Government & Courts

Mark Weiner's attorney Steve Benjamin leaves Albemarle Circuit Court on June 3, followed by members of Weiner's family, including his brother Michael Weiner, right. Photo: Courteney Stuart

New date set for Weiner sentencing hearing

On Monday, a judge agreed to an October 8 sentencing date for Mark Weiner, the 53-year-old former grocery store clerk convicted for abduction with intent to defile in May 2013. Weiner’s attorneys have raised questions about the evidence used to convict him. They have pointed to expert testimony that contradicts the story that a chemically […]