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  1. Woman pleads guilty to fraud scheme involving faked deathRead the original story

    Monday Feb 12 | NBC29

    A Virginia woman who faked her own death in connection with an elaborate fraud scheme has been sentenced to four years in prison. Fifty-year-old Alexandra Hatcher of Portsmouth pleaded guilty last year in federal court in Newport News.

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  2. Virginia state prosecutor charged with assault and batteryRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 10 | NBC29

    A Virginia state prosecutor has been fired after he was accused of hitting a co-working and pulling a gun on her. The newspaper reports that the woman, who is a paralegal for the Norfolk commonwealth's attorney, took out a charge with the Newport News Magistrate on Feb. 3, accusing Haugh of pointing a gun at her.

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  3. Poll: Virginia Voters Support Marijuana Reform, Medicaid Expansion CompromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | NBC29

    New polling information by the Christopher Newport University's Wason Center shows Virginia voters are in favor of decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana. According to the center, this viewpoint is shared across demographic and partisan categories, however the lowest level of support is among Republicans.

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  4. Man sought in deaths of 2 in Virginia surrenders in TexasRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 1 | NBC29

    A Texas sheriff says a 32-year-old man facing two first-degree murder counts in the deaths of two people in Virginia has surrendered to authorities. Lynn County Sheriff Abraham Vega said Thursday that Amos Jacob Arroyo was taken into custody a day earlier at a convenience store in O'Donnell, south of Lubbock in West Texas.

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  5. Domino's Pizza offers reward after delivery driver was shotRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 30 | NBC29

    Police say Domino's Pizza is offering a $2,500 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the person who shot a delivery driver in Virginia. Police tell The Daily Press that the driver was shot in Newport News last week and suffered gunshot wounds to his chest and back.

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  6. Local governments in Virginia oppose cell tower billRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 30 | NBC29

    Several local governments are pushing back against legislation that would lessen their say in approving or disproving new cell phone towers.

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  7. Teen student shot at bus stop recovering in VirginiaRead the original story

    Monday Jan 29 | NBC29

    Newport News police spokesman Randal Bailey tells the Daily Press the 15-year-old boy was standing at the bus stop Monday morning when someone in a red SUV started shooting. Police tell WVEC-TV that arriving officers found the boy with a gunshot wound to his leg.

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  8. Lawmaker: No more name drawings to break a tieRead the original story

    Monday Jan 22 | NBC29

    A state lawmaker wants Virginia to stop drawing names from a bowl to break a tie in a recount vote. Del. Marcia Price has called for holding a special election instead.

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  9. Fight for Virginia House continues with court hearingRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 | NBC29

    A legal fight over a closely contested House seat is set for a hearing in federal court Friday. It comes a day after a GOP candidate won a different seat when his name was drawn from a bowl.

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  10. Luck of the draw helps Republicans hold Virginia HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | NBC29

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Republican incumbent state Del. David Yancey walks with campaign manager Gretchen Heal outside the Newport News Courthouse in Newport News, Va.

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  11. The Latest: After losing drawing, Democrat weighs optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | NBC29

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Republican incumbent state Del. David Yancey walks with campaign manager Gretchen Heal outside the Newport News Courthouse in Newport News, Va.

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  12. Virginia Republican's name drawn from bowl, giving him winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | NBC29

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Republican incumbent state Del. David Yancey walks with campaign manager Gretchen Heal outside the Newport News Courthouse in Newport News, Va.

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  13. Officials to draw name from bowl to decide election winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | NBC29

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Republican incumbent state Del. David Yancey walks with campaign manager Gretchen Heal outside the Newport News Courthouse in Newport News, Va.

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  14. Name to be drawn from a bowl to determine election winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | NBC29

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Republican incumbent state Del. David Yancey walks with campaign manager Gretchen Heal outside the Newport News Courthouse in Newport News, Va.

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  15. The Latest: Incumbent won't promise to accept drawingRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | NBC29

    The Latest on a three-judge panel refusing to reconsider a decision that stripped the Democratic candidate of an apparent victory in a Virginia House race : The Republican candidate in a tied Virginia House race says he isn't promising to accept the results of a drawing to determine the winner as the final say. Republican incumbent David Yancey said Wednesday that he would not agree to such a promise, as suggested by his Democratic opponent, Shelly Simonds earlier in the day.

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  16. Judges deny Democrats' request to undo recount decisionRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | NBC29

    A three-judge panel has rejected a request to reconsider its ruling on a recount in an election that could determine partisan control of the Virginia House. The panel on Wednesday denied Democrat Shelly Simonds' request to undo its decision to strip her of a one-vote victory she won after a dramatic recount of November's election.

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  17. Virginia State Police Issue Senior Alert for Missing Newport News ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | NBC29

    The Virginia State Police has issued a senior alert on behalf of the Newport News Police Department on 01/01/2018 at 0513 hours. The Newport News Police Department is looking for Gerald Hamilton Adams, a white male, 81 years old, height 5' 9", weight 160 lbs., with hazel eyes, gray hair, and a thick gray beard.

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  18. The Latest: Election officials to pick House winner Jan. 4Read the original story

    Dec 29, 2017 | NBC29

    The Latest on a hotly contested race that could determine the balance of power in Virginia House of Delegates : Virginia elections officials have set next Thursday as the day they will pick the winner in a bitterly contested race that could decide the balance of power in the Virginia House of Delegates. The board announced Friday that it will meet that day to randomly draw the name of the winner in the Newport News-based 94th District, barring any intervention from a recount court.

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  19. Democrat files arguments against tied vote in crucial raceRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 | NBC29

    A Virginia House candidate has asked a court to reconsider a decision that stripped her of a victory and may help Republicans maintain control of the chamber. Democrat Shelly Simonds filed her request with a three-judge panel in a Newport News court on Tuesday, when the court was still closed for the holidays.

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  20. The Latest: Officials delay breaking tie in Virginia raceRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2017 | NBC29

    Election officials say they've postponed their plan to break a tie in a Virginia House race that could decide party control of the chamber. Elections Commissioner Edgardo Cortes confirmed the postponement Tuesday in an email to The Associated Press.

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