When a woman reports a rape, she is given a forensic evidence exam--known informally, as a rape kit.
But the rape kits used by hospitals all over the country are using a technique that puts women with dark skin at a disadvantage.
Using Craig’s List to cause trouble could land you in prison.
A Central Virginia man who used to work for the Library of Congress pled guilty this week to stalking and identification fraud – charges that could mean up to 15 years behind bars.
Authorities have now identified the suspect in connection with the disappearance of Nelson County teenager Alexis Murphy.
48-year-old Randy Allen Taylor was taken into custody yesterday afternoon without incident. He’s been charged with abduction by intimidation or force.
Alexis Murphy was last seen August 3. Nelson County Commonwealth’s attorney Anthony Martin says the arrest is a significant step toward finding the young woman.
The FBI says it is investigating whether this case is connected to other missing-persons cases.
Prescription drug abuse continues to plague far Southwestern Virginia and drivers entering Richmond will soon be greeted by a super-sized Confederate flag.
Those stories have been among the most clicked over the past week on Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at vpap.org.
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A bill that would have helped crackdown on Internet predators that was shot down during the last General Assembly session is now being restructured so that it has a chance of survival NEXT session.
The bill's co-sponsor believes the measure would give law enforcement a much-needed tool to pursue and prosecute those who might otherwise get away with the unthinkable.