Richmond is facing another lawsuit by current and former police officers who claim they’re owed overtime pay. Seventy-seven plaintiffs filed the lawsuit Oct. 5 in federal court. The lawsuit says the city erroneously applied a federal law that says overtime ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two fishermen accused of trespassing in Alleghany County have been barred from wading on a contested section of the Jackson River after a judge ruled that 18th-century grants from the English crown and the commonwealth of ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Court of Appeals has affirmed the convictions of a former eighth-grade science teacher who sent sexually explicit images and messages to a teenage boy. Connie Beth Klewer of Lebanon was convicted of electronic solicitation ...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen drew sharper contrasts Monday between themselves in a televised primetime U.S. Senate debate on the issues of entitlements seniors have paid all their lives, with Allen backing higher retirement ...
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was set to go to Morgantown last week. Oral arguments were scheduled for Thursday at the West Virginia University College of Law. Dean Joyce McConnell says that in one case, ...Read More »
ROANOKE — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused Salem officials of discriminating against a former vendor after lawyers in the case advised the court that the case had settled. Yvonne Henderson filed the lawsuit in 2008. The ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether Virginia can keep out-of-staters from using its Freedom of Information Act law to get government documents. The high court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal from Mark J. McBurney of ...Read More »
(AP) — More than 1,000 Virginia families should soon be seeing their share of a $913,866 settlement between the state and a child-support collection company. Attorneys for the state filed a motion in Richmond Circuit Court this week seeking an ...Read More »
A Richmond Circuit Court judge has tossed out a lawsuit challenging lethal injection in Virginia. The lawsuit by Alexandria lawyers Meghan Shapiro and Christopher Leibig claimed that executioners who inject condemned inmates with lethal doses of drugs are illegally practicing ...Read More »
NORFOLK — A businessman will spend more than 11 years in prison for participating in fraud schemes that prosecutors say led to the Bank of the Commonwealth’s failure and bilked the state and federal governments. Eric Menden pleaded guilty in ...Read More »