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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

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Sentencing in Rusty Mack death delayed after defendant hires new lawyer

Sentencing for a Colonial Heights teen convicted of killing Russell "Rusty" Mack will be postponed one month to allow the defendant's new attorney time to take a fresh look at the case and review a court transcript of the July trial.

Webb, eyeing 2016, visits New Hampshire

Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., who is considering a possible 2016 presidential run, discussed his memoir “I Heard My Country Calling” last evening at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College near Manchester.

Embattled Charlottesville registrar had credit cards revoked by the city

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Embattled Charlottesville Voter Registrar Sheri Iachetta has had three city credit cards revoked since 2008, according to emails obtained Friday through an open-records request.

Va. aquarium to release 3 sea turtles

The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is releasing three rehabilitated sea turtles.

UVa-Wise kicks off Red Flag Campaign

WISE, Va. — The University of Virginia's College at Wise kicked off its Red Flag Campaign this week, which focuses on preventing dating violence on college campuses.

Update: Hannah Graham suspect indicted on sexual assault charges in Fairfax

The man suspected of abducting and defiling missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with a 2005 sexual assault case in the city of Fairfax, Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Morrogh said in a news conference this afternoon.

McAuliffe on trade mission to Japan, China, South Korea

Would you buy a Virginia soybean from this man? How about some more poultry, or pork? Or a bottle of the commonwealth’s finest Cabernet franc?

Va. prison system faces $45 million shortfall in inmate health care

Corrections already faces more than 500 layoffs under cuts Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced last week.

Va. woman charged with trying to hire hit man to kill 5 people

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A Grottoes woman has been charged with trying to hire someone to kill five people.

Suspect in killings of 7 women in Indiana hints at more deaths

GARY, Ind. (AP) -- Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday it could be the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.

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