FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows an electric chair which Virginia provides as an alternative to lethal injection. With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back relics of a more gruesome past including the electric chair. (AP Photo/Virginia Department of Corrections, File)

Senate delays vote on electric chair bill

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Senate is delaying a vote on a bill that would allow the state to mandate the use of the electric chair if…

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Snow falls in North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA (WAVY) – Some parts of North Carolina saw snowfall Thursday night into Friday morning. Several pictures flooded in of snow in…

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ODU holds off Texas-San Antonio 69-61

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Aaron Bacote scored 22 points to lead Old Dominion past Texas-San Antonio 69-61 Thursday night. Old Dominion scored 14 s…

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Meet Eddie Butler

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY)- Like he has done most of his life, Chesapeake native Eddie Butler still plays catch with his father Tim. “At 3-month…

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Photos: Red ribbons for Sarah

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Red ribbons lined the streets in one Norfolk neighborhood in honor of Sarah Peterson. Sarah ended her own life and her…

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Photos: Thief strips appliances of copper

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Appliances used to help military families in need were stripped of their wiring — and it appears the thief was …