As Virginia prepares for a potential hurricane event, Governor McAuliffe's declaration of a state of emergency has triggered Virginia's anti-price gouging statutes designed to protect consumers from paying exorbitant prices for necessities during an emergency.
As part of his ongoing efforts to address a troubling rise in heroin and opioid abuse in Virginia, Attorney General Mark R. Herring, along with the attorneys general of 36 states plus the District of Columbia, has written to leaders in the U.S. House and Senate Judiciary Committees urging passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 (S. 524/HR 953).
Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced the first in a series of initiatives to promote safe, impartial, 21st century policing in Virginia, and to promote mutual trust and positive relationships between Virginia law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.
Timothy Bodenheimer, 28, of Fairfax Station, pleaded guilty today to ten felony counts involving the solicitation of an undercover investigator posing as a 12-year-old boy and distribution and possession of child pornography.
Today, Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced that Virginia has joined the executive committee of a multistate investigation into Volkswagen for altering emissions software to produce favorable test results.