| 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 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....
| Aug 6, 2014
Michelle Nathan used to sneak up behind her mom and hold her in the tightest of bear-hugs.
Then, she would say, "Mommy, tell me I'm beautiful."
Nathan wouldn't let go until her mom, Kay Shukwit, said those magic words.
It's been 10 years since...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Days after an Orlando police officer was indicted in a February shooting in an Orlando parking garage, officials have not revealed why he is facing charges and why other officers who opened fire will not.
The indictment charging Officer David Johnston...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Two local law firms are trying to figure out who sent dozens of accusatory letters to bar associations across the country about one, using the other's return address.
Someone sent anonymous letters about Brownstone Law, a Winter Park-based appellate...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Two good things to know during Shark Week:
First, sharks aren't on the prowl for us — they much prefer traditional meals, such as seal.
And second, if they mistake us for a seal and try to chow down, there's a good chance they won't like us....
| 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 26, 2014
| 5:12 AM
The mayor of north suburban Bannockburn has abruptly resigned after two people told police that he had inappropriate contact with them when they worked for him at a Wilmette hardware store in the 1990s as teenagers, officials confirmed.
According to a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:56 PM
An Orlando woman who advertises massages online was arrested for failing to pay a taxi driver who drove her from Tampa to Leesburg to meet a 13-year-old boy, a police report says.
According to the report, police were dispatched to the boy's home on...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Palm Beach Gardens police officers found the pit bull puppy panting in a Hummer with closed windows and no water. It was 86 degrees outside and who knows how hot inside the truck.
But there was no one around. So cops unlocked the door and saved the...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:48 AM
In what was a world-record breaking event, twins Ann Hunt and Elizabeth Hamel met face-to-face for the first time since they were separated at birth 78 years ago, according to the BBC.
Both were born to a single mother who couldn't afford to raise the...