News

McDonnells Ask Judge To Dismiss Charges

McDonnells Ask Judge To Dismiss Charges

Photo: WINA

Attorneys for Bob and Maureen McDonnell have asked a federal judge to dismiss the corruption charges against them. The lawyers for the former Governor and First Lady have accused federal prosecutors of trying to stretch the bounds of  bribery laws. The McDonnells are scheduled to stand trial in late July. Federal prosecutors indicted the pair in January, and they are scheduled to stand trial in late July. They have been charged with accepting gifts and loans from their onetime friend Jonnie Williams, who used to run Star Scientific.

 

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

randy-travis

A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: Surprising talent creates weird onscreen magic in ‘Foxcatcher’

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Channing Tatum, left, and Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Foxcatcher."

Sibling rivalry, loneliness, competition and madness fuel director Bennett Miller’s award-worthy true crime tale Foxcatcher.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Wild’ is both unsettling and triumphant

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

kentucky

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP775340197327_3

A look back at the big sports stories and best photos from this week.