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Huguely habeas petition is heard

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) A judge is weighing arguments that a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted in the slaying of his former girlfriend did not receive a fair trial. George V. Huguely V is serving a 23-year sentence for the ...

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North Carolina bathroom law could be decided in Virginia

(AP) The fate of North Carolina’s new law aimed at restricting restroom use by transgender people could be determined in Virginia, where a school board has ordered a teenager to stay out of the boys’ room. The 4th U.S. Circuit ...

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Drug dealer ends 15 years of denial, admits to 2001 murder

MANASSAS (AP) After 15 years of denial, a northern Virginia drug dealer admitted his role in a 2001 murder as part of a plea bargain that spares him a possible death sentence. Justin Wolfe’s guilty plea Tuesday in Prince William ...

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