| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:23 AM
After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously injured the others in the vehicle.
Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:57 AM
One lawyer mailed a letter to a judge's home with "unflattering commentary" about a ruling. Another lawyer was so rude in court, he refused to look up from his computer to make eye contact with the judge speaking to him.
Then there was a divorce...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Texas Governor Rick Perry made his first court appearance on Thursday to answer felony abuse of power charges and afterward criticized a special prosecution that has cast a shadow over his possible Republican presidential run in 2016.
Lawyers for Perry ...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Politicians and others from around the state are reacting to the conviction of Bob and Maureen McDonnell.
Here are some of them (this story will be updated throughout the day):
Gov. Terry McAuliffe
“I am deeply saddened by the events of the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:30 PM
When their farfetched marriage-gone-bad defense failed to save former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, from guilty verdicts in their corruption trial, I could not help but wonder: Why didn't they take a plea deal when they had the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
I grew up in New York City, which is probably why I care so much about wilderness. For city kids, wild country was a novelty, not the feared adversary it was on various American frontiers. I got into it early and as often as possible, becoming one of...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Liberia said on Tuesday it would treat two infected doctors with the scarce experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, the first Africans to receive the treatment, while authorities in Spain said a 75-year-old priest had died of the disease.
The death toll from the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Gary Olson in his Your View trivializes Judaism in his one-sided attack on Israel.
In his criticism of Israel's settlement policy — which most American Jews also oppose — he denigrates the very idea of aliyah, the religious ideal of "going...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Creative resurrectionists can never let Mary Shelley's creature rest in peace. They pick at the bones of her story and refashion her monster into a postmodern Prometheus in their own images, from the camp of "The Rocky Horror Show" to any number of solemn...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:35 PM
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday night suspended Justice Seamus McCaffery, who last week publicly apologized for forwarding sexually explicit emails to a state employee.
In its order, the court said it was suspending...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:34 AM
RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe will roll out a new set of ethics proposals before the 2015 legislative session, developing them through a bipartisan commission that will also take a deep dive into long-standing traditions of Virginia government....