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Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer

02 Jun 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims. | Video

Disgruntled city worker kills 12 in Virginia beach resort; suspect also killed

01 Jun 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire with a handgun on co-workers at a municipal building in Virginia on Friday afternoon, killing 12 people and wounding at least four before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said. | Video

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says

22 May 2019

NORFOLK, Va. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday following a three-month inquiry.

Killer of Heather Heyer pleads guilty to hate crimes tied to Virginia riot

28 Mar 2019

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Self-described neo-Nazi James Fields, who was convicted of killing Heather Heyer by ramming his car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in a Virginia college town in 2017, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in his federal hate crimes case. | Video

Virginia political crisis in stalemate after impeachment threat

12 Feb 2019

RICHMOND, Va. The chaos that has swirled around the Virginia statehouse for more than a week showed no signs of waning on Tuesday, one day after a lawmaker backed down from his threat to seek the impeachment of one of three top-ranked Democrats engulfed in scandal.

Virginia Democrats hold fire on impeachment of lieutenant governor

12 Feb 2019

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault, which he denies, but held off on pursuing impeachment, with the Republican speaker of the state House urging restraint. | Video

Virginia Democrats float impeachment against lieutenant governor

11 Feb 2019

RICHMOND, Va., Feb 11 A draft resolution calling for the impeachment of Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, a Democrat, has been circulating among Virginia Democrats over allegations of sexual assault, and might be introduced as soon as Monday.

Virginia official accused of rape will have to resign if allegations are true - governor

11 Feb 2019

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia's embattled governor insisted he would not resign over a racist yearbook photo, but said the state's lieutenant governor would have to step aside if sexual assault allegations against him were found to be true. | Video

Virginia governor appears at funeral as pressure grows on his No. 2

10 Feb 2019

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam made his first public appearance on Saturday since defying calls a week ago to step down over a racist yearbook photograph, as his potential successor, a fellow Democrat, resisted growing pressure to quit over sexual assault allegations.

Trump stokes Democrats' Virginia turmoil as scandal snares Republican

08 Feb 2019

RICHMOND, Va. A firestorm of scandals embroiling Virginia's governor and two fellow Democrats at the top of the state's executive branch spread to the Republican leader of the state Senate on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in to stoke the political crisis. | Video

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