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Herring launches legal resource for service members, vets

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring was in Norfolk Friday to launch a new legal resource for military families and veterans.

He said service members are often targets for fraud because of their steady income and time away from home. 257 more words


State reaches settlement with Va. Beach open-end credit lender

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Nearly 600 consumers will get refunds and debt forgiveness, thanks to a settlement reached between the Office of Attorney General Mark Herring and locally based credit lender. 137 more words


Virginia among 18 states suing Betsy DeVos over student loan rule delay

WASHINGTON — Democratic attorneys general from 18 states, including Virginia, and Washington D.C. sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday after she delayed an Obama-era rule meant to protect student borrowers. 493 more words


More than 1,200 rape kits to be tested in Virginia

FAIRFAX, Va. – Thursday, Attorney General Mark Herring announced that an additional 1,247 previously untested physical evidence recovery kits will be tested as part of a $3.4 million project to complete Virginia’s backlog of untested rape kits. 161 more words


DNA testing of Virginia’s rape kit backlog leads to ‘hits’ in Va. Beach, Fairfax

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC/WAVY) — The testing of Virginia’s rape kit backlog has led to 44 DNA ‘hits,’ according to Attorney General Mark Herring’s office.

“For perpetrators out there, they need to know their Commonwealth understands how serious a crime sexual assault is, and we will be relentless in pursuing justice,” Herring said Thursday. 275 more words


McAuliffe aims to regulate power plant emissions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced plans Tuesday to regulate emissions from power plants, saying Virginia “cannot afford to sit idly by” as President Donald Trump rolls back his predecessor’s efforts to battle climate change. 431 more words


Herring asks feds to change policy on Medicaid cases

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s attorney general is calling on federal officials to let the states use federal funds to target more cases of abuse and neglect committed against Medicaid beneficiaries. 100 more words