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Gerry Smith

Now Women Are Getting Arrested For Revenge Porn

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

Revenge porn is widely portrayed as an act committed by men against women. But in a new twist, women are no longer just the victims of those who post ...

Preschool Teacher Bit 1-Year-Old Child: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.23.2014 | Crime

A preschool teacher in Woodbridge, Virginia, has been charged with assault and battery after allegedly biting a 1-year-old student. Theresa Brown, ...

Tyler Kingkade

'Top-To-Bottom' Review Ordered For State Colleges Accused Of Botching Rape Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.21.2014 | College

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) is ordering a "top-to-bottom review" of policies on sexual violence at the state's college campuses. On Thursday,...

Deputy Shoots Daughter After Mistaking Her For Burglar

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.13.2014 | Crime

A 16-year-old girl in Frederick County, Virginia, is recovering from a gunshot wound inflicted by her father, a law enforcement official said. The ...

COPS: Father Of Abducted Child Is 'Homicidal'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime

An Amber Alert has been issued in Virginia for 3-year-old Tommy Lee Able Engle. Authorities say the boy was abducted by his father, who's described as...

Family Of 5 Shot Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide: Police

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 10.04.2014 | Crime

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Clarence and Shauna Washington hosted a Fourth of July bash for their friends and family, and their three daughters loved to pl...

Aunt Of 'Breaking Amish' Reality Star Missing

Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Virginia are trying to locate a missing mother of seven, who is related to one of the stars of TLC's hit reality show "Breaking Amish."...

Judge In Virginia Prison Sex Materials Case Dies

AP | Posted 09.06.2014 | Crime

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — U.S. District Judge James Turk, who struck down a Virginia policy that allowed prisoners to look at Playboy but not read classic...

Man's 'No-Brainer' Plea Deal Includes Vasectomy Requirement

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who has fathered children with several women has agreed to get a vasectomy to reduce his prison term by up to fi...

Armed Suspect Reportedly Sought At Virginia Naval Medical Center

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.06.2014 | Crime

A "Code White" was reported at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia on Friday morning, for a man suspected of stabbing a service member. Acc...

David Lohr

New Charges For Parents Convicted Of Starving Daughter In Cage

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.28.2014 | Crime

A Virginia couple who allegedly kept their mentally disabled 6-year-old daughter in a makeshift cage, covered in her own feces, have been charged with...

Alleged Strip Club At Woman's Home Had Overpriced $2 Drinks

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weird News

What a strip-off. A woman allegedly ran an illegal strip club out of her Virginia home, but it wasn't the busts that got her busted -- it was her o...

David Lohr

Police Confrontation Ends In Cringe-Worthy Tasing (WATCH)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.16.2014 | Crime

A Virginia man is facing a number of criminal charges following a weekend run-in with police that ended in a cringe-worthy stun gun hit that a witness...

Boy, 9, Killed Defending Sister, 11, From Sexual Assault: Cops

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 05.02.2014 | Crime

A 9-year-old Virginia boy died Thursday evening trying to protect his older sister from sexual assault, police say. The siblings were playing toget...

David Lohr

Grateful Dead Fan Remains Nameless, 18 Years After Fatal Crash

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.25.2014 | Crime

Police call him "Grateful Doe," but all they really know, 18 years after he was found dead at the side of the road, is locked in a secret surrounding ...

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...

David Lohr

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. ...

David Lohr

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. ...

David Lohr

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 ...

David Lohr

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....