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  1. William Henry HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NNDB

    Born: 9-Feb - 1773 Birthplace: Berkeley, VA Died: 4-Apr - 1841 Location of death: Washington, DC Cause of death: Pneumonia Remains: Buried, Harrison Tomb, North Bend, OH The ninth President of the United States, William Henry Harrison was born at Berkeley, Charles City county, Virginia, on the 9th of February 1773, the third son of Benjamin Harrison His father was long prominent in Virginia politics, and became a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1764, opposing Patrick Henry 's Stamp Act resolutions in the following year; he was a member of the Continental Congress in 1774-77, signing the Declaration of Independence and serving for a time as president of the Board of War; speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1777-82; governor of Virginia in 1781-84; and in 1788 as a member of the Virginia Convention he actively opposed the ratification of the Federal Constitution by ... (more)

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  2. Foursome busted at Henrico car wash injecting heroin in front of 4-year-old childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WTVR Richmond

    ... narcotics and drove to the location to consume the contraband." Christopher Warfield Bullock, 32, of Charles City County, and Mindy Sue Johnson, 29, of Henrico, were both charged with possession of heroin, child endangerment and possession of drug ...

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  3. 2 charged with capital murder in James City County slayingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | NBC29

    ... Cole was found in a vehicle shot multiple times. A third suspect, 22-year-old Wilbert McKenley Walker of Charles City County, was charged with second-degree murder on March 5.

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  4. Three arrests made in JCC shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... incident. One other man has already been charged in this homicide. Wilbert McKenley Walker, 22, of Charles City County was the first suspect arrested March 5 and is facing a second-degree murder charge. Martin and Walker are being held at Virginia ...

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  5. JCC Police arrest two men in connection with November homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... at his home on Sidewinder Court. Martin and Smith were charged after Wilbert McKenley Walker, 22, of Charles City County was arrested on March 5th and charged with 2nd degree murder. On Nov. 7, 2014, Cole was shot to death in the area of Ironbound ...

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  6. Tablet over toilet leads to Dollar General worker's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... Dollar General employee. Investigators arrested the employee, 20-year-old Asante Robert Cotman, of Charles City County, and charged him with attempted unlawful filming of another without permission. There was no evidence that anyone was actually ...

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  7. Formerly jailed Del. Morrissey will run for Virginia SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... has declined to say if the child is his. Voters in the district - which spans eastern Henrico County, Charles City County and a small part of Richmond - sent him back to the legislature as an independent in a January special election. Later in ...

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  8. Former Richmond mayor who served prison time admits he's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... Morrissey (I-74th) was re-elected to the seat, which covers parts of Richmond, Henrico County and Charles City County, during a special election in January. Morrissey was serving a jail sentence at the time after he entered an Alfred plea to ...

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  9. Man charged in fatal James City County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Wilbert McKenley Walker of Charles City County was charged with second-degree murder, according to a news release from James City County police. On Nov. 7, shortly after 8 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of Carriage Road for a report of gunshots fired near Ironbound Square Park.

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  10. Lamont Bagby plans to run for 74th House District seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... he Norfolk State Board of Visitors. The 74th House District covers parts of Henrico County, Richmond and Charles City County. Morrissey has not yet announced whether he planned to seek re-election this fall.

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  11. Hampton Roads is a hot spot for ocean acidificationRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels isn't just altering the atmosphere - it's also souring the seas, scientists say. And as the world's oceans turn more acidic, marine creatures such as oysters, clams, crabs and corals find it harder to grow shells or skeletons to survive in that environment.

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  12. The Library Of Virginia honors African AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... the Library of Virginia through March 2nd. And the honorees are: Lott Cary (ca. 1780-November 10, 1828), Charles City County, Baptist Minister and Settler of Liberia William Harvey Carney (February 29, 1840-December 9, 1908), Norfolk, Medal of Honor ...

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  13. Breaking at 11pm: LIVE team coverage on wind damage, forecast and power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | NBC12

    ... per hour, as the storm brought down trees from Hull Street Road in Chesterfield to neighborhoods across Charles City County.

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  14. Recent Special Election Cost Nearly $58,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... g Democratic and Republican nominees. The seat includes parts of Henrico County and Richmond, along with Charles City County.

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  15. Jailed Virginia Lawmaker's Special Election Cost Nearly $58KRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... Henrico County. Registrar Mark Coakley says the county spent almost $54,000. Officials in Richmond and Charles City County put their expenses at just under $2,000 each. Del. Joe Morrissey triggered the election by resigning his seat after being ...

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  16. Man, three teens accused of carrying victim from Charles City County home and beating himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    An 18-year-old Charles City County man and three teenagers were charged with assault by mob after a Saturday morning fight at a home on Haupts Lane, according to Charles City County investigators. "Upon speaking to the victim he advised deputies that while he was at a home on Haupts Lane four individuals known to him allegedly grabbed him and carried him outside the residence and proceeded to assault him," investigators said.

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  17. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KWTX

    ... On This Date: In 1773, the ninth president of the United States, William Henry Harrison, was born in Charles City County, Virginia. In 1825, the House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president after no candidate received a majority of ...

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  18. Richmond's persona non grataRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    There are no pugnacious speeches on the floor of the House of Delegates. No outlandish stunts in the chamber or in committee meetings.

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  19. Day: Richmond's persona non grataRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    There are no pugnacious speeches on the floor of the House of Delegates. No outlandish stunts in the chamber or in committee meetings.

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  20. Louis Shores Award for excellence in book reviewing names Brad Hooper of Booklist as winnerRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    The Reference and User Services Association , a division of the American Library Association, has selected Brad Hooper of Booklist as the recipient of the 2015 Louis Shores Award, which recognizes outstanding book and media reviewing for libraries. The Louis Shores Award recognizes an individual reviewer, group, editor, review medium or organization for excellence in reviewing materials for libraries.

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