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    Arrest warrant issued after ‘person of interest’ in Hannah Graham case loses police during high-speed pursuit

    Charlottesville, Va. – An arrest warrant has been issued for Jesse Matthew, the man with dreadlocks spotted on surveillance video that police believe has information about missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, after he sped away from police headquarters Saturday. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said that 32-year-old Matthew walked into the station and asked […]

  • Treatment starts for former Virginia Beach police officer hit by drunk driver

    A former Virginia Beach Police Officer has now started receiving Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to help him heal from being hit by a drunk driver nine years ago.

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    Peanut company owner found guilty in deadly salmonella outbreak

    (CNN) — A jury convicted a former peanut company owner Friday of conspiracy, fraud and other federal charges in a landmark case stemming from a deadly salmonella outbreak almost six years ago. The jury’s verdict came after a seven-week trial for Stewart Parnell and his brother and food broker, Michael Parnell, both charged with 76 […]

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    Scotland votes ‘no’ to independence in historic referendum

    GLASGOW, Scotland (CNN) – Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom — along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland — following a historic referendum vote. By 55% to 45%, a majority of voters rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away and becoming an independent nation. UK Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed Scotland’s decision in […]

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    7 cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 confirmed in Central Virginia

    The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed Wednesday afternoon that several Central Virginia children hospitalized last week tested positive for Enterovirus EV-D68, according to WTVR. Doctors at VCU Medical Center and HCA Virginia reported an increase in patients with symptoms of respiratory illness last week. At that time, they were not able to confirm the […]

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    Teen wanted in connection with Portsmouth burglary

    Portsmouth, Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department is asking for help in finding a suspect who is wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred in the Cavalier Manor section of the city. Police are searching for 18-year-old John A. Rutledge, Jr. of the 600 block of Meander Road in Portsmouth. According to detectives, Rutledge […]

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    How ‘magic mushroom’ chemical could free the mind of depression, addictions

    (CNN) — Think of psychedelics and you’ll likely think of bright colors, hallucinations, spirituality, and an overall “mystical” experience. For centuries these drugs have been used in social, religious and medicinal contexts by cultures across the globe. But today, the ability of these drugs to alter our brain function is being tapped into as a […]

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    From ‘sumo wrestler’ to distance runner

    (CNN) – Yusuke Kirimoto was always overweight. When he visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, “the sumo wrestler is back.” Their comments were meant to be funny, but Kirimoto still felt the sting. Kirimoto and his wife Megumi had their daughter Sara in 2006. Like many toddlers, Sara would run around their […]

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    MRI shows no ankle fracture for RGIII

    Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said Monday that the MRI exam done on his left ankle after Sunday’s injury showed no fractures, according to the Washington Post.

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    Suffolk carjacking, robbery under investigation

    Suffolk Police are investigating a carjacking and robbery that occurred Monday morning in the parking lot of a restaurant downtown.

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    Argument leads to stabbing arrest in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Va. – A man has been arrested and charged after another man was injured during an argument, police tell NewsChannel 3. On September 12, 2014 at approximately 2:10 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to the 900 block of E. Brambleton Avenue for a person with a weapon. Police found a man suffering from a severe laceration. […]

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    Secret children, living and dead, reportedly hidden by squalor for years

    BLACKSTONE, Mass. — It was a shocking and gruesome discovery — three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits. Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office describes as the home’s “deplorable conditions (such as) massive insect […]