News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A man who was shot by a Richmond police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the slaying of his live-in girlfriend. Richmond police say 30-year-old A. Ayala Guido was shot by an officer early Sunday morning after he threatened officers with a knife. Guido was taken to a hospital. Police say his condition is stable. According to police, Guido called 911 and told a dispatcher that he had strangled his girlfriend.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is praising nine individuals or organizations he says have made outstanding efforts to volunteer. The governor recently honored recipients of the Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards at the executive mansion.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - A former student has given William & Mary $15 million to help renovate its Alumni House. The university says in a press release that the donor is alumna Hunter J. Smith of Charlottesville. She graduated in 1951. The school in Williamsburg says it's the largest gift ever dedicated to alumni engagement at the school. It has nearly 100,000 former students. The alumni association's expansion and renovation project will cost a total of $20.7 million. Construction is expected to begin next year.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A U.S. Navy ship has left Norfolk for a seven-month deployment. Local news media outlets report that roughly 350 sailors on board the USS Vella Gulf left Sunday morning from Naval Station Norfolk. WAVY-TV reports that the ship is expected to return in November.
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