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Virginia jails struggle to screen inmates, prevent suicide

Sep. 15, 2019 8:45 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Benjamin Wash had a long history of drug addiction and had tried to kill himself at least once before he was booked into the Riverside Regional Jail in Virginia on Nov. 28, 2017. But somehow, he was able to hang himself with a bedsheet two days after he was detained. Wash was one of 51...

No. 25 Virginia barely hangs on, beats Seminoles 31-24

Sep. 15, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia turned the clock back 24 years and the No. 25 Cavaliers handed Florida State another gut-wrenching defeat. The Cavaliers stopped Cam Akers on a final-play run from the 4 on Saturday night and barely hung on for a 31-24 victory that was reminiscent of the one in 1995...

Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie theater

Sep. 14, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in northern Virginia say they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theater that's part of a popular mall. Reports of a shooting had prompted panic and a large police presence Saturday night. But the Arlington County Police Department later tweeted...

Tennessee Tech rides big 2nd quarter to win over UVa-Wise

Sep. 14, 2019 11:02 PM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Gist ran for 94 yards and a touchdown and Tennessee Tech outlasted Division II-member Virginia-Wise 31-14 on Saturday night. The Golden Eagles (2-1) were held out of the end zone except for a 16-minute stretch of the first half in which they scored four touchdowns....

Liberty's Gandy-Golden lights up Buffalo in 35-17 win

Sep. 14, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Antonio Gandy-Golden caught two of Stephen Calvert's four touchdown passes, and Liberty coach Hugh Freeze collected his first win with the Flames in a 35-17 victory over Buffalo on Saturday night. Calvert was 23 of 30 for 325 yards passing, and Gandy-Golden finished with eight...

William & Mary uses quick strikes to down Colgate 38-10

Sep. 14, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Hollis Mathis had a touchdown pass and ran for a score, Owen Wright rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown and William & Mary controlled Colgate from the start in a 38-10 victory Saturday. Hollis led the Tribe (2-1) 80 yards on their opening possession, scoring on a 1-yard run....

Police: No evidence of shooting at Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington, Virginia. Search underway at movie theater.

Sep. 14, 2019 9:19 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Police: No evidence of shooting at Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington, Virginia. Search underway at movie theater.

Cheek throws 5 TD passes, Elon tops Richmond 42-20

Sep. 14, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Davis Cheek threw a career-high five touchdown passes to five different receivers, Shamari Wingard returned a kickoff 96 yards for a score and Elon beat Richmond 42-20 on Saturday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams. Cheek hit Cole Taylor on a 28-yard TD pass on...

Arlington County, Virginia, Office of Emergency Management says possible shooting at mall. Police on scene.

Sep. 14, 2019 9:01 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Arlington County, Virginia, Office of Emergency Management says possible shooting at mall. Police on scene.

DiNucci throws 4 TD passes in James Madison's 63-12 win

Sep. 14, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci matched his career high with four touchdown passes and James Madison rolled past Morgan State 63-12 on Saturday. DiNucci was 18-of-23 passing with 240 yards. After lofting a 9-yard pass over a defender and into the arms of Devin Ravenel for the game's first score he...