News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT
MONROE, Va. (AP) - Virginia state police have charged a man in the shooting of a deputy over the weekend. The deputy was shot in the head, but escaped serious injury. He was treated and released from the hospital after the shooting Friday night during a traffic stop in Amherst County. Trevor Ewers of Monroe is charged with malicious wounding of a law enforcement officer, using a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Thousands of people have packed a stadium in Charlottesville for a concert intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of this summer's white nationalist rallies. Dave Matthews, whose band got its start in the Virginia college town, hosted the Sunday show. Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland of Coldplay made a surprise appearance. Other performers included Cage the Elephant, Pharrell Williams and The Roots.
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - Federal officials are investigating the handling of campus sexual violence at Hampton University and the College of William and Mary. The Daily Press reports that the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating under Title IX, which protects against discrimination in educational programs that receive federal funding. It was not immediately clear why the OCR launched the investigations.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Norfolk firefighter has been taken to a local hospital after being injured while helping battle an early morning residential fire. Battalion Chief Brandon Dommel said the firefighter is under observation and is doing well. No one was in the house at the time of the fire early Monday morning.
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