| May 15, 2014
| 2:43 PM
RICHMOND – State Sen. Creigh Deeds may sue the government over his son's death, his attorney said Thursday.
Deeds, D-Bath, threatened lawsuits earlier this week, via formal notices to several local governments in his part of the state. Attorney...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A Virginia state senator who twice ran unsuccessfully for top state offices was critically stabbed in his home where a second person was found dead, authorities said Tuesday.
Sen. Creigh Deeds, a Democrat who ran for governor and attorney general, was...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Mental health workers had six hours to find a suitable psychiatric bed for Gus Deeds, the mentally ill son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, being held under an emergency custody order for evaluation. When the ECO time elapsed before Rockbridge County Community...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Virginia State Police said they were not searching for any suspects in the stabbing of state Sen. Creigh Deeds and the killing of his son Tuesday.
Deeds was stabbed multiple times and his 24-year-old son, Gus, was found shot to death when authorities...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Virginia police are investigating the stabbing of a state senator and the fatal shooting of his son as an attempted murder and suicide, authorities said Tuesday.
State Sen. Creigh Deeds had an altercation with his son, Gus, state police spokeswoman...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds left the hospital on Friday, three days after being stabbed repeatedly by his son, who then took his own life.
In his first public statement since Tuesday, when authorities say Deeds was stabbed by his son, Gus, who then...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday that he would add more than $38 million for mental health services in the two-year budget he will present to the General Assembly next week.
The funds would be divided among crisis response, expanded outpatient services,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Based on his review of the tragedy involving state Sen. Creigh Deeds' family in Bath County, the Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Services, William Hazel made these recommendations to the governor for improving Virginia's mental health system:...
| Oct 26, 2009
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| Nov 30, 2009
One year to the day after visiting Judge Westbrook J. Parker dug into the wallets of 40 Gloucester citizens, he will be up for reappointment as a circuit court judge. On Dec. 17, 2008, Parker levied sanctions of $2,000 apiece......