| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:15 PM
RICHMOND — Federal Judge James R. Spencer will leave Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s case in a jury's hands, he said Friday, denying the couple’s longshot request that he dismiss the charges against them.
This is a common motion in...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:38 PM
RICHMOND – Jonnie R. Williams Sr. was “the Tic Tac man” to state health department officials who didn't think much of his miracle supplement pitches, a former Virginia health department deputy testified Tuesday, during the federal...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:49 PM
RICHMOND — Maureen McDonnell made staffers at the governor’s mansion miserable, yelling and lashing out with baseless accusations, her former chief of staff testified Wednesday.
She once texted to say that she suspected the mansion chef of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:47 PM
RICHMOND — Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell twice moved Star Scientific stock out of her account at year's end, the McDonnell family broker said Friday, skirting state reporting requirements for public officials as she and her husband took...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
University of Virginia researchers were uncomfortable about the governor’s apparent support for Anatabloc, a supplement they considered studying at its maker’s behest, a key university official testified Monday during the federal corruption...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:15 PM
RICHMOND – Gov. Bob McDonnell's protection unit eavesdropped on him as fellow state police officers went through the lengthy investigation that was eventually turned over to the FBI, according to testimony offered Tuesday during the federal trial...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:18 PM
RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific.
No grants, though...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:27 PM
RICHMOND — Former first lady Maureen McDonnell was a woman on the warpath some days at the governor's mansion, a close assistant testified Tuesday in Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s continuing trial on federal corruption charges.
At one point, a...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:43 PM
RICHMOND – The prosecution began winding down its case against Bob and Maureen McDonnell Wednesday, laying phone calls, texts, meetings, checks and emails into a timeline for the jury.
While Jonnie R. Williams Sr. was at the mansion, delivering...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie comes to Chicago this afternoon for a series of fundraisers in his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association — including one for Illinois GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner.
Christie, a potential...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Consumers in California are among the heaviest spenders in the country for housing and utilities but spend less than the national average for healthcare, energy, and food and beverages, according to new government data.
So-called personal consumption...