Articles tagged with: Virginia

24 November 2014

UVA suspends fraternities after rape report

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Charlottesville, Va. --- The University of Virginia has suspended all fraternities on campus until January, as allegations surface of gang-rapes at frat parties. University President Teresa Sullivan ...

28 October 2014

Private spaceship bound for space station explodes on launch

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Island, Va. --- (NBC News) A private spaceship bound for the International Space Station exploded shortly after launch on Tuesday. Orbital Sciences' unmanned Cygnus spacecraft exploded as it blaste ...

06 October 2014

Marriage bans fall

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(NBC News)  The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear cases from five states which were seeking a same-sex marriage ban.That means same-sex couples can now get married in Indiana, Oklahom ...

23 September 2014

Teacher accused of biting toddler

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Prince William County, Va. --- A teacher at a Goddard School location in Prince William County, Virginia, was arrested along with the center's owner following allegations that the teacher bit a todd ...

18 September 2014

Text detector in the making

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Va. --- Texting drivers beware; a Virginia company is working on a police radar that can detect when a driver is texting.Comsonic says the device picks up radio frequencies emitted from a cell phone ...

20 August 2014

Caught on cam: air mail?

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Atlanta, Ga. --- (WXIA)  An Atlanta, Georgia mail carrier is facing disciplinary action after being caught tossing a fragile package onto a balcony.The cameras show the mail carrier stopping part w ...

10 July 2014

Police drop plan to take graphic photos of teen as evidence in sexting case

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Va. --- (NBC News) Police say that they will no longer be pursuing efforts to take sexually explicit photos of the Virginia teen accused in a sexting case.Prosecutors in Prince William County had to ...

02 May 2014

8-year-old Richmond boy killed trying to save sister from rapist

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Richmond, Va. -- (WWBT) - Richmond Police have a warrant for the arrest of a teen in connection with a brutal South Richmond murder and rape.  Sources say the teen is being evaluated at the Tucker ...

05 March 2014

Teen paralyzed in "Snow Challenge"

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Charleston, Va. -- (WVVA)  A Bluefield teen continues to recover in a Charleston, West Virginia hospital after tragically breaking her neck while attempting a stunt made popular on social media. Sa ...