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Bus Driver Cited for Chain-Reaction Wreck

Police have cited a Greater Lynchburg Transit Company bus driver in connection with a wreck that injured four people.

Examiner: Woman Found in Bay Died of Decapitation, Dismemberment

The Medical Examiner's Office says a woman whose remains were found in Chesapeake died of unspecified criminal violence, including decapitation and dismemberment.

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Man Arrested For String Of Burglaries

The Greene County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection with multiple residential burglaries in the Dogwood Valley subdivision.

James Christopher Woodward is facing sex felony charges in Greene County.

The sheriff's office says he is also facing charges in Albemarle County.

Officials say they have recovered more than $12,000 worth of property.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact the Greene County Sheriff's Office at 434-985-2222.

Va Cop Indicted For Murder

A Virginia police officer has been indicted for shooting a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot.

According to Portsmouth Circuit Court records, officer Stephen D. Rankin was indicted on charges of first-degree murder and using a fire-arm in the commission of a felony.

Rankin was responding to a call about shoplifting when he entered into a struggle with eighteen-year-old William Chapman II on April 22.

During the struggle, Rankin reportedly shot and killed Chapman.

Autopsy reports revealed that Chapman was shot once in the face and once in the chest.

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@FNEFootball Game of the Week Nominees (Week 2)

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Judge Nullifies Brady's NFL Suspension

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate."

Mustangs Ready for Loaded Lake Taylor

Players on the Monticello High School football team had to wait an extra week, while many of their Jefferson District rivals opened the 2015 football season last Friday night.

Nicholson Almost Back on Field for 'Hoos

Tra Nicholson knows what it feels like to have football taken away. So he's savoring every opportunity to step on the field, as he enters his fifth season as a cornerback at Virginia.

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Venice's gondoliers get updated look with new logo on iconic striped shirts

Venice's gondoliers, famed for their striped, boat-neck shirts and rowing prowess, are getting an updated look.

Preliminary storm damage estimate in Dominica finds damage is nearly half of GDP

A preliminary assessment on the island of Dominica indicates that Tropical Storm Erika caused damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP.

Nigerian president wealth declaration shows 'austere' living, nearly $150,000 in account

An official in Nigeria says the new president's wealth declaration shows that he has been living "an austere and Spartan lifestyle" compared to his predecessors and other senior government officials, with $150,000 in his personal account.

Iran thumbs nose at US even as Obama rallies support for nuke deal

Even as President Obama was securing the Senate support necessary to assure passage of the nuclear deal with Iran, Tehran's top defense officials were scoffing at U.S. claims the pact will restrict the Islamic Republic's military ambitions.

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