• Ex-Virginia governor’s appeal backed by former Obama lawyers

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal of his public corruption convictions has gotten support from former lawyers for Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. Media outlets report that Greg Craig, former…

  • Where Virginia, Maryland stand in rankings of state corruption

    WASHINGTON — Maryland and Virginia score Ds, but are showing improvement in a state-by-state ranking of corruption and integrity problems. The study by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity graded states in 13…

  • Former Virginia governor asks to remain free during appeal

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to allow him to remain free while he appeals his public corruption convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court. McDonnell…

  • Court denies ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell’s appeal

    WASHINGTON — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday lost his latest appeal to have his federal corruption convictions overturned. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond denied McDonnell’s petition to rehear the case,…

  • McAuliffe submits dozens of changes to ethics reform bill

    WASHINGTON – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has submitted dozens of amendments to an ethics bill passed in response to the corruption convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, saying the measure is…

  • Correction: Former Governor Trial story

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In some versions of a story Jan. 7 about former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s sentencing for public corruption, The Associated Press reported erroneously the contents of a letter from U.S. Sen.…

  • Report: DC mayor Gray rejects plea deal

    There\’s a new development in the investigation into Vince Gray\’s 2010 campaign for mayor of the District.

  • Final arguments unfold at ex-governor’s trial

    LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans…

  • Rolex passed among jurors in ex-Va. gov trial

    ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A key witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified that he made a mistake when he bought a Rolex watch for the…

  • Case against former Va. Gov. McDonnell to proceed

    ALAN SUDERMAN RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is set to go to trial this summer after a judge tossed out a motion to…

  • Pr. George’s developer Daniel Colton sentenced in corruption scandal

    Developer Daniel Colton has been sentenced to two years in
    prison and three years of supervised probation for his role in the
    corruption scandal tied to former Prince George\’s County Executive
    Jack Johnson.

  • Help the FBI sniff out corruption

    The FBI has a phone number for you to call if you know about corruption involving local officials.

  • Jack Johnson’s prison date delayed

    Former Prince George\’s County Executive Jack Johnson will remain out of prison for two more weeks.

  • Jack Johnson to collect pension in prison

    When you play Monopoly, you go directly to jail and do not collect $200. When former Prince George\’s County Executive Jack Johnson goes to prison, he will collect $49,552 a year.