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Va. 911 Dispatcher Who Made Facebook Comment Fired

The city of Norfolk has fired a 911 dispatcher who posted a comment on Facebook about a man killed by police.


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McDonnell: All Gifts From Jonnie Williams Returned

All of the thousands of dollars in tangible gifts — including a $6,500 Rolex watch — showered on Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family over the past few years have been returned to a major political donor and business executive, the governor said in an Associated Press interview.


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Jury Recommends Life Sentences for Somali Pirates

A jury has recommended that three Somali pirates be sentenced to life in prison in the slayings of four Americans killed aboard their yacht off the coast of Africa.


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Beach Bacteria Prompts Advisories in Norfolk, Va.

Swimming advisories are in effect at four Ocean View beaches in Norfolk because of high bacteria levels.


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Navy Holds Hearing on Deaths of Divers in Md.

The Navy identified the two sailors on Wednesday who could face formal criminal charges in the drowning deaths of two divers at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore.


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Man Arrested for Crashing Stolen Ambulance in Va.

Norfolk police say no one was injured when a man took an ambulance and crashed it into several other vehicles.


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D.C. and Baltimore Among ‘Drunkest Cities’ in U.S.

The District and Baltimore both made it onto a 2012 list of the ’25 drunkest cities’ in the nation.


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USS Enterprise Carrier Taken Out Of Active Service

The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was retired from active service on Saturday, temporarily reducing the number of carriers in the U.S. fleet to 10 until 2015.


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SUV Towed With Sleeping Va. Toddler Inside

A Virginia Beach toddler left sleeping in an SUV took an unexpected trip when the vehicle was towed to Norfolk.


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Piracy Defendants Blame Navy, FBI For Deaths

Lawyers for three Somali men accused of killing four Americans aboard a yacht claim the deaths resulted from actions by the U.S. Navy and the FBI.





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