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Herring announces multi-million dollar grant for sexual assault reforms

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Wednesday announced a new $2 million dollar grant to continue sexual reforms in the state. 277 more words


Prosecutors drop case against 2 members of 'Norfolk Four'

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors won’t pursue another case against two former sailors whose rape and murder convictions were thrown out by a federal judge in October. 133 more words


Attorney: Documents further prove Roy Watford's innocence

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — The attorney for Roy Watford has filed more court documents, which he believes further proves Watford’s innocence in a 1977 rape case. 219 more words


$1.45M federal grant to help launch human trafficking task force in Hampton Roads

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, along with local and state officials, announced Wednesday that a $1.45 million federal grant has been secured to help create a task force to combat human trafficking in Hampton Roads. 314 more words


Convictions vacated for two cases of the so-called 'Norfolk Four'

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY) —  A federal judge vacated the convictions of two of the so-called “Norfolk Four” during a hearing in Richmond Monday.

Danial Williams and Joseph Dick are former sailors who have long claimed police coerced them into falsely confessing to the rape and murder of Michelle Moore-Bosko nearly two decades ago. 360 more words


AG motions court to dismiss petition for Chesapeake man in 1977 rape case

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — The Office of Attorney General Mark Herring has motioned for the Virginia Supreme Court to dismiss a petition for writ of innocence for one Chesapeake man. 253 more words


AG Herring unveils new police, community relations program

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Attorney General Mark Herring on Monday introduced a new program for teens focused on police and community relations.

“Kids don’t know what they don’t know. 279 more words