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  1. Former Gova s Son, Robert McDonnell, Charged With DUI In Va. BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police say 23-year-old Robert Ryan McDonnell was arrested in the Sandbridge section of Virginia Beach early Thursday morning. Police say he refused a sobriety test and is not currently in custody.

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  2. Special prosecutor: Va. Beach mayor probe could take monthsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A special prosecutor says an investigation into whether Virginia Beach's mayor broke any laws likely will last several months. Michael Doucette, a commonwealth's attorney in Lynchburg, was appointed last month to review votes cast by Mayor Will Sessoms involving clients of a bank where Sessoms is a division president.

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  3. Framework set for Va. Beach arena dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia Beach's City Council has approved the framework for an agreement to build an oceanfront arena that could accommodate a professional sports team. The city says in a news release that the council unanimously approved a non-binding agreement called a term sheet Tuesday night.

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  4. Police: No 3rd suspect in Va. robbery, shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia Beach police say only two people were involved in a bank robbery and shooting that injured a state trooper. Police initially said they were searching for a third suspect following the robbery last Friday at a Wells Fargo Bank.

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  5. Police Arrest 2 After Robbery, Trooper ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police arrested two men and were searching for a third after a bank robbery and shooting that injured a state trooper in Virginia Beach. City police spokeswoman Tonya Borman says 41-year-old John Anthony Lewis was apprehended early Saturday.

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  6. Va. trooper grazed by bullet during pursuitRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia State Police say a trooper was grazed by a bullet fired from a vehicle during a traffic stop in Virginia Beach. Sgt. Michele Anaya says the trooper was checking an abandoned vehicle when an SUV sped past shortly before 10 a.m. Friday.

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  7. Va. man sentenced in ID theft, tax return schemeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Norfolk man has been sentenced to four years and six months in federal prison for a scheme that used the stolen identification records of inmates to file false federal income tax returns. Twenty-seven-year-old Donte Demus was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Norfolk for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.

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  8. 3rd trial set for suspect in Eastern Shore arsonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    TV reports that Tonya Bundick's third trial will be held Dec. 15 in Virginia Beach. The trial was moved from Accomack County because of difficulty finding impartial jurors in the county.

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  9. Virginia Beach doctor sentenced for loan fraudRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Jameel was accused of misrepresenting his medical career and his business' nature and status to obtain mortgage loans from two banks and a car loan from a credit union. U.S. Attorney Dana Boente says the 52-year-old doctor later defaulted on all of the loans.

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  10. Kathleen Morelli found this pearl in a clam at a clam shack in Virginia.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Virginia Beach woman who picked up a couple bags of clams from a seafood shack was shocked when she discovered a rare, purple pearl inside one of the clam shells. "I bit down on it and I pulled it out and said, 'Look at this,'" Kathleen Morelli told the Delmarva Daily Times.

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  11. Va. sees fewest holiday traffic deaths since '92Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia State Police say the state recorded its smallest number of Thanksgiving weekend traffic fatalities in more than two decades. Five people died during the holiday reporting period, which began at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday and ended at midnight Sunday.

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  12. Whale found stranded in Virginia Beach euthanizedRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Team says a dwarf sperm whale that was found stranded along the shore in Virginia Beach.

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  13. AG: Va. Beach lacks zoning authority for bike adsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Herring says the city does not have zoning authority to regulate such signs on bicycles or bicycle trailers using public streets. He didn't express an opinion on whether the city could regulate bicycle ads under its police powers.

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  14. Johnson leads No. 7 Duke past Old Dominion, 82-66Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Ka'Lia Johnson had 18 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds Thursday night, leading No. 7 Duke to an 82-66 victory against Old Dominion.

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  15. Va. Beach reaches tentative arena dealRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia Beach has reached a tentative agreement to build an arena capable of accommodating a professional sports team near the oceanfront. The $200 million arena would be paid for by United States Management LLC with private financing.

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  16. Chesapeake police ID worker killed in accidentRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Officer Kelly O'Sullivan tells media outlets that 47-year-old Nouel Fallejo of Virginia Beach was working on the truck when the accident occurred Tuesday at a business in Chesapeake.

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  17. Special prosecutor to investigate Va. Beach mayorRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate whether Virginia Beach's mayor broke any laws by taking votes that benefited his employer's clients. The Virginian-Pilot has reported that Will Sessoms has taken dozens of votes since 2009 benefiting TowneBank clients.

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  18. Virginia man gets life in prison for child pornRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Virginia Beach man has been sentenced to life in federal prison on multiple counts relating to the production of child pornography. Twenty-seven-year-old Robert Harold Scott Jr. was sentenced Monday in federal court in Norfolk.

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  19. Va. man incompetent for trial on hatchet chargeRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Prosecutors say a Virginia man has been found incompetent to stand trial on charges of bringing a hatchet into a school. The Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney's Office tells media outlets that 25-year-old Kirk Beckwith Cowart will be sent to a state mental health facility.

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  20. Virginia swimming advisories increase in 2014Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Virginian-Pilot says state data show 52 swimming and wading advisories were issued statewide this year, up from 21 in 2013. Dan Horne with the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health says the number of advisories fluctuates from year to year.

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