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# virginia - Friday 1 April, 2016

CIA accidentally left explosive material under school bus

It was left behind after a training exercise.

# virginia - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Suspect shot dead after opening fire at bus station

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

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

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

# virginia - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

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

16 of the most Cavan things that have ever happened

Cavan now so ya are.

# virginia - Saturday 23 January, 2016

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

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

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

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"

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

# virginia - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

# virginia - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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

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 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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

Everything we know about Virginia shooter Vester Lee Flanagan

“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

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

# virginia - Friday 22 May, 2015

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

“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

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

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

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'

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

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.

# virginia - Saturday 10 May, 2014

US hot air balloon tragedy: One body recovered, two people still missing

Eyewitnesses said they saw people screaming for help as the balloon’s gondola caught fire.

# virginia - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Meet the couple who won the lottery three times... in one month Inspired By Cadbury

Meet the couple who won the lottery three times... in one month

Here’s how much they collected.

# virginia - Friday 14 February, 2014

Voter-mandated same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

Virginia has become the first state in the south of the US to overturn a public prohibition of same-sex marriage.

# virginia - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Former Virginia Governor forced to hand back Rolex as he's charged with corruption

Once a rising GOP star, Robert McDonnell has been forced to hand over $140,000 in cash and other gifts he received from a pharmaceutical company CEO.

# virginia - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

One dead, one still missing after US Navy helicopter crashes off Norfolk, Virginia

Five personnel were on board the MH 53E Sea Dragon when it came down around 18 nautical miles off the coast.

# virginia - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Column: The tobacco industry promotes a killer product – we should limit all interactions with it

More and more countries are attempting to introduce anti-smoking laws – and the multi-billion euro tobacco industry is responding by launching long, cripplingly expensive legal challenges. Ireland should not let itself by bullied, writes Senator John Crown.

# virginia - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.

# virginia - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mother defends 7-year-old son's KKK Halloween costume USA

Mother defends 7-year-old son's KKK Halloween costume

It’s a family tradition, apparently.

# virginia - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Two charged over €2 million cannabis seizures

Another man who jumped from a roof to escape gardaí in the course of an ‘Operation Nitrogen’ raid in Kerry remains in hospital.

# virginia - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Man abducted in Co Cavan found alive and well

Richard O’Donovan was bundled into a jeep in Virginia yesterday afternoon. He’s now made contact with gardaí

# virginia - Saturday 7 September, 2013

5, 4, 3, 2, 1...NASA launches its latest mission to the Moon

The robotic mission will collect information about the lunar atmosphere and surface to help scientists with their moondust problems.

# virginia - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Fort Hood shooter is seeking death penalty in his own murder trial - lawyer

Lieutenant Colonel Kris Poppe urged a military judge to either prevent Major Nidal Hasan from representing himself at the high-profile trial or allow the court-appointed lawyers tasked with assisting him to be removed from the case.

# virginia - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Post-mortem due on man who died after swimming in lake

The 26-year-old was taken from the water by his friends but was pronounced dead in hospital.

# virginia - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Pics: Only ever flame taken from JFK's grave lands in Ireland for JFK 50

The flame was given to the Irish Naval Service, who will transport it to New Ross aboard the Irish naval vessel LE ORLA.