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Criminal – Internet Solicitation – Officer’s Online Persona (access required)

At defendant’s trial for Internet solicitation of sex with a minor, the trial court did not err in admitting evidence of defendant’s relationship with another named individual to prove defendant knew that “Brooke,” an online persona created by a police ...

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Norfolk’s Bryant earns prosecutor award (access required)

Norfolk Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Lynda Bryant is the recipient of the 2010 Virginia S. Duvall Distinguished Prosecutor Award, given annually for excellence in the prosecution of juvenile and domestic violence cases. Bryant joined the Norfolk commonwealth’s attorney’s office in 1996 ...

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VALS meeting to be held this week at Tech (access required)

The New River Valley chapter will host the Fourth Annual Board of Governors Meeting and 48th annual convention of VALS – the association for legal professions – Friday through Sunday at The Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. Speakers will ...

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Task force to review pics, video of JMU block party (access required)

HARRISONBURG—Photographs and video of a violence-marred block party near James Madison University will be reviewed by a police task force. Harrisonburg Police Department spokeswoman Mary-Hope Vass says the goal is to identify people who committed crimes during the April 10 ...

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Beach police chief is retiring June 1 (access required)

VIRGINIA BEACH—The police chief of Virginia’s largest city is retiring. Virginia Beach Police Chief A.M. “Jake” Jacocks Jr., announced his decision Monday. Jacocks says he’s leaving office June 1 after 38 years with the department. City Manager James Spore says ...

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June opening for W.Va. resort’s full-scale casino (access required)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) The picture postcard view of The Greenbrier resort’s white hotel facade offset with tulips in spring splendor is gone, replaced by cranes and construction workers in a dash to finish an underground casino beneath what used to ...

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