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  • McDonnell trial: Closing arguments coming Friday

    McDonnell trial: Closing arguments coming Friday
    RICHMOND — Jurors will hear closing arguments Friday in the U.S. government's case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. It's unclear whether the case will go to the jury Friday afternoon. Judge James R. Spencer may wait until...
  • Take a look at former Gov. McDonnell's Sandbridge homes

    Take a look at former Gov. McDonnell's Sandbridge homes
    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's debt on beach houses in Sandbridge has come up repeatedly during his corruption trial in Richmond. The Virginian-Pilot reports that visitors continue renting the homes, which aren't garnering much attention from the trial....
  • State looking to purchase former APM Terminals Virginia facility

    State looking to purchase former APM Terminals Virginia facility
    Transportation and port officials are planning a pitch to buy the former APM Terminals container shipping facility from its new owners, according to the state's top transportation leader. Aubrey L. Lane Jr., Virginia secretary of transportation,...
  • McDonnell trial highlights from week 4

    RICHMOND – A little bit extra from the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, week four: The jury lost another member last week, moving the third of only four available alternates into the regular, 12-member jury. It was a family emergency this time,...
  • Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts

     Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts
    For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from...
  • McDonnell trial: Former governor sees coincidence, not conspiracy in government's case

    McDonnell trial: Former governor sees coincidence, not conspiracy in government's case
    RICHMOND - Former Gov. Bob McDonnell focused today on some of the troubling timing in the government's case against him and and his wife. In short, McDonnell said they're coincidence, not conspiracy. He emailed Jonnie R. Williams Sr. about a loan they...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 23: McDonnell trial, Newport News code violations

    McDonnell trial continues Bob McDonnell took a jury to the low point of his marriage Thursday, then turned to the long trend of generosity that landed him and his wife in federal court. His second day of testimony was intensely personal, part...
  • Greene's tax struggles make Wellington residents wary

    News that Wellington Vice Mayor John Greene failed to file taxes for two, possibly three years, should make village residents wary. Most of us have at some point struggled financially and no one is perfect. Most of us, though, aren't elected officials...
  • A different former Governor's thoughts on ethics: Sen. Kaine says Va laws too lax

    Like many Virginians, Sen. Tim Kaine finds the trial of fellow former Gov. Bob McDonnell a real downer.  “The whole thing has been really sad. There’s just nothing good to come out of it. I do think the ethical laws in Virginia are way too...
  • Former Virginia governor cross-examined in corruption trial

    Former Virginia governor cross-examined in corruption trial
    Government prosecutors got their first chance Monday to cross-examine former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, suggesting that his dire need for cash was the driving force behind his questionable relationship with a local millionaire. McDonnell has...
  • Aug. 21 Letters:Ethics reform, vendor locations

    Time for reform I have been reading for three weeks now about the court proceedings in the ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell case; it has been covered well by the Daily Press. I guess I am surprised that people making $170,000 a year could be in the financial...
  • Will Bob McDonnell's Adam and Eve defense sway a jury?

    Will Bob McDonnell's Adam and Eve defense sway a jury?
    During the past four weeks, a parade of witnesses in the corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell have described the former first lady as a mercurial "nutbag" whose outbursts rattled the governor's mansion staff, and as someone who should be...