With charges starting to pile up against the man blamed for one woman's rape and another's disappearance, who decides where to prosecute first?
Charged in Charlottesville with the abduction of Hannah Graham, forensically linked to the Albemarle County death of Morgan Harrington, Jesse Matthew has now been indicted for three felonies in Fairfax. What happens when different prosecutors want the same man?
"They usually cooperate to decide who goes first,” says veteran Charlottesville defense attorney David Heilberg.
There's been lots of reporting on the decline of coral reefs in tropical seas. Now comes word that we have coral right off the coast of Virginia -- an important piece of news for fishermen and for environmentalists who are mapping the oceans.
On a sunny weekday last summer, Captain Monty Hawkins prepared to take fishermen cruising off the coast of Virginia and Maryland.
“Hey, Jay. Tell those boys to throw the lines off.”
The Virginia Commission on Youth is scrutinizing the practice of finding new homes and transferring custody of adopted children—while bypassing state oversight and safeguards.
The practice—known as “re-homing”—was uncovered through last year’s Reuters and NBC News investigation, which found an underground market for adoptive parents who no longer wish to care for their adopted child.