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Virginia police: Man with big knife shot, killed by officer

Feb. 10, 2019 3:51 PM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say an officer has shot and killed a man with a large knife. Virginia Beach Police say officers responded Saturday to a call about a domestic incident and encountered a man trying to harm himself with a knife. They say they negotiated with him for several hours...

North Carolina chief justice to resign for law school post

Jan. 25, 2019 6:05 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin said Friday he's leaving the state's Supreme Court after 20 years to become a Virginia law school dean. The resignation means Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper gets to decide who fills the Republican's seat on the court and who the next chief justice...

Bob McDonnell, former Virginia Governor, files for divorce

Jan. 7, 2019 7:00 PM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife of 42 years. The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that McDonnell confirmed to the paper that he filed the paperwork. He declined to comment further. Online court records show that a Robert Francis McDonnell...

Tribe seeks to build Virginia's first casino in Norfolk

Dec. 19, 2018 6:13 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Indian tribe that greeted English settlers at Jamestown and claims Pocahontas among its lineage said Wednesday that it hopes to open Virginia's first casino in the city of Norfolk. Pamunkey Indian Tribe spokesman Jay Smith said the tribe is eyeing about 20 acres (eight hectares)...