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#Virginia

# virginia - Monday 14 August, 2017

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches

Aug 14th 2017, 6:27 PM 19,708 Views 121 Comments

The US President has been criticised strongly after initially stating that there was violence “on many sides”.

'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference
# Virginia
# Virginia

'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference

Aug 14th 2017, 7:57 AM 42,788 Views 183 Comments

Jason Kessler had barely begun speaking before protesters began shouting over him.

# virginia - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'
# Virginia
# Virginia

Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'

Aug 13th 2017, 3:39 PM 20,980 Views 108 Comments

There were widespread scenes of violence yesterday in the Virgina city as white supremacist and nationalist demonstrations clashed with counter-protesters.

# virginia - Saturday 12 August, 2017

One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia

Aug 12th 2017, 9:45 PM 46,016 Views 205 Comments

There were violent altercations today in the small city as demonstrators and counter-demonstrators clashed.

# virginia - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US

Jul 5th 2017, 10:51 PM 29,445 Views 73 Comments

William Morva was convicted of killing a police officer and a prison guard.

# virginia - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Trump says Republican who was shot yesterday is 'in some trouble'
# Steve Scalise
# Steve Scalise

Trump says Republican who was shot yesterday is 'in some trouble'

Jun 15th 2017, 7:33 PM 21,976 Views 38 Comments

Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was shot and wounded at a Republican charity baseball game yesterday.

# virginia - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Republican congressman shot at baseball game 'remains in critical condition' tonight
# Virginia
# Virginia

Republican congressman shot at baseball game 'remains in critical condition' tonight

Jun 14th 2017, 9:14 PM 45,653 Views 108 Comments

Five people were shot by gunman James Hodgkinson, who also lost his life, during the incident.

Bernie Sanders says suspect who shot Republicans volunteered on his campaign
# Virginia Shooting
# Virginia Shooting

Bernie Sanders says suspect who shot Republicans volunteered on his campaign

Jun 14th 2017, 6:23 PM 14,517 Views 42 Comments

“Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society,” Senator Sanders told Capitol Hill.

# virginia - Saturday 1 October, 2016

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'Trump supporters think they're going to shock the world'
# Read Me
# Read Me

An Irish view of a Swing State: 'Trump supporters think they're going to shock the world'

Oct 1st 2016, 7:30 PM 212 Views 50 Comments

David Kenny gives a snapshot from the swing state of Virginia where there is “a lot of enthusiasm for a Donald Trump presidency”.

# virginia - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism
# Roanoke
# Roanoke

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism

Aug 23rd 2016, 7:01 PM 10,289 Views 34 Comments

Authorities said a man is currently being held without bond at a jail in Roanoke.

# virginia - Friday 5 August, 2016

Jury recommends two-and-a-half year sentence for police officer who killed unarmed black man
# Virginia
# Virginia

Jury recommends two-and-a-half year sentence for police officer who killed unarmed black man

Aug 5th 2016, 8:18 AM 16,800 Views 84 Comments

The ex-officer, Stephen Rankin, shot 18-year-old William Chapman in the face and chest outside a Wal-Mart store last year.

# virginia - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency
# Tim Kaine
# Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 25,204 Views 62 Comments

Virginia senator Tim Kaine is seen as a popular centrist choice for a brutal electoral campaign.

# virginia - Monday 30 May, 2016

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse
# Navan
# Navan

Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse

May 30th 2016, 5:58 PM 14,356 Views 32 Comments

The 75-year-old collapsed in Navan on Friday afternoon.

# virginia - Friday 8 April, 2016

Man wrongfully convicted of murder to be released after 33 years in prison
# Virginia
# Virginia

Man wrongfully convicted of murder to be released after 33 years in prison

Apr 8th 2016, 3:00 PM 26,280 Views 51 Comments

Keith Harward was acquitted with the help of DNA evidence after spending over three decades in prison.

