Virginia Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
August 02, 2019 - 5:47 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has died from injuries sustained during a 3-vehicle crash Wednesday in Augusta County that also left a Staunton teen dead. Virginia State Police say the crash occurred just before 1 p.m. on...
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August 13, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirms the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads. But investigators...
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July 03, 2018 - 1:27 pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for immigrant teens who claim they were severely abused inside a Virginia detention center said Tuesday they plan to push ahead with a federal civil rights lawsuit even though two of the teens have returned to their home countries and a third no longer wants to be part...
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May 11, 2018 - 11:49 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The brother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is being allowed to move to Virginia, where his lawyer says a home, a job and educational opportunities await. A judge on Friday granted the request by the attorney for 18-year-old Zachary Cruz to move to...
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