Bill aimed at celebratory gunshots heads to Va. Gov.

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A celebratory gunfire bill inspired by the tragic death of a Virginia boy last summer is heading to Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The practice involves firing a weapon into the sky, often on New Year’s Eve and July Fourth. The Virginia Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that provides stiffer penalties […]

McDonnell will file to dismiss indictment

RICHMOND, Va. (AP)  Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he will file a motion to dismiss the 14-count indictment against him by March 25.   That’s the deadline for such motions set Tuesday by the judge in the public corruption case against McDonnell and his wife Maureen. U.S. District Judge James Spencer scheduled a hearing on […]