06, 2018 - 9:31 am
By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting five people at a Maryland newsroom is believed to have mailed a letter on the day of the rampage to a Virginia journalist he harassed for years and unsuccessfully sued, police and the journalist said Thursday...
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(Dreamstime)
July 05, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Louisa, VA (wrva.com) - A small, 1.7 magnitude earthquake struck Louisa Thursday morning. Virginia Tech earthquake expert Martin Chapman says the quake is an aftershock from the 2011 5.8 earthquake, which was felt along the East Coast. Chapman says it is not unusual for aftershocks to be felt years...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
July 05, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Midlothian, VA. (wrva.com) -- The Chesterfield School Board is expected to vote next week to amend their construction plans, and add a new elementary school in the western portion of the county to the mix. The school, which would go in the Magnolia Green subdivision (on land already approved for...
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(Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP, File)
July 05, 2018 - 4:19 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Thursday in a deadly car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. entered the plea during his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville...
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July 05, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The Chesterfield County School Board will receive, during a special-called meeting on July 11, a proposal to amend its previously adopted Capital Improvement Plan to add a new elementary school in the Matoaca District. The new 900-student school is proposed to open in Fall 2020 and would be built...
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