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  • law Nov 26, 2019

    Governor Scandal Hangs Over Busy Day for Virginia Government

    One of the busiest days on the Virginia legislature’s calendar began under a cloud of suspense Tuesday as Gov. Ralph Northam weighed whether he can continue in the job amid the fallout over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.

  • Los Angeles Nov 21, 2019

    Ex-‘American Idol' Contestant Gets Nearly 4 Years in Prison

    Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Antonella Barba has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for carrying nearly 2 pounds (0.9 kilograms) of fentanyl. Federal authorities in Virginia said Thursday that the 32-year-old New Jersey woman got three years and nine months in federal prison. She pleaded guilty in July to possessing with intent to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl.

  • Miami Oct 27, 2019

    Coast Guard Searching for Missing Boater After Setting Sail for Miami

    NBC affiliate WBTS-TV reports 40-year-old Ryan Hollis left Jamestown, Rhode Island in a 43-foot Beneteau sailing boat. The Carol K. Hollis planned to stop in Norfolk, Virginia where his girlfriend was Friday.

  • Associated Press Sep 6, 2019

    Deadly Dorian Grazes Carolina Coast, Aims for Outer Banks

    Hurricane Dorian sideswiped the Carolinas with shrieking winds, tornadoes and sideways rain Thursday as it closed in for a possible direct hit on the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. At least four deaths in the Southeast were blamed on the storm. Twisters spun off by Dorian peeled away roofs and flipped trailers, and more than 250,000 homes and businesses were left...

  • Miami Jul 10, 2019

    'A Floodier Future': Scientists Say Records Will Be Broken

    The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a “floodier” future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system. A report released Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that sunny day...

  • judge May 17, 2019

    Navy SEAL Gets Year in Brig for Hazing Death of Green Beret

    A U.S. Navy SEAL was sentenced to one year in military prison on Thursday for his role in the 2017 hazing-related death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. Adam Matthews is the first of four U.S. service members to face military court proceedings as well as punishment for the strangulation death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, a...

  • Minnesota Mar 17, 2019

    More Evacuations in Midwest as Floodwaters Head Downstream

    Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees. Heavy rainfall and snowmelt have led to dangerously high water in creeks and rivers across several Midwestern states, with the Missouri River hitting record-high levels in many areas. At least two deaths were blamed on...

  • Minnesota Mar 17, 2019

    2 Dead, 2 Missing in Midwestern Flooding

    Flooding caused by heavy rain and snowmelt is blamed for two deaths in the Midwest, and two others are missing. Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes in Nebraska and Iowa as levees succumbed to the rush of water. Flooding has also been reported in Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on...

  • The Associated Press Feb 6, 2019

    Northam Huddles With Staff Amid Calls to Resign

    Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam met with some of his top administration officials Monday amid calls for him to resign over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook. The image shows one person in blackface and another in a KKK hood and robe. On Friday, Northam said he was in the image but then denied it a day later.

  • NBC Nov 13, 2018

    Ashes of World War II Vet Returned to Treasure Coast Family Three Years After His Death

    Holly McLeod said she never received confirmation of the ashes being received in Virginia and was unable to get in contact with anyone from the company for nearly three years.

  • New York Oct 15, 2018

    Ex-‘American Idol' Competitor Accused of Distributing Heroin

    A former contestant on “American Idol” and “Fear Factor” is accused of distributing heroin.

  • spokesman Sep 12, 2018

    Animals Evacuated From Virginia Ahead of Hurricane Florence

    People aren’t the only ones evacuating to get out of the path of Hurricane Florence.

  • Sep 12, 2018

    Photos: Shelter Animals Arrive in DC Ahead of Florence

    Eight dogs and 18 cats from a shelter in Norfolk, Virginia, have been transported to Washington to make room for pets expected to be displaced by the hurricane.

  • D.C. Sep 12, 2018

    In Simulation, Category 4 Hurricane Devastated East Coast

    Just months ago, disaster planners simulated a Category 4 hurricane strike alarmingly similar to the real-word scenario now unfolding on a dangerously vulnerable stretch of the East Coast. A fictional “Hurricane Cora” barreled into southeast Virginia and up the Chesapeake Bay to strike Washington, D.C., in the narrative created by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Argonne National Laboratory. The...

  • Donald Trump Apr 11, 2018

    Trump and Allies Mull Possible Joint Response in Syria

    Trump administration officials consulted with global allies Tuesday on a possible joint military response to Syria’s alleged poison gas attack, as President Donald Trump canceled a foreign trip in order to manage a crisis that is testing his vow to stand up to Syrian President Bashar Assad. Trump spoke with other world leaders, and other U.S. officials said the U.S.,...

  • Jul 13, 2016

    Brazil Legend Pele Marries Third Wife

    The 75-year-old Pele married businesswoman Marcia Cibele Aoki, aged 50, at a ceremony on Saturday in the resort of Guaruja, near Sao Paulo.

  • Donald Trump Mar 12, 2018

    North Korean Defector Hits Paralympic Ice for South Korea

    The most talked-about athlete in the Paralympics barely plays, but who cares? The diminutive but hard-nosed reserve forward on South Korea’s sled hockey team proudly admits he’s just happy to be here. After all, Choi Kwang Hyouk has come a long way.

  • New York Mar 7, 2018

    Paralyzed Ex-UConn Hoops Player Now a Curling Paralympian

    Steve Emt was rolling himself up a hill to a pie shop in Falmouth, Massachusetts, when the coach of a wheelchair curling team noticed the former UConn basketball player. The shop’s name was Pie in the Sky. An interesting coincidence, Emt thought, when Tony Colacchio approached him and suggested that within a year he could turn Emt into a Paralympic...

  • Miami Oct 6, 2017

    NBC 6 Weekend Football Preview: When Rivals Collide

    Despite a slight scare from Tropical Storm Nate and the fear of yet another possible postponement, one of the best college football rivalry games over the last three decades takes center stage in the state of Florida with the weekend’s football slate. While most of the state will be paying attention to the battle between Miami and Florida State,...

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