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A healthy dog was euthanized because the dog’s owner wanted to be buried with her

Staff at the shelter tried to talk the executor of the woman's estate out of killing the dog, but their request was refused.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).

‘I’ve got a plan’: Elizabeth Warren’s running as the policy wonk candidate and her poll numbers keep going up

From April to May, Warren has jumped eight points in Quinnipiac University's poll from the previous month.
CNN footage of Yusuf Abdi Ali — accused of burning civilians alive in the 1980s civil war — driving his Uber.

A former Somali army commander accused of war crimes has been working as an Uber driver in Virginia

Yusuf Abdi Ali, known as Colonel Tukeh, or Colonel Crow, has driven for Uber since November 2017. He's also driven for Lyft.

A traveling carnival worker allegedly killed three females, including a teenager, according to police

James Michael Wright, who authorities say worked as a subcontractor for a traveling carnival, has been charged with killing two women and a teenager.
A trail sign at Clingmans Dome, a major scenic viewing point along the Appalachian Trail.

A Massachusetts man is accused of attacking hikers on the Appalachian trail with a machete

James Jordan, 30, faces a murder charge and one charge of assault with intent to murder following Saturday's incident in Virginia.

Amazon announces its Virginia headquarters will hire its first employees while taking a subtle jab at the New York HQ2 debacle

Amazon is moving fast with its Virginia HQ2 project, citing support from the local community and state and local politicians.
Approximate location of NAS Oceana, a US naval base near Virginia Beach.

A major US naval base in Virginia went on lockdown after an active shooter incident

NAS Oceana went on lockdown around 7 a.m. on Friday. The base reported one victim, who has been taken to hospital.
A Richmond police officer was captured on video taunting a group of black middle schoolers last month.

Video of a police officer taunting a woman’s 13-year-old daughter went viral, and she says she doesn’t want him to lose his job. She wants...

The officer can be heard on the video telling the kids, "Wait until your a---- turn 18. Then you're mine."
Former Portsmouth Police Chief Tonya Patton said in a statement she was forced to resign after some within the department resisted reforms.

A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief resigned, saying she encountered racism ‘so inflammatory’ that she feared describ...

Former Police Chief Tonya Chapman said despite her efforts to resolve "racial tensions" within the department, some members of the force resisted.
California is among the most innovative states in the U.S.

These are the 10 most innovative states in the U.S.

There are states outside of California and New York that attract major tech companies because of their innovative ways.