| 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 1, 2014
| 9:20 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A judge on Friday gave the Florida Legislature two weeks to design a new congressional map for Central Florida that doesn't conflict with the state's anti-gerrymandering requirements, potentially pushing back the election date for filling...
| 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 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....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:01 PM
DuPage County authorities have charged seven people in an ongoing drug investigation that centered on a Naperville apartment complex.
The arrests capped a four-month investigation, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said today.
| 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...
| 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 14, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The doctor who autopsied Trayvon Martin, and later raised eyebrows with his uneven testimony during the trial of George Zimmerman, has released an ebook in which he argues prosecutors "hoped to lose the case."
Despite that claim, "Dead Men Can't Lie,"...