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  • Federal Appeals Court Rules Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    Federal Appeals Court Rules Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:28:14 GMT
    A federal appeals court in Virginia is taking up the issue of gay marriage.A federal appeals court in Virginia is taking up the issue of gay marriage.
    A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.More >>
    A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.More >>
  • Rascal Flatts, Kellie Pickler Announce Richmond Concert

    Rascal Flatts, Kellie Pickler Announce Richmond Concert

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:40:09 GMT
    Rascall Flatts and Kellie Pickler are presenting a Richmond concert in Spetember, to raise diaster preparedness awareness in Central Va. (Photo: SMG Richmond) Rascall Flatts and Kellie Pickler are presenting a Richmond concert in Spetember, to raise diaster preparedness awareness in Central Va. (Photo: SMG Richmond)
    The Rascal Flatts' Rewind Tour is coming to Richmond in September, featuring a very special guest: Kellie Pickler!More >>
    The Rascal Flatts' Rewind Tour is coming to Richmond in September, featuring a very special guest: Kellie Pickler!More >>
  • Virginia Beach Woman Looks For Answers In Son's Death

    Virginia Beach Woman Looks For Answers In Son's Death

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:28:28 GMT
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    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach woman is looking for answers in the death of her 19-year-old son during a study program in Peru. Local media outlets report Damion Wilkins was on an eight-day medical study course through a private Peruvian organization,More >>
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach woman is looking for answers in the death of her 19-year-old son during a study program in Peru. Local media outlets report Damion Wilkins was on an eight-day medical study course through a private Peruvian organization,More >>
  • Trial of Former Governor Bob McDonnell, Wife Begins

    Trial of Former Governor Bob McDonnell, Wife Begins

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:43:15 GMT
    Former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen are accused of accepting thousands of dollars in gifts and loans from former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams. (Photo: AP)Former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen are accused of accepting thousands of dollars in gifts and loans from former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams. (Photo: AP)
    The trial for former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen started Monday. The former first couple and his wife are charged with accepting more than $165,000 worth of loans and gifts from former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams.More >>
    The trial for former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen started Monday. The former first couple and his wife are charged with accepting more than $165,000 worth of loans and gifts from former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams.More >>
  • Police Searching for Suspect in Hanover Armed Robbery

    Police Searching for Suspect in Hanover Armed Robbery

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:56:04 GMT
    Police are looking for this man, accused of stealing OxyContin from a Hanover County pharmacy. (Photo: Hanover Sherfiff's Office)Police are looking for this man, accused of stealing OxyContin from a Hanover County pharmacy. (Photo: Hanover Sherfiff's Office)
    Police are still looking for the suspect involved in a pharmacy robbery on Charter Gate Drive.More >>
    Police are still looking for the suspect involved in a pharmacy robbery on Charter Gate Drive.More >>
  • Yes! Former WWE Champ Catches Suspected Burglar

    Yes! Former WWE Champ Catches Suspected Burglar

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-27 16:46:38 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) -- A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.According to police, Bryan Danielson and his wife, Brianna, drove into the carport of their Arcadia home and saw a door to the house start to open.That's when Danielson and his wife, a fellow former WWE star known as Brie Bella, ran inside to check on their dog, Josie."I saw the guys running out the back. ...More >>
    PHOENIX (AP) -- A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.According to police, Bryan Danielson and his wife, Brianna, drove into the carport of their Arcadia home and saw a door to the house start to open.That's when Danielson and his wife, a fellow former WWE star known as Brie Bella, ran inside to check on their dog, Josie."I saw the guys running out the back. ...More >>
  • Sauteed Medley of Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Onion, Green Beans and Tomatoes

    Sauteed Medley of Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Onion, Green Beans and Tomatoes

    SAUTEED MEDLEY OF YELLOW SQUASH, ZUCCHINI, ONION, GREEN BEANS, AND TOMATOES 6 servings Called askoot-asquash, meaning "green things eaten green", squash is believed to be one of the first foods cultivatedMore >>
    SAUTEED MEDLEY OF YELLOW SQUASH, ZUCCHINI, ONION, GREEN BEANS, AND TOMATOES 6 servings Called askoot-asquash, meaning "green things eaten green", squash is believed to be one of the first foods cultivatedMore >>
  • Smartphone Video Goes Viral, Helps Nab Walmart Shoplifter

    Smartphone Video Goes Viral, Helps Nab Walmart Shoplifter

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:08:45 GMT
    Anthony Smith's smartphone video helped police track down the man seen stealing items from an Oklahoma Walmart. (Photo: Facebook/Anthony Smith)Anthony Smith's smartphone video helped police track down the man seen stealing items from an Oklahoma Walmart. (Photo: Facebook/Anthony Smith)
    An Oklahoma man waiting for his fiance outside a local Walmart pulled out his cellphone when he saw a suspected shoplifter, and now video of their encounter has gone viral.More >>
    An Oklahoma man waiting for his fiance outside a local Walmart pulled out his cellphone when he saw a suspected shoplifter, and now video of their encounter has gone viral.More >>
  • Petersburg Schools Kicks-Off Year-Round School Year with Rally

    Petersburg Schools Kicks-Off Year-Round School Year with Rally

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:45:02 GMT
    Students at AP Hill Elementary and Peabody Middle School are getting ready to go to school year-round for the first time.More >>
    Students at AP Hill Elementary and Peabody Middle School are getting ready to go to school year-round for the first time. More >>
  • AP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trial

