Virginia

A gun rights protest
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AP News
January 18, 2020 - 10:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police are scouring the internet for clues about plans for mayhem, workers are putting up chain link holding pens around Virginia's picturesque Capitol Square, and one lawmaker even plans to hide in a safe house in advance of what's expected to be an unprecedented show of force...
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tarrah-gibbons
November 21, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Back in May, a gunman walked into a bank in Midlothian, Virginia where he opened a safe and stole $195,000. NBC reported that surveillance video showed the man holding a cellphone to his ear just before he stole the money. This specific detail helped police use a surveillance technique that a lot...
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Virginia Shooting (AP)
Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot via AP
May 31, 2019 - 10:05 pm
A longtime, disgruntled city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 12 people before police fatally shot him, authorities said.
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Charter Bus Crash Virginia
Virginia State Police via AP
March 19, 2019 - 7:29 pm
Authorities in Virginia have charged a bus driver from New York in connection with a crash that killed two people.
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Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax looks over a briefing book prior to the start of the senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. A California woman has accused Fairfax of sexually assaulting her 15 years ago. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 10, 2019 - 9:55 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's embattled lieutenant governor has urged authorities to investigate sexual assault allegations made against him, but hasn't heeded calls to resign and it is unclear what comes next for the once-rising star of the state Democratic Party. Two women have made allegations...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP
February 09, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Virginia's governor pledged to work at healing the state's racial divide Saturday, even as calls mounted for the lieutenant governor to resign - capping an astonishing week that saw all three of the state's top elected officials embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals.
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
AP Photo/Steve Helber
February 07, 2019 - 7:50 am
With Virginia's top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through racial and sexual allegations and their tangled political implications.
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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring in a Feb. 4, 2014 file image.
Photo by Adrin Snider/Newport News Daily Press/TNS/Sipa USA
February 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Another top Virginia Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted Wednesday to putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was a college student.
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Gov. Ralph Northam
Win McNamee/Getty Images
February 01, 2019 - 6:51 pm
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's page in his 1984 medical school yearbook contains a photo of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor.
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Charlottesville protests
AP Photo/Steve Helber
December 11, 2018 - 4:13 pm
A jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two summers ago.
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