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Jail and medical provider settle wrongful death lawsuit

PORTSMOUTH (AP) A jail in Portsmouth and its medical provider have agreed to pay $625,000 to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit. The Daily Press reported Wednesday that 60-year-old Henry Clay Stewart Jr. was being held at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail on a ...

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Lawsuit says jail’s ‘God Pod’ violates Constitution

(AP) A Muslim civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against a regional jail in Prince George County, alleging that the jail has set up a Christians-only unit dubbed the “God Pod.” The Council on American-Islamic Relations says officials ...

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Probation violation adds time to man’s 49-year sentence

ROANOKE (AP) Authorities say a Virginia man’s prison sentence has been extended because he violated his probation when he shot and wounded his neighbor last year. 38-year-old Alphonzo Lewis Lawson was ordered Nov. 19 to serve four years in prison for ...

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Head of FBI’s Richmond division to retire, work for Dominion

(AP) The special agent in charge of the FBI’s Richmond division announced Nov. 20 that he is retiring from the bureau and going to work for Virginia’s largest electric utility. Adam Lee, 50, has worked for the FBI for 22 ...

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Man charged in adopted daughter’s 2015 death

NORFOLK (AP) Nearly four years after a college student disappeared while home in Virginia, her adoptive father has been charged with murder in her death. Wesley Hadsell was indicted Monday in Anjelica “A.J.” Hadsell’s death, The Virginian-Pilot reported, citing a Norfolk ...

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Deputy charged with assault of family member, rape

POWHATAN (AP) A Goochland County sheriff’s deputy has been accused of assaulting a family member and rape. Powhatan County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of domestic dispute early Nov. 19, news outlets reported. After an investigation, officials said a ...

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Ex-officer released, still appealing manslaughter conviction

DILLWYN (AP) A former Portsmouth police officer has been released from prison after serving more than two years for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager. Virginia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Kinney said Stephen Rankin was released Nov. 19 from ...

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Judge: John Hinckley can move out of his mother’s house

NORFOLK (AP) The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother’s house in Virginia and live on his own, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman granted John Hinckley ...

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Lawyers in Charlottesville killing seek no juror rehabilitation

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) Prosecutors and lawyers for a man accused of killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia have agreed that the judge at his trial should not try to salvage potential jurors who disclose any biases during the jury ...

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Man who helped in parental kidnapping seeks to delay prison

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A Virginia businessman convicted of helping in a parental kidnapping is asking the nation’s highest court to suspend the start of his prison term while he appeals. The request to the U.S. Supreme Court, which the government ...

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