News

McDonnells Ask Judge To Dismiss Charges

McDonnells Ask Judge To Dismiss Charges

Photo: WINA

Attorneys for Bob and Maureen McDonnell have asked a federal judge to dismiss the corruption charges against them. The lawyers for the former Governor and First Lady have accused federal prosecutors of trying to stretch the bounds of  bribery laws. The McDonnells are scheduled to stand trial in late July. Federal prosecutors indicted the pair in January, and they are scheduled to stand trial in late July. They have been charged with accepting gifts and loans from their onetime friend Jonnie Williams, who used to run Star Scientific.

 

Latest Stories

59 mins ago in Music

Wes Scantlin arrested following concert

Fresh
wesscantlin

The troubled Puddle of Mudd star has been arrested after missing a court date in his vandalism case.

1 hour ago in Entertainment

‘Ghostbusters’ reboot is ‘most disliked’ trailer of all time

Fresh
25-overlay-1

The trailer for the all-female remake of the classic 1984 comedy hits theaters this summer.

1 hour ago in Weird

Wee-lief! This airport restroom has gone to the dogs

Fresh
dogs

Dogs and other animals now have a bathroom of their own at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.