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U.S. Capitol Police hold protesters at gun-point near the House Chamber inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Two Virginia Residents Face Federal Charges in DC Riot

WASHINGTON DC-Federal officials charged 13 people this week in connection with Wednesday’s attack on the Capitol building.

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing May Disappear
Crime Commission Recommends Ending Mandatory Minimum Sentencing in Virginia

RICHMOND-Sometimes the punishment doesn’t fit the crime.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon
Could Trump Be Charged With a Crime While in Office? We Asked A UVA Legal Expert.

CHARLOTTESVILLE-Could President Donald Trump face criminal charges while in office?

Legal assistance could have a positive impact on health.
Does Virginia Need Mandatory Minimums? Residents, Lawmakers Say No

RICHMOND-Do mandatory minimum sentences actually help or hurt?

State Case Goes To Court
Virginia Lawmaker Sues State Officials, Demands Offices Reopen

RICHMOND-One Virginia state senator wants the General Assembly to reopen to the public.

This Tuesday, June 2, 2020 file photo shows a large group of protesters gather around the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue near downtown in Richmond, Va. . (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Henrico Woman Pleads Guilty to Laser Pointer Incident During Protest

RICHMOND-A Henrico woman could face up to five years in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a police aircraft.