2014 News Release Index
September 26 - Virginia to host national drug takeback day events
September 26 - Virginia man sentenced to 24 years for "Sextortion" of minors on Facebook.
September 25 - Statement of Attorney General Herring on creation of Governor's Commission on Integrity & Public Confidence in State Government
September 25 - Attorney General's office pursues accountability for professional violations involving opiates
September 23 - Herring encourages voters to register, prepare for November elections
September 23 - Virginia wins another national award for investigations of healthcare fraud
September 22 - Governor McAuliffe Announces Members of the Governor's Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence.
September 22 - Former probation officer pleads guilty to abusing her position to engage in sexual contact with probationers
September 19 - Newport News gang member convicted of 2008 double murder
September 17 - Medicaid provider and wife convicted of health care fraud
September 16 - Herring brings record $1.15 billion lawsuit against banks for defrauding Virginia taxpayers
September 15 - Virginia sheriffs, legislators, community leaders support Attorney General Herring's re-entry efforts
September 15 - Herring announces inmate re-entry effort.
September 10 - Former Piedmont jail supervisor sentenced for conspiracy, false tax returns, and bank fraud
September 8 - Statement of Attorney General Mark Herring.
September 8 - Herring launches heroin and prescription drug abuse strategy
September 5 - Gang member and associate sentenced for plotting to abduct, kill prison warden
September 4 - Statement of Attorney General Herring on verdict in trial of Governor McDonnell.
August 28 - Attorney General commits to hiring Virginia veterans, protecting vets from fraud and scams.
August 21 - D.C. heroin dealer convicted at trial.
August 21 - Virginia launches comprehensive effort to address sexual violence on college campuses.
August 20 - Statement of Attorney General Mark Herring.
August 18 - Virginia asks Supreme Court for expedited review in marriage equality case.
August 14 - Fairfax area attorney sentenced to 6 years in prison for embezzling from a client.
August 13 - Statement of Attorney General Herring on 4th Circuit's decision not to stay its marriage equality ruling.
August 8 - Virginia asks U.S. Surpreme Court to review marriage equality case.
August 6 - Sonya Stumbo, operator of "Big Blue" cockfighting pit, in McDowell, Kentucky, convicted at trial.
August 6 - Virginia reaches temporary agreement to allow safe, regulated operation of Uber and Lyft.
August 5 - Virginia to ask Supreme Court for review of marriage equality case.
August 5 - Attorney General Herring launches statewide youth education and crime prevention program.
August 4 - Russell Co. pharmacy tech's registration suspended for stealing medications.
August 1 - Statement of Attorney General Herring on reported vote to dismantle DACA
July 30 - Virginia settles ABC lawsuit
July 28 - Former Virginia ABC employee pleads guilty to embezzlement charges.
July 28 - Fourth Circuit affirms ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.
July 26 - Statement of Attorney General Herring on the opening of the Silver Line.
July 25 - Operators of "Big Blue" cock fighting pit in McDowell, Kentucky, plead guilty.
July 24 - Georgia woman convicted of involvement in counterfeit check scheme.
July 22 - Herring helps successfully defend Virginians' access to healthcare affordability tax credits.
July 16 - Herring reaches agreement with Apple on E-Book price-fixing damages.
July 16 - Attorney General Herring recognizes Military Consumer Protection Day.
July 14 - Attorney General's Office helps shut down interstate cigarette trafficking operation.
July 10 - Chesterfield man sentenced to 9 years imprisonment for distribution, possession of child pornography.
July 2 - Governor signs Attorney General Herring's compromise legislation to combat patent trolls.
June 24 - Former Ocwen mortgage borrowers to begin receiving claim forms.
June 20 - Statement of Attorney General Mark R. Herring.
June 19 - Attorney General Herring announces major reform and modernization initiatives.
June 18 - Virginia's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit named best in the nation.
June 17 - Virginia agrees to $550 million joint state-federal settlement with Suntrust to address mortgage, foreclosure abuses.
June 13 - Statement on Virginia Budget.
June 6 - Attorney General Herring elected vice-chair of NAAG southern region.
June 5 - Longtime Fairfax area attorney pleads guilty to embezzlement from a client.
June 4 - Attorney General Herring and 44 other Attorneys General reach $105 million settlement with GSK concerning pharmaceutical marketing.
June 2 - Attorney General Herring appoints dedicated counsel for Virginia Port Authority.
May 19 - Governor signs trio of Attorney General's safety bills.
May 17 - Attorney General and Hopewell leaders host "Community Day".
May 16 - Vienna man sentenced to 80 months in prison in connection with heroin overdose death of McLean teenager.
May 14 - Legal community across Virginia raises more than 1.4 million pounds of food for the needy.
May 13 - Attorney General Herring speaks following same-sex marriage hearing.
May 12 - Statement of Attorney General Herring on Governor McAuliffe's actions regarding women's health.
May 9 - ** UPDATED ** Virginia and Maryland submit joint brief in appeal of dispute over state boundary, access to Potomac River.
May 6 - Office of Attorney General Mark Herring secures convictions for internet crimes against children.
May 5 - Alleged operators of "Big Blue" cock fighting pit in McDowell, Kentucky, arrested.
April 29 - Herring advises that Virginia "Dreamers" can qualify for in-state tuition.
April 25 - Richmond area pharmacist's license revoked for excessive dispensing of opioids.
April 21 - Herring marks first 100 days in office.
April 18 - Heroin dealer sentenced in connection with three overdose deaths.
April 11 - Herring files Virginia's appellate brief in Bostic case.
April 10 - Virginia files amicus brief in support of Chesapeake Bay restoration.
April 4 - Attorney General Mark R. Herring announces additional staff appointments.
March 28 - Attorney General Herring concludes two-week statewide public safety tour.
March 26 - Virginia consumers to receive refunds from settlement of E-Book price fixing lawsuit.
March 21 - Virginia files amicus brief in King v. Sebelius.
March 17 - Attorney General Herring launches statewide public safety tour.
March 11 - Attorney General Herring announces settlement on illegal automobile title loans.
March 8 - Attorney General Herring notes passage of important public safety and consumer protection legislation.
March 6 - Attorney General Herring warns homeowners to be cautious of letters that urge them to buy copies of their home deed.
March 6 - Attorney General Herring combats Patent Trolls.
March 5 - Piedmont Regional Jail supervisor indicted for a false tax return conspiracy with his wife.
March 5 - Major public safety bill passes General Assembly.
March 5 - Attorney General Herring recognizes National Consumer Protection Week.
March 4 - Trio of Attorney General's public safety bills go to Governor.
February 24 - Judgment entered in Bostic case, Commonwealth moves to expedite appeals process.
February 20 - Attorney General Herring appoints panel to identify reforms, efficiencies in Office.
February 14 - Statement of Attorney General Herring following decision striking down Virginia's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.
February 12 -Attorney General Herring highlights price gouging protections ahead of winter storm.
February 7 - Statement of Attorney General Mark R. Herring on Dan River coal ash situation.
February 7 - Attorney General Herring files suit against Henrico County hotel for "bait and switch" violations.
February 4 - Statement of Attorney General Herring following oral arguments in same-sex marriage case.
January 23 - Attorney General Herring changes Virginia's legal position in marriage equality case.
January 17 - Attorney General encourages Target customers in Virginia to take advantage of free credit monitoring in wake of data breach.
January 16 - Attorney General Herring terminates outside counsel contracts in McDonnell case.
January 14 - Attorney General Mark R. Herring announces additional staff appointments.
January 11 - Statement of Attorney General Mark R. Herring on new ethics policy for the Office of Attorney General.