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Women who ran Suffolk nonprofit charged with fraud

Women who ran Suffolk nonprofit charged with fraud NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina woman and her mother have been indicted on federal charges that they defrauded more than $574,000 from a program designed to feed low-income children. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports (http://bit.ly/1Kcc84d) that Cindy Hall and her mother, Stephanie Almond are accused … Continue reading

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3 men charged in plot to kill acquaintance’s wife

3 men charged in plot to kill acquaintance’s wife NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk grand jury has indicted three men on charges stemming from a plot to kill an acquaintance’s pregnant wife. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1Qac2iR ) reports that 19-year-old Robert James Burnette, 21-year-old Tristan Richard Reeder and 21-year-old Joseph Kelly Apodaca were charged on … Continue reading

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Jury convicts Norfolk woman of killing fiance’s toddler

Jury convicts Norfolk woman of killing fiance’s toddler NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk woman was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of her fiance’s 20-month-old daughter. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1VwZcfW) a jury convicted 24-year-old Emily Defries Thursday. A paramedic found the toddler at the bottom of a staircase at a home in … Continue reading