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Virginia bill seeks to track officer-involved shootings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia legislative panel has approved a bill to include statistics on officer-involved shootings in the state’s annual crime report. The Virginian-Pilot reports (bit.ly/1TwSitn) that the Senate Courts of Justice Committee unanimously endorsed Democratic Del. Charniele Herring’s bill on Monday. The bill already won unanimous approval in the House and heads … Continue reading

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James Madison rolls past Drexel 68-45

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Dimitrije Cabarkapa came off the bench to score 14 points and Ron Curry added 12 to lead James Madison to a 68-45 victory over Drexel on Thursday night. The Dukes (15-5, 5-2) have won four straight and are in a four-way tie atop the Colonial Athletic Association. Kazembe Abif scored 15 … Continue reading

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South, East brace for big storm, significant snowfall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The South and East are bracing for a nor’easter at the end of the week with the potential for significant snowfall. The National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center is warning of heavy, “perhaps crippling” snow across the northern mid-Atlantic region, including the Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia metro areas. Prediction center Meteorologist Rich … Continue reading