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Herring launches statewide human trafficking awareness campaign

Attorney General Mark Herring today launched a statewide campaign to raise awareness in Virginia of human trafficking and resources available to victims.


Update on missing Waynesboro teen

The Waynesboro Police Department has received credible leads that missing Waynesboro teen Brandon Wallace is at his mother’s residence in the vicinity of Columbus, Ohio.


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UVA rector: Independent counsel report will be made public

At the Board of Visitors’ request, the Virginia Attorney General selected an independent counsel to review the University’s policy, practices and procedures with regard to sexual assault.


Governor McAuliffe announces legislation to prevent gun violence

Governor McAuliffe today announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at protecting Virginia residents and families through common-sense gun violence prevention efforts.


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Attorney General Mark Herring on Rolling Stone UVA article

Attorney General Mark Herring commented on today’s news regarding the Rolling Stone article on sexual assault at the University of Virginia.


Thanksgiving driving fatalities experience record decline in Virginia

Despite the challenging weather at the start of the 2014 Thanksgiving weekend in Virginia, preliminary numbers indicate a record decline in traffic fatalities over the holiday statistical counting period.


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UVA President Teresa Sullivan meets with students regarding sexual assault

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan met with students today about sexual assault issues and the University’s path forward.


Filler-Corn introduces bill to combat campus sexual assaults

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn introduced HB 1343, legislation requiring the reporting of campus sexual assaults by campus and local law enforcement to the local Commonwealth’s Attorney within 48 hours of the reported incident.


State Department security operative to speak at Bridgewater College Dec. 1

Bridgewater College alumnus Douglas Allison’s security and law enforcement career with the United States Department of State places him at important spots in history.


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Tim Kaine statemen on Ferguson grand jury decision

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement following a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson.


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Transcript: Remarks from President Obama on immigration

My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations.


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UVA News: Statement of Rector George Keith Martin regarding Rolling Stone sexual assault piece

University of Virginia Rector George Keith Martin on Thursday issued the following statement regarding the recent story on sexual assaults at UVA.


terry mcauliffe

Terry McAuliffe: Disturbing report in Rolling Stone on campus violence at UVA

I was deeply disturbed to read about the sexual assault allegations outlined in Rolling Stone magazine. Sexual violence is a nationwide problem, and it is critical that our schools acknowledge that this is a pervasive issue and take bold action to end it.


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UVA President Teresa Sullivan comments on Rolling Stone article on handling of sexual misconduct cases

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan on Wednesday evening issued the following statement to the University community in regard to an article published on Rolling Stone’s website earlier in the day.


Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse holds first meeting

The Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse met Wednesday to recommend steps to address a growing epidemic of prescription opioid and heroin abuse in Virginia.


ACLU applauds Chesterfield County decision to stop honoring warrantles ICE requests

Today, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office became the first county in Virginia to make public that it has stopped honoring ICE detainer requests not accompanied by a warrant.


Vehicle-deer collisions can impact your car insurance

November is the peak month for collisions between vehicles and deer. Motorists need to be careful, especially when driving at dawn or dusk and in areas where deer are prevalent.


Absence of critical law threatens Virginia’s kids at risk for trafficking

Virginia is the only state in the nation that lacks a law against human trafficking for sexual exploitation, a crime that impacts an estimated 100,000 U.S. children each year.


ACLU of Virginia demands information on telephone analysis sharing network

The ACLU of Virginia on Friday released a Virginia Freedom of Information Act request it sent in response to allegations that the Hampton Roads Telephone Analysis Sharing Network may be sharing and storing data unconstitutionally.


Robert Hurt statement on Hannah Graham passing

Congressman Robert Hurt released the following statement after the news that the remains found in Albemarle County on Saturday have been identified as missing UVA student Hannah Graham.