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  • Tuesday May 26th, 2015
    After going for ten years with­out a marina, now folks in West Point are tak­ing steps to restore recre­ational access to the water, with the goal being to bring boaters into town. Wooden pil­ings and other rem­nants of what had been the town’s marina are still vis­i­ble at the end of Sev­enth Street, after Hur­ri­cane Isabel destroyed the piers and slips back in 2003. Today the ...
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  • Monday May 25th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be the keynote speaker for the 59th Annual Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony in Richmond. The ceremony also will include recognition of four Virginians who have been killed in action since Memorial Day 2014. The free event will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Virginia War Memorial. Also Monday, the 3rd Annual Never Forget Memorial Silent Run will begin ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) – A judge has dismissed homicide charges against a Gloucester County couple on trial in the death of their infant son. Media outlets report that Gloucester Circuit Judge William Hamblen determined Friday that there was insufficient evidence for the charges against Brian Gore and his wife, Shannon Gore. The trial will continue on child neglect charges. Authorities found the 7-month-old boy’s remains under a shed ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) – An ex-convict who once worked for a wealthy D.C. businessman has been arrested in the deaths of the family and their housekeeper. Authorities arrested 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint about 11 p.m. Thursday. He is charged with first-degree murder while armed and is expected to appear in D.C. Superior Court Friday afternoon. Police have not detailed why Wint would want to kill 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos; ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    POWHATAN, Va. (AP) – Police have arrested two men they say stole 30 handguns from a federally licensed firearms dealer in Virginia. Multiple news outlets report the break-in occurred early Monday morning at American Family Pawn & Guns in Powhatan. Authorities said at least three people forced their way into the shop and smashed open display cases to steal a variety of handguns, including a number ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    Some brief delays accord­ing to VDOT, could affect dri­vers on the Eltham and Lord Delaware bridges near the Town of West Point on Mon­day, June 1 and Tues­day, June 2. That’s because, VDOT crews will be inspect­ing the light poles on the bridges, and per­form­ing rou­tine main­te­nance. The loca­tion of this mobile work zone will change as crews move from one light pole to the next. Traf­fic on the ...
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  • Friday May 22nd, 2015
    A sin­gle vehi­cle crash on Mon­day after­noon in Lan­caster County leaves a Lan­caster woman dead. It hap­pened just before 3 on Mon­day after­noon on Route 3 and Cour­t­house Road. A 1999 Toy­ota Camry, dri­ven by 60 year old Betty Ann Cuf­fee, was west­bound when it ran off the left side of the road and slammed into a tree. Cuf­fee, who was not wear­ing a seat­belt accord­ing ...
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