Virginia

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March 03, 2020 - 9:32 pm
A resurgent Joe Biden scored sweeping victories across the country with the backing of a diverse coalition and progressive rival Bernie Sanders seized Super Tuesday’s biggest prize with a win in California as the Democratic Party’s once-crowded presidential field suddenly transformed into a two-man...
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November 21, 2019 - 10:02 am
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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Julie Briskman
CBS News
November 07, 2019 - 11:45 am
She lost her job for flipping off President Trump. Now she's been elected to a new one. A former government contractor in Virginia who famously gave the president's motorcade a one-finger salute won the race Tuesday for a seat on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Juli Briskman ran as a...
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November 06, 2019 - 7:54 am
Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades while the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky was too close to call despite a last-minute boost from President Donald Trump. In Kentucky, Democratic challenger Andy Beshear held a narrow...
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CBS News
September 30, 2019 - 1:20 pm
A 12-year-old black girl from Virginia has recanted an accusation that her white sixth-grade classmates pinned her down and cut off her dreadlocks , her family said in a statement Monday. Stephen Danish, the head of Immanuel Christian School, also confirmed the allegations were false. Following an...
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CBS News
August 30, 2019 - 7:26 am
Law enforcement officers in Virginia have seized enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, busting a massive three-state drug ring as part of what they called "Operation Cookout." Thirty-five suspects were arrested, and four others are on the run. "This opioid crisis is not an issue that is...
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August 09, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk is the latest of several nationwide that have favored transgender...
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July 18, 2019 - 2:59 pm
APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump’s tweet urging four Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to their home countries, a Virginia pastor is gaining attention with a sign at his church saying “America: Love or Leave It.” ABC 13 in Lynchburg reports hundreds of...
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June 28, 2019 - 12:42 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia was sentenced to life in prison Friday on hate crime charges. James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, had pleaded guilty in March to the 2017...
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April 26, 2019 - 11:04 am
President Trump hit on a range of issues Friday morning before leaving to address the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis, among them his 2017 remarks after the deadly Charlottesville protests in which Mr. Trump claimed there were "very fine people on both sides." Former Vice President Joe...
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