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  • A shroud of secrecy around executions: Is this the American way?

    A shroud of secrecy around executions: Is this the American way?
    So what should a state do when its executions run into trouble? If you’re Ohio, apparently you try to cloak the process in secrecy. Ohio – like Missouri, Oklahoma and a few other states – has had trouble killing people. Among the...
  • Porn production plummets in L.A.

    Porn production plummets in L.A.
    As the film community battles to keep Hollywood close to home, another local industry – adult entertainment -- is fleeing Los Angeles. The number of permits issued for adult productions has plummeted since November 2012, when voters approved a...
  • Jury set in McDonnell trial

    Jury set in McDonnell trial
    RICHMOND — The jury is set in the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, and opening arguments are expected Tuesday. The couple left the courthouse separately after a full day spent winnowing a field of 150 potential jurors to a...
  • Man sentenced to 13 years in death of Prince George's officer, Laurel native

    A man charged in connection with the auto accident that killed 23-year-old Prince George's County Police officer Adrian Morris in 2012 was sentenced to 13 years in prison in Prince George's County Circuit Court after pleading guilty on Monday, June 9....
  • Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy

    Newsome says Ray Rice legal situation won't affect draft strategy
    Although the legal issue involving running back Ray Rice remains unresolved, general manager Ozzie Newsome said that off-field situation won't impact the Ravens' draft strategy. Rice has an arraignment conference on his felony aggravated assault case...
  • Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case

    Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case
    Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid was accepted into a diversion program today during a status hearing and avoided trial on a pair of misdemeanor battery charges stemming from an alleged altercation at a strip club, according to a Monroe County,...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • McDonnell trial: Tidbits of first-week testimony

    RICHMOND — The trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell is nothing short of a Virginia spectacle. Here are some tidbits from the first week of testimony that didn't make it into our coverage, or that got glossed over more quickly than deserved. Star...
  • An uneasy mix of family and politics in McDonnell's administration

     An uneasy mix of family and politics in McDonnell's administration
    It was a clip that could make even a political opponent smile: candidate Bob McDonnell strolling down a sun-dappled sidewalk in the Northern Virginia suburb where he grew up as his kids scoot by, daughters on their way to Grandpa's, sons tossing a...
  • Tidbits of testimony from the trial's second week

    RICHMOND – Every day during the ongoing federal trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, more happens than can be included in daily reports. Here are a few of those items from the trial's second week. Williams' adviser Who did Jonnie R. Williams Sr....
  • McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial

    McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial
    RICHMOND — Bob and Maureen McDonnell start the trial Monday that will dictate the rest of their lives. Also on trial: Unsavory cash-fueled elements of politics, and Virginia's particular tradition of donor generosity toward the state's political...