RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a Manassas man's capital murder conviction. Anthony Dale Crawford was convicted of abducting, raping and killing his estranged wife in Charlottesville in 2007.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The state's highest court also has upheld George Mason University's prohibition against guns in campus buildings and at sports and entertainment events. The state Supreme Court justices today unanimously affirmed Fairfax Circuit Judge Michael McWeeny's ruling that the policy does not violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia's Department of Education plans to press the publisher of two error-riddled elementary history textbooks to correct the issues the books have caused for school divisions that use them. The Board of Education voted today to approve an effort to push Connecticut-based Five Ponds Press to work with school district officials to replace or correct "Our Virginia: Past and Present" and "Our America: To 1865."
WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) A DNA match has led to the arrest of a suspect in Waynesboro's oldest unsolved murder case. A grand jury indicted 53-year-old Roosevelt Johnson of Waynesboro on a second-degree murder charge this week.
(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
David Hawkings, political columnist at Hawkings Here for Roll Call, talks about the latest behind a Virginia lawmaker's push to get a high-skill immigration bill in the House.