Senator Creigh Deeds still recovering after stabbing

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This morning we have new information about the condition of State Senator Creigh Deeds. We know he was able to give a statement to State Police. His son, Gus Deeds died at the scene from what police call a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Senator then left the house, to get help. Now there is a push for the state to do more to make mental health a stop priority.

New this morning,  a juvenile is in custody following the robbery of a Chesterfield 7-11. It happened earlier this morning around 12:30 in the 12-thousand block of Harrowgate Road.

Today, the CIAA is gathering information as the investigation into a fight, allegedly involving a VSU football star moves forward. The commissioner has requested written reports from the head coaches and administrators at both Winston-Salem and Virginia State.

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