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United States: 1 dead, 4 wounded in shooting at hookah lodge in Virginia

One person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting late Friday at a hookah lounge near Virginia Tech’s campus in downtown Blacksburg, police said. Details about what led to the shooting at Melody Hookah Lounge weren’t immediately available, and no arrest was announced. Blacksburg police responded to a report of shots fired […]

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Wandering chicken caught sneaking around security area at the Pentagon

A wandering chicken was caught sneaking around a security area at the Pentagon, a local animal welfare organization said. The loose hen was found near the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Virginia, wrote on social media. “Apparently, the answer to ‘why did the chicken cross the road’ is to […]

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Virginia: Two campus officers shot and killed during active shooting situation in Bridgewater College

Two campus officers were shot and killed Tuesday during an active shooter situation at Bridgewater College in Virginia, according to college spokesperson Logan Bogert. “I can confirm that a campus police officer and a campus safety officer died from gunshot wounds today,” Bogert told reporters. College President David Bushman, in a message on the school’s […]

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Virginia dad’s chocolate milk run turns into $1 million lottery win

A Virginia dad’s chocolate milk run turned into a $1 million windfall. Dennis Willoughby of North Chesterfield went to a local 7-Eleven to buy chocolate milk for his kids when he decided to pick up a scratch-off lottery ticket, Virginia Lottery officials said. The ticket, a $1,000,000 Platinum Jackpot, turned out to be a top […]

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Brian Laundrie look-alike held at gunpoint by U.S. Marshals on Appalachian Trail

A New York man was held at gunpoint by federal authorities mistaking him for Brian Laundrie, the person of interest in the Gabby Petito homicide case, according to the New Yorker.Severin Beckwith and his partner Anna Brettmann, from Ithaca, New York, were at their North Carolina hotel when Marshals burst in with guns drawn while […]

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Texas man who plotted to blow up Amazon data center, shutdown 70% of the internet sentenced to 10 years

A Texas man who plotted to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia is sentenced to federal prison. Seth Aaron Pendley pleaded guilty in June to a malicious attempt to destroy a building with an explosive device and was sentenced to 10 years by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor. He faced a maximum of […]

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Virginia: Drone carrying drugs to prison mistakenly lands outside school

A drug-carrying drone bound for a Virginia prison facility missed its intended target and landed outside a school, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. The drone was carrying a package that contained marijuana, tobacco, cellphones, and a USB‑C to lightning converter, investigators shared. Sheriff’s deputies were called to Brunswick Academy in Lawrenceville at about […]

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Flight attendant tells mom to glue daughter’s facemask to her face after she refused to wear it on flight

A mom claimed that a Southwest Airlines flight attendant told her to glue her two-year-old daughter’s mask to her face when the child refused to wear it on a flight from Florida to Virginia. Ali Cleek, was traveling from Orlando to Norfolk, Virginia, last week when her daughter, Drew, started crying and refused to keep […]

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‘Skin Peeled Off’: Man has rare reaction to Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine

A 74-year-old Virginia man had a rare skin reaction to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine – his skin peeled off. Four days after Richard Terrell got his vaccination he developed red itchy rashes covering most of his body. ‘It all happened so fast. My skin peeled off,’ Terrell told WRIC. By March 19, he sought […]

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US restaurant who survived pandemic on donations is now offering free meals with no conditions

A 16-year-old restaurant who survived the pandemic with donations has begun a free meal initiative to feed the community. Anyone can walk into the restaurant in Norfolk, Virginia pull a ticket off the “Franks for Friends” bulletin board and exchange it for a menu item. “Maybe Covid hit them really hard, or they’re in between […]

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12-year-old dies after grenade bought at antique mall exploded

A 12-year-old Virginia boy was killed in a grenade explosion, investigators believe was bought from an antique mall in North Carolina. After the incident authorities warned others may have been sold and could also be live. The grenades were thought to be chemically inactive Mk 2 grenades, a style used during World War II, according […]

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Virginia man wins lottery 25 times in same draw

A man from the US state of Virginia has just redefined the meaning of lottery luck. Raymond Harrington won 25 plays in the same Virginia Pick 4 lottery game after purchasing 25 identical tickets each worth $1. Each of these tickets had the exact same four digit combination of 4-6-4-0. Raymond won a total of US$ […]