ISLE OF WIGHT A 25-year old Virginia Beach woman died Friday night after falling off the Sidney Hazelwood Bridge on Route 17 into very shallow water, the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
CHARLOTTESVILLE The University of Virginia is revoking the charters of two fraternities for hazing.
PETERSBURG Petersburg police say they are investigating the deaths of four people after a house fire. Police spokeswoman Esther Hyatt told media outlets that the fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Four bodies were found.
PORTSMOUTH A man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he was shot in the leg on Manly Street early this morning. Police were called to the area of 30 Manly Street before 1 a.m. for gunshots heard, according to a news release. They found a man who was injured and he was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
VIRGINIA BEACH Two people men died after a shooting in the 2600 block of South Kings Road Friday afternoon. Police were called at 2:37 p.m. and found two men with gunshot wounds inside a house, according to a news release. 81-year-old Allie Stanford Gallup was pronounced dead at the scene. Charles Gallup, 50, was taken to a hospital. He later died.
RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina showed the country's second-largest increase in employment in March, when 19,400 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
The recent lower-than-normal temperatures are expected to stick around Hampton Roads through the weekend. The chance for rain increases during the day today, when highs should be in the upper 50s. Any rain should taper off tonight, when lows should be near 50. Easter Sunday is looking partly sunny, with highs in the low 60s. Lows Sunday night should be near 50.
ABINGDON The University of Virginia Board of Visitors meets next week to set tuition rates for the next academic year. The administration is proposing a 4.5 percent increase in tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduates. For out-of-state students, a 6 percent increase will be considered.
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