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Virginia officer charged in shooting fired into car 7 times
HENRICO, Va. (AP) - New details have emerged in the case of a Virginia police officer who's been charged after shooting a passenger in a car he was checking on. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) reports prosecutor Shannon Taylor revealed during a hearing Thursday that Henrico County police officer Joel ...
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VCU to test emergency alert systems
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Commonwealth University will test its sirens and other emergency communication systems this week. The school says the testing will take place Wednesday at noon. VCU will be testing its 10 sirens throughout the Monroe Park and MCV campuses and sending test alert messages via text ...
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Va. gubernatorial candidate mobbed by protesters
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate was mobbed by protesters during a trip to Charlottesville. Corey Stewart, who is chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, visited Charlottesville to defend the city's statue of Robert E. Lee in a downtown park. But he was confronted ...
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Virginia voters select Fairfax City mayor, House delegate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Fairfax City Councilmember David L. Meyer has been elected mayor in a special election. According to unofficial results posted on the Department of Elections website Tuesday night, Meyer received 1,644 votes, or 42 percent, with 100 percent of the precincts reporting. Former Mayor R. Scott Silverthorne ...
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Virginia cop's retrial begins in teen's shooting at car wash
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The retrial of a Virginia police officer is underway in the off-duty shooting of an 18-year-old man at a car wash.
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Richmond-area voters to pick new House of Delegates member
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Voters in Richmond and part of Henrico County are set to pick a new member of the General Assembly. A special election is being held Tuesday to fill the empty 71st District seat, which was vacated after Democrat Jennifer McClellan won a seat in the state ...
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Virginia college enrollment fall raises perplexing question
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia higher education officials are trying to figure out why 1.5 percent fewer students enrolled the state's public and private colleges and universities this academic year, even though there was an increase in the pool of high school seniors who could have filled those seats. The ...
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Mother and daughter baffled by dead deer in shopping cart inside Walmart
Ben HooperSHORT PUMP, Va., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A Virginia mother and daughter on a trip to the store captured photos of an unusual sight even by Walmart standards -- a gutted deer carcass in a shopping cart.
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Virginia police to help out with security at inauguration
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police will travel to Washington in January to help out with security during the presidential inauguration. State Police Spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick tells The Richmond Times Dispatch ( ) that State Police will support Metropolitan Police with security and traffic during the January 2017 ...
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Lawmakers form panel to prep for healthcare law changes
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia state lawmakers are forming a new panel to monitor changes in federal health care policy under President-elect Donald Trump. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( reports that House Appropriations Chairman S. Chris Jones and Senate Finance Co-Chairman Emmett W. Hanger Jr. are creating the panel to help ...
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5 teen girls accused of 20 street robberies in Bay Area
Cops say five girls ages 14, 15 and 16 have been arrested as suspects in at least 20 strong-arm and attempted robberies       
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Deputy apologizes for sending protester Facebook message
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Richmond sheriff's deputy has apologized to a transgender university student for sending an unsolicited message over social media in response to protests of the election of Donald Trump as president. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( reports that Deputy Michael Whitt posted a statement on Twitter saying ...
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San Francisco Bay area gas odor prompts shelter-in-place order
Residents of Calif. city asked to take shelter after hundreds report strong gas odor.       
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7 Police Officers to Be Charged in Bay Area Sex Scandal
A California prosecutor said criminal charges would be filed after a monthslong investigation into allegations of officers having sex with a teenage prostitute.
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