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(Washington County, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office)
May 13, 2019 - 4:48 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press For the past couple of weeks, hikers along the Appalachian Trial had been warning each other about a hiker who was threatening other hikers with a large knife. The man, who had the trail nickname of "Sovereign," was arrested in North Carolina last month after some...
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(Richmond Police)
May 13, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond Police have now classified the death of Suzzane Fairman, 53, has a homicide. The VCU administrator was found dead in her Tanglewood Road home on thursday. Police went for a welfare check after she never made a trip to Florida. Court documents say Fairman...
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(Wayne Covil, WTVR, pool)
May 13, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Senator Mark Warner (D), following up on tours and meetings last month, has sent a letter to the four companies managing housing on Virginia's military bases. The Democrat is demanding a plan of action, after soldiers and sailors told him of homes with a number...
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Henrico County Police Dept.
May 10, 2019 - 7:29 pm
Henrico County, VA _ The leader of one of the largest cigarette smuggling operations in Virginia history pleaded guilty today in Henrico County Circuit Court. Following a three-year long investigation by Henrico County Police Division and Henrico County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Ebrahim Saif...
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(Chesterfield Police)
May 10, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - UPDATE: The third suspect, Travion Hargrove, turned himself in Friday evening. ORIGINAL: Chesterfield County Police have arrested two suspects and continue to look for a third in a homicide that occurred on Ronaldton Road on Tuesday, May 7. At about 11:02 p.m...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 08, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Chesterfield Police say a man was struck and killed by a train this afternoon. The accident, according to Police, happened near Woods Edge Road around 2:15 p.m. Police say a man was walking southbound and struck by a southbound train. Police did not know if...
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Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 08, 2019 - 12:50 pm
By KATHLEEN FOODY and P. SOLOMON BANDA Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students used at least two handguns in the shooting at a charter school that killed one of their classmates and injured eight others in a Colorado community that just weeks ago marked the 20th...
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(Carla Cash, WRVA)
May 08, 2019 - 12:07 pm
WISE, Va. (AP) — A free health clinic in rural Virginia is set to mark its 20th anniversary this year. The Remote Area Medical clinic will open for three days in Wise County next month. It's the 20th year the event will be held in Wise, which is in the state's far southwest. All care is offered...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 08, 2019 - 11:30 am
Chesterfield, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Chesterfield Police say they are looking for additional information in a homicide that occurred Tuesday evening. Around 11 p.m., officers were called to the Minit Mart at Courthouse Road and Lucks Lane. There, officers say they found Tavario Gates, 23, dead...
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May 06, 2019 - 5:23 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A special prosecutor in Virginia says he's presented two indictments of election fraud against a person who worked on a Republican congressman's doomed re-election campaign. Special prosecutor Donald Caldwell announced the indictment in a statement Monday. He did not identify...
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