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Police ID Amtrak Fatal Victim

The 19 year-old male that was struck and killed by an Amtrak train has been identified.

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Earthquake Late Thursday Night In Louisa

A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was registered late Thursday night in Louisa County.

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Suspects In Failed Robbery Identified

Two attempted robbery suspects have been identified after they were beaten and detained by the would-be victims.

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Ivy Fire Station Dedicated

Residents west of the city could see lower insurance rates with the opening of the new Ivy fire station.

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Man Struck And Killed By Amtrak Train In Culpeper

A 19-year-old male was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Thursday morning in Culpeper.

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Taylor Back In Court To Answer To Probation Violation

The suspect in the Alexis Murphy case was in court Thursday, but for another reason

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Group Sets Sights On Olympics In DC

A new group is focusing on getting the Olympic Games to Washington, DC.


Son Of Former DC Mayor Facing Drug Charges

The son of former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is facing DUI and marijuana charges in the Tidewater area.

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MADD Applauds Increased Labor Day Patrols

Police in Virginia and across the country are out in force through the Labor Day weekend looking for drunk drivers as part of the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign.


Survey Finds Distracted Walking Issue For Kids

A new Safe Kids Worldwide survey of more than 34-thousand middle and high school students reveals a dangerous pattern of behavior.

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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

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Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

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This isn't Tsaye Lemar Simpson's first run-in with law enforcement; earlier this year, he was found not guilty for the death of Jarvis Brown.

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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

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UVA Opens ACC Play Saturday At Pitt

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Virginia travels to Pitt to open ACC play, follow the Hoos starting at 10am Saturday morning.

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Local Suspect Wanted In Waynesboro

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Waynesboro Police are looking for a home invasion suspect from Charlottesville.