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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth address as House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax, right, and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, left, listen before a joint session of the Virginia Assembly at the state Capitol in Richmond, Va. Northam plans to declare a temporary emergency Wednesday, Jan. 15, banning all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square ahead of a massive rally planned next week over gun rights. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Northam declares state of emergency ahead of gun rally

Jan. 15, 2020 5:28 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that he was declaring a state of emergency over threats of “armed militia groups storming our Capitol” ahead of a gun-rights rally next week. Northam's emergency order will ban weapons of all kinds, including firearms, from...

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth address as House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax, right, and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, left, listen before a joint session of the Virginia Assembly at the state Capitol in Richmond, Va. Northam plans to declare a temporary emergency Wednesday, Jan. 15, banning all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square ahead of a massive rally planned next week over gun rights. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

AP EXCLUSIVE: Northam to ban guns from Capitol grounds

Jan. 14, 2020 9:58 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fearing a repeat of the deadly violence that engulfed Charlottesville more than two years ago, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans to declare a temporary emergency Wednesday banning all weapons, including guns, from Capitol Square ahead of a massive rally planned next week over gun...

Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim (35) celebrates a three point basket along with teammate Syracuse guard Joseph Girard III, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Syracuse defeated Virginia 63-55. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Boeheim lifts Syracuse past No. 18 Virginia, 63-55 in OT

Jan. 11, 2020 7:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim and Syracuse had had enough of close losses. After losing to Notre Dame and Virginia Tech by a combined five points in their previous two games, the Orange entered overtime with a vengeance on Saturday and beat No. 18 Virginia 63-55. “Losing the last two...

White nationalist released, but may face criminal contempt

Jan. 9, 2020 12:18 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An organizer of a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia has been released from jail after being held in civil contempt for failing to comply with court orders in a federal lawsuit, but a judge said he could face criminal contempt charges. Elliott Kline was jailed Monday after U.S....

Charlottesville rally planner jailed for contempt of court

Jan. 6, 2020 10:07 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An organizer of a white nationalist rally in Virginia that erupted in violence in 2017 has been jailed for failing to comply with court orders in a federal lawsuit against him and other rally participants, according to the nonprofit backing the suit. A federal judge ordered...

Virginia Tech guard Wabissa Bede (3) steals the ball from Virginia guard Kody Stattmann (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Clark, Key spark No. 19 Virginia past Hokies, 65-39

Jan. 4, 2020 5:22 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kihei Clark‘s primary job as Virginia’s point guard is to set up teammates for opportunities to score. For one game, at least, the sophomore served as the primary scorer for the No. 19 Cavaliers. Clark scored a career-best 18 points to lead Virginia to a 65-39...

White nationalist who ran for Senate arrested in Florida

Jan. 1, 2020 7:26 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A white nationalist who ran for the U.S. Senate in Florida and was a featured speaker during the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was arrested on charges of kidnapping, domestic violence and possession of a firearm during a crime of violence....

Virginia Tech's Hunter Cattoor (0) shoots a three-point basket over the defense of Maryland-Eastern Shore's Da'Shawn Phillip (5) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg, Va., Sunday, Dec. 29 2019. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Nolley, Catoor help Va. Tech cruise to 92-37 win over UMES

Dec. 29, 2019 9:25 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Landers Nolley II had his first career double-double, freshman Hunter Catoor set season highs with 17 points and five 3-pointers, and Virginia Tech cruised to a 92-37 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Sunday night. Nolley finished with 18 points and a career-best 10 rebounds. John...

Navy forward Alec Loehr (25) is pressured by Virginia forwards Justin McKoy (4) and Jay Huff (30) during an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Clark helps No. 16 Virginia hold off Navy 65-56

Dec. 29, 2019 7:28 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Even with a cast on his surgically repaired left hand, Braxton Key is emerging as a player No. 16 Virginia needs to have on the floor. Key and Kihei Clark each had five points during a 12-0 second-half run and the Cavaliers overcame a sloppy effort to beat Navy 65-56. “I...

Louisville head coach Chris Mack, right, talks with Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Western Kentucky Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

No. 3 Louisville, No. 4 Duke enter ACC grind as favorites

Dec. 29, 2019 10:59 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Louisville and Duke have both reached No. 1 in the AP Top 25 poll and are Final Four contenders, even in a wildly unpredictable year in college basketball. That has the third-ranked Cardinals and fourth-ranked Blue Devils looking like clear favorites in an Atlantic Coast Conference...