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July 03, 2018 - 4:02 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) - Caroline County, Virginia, after almost a year of negotiations, has entered into an agreement with the United States Department of Homeland Security for detention and care of Administrative Detainees. This facility will be similar to others operated in the Commonwealth. The...
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July 03, 2018 - 1:27 pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for immigrant teens who claim they were severely abused inside a Virginia detention center said Tuesday they plan to push ahead with a federal civil rights lawsuit even though two of the teens have returned to their home countries and a third no longer wants to be part...
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July 03, 2018 - 11:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is bringing the Stanley Cup to the World Cup. Fresh off winning the NHL title, the Washington Capitals forward is continuing his summer-long victory tour by taking the trophy to Moscow on Saturday, where it will be exhibited at a "fan fest" public viewing site ahead of...
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Virginia State Police
July 02, 2018 - 5:20 pm
Charlottesville, VA - Virginia State Police has issued a 'critically missing adult alert' on behalf of the Charlottesville Police Department. Police are asking for help in finding Samuel Lee Houchens, a white male, 53 years old, height 5'7", weight 160 lbx, with hazel eyes and brown hair. Houchens...
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July 02, 2018 - 4:44 pm
GUINDA, Calif. (AP) —Authorities say a man accused of starting a southern Colorado wildfire that forced residents of more than 2,500 homes to evacuate has acknowledged building a fire but said he made sure it was out. A court document says 52-year-old Jesper Joergensen initially said he had started...
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July 02, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Richmodn, VA (WRVA) - Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews have closed the left and center lanes on I-295 south just north of Woodman Rd. near mile marker 47 to make emergency bridge repairs for drivers’ safety. The bridge is located over Old Washington Highway in Henrico County...
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July 02, 2018 - 4:05 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Richmond Police are warning motorists that Numerous road closures and “No Parking” zones will be in effect on Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day celebrations across the city. Road closures for Rocketts Red Glare will be in effect in Rocketts Landing from 3 to 10 p.m...
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July 02, 2018 - 3:48 pm
ERWIN, N.Y. (AP) —New York state police say a 29-year-old trooper was shot and killed by a suicidal suspect barricaded in his home near the Pennsylvania state line. State police officials say Trooper Nicholas Clark was shot by the suspect around 3:30 a.m. Monday in the town of Erwin. The suspect...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 02, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Monument Avenue Commission formed by Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney to come up with recommendations for the city's historic avenue, has released a 117 page report containing its recommendations. The commission recommends removing the Jefferson Davis Monument, pending litigation or...
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July 02, 2018 - 1:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — New research offers fresh grounds for drinking coffee, showing that it may boost chances for a longer life. In a study of nearly half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers had a slightly lower risk of death over 10 years than abstainers. Even those who drank at least eight cups...
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