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NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• A 45-person FBI team is painstakingly reconstructing the attack on the Virginia Beach municipal building. "We can't get into his head on the day of the shooting, but we can look at what he did." – The Virginian-Pilot• Family members...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Sen. Rosalyn Dance, D-Petersburg, is one of a few Democrats to embrace Gov. Ralph Northam as she works to fight off a primary challenge from former Del. Joe Morrissey, who famously won reelection from jail. Voters in the heavily...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Funeral services begin today for victims of the Virginia Beach shooting. – Associated Press• Electronic locks throughout the Virginia Beach municipal center slowed and frustrated police as they attempted to respond to the attack last week. At one point they...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• A second survivor of the Virginia Beach shooting has come forward to describe the heroism of Keith Cox, who died trying to save his coworkers. "We said Keith, 'Come on. Come on.’ And Keith said 'No. I gotta make...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Gov. Ralph Northam and other top Democrats plan to stand together today to call for tighter gun safety laws following the mass shooting in Virginia Beach. Several sources said they expect him to call a special session of the...
NEWS TO KNOWUpdates from Virginia Beach:• The gunman, a longtime engineer in the public utilities department, had emailed his resignation and two weeks' notice hours before opening fire on his colleagues. Officials have not commented on the suspected motive behind the shooting. – The Virginian-Pilot• The 12 victims include an engineer who...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• The contested GOP nomination fight between Del. Chris Peace, R-Hanover, and challenger Scott Wyatt, remains entirely unresolved and likely headed to court. Wyatt continues to declare himself the nominee. Peace continues to push his supporters to vote in a...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• A first-of-its-kind study of sea level rise in Hampton Roads by the Navy, Norfolk and Virginia Beach recommends major infrastructure improvements to address sea level rise and flooding. "The message is clear: There are bases threatened by climate change,"...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.•  Navy pilots formerly stationed in Virginia Beach are going public with their UFO encounters, including a near miss with something “like a sphere encasing a cube” over the Atlantic east of Hampton Roads. – The New York Times• Hundreds of high...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• More than 20 people were shot over the weekend, including 10 at a block party in Chesapeake, five at a graduation party in Brunswick and two children at a barbecue in Richmond. The violence left two dead, including a...