Virginia

(Alexandria Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
May 31, 2019 - 3:35 pm
By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a northern Virginia jail. Manning's lawyers filed court papers Friday asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to send...
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Virginia public colleges agree to freeze tuition next year. (iStock / Getty Images Plus/bestdesigns)
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May 29, 2019 - 12:43 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Longwood University recently became the last school to approve a tuition freeze. Lawmakers included $57.5 million in...
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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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May 06, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ The ACLU of Virginia, in collaboration with global law firm White & Case LLP, has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) seeking to end the practice of solitary confinement in two of the state's prisons. The ACLU, in a statement...
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April 29, 2019 - 8:19 am
CLEVELAND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say five men have been rescued from a cave in southwest Virginia where they became trapped after heavy rains for nearly two days. Virginia Department of Emergency Management search-and-rescue coordinator Billy Chrimes said Sunday evening that all five men were...
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April 19, 2019 - 11:50 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam is calling for the removal of an arch honoring the former president of the Confederacy at Fort Monroe, where the first enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia 400 years ago. Northam's office reportedly presented a letter to member of the Fort Monroe Authority...
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April 17, 2019 - 4:23 pm
I woke up this morning to some social media posts from friends saying that saw a massive light fall from the sky last night. Possible meteor? A dash cam captured the footage in Tappahannock last night. Click here to see the video
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April 17, 2019 - 2:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the 16 high schools that will get extra money to spend on career and technical education equipment upgrades. The schools are located around the state and will each get $37,500. The types of equipment the schools will upgrade or purchase...
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Scandals lead to fundraising woes for top Virginia Democrats. (PATCHARIN SAENLAKON/iStock / Getty Images Plus)
(PATCHARIN SAENLAKON/iStock / Getty Images Plus)
April 17, 2019 - 10:31 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - New campaign finance records show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's fundraising efforts dried up after a scandal involving blackface. First quarter reports were released Monday. They show Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring all struggling to raise...
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Associated Press
April 09, 2019 - 3:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The questions kept coming at Kyle Guy as he tried to make his way through a clogged court to join his Virginia teammates celebrating the program's first national championship. "I don't have the words, man," Guy said to one person as he kept side-stepping and inching his way...
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