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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albemarle 52, Charlottesville 14 Amelia County 40, Cumberland 12 Amherst County 36, Rustburg 13 Appomattox 71, Nelson County 0 Atlantic Shores Christian 45, Blue Ridge...

Man found shot to death in Durham was a homicide suspect

Oct. 10, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A man found shot to death inside a car in a Durham, North Carolina, elementary school parking lot has been identified as a suspect in a homicide in Newport News, Virginia. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Newport News police...

Virginia students find social solutions with innovation lab

Oct. 09, 2021 09:09 AM EDT

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (AP) — On a Thursday night inside a place in Newport News called an innovation laboratory, a half-dozen students were learning about United Nations’ goals for transforming the world. The students are spending about a month learning about a variety...

Man wanted for murder in North Carolina captured in Virginia

Oct. 01, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina man wanted for first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend has been apprehended in Virginia, authorities said. Police in Newport News, Virginia, said Travis Jefferson, 27, was taken into custody around 2 p.m. on Thursday....

Christopher Newport University president plans retirement

Sep. 25, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Christopher Newport University has announced that its president will retire in 2022. The rector of the university, Robert Hatten, issued a statement on Friday that President Paul Trible plans to retire in August of 2022 after more than 25 years...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 34, Tennessee, Tenn. 14 Amelia County 63, Bluestone 0 Amherst County 35, Jefferson Forest 13 Appomattox 63, Dan River 12 Atlantic Shores Christian 47, Catholic High...

Court documents: Video shows fight, school shooting

Sep. 23, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Surveillance footage from inside a Virginia high school where two students were shot earlier this week shows a student opening fire in a hallway after a teacher broke up his fight with one of the shooting victims, according to court records. The...

Police: Teen charged in high school shooting that wounded 2

Sep. 21, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A 15-year-old Virginia boy has been charged in a shooting that wounded two fellow students at their high school, police announced Tuesday. Newport News police said in a news release that the teen was charged with two counts of aggravated...

Police: 2 shot at Virginia high school, suspect in custody

Sep. 20, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Two students were wounded in a shooting at a Virginia high school and a suspect is in custody, police said Monday. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the side of his face at Heritage High School and a 17-year-old girl was shot in the leg, Newport...

Aery Aviation plans $15.3M expansion in Newport News

Sep. 14, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Aery Aviation plans to spend $15.3 million to expand its Newport News headquarters, a project that will create 211 new jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. The aerospace company plans a new 60,000-square-foot hangar facility with access...