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(Virginia State Police)
December 17, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) -- Virginia State Police are looking for a missing sex offender. Domonique Michael Jerome Brown, 29, is wanted for failing to re-register as a sex offender in Buckingham County. Brown is a black male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5’10” in height and weighs...
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December 15, 2018 - 11:44 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Excitement in Harrisonburg, James Madison University has a new head football coach. The Dukes snagged Curt Cignetti from Elon University. You may remember Elon,under Coach Cignetti, handed JMU their second loss of the 2018 season. Coach Cignetti knows how to win and how to...
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December 15, 2018 - 9:45 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Police in the State Capitol of Richmond are conducting a death investigation. Richmond Police were notified just before Midnight Friday (December 14) about a man found unresponsive. Members of the Richmond Police Department responded at 11:50pm to 1300 Coalter Street for the...
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News Radio 1140 WRVA
December 14, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Highland Springs, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico Police say the victims of Thursday's shooting in Highland Springs are two young women. Leona Samlall, 18, and Vanessa Zaman, 18, were both shot in an apparent drive-by (which Police will not confirm) along Airport Drive Thursday afternoon. At this...
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(Chesterfield Police)
December 13, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Update: Police say a missing 6 year-old girl has been found and is safe. Chesterfield Police are searching for a missing girl who was last seen on December 10th, 2018. Karsen Miller, 6, was reported missing by Child Protective Services Wednesday. Karsen is a...
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Colonial Downs
December 13, 2018 - 2:15 pm
Richmond, VA – Colonial Downs Group is announcing licensing by the Virginia Racing Commission to return live racing to the Commonwealth along with approval to open a 600-unit historic horse racing (HHR) operation in New Kent County. “Rosie’s” at Colonial Downs anticipates opening in mid-April,...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
December 13, 2018 - 11:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants to boost state spending on school counselors as a way to keep kids safer. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to hire more school...
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December 13, 2018 - 11:27 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A former secretary at Langley Air Force Base has pleaded guilty to bilking the government out of nearly $1.5 million over 17 years. Michelle Holt pleaded guilty in federal court to charges that she engaged in a long-running effort to boost her pay by faking the amount of...
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Matt Demlein
December 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - VDOT says, as of Wednesday afternoon, most subdivision and secondary roads are in "minor" condition. Minor condition means there may be some ice and snow on the roads, but they are, for the most part, passable. VDOT Spokesman Bob Speildenner says they have been...
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December 12, 2018 - 11:37 am
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — A NASA official who oversaw a nearly $200 million contract at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia has pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks and stealing government funds. News outlets report 53-year-old Steven Kremer pleaded guilty Tuesday to the $37,000 scheme on...
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