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Valet who struck pedestrian will serve one year in jail

A former hotel valet parking attendant who struck and killed a pedestrian on a downtown Richmond sidewalk will spend a year in jail. Richmond Circuit Judge Bradley B. Cavedo sentenced Paul Gray Jr. to five years with four suspended for ...

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Smartphone data more important in litigation (access required)

Smartphones are increasingly becoming not just useful tools for lawyers on the go, but potentially important factors in litigation. Requesting smartphone data as part of electronic discovery “is something lawyers should think about both from an offensive and defensive perspective,” ...

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Va. man gets 30 days for strangling his cat

CHESAPEAKE (AP) — A judge in southeastern Virginia has sentenced a man to 30 days in jail for strangling his cat. The 27-year-old defendant, Angelo Michael Stango, was found guilty Friday in Chesapeake of misdemeanor animal cruelty. Circuit Judge Thomas ...

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Wireless company to move into ex-Va. courthouse

LYNCHBURG (AP) — A former federal courthouse in downtown Lynchburg will soon be home to a technology company. Innovative Wireless Technologies bought the more than 36,000-square-foot building on Main Street for $960,000 in May, according to city records. Chief financial ...

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Unfortunate headlines

We’ve celebrated Headlines of the Day on this site, the hedders that are clever or capture a story so well. Anyone who has written the sterling headlines will have a number of clinkers in his or her clip file as ...

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Obama campaign wins partial victory in “O” lawsuit (access required)

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign won at least a partial victory last Monday against a website it said was selling counterfeit T-shirts, bumper stickers and buttons with the campaign’s signature “O’’ logo. A judge in Washington agreed to ...

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Relative sues over Chesapeake inmate’s death (access required)

CHESAPEAKE — The aunt of a man who died after he was released from the Chesapeake jail is suing the facility’s medical service contractor and two workers. Mariama Manjang’s wrongful death lawsuit claims 19-year-old Musa Jassey wasn’t offered medical help ...

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Capital One repays consumers to end card probe (access required)

WASHINGTON — Capital One Bank will pay $210 million to settle federal charges that it tricked credit card customers into buying costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring. Most of the money will go directly to refund customers ...

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