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David Lohr

Virginia Beach Police Officer Sues City For Gender-Based Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.19.2014 | Crime

A Virginia police officer is suing the city of Virginia Beach and its police department for millions of dollars, claiming she suffered years of workpl...

Mom Killed 6-Year-Old Son At Motel: Police

Posted 02.14.2014 | Crime

A 24-year-old Virginia woman is accused of killing her 6-year-old son at a Days Inn Motel. Investigators didn't release many details, but they char...

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Body Found In Rural Virginia Identified As Missing Police Reserve Captain

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.10.2014 | Crime

A body found in rural Virginia has been positively identified as missing Reserve Capt. Kevin Wayne Quick of the Waynesboro (Va.) Police Department. ...

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Siblings Arrested In Case Of Missing Police Reserve Captain

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Virginia say they have arrested a brother and sister in connection with the disappearance of Police Reserve Captain Kevin Wayne Quick. ...

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Teen Girl Faces Child Porn Rap For Allegedly Posting Nude Selfies

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

A 16-year-old Virginia girl is facing child pornography charges, after police say she posted photos of herself naked on Twitter. Authorities receiv...

Authorities Suspect Foul Play In Police Reserve Captain's Disappearance

David Lohr | Posted 02.03.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Virginia say they have recovered a vehicle belonging to Kevin Wayne Quick, a missing police reserve captain who disappeared under myste...

Former GOP Congressman's Son Sentenced For Selling Oxycodone To High School Students

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

George Washington Crane V, the son of former Rep. Phil Crane (R-Ill.), was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for selling oxycodone pills to high ...

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Missing Teen Presumed Dead; Family 'Devastated'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Alexis Murphy's aunt said her family is "devastated" the missing Virginia teen is now presumed dead by the authorities. "Of course my family's deva...

TSA Employee Charged With Killing Father

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A 21-year-old Transportation Security Administration employee who allegedly shot and killed his father Sunday evening is expected to seek bond next we...

Dozens Of Animals Mysteriously Vanish From Virginia Farm

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Brandon Shulleeta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

More than 30 animals have disappeared from the Hanover Vegetable Farm on Ashland Road, and workers suspect it was a well-orchestrated overnight theft....

Police Say Angry Dad Shot At Daughter's Friends After Missed Curfew

David Lohr | Posted 10.17.2013 | Crime

An angry Virginia father allegedly held two teens at gunpoint and shot at their car when they brought his daughter home two hours past her designated ...

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Suspect In Missing Teen Case Linked To 2nd Girl's Disappearance

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.13.2013 | Crime

A 48-year-old man who was charged in connection with the disappearance of Virginia teenager Alexis Murphy, is also a longtime person of interest in th...

Man Charged WIth Impersonating Homeland Security Officer In Bizarre Scheme

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Frank Green | Posted 09.02.2013 | DC

A Petersburg man who forged a federal judge's signature was allowed to remain free for mental health treatment that apparently has been less than succ...

Woman's 911 Call On 'Very Muslim' Cab Driver Sparks Legal Action

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 06.19.2013 | DC

McLEAN, Va. -- For the second time in as many months, a Muslim civil rights group is pursuing criminal charges on behalf of a taxicab driver who was s...

Fairfax 'Butt Slasher' Pleads Guilty To Cutting Women's Backsides

AP | Posted 06.17.2013 | DC

FAIRFAX, Va. -- A former day laborer has pleaded guilty to sneaking up on multiple women in northern Virginia and cutting their backsides with a razor...

Kmart Loss Prevention Officer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Shoplifter

Posted 06.11.2013 | DC

A Northern Virginia Kmart employee hired to prevent shoplifting has been charged with forcing a suspected shoplifter to perform a sexual act on him. ...

Bigamist Sentenced For Swindling Superstar DJ Out Of $90K

Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

After stealing thousands of dollars from a parent (and international superstar DJ) whose child had cancer, Kristin Marie Gardner Jeffries Kelly Kurt w...

Horrific End For Newborn Girl Left In Dumpster

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Reed Williams | Posted 08.04.2013 | DC

A newborn girl left in a Dumpster "like common household trash" died of asphyxiation, a Richmond prosecutor said Monday at a bond hearing for the chil...

Woman Working In Costco Gets Killed In Showdown With Police

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Crime

STERLING, Va. — A female worker at a northern Virginia Costco store who authorities say went at two sheriff's deputies with a knife and scissors...

Mom Jailed For Showing Skin To School Bus

Posted 05.25.2013 | Weird News

Sometimes the moon isn't too bright. Lisa Grant, a Virginia mom, will spend her upcoming weekends behind bars because she mooned a school bus full ...

ANOTHER Teacher Arrested, Charged With 'Taking Indecent Liberties With A Minor'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Zachary Reid | Posted 07.14.2013 | DC

A local artist who teaches at Trinity Episcopal School has been arrested and charged with a felony count of taking indecent liberties with a minor, al...

Dispute About Washing Machine Noise Leads To Aggravated Assault Arrest

Richmond Times-Dispatch | | Posted 07.13.2013 | DC

RICHMOND -- Police said a dispute among South Richmond neighbors about a washing machine's noise escalated into a pepper spray incident that ended wit...

FBI Agent Charged In Shooting Death Of Wife

AP | Posted 05.11.2013 | DC

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- An FBI agent who told police in Virginia that he fatally shot his estranged wife last month has been charged in her death. Med...

4th Arrest In Alleged Hazing Drownings

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Mark Bowes | Posted 07.01.2013 | DC

Chesterfield County police have arrested the last of four men accused of hazing in the aftermath of the drownings of two Virginia State University stu...

UVA Lacrosse Killer's Appeal Moves Forward

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 06.27.2013 | DC

The state Court of Appeals has agreed to hear two grounds of appeal by former University of Virginia lacrosse player George W. Huguely V, who was conv...