Law & Crime

Search for Quick Continues
5:22 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Two People Charged in Connection with Quick Disappearance

Police have arrested two people from Albemarle County in connection with the disappearance of a 45-year-old Nelson County man on Friday .  

Kevin Quick left his mother’s home in Afton to visit a friend, but he did not arrive.  Now, State Police Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says his car was caught on a bank security camera the night he went missing.

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Law & Crime
4:22 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Pre-Trial Talks Limited for Former Governor & Wife

Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen arrive to federal court for the hearing.
Credit Steve Helber/AP via NPR

Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be able to talk to family members and friends while they await trial—as long as they don’t discuss any substantive material related to their indictment on federal corruption charges. 

That’s the ruling of U.S. District Magistrate Judge David Novak, who also said the former first couple will be allowed to discuss the case with each other. Federal prosecutors agreed—although they initially had wanted to allow contacts only with family members.

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Search for Kevin Quick Continues
3:46 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Arrests Related to Missing Law Enforcement Officer

Three siblings from Albemarle County were arrested at an Alexandria hotel  in connection with the disappearance of missing Waynesboro Police Reserve Captain Kevin Quick.

Daniel Mathis, Shantai Shelton, and Mersadies Shelton are all being held without bond in the Central Virginia Regional Jail in Orange.

Quick was last seen Friday night.  His car was traced to Fluvanna and Manassas over the weekend, and is now linked to an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night in Louisa County, where his car was found abandoned the next day.

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July Trial Set
2:12 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Former Governor McDonnell & Wife Plead Not Guilty

The McDonnells leave U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia.
Credit Mark Wilson/Getty Images via NPR

Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are free on their own recognizance, but received strong warnings not to interact with the news media.

Both pleaded “not guilty” to more than a dozen charges … and now have until July 28th to strategize with their counsel before what's expected to be a lengthy trial.

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Law & Crime
6:25 am
Wed January 22, 2014

McDonnell Indictment Prompts Response


Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen have been indicted by a federal jury on 14 counts related to gifts and loans they received from former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams. McDonnell made a public statement at a Richmond law firm and said they have been falsely accused.  He stated that he never promised—and Jonnie Williams and Star Scientific never received—any government benefit of any kind from him or his administration.  He noted that the federal investigation has been indescribably agonizing, but he believes that the facts and the law are on his side.

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