RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond's top prosecutor is looking into gifts to Gov. Bob McDonnell in an investigation requested by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. Former Executive Mansion chef Todd Schneider claims he told federal and state investigators last summer about gifts a wealthy businessman gave McDonnell. Schneider is facing embezzlement charges for allegedly stealing from the mansion's kitchen.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A civil liberties group has filed a federal lawsuit against law enforcement and mental health officials on behalf of a former Marine who was detained in a psychiatric facility after posting strident anti-government messages on Facebook. Authorities named in the suit declined comment on the suit.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Fewer Virginians are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home during the Memorial Day weekend. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Wednesday that it expects slightly more than 1 million Virginians to travel during the holiday weekend. That's down 1.6% from 2012.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's U.S. senators have introduced a bill to allow offshore energy leases off the coast of Virginia. Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013 on Wednesday.
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