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  • Medical examiner: Woman died of decapitation, dismemberment

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Medical Examiner’s Office says a woman whose remains were found in Chesapeake died of unspecified criminal violence, including decapitation and dismemberment. The medical examiner also says Brianna Armstrong suffered post-mortem…

  • Chesapeake woman pleads guilty to killing mother in 2013

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Chesapeake woman has pleaded guilty to killing her mother in 2013 inside their home. Rachel Leigh Hutson is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 22 in Chesapeake Circuit Court. The…

  • Concrete company to close Chesapeake plant

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Bayshore Concrete Products Corp. plans to close its plant in Chesapeake later this year. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1B8sEEN ) reports that the company announced the plant’s shutdown on Wednesday. The plant employs…

  • Woman can’t withdraw plea in Chesapeake double slaying

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Chesapeake judge has denied a woman’s request to withdraw her pleas in a homicide case and have a jury trial instead. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1Goz5FY ) reports 40-year-old Airika Liljegren told…

  • Virginia woman claims call to Verizon gave her heart attack

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman has sued Verizon Wireless for $2.35 million claiming the company caused her to have a heart attack during a customer service call. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1Ihbs2l ) reports 53-year-old…

  • Fire destroys 1 home and damages 2 others in Chesapeake

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Chesapeake fire official says eight people have been displaced by a fire that destroyed one home and damaged two others. Chesapeake Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Thibeault tells media outlets…

  • Authorities say 2 women found dead in Chesapeake were shot

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say two women found dead in their home in Chesapeake were both shot. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1bMfGRD ) says the Medical Examiner’s Office determined the 57-year-old Denise Perdue died of a…

  • 2 Coast Guard officers shot at condo complex were married

    BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — Two Coast Guard petty officers shot at a condominium complex, one of them fatally, were married, the Coast Guard said. Lisa Trubnikova was killed in Thursday’s shooting in Bourne, an hour’s…

  • Man shot by Chesapeake police in exchange of gunfire dies

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Chesapeake police say a man shot by officers in an exchange of gunfire has died. Police spokesman Ravi Sheth tells media outlets that the officers shot 34-year-old Mario Jordan of Virginia…

  • Fight over Redskins ends in death, fiancée says

    WASHINGTON — A fight in a Chesapeake, Virginia, eatery that left one man dead Dec. 28 reportedly started over the Redskins-Cowboys game, according to the victim’s fiancée. Ronnie Cisko, 36, of Chesapeake is charged with…

  • German company to open facility in Chesapeake

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance says a German company will invest in a manufacturing facility in Chesapeake, creating ten jobs. The alliance says Becker Hydraulics of Herdorf, Germany will invest…

  • Va. man dies in paragliding accident

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man has died in a paragliding accident south of Chesapeake. Media outlets report 27-year-old Jeff Toll of Virginia Beach was piloting the paraglider when it struck…

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  • Va. defense contractor sentenced for bribery

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Chesapeake defense contractor will spend four years in prison for paying bribes to public officials. According to court documents, 50-year-old Roderic Smith and a business partner paid cash bribes to…

  • Virginia man accused of stealing water service

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been accused of stealing water service and rigging a pipe that shocked an employee trying to turn it off. Media outlets report 23-year-old John J. Cirillo of…