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Mother’s powerful plea 5 years after Brendon Mackey killed by celebratory gunfire

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — This Fourth of July marks five years since 7-year-old Brendon Mackey was killed by celebratory gunfire. The Chesterfield child collapsed while walking with his father to see the fireworks show at Brandermill’s Sunday Park. 1,252 more words

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Shorts Banned? They'll Wear Skirts Instead!

A group of sixth-form students were sent home for wearing skirts after being banned from wearing shorts in class.

Eckington School in Derbyshire has a dress code of “casual business” which does not permit boys to wear shorts, but girls are allowed to wear skirts. 219 more words

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Residents want property owner held accountable over poor living conditions: ‘They should be arrested’

RICHMOND, Va. — Just minutes after Cheryl Brown sat down with CBS 6 to talk about the problems at her apartment complex, she was taken away in an ambulance. 814 more words

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Petersburg detectives release new details in hopes of solving 13-year-old cold case

PETERSBURG, Va. – It’s been more than a decade since 18-year-old DeAndre Jovon Thomas was shot to death in a Petersburg backyard.

Nearly 13 years later, a new team of detectives have been tasked with trying to finally crack the cold case from October of 2005. 944 more words

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How Henrico is helping woman trafficked to West End motel for sex

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — You could say Brittni Crabill needs Giovanni, as much as Giovanni needs Brittni.

“He knows when I’m upset, he just wants to cuddle,” Crabill said. 749 more words

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