Government & Courts

U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy will step down at the end of 2014.  Photo courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office

U.S. Attorney Heaphy steps down, takes defense position

U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia Timothy Heaphy is stepping down and switching sides in the courtroom, having accepted a position as head of “White Collar Defense and Government Investigations” for an international firm in Richmond, according to a November 25 press release announcing his departure, which will take place at the end […]

Leaked search warrant reveals DNA link in Harrington case

Leaked search warrant reveals DNA link in Harrington case

A search warrant first obtained by NBC29 and reported by The Daily Progress reveals that the forensic link connecting Hannah Graham’s accused abductor Jesse Matthew to the Morgan Harrington case is DNA taken from the “wooden tip” of a cigar butt found in Matthew’s wallet and from Harrington’s shirt, which was found on a bush […]