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  • Judicial turnover coming to Newport News courts

    Judicial turnover coming to Newport News courts
    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...
  • In unusual move, trial exhibits posted online in McDonnell case

    Aside from all the testimony coming from the witness stand, there is another surprising thing about the federal corruption case against Bob and Maureen McDonnell: The public access that U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer has granted to trial exhibits....
  • Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg

    Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg
    An Orthodox Jew is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving the limb to be buried next to him. Some Jewish traditions suggest the deceased should be buried whole in preparation for the afterlife. Hospital's...
  • R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...

    R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...
    One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University....
  • Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races

    Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races
    The Christian Family Coalition, whose biggest recent cause has been fighting against lawsuits seeking to legalize gay marriage in Florida, is out with endorsements in three Broward judicial races. In a statement Tuesday evening, the organization gave...
  • Mayo: Sorting out judges tough task for voters

    Here's my Monday print column, part one of my look at the six Broward judicial races on the Aug. 26 ballot. I'll be posting my review of the four-way race for one circuit judge seat and two county court races tomorrow. Meantime, if you want to learn...
  • Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge

    Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge
    Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark...
  • Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal

    Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal
    A class-action suit filed in Kane County Tuesday alleges misinformation was provided about a downstate coal plant that ultimately has cost Batavia consumers higher electric rates. Nine Batavia residents and business owners listed as plaintiffs in the...
  • Court documents: Teen used shotgun in double-slaying in Newport News

    Court documents: Teen used shotgun in double-slaying in Newport News
    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...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry is booked; he calls charges an 'injustice'

    After a pre-booking gathering that doubled as a campaign-style rally, Texas Gov. Rick Perry strode into a criminal justice center in Austin on Tuesday to be booked on two felony counts that pose for him both legal and political peril. Before entering to...
  • East Lyme Father And Son Plead Guilty To Child Porn Charges

    A father and son from East Lyme are headed to prison for possession of child pornography. Brian Faford, 25, and Donald Faford, 57, both of 47 Charter Oak Drive, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in New London Superior Court to third-degree possession of...