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Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Virginia News

Crime and police news for Tuesday, July 29

Pa. murder suspect arrested in Richmond

Chesapeake arrest made in Mo. disappearance

CHESAPEAKE — Police in Virginia have arrested a woman whose 4-year-old granddaughter was reported missing in Missouri.

Man arrested after failing to turn himself in

DANVILLE — A Virginia man arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant earlier this month in West Virginia has been arrested a second time after authorities said he failed to turn himself in on stalking charges in Danville.

Jury set in McDonnell case; opening statements today

After eight-hour jury selection Monday, former Gov. Bob McDonnell tells reporters he's "glad to get started with the defense after a long haul.”

12 jurors seated to hear McDonnell case

As corruption trial of former governor and his wife gets under way, defense reveals list of potential witnesses that includes former Gov L. Douglas Wilder.

DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for the District of Columbia asked a federal judge on Monday to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.

Motorcyclist dies in wreck in Nelson County

A motorcyclist died after striking a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 29 and Route 56 in Nelson County on Saturday morning.

Appeals court strikes down Va. same-sex marriage ban

In a 2-1 decision, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges upheld U.S. Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen's ruling overturning the ban.

McCollum challenging $3,500 filing fee for Senate primary

Former Richmond mayor Rudolph C. “Rudy” McCollum said that he made the payment “under protest,” calling the high fee a barrier in a short-notice election.

Chesapeake police locate missing Mo. girl; relative arrested

Police in Virginia have arrested a woman whose 4-year-old granddaughter was reported missing in Missouri.

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