An official with the beleaguered Peanut Corp. of American disclosed today that the company has product liability coverage from two policies totaling $12 million. The information came during a creditors meeting in bankruptcy court in Lynchburg. As reported by The ...Read More »
Two more old criminal cases are being scrutinized after DNA tests suggest the possibility of wrongful convictions. In 2005, after biological evidence cleared five men in decades-old rape convictions, then-Gov. Mark R. Warner ordered that DNA testing be conducted on ...
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Unofficial results show Democrat Greg Underwood outpolled his rival to win Norfolk’s top prosecutor job. According to The Virginian-Pilot, Underwood, who has served as a prosecutor for about 16 years, received about 55 percent of the vote. The election filled ...Read More »
No qualified bidders appeared at an auction for Michael Vick’s home near Atlanta. Meanwhile, a Norfolk bankruptcy judge hears arguments today on whether Vick should be forced to come to court. USA Today gets both stories on one page.Read More »
A Richmond judge has found that McGuireWoods LLP cannot be held liable for legal malpractice because it failed to file the transcript in an appeal of an $8.3 million jury verdict against the Wintergreen ski resort. Wintergreen and its insurers ...Read More »
Former Middletown Mayor Gene Dicks, along with former town maintenance supervisor Glen Miller, have been arrested for allegedly embezzling supplies and fraudulently using town equipment and labor. Although details are not clear at this point, current Mayor Marshall J. Brown ...
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