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Man accused of making racist threats pleads not guilty

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white man accused of cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia has pleaded not guilty. The Daily Progress reports that 31-year-old Daniel McMahon entered his plea Wednesday in federal court in Charlottesville. McMahon was indicted last month by a grand jury in U.S. District Court. The […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Charlottesville, U S District Court, Va AP, Daniel McMahon, Charlottesville McMahon


Appeals court to hold rehearing on Trump hotel lawsuit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will reconsider a ruling from a three-judge panel that threw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Tuesday to hold a hearing before the full court of 15 […]
Tags: News, Washington, Nation, Donald Trump, Richmond, Trump, Va AP, 4th U S Circuit Court of Appeals


US star Pulisic confident in form despite Chelsea benching

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Christian Pulisic said he won’t let his benching with Chelsea affect his play for the U.S. national team as it prepares for a match against Cuba, pronouncing himself in peak form despite scant playing time of late. “I feel the best I ever have. I feel very confident in my game. […]
Tags: News, US, Sports, Chelsea, Cuba, Christian Pulisic, Fairfax, Va AP


Impeachment tests Democrats’ foothold in swing districts

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — In front of New Hope Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, supporters of President Donald Trump hollered for his reelection. Behind it, taped-up signs on the doors warned, “Firearms Not Allowed.” And inside, Rep. Elaine Luria personally delivered her call for Trump’s impeachment, drawing a standing ovation from more than half […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump, Virginia Beach, Va AP, Elaine Luria, New Hope Baptist Church


Gaej Walker leads Western Kentucky over Old Dominion

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gaej Walker ran 25 times for 114 yards and a touchdown to help Western Kentucky beat Old Dominion 20-3 on Saturday night. Walker’s 1-yard TD run gave the Hilltoppers (3-2, 3-0 Conference USA) the lead for good at 10-3 late in the second quarter. Cory Munson kicked his second field goal […]
Tags: News, Sports, Norfolk, Old Dominion, Walker, Va AP, Conference USA, Western Kentucky, Hilltoppers, Gaej Walker, Cory Munson


Coast Guard loosens rules on tattoos to boost recruiting

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is loosening its tattoo policy, reflecting increased acceptance of tattoos. The Virginian-Pilot reports the change announced Thursday is intended to help boost recruiting and comes after other military branches have begun allowing more tattoos. The Coast Guard doesn’t currently limit the number of tattoos but restricts where […]
Tags: News, Nation, Norfolk, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard, Va AP


Navy’s 2nd Fleet is now operational, focused on the Arctic

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says its newly revived 2nd Fleet now has enough staff to command ships in the increasingly competitive waters of the Arctic region. The Navy’s announcement on Wednesday follows statements by President Donald Trump’s administration this month that the U.S. won’t stand for aggressive moves in the region by […]
Tags: News, Navy, Nation, Arctic, Norfolk, Donald Trump, U S Navy, Va AP, 2nd Fleet


Bronte Law shoots 67 in wire-to-wire win at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bronte Law was scuffling, missing fairways off the tee and scrambling for pars while a host of challengers tried to play catch-up. A 15-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole finally brought relief. “It was definitely a relief,” she said after winning the Pure Silk Championship on Sunday for her first […]
Tags: News, Sports, Williamsburg, Kingsmill, Va AP, Bronte Law


TV series about abolitionist John Brown to film in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new television series with Ethan Hawke starring as the fiery abolitionist John Brown is set to film in Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam’s office announced Thursday that production of the eight-part series will start in central Virginia this summer. The show based on the novel “The Good Lord Bird” by best-selling […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Virginia, Nation, Ethan Hawke, Richmond, Va AP, John Brown, Ralph Northam


Law, Nordqvist, Song tied for LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bronte Law chipped in for eagle on the par-5 third hole and shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the Pure Silk Championship with Anna Nordqvist and Jennifer Song. Law added a birdie on the par-4 seventh — the Englishwoman’s 16th hole in a bogey-free […]
Tags: News, Sports, Williamsburg, Kingsmill, Va AP, Anna Nordqvist, Bronte Law, Jennifer Song Law


‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But conditions imposed recently on Lindh’s release, slated for Thursday, make clear […]
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Nation, Alexandria, Va AP, American Taliban, John Walker Lindh, Lindh


900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge David Novak said the court engaged in “some extraordinary procedures” Tuesday to […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Richmond, Va AP, David Novak


Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement Tuesday that the findings will be announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The independent investigation was conducted by the law […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Norfolk, Va AP


Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The federal appeals court has ruled the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 Friday that the Trump administration violated […]
Tags: News, Obama, Nation, Richmond, Trump, Va AP, 4th U S Circuit Court of Appeals, DACA


Navy SEAL gets year in brig for hazing death of Green Beret

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL was sentenced to one year in military prison on Thursday for his role in the 2017 hazing-related death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa.
Tags: News, Navy, Norfolk, Va AP, U S Army Green Beret


