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After Hearing, Alleged Killer of CEO Asks to Order Pizza

Joshua Danehower 'wanted to reconnect' with wife of Gret Glyer, documents state

(Newser) - A motive may have been established in the shocking murder of a nonprofit CEO at his Virginia home. According to court documents seen by Fox , the man accused of killing Gret Glyer is Glyer's wife's ex-boyfriend and had been seeking to reconnect with her. Court documents state that...

Cops: FedEx Worker Killed Nonprofit Founder as He Slept

Joshua Danehower arrested in murder of Gret Glyer

(Newser) - Police in Virginia are trying to determine the connection between the founder of a charity fundraising website and the FedEx worker accused of murdering him as he slept. The Fairfax County Police Department says Gret Glyer, 32, was shot in his bed at around 3am on June 24, Fox reports....

After Fatally Forgetting His Son in Car, Dad Kills Self

18-month-old was never dropped off at his Virginia daycare

(Newser) - Police say a father in Chesterfield County, Va., took his own life shortly after realizing he'd left his 18-month-old son in his car Tuesday and the child died. At some point in the morning, the man realized he'd left the boy in the car and brought him inside...

Congressional Candidate&#39;s Abortion Remarks Under Fire
Congressional Candidate's
Abortion Remarks Under Fire
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Congressional Candidate's Abortion Remarks Under Fire

Virginia Republican Yesli Vega suggests pregnancy isn't as likely after rape

(Newser) - It hasn't taken long for the question of abortion to surface as a point of controversy in at least one congressional race. Axios has produced audio of Republican candidate Yesli Vega in Virginia suggesting it's plausible that pregnancy isn't as likely after rape. Vega faces Democratic incumbent...

Missing at Sea for 11 Days, Va. Couple Emerges

Yanni Nikopoulos, Dale Jones OK after boat hit stormy weather in Atlantic, knocking out radio

(Newser) - On June 8, Yanni Nikopoulos and Dale Jones set sail from a marina in Hampton, Va., bound for the Azores archipelago in Portugal, then Greece. Five days later, one of Jones' daughters heard from them, and the news wasn't good: They were caught in stormy weather conditions in the...

In Alabama, an Unusual Test of Trump's Influence

Former president initially endorsed Mo Brooks in Senate race, then unendorsed him

(Newser) - A handful of states are holding contests Tuesday at the midpoint of a primary season that has been shaped by former President Trump's effort to influence the GOP, per the AP . Nowhere is that more in evidence than in Alabama, where GOP Rep. Mo Brooks and fellow Republican Katie...

Sitting Near Cliff's Edge, He 'Spontaneously Slumped'

Paul Classen of the Netherlands dies after falling 50 feet near Virginia's McAfee Knob

(Newser) - A Dutch hiker attempting to conquer a portion of the Appalachian Trail has died after falling from a cliff in Virginia. Paul "Grandmaster" Classen, 23, who was known to carry a chess set with him, fell 50 feet from a cliff just north of the iconic 3,200-foot-tall McAfee...

13 Shot at Graduation Parties in Virginia and Texas, 1 Fatally

Gunfire kills 20-year-old after fights break out

(Newser) - More than a dozen people were shot, one fatally, at graduation parties in Virginia and Texas on Friday night. Gunfire erupted during a gathering in central Virginia, about 15 miles south of Richmond, police said Saturday, killing a 20-year-old man and wounding seven other young people. Two separate fights among...

2 Missing Women Were Whisked Over Dam
2 Missing After
River Float Goes Awry

2 Missing After River Float Goes Awry

Women were part of a group whisked over 12-foot dam in Virginia

(Newser) - Crews are searching for two missing women, part of a group of floaters who were whisked over a 12-foot dam in Virginia on Memorial Day. A dozen people on rafts and paddleboards took to the James River from Watkins Landing in Powhatan, intending to reach shore at Robious Landing in...

Millennials, You May Want to Head to This State

Washington ranks first in WalletHub's rankings for most appealing places for the 26-41 set

(Newser) - Whether you call them Generation Y or millennials, the group wedged between Generation X and Generation Z—ie, those born between 1981 and 1996 —has its own particular wants and needs when looking for a place to settle down. WalletHub wanted to figure out the most appealing states for...

