Attorney General-elect Jason Miyares has pledged a “deep dive” into the parole board misconduct.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Five Republican Oklahoma lawmakers urged GOP Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday to grant clemency to death row inmate Julius Jones, who is scheduled to be executed next week.
Democrats and Gov. Ralph Northam resisted GOP calls this year to investigate misconduct at the Virginia Parole Board after people were released from prison without proper notification to crime victims and prosecutors.
Attorney General Mark Herring and Republican challenger Jason Miyares debated in Loudoun County on Wednesday, defending their opposing political views and attacking each other in front of a group of business leaders.
With just less than three weeks till Election Day in Virginia, Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin greeted supporters Wednesday in Campbell County, celebrating Police Week with a Law Enforcement Appreciation Rally.
Virginia's five most recently elected Republican attorneys general issued a statement Thursday criticizing Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring for not taking legal action against the Virginia Parole Board over its substantiated misconduct.
We recently had the investigation the state ordered into Virginia Military Institute. Now we have the investigation ordered into the investigation of the Virginia Parole Board. That report is now out and amounts to an “investigation of an investigation.” What to make of it?
Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring and GOP challenger Jason Miyares debated virtually on Tuesday in a preview of the ideological differences they’ll highlight for voters in the November election.
The Office of the State Inspector General "fell short" in its investigation of one of the Virginia Parole Board's more controversial decisions last year, and the agency's conclusions likely were influenced by the lead investigator's "apparent bias," a law firm hired by Gov. Ralph Northam's administration said in a report released Monday. The report drew immediate criticism from Republican lawmakers as an "attempt to deflect attention from the Parole Board's indefensible conduct."
Virginia’s parole board has been in the news since last spring and not in good ways. All this has Republicans salivating and should have Democrats worried as they go into the fall elections. Democrats are making a grievous political mistake by ignoring the parole board scandal.
Republican legislative leaders called for lawmakers to begin an investigation of misconduct at the Virginia Parole Board following coverage in the Richmond Times-Dispatch this weekend of a meeting between the governor’s office and a state watchdog agency.
LYNCHBURG — When she’s doing anything, like driving around town or alone with her thoughts, Judy Smith thinks of the night she saw her husband die.
Republicans in the General Assembly slammed a proposal by Gov. Ralph Northam to hire an investigator to look into how a state watchdog agency investigated the Virginia Parole Board, calling it a “whitewash” because of its limited scope.
The chief state investigator who substantiated violations by the Virginia Parole Board filed a motion Monday for an expedited hearing in her bid to be granted whistleblower protection status, citing "significant retaliatory actions" against her and public comments from the governor's office since she turned over information to state legislators.
What started as an investigation of the Virginia Parole Board’s controversial decision to release a man convicted of killing a Richmond police officer 40 years ago has morphed into a much broader probe that has led the state’s watchdog agency to find violations of law and policy in at least eight other parole decisions involving convicted killers.
Ed Board says it's been a terrible week for Virginia Democrats with one piece of bad news after another.
The price of medical care for Virginia’s 30,000 inmates now accounts for one-fifth of all operating expenses for state prisons and is driven in part by an aging inmate population, a new report says.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's Department of Corrections says a parole board has decided that Oscar Pistorius can be released from prison …