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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been found guilty on 11 of 14 corruption counts. His wife Maureen McDonnell has been found guilty on 8 corruption counts and obstruction of justice, a Richmond jury ruled today. The pair was not convicted on bank fraud charges. Reporters in the courtroom described the family as sobbing and hysterical as the guilty charges were read. This was the third ...
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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    A Lancaster County man has appealed a verdict in Lancaster District Court after being convicted of misdemeanor assault. James T. Kessler of Cox’s Farm Road was found guilty on Wednesday September 3rd and sentenced to 12 months in jail. The charge stems from an altercation at Pelican’s at the Point Restaurant at Windmill Point on July 19th. The appeal will be heard in Lancaster Circuit Court ...
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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    A panel meeting concerning hydraulic fracturing (fracking) was held in the auditorium at Rappahannock Community College in Warsaw Wednesday, September 3, at 2pm. Jerry W. Davis, AICP, NNPDC Executive Director introduced the panel, consisting of Brentley Archer, President of the Virginia Oil & Gas Association, Richard A. Parrish, Senior Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center, The Honorable Maurice Jones, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade and ...
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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    Aug. 25 (Report begins @ 2:00 p.m.) Staff received a curse and abusive language complaint from a Gaskins Road resident; responded to an E911 disconnect call on Beach Cove Drive (telephone line problem); received a elder abuse report (no further information released in order to protect the victim and due to the nature of the investigation). Aug. 26 Brandon J. Curry, 22 of Hacks Neck Road, ...
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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    ACCOMAC, Va. (AP) – A woman accused of participating in an Eastern Shore arson spree is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on charges stemming from two of the fires. A jury convicted 41-year-old Tonya Bundick in August of setting a fire March 3, 2013, in Accomack County. In January, Bundick entered an Alford plea to arson and conspiracy stemming from an April 2013 fire in Melfa. Thursday’s ...
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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A retired Navy officer has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of making threats against the president and Hillary Clinton. David Gil Wilkinson of Suffolk entered the plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1CqXtlv) that the 44-year-old will be hospitalized until doctors determine that he will not pose a serious threat to anyone. A hearing also ...
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  • Thursday September 04th, 2014
    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Jurors have deliberated about 13 hours over two days without reaching a verdict in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. They’ll return to federal court in Richmond on Thursday to continue examining a massive amount of testimony and other evidence from a trial that’s now in its sixth week. The McDonnells are ...
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