News

Former Maureen McDonnell Chief Of Staff Calls Ex-Boss “Nutbag”

Former Maureen McDonnell Chief Of Staff Calls Ex-Boss “Nutbag”

Photo: WINA

The onetime Chief of Staff for Maureen McDonnell has told a federal jury her former boss was a “screaming nutbag.” Mary Shea Sutherland testified Wednesday during the Richmond trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell. Sutherland says frequent yelling and screaming forced her to seek employment elsewhere. She testified that members of the executive protection unit at the Governor’s Mansion came in twice to see if she was okay. Sutherland also says she saw no signs of a crumbling marriage or romantic feelings between Maureen McDonnell (pictured) and Jonnie Williams. She testified she used her own credit card to buy the First Lady’s inaugural gown because her own credit card was maxed out. Sutherland says she was reimbursed for that purchase.

Latest Stories

in Local, Surrounding Counties

Another Fatal Fall In Nelson

Nelson County Sheriffs Logo 072208

There's been another fatal accident at Crabtree Falls in Nelson County.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Walker Campaigns In Albemarle

Walker Gov. Scott Stucky Philip 82915 CC

Wisconsin Governor and 2016 presidential hopeful Scott Walker made a weekend stop in Albemarle County.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Local Residents Honor Charles Werner

Werner Charles 051014

Area residents salute retiring Charlottesville Fire Chief Charles Werner.

in Local, Surrounding Counties

Faber Woman Confined To Home

gavel

A Nelson County woman must spend 18 months under home confinement.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

Changes Loom For Three CAT Routes

CAT Bus Route 7 51615 CC

Schedule changes will happen September 12th for three routes of Charlottesville Area Transit.