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Mark Warner on firing of FBI Director James Comey

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner released the following statement regarding President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

tim kaine

Kaine calls on FBI to investigate wave of anti-Semitic incidents

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is calling the FBI to fully investigate the recent wave of anti-Semitic incidents.

Mark Grabowski: Public loses no matter who wins iPhone privacy battle

A moment of mass collective commentary ensued after Apple refused to help federal investigators break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters.

Bob Goodlatte: Restoring trust in federal law enforcement agencies

Every day, thousands of federal law enforcement agents are hard at work, doing their part to keep Americans safe and delivering them the justice they deserve.

mark herring

Herring urges congressional support of legislation to prevent online human trafficking

Attorney General Mark Herring today urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet.

Possible sighting of person of interest in Morgan Harrington case in Lexington

Lexington Police reported Tuesday that it had received a tip of possible sighting of a person of interest in the 2009 Morgan Harrington murder case, and Washington and Lee University shared the news with students as a precaution.

Gang members sentenced for plotting to abduct, kill prison warden

Two men were each sentenced to 10 years in the penitentiary for their roles in a complicated plot to abduct and murder the warden of Keen Mountain state prison in Southwest Virginia.

Political fallout from Bob McDonnell verdict

You have to wonder how Phil Puckett and Terry Kilgore reacted to the news that former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted on multiple federal corruption charges related to $170,000 in loans and gifts that the former First Couple received from a state businessman.

New evidence emerges in unsolved 1984 murder of state trooper

Federal, state and local law enforcement are hopeful that advancements in forensic technology can shed new light on the 30-year-old unsolved murder of Virginia State Police Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman.

FBI headquarters finalists include Northern Virginia location

A joint panel of the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has concluded site evaluations for the new FBI Headquarters and has identified three sites as potential locations.

Former Virginia ABC employee pleads guilty to embezzlement charges

A former Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) employee pleaded guilty today to stealing more than $239,000 in funds that were intended for educational programs to combat underage drinking.

Morgan Griffith wants full FBI investigation of political appointments

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Director James Comey regarding reports that the FBI is investigating the June 8 resignation of Virginia State Senator Phillip Puckett.

Times-Dispatch: Emails show planning between Puckett, Kilgore

“Terry spoke to us today about announcing your role w/ the Commission in conjunction with what he said is your intention to announce your Senate plans tomorrow,” an email dated June 5 from Tim Pfohl, the interim executive director of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, to Phil Puckett, a Democratic state senator at that point two days away from announcing his resignation.

Virginia State Police releases 2013 crime report

Virginia’s official and only comprehensive report on local and statewide crime figures for 2013 is now available online at the Virginia State Police website at www.vsp.virginia.gov, under “Forms & Publications.”

Allen Tasslimi: Why Tehran’s media broke the MEK taboo

Iran’s mass media are tightly controlled by the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence. This includes 16 nation-wide and 34 provincial TV channels, in addition to 10 satellite channels with a global reach.

Goodlatte praises House approval of human trafficking bills

The House of Representatives today approved several pieces of bipartisan legislation to combat the growing problem of human trafficking.

Major development in Kevin Quick murder case

Prosecutors and law enforcement officials leading the investigaton into the Kevin Quick murder have called a Friday afternoon press conference to announce a “major development” in the case.

Goodlatte to lead markup of intelligence reform bill

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) announced that the House Judiciary Committee will markup legislation to reform our nation’s intelligence-gathering programs operated under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Bob Goodlatte: Our children are not for sale

Drugs can only be sold once, whereas minor children can be, and are, prostituted multiple times a day. While Congress has strengthened our laws to combat human trafficking, there is still work to do to put an end to these heinous crimes.

mark warner

Sens. Warner, Kirk to introduce cybersecurity amendment to Ukraine aid bill on Monday

As the U.S. Senate this week considers a significant Ukrainian aid package, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) will introduce a bipartisan amendment creating a law enforcement partnership between the United States and Ukraine to combat cybercrime and improve cybersecurity.

The SafeWise Report announces the 30 Safest Cities in Virginia

The SafeWise Report released its “30 Safest Cities in Virginia” report this week, and the Town of Broadway in Rockingham County is at the top of the list.

Reo Hatfield: Kevin Quick’s badge of honor

People in our country are in a lot of pain due to the passing of Waynesboro Police Reserve Capt. Kevin Quick. Besides the horror of any death and what a great man he was, it even goes further.

News Update: Latest on Kevin Quick disappearance

Missing Waynesboro Police Department police reserve Kevin W. Quick’s silver 1999 Toyota 4Runner was located Monday morning (Feb. 3) at a residence in the 3600 block of Cedar Hill Road in Mineral, Va.

Warner, Kaine trumpet wins for Virginia in budget bill

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner Tim Kaine applauded passage of the Fiscal Year 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which provides discretionary funding for the federal government through the end of the fiscal year.

Credit-card and debit-card breach investigated in Rockingham

It’s unclear exactly what is going on, except for this part of things – around three dozen people with ties to the McGaheysville area in one way or another have had their credit-card or debit-card accounts breached in the past three months. This news got to me first from a reader who lives in Massanutten […]