Overnight House Fire: Family displaced

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Breaking overnight: A Midlothian family is displaced this morning after a fire destroys their home. This all happened in the 6-thousand block of Walking Path Lane -- that's near Manchester High School. Crews tell us the home is a total loss. We're told the family was inside when the fire started but they all got out safely.

Also breaking this morning -- investigators plan to use forensic tests to determine whether a body found inside a burned-out cabin is that of former LAPD Officer, Christopher Dorner.

Plus, the man police say is the prime suspect in the death of a Henrico store clerk goes before a judge today. 19-year old Jamon Burroughs is accused of gunning down Farooq Bhimdi in his store last month.

In Richmond, the trial against a man accused of hitting and killing a bicyclist could wrap up today. Elias Webb's trial resumes at 9a-m, and is scheduled to include closing arguments and instructions for the jury. Webb took the stand in his own defense yesterday. He reportedly told the court he "freaked out" after realizing he'd hit Lanie Kruszewski and not a deer.

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