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Officer fired over Rittenhouse donation wants his job back

Nov. 30, 2021 13:12 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia police officer who was fired after donating to a defense fund for Kyle Rittenhouse wants his job back now that a Wisconsin jury acquitted the young man of murder during protests against police brutality last year. Norfolk officials...

Changing prisoner count could boost cities' political power

Nov. 28, 2021 12:09 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s urban centers could gain more political power under a new state policy that changes how prisoners are counted when it comes to drawing maps for congressional and legislative districts. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Sunday that...

Old Dominion beats Charlotte, 56-34, to become bowl eligible

Nov. 27, 2021 18:21 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Hayden Wolff threw three touchdown passes to Ali Jennings III and Old Dominion saw a 21-point lead evaporate in the fourth quarter only to rally for a 56-34 win over Charlotte in the regular season finale Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time in six...

CEO explains why Port of Virginia is running so smoothly

Nov. 27, 2021 12:30 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ports in California have been making headlines for their delays and supply chain backups. But the Port of Virginia has been running smoothly and outperforming other major ports on East Coast. Virginia Port Authority CEO and Executive Director...

Long's buzzer-beater lifts Old Dominion over Longwood 62-61

Nov. 26, 2021 19:58 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Mekhi Long sank a jumper as time expired to lift Old Dominion to a 62-61 victory over Longwood on Friday. Long finished with 16 points, six rebounds and four blocks to lead the Monarchs (3-4), while C.J. Keyser scored 12. Justin...

Professor who wrote about adults attracted to minors resigns

Nov. 24, 2021 21:40 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A university professor in Virginia announced Wednesday they will resign in the wake of threats made over their recently published book, which includes interviews of more than 40 adults who are sexually attracted to minors. The book argues that...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 22:29 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Hampton Roads 53, Portsmouth Christian 30 Legacy Charter, S.C. 71, Word of Life 35 Norfolk Academy 40, Broadwater Academy 18 ___ Some high school basketball scores...

Hawkins scores 16 to lead Norfolk St. over Regent 95-20

Nov. 23, 2021 22:11 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jalen Hawkins had 16 points off the bench to lift Norfolk State to a 95-20 win over Regent on Tuesday night. Dana Tate Jr. had 13 points for Norfolk State (6-1), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Joe Bryant Jr. added 13 points and six...

Pennsylvania man sentenced to prison in infant son's death

Nov. 23, 2021 13:24 PM EST

CURRITUCK, N.C. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to at least five years in prison after pleading guilty in the 2018 death of his 5-month-old son while his family was vacationing in North Carolina, officials said. At a Nov. 15 hearing in Currituck County...

Town sets goal to raise $200,000 to gain more funds

Nov. 21, 2021 10:59 AM EST

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — In the 1970s, a group of people in Neligh began a foundation to help raise funds to support the town. It was called the Neligh Area Community Foundation. Over time, that morphed into the Neligh Area Community Fund, which is run by a committee of...