| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:19 AM
A Volusia County teacher and former youth pastor accused of having thousands of child pornography images — including some he produced — made a brief appearance in Orlando federal court Thursday.
Matthew Graziotti, an elementary teacher at...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:04 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A former Newport News investment broker convicted in a federal financial fraud case last year has had a string of lawyers representing him on appeal.
But now, he wants to represent himself.
Following a monthlong trial in the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:13 PM
ISLE OF WIGHT — A hearing has been delayed until late October to determine whether a man accused of killing a 72-year-old Smithfield woman in February has been mentally "restored" enough to face the case against him.
David Joseph Ricciardi, 49,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:09 AM
After more than three years of debates in the courtroom, council chambers and on the front lawn of York Hall, real estate broker Greg Garrett says he's quitting oysters.
In an email Thursday to York County planning staff, Garrett asked to withdraw an...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges.
Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Friday urged the nation's highest court to review Virginia's same-sex marriage case — saying the issue is one of fundamental fairness and that Virginia's case is an ideal one to lay down the law of the land....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:14 PM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A Utah woman was formally charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder in the killing of six of her babies over a 10-year period, but she will not face the death penalty if convicted.
Megan Huntsman is accused of killing the infants between...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Lawyers for two couples pressing to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage asked an appeals court on Monday to allow the "immediate enforcement" of a federal judge's ruling that the state cannot prohibit gay and lesbian couples from getting married....