Chelsea Manning says she won’t testify to a grand jury

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she’ll stay in jail “forever” rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. Manning spoke to reporters Thursday afternoon outside the federal courthouse in Alexandria before a scheduled hearing. She faces possible jail on civil contempt for refusing to obey a grand jury […]
Tags: News, Nation, Chelsea Manning, Alexandria, Va AP, Former Army, Wikileaks Manning


SEAL pleads guilty in hazing death of Green Beret

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL has pleaded guilty to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. Adam Matthews entered the plea at a court-martial hearing Thursday at a Virginia naval base. Matthews is one of four U.S. service members […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Africa, Nation, Norfolk, Adam Matthews, Navy SEAL, Matthews, Va AP, U S Army Green Beret


Ex-inmate robbed gun dealer while hyping prisoner re-entry

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who was lauded for turning his life around after getting out of prison now faces nearly 16 years imprisonment for robbery. Thirty-three-year-old Desmond Littlejohn of Norfolk was sentenced Tuesday for robbing a gun dealer in 2017. The Virginian-Pilot reports the robbery occurred shortly before Littlejohn discussed how he […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Norfolk, Va AP, Littlejohn, Desmond Littlejohn


Hurd must handle Williams to leave desired 154-pound legacy

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — If Jarrett Hurd wants to leave his desired legacy as a 154-pound champion, he can’t overlook challenger Julian Williams. There simply isn’t time. The holder of the IBF and WBA super welterweight titles badly wants to unify the remaining belts to become an undisputed champion. But the 28-year-old Hurd (23-0-0), who […]
Tags: News, Williams, Other Sports, Arlington, Va AP, Hurd, Julian Williams, Jarrett Hurd


Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a northern Virginia jail after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury. Manning was released Thursday from the Alexandria jail after 62 days of confinement on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Chelsea Manning, Alexandria, Manning, Va AP, Former Army


High-tech sex toy for women wins back a rescinded award

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Electronics Show’s 2019 Innovation Award in the robotics and drones category […]
Tags: Technology, News, Arlington, Va AP, Consumer Technology Association


Chelsea Manning says she’ll never testify, seeks release

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is offering a new legal argument in her effort to be released from a Virginia jail. Manning has been jailed in Alexandria for two months for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating the website Wikileaks. She appealed her incarceration to the federal appeals […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Chelsea Manning, Alexandria, Manning, Va AP, Former Army


Court to hear tribe’s appeal in predatory loan lawsuit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit accusing a small Native American tribe in Michigan of running a predatory loan scheme. At least five people from Virginia say they borrowed from BigPictureLoans.com after receiving an enticing loan pitch. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the lawsuit alleges that […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Michigan, Richmond, Richmond Times Dispatch, Va AP


Court: Virginia can’t revert to old death row conditions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that Virginia cannot go back to isolating death row inmates and denying them access to recreational facilities. On Friday, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling prohibiting the state from reverting to old conditions that were […]
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Appeals Court Denies Chelsea Manning’s Bid To Leave Jail

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. The three-paragraph, unanimous decision from a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond rejects both Manning’s argument that she was erroneously found in civil contempt of court and her request for bail while the contempt decision is litigated. Manning...
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Appeals court rejects Chelsea Manning’s effort to leave jail

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury. The unanimous decision issued Monday by the appellate court in Richmond rejects both Manning’s argument that she was erroneously found in civil contempt […]
Tags: News, Nation, Army, Chelsea Manning, Richmond, Manning, Va AP


Virginia guard Ty Jerome declares for NBA draft

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia guard Ty Jerome says he is forgoing his final year of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft. Jerome made the announcement Monday on his Instagram page. He says he made the decision after talking with his family and the Virginia coaching staff. The 6-foor-5 junior was the […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Sports, Nba, Charlottesville, Va AP, Jerome, Ty Jerome


Man, 80, charged in 1973 killings of women in beach cottage

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say an 80-year-old New York man has been arrested for the slaying of two young women more than 45 years ago. The Virginia Beach Police Department announced the arrest Tuesday of Ernest Broadnax of St. Albans, New York, on two counts of second-degree murder and one count of […]
Tags: New York, News, Virginia, Nation, Norfolk, Va AP, Virginia Beach Police Department, Ernest Broadnax, St Albans New York


Burks lifts Marshall over Green Bay 90-70 to win CIT title

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — C.J. Burks scored 28 points as Marshall romped past Green Bay 90-70 on Thursday night for the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament championship. Burks also had seven rebounds, six assists and three steals in being named the most valuable player. He had a steal on back-to-back possessions and his fast-break dunk gave Marshall […]
Tags: News, Sports, Marshall, Green Bay, HUNTINGTON, Va AP, Burks, CIT, J Burks


Chelsea Manning seeks immediate release from Virginia jail

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking her immediate release from a Virginia jail after spending nearly four weeks at the facility. A federal judge sent Manning to jail March 6 for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. On Monday, Manning’s lawyers filed a motion with the […]
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