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Single blow not ‘unlawful wounding’

Is there a two-blow rule for a bare-knuckled fight, before it counts as unlawful wounding? The question arises from today’s reversal of an unlawful wounding conviction by the Virginia Court of Appeals in Worrell v. Commonwealth. Defendant Demonte Worrell’s actions ...

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Woman takes 30 years for killing boyfriend (access required)

LOUISA—A Louisa County woman accused of killing her boyfriend has entered an Alford plea to first-degree murder. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Ulisa Chavers entered her plea Wednesday in Louisa Circuit Court. She was sentenced to 50 years with all ...

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