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September 06, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Richmond, VA _ A Norfolk man was sentenced Friday to 28 years in prison for committing a series of armed robberies in Petersburg, Henrico, and Richmond. According to court documents, Peonte Shamar Spencer, 39, armed himself with an AK-47 style long gun to rob three convenience stores and used a...
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August 06, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Military prosecutors in Virginia said Monday that they want to add allegations of sexual misconduct to their murder case against a U.S. Marine and a Navy SEAL who are among those blamed for the 2017 hazing death of a U.S. Green Beret in Africa...
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May 16, 2019 - 2:30 pm
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL pleaded guilty Thursday to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. Adam Matthews entered the plea at a special court-martial hearing at Naval Station Norfolk in...
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December 04, 2018 - 3:28 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and ALANNA DURKIN RICHER , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Norfolk has agreed to pay $4.9 million to four former sailors who were wrongly convicted of a woman's rape and murder based on intimidating police interrogations. A copy of the settlement agreement for the...
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September 11, 2018 - 4:04 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence President Donald Trump says the safety of the American people is his "absolute highest priority" as Hurricane Florence takes aim at portions of the East Coast. Trump was being briefed by the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the...
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August 22, 2018 - 12:04 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Navy says a sequel to the 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is filming this week aboard a Norfolk-based aircraft carrier. Naval Air Force Atlantic spokesman Cmdr. Dave Hecht tells The Virginian-Pilot a 15-person crew from Paramount Pictures and Bruckheimer Films went aboard...
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July 06, 2018 - 9:31 am
By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting five people at a Maryland newsroom is believed to have mailed a letter on the day of the rampage to a Virginia journalist he harassed for years and unsuccessfully sued, police and the journalist said Thursday...
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May 04, 2018 - 3:47 pm
LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is announcing the official launch of a new naval command that will bolster America and NATO's presence in the Atlantic, amid escalating worries about Russia. Outlines of the plan were approved at the February meeting of NATO defense...
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April 20, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Firefighters in Virginia have rescued a man who got stuck in a tree while trying to retrieve a cat. The Virginian-Pilot reported Friday that the man was trying to rescue a feline perched on a limb in Norfolk. The man climbed past the ladder he had used and ultimately went about...
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