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January 02, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Highland Springs, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico Police say they found a man and woman dead in an apartment New Year's Eve in what they believe to be a murder-suicide. Lieutenant Lauren Hummel says they were first called to the apartment on Kings Point Court to check on a woman. When they...
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January 02, 2019 - 12:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An outspoken conservative Virginia state senator in a competitive district is announcing his plans to retire. Republican Sen. Dick Black said Wednesday he would not seek re-election for his northern Virginia seat. Black's decision to retire could make it harder for Republicans...
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Medicaid expansion in Virginia set to begin in the new year. (Dreamstime)
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January 02, 2019 - 11:44 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Thousands of uninsured, low-income Virginians will have new health care coverage starting in the new year. Virginia is joining more than 30 states that have expanded Medicaid, a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The state's Medicaid office has...
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(Chesterfield Police)
December 31, 2018 - 11:50 am
North Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Chesterfield Police have charged a Nroth Chesterfield woman with felony child neglect, after a seven-month old she was watching died from severe head tramua. Lirio Jazmin Godinez-Gonzalez, 33, of the 3000 block of Lancers Boulevard, was arrested by...
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December 29, 2018 - 9:20 am
RICHMOND, VA - (WRVA) Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay $575 million to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws. The settlement alleges Wells Fargo opened millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolled customers into online...
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December 29, 2018 - 7:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Brown has been charged with monkey-related misdemeanors. The Los Angeles city attorney's office confirms Thursday that the 29-year-old singer was charged last week with two counts stemming from his possession of a pet capuchin monkey without a permit. Brown posted a picture...
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Virginia to again consider marijuana decriminalization. (Dreamstime)
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December 27, 2018 - 2:52 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia has lagged behind many states when it comes to relaxing laws on marijuana. But during the last legislative session, lawmakers approved an expansion of the state's medical marijuana program. As the General Assembly gears up for the start of a new legislative session on...
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December 21, 2018 - 1:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has called on state lawmakers to end the suspension of driver's licenses of people with unpaid criminal or traffic court debt. During a speech on his state budget plan this week, Northam said people often don't pay court costs because they can't...
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December 20, 2018 - 11:51 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials have held ground-breaking ceremonies for three new schools in Richmond. Mayor Levar Stoney, schools Superintendent Jason Kamras and other city officials broke ground Wednesday on two new elementary schools and one new middle school. Stoney said the schools' designs...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
December 19, 2018 - 4:41 pm
New York City (Newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico Police say Abdool Zaman, 39, will remain in New York City at least through Janaury 25th. Zaman is not waiving extradition from New York to Henrico, where he faces two murder charges for the deaths of 18-year olds Vanessa Zaman and Leona Samlall. The older...
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