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Man, woman killed in six-vehicle crash in Richmond

Nov. 27, 2020 5:02 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Richmond are investigating a crash in which a man and a woman were killed on Thanksgiving night. Richmond police said a pickup truck was headed west on Brookland Park Boulevard when the driver ran a red light and went into the intersection with Chamberlayne Avenue, the...

Virginia's 2nd medical cannabis processor opens in Richmond

Nov. 27, 2020 4:37 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's second medical cannabis processor has opened in Richmond. Green Leaf Medical of Virginia announced Friday it has opened its doors to registered patients seeking treatment. "With another processor open here in Virginia, accessibility to treatment is even easier. This is...

San Francisco's Jamaree Bouyea, right, reacts to San Francisco's upset win over Virginia after an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

San Francisco stuns No. 4 Virginia 61-60 in Bubbleville

Nov. 27, 2020 4:29 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — San Francisco shocked No. 4 Virginia on Friday, scoring the biggest upset of the young college basketball season and the program's biggest win in decades. Jamaree Bouyea scored 19 points and the Dons used a late 8-0 run to beat the Cavaliers 61-60 in the Homelight Classic, part of...

James Madison guard Vado Morse (4) drives around Norfolk State guard Daryl Anderson (13) during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Harrisonburg, Va., Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Daniel Lin/Daily News-Record via AP)

Matthews with 18, Norfolk State powers past James Madison

Nov. 27, 2020 3:50 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — J.J. Matthews scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Norfolk State to an 83-73 win over James Madison on Friday. Matthews converted 12 of 14 foul shots, had two steals and two blocks for the Spartans (1-0). Devante Carter added 17 points and seven rebounds for Norfolk...

Liberty quarterback Malik Willis (7) looks to make a pass during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Massachusetts on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Va. (AP Photo/Shaban Athuman)

Liberty shuts out UMass 45-0, Mack has TDs of 59, 54 yards

Nov. 27, 2020 3:30 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis passed for three touchdowns in the first half and Liberty blanked winless UMass 45-0 on Friday, rebounding from a stinging one-point loss in its previous game. Liberty (9-1), which outgained the Minutemen 629 yards to 227, scored touchdowns on four straight drives and...

This Nov. 13, 2020 photo provided by Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation shows a handler holding a rescue dog from Georgia in Falls Church, Va.   Kim Williams, who volunteers for the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation says he has tapped into a puppy pipeline to bring some of Georgia’s homeless pet population to the mid-Atlantic region, where demand is outrunning the number of dogs available for adoption.(Kim Williams/The Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation via AP)

Puppy pipeline runs from Georgia northward to adoptive homes

Nov. 27, 2020 2:25 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Packed in a dog crate, a 3-year-old boxer mix named Sky took flight earlier this month. She was one of a half-dozen dogs who got the ride of their lives flying from Macon, Georgia, to new homes in Virginia. Kim Williams, who volunteers for the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation of...

North Carolina deputy shot; suspect in custody

Nov. 27, 2020 2:06 PM EST

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — A deputy was shot in the leg Thursday night when a woman took a gun from her husband and it went off, a North Carolina sheriff's office said. Lt. Kevin Suthard, spokesman for the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office, said in a news release Friday that two deputies went to a...

Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong (5) runs the ball against Abilene Christian during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP)

Struggling Florida State gets set to host surging Virginia

Nov. 27, 2020 10:57 AM EST

Virginia appears to be hitting a solid stride as the Cavaliers heads into the final stretch of their season. The Cavaliers (4-4, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won three in a row, putting a four-game skid in the rear-view mirror. They head to Florida State to face a team (2-6, 1-6) on a three-game slide....

Virginia State Police: Sheriff's deputy fatally shot man

Nov. 27, 2020 10:41 AM EST

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in Virginia fatally shot a man Thursday when law enforcement responded to a home after receiving a report of a domestic dispute, authorities said. The shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. in Culpeper, about 30 minutes after law enforcement arrived on scene and...

Hulu series on opioid addiction set to film in Virginia

Nov. 27, 2020 10:29 AM EST

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — “Dopesick,” a new Hulu series about America's struggle with opioid addiction, is set to begin filming in locations around Virginia. The 8-episode limited series is inspired by the bestselling book, "Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted...