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Prison sentences in attempted armed robbery case
Prison sentences in attempted armed robbery case

Tyreek Ragland, Madison Zelee and Tyrel Dowell have all been sentenced to prison for the attempted crime, which occurred in September 2021.

Maryland announces settlement with Kushner-owned company

Maryland announces settlement with Kushner-owned company

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has announced a settlement with a property management company owned by the family of former President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

Ex-UVA Health doctor sentenced

Ex-UVA Health doctor sentenced

David Lapides pleaded guilty to two counts of receiving or transmitting child pornography in January.

ACPD responds to shooting at Mallside Forest Apartment Complex

ACPD responds to shooting at Mallside Forest Apartment Complex

Three people were hurt in a shooting in Albemarle County Thursday night and so far, no one is in custody.

Police investigating shooting at Mallside Forest Apartments

Police investigating shooting at Mallside Forest Apartments

The Albemarle County Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at Mallside Forest Apartments.

Trump's legal woes mount without protection of presidency

Trump's legal woes mount without protection of presidency

Donald Trump's latest legal troubles have laid bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded by the White House.

Suit challenges implementation of Disabilities Education Act

Suit challenges implementation of Disabilities Education Act

A class-action suit is challenging Virginia's implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his defamation trial in Connecticut as he tries to limit the damages he must pay for promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax.

Man arrested after two police chases in stolen vehicles

Man arrested after two police chases in stolen vehicles

Albert Cox is facing charges in Chesterfield and Augusta counties as well as the city of Staunton.

UPDATE: Man wanted in Hanover County road rage incident arrested in Montana

UPDATE: Man wanted in Hanover County road rage incident arrested in Montana

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office reports Christopher Chivily has been arrested on multiple charges associated with a road rage incident earlier this month.

Reward being offered for information connected to reported hate crime

Reward being offered for information connected to reported hate crime

The University of Virginia Police Department is continuing to investigate a noose that was placed on the statue of Homer on Sept. 7.

Trial opens for QAnon follower who chased officer at Capitol

Trial opens for QAnon follower who chased officer at Capitol

A trial is underway for an Iowa man whose confrontation with police created some of the most memorable images from a mob's attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Arbiter in Trump docs probe signals intent to move quickly

Arbiter in Trump docs probe signals intent to move quickly

The independent arbiter tasked with inspecting documents seized in an FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home says he intends to push briskly through the review process.

Trump accused of vast fraud in suit by NY attorney general

Trump accused of vast fraud in suit by NY attorney general

New York's attorney general sued former President Donald Trump and his company on Wednesday, alleging business fraud involving some of their most prized assets.

Escaped inmate remains on the loose

Escaped inmate remains on the loose

Several buildings were searched in Highland County on Tuesday. A roadblock was also put in place on Route 250 at the Augusta/Highland county line.

Man arrested on charges for vandalizing Washington Monument

Man arrested on charges for vandalizing Washington Monument

Shaun Ray Deaton of Bloomington, Indiana was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Woman sentenced to prison for bank fraud, identity theft

Woman sentenced to prison for bank fraud, identity theft

Samantha Leigh Thomas was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft charges in February.

Alex Jones makes 1st appearance outside Sandy Hook trial

Alex Jones makes 1st appearance outside Sandy Hook trial

Alex Jones has made his first appearance outside a courthouse in Connecticut where a jury will determine how much in damages he should pay for telling his audience the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax.

'Serial' host: Evidence that freed Syed was long available

'Serial' host: Evidence that freed Syed was long available

The creator of a true-crime podcast that helped free a Maryland man imprisoned for murder said that she feels a mix of emotions over how long it took authorities to act on evidence that's long been available.

San Diego to pay $600K to woman attacked by police dog

San Diego to pay $600K to woman attacked by police dog

San Diego officials are expected to approve a $600,000 payout to a woman who was severely injured when a police dog attacked her in her own yard after escaping from its trainer's home nearby.

Seeking information regarding whereabouts of escaped inmate

Seeking information regarding whereabouts of escaped inmate

Shaun Gwin appeared in court in Highland County on Tuesday morning and was being transported back to the Middle River Regional Jail when he escaped.

Plea for man accused of distributing child pornography while already on probation

Plea for man accused of distributing child pornography while already on probation

Deric Wallace Peacock was already serving probation for prior sex offense convictions when he committed this new crime.

False alarm for armed shooter at Charlottesville High School

False alarm for armed shooter at Charlottesville High School

Charlottesville High School was not the only school in Virginia to be the focus of such a call on Monday.

Police search for man convicted in death of Cummings' nephew

Police search for man convicted in death of Cummings' nephew

Police in Virginia are searching for a man found guilty last week of conspiring to kill a college student who was a nephew of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland.

Virginia judge dismisses youth climate change lawsuit

Virginia judge dismisses youth climate change lawsuit

A Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of 13 young people who claim that the state's permitting of fossil fuel projects is exacerbating climate change.

Recovering addicts work to help others in 'Project Recover'

Recovering addicts work to help others in 'Project Recover'

A program in central Virginia is aimed at getting people struggling with drug addiction into treatment by giving them support from recovering addicts who have turned their lives around.