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WRVA News
May 11, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Special investigation brings temporary halt to Martin release
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Jeff Katz
May 11, 2020 - 11:48 am
The Virginia Parole Board's hasty release of convicted criminals over coronavirus concerns is getting major pushback and gaining national attention. Click here to read more.
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Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney Tracy Martin, right, poses with Kevin Wynn at the Halifax County War Memorial on Wednesday May 6, 2020, in Halifax, Va. Martin has objected to the geriatric release of Debra Scribner, 66, convicted in 2012 of first-d
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May 10, 2020 - 5:25 pm
Parole grants spark criticism from prosecutors, families
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Jeff Katz
March 20, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Virginia Public Safety Secretary Brian Moran said he wants law enforcement officials to avoid making arrests during the coronavirus outbreak. Click the link to watch his comments.
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Jeff Katz
December 05, 2019 - 4:14 pm
A Wisconsin town has outlawed the throwing of snowballs "in the interest of public safety." According to WCCO, the town of Wausau, Wisconsin, has enacted a law which stipulates that "no person shall throw or shoot any object, arrow, stone, snowball or other missile or projectile, by hand or by any...
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Jeff Katz
May 23, 2019 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the Medal of Valor by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. "Every officer, firefighter and first responder who receives this award embodies the highest...
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January 04, 2019 - 1:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is promoting a series of gun-control measures he says promote public safety while still respecting individual gun rights. The Democratic governor announced seven proposals at a Capitol news conference Friday ahead of the start of the legislative...
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