Governors asked to halt protests at SCOTUS justices’ homes

The Supreme Court’s security chief has asked officials in Maryland and Virginia to pull the plug on picketing and “threatening activity” outside justices’ homes — after the US Department of Justice dragged its feet on enforcing federal laws barring such protests. Supreme Court Marshal Gail Curley wrote letters to Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, Maryland Gov. … Read more

Primary results from Alabama, Virginia, Georgia and DC

In neighboring Georgia, though, Republican voters once again rebuked Trump — this time ignoring his endorsements in congressional primary runoffs for safe GOP House seats. Tuesday’s elections also set the matchups for several key House races in Virginia and Georgia. And in Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser won her Democratic primary and is now poised … Read more

Katie Britt wins Alabama Republican Senate primary runoff

Rich McCormick participates in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District Republican primary election runoff debate on June 6. (Brynn Anderson/Pool/AP) Rich McCormick, an emergency room doctor and retired Marine, will win the Republican nomination for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, CNN projects. McCormick, who won a majority of votes in the May 24 primary, faced attorney Jake Evans … Read more

Bee Nguyen will face Brad Raffensperger in race for Georgia secretary of state

On an overcast morning in Stafford, Virginia, CNN spoke with a number of GOP voters at the Courthouse Community Center, located in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District – a district currently represented by Democratic Rep. Abigail Spanberger, but one where the GOP aims to build on its gains in the November race for the Democratic-held US … Read more

Primary election: Georgia Republican voters reject more of Trump’s primary picks, while a late pick prevails in Alabama

CNN — Another election day in Georgia has brought a further round of defeats for forming President Donald Trump and his chosen Republican candidates. Trump’s politics remain firmly rooted – and deeply influential – in almost every GOP race around the country, but the measure of his personal influence has taken a hit so far … Read more

June 21 primary elections: What to watch in Alabama, Virginia, Georgia and DC

Alabama is one of several states across the South to hold elections Tuesday. Primaries in Virginia and runoff elections in Georgia will determine the general election matchups for a handful of the nation’s most competitive congressional races in November’s midterm elections. And Democrats in Washington, DC, will decide whether to nominate the city mayor for … Read more

Illegal Virginia beagle facility must cease breeding new puppies: judge

LYNCHBURG, Va. — A federal judge is allowing a company that runs a central Virginia research dog-breeding facility to resume selling some dogs for biomedical research purposes, but he ordered Envigo RMS to cease breeding new puppies. US District Judge Norman Moon’s decision comes as the facility’s owners prepare to shutter it permanently, WRIC-TV reported. … Read more

John Hinckley Jr. freed from court oversight after decades

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — John Hinckley Jr., who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981, was freed from court oversight Wednesday, officially concluding decades of supervision by legal and mental health professionals. “After 41 years 2 months and 15 days, FREEDOM AT LAST!!!,” he wrote on Twitter shortly after 12 pm The lifting of … Read more

Mom calls on parents to step up after deadly Chester graduation party shooting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A Chesterfield