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Jamerson, Kelly help Norfolk State top NC Central 75-71 OT

Feb. 16, 2019 9:34 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson drained seven 3-pointers, scored 23 points, C.J. Kelly added 19 and Norfolk State rallied from eight points down late in regulation to fend off upset-minded North Carolina Central 75-71 in overtime Saturday night. The win keeps Norfolk State atop the Mid-Eastern Athletic...

Caver scores 20 to carry Old Dominion past Charlotte 73-60

Feb. 16, 2019 6:12 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 20 points as Old Dominion topped Charlotte 73-60 on Saturday. B.J. Stith had 17 points for Old Dominion (21-6, 11-3 Conference USA), which won its fifth straight game. Xavier Green added 10 points and six rebounds. Milos Supica had 16 points for the 49ers (6-19, 3-11)....

Police: 4 charged in fight, shooting at Virginia mall

Feb. 15, 2019 2:03 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say four men have been charged in a shooting inside a downtown Norfolk mall, including one of the two people shot. Norfolk police said in a statement Friday that the shooting happened during a fight between two groups of people inside the MacArthur Center on Thursday...

Police: 2 hurt as fight leads to shooting at Virginia mall

Feb. 14, 2019 5:03 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police say a mall in Virginia has reopened hours after two people were injured when shots were fired there. The Norfolk Police Department tweeted Thursday that a fight inside the MacArthur Center in downtown Norfolk led to shots being fired. They say two people were taken to the...

Indictment: Ex-'American Idol' contestant was drug courier

Feb. 13, 2019 10:22 AM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A recently unsealed court document says a former contestant on both "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" worked as a courier for a drug ring and was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds (830 grams) of fentanyl when she was arrested last year. The Virginian-Pilot reports 32-year-old Antonella...

Clamor for ouster of top Democrats slows in Virginia

Feb. 11, 2019 6:27 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians seemed to die down Monday, with some black community leaders forgiving Gov. Ralph Northam over the blackface furor and calling for a fair hearing for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on the sexual assault allegations against him....

Historians challenge Northam's 'indentured servants' remark

Feb. 11, 2019 1:12 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Historians say they were "shocked" and "mystified" when Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wrongly used the term "indentured servants" Sunday in reference to the first Africans to arrive in English North America 400 years ago. Most historians abandoned use of the term in the 1990s after...

5 things to know about the turmoil in Virginia government

Feb. 6, 2019 4:51 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — In less than a week, a cascade of revelations and allegations involving race and sex has rocked Virginia state government to its foundations. Gov. Ralph Northam is facing a torrent of calls to resign. First, a racist photo surfaced last week from his medical school yearbook page....

Yearbook staff disagree on whether racist photo was mix-up

Feb. 6, 2019 4:16 AM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even if it were put there intentionally, it's unlikely that many students would have noticed, according to alumni who put together the...

The Latest: Photo stirs calls on Virginia governor to resign

Feb. 4, 2019 6:44 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and racist photo in medical school yearbook (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Virginia's Democratic governor, Ralph Northam, is clinging to office amid rising calls from within his own party to resign over a photo of someone in blackface in his 1984...