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Delaware lawmakers will take up a gay marriage bill on Tuesday in a bid to make the state the 11th to allow same-sex couples to wed. The scheduled vote in the state's Democrat-controlled Senate follows the General Assembly's passage of the bill...
A federal judge says the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors' practice of opening meetings with sectarian prayer is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Michael Urbanski issued a permanent injunction Wednesday barring the board from opening...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to stop the execution of a Virginia man who fought to get the death penalty. The court ruled hours before the 9 p.m. Wednesday execution of 42-year-old Robert Gleason Jr. Gleason was sentenced...
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Attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block Wednesday's execution of a Virginia man who strangled two inmates and vowed to keep killing unless given the death penalty. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to intervene on...
WDBJ7 ReporterTwo years ago in Missouri, a man named Tyler McNeely was pulled over for driving while intoxicated. McNeely refused a breathalyzer and then refused a blood test. The officer then arrested him and took him to a hospital to take a blood test again. ...
Voters have approved an amendment to the Virginia Constitution limiting government's ability to take private property through eminent domain. The amendment approved Tuesday had been championed by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and the Virginia Farm...
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The lawyer for a neo-Nazi says appellate judges in Chicago reinstated his client's conviction for soliciting a threat against a juror out of "hatred" rather than for sound legal reasons. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday reversed a lower...
Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling legislators that Virginia policymakers need more answers from President Barack Obama's administration about Medicaid before formulating a response to the June U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health reform law....
The Associated PressThe Virginia Supreme Court is set to hear the appeal of a sex offender who argues that evidence against him was inadmissible because police used an electronic tracking device to monitor his movements without first obtaining a search warrant. Lawyers...
ReporterA U.S. Supreme Court decision on prayer at public meetings could have implications for the case involving the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors. Tuesday, the justices denied the appeal of a North Carolina county commission facing a similar...
Virginia's attorney general was in an upbeat mood after listening to the U.S. Supreme Court's arguments on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The two-hour hearing Tuesday focused on the law's key element -- a requirement that most Americans...
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