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Stafford man has a heart for feeding others

Apr. 04, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Dwayne Hoskins’ heart may only function at one-third its capacity, but he pours every bit of it into his volunteer work at a local food pantry. Hoskins runs the food ministry at Hollywood Church of the Brethren, off Ferry Road in Stafford...

Fake psychologist sent to prison facing multiple lawsuits

Mar. 04, 2021 10:59 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman serving an 11-year prison sentence for treating patients while pretending to be a psychologist is now facing multiple civil lawsuits seeking millions of dollars, according to court records. Sharonda L. Avery, 44, treated more...

Police: Partially clothed woman attacks man with pitchfork

Feb. 08, 2021 08:52 AM EST

STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say that a partially clothed woman broke into a Stafford County home and attacked a man with a pitchfork. The Free Lance-Star reports that the woman was arrested Sunday after a scuffle with deputies. ...

AP Analysis: Racial disparity seen in US vaccination drive

Jan. 30, 2021 09:39 AM EST

A racial gap has opened up in the nation's COVID-19 vaccination drive, with Black Americans in many places lagging behind whites in receiving shots, an Associated Press analysis shows. An early look at the 17 states and two cities that have released racial breakdowns...

Prosecutor: Officers justified in shooting murder suspect

Jan. 23, 2021 12:20 PM EST

STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Virginia sheriff's deputies who shot and wounded a murder suspect were justified in using deadly force, authorities have determined. The head prosecutor for Stafford County said Friday that the action by the deputies were justified and that they...

Inaugural event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

Jan. 19, 2021 00:20 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event that will celebrate the nation’s diversity on the eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Vice President-elect Kamala...

Inaugural event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

Jan. 18, 2021 13:51 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event Tuesday that will celebrate the nation’s diversity on the eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Vice...