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Norfolk police shoot 2 men, killing 1, in separate incidents

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities say Norfolk police shot two people, killing one and wounding another, in separate incidents. Virginia State Police are investigating both shootings. The fatal shooting occurred early Saturday after a nearly seven-hour standoff. State police say a 30-year-old white man wanted on felony warrants barricaded himself inside a house at about … Continue reading

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2 Virginia officers charged with assault in man’s arrest

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia police officers have been charged with assault following the arrest of a man in October. Chesapeake Police spokeswoman Kelly O’Sullivan told news outlets that officers Thomas Walden and Michael Hill have been charged with one count of misdemeanor assault. Fifty-nine-year-old Thomas Wilson told The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1VDuMOi ) that the … Continue reading

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Cake Shop-Money Laundering story

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — In an April 4 story about a couple pleading guilty to drug and money laundering charges, The Associated Press reported erroneously that prosecutors ran a cocaine operation as the defendant’s home. Prosecutors say Norvell ran the cocaine operation at his home. A corrected version of the story is below: Bakery … Continue reading

GOP backers of defense budget hike got millions in donations
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GOP backers of defense budget hike got millions in donations

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans urging a steep increase in the Pentagon’s budget have received $10 million in campaign contributions over the course of their congressional careers from defense contractors that would benefit from higher levels of military spending. The 34 GOP lawmakers, all members of the House Armed Services Committee, are pressing for an … Continue reading