# virginia - Friday 1 April, 2016

CIA accidentally left explosive material under school bus
# Canine Training
# Canine Training

CIA accidentally left explosive material under school bus

Apr 1st 2016, 9:34 PM 10,879 Views 9 Comments

It was left behind after a training exercise.

# virginia - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Suspect shot dead after opening fire at bus station
# Virginia
# Virginia

Suspect shot dead after opening fire at bus station

Mar 31st 2016, 10:21 PM 18,450 Views 15 Comments

A state trooper has life-threatening injuries while civilians have also been taken to hospital.

# virginia - Sunday 28 February, 2016

US police officer shot dead on her first shift
# Virginia
# Virginia

US police officer shot dead on her first shift

Feb 28th 2016, 5:01 PM 38,369 Views 41 Comments

Officer Ashley Guindon was sworn in on Friday.

# virginia - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Powerful storm rips across US coast, leaving child (2) among four dead
# Virginia
# Virginia

Powerful storm rips across US coast, leaving child (2) among four dead

Feb 25th 2016, 7:36 AM 8,849 Views 1 Comment

A state of emergency has been declared in Virginia as the two-day death toll from the storm rises to seven.

# virginia - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Cavan courthouse cleared as bomb squad inspects suspect device
# Virginia
# Virginia

Cavan courthouse cleared as bomb squad inspects suspect device

Feb 9th 2016, 2:28 PM 15,999 Views 43 Comments

Virginia Main Street was closed for several hours after the morning alert.

# virginia - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

16 of the most Cavan things that have ever happened
# The Breffni
From The Daily Edge
# The Breffni

16 of the most Cavan things that have ever happened

Jan 27th 2016, 9:30 PM 43,583 Views 8 Comments

Cavan now so ya are.

# virginia - Saturday 23 January, 2016

After 70 years apart, D-Day veteran and wartime sweetheart to reunite
# Old Flames
# Old Flames

After 70 years apart, D-Day veteran and wartime sweetheart to reunite

Jan 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM 21,452 Views 17 Comments

10,000 miles and seven decades are not enough to keep them away from each other, apparently.

# virginia - Monday 18 January, 2016

Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van
# Cavan
# Cavan

Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van

Jan 18th 2016, 11:10 AM 13,558 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened in Cavan shortly after 7am this morning.

# virginia - Friday 18 December, 2015

Schools shut down in Virginia district after outrage over Islamic calligraphy lesson
# Virginia
# Virginia

Schools shut down in Virginia district after outrage over Islamic calligraphy lesson

Dec 18th 2015, 9:26 PM 21,873 Views 62 Comments

An assignment given to students in one school involved copying a Muslim statement of faith in Arabic.

# virginia - Monday 7 December, 2015

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"
# Concealed Carry
# Concealed Carry

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"

Dec 7th 2015, 8:36 PM 19,390 Views 35 Comments

His comments were rebuked by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as “rash and repugnant”.

# virginia - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Two men stole a car with a child still in it, dropped the child to school, then escaped
# Conscientious
# Conscientious

Two men stole a car with a child still in it, dropped the child to school, then escaped

Nov 18th 2015, 10:20 PM 31,568 Views 15 Comments

As you do.

# virginia - Thursday 12 November, 2015

WATCH: US police use stun gun on black man outside hospital, an hour before his death
# Linwood Lambert
# Linwood Lambert

WATCH: US police use stun gun on black man outside hospital, an hour before his death

Nov 12th 2015, 11:57 PM 24,099 Views 71 Comments

Linwood Lambert’s family’s lawyer: ‘Anyone who watches this would not think it is outrageous to suggest that what these police officers did was tantamount to murder.’

# virginia - Friday 2 October, 2015

"Let's get this over with" - multiple murderer's final words before Virginia execution
# Alfredo Prieto
# Alfredo Prieto

"Let's get this over with" - multiple murderer's final words before Virginia execution

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:56 AM 18,920 Views 30 Comments

Alfredo Prieto was executed late last night, as last minute appeals were rejected.

