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UPDATE: Second body recovered in river near where two Virginia State University students went missingAuthorities searching for a Virginia State University student who was swept away during an in initiation ritual in the Appomattox River say they have recovered a body. Chesterfield County police Lt. Randy Horowitz said the body was discovered Wednesday...
Disabled veterans who have waited a year or longer for the government to compensate them could see their claims quickly granted — or denied — under a new Department of Veterans Affairs initiative. More than half a million veterans have waited...
The following individuals have been indicted this week by a grand jury that was seated Tuesday for the February term of Berkeley County Circuit Court. An indictment merely indicates that an individual is believed to have committed the crime. Azeez B....
Thursday, February 7, 2013 GIRLS BASKETBALL Hancock 42, Faith 38 HANCOCK — Alisa Shives had 20 points and six rebounds as Hancock held on for a win over Faith Christian on Thursday. The Panthers (14-5) outscored Faith 17-3 in the third...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Abingdon 57, Tazewell 49 Alleghany 44, Staunton River 35 Atlantic Shores Christian 32, Hampton Christian 19 Atlee 59, Lee-Davis 56 Bassett 31, Patrick County 27 Blacksburg 47, Christiansburg 41 Broad Run 53, Freedom...
One of the world's leading steel producers is buying Roanoke-based Cycle Systems. Gerdau confirmed the deal Friday morning in a news release, saying the company has agreed to acquire "certain operating assets" of the metal recycling company. Cycle...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Atlantic Shores Christian 33, Stonebridge Christian 25 Atlee 56, Hanover 48 Bassett 60, Martinsville 29 Bayside 44, Frank Cox 34 Bethel 49, Hampton 35 Blacksburg 65, Pulaski County 47 Booker T. Washington 37,...
GIRLS BASKETBALL Altavista 72, Gretna 27 Amelia County 60, Randolph Henry 44 Amherst County 58, Rockbridge County 44 Appomattox Regional 47, Windsor 25 Bayside 44, Tallwood 41 Bethel 80, Denbigh 9 Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot 63,...
A white Christmas isn't in the Florida forecast, but the Sunshine State does offer its own twist on holiday traditions. With hundreds of miles of ocean coastline and riverfront shores, holiday light shows often take to the water. Here's a look at some...
Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 87. "He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
Dennis H.L. Sherman, a retired tailor who was also known as "The Tie Man," died Dec. 14 of pneumonia at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 87. "I first met him when I was in middle school. Back then I used to wear ascots, and he thought that was so cool,"...
RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond. They were...
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