| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A Miami jury convicted a second man Tuesday in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor.
Jason Mitchell, 25, was found guilty of first-degree felony murder and armed burglary, according to the Associated Press.
Taylor, 24, a fan...
| Aug 20, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — Police allege in court documents that a 17-year-old boy used a 12-gauge shotgun to gun down two Warwick High School students in an elementary school parking lot last week.
The two students, John A. "Lito" Nieves Jr., 17, and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday denied a request to delay a court ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage — opening the door for gay and lesbian couples to get married statewide beginning Aug. 20.
The ruling, however, could...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:21 PM
HAMPTON — A Newport News man was recently indicted by a circuit court grand jury in the shooting death of a 28-year-old man, according to the Hampton Circuit Court clerk's office.
Kwaume Edwards, 25, is charged in the May 17 homicide of Jonathan...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:14 PM
HAMPTON — A Newport News man charged with shooting his girlfriend in a Hampton parking lot will stand trial early next year.
Brandon Lee-Davis Berkley, 27, is charged with murder and a firearm charge in the July 5, 2013 shooting death of...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:49 PM
A judge in Cambridge has upheld Maryland's curbs on catching menhaden, rejecting claims by a pair of watermen that the restrictions were unconstitutional.
Following a day-long hearing Wednesday in Dorchester Circuit Court, Judge David Mitchell, a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Hezekiah Whitfield was found guilty on all charges in connection with the murder of a Waukegan store owner in 1994.
Jurors convicted Whitfield in the killing of 71-year-old Fred Reckling, a murder that was previously pinned on another man, James...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:47 AM
In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans.
The change quietly went...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Following the settlement of an unusual lawsuit against Mount Prospect, a 75-year-old pizzeria owner said he looks forward to continuing to run his restaurant into the foreseeable future.
Mount Prospect’s village board agreed this week to a $6.5...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:40 AM
WASHINGTON -- Imprisoned former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s projected release date is now Sept. 20, 2015, more than three months earlier than listed previously, federal officials confirmed Monday.
In another development, Jackson has paid the $550,000...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:54 AM
Mount Prospect has agreed to a $6.5 million settlement that will end an unusual lawsuit filed by a restaurant owner who sued the village using a federal law more commonly used to bust organized crime.
The Village Board on Tuesday night approved the...