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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 02, 2018 - 3:59 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's director of the Department of Environmental Quality will be staying on the job. A spokesman for Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday that the governor has reappointed Director David Paylor. Paylor has led the department since 2006 under both Democratic and Republican...
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April 02, 2018 - 8:50 am
Henrico, Va. (1140wrva.com) UPDATE: Henrico Police have identified the suspect involved in the chase as Branden Dalay of Chesterfield. He faces a second degree murder charge, as well as grand larcency, burglary, and a firearm charge. Additional charges are pending. Dalay is believed by Henrico...
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March 23, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Sandston, VA (1140wrva.com) - UPDATE: Henrico Police say they have arrested a 16-year old for having a gun on school property. ORIGINAL STORY: Highland Springs High School went on lockdown Friday afternoon, after a loaded gun was found in a backpack. Henrico Schools released this statement late...
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March 23, 2018 - 4:16 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a Virginia Beach man has threatened to shoot his local congressman. Federal prosecutors said that 69-year-old Wallace Grove Godwin made a threatening statement to staff members at the Virginia Beach office of U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor on Thursday. Authorities...
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March 23, 2018 - 1:44 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The Charles Koch Foundation has donated $5 million to George Mason University's Department of Economics. The money will go toward helping the department hire for three tenure-track positions. The Koch family is a generous supporter of conservative political causes, and the...
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March 23, 2018 - 12:10 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Richmonders might see a dusting of snow on their lawns Sunday morning, as a system works its way through southern and southwestern Virginia. NBC12.com Meteorologist Megan Wise says clouds will come into the area Saturday, with rain starting late in the afternoon or...
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March 22, 2018 - 2:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — UPDATE: Dominion says the increase is $1.39 per month, not $1.98. Dominion Energy is seeking a rate increase to pay for burying power lines. The state's largest electric utility filed an application with state regulators Monday to approve part of a larger undergrounding project...
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March 21, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – 8PM UPDATE: Henrico Police say the incident began with a traffic stop on Parham Road around 3:10pm. A police spokesman says the suspect drove off, then eluded another stop on Brook Road. Henrico Police pursued the car for a short time, then stopped, since they knew the...
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March 21, 2018 - 2:41 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The snow has tapered to flurries and drizzle, after a few inches of snow. NBC12 Meteorologist Jim Duncan says none of these additional flurries should amount to any accumulation. Black ice is a concern overnight. Roads are mostly wet, except for some secondary roads...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 21, 2018 - 2:25 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Governor Ralph Northam is renewing his call for the General Assembly to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income Virginians. During a press conference Wednesday, Northam unveiled the budget he will propose to lawmakers when they return for a special session in April. It...
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