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Head of FBI's Richmond division to retire, work for Dominion

Nov. 20, 2018 4:11 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond division announced Tuesday that he is retiring from the bureau and going to work for Virginia's largest electric utility. Adam Lee, 50, has worked for the FBI for 22 years and headed the Richmond division since 2014. Lee led the FBI's...

Police: Suspect in Detroit senior complex slayings arrested

Nov. 19, 2018 4:18 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A registered sex offender charged in the fatal shootings of two people and an attempted rape inside a low-income senior complex in Detroit has been arrested in Virginia. Detroit police said Monday that James Fleming, 69, surrendered to authorities in Richmond around midnight. No other...

Richmond defeats William & Mary 10-6 on Drake touchdown

Nov. 17, 2018 7:24 PM EST

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Joe Mancuso's 5-yard touchdown pass to Caleb Drake sparked Richmond to a 10-6 season-ending victory against nearby William & Mary on Saturday, winning the Capital Cup, a rivalry game that's been played since 1898. Richmond's touchdown drive ground 80 yards in 17 plays before...

Gilyard scores 31, Mooney ties Richmond wins record

Nov. 16, 2018 9:49 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jacob Gilyard scored a career-high 31 points and Richmond coach Chris Mooney tied the program record for most wins in a 78-70 victory over IUPUI on Friday night. Mooney, who has coached at Richmond since the 2005-06 season, matched Dick Tarrant (1981-93) with 239 wins. Gilyard was 12...

Richmond pushes past St Francis Brooklyn 88-66

Nov. 14, 2018 3:09 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nick Sherod scored 22 points, Grant Golden added 20 points and Richmond beat St. Francis Brooklyn 88-66 on Wednesday. Richmond took control with a 17-5 run in the first half, leading 48-35 at the break, and the Spiders outscored the Terriers 22-13 over the final 10 minutes of the game...

Longwood rallies to beat Richmond 63-58

Nov. 9, 2018 9:30 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Isaiah Walton had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Lorenzo Phillips scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half and Longwood beat Richmond 63-58 on Friday night. Longwood (2-0) took the lead for good at 59-56 on Phillips' 3-pointer with 1:10 left during an 11-1 run that ended at 62-57 on...

Virginia regulators delay vote on gas pumping station

Nov. 9, 2018 5:47 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Regulators in Virginia have delayed voting on a permit for a natural gas pumping station in a historic African-American community after raising questions about environmental justice issues. The Washington Post reports the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board on Friday delayed its...

Villanova picks 1st Colonial win, 45-21 victory at Richmond

Nov. 3, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Aaron Forbes ran for 160 yards and a first-quarter touchdown and Nowooola Awopetu returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the third quarter as Villanova earned its first Colonial Athletic Conference victory in six tries, knocking off Richmond 45-21 on Saturday. Villanova leads the...

Virginia Republican's Trump-like tactics struggle to connect

Nov. 3, 2018 12:38 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Conservative provocateur Corey Stewart started his U.S. Senate bid last year as a longshot, promising to run a "vicious" and "ruthless" crusade against Democratic incumbent Tim Kaine in a style similar to President Donald Trump. With just days to go until Election Day, there's little...

Virginia expands Medicaid, big victory for Democratic leader

Nov. 1, 2018 7:52 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — About 400,000 newly eligible low-income Virginia adults can start enrolling in Medicaid, a major achievement for the state's Democratic governor. Medicaid expansion enrollment starts Thursday in Virginia for coverage that will start at the beginning of 2019. Expanding Medicaid was...