Late today, Attorney General Mark R. Herring took the first legal steps necessary to remove the Confederate battle flag from Virginia license plates.
In a landmark 5 to 4 decision today in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, the United States Supreme Court affirmed marriage equality for all 50 states.
Theodore M. Vann, aka Flatline, 32, of Portsmouth, Virginia, and Antwane L. Williams, aka Neno, 26, also of Portsmouth, pleaded guilty today to charges relating to their distribution of heroin in Norfolk. Vann also pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Today the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that healthcare affordability assistance under the Affordable Care Act is available for all Americans, whether their state built its own exchange or uses a federally-facilitated one.
Cornelius J. Gaymon, 34, and Tedrick O. Speller, 33, both of Norfolk, have pleaded guilty to heroin and narcotics charges. Gaymon, who is a 10-time convicted felon, pleaded guilty today to possession with intent to distribute 23 grams of heroin. Speller pleaded guilty yesterday to possession with intent to distribute 100 grams of crack cocaine.