    AP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trial

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:23:32 GMT
    A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.More >>
    Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on...More >>
  • Week Begins with Less Humidity, Sunny Skies

    Week Begins with Less Humidity, Sunny Skies

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:03:23 GMT
    A cold front moved through the region this morning and the humidity is already dropping. We will see sunny skies for the rest of today it will still be very warm to hot with highs in the upper 80s to near 90.More >>
    A cold front moved through the region this morning and the humidity is already dropping. We will see sunny skies for the rest of today it will still be very warm to hot with highs in the upper 80s to near 90.
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  • Police Search For Suspect In Morning Murder

    Police Search For Suspect In Morning Murder

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:23:55 GMT
    Police search for suspect in morning fatal shooting.Police search for suspect in morning fatal shooting.
    Early Friday morning, Emporia Police responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Reese Street. Once on scene, officers found Michelle Roper, 36 of Emporia, lying in the front yard.She was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound.Police have witnesses to the shooting and are searching for the suspect.The suspect is Lamont V. George, 47 of Emporia, the former boyfriend of the victim.George may be operating a 1998 Mercedes Benz 4 door that is black in color (VATag WSU9519). A ...More >>
    Early Friday morning, Emporia Police responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Reese Street. Once on scene, officers found Michelle Roper, 36 of Emporia, lying in the front yard.She was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound.Police have witnesses to the shooting and are searching for the suspect.The suspect is Lamont V. George, 47 of Emporia, the former boyfriend of the victim.George may be operating a 1998 Mercedes Benz 4 door that is black in color (VATag WSU9519). A ...More >>
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  • Hanover Board Approves Plans to Build Possible Walmart, Residents Upset

    Hanover Board Approves Plans to Build Possible Walmart, Residents Upset

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:24:50 GMT
    Residents spoke out against the plans to build a Walmart that includes a grocery store, pharmacy and gas station.Residents spoke out against the plans to build a Walmart that includes a grocery store, pharmacy and gas station.
    Several residents of Kings Charter came out to the Hanover County Board of Supervisor's meeting Wednesday night in opposition to plans to build a new grocery store, rumored to be Walmart."None of us really feel like kings charter goes with Walmart. We want a rural experience but we really don't want that in the entrance of our neighborhood and everything that comes with it,” said Darya Suleske, a resident.The plans call for a grocery store, pharmacy and gas station with an entrance right acro...More >>
    Several residents of Kings Charter came out to the Hanover County Board of Supervisor's meeting Wednesday night in opposition to plans to build a new grocery store, rumored to be Walmart."None of us really feel like kings charter goes with Walmart. We want a rural experience but we really don't want that in the entrance of our neighborhood and everything that comes with it,” said Darya Suleske, a resident.The plans call for a grocery store, pharmacy and gas station with an entrance right acro...More >>
  • Witness list released in McDonnell trial

    Witness list released in McDonnell trial

    Federal prosecutors have filed a list of 61 potential witnesses in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife.More >>
    Federal prosecutors have filed a list of 61 potential witnesses in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife.More >>
  • UVA Considers Loan For Financial Aid Program

    UVA Considers Loan For Financial Aid Program

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:47:10 GMT
    HERNDON, Va. (AP) - A University of Virginia official says the administration is considering borrowing up to $100 million to boost its student financial aid program. Patrick Hogan, the university's executive vice president and chief operating officer, disclosed the discussions with a bank at a meeting of a Board of Visitors subcommittee Friday in Herndon. The university established an endowment last year to help cover the growing costs of the financial aid program, AccessUVa. Media outlets re...More >>
    HERNDON, Va. (AP) - A University of Virginia official says the administration is considering borrowing up to $100 million to boost its student financial aid program. Patrick Hogan, the university's executive vice president and chief operating officer, disclosed the discussions with a bank at a meeting of a Board of Visitors subcommittee Friday in Herndon. The university established an endowment last year to help cover the growing costs of the financial aid program, AccessUVa. Media outlets re...More >>
  • Caroline County Drug Investigation Leads to More Than 20 Arrests

    Caroline County Drug Investigation Leads to More Than 20 Arrests

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:18:35 GMT
    Caroline County Police forces arrested more than 20 suspects as a result of an undercover drug investigationMore >>
    Caroline County Police forces arrested more than 20 suspects as a result of an undercover drug investigationMore >>
  • New CoolSculpting Procedure Targets Stubborn Saddlebags

    New CoolSculpting Procedure Targets Stubborn Saddlebags

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:57:18 GMT
    Rebecca Donceel is tackling her saddlebags with CoolSculpting.Rebecca Donceel is tackling her saddlebags with CoolSculpting.
    It's bathing suit season. How would you like to get rid of your saddlebags?  That's the stubborn fat on the outer thighs. CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure that was FDA approved about four years ago for belly fat, and now there is a way to treat saddlebags.More >>
    It's bathing suit season. How would you like to get rid of your saddlebags?  That's the stubborn fat on the outer thighs. CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure that was FDA approved about four years ago for belly fat, and now there is a way to treat saddlebags.More >>
  • Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

    Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:47:01 GMT
    The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.More >>
    A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.More >>
  • News Minute: Here is the latest D.C. news from The Associated Press

    News Minute: Here is the latest D.C. news from The Associated Press

    Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond. Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more...More >>
    Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond. Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than...More >>
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