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  • Wednesday May 07th, 2014
    A Newport News woman has been charged with leaving her two toddlers home alone, locked in a bedroom. Police say officers approached 25-year-old Leslie Danielle Chavez Martin in Newport News after learning that she was wanted by York County Police. Officers then learned Martin’s sons, ages two and three, were left at her home alone. Child Protective Services was notified. A family member was contacted and took custody ...
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  • Tuesday May 06th, 2014
    WE’RE BACK!! On emergency power right now so our signal is a little bit less than perfect BUT we are working hard to get to full power SOON!! THANK YOU for being SO patient!! WE LOVE OUR WIGO FAMILY!!!
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  • Tuesday May 06th, 2014
    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) – An Aug. 25 trial is set for a former Washington & Lee student on charges stemming from a wreck that killed another student. Media outlets report that a Rockbridge County grand jury indicted 21-year-old Nicholas Perry Hansel on Monday on involuntary manslaughter and drunken driving charges. State police have said Hansel was driving a sport utility vehicle carrying 10 other Washington & Lee ...
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  • Tuesday May 06th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Richmond police are investigating the slaying of a jewelry store worker during a robbery. Police say in a news release that the incident occurred Monday afternoon at Victoria Jewelers. Officers found the worker dead inside the store from an apparent gunshot wound. Police say the victim was a man in his late 20s. His name hasn’t been released. The cause of death will be ...
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  • Tuesday May 06th, 2014
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – One of five cheetah cubs at the Richmond Metro Zoo has died. Owner Jim Andelin says zoo staff found Hanna dead in her overnight shelter on Sunday morning. Andelin says in a statement to media outlets that the 7-month-old cub was playing and acting normally on Saturday. He says there wasn’t any evidence of trauma or rough play from Hanna’s litter mates. The zoo ...
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  • Monday May 05th, 2014
    By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – School nutrition directors across the country say government-mandated changes to cafeteria menus have been expensive and difficult to put in place. Starting next school year, all grains served in schools will have to be whole-grain rich, or more than half whole grain. That includes pastas, rolls, biscuits, pizza crust, tortillas and even grits. The government is also demanding lower ...
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  • Monday May 05th, 2014
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – Medal of Honor recipient Leroy Petry will receive an honorary degree from the College of William & Mary during commencement. Petry also is scheduled to address the Class of 2014 at the May 11 ceremony. The university says an honorary degree also will be awarded to Universal Health Services CEO and chairman Alan B. Miller. Miller is the namesake of the Mason School ...
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