Local / Virginia

Man dies after being hit by train in Norfolk

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk police say a man died after he was hit by a train. Police tell media outlets that the accident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday night. Police say the man was declared dead at the scene. His name hasn’t been released. No other details were available.   Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. … Continue reading

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MEAC / Spartan Men / Sports

Norfolk State beats Coppin State 99-81

BALTIMORE (AP) — RaShid Gaston posted a double-double, scoring a career-best 30 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, as Norfolk State beat Coppin State 99-81 on Saturday. Gaston finished with 11-of-15 shooting from the field and 8-of-9 from the line for the Spartans (17-11, 10-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). D’Shon Taylor added 23 points and eight rebounds, Malik Thomas had 21 points … Continue reading