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  • Families sue Va., defendants over students’ hazing deaths

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state is being sued by the families of two Virginia State University students who drowned during a fraternal group’s initiation. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1FEUaco ) reports that the mothers of…

  • Va. education groups denied voice in records dispute

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Organizations representing Virginia teachers and school administrators won’t be allowed to intervene in a legal battle over public disclosure of teacher evaluation data. Education officials say a Richmond judge on Monday…

  • Va. Beach wants sand on Chic’s Beach, but needs court’s help

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — City leaders want the shrinking shoreline along the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach to be replenished with sand, but they’ll need a state court to clear the path for that…

  • Michigan regulators ordered back to court on beer label

    DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court has ordered a federal judge to reopen a dispute over a beer that was temporarily banned by Michigan liquor commissioners. The court says commissioners aren’t immune to a lawsuit…

  • Maryland working on legal action on health exchange problems

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials say the state continues to work on recouping money from contractors involved in the state’s badly flawed first rollout of its health exchange website. Carolyn Quattrocki, the executive director…

  • Lanier: Celebrity escorts are necessary at times

    WASHINGTON — In her second day of testimony, Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier called the 2011 police escort of Charlie Sheen from Dulles airport “troublesome” but maintained that celebrity escorts by police are at times…

  • Fairfax police name officer involved in fatal ’13 shooting

    WASHINGTON – Fairfax County has released the name of the police officer who shot a Springfield man along with additional details regarding the fatal 2013 shooting that has resulted in multiple investigations and a civil…

  • 2 women add their names to lawsuit involving rabbi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have joined a lawsuit saying they were sexually exploited by a rabbi accused of secretly videotaping women in a Jewish ritual bath. The civil lawsuit was filed in early December…

  • Md. elections official: Noncitizens may be voting

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A state elections official says it’s possible that some non-U.S. citizens are voting in Maryland. Voter Registration Director Mary Cramer Wagner tells The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/1wIjhov ) that state and local…

  • $8K for retired soldier’s no-show in needle suit

    A federal magistrate judge says a retired soldier suing Burger King for swallowing needles in a sandwich should pay nearly $8,500 in attorneys\’ fees and costs to the defendants for not showing up at a settlement conference.

  • Baltimore man wins $3.9M in negligence case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man who says he was left paralyzed from the mid-chest down because of negligent post-operative care has been awarded $3.9 million. A jury awarded the damages to 64-year-old Richard Dallatezza…

  • Mediation set for W.Va. police shooting lawsuit

    Mediation talks are set for a $200 million lawsuit stemming from the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by Martinsburg police.

  • Manning sues Defense Dept. for gender treatment

    DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves…

  • Teen sues over phony Montgomery County school psychologist

    An 18-year-old from Montgomery County is suing the county and the estate of a man who masqueraded as a school psychologist for more than a decade.

  • Metro pays $4.2 million to settle lawsuit

    Metro has paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it of awarding a no-bid technology contract.