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Man sues police for apartment raid

(AP) A Virginia Union University student has filed a lawsuit against the Richmond Police Department, saying he was left injured and shaken after police raided his home with a warrant listing a non-existent address. The lawsuit said Neblett was falling ...

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AG Herring launches impartial-policing initiative

ARLINGTON (AP) Attorney General Mark Herring on Tuesday launched a statewide training initiative to assist police in appropriately using force, de-escalating dangerous situations and recognizing potential biases they may bring to the job. At a news conference in Arlington, Herring ...

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Weckstein to retire this week

Roanoke Circuit Judge Clifford R. Weckstein is retiring effective Oct. 1. A frequent writer and lecturer on trial advocacy, Weckstein has been a judge of the 23rd Circuit for 28 years. He has been a multi-term chairman of the Judicial ...

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Obenshain rules out 2017 gubernatorial bid

(AP)  State Sen. Mark Obenshain announced Monday that he will not be running for governor in 2017, clearing the way for a potential run by former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie. Obenshain, who narrowly lost the state attorney general ...

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