RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell finished his third day of testifying at federal court in Richmond by proclaiming his innocence and saying he would never corrupt his office in exchange for gifts. McDonnell says he knows in his heart he's innocent of the federal corruption charges he's facing.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A third person involved in a scheme to create fraudulent transcripts so that foreign students would appear eligible to retain their student visas has been sentenced to almost two years in prison. A federal judge in Virginia yesterday sentenced Mohamad Tellawi of Falls Church, Virginia, to 22 months in prison.
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors say no charges will be filed against a Virginia deputy sheriff who shot his 16-year-old daughter after mistaking her for an intruder. The Frederick County Commonwealth Attorney's office said this week that an investigation found no evidence Loudoun County Sheriff's Sgt. Easton McDonald committed a crime. Media outlets report his daughter remains hospitalized.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - The College of William and Mary has received a $3 million gift from the estate of one of its graduates The college announced the gift by the estate of Margaret Baxter Vaughan yesterday.
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