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April 17, 2018 - 2:13 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University and state Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran are set to host a forum on school safety. The April 23 event in Richmond will focus on how officials can assess and investigate potential threats at schools. Moran will also...
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April 16, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Capitol Police say they are anticipating a crowd of around 10,000 downtown on Friday, as a rally against school violence is scheduled. The organizers have told Capitol Police they anticipate being in two locations: the Capitol and Brown's Island. There will also be...
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April 16, 2018 - 12:15 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Ralph Northam (D) has declared a State of Emergency following Sunday evening's tornadoes and thunderstorms. While damage around Richmond was relatively minor, there was much more damage around the cities of Lynchburg and Danville. The governor's office says...
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storm, severe weather
News Radio 110ro WRVA
April 16, 2018 - 8:24 am
Richmond, Va. (1140wrva.com) A powerful cold front flipped cars in Lynchburg. A trained storm spotter reported a tornado that overturned cars, knocked down trees and damaged buildings. Another possible tornado in the Danville area destroyed a house, when a tree fell on it, and a restaurant lost...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:24 pm
Charlottesville, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – On what would have been Thomas Jefferson's 275th birthday, the Thomas Jefferson statue on the lawn at the University of Virginia was vandalized. The words "rapist" and "racist" were spray-painted on the base of the statue. Today is also Founder's Day, as...
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Chesterfield Fire
Matt Demlein, WRVA
April 12, 2018 - 11:56 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – State Forestry officials says the fire danger today could be the worst in the last few years. The department's Fred Turck says they rank it as a Class 4 on a five point scale. The concern is a mixture of warm weather, winds, a late spring, and dry ground has created...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 11, 2018 - 4:51 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – State Senator Dick Black (R-Loudon), in Richmond for the General Assembly Special Sesion, took time on the Senate Floor to suggest the alleged chemical attack in Syria was a "false flag." Black has been a supporter of Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad, and even visited the...
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Richmond Police
April 11, 2018 - 2:47 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Nearly 26,000 runners will in downtown Richmond Saturday morning for the Ukrops Monument Avenue 10k. Several roads will be closed, or will have no parking. You can see which streets are impacted on the map above. The race itself starts on Broad Street, then turns on...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:10 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - A medical examiner says a Virginia man fatally shot by police died of gunshot wounds to the chest. Dr. Sara Ohanessian, a medical examiner in the Roanoke office, said Wednesday that Juan Jones of Danville was shot twice. The 25-year-old Jones was killed by police early Sunday...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:42 pm
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) - Police in northern Virginia say a girl has been charged after she lied to police, falsely reporting that she had been held at knifepoint by a man who ripped off her headscarf. Prince William County police said in a statement Tuesday that further investigation into the girl's...
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