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Richmond man pleads guilty to second-degree murder committed in Charles City

A Richmond man has entered a guilty plea to the murder of a Charles City man during Friday morning proceedings in Charles City Circuit Court. Antwan Kareem Jackson, 39, of the 1800 block of Keswick Avenue, entered guilty pleas to one count each of second-degree murder, the use of a firearm in commission of a felony (second offense), and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon as part of a plea agreement reached. Jackson had previously asked for a jury trial that was scheduled to take place next week (Sept. 23-24).
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Virginia lawmakers push federal government to take more Fort Monroe land for national monument

Several Virginia lawmakers sent a renewed plea this week to federal officials, trying to get them to take free land. The three Democrats — Rep. Elaine Luria and Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine — say they want to protect the land on Fort Monroe for future generations and unify it with the rest of the fort’s eastern coastline already under the National Park Service. Officials with President ...
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Majority of those who applied for school mask exemption have been approved in Hampton Roads

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The majority of requests for an exemption or “accommodation” from Virginia’s mask mandate in schools have been granted in Hampton Roads. According to information from the school districts of Hampton, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Newport News, more than 400 teachers, staff and students have submitted applications to be allowed to drop the face mask in K-12 schools. The majority of requests have come from Virginia Beach.

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Hampton University announces COVID-19 protocols ahead of 2021 homecoming

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — On Friday, officials at Hampton University announced university-wide COVID-19 protocols that fans must adhere to, both on and off-campus. “While the university originally planned a full schedule of campus events, we have made some adjustments due to the recent rise in Coronavirus (CODVID-19) cases nationwide,” the University said in a press release. “One of the chief responsibilities of Hampton University is to ensure the health and safety of our students and other members of the Hampton Family.”
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‘Devious lick’ TikTok trend reported in local schools

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A viral TikTok trend in which students steal and vandalize items at school has been reported in Hampton Roads. The “devious licks” trend took off on social media earlier this month video when a TikToker posted about stealing a box of face masks from their school. A “devious lick” is slang for basically using illegal or frowned upon methods for personal gain, in this case internet clout.
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Chesapeake parent concerned over crossing guard shortage in the district

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Bus driver shortages, traffic snarling roads around schools and now, a crossing guard shortage. Concerned parents have been bringing these concerns to 10 On Your Side every day since school started. One Chesapeake parent said he is concerned for his children’s safety when they cross the...

French, U.S. submariners seek to reconfirm ties with Norfolk visit, barbeque

The first time the French Navy ventured into Hampton Roads, it turned the tide of the American Revolution. The visit of the submarine Améthyste at Naval Station Norfolk is somewhat more relaxed. The plan is for the USS John Warner to host a barbeque so its crew and the French sailors can get to know each other. There’ll be tours of the French submarine for the Americans, and tours of the ...

Food Truck Tracker: Here’s What Food Trucks in the Area are Doing

HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Several food trucks from the Historic Triangle continue to serve culinary creations throughout the community despite the coronavirus pandemic. From breweries, distilleries, and vineyards, here’s where you can find local food truck operators the weekend of September 17–19. The Black Pearl. Friday: Sly Clyde Ciderworks, 207 East...