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  1. Marching bands battle at 2017 Powhatan Fall ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | WTVR Richmond

    Some of our area's best young musicians took part in one of the largest marching band competitions in Virginia Saturday evening at Powhatan High School. "It's when really the best of the best all over this region come together and they compete and see ho takes home the trophies," Frances Elwood said.

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  2. Standoff ends when suspect shoots self in PowhatanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | WTVR Richmond

    Sources told Crime Insider Jon Burkett that a man shot himself in the stomach after a standoff with deputies in Powhatan County Saturday evening. t happened just before 7 p.m. in the 2200 block of Judes Ferry Road not far from Powhatan High School.

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  3. Lockdown lifted after shots fired report near two Powhatan schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Powhatan High and Flat Rock Elementary School were placed on lockdown. School officials said the shots fired report did not occur on school grounds, only near the vicinity of the schools.

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  4. Parents concerned after 'vague' threat at Powhatan High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    An added law enforcement presence might be visible at Powhatan High School Thursday after a threat was made against the school via social media. In an email to parents, Powhatan High School Principal Mike Massa said the school received a "vague" threat aimed at the school.

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  5. Deputies ID man killed during domestic shooting at Powhatan body shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Deputies have released the name of the man fatally shot at an auto body shop in Powhatan County Monday night. The shooting happened at Murphy's body shop, located at 3776 Anderson Highway, Crime Insider sources told WTVR CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett.

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  6. Cooper's 3 TDs lead 9th ranked Freeman past Midlothian 41-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Korey Cooper had 125 yards rushing and three touchdowns as Douglas Freeman raced past Midlothian 41-21 in week one of Final Score Friday. Rebels quarterback Jack Pollard connected with Liam Simpson on a 65 yard touchdown pass in the 2nd quarter, part of 186 yards passing on the night for Pollard.

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  7. CodeRVA Regional High School opens in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    CodeRVA Regional High School, a new computer science based school in Richmond, had a ceremonial ribbon cutting Tuesday. More than 90 ninth and tenth grade student from around the region will attend the school in its first year.

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  8. Slain trooper honored at Richmond Community Police Appreciation DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Community members showed up in numbers to a popular restaurant in the Fan District to help support the family of a fallen hero. Home Team Grill on West Main Street hosted the 3rd annual Richmond Community Police Appreciation Day from noon to four Saturday afternoon.

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  9. Weekend Events: Jammin' in July, Mamma Mia & In The HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Friday, July 21 from 5:30 to 8 p.m at the Bon Secours Sarah Garland Jones Center, 2600 Nine Mile Road. This free community event to celebrate the new center and the East End Community.

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  10. The Metro Richmond Police Emerald SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. - The Metro Richmond Police Emerald Society is an organization that helps provide assistance to the survivors of any law enforcement officer that is killed or seriously injured in the line of duty.

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  11. Man accused of killing Virginia State Trooper could face death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    The man accused of killing Virginia State Police Trooper Mike Walter was arraigned on a Capital Murder charge Thursday morning in Richmond. "Killing a law enforcement officer for the purpose of interfering with his or her duties qualifies a homicide for prosecution as capital murder," explained Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney Mike Herring.

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  12. Trooper Walter's accused killer now charged with Capital MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Ball shot and killed the Virginia State Police special agent after Trooper Walter approached the car where Ball in Richmond's Mosby Court community the evening of Friday, May 26, 2017, according to police. A search warrant affidavit stated, the driver of the car was in the driver's seat of a Chevrolet sedan on Redd Street in the city of Richmond when he was approached by two police officers.

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  13. Police ID man killed after striking deer with motorcycle in PowhatanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Virginia State Police have identified the man killed after striking a deer in a Powhatan County motorcycle crash Monday morning. The single-vehicle crash happened at 10:55 a.m. at 2570 Judes Ferry Road, roughly half a mile east of Mill Road.

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  14. Virginia ABC seeks bigger home; is new Squirrels stadium up next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A state agency with a significant footprint near The Diamond is on the hunt for a half million square feet of real estate, potentially making its current home a site for a new baseball stadium. A request for proposals went out Friday for the state Department of General Services, on behalf of the Virginia ABC, to secure larger office and warehouse space for the booze purveyor in the greater Richmond area.

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  15. Powhatan High graduating class raises $1,400 for family of fallen trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    When the Powhatan High School graduating class of 2017 learned that the State Police Special Agent fatally shot in a Richmond housing development on May 26 was a big-hearted county resident, "We knew we had to do something, we had to give back," said student Landon Roberts. So during practice graduation at Powhatan's only high school, 331 graduates each brought up a plain manila envelope when they crossed the stage.

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  16. Concert planned to honor slain trooper, community leader Mike WalterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A concert has been planned to honor Virginia State Police Special Agent Mike Walter who was killed in the line of duty in Richmond's Mosby court. The concert is hosted by Village Vibe and Fine Creek Realty, with all the proceeds going to the Blackhawk Gym, which Walter co-founded and also coached.

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  17. Tributes illustrate slain VSP special agent's lasting legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Hundreds of people paid their respects to Virginia State Police Special Agent Michael Walter who was shot and killed in the line of duty. Hundreds of law enforcement from across the country filled the seats.

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  18. Slain trooper laid to rest: a He had a heart of goldaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Hundreds of people paid their respects to Virginia State Police Special Agent Michael Walter who was shot and killed in the line of duty. "Last Friday night I got the call no police executive wants to get," Col.

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  19. Law enforcement from around nation attend special agent's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Law enforcement from around the country said goodbye to Virginia State Police Special Agent Mike Walter at his funeral at Powhatan High School Saturday afternoon. Sgt. Ed Viera from the Rhode Island State Police traveled 12 hours to attend and called the ceremony the most moving he'd ever witnessed.

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  20. Special agent worked out with friends hours before shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    The American flag was raised 50 feet outside Blackhawk Gym and Wrestling Club Friday, while inside remembrance of the man it honors and who built the Powhatan club. "There are plenty of gyms where you just go to work out but here it's the intensity and behind it Mike cared about every single person," said Blackhawk employee Nelson Sutton.

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