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Pastor talks of breakdown in Turkey, but also forgiveness

Oct. 19, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The American pastor recently released after two years of confinement in Turkey said Friday that he suffered a breakdown during his time in prison and was put on anti-anxiety medication. Andrew Brunson said he was deprived of books — even a Bible — for long stretches...

Virginia city impounds 400 unsanctioned dockless scooters

Oct. 5, 2018 11:14 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — With no agreement in sight, two Virginia cities are ramping up hostilities with a dockless electric scooter company. News outlets report Norfolk city spokeswoman Lori Crouch said Wednesday the city has impounded 400 Bird scooters since they started appearing on city sidewalks,...

Man gets 60 days for hitting teen player at soccer match

Oct. 4, 2018 4:34 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded no contest to knocking a 14-year-old soccer player to the ground and punching him during a match. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Jordan Lee Grinnell, a chief engineman in the Navy, entered the plea Thursday to a misdemeanor assault charge. Grinnell...

Christian TV network enters world of 24-hour news

Oct. 1, 2018 3:50 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increasing attack by President Donald Trump and some of his supporters, many of them evangelicals. The Christian Broadcasting Network's news channel...