| Jul 26, 2014
| 2:58 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell. Virginia's governor from 2009 through 2013, he is facing 14 federal corruption charges for accepting gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman, Jonnie R. Williams St. McDonnell previously served as Virginia...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:03 AM
For the second time in less than two months, a federal appeals court panel in Denver has upheld same-sex marriage, giving gay couples another victory en route to a final decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.
In a 2-1 decision, a three-judge panel of the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The ugly details of a marriage that was falling apart in the governor's mansion will get dragged in front a jury in the coming weeks as former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, fight federal corruption charges.
Their marriage was so broken that a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:40 AM
RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:05 PM
RICHMOND – The government’s key witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell had trouble recalling specific conversations with federal investigators during his testimony Friday, as the defense picked away at his credibility.
At one point,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:11 PM
RICHMOND -- A close friend and longtime political ally of former Gov. Bob McDonnell sketched a troubling portrait of the governor’s wife Monday, laying a crazed rant and a “train wreck” conversation at the former first lady’s feet....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The Brevard County judge who got into a hallway scuffle with a lawyer following a courtroom argument in which he threatened to beat the man is now facing the prospect of removal from office.
The state agency that polices judges, the Judicial...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:43 AM
RICHMOND – The United States rested its case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Thursday, and the defense will present its side of this convoluted story starting Monday.
McDonnell’s attorneys have promised he will testify, though...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:15 PM
RICHMOND — Federal Judge James R. Spencer will leave Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s case in a jury's hands, he said Friday, denying the couple’s longshot request that he dismiss the charges against them.
This is a common motion in...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:38 PM
RICHMOND – Jonnie R. Williams Sr. was “the Tic Tac man” to state health department officials who didn't think much of his miracle supplement pitches, a former Virginia health department deputy testified Tuesday, during the federal...