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Mutts leads Virginia Tech past Charleston Southern 69-64

Nov. 25, 2022 22:46 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justyn Mutts had 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead Virginia Tech to a 69-64 victory over Charleston Southern on Friday night. Sean Pedulla scored 15 points, Darius Maddox 12 and Lynn Kidd 11 for the Hokies (6-1). A 3-pointer by...

Gardner helps No. 5 Virginia beat Md-Eastern Shore 72-45

Nov. 25, 2022 20:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 26 points and nearly matched Maryland-Eastern Shore's point total in the first half Friday night as No. 5 Virginia beat the Hawks 72-45 in its first home game since three football players were killed 12 days ago. The Cavaliers wore...

Walmart shooter left 'death note,' bought gun day of killing

Nov. 25, 2022 16:27 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Walmart supervisor who fatally shot six co-workers at a store in Virginia bought the gun just hours before the killings and left a note on his phone accusing colleagues of mocking him, authorities said Friday. “Sorry everyone but I did not plan this I...

Nkereuwem scores 15 in Longwood's victory over Mary Baldwin

Nov. 25, 2022 15:52 PM EST

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Leslie Nkereuwem had 15 points in Longwood's 112-60 victory against Mary Baldwin on Friday. Nkereuwem added five rebounds for the Lancers (4-3). Zac Watson scored 14 points, finishing 6 of 8 from the floor. Michael Christmas recorded 12 points and finished 4...

Teenage employee among 6 killed in Virginia Walmart shooting

Nov. 25, 2022 14:18 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A 16-year-old helping his family. A custodian and father of two. A mother with wedding plans. A happy-go-lucky guy. A longtime employee. That’s how friends and family described some of the six people killed at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, when a...

Emboldened Biden, Dems push ban on so-called assault weapons

Nov. 25, 2022 14:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden speaks about the “scourge” of gun violence, his go-to answer is to zero in on so-called assault weapons. America has heard it hundreds of times, including this week after shootings in Colorado and Virginia: The president wants to sign...

Authorities: Virginia Walmart shooter who killed 6 bought gun hours before the shooting and left a note of grievances

Nov. 25, 2022 09:54 AM EST
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Authorities: Virginia Walmart shooter who killed 6 bought gun hours before the shooting and left a note of grievances.

Witness: Walmart shooter seemed to target certain people

Nov. 24, 2022 17:32 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Walmart supervisor who shot and killed six co-workers in Virginia seemed to target people and fired at some victims after they were already hit and appeared to be dead, said a witness who was present when the shooting started. Jessica Wilczewski said that...

Heinicke builds Air Jordan collection win by Washington win

Nov. 24, 2022 12:23 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke is 4-1 since taking over for Carson Wentz as the Washington Commanders' starting quarterback. He has four new pairs of sneakers to show for it. In a tradition he began last year, Heinicke gets himself a pair of Air Jordans in the...

'Missing my baby': Six killed in Virginia Walmart shooting

Nov. 23, 2022 22:33 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A custodian and father of two. A mother with wedding plans. A happy-go-lucky guy. That’s how friends and family described some of the six people killed at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, when a manager opened fire with a handgun right before an employee...