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Governor wants probe

of student's arrest

Virginia's governor has ordered an investigation into a black University of Virginia student's arrest after photos and video of the student's bloodied face went viral.

In a video taken outside a bar early Wednesday, the bloodied student is heard calling the white officers arresting him "racists." Within hours, the arrest became the latest racially charged incident to prompt outrage.

Martese Johnson, 20, a junior, had no criminal record before he was arrested and charged with intoxication and obstruction of justice, according to his attorney.

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control officers confronted him outside the bar after he was denied entry and decided to detain him, which is when he was hurt, said the department. Officers involved will be on administrative duty as State Police, on the orders of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, conduct a probe. - Washington Post


TB cases at school

More than two dozen cases of tuberculosis have been detected at a Kansas school after wide screening, officials said Wednesday. The 27 cases had not advanced to the contagious stage. More than 300 Olathe Northwest High students and staff members were tested after coming into contact with an infected student. TB, which can take up to eight weeks to show up positive, attacks the lungs and can be fatal if not treated with antibiotics. - AP


TV contestant slain

A North Carolina man has been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of a finalist from the TV show Food Network Star, her husband,

and their unborn child. Robert Owens, who did odd jobs for the couple, was being held without bond in the deaths

of Cristie Schoen Codd and Joseph Codd. Cristie Codd

was a movie-set caterer and finalist on Food Network Star in 2012. - AP