| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:49 PM
RICHMOND — Maureen McDonnell made staffers at the governor’s mansion miserable, yelling and lashing out with baseless accusations, her former chief of staff testified Wednesday.
She once texted to say that she suspected the mansion chef of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:47 PM
RICHMOND — Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell twice moved Star Scientific stock out of her account at year's end, the McDonnell family broker said Friday, skirting state reporting requirements for public officials as she and her husband took...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
University of Virginia researchers were uncomfortable about the governor’s apparent support for Anatabloc, a supplement they considered studying at its maker’s behest, a key university official testified Monday during the federal corruption...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:15 PM
RICHMOND – Gov. Bob McDonnell's protection unit eavesdropped on him as fellow state police officers went through the lengthy investigation that was eventually turned over to the FBI, according to testimony offered Tuesday during the federal trial...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:18 PM
RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific.
No grants, though...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:27 PM
RICHMOND — Former first lady Maureen McDonnell was a woman on the warpath some days at the governor's mansion, a close assistant testified Tuesday in Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s continuing trial on federal corruption charges.
At one point, a...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Indonesian police on Friday formally designated a Chicago-area couple prisoners in connection with the death of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in a bloodied suitcase on the resort island of Bali.
No charges have been pressed over the murder...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:01 AM
The mother of bullied middle-schooler Rebecca Sedwick is filing suit today against the Polk County School Board and one of the students whose abusive behavior is alleged to have led Rebecca to kill herself.
The lawsuit also names as a defendant Cemex...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Two federal appellate courts on Tuesday handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can subsidize health insurance premiums for millions of Americans who live in states that rely on the new federal health insurance marketplace to enroll in...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:34 AM
A Washington, D.C., health advocacy group sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture for not doing enough to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant strains of salmonella in meat.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest filed a lawsuit Wednesday...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Walter Depner, who served 12 years in prison for killing four people in 1999 while driving drunk, pleaded guilty today to again driving under the influence on the same road in 2013.
Depner, 62, waived his right to a jury trial that was set to begin...