Virginia

Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File
February 06, 2019 - 12:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia sank deeper into political turmoil Wednesday when another top Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was a college student. With Gov. Ralph Northam's career in extreme peril over a racist photo in his 1984 medical...
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Justin Fairfax
Steve Helber/AP
February 04, 2019 - 7:10 pm
By Dan Merica, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax said reports that he committed sexual assault are false and he instead described an encounter that was "100% consensual." The allegation was first published on the conservative website Big League Politics on Sunday night...
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Steve Helber/ AP Photo
February 04, 2019 - 2:12 pm
By Alan Suderman, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam met privately on Monday with top administration officials but gave no public signal he intends to step down amid unrelenting pressure to resign over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page...
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Tara Raigns, of Petersburg, Va., right, reacts to Gov. Ralph Northam's comments during a news conference in the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.
Alexa Welch Edlund/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP
February 04, 2019 - 6:58 am
(AP) — When Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused to resign last week, he did so in the shadow of a Capitol built by a founding father and a slave owner, in the former seat of the Confederacy still wrestling with what to do about statues that honor those who fought to preserve slavery. The 35-year-...
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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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