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April 29, 2018 - 11:24 am
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A former student expelled from Virginia Tech after being arrested on a gun charge is suing the school and police officials in federal court. Yunsong Zhao filed a complaint Thursday saying police violated his rights in falsely arresting him, and school officials violated his due...
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April 23, 2018 - 3:28 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police say the suspect in the shooting that killed four at a Waffle House in Nashville was armed when they arrested him. Metropolitan Nashville Police Department Lt. Carlos Lara said at a news conference Monday that officers 29-year-old Travis Reinking had a loaded semi-...
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April 19, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Richmond Police are warning drivers of impacts downtown Friday afternoon, as students are expected to march on the State Capitol to protest school violence. The crowd is estimated to be as large as 10,000 people. The rally will begin at Brown's Island, where voter...
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April 16, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Capitol Police say they are anticipating a crowd of around 10,000 downtown on Friday, as a rally against school violence is scheduled. The organizers have told Capitol Police they anticipate being in two locations: the Capitol and Brown's Island. There will also be...
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House of Delegates
Matt Demlein, WRVA
March 08, 2018 - 4:36 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — House Speaker Kirk Cox is putting together a special committee to come up with recommendations to make schools safer in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. Cox, a Republican, announced Thursday the formation of a select committee to study emergency...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 05, 2018 - 4:08 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Tensions have continued on the floor of the House of Delegates for a second straight session day. Multiple African-American Delegates rose to criticize a speech by Delegate Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), who blamed social ills for gun violence, and suggested Democrats were...
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February 26, 2018 - 3:29 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Senator Tim Kaine discussed gun reform Monday morning in Richmond, attending a friendly roundtable with members of the local chapter of Moms Demand Action. Both the organization and Kaine favor additional gun regulation. Kaine told the group he is a gun-owner, but...
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Jeff Katz
February 23, 2018 - 5:46 pm
You will never believe what happened at a school in Louisiana! (Photo Credit: Dreamstime)
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John Reid, Newsradio WRVA
February 22, 2018 - 11:37 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Ralph Northam (D) says he is consulting his staff over whether to send additional gun control legislation to the General Assembly, as well as whether to take executive action himself. However, the Democrat says he has no plans at the current time to do...
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House of Delegates
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 29, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – By one vote, Delegates declined to ban guns in the gallery of the House of Delegates while the House is in session. The Senate does have a ban. Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-Fairfax), says she once spoke to Congressman Scott Taylor (R), a former Delegate and Navy SEAL...
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