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Six Officers Plead Not Guilty, As Autopsy Leaks New Details in Freddie Gray Death

The mysterious death of 25-year-old Baltimore man Freddie Gray has been partially illuminated when a copy of the autopsy report leaked to the media this week.

Naked Man Arrested on Arlington Street

The online community was buzzing the other day about a story of a man who, according to the website DCist, was naked and doing push-ups in the middle of an Arlington street …

Alleged DNA Match Links Crimes in Virginia and Arizona

There is no question that DNA evidence has helped a great many innocent people achieve exoneration of criminal charges, some of whom have spent decades languishing in prison.

George Zimmerman Investigated for Gun Threats

George Zimmerman, the Florida man who made national headlines when he gunned down an unarmed teen because the boy was wearing a hooded sweatshirt …

VA Crackdown on Heroin Focuses on Punishment

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring recently detailed a series of initiatives to combat a rise in fatal overdoses of heroin and…

Karin Riley Porter on Prior Experience as a Prosecutor

The following blog is excerpted from a transcription of an interview with attorney Karin Riley Porter in which she discusses her previous experience working as a prosecutor in Virginia.

Karin Riley Porter on Reckless Driving Penalties

The following blog is excerpted from a transcription of an interview with attorney Karin Riley Porter in which she discusses reckless driving offenses in Virginia.

Suspects in Woodbridge McDonald’s Shooting Arrested

Two people have been arrested in connection with a shooting at a Prince William County fast food restaurant, and authorities are alleging that the incident may have stemmed from a drug deal gone bad.

Federal Judge Extends Moratorium on Ohio Executions

A federal judge has extended a moratorium on executions in Ohio as recent changes in the state’s lethal injection procedures are examined, according to the Associated Press.

DUI Fatalities Drop, Penalties Rise in Virginia

Last month we were reading one of the local Virginia news sources, PilotOnline.com, and came across an article discussing the drop in DUI fatalities over the past decade.