Sgt. Megan Lee Callahan got a fire extinguisher and attempted to put out a fire when authorities said an inmate attacked her.
Sgt Megan Lee Callahan got a fire extinguisher and attempted to put

Officials say inmate killed N.C. corrections officer with fire extinguisher

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Representatives from the Hanover County Sheriff's Office said that the incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. when the two vehicles collided at the intersection of Taylor Road and Taylor Ridge Lane.
Representatives from the Hanover County Sheriffs Office said that the incident happened

Driver killed, passenger hospitalized after two-vehicle crash in western Hanover

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The college ambassadors will be the eyes and ears for police. Their goal is to send a peaceful message to crowds in order to stop any potential violence.
The college ambassadors will be the eyes and ears for police Their

Virginia Beach police prepared for college beach weekend

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A brain tumor caused the 28-year-old former number one tennis player in Canada, and former Virginia Tech tennis star, to lose his ability to walk. Now he is walking to California to shake the hand of the man who he says saved his life.
A brain tumor caused the 28yearold former number one tennis player in

Man inspires in walk from Virginia Beach to California

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For five rounds Hokie hopefuls waited by the phone, but in the sixth round, they finally heard their names called.
For five rounds Hokie hopefuls waited by the phone but in the

Four Hokies taken on final day of NFL Draft

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The ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race was settled in overtime, as Kyle Larson, driver of the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42, took the checkered flag at Richmond International Raceway.
The ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race was settled in overtime as

Larson wins ToyotaCare 250 in overtime at RIR

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The 8News Team is helping by participating in the Walk For Wishes. The fundraiser is being held Saturday, May 6 at Stony Point Fashion Park.
The 8News Team is helping by participating in the Walk For Wishes

International World Wish Day is Saturday

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A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday morning in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said.
A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday morning in the

Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board

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People at the event will be protesting the president’s environmental policies and promoting attention to global warming.
People at the event will be protesting the presidents environmental policies and

Richmond group traveling to Washington D.C. for ‘People’s Climate March’

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A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday,
A North Korean midrange ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday

N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

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Users of the app “Offer Up” should beware of a recent crime in which robbers targeted a victim using the app.
Users of the app Offer Up should beware of a recent crime

Robbers using ‘Offer Up’ app to target victims

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A manhunt is underway as authorities began searching for an escaped inmate who was convicted of trying to kill a police officer.
A manhunt is underway as authorities began searching for an escaped inmate

Manhunt underway in Maryland after inmate escapes

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Hopewell detectives arrested Robert William Neil Seifried, 27, of Hopewell Friday in connection to the robbery of a 7-Eleven Convenience Store that happened early Thursday.
Hopewell detectives arrested Robert William Neil Seifried 27 of Hopewell Friday in

Police: Armed robbery suspect told 7-Eleven clerk he was ‘desperate and in trouble’

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Richmond fire officials are reporting a fire at the city’s PET Dairy Plant on Robin Hood Road.
Richmond fire officials are reporting a fire at the citys PET Dairy

PET Dairy Plant silo catches fire, Richmond crews respond

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Police just released the identity of the man who was killed in the fatal accident Friday night on Richmond's southside.
Police just released the identity of the man who was killed in

Police ID biker fatally struck by car in Southside Richmond

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Behind every great NASCAR driver, there is a supportive owner, an intelligent crew chief, an in-tune pit crew and lastly, a pair of eyes in the sky...
Behind every great NASCAR driver there is a supportive owner an intelligent

NASCAR “spotting” at RIR

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She claims she suffered significant burns from spilled coffee during a flight in January.
She claims she suffered significant burns from spilled coffee during a flight in January

Virginia woman sues airline over spilled coffee

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Chesterfield County Police said the incident happened in the 2500 block of Willis Road around 8:16 p.m.
Chesterfield County Police said the incident happened in the 2500 block of

Pedestrian injured after being hit by car in Chesterfield Co.

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