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  • Virginia title lenders pay $1.2M, agree to close West Virginia customers' accounts

    Morrisey CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently announced that his office has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Fast Auto Loans Inc. and Virginia Auto Loans Inc. As part of the settlement in Jefferson Circuit Court, the two title...

  • Va. man indicted for threatening Obama, Clinton

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man is accused of making death threats against President Barack Obama and former First Lady Hillary Clinton. David Gil Wilkinson of Suffolk was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Wilkinson is a retired special forces...

  • Sen. Warner campaign says it has nearly $9 million

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has nearly $9 million to spend on his re-election campaign, which has yet to begin in earnest, the Democratic senator and former governor's campaign announced Wednesday. Warner raised nearly $2.7 million during the first three months of this year,...

  • Virginia ethanol plant finds life, investments

    HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — A bio-energy plant in Hopeful completed in 2010 but never opened has found new life. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday Vireol Bio Energy LLC will invest $26.2 million to begin production at the plant, creating 70 jobs. The plant had been destined to be dismantled...

  • Lt. gov to lead Va. mental health task force

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam will lead a state task force on mental health. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Wednesday extending a task force first created by former Gov. Bob McDonnell last year following the suicide of a state senator's son. The task force is...

  • Va. state senator to deliver keynote address at PRA annual conference

    McLEAN, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association has announced Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds will deliver the keynote address at the organization’s upcoming annual conference. The event, entitled Recovery Workforce Summit, will be held in Baltimore from June...

  • Ex-deputy in Va. sentenced for soliciting minor

    STANARDSVILLE, Va. (AP) — A former Greene County deputy has been sentenced for soliciting a minor online. Virginia State Police say 56-year-old Robert L. Beverage of Ruckersville was sentenced Tuesday in Greene County Circuit Court to two years in jail. Another two years was suspended....

  • Driver involved in Va. wreck that killed 3 charged

    NEW KENT, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police have charged a driver involved in a New Kent County wreck that killed three people. State police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar said Wednesday that 65-year-old Saul A. Gonzalez-Hernandez of North Chesterfield is charged with reckless driving. A car...

  • Ex-Amherst treasurer sentenced for embezzlement

    AMHERST, Va. (AP) — A former Amherst County treasurer convicted of embezzling county funds will spend a year in jail. Sixty-year-old Evelyn Martin of Amherst also must pay restitution. Martin had pleaded guilty to embezzlement by a public official and money laundering. Prosecutors say she...

  • Virginia Senate passes budget with expanded Medicaid

    The Virginia Senate approved its version of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget Tuesday as Republicans and Democrats pointed fingers over who is responsible for a potential state government shutdown.

  • Historic Va. Beach hotel's contents to be sold

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A historic Virginia Beach hotel's furnishings, art, fixtures and other contents are being liquidated. Media outlets report that a public sale of the Cavalier Hotel's contents begins Thursday. The hotel dates to 1927 and is the last of the pre-World War II...

  • Vigil to honor VDOT workers killed in work zones

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation plans a vigil to honor workers who have been killed in work zone crashes. The vigil will be held Wednesday night at the VDOT Workers' Memorial along Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain. The vigil is part of a weeklong awareness...

  • Eastern Shore mobile pantry receives grant

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A mobile food pantry serving Virginia's Eastern Shore has received a $10,000 grant from the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation. The gift to the Mobile Pantry Program run by the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore was announced Tuesday. Perdue Farms is also...

  • Tractor-trailer, car crash leaves 3 dead in Va.

    NEW KENT, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in New Kent County that left three dead. Senior Trooper B.A. Fleenor says a car crashed into a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Route 155 and Kentland Trail at around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Two men in the care...

  • Va. Senate passes budget with expanded Medicaid

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate approved its version of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget Tuesday as Republicans and Democrats pointed fingers over who is responsible for a potential state government shutdown. Two weeks after the start of a special session devoted to passing a...



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