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Jenkins, Bishop lift Norfolk St over Md-Eastern Shore 62-52

Jan. 18, 2020 9:54 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Tyrese Jenkins came off the bench and scored a career-high 19 points, topping his previous best of six, and Norfolk State defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 62-52 Saturday night. Jermaine Bishop added 17 points with a trio of 3-pointers as he and Jenkins combined to make 7 of the Spartans'...

Health care group pays $2.17M after releasing patients' info

Jan. 9, 2020 5:44 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A health care group based in Virginia has agreed to a settlement of almost $2.2 million after hundreds of patients' health information was wrongfully released. Sentara's settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was one of the largest the agency sought to collect...

Doctor admits to writing fake prescriptions for black market

Jan. 8, 2020 7:19 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia doctor who wrote thousands of fake prescriptions for an infamous black market pharmacy has entered a guilty plea, despite earlier backing out of a plea deal, prosecutors said Wednesday. Lawrence Ryan, 48, backed out of a plea deal last month but then changed his mind and...

Old Dominion beats UAB behind Ezipke's double-double

Jan. 4, 2020 9:47 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Kalu Ezikpe recorded 12 points and 14 rebounds to lift Old Dominion to a 58-52 win over UAB on Saturday night. A.J. Oliver II had 12 points for Old Dominion (6-9, 2-0 Conference USA). Xavier Green added 11 points. Joe Reece had 10 points for the home team. Tyreek Scott-Grayson had 11...

Bryant Jr. leads Norfolk St. over Bethune-Cookman 85-72

Jan. 4, 2020 9:28 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Joe Bryant Jr. had 21 points as Norfolk State beat Bethune-Cookman 85-72 in Saturday night's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Steven Whitley had 18 points and seven assists for Norfolk State (5-11), which led 43-29 at halftime and by as many as 25 points in the...

Lawsuit: Pentagon withholding info from veterans' advocates

Jan. 3, 2020 5:16 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A veterans group said the Pentagon has stopped releasing information that helps former service members to contest less-than-honorable discharges from the military. The Defense Department has been breaking the law since April, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in...

Wade carries Old Dominion past Middle Tennessee 70-60

Jan. 2, 2020 9:31 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jason Wade had a career-high 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Old Dominion topped Middle Tennessee 70-60 in the Conference USA opener on Thursday night. A.J. Oliver II had 19 points for Old Dominion (5-9), Xavier Green added 14 points and Kalu Ezikpe had 12 rebounds. The Monarchs had a...

In this Dec. 16, 2019 photo, Shelia Hargrove, of Richmond, plays gaming machines at Rosie's gaming center in Richmond, Va.  Gambling-related issues are set to be one of the hottest topics at the state Capitol when lawmakers return to the Richmond next month to kick off the 2020 legislative session. Lawmakers will decide whether to legalize online sports betting and whether to regulate betting machines that have proliferated in convenience stores in recent years. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

All bets are on? Virginia weighs legalizing casinos

Jan. 2, 2020 11:26 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Casinos could be coming soon to Virginia, but a brawl over just how many, where they would go, and who would run them is on tap first. Gambling-related issues are set to be one of the hottest topics at the state Capitol when lawmakers return to the Richmond next month to kick off the...

Carver helps Old Dominion snap eight-game skid

Dec. 22, 2019 4:14 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Aaron Carver scored a career-high 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the floor and grabbed 16 rebounds as Old Dominion snapped its eight-game losing streak, rolling past Maryland-Eastern Shore 76-52 on Sunday. A.J. Oliver II had 13 points and seven boards for the Monarchs (4-9). Jason...

In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 photo, Menhaden are stacked in a hold of the Windmill Point menhaden fishing boat at Omega Protein's menhaden processing plant on Cockrell's Creek in Reedville, Va. The Trump Administration is threatening to effectively ban a company that makes fish oil pills from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay over mounting concerns from regulators, governors and environmental groups about overfishing. Earlier this year, the company Omega Protein exceeded harvest limits in the bay by more than 30% on a bony and oily fish called Atlantic menhaden.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Fish oil firm may be barred from fishing in Chesapeake Bay

Dec. 19, 2019 5:48 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Trump Administration is threatening to effectively ban a company that makes fish oil pills from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay over mounting concerns from regulators, governors and environmental groups about overfishing. Earlier this year, the company Omega Protein exceeded harvest...