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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The man found in California with a missing Virginia girl whose mother was found dead at home is heading back to face charges after waiving extradition. Jeffrey Easley declined to fight his transfer during a brief appearance in a San Francisco court this morning.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The federal racketeering trial of the national president of the Outlaws motorcycle gang and four others is winding down in Richmond. A U.S. District Court jury heard the final witnesses this morning and will begin deliberations after closing arguments by the attorneys.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) A coalition of health groups is asking Virginia Beach City Council members to oppose a coal-fired power plant planned for neighboring Surry County. Old Dominion Electric Cooperative is proposing to build a 1,500-megawatt power plant.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) A prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty for a man who pleaded guilty to killing a Virginia Beach undercover detective. Authorities say 26-year-old Ted Vincent Carter pleaded guilty today to capital murder, robbery and two counts of use of a firearm in a felony.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) A researcher at a Virginia contraceptive development program has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for falsifying sperm donation documents. Forty-eight-year-old Adrienne Boothe pleaded guilty in August to theft from a program receiving federal funds. Booth must pay more than $150,000 in restitution to the Eastern Virginia Medical School.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Two death-row inmates are seeking to introduce new evidence in their appeals after the criminal conviction of a lead investigator in their cases. Lawyers for Anthony Juniper and Thomas Porter asked a Norfolk Circuit judge to allow them to review evidence and files used in the federal case against Robert Ford.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Richmond officials don't plan to appeal a judge's ruling that the city's noise ordinance is unconstitutional. The judge ruled that the ordinance was too broad and unconstitutionally promotes religion.

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