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Virginia Beach attacker notified boss of plans to leave job

Jun. 2, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The gunman who attacked his colleagues at a Virginia Beach government office building resigned by email hours before the shooting, a city official said Sunday as authorities sought a motive in the assault that killed 12 people. Officials gave no indication why 40-year-old DeWayne...

Virginia victims had 150 years of combined service with city

Jun. 2, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Four were engineers who worked to maintain streets and protect wetlands. Three were right-of-way agents who reviewed property lines. The others included an account clerk, a technician, an administrative assistant and a special projects coordinator. In all, they had served the...

Virginia airline founder charged with fraud, tax evasion

May. 22, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The leader of an ill-fated effort to revive the People Express airline has been indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges. The Daily Press reports Michael D. Morisi was arrested Tuesday, accused of defrauding creditors of nearly $448,000. An indictment says he used most of the...

Newspaper: Blacks charged more often with disorderly conduct

May. 17, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia newspaper has found that more than half of the state's disorderly conduct charges were filed against black men and women. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Thursday that more than 2,500 disorderly conduct charges were filed by police in Virginia last year. The...