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Virginia police investigate after home-invasion robbery. (Dreamstime)
January 07, 2019 - 11:50 am
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (AP) - Virginia police are investigating after a home invasion robbery. The Chesterfield County Police department said that three men forced their way into an apartment Saturday morning after knocking on the door. They showed a gun and demanded money. One victim was treated...
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January 05, 2019 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly elected Virginia congresswoman is displaying a transgender pride flag outside her Washington office. Rep. Jennifer Wexton is a Democrat from the 10th District in northern Virginia who was sworn in Thursday. The pink-, blue- and white-striped flag is displayed at the door...
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(FBI via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 3:16 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — An American airstrike earlier this week targeted an al-Qaida operative accused of involvement in the attack nearly two decades ago on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors, a U.S. military spokesman said Friday. The man targeted, Jamal...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 04, 2019 - 1:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is promoting a series of gun-control measures he says promote public safety while still respecting individual gun rights. The Democratic governor announced seven proposals at a Capitol news conference Friday ahead of the start of the legislative...
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(Henrico Police)
January 03, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Henrico, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Virginia Commonwealth Bank in the 900 block of East Parham Road Thursday. According to Police, a white man entered the bank, covered the lower portion of his face and approached a teller station and demanded...
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(Chesterfield Police)
January 03, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Chesterfield Police are looking for a 19-year old man they say extorted money from another man he knew. Jalen Dowe, 19, was last seen jumping from a balcony from his home on Riverterrace Road in Ettrick on January 2nd, as police were getting ready to serve...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 03, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) has joined 16 other Attorneys General in announcing they are appealing a recent Federal District Court decision in Texas which ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. The judge in the case ruled specifically...
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(Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
January 03, 2019 - 10:58 am
Hanover, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a woman they believe shoplifted an electronic device from an AT&T store. The woman is suspected of doing so while also carrying an infant. The incident is believed to have happened December 19th. The suspect is...
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Hanover County Sheriff's Office
January 02, 2019 - 5:51 pm
HANOVER, Va. – UPDATE: The Hanover Sheriff's office says a missing county woman has been found safe and reunited with her family The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult. Anna Bartley Netherland, 77, was last seen today, January 2, 2019,...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
January 02, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond police are investgating the city's first homicide of the year. At 1:45 p.m, officers were called to the 4500 block of Norborne Rd in the Hickory Hill neighborhood for a report of a man down on the front porch of a house there. Officers determined the man...
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