Virginia Republicans Take Barnes & Noble to Court

Judge finds probable cause that 2 books are obscene, may bar sale to minors

(Newser) - A judge in Virginia is considering whether to issue a restraining order against Barnes & Noble, after saying there's probable cause that two books it sells are obscene. The request for a restraining order accompanies a lawsuit filed by two Republicans, state Del. Timothy Anderson and congressional candidate Tommy...

Man Buys Home, Finds Out Ancestors Were Slaves There
Man Buys Old Virginia Home,
Makes 'Heart-Wrenching' Find
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Man Buys Old Virginia Home, Makes 'Heart-Wrenching' Find

Frederick Miller discovered that his ancestors had been enslaved there in Virginia

(Newser) - A California resident who bought an old home in southern Virginia looked into its history and discovered that it was a property his ancestors would have been all too familiar with. Fredrick Miller found out the home he bought on a 10 1/2-acre property in Pittsylvania County was once on...

After Girl, 7, Mauled to Death by Dog, 4 Family Members Charged

Olivia Floyd died after Rottweiler attacked her in Va.; grandparents charged with murder

(Newser) - A family tragedy around the horrific death of a 7-year-old Virginia girl has been compounded by the arrests of her grandparents and parents. Earlier this year, WHSV reported on a dog attack in Augusta County, Va., in which Olivia Grace Floyd was killed. Police who arrived at a Waynesboro residence...

Boeing Plans to Move HQ to Virginia

Office will be near the Pentagon, a major customer

(Newser) - Boeing Co., a leading defense contractor and one of the world's two dominant manufacturers of airline planes, is expected to move its headquarters from Chicago to the Washington, DC, area, according to two people familiar with the matter. The decision could be announced as soon as Thursday, according to...

Amazon Plans a Climbable Office Tower
Amazon Receives
OK for Climbable
Office Tower
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Amazon Receives OK for Climbable Office Tower

Building across river from DC will rival Washington Monument on area's skyline

(Newser) - Update: Amazon won local approval Saturday to build a helix-shaped tower to anchor its second headquarters in Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. The vote by the Arlington County Board was unanimous, the AP reports. Board Chair Katie Cristol had said officials sought feedback from residents and worked...

Neighbor's Warning Sign: 'Do Not Buy That House'

Norfolk resident says shoddy work in his own home doesn't bode well

(Newser) - Another unusual tale from the world of Virginia real estate. Earlier this week came the story of the Fairfax home that sold, as is, with two reported squatters in the basement. Now, WAVY reports on another house for sale, this one in Norfolk. The odd thing in this case is...

For Anteater in Tennessee Zoo, a Big Rabies First

Rabies has never been seen in this species before; anteater may have brought it from Va. to Tenn.

(Newser) - A rabies variant not usually seen in Tennessee apparently found its way there via Virginia, and a captive anteater is getting the blame. A CDC report published Friday cites the case of a particular southern tamandua, aka lesser anteater (even fancier name: Tamandua tetradactyla), that may have exposed more than...

Big Names May Show at Depp's Defamation Trial Against Ex

James Franco, Elon Musk among potential witnesses in proceedings against Amber Heard

(Newser) - For Johnny Depp, it's been a "surreal" few years," and that time has been extended for him and Amber Heard as their legal battle continues. The two face off in a trial that starts Monday, this time over a defamation lawsuit brought by the 58-year-old actor against...

Newlyweds Found Dead, and Groom's Brother Is Missing

Collin Rodgers was reportedly staying with his brother and sister-in-law in Virginia Beach

(Newser) - Virginia Beach police are on the lookout for an "endangered" man who may have been living with his newlywed brother and sister-in-law, who were found dead in their apartment on Monday. Talon Rodgers and Alisa Wash, both 23, had been shot to death, according to a Tuesday release , which...

After 350 Years, Tribe Gets Land in Virginia Back

Donors, wildlife conservancy helped return land to the Rappahannock Tribe

(Newser) - A majestic site in eastern Virginia has been returned to the Rappahannock Tribe more than 350 years after they were forced from their ancestral lands by English settlers. Some 465 acres of land was officially returned to the tribe Friday, including a stretch of Rappahannock River frontage known as Fones...

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