# virginia - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan
# Virginia
# Virginia

Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan

Sep 30th 2015, 9:14 PM 18,965 Views 6 Comments

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

# virginia - Friday 25 September, 2015

American teacher suspended for using offensive word during class discussion of racist terms
# Virginia
# Virginia

American teacher suspended for using offensive word during class discussion of racist terms

Sep 25th 2015, 4:36 PM 18,735 Views 65 Comments

Lynne Pierce was teaching an advanced placement history class in which her students were discussing racist and derogatory terms.

# virginia - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack
# Wdbj Shooting
# Wdbj Shooting

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack

Aug 29th 2015, 3:30 PM 21,036 Views 6 Comments

Vicki Gardner was wounded as she fell to the ground after hearing the first shots.

# virginia - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Killed reporter's last message to her boyfriend: 'Good night sweet boy'
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Killed reporter's last message to her boyfriend: 'Good night sweet boy'

Aug 27th 2015, 6:30 PM 28,471 Views 64 Comments

The shooter’s family have said their thoughts and prayers were with the victims’ families.

Everything we know about Virginia shooter Vester Lee Flanagan
# Wdbj Shooting
# Wdbj Shooting

Everything we know about Virginia shooter Vester Lee Flanagan

Aug 27th 2015, 7:15 AM 39,832 Views 71 Comments

“This gentleman was disturbed at the way things had turned out at some point in his life. Things were spiralling out of control.”

# virginia - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

'We are heartbroken': Tributes pour in for journalists killed live on air
# Adam Ward
# Adam Ward

'We are heartbroken': Tributes pour in for journalists killed live on air

Aug 26th 2015, 11:35 PM 128,109 Views 186 Comments

The alleged shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said the Charleston shooting in June led him to buy a gun.

# virginia - Thursday 11 June, 2015

American teen faces 15 years in jail for running notorious ISIS Twitter account
# Virginia
# Virginia

American teen faces 15 years in jail for running notorious ISIS Twitter account

Jun 11th 2015, 11:58 PM 14,149 Views 28 Comments

Ali Shukri Amin also arranged for another teenager to travel to Syria.

# virginia - Friday 22 May, 2015

Former DIT lecturer turned politician admits affair with secretary in bizarre photo shoot
# Surreal Scandal
# Surreal Scandal

Former DIT lecturer turned politician admits affair with secretary in bizarre photo shoot

May 22nd 2015, 11:53 PM 44,197 Views 14 Comments

“Fightin’” Joe Morrissey was jailed after claims he had sex with a 17-year-old. Now they plan to get married…

# virginia - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown

Mar 31st 2015, 3:18 PM 8,739 Views 12 Comments

The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.

# virginia - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Shopper 'mistakenly drops' cocaine while in the supermarket
# Helpful Chaps
# Helpful Chaps

Shopper 'mistakenly drops' cocaine while in the supermarket

Feb 18th 2015, 5:30 PM 21,318 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred at Super Dollar in the State of Virginia.

# virginia - Friday 23 January, 2015

Man due in court over hit and run that left pedestrian seriously injured
# Virginia
# Virginia

Man due in court over hit and run that left pedestrian seriously injured

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:15 AM 8,440 Views 0 Comments

A car has also been seized as part of the investigation.

# virginia - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Teenager asked to leave prom after dads complain she would give sons 'impure thoughts'
# Dressed Down
# Dressed Down

Teenager asked to leave prom after dads complain she would give sons 'impure thoughts'

May 14th 2014, 10:46 PM 50,926 Views 86 Comments

The girl says that her dress complied with the “fingertip rule”, but she was still asked to leave.

# virginia - Sunday 11 May, 2014

US hot air balloon tragedy: Two bodies found in search
# Virginia
# Virginia

US hot air balloon tragedy: Two bodies found in search

May 11th 2014, 7:35 AM 14,834 Views 4 Comments

Witnesses watched as the balloon caught fire after hitting a power line as it was coming down to land. They said they heard screams from the balloon’s occupants.