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This photo provided by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office shows Dakota Theriot on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
Richmond County Sheriff’s Office via AP
January 27, 2019 - 10:07 am
GONZALES, La. (AP) — A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people — including a girl he was dating — was arrested Sunday when he showed up at his grandmother's house in Virginia, a sheriff there said. On Saturday, Dakota Theriot shot and killed three people — the woman...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1993 file photo, writer Russell Baker, ponders a reporter's question during a New York news conference where he was presented as the successor to host Alistair Cooke for the PBS series "Masterpiece Theatre."
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
January 23, 2019 - 9:40 am
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television's "Masterpiece Theatre," has died. He was 93. Allen Baker...
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La Salle junior guard/forward Saul Phiri
La Salle University Athletics
Matt Leon
January 08, 2019 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The La Salle Explorers will face a tough test on Wednesday night as they travel down to Richmond, Virginia, to visit VCU in an Atlantic 10 clash. Since starting the season 0-10, the Explorers have won three in a row, including their A-10 opener on Saturday as they...
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Millions could face blizzard conditions or flooding by this weekend
Monica Garrett/CNN
December 27, 2018 - 1:25 pm
By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- If you live somewhere between North Dakota, Texas and Virginia, get ready for a nasty storm system that's spreading across the United States. "This storm system was always comprised of two threats -- one for blizzard conditions and another for severe weather," CNN...
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Good samaritans help a driver who is lodged in the snow Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, along South Hawthorne Road in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Allison Lee Isley/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP
December 10, 2018 - 10:50 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A lingering storm kept dumping immobilizing snow, sleet or freezing rain across five southern states, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity. Authorities urged people to stay home Monday in areas where driving was dangerous...
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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
December 07, 2018 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company. Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is taking a 45 percent stake in the Toronto company. Cronos...
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Charlottesville Courthouse
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November 29, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Madeline Holcombe, Jason Hanna and Laura Dolan, CNN (CNN) -- Opening statements are expected to begin Thursday in the state trial of a man accused of killing counterprotester Heather Heyer last year at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that put the city and the country on...
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James Alex Fields Jr
Albemarle Regional Jail / WTVR, Tribune via CNN
November 26, 2018 - 1:25 pm
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) -- Charlottesville, Virginia, is again bracing for journalists and protesters to converge on the city as jury selection began Monday for the man accused of killing Heather Heyer at last year's Unite the Right rally. Jury selection is expected to take two or three...
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Amazon
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November 13, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses. And now, Amazon's sprawling empire will stretch even...
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Traffic moves along 44th Drive in Long Island City, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in the Queens borough of New York.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
November 13, 2018 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is growing too big for its Seattle hometown, is spreading out to the East Coast. The online shopping giant ended its 14-month-long competition for a second headquarters Tuesday by selecting New York and Arlington, Virginia, as the joint winners. The two cities will...
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