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Jeff Katz
June 03, 2019 - 1:27 pm
A survivor is praising her slain colleague for saving lives inside Building Two during the Virginia Beach Municipal Center shooting Friday afternoon. Christi Dewar said she might not have survived if it was not for the quick thinking of her coworker, Ryan Keith Cox. Before he was killed, Cox helped...
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Jeff Katz
June 03, 2019 - 1:13 pm
In a shocking turn of events this past weekend, 2020 Democrat Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) actually received push back when appearing on CNN. Jake Tapper had Booker on his show, State of the Union on Sunday, where he immediately pressed the Democrat to explain how his gun control plan would have...
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June 03, 2019 - 9:29 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wasted little time getting to Virginia Beach after a gunman killed a dozen people in a city office building, the first major test of his leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him from office four...
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June 01, 2019 - 9:45 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia would not say whether the man believed to have opened fire on co-workers at a city municipal building was facing any sort of disciplinary action related to his employment. Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen said at a press conference Saturday...
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June 01, 2019 - 7:19 am
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A longtime city employee opened fire in a municipal building in Virginia Beach, killing 12 people on three floors and sending terrified co-workers scrambling for cover before police shot and killed him following a "long gun battle,"...
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May 31, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Virginia Beach, VA _ Virginia Beach Police confirm that at least 11 people have been killed, including the alleged shooter, and 6 people injured after a fired employee opened fire at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on Friday afternoon. Police Chief Jim Cervera said in a news conference Friday...
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May 31, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Virginia Beach, VA _ UPDATE: Virginia Beach Police have confirmed in a tweet that there are multiple injuries and a suspect in custody following a mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, a sprawling government complex. Reports are that the shootings took place in a building that...
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March 07, 2019 - 11:20 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Republican representing a key Virginia Senate swing seat has announced his retirement. Virginia Beach Sen. Frank Wagner said Thursday that he will not seek re-election later this year. Democrats are expected to spend heavily in the district, which has been trending blue in...
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September 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
By JENNIFER KAY , Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center. Though weakened to a tropical storm, Florence was...
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September 05, 2018 - 4:58 pm
RICHMOND, Va. — A judge has ruled that an independent candidate cannot appear on the ballot in a tight congressional race in Virginia due to forged signatures on her petition. Richmond Circuit Court Judge Gregory Rupe’s decision Wednesday came after he heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by...
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