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One word, and only one word: Shazammm! (access required)

This one goes out to all the military lawyers here in the commonwealth, although we’re not sure what it says about this man’s Army (or Marine Corps). The Marines never really seemed to claim Gomer Pyle, USMC, as one of ...

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Seriously bad move, dude (access required)

People lie about their ages. Take it as one of the certainties, like death, taxes, etc. But if you’re going to do it, do it believably. Take this tale from up in Stafford County. According to the local sheriff, a ...

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Truth in retirement (access required)

It’s just not as much fun to be a Democrat in the General Assembly as it used to be. In fact, lately the Dems have found what it was like to be a Republican in the General Assembly for about ...

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The Gag Rule in Delaware (access required)

Bill Johnston, a lawyer in Wilmington, Del., just became president of the Delaware State Bar Association. Johnston is no stranger to the Old Dominion, graduating in 1982 from the Washington & Lee University law school in Lexington. His claim to ...

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Have it Your Way? (access required)

The summer has been (thankfully) unusually cool, so it’s not surprising that cooler heads have prevailed. Then again, to paraphrase Jack Palance in “City Slickers,” summer ain’t over yet. Want a sure sign that things are heating up? Here’s the ...

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Cheap But Irresistible West Virginia Joke (access required)

In putting together the Daily Alert one day last week, we happened across an item from the Roanoke Times. The headline was the stopper: “Shoeless prisoner escapes sheriff; believed to be in W.Va.” Seems a guy named Curtis Ray Bailey ...

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Why does it always have to be snakes? (access required)

One of our front-page stories this week talks about a recent Henrico County circuit decision relating to rental cars and insurance and just who’s going to pay the freight when someone is hurt in a rental car accident. Here’s another ...

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Oh, what a feeling! (access required)

This must be the week for stories involving problems with Toyotas. A working gal down in Panama City, Fla., heard about a company contest. Sell the most of one of our products in our local stores during April, and you’ll ...

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Me and you and a dog named Falco (access required)

A Virginia man and woman who were tooling through eastern Tennessee with some 560 pounds of marijuana in their motor home are off scot-free. Although they were sniffed out by a drug dog, it seems this particular dog isn’t the ...

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Happy campers (access required)

Summertime. And the living is, for the most part, easy. While most high-school kids were scooping ice cream, flipping burgers or lolling on the beach, in late June, 24 Loudoun County students got a week-long crash course in trial practice ...

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