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Rolex Passed Among Jurors in Ex-Va. Gov Trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A key witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified that he made a mistake when he bought a Rolex watch for the governor at the first lady's request.

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Concord Man Convicted Of More Than 50 Child Porn Charges Could Spend Life Behind Bars

Campbell County, VA- A Concord man could spend the rest of his life behind bars after a judge found him guilty of more than 50 charges involving child pornography yesterday.Darrell Delp faced a slew of charges in all in connection with child pornography. According to Campbell County Commonwealth's Attorney Paul McAndrews, Delp was convicted of 1 count production of child pornography and 59 counts of production of child pornography second offense. He was also convicted of 10 counts aggravated ...

Lynchburg City Strives To Maintain Handicap Accessibility For Polling Places

Lynchburg, VA- Lynchburg voting officials are taking strides to increase accessibility at city polling places. Lynchburg's Registrar says all city polling places meet handicap accessibility criteria and are kept up to date, but there are still a few areas they want to keep an eye on.One is the new Sandusky Middle School, which has a long walkway. The other is R.S. Payne Elementary School, which has dim lighting.The Registrar says they met with the Lynchburg Electoral Board and Facilities Dire...

Eric Cantor Steps Down as House Majority Leader

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Eric Cantor has used his farewell as House majority leader to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that he says is rife with instability and terror. 

Jury Seated in Georgia Peanut Salmonella Trial

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A jury has been seated to hear the trial of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.

UPDATE: 50-Pound Tortoise Reunited With Owner Video included

UPDATE: The missing tortoise has been reunited with his family.

Virginia, Student Settle ABC Lawsuit for $212,500

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's attorney general says a $212,500 settlement has been reached with a University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer.

Lynchburg Housing Officials Plead With Landlords To Accept Virginian Tenants Video included

Lynchburg, VA - The Virginian apartment building is closing its doors for good at the end of August. If the 40 tenants that need a place to live are still looking, they'll be looking while out on the street.

UPDATE: Home Invasion Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Bedford Co. Video included

UPDATE: The woman's husband told reporter Angela Hatcher the suspect dragged his wife, Melissa Cochran, out of the shower, by her hair, naked into the front yard.  James Cochran said the man entered the home through their basement door.

Trial Continued for Campbell County Man in Connection with Tattooing Young Girls

Campbell Co., VA - The trial for one out of three people charged in connection with tattooing two young girls in Campbell County has been continued.

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  • Area Baseball Scores for Wednesday, July 30

    Area Baseball Scores for Wednesday, July 30

                                                           
    Area Baseball Scores for Wednesday, July 30  Carolina League: Wilmington 4, Lynchburg 2 - Blue Rocks Snap Hillcats' 5-game winning streak Carolina 13, Salem 6 - Mudcats Scored 5 runs in 2nd, 5 runs in 3rd  Appalachian League: Kingsport 8, Danville 3 - Mets win rubber game of the series, beating the D-Braves a second straight night  Pulaski 3, Burlington 2 American Legion Baseball State Tournament: Big Island 12, Roanoke 8 (11) 
  • Lynchburg's Connor Burgess Six Back at State Junior Stroke Play Championship

    Lynchburg's Connor Burgess Six Back at State Junior Stroke Play Championship

                                                
    Williamsburg - Lynchburg's Connor Burgess fired a second-straight even par 72 Wednesday and is tied for sixth entering Thursday's final round of the State Junior Stroke Play Championship at Williamsburg Club.  Burgess is six behind co-leaders Nathan Chuwait of Herndon and Matthew Brittain of Ashburn who both shot 66 in round two. 
  • Blue Rocks Snap Hillcats' 5-Game Win Streak

    Blue Rocks Snap Hillcats' 5-Game Win Streak

                                                        
    Lynchburg - Lynchburg's Will Skinner hit his team-leading 10th home run of the season in the eighth inning, but Wilmington snapped the Hillcats' 5-game winning streak with a 4-2 win Wednesday night at Calvin Falwell Field.  Wilmington broke a scoreless tie and posted all of the runs it would need with one swing of the bat in the second on a three-run double by Jack Lopez.  
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  • Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

    Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:33:22 GMT
    An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected to significantly scale back access to an effective - but expensive - new drug used to treat hepatitis C.
    An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected to significantly scale back access to an effective - but expensive - new drug used to treat hepatitis C.
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:33:00 GMT
    Chicago police say one man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting inside a downtown high-rise office building.
    A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown high-rise office building in Chicago's bustling financial district, police said.
  • Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:28:02 GMT
    Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
    Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the...
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