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Sherod scores 25 to lift Richmond over CS Northridge 90-62

Nov. 17, 2019 7:04 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nick Sherod had 25 points and Grant Golden had a double-double as Richmond easily beat Cal State Northridge 90-62 on Sunday. Sherod made a career-high seven 3-pointers — one shy of the program record — on nine attempts while Golden had 11 points and a career-best tying 12...

James Madison gets 3rd outright CAA title in 4 years

Nov. 16, 2019 7:29 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to help James Madison beat Richmond 48-6 on Saturday night for the Dukes’ third outright Colonial Athletic Association title in four years. James Madison (10-1, 7-0), No. 2 in the FCS coaches’ poll, moved up...

Gustavson’s FT lifts Richmond past Vandy in OT, 93-92

Nov. 14, 2019 10:33 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jacob Gilyard already had six steals, but wasn’t about to take all the credit for the last, and biggest, one. Gilyard came up with a tipped ball, passed ahead to Andre Gustavson and the Spiders beat Vanderbilt 93-92 on Thursday night when Gustavson was fouled and made a free...

Virginia Lyft driver accused of sexually abusing passenger

Nov. 13, 2019 1:44 AM EST

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — A Lyft driver in Virginia is accused of sexually abusing a passenger. Citing a Chesterfield County police statement, news outlets report 51-year-old Robert W. Sauvager has been arrested on charges of aggravated sexual battery and object sexual penetration. Police say the passenger...

Democrats' wins could help bring down Confederate statues

Nov. 12, 2019 10:33 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An army of Confederate monuments dots Virginia's landscape but some of those statues could soon start coming down after Election Day gave Democrats control of the General Assembly for the first time in decades. Members of the new legislative majority say they plan to revive proposals...

Cayo's OT layup lifts Richmond past St. Francis (PA) 100-98

Nov. 8, 2019 9:43 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nathan Cayo scored at the basket in the final minute of overtime to give Richmond the lead and the Spiders held on to beat St. Francis of Pennsylvania, 100-98 in its season opener on Friday night. Deivydas Kuzavas' free throw with 41 seconds left in regulation put the Red Flash in...

Correction: Election 2019-Virginia Legislature story

Nov. 8, 2019 4:53 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about Virginia's elections, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 3.5 million voters cast ballots, twice as many as in 2015. At least 2.3 million voters cast ballots in the state's legislative races in 2019, an increase of more than 50 percent over four years...

Virginia man gets prison for cyberstalking ex-girlfriends

Nov. 8, 2019 9:46 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for cyberstalking his ex-girlfriends and sending nude photos of them to their families, friends and even a church. The Richmond-Times Dispatch reports 23-year-old Satyasurya Sahas Thumma was sentenced Thursday on charges...

The Latest: GOP holds on to Richmond-area Senate seat

Nov. 6, 2019 11:11 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia's elections (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Republicans have held on to a Richmond-area Senate seat as Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant defeated Democratic challenger Del. Debra Rodman in a race dominated by attack ads over gun control and abortion. Dunnavant, an OB-GYN,...

Democrats win full control of Virginia statehouse

Nov. 5, 2019 11:07 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak under President Trump on Tuesday and took full control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades. Suburban voters turned out in big numbers to back Democratic candidates, continuing a trend of once GOP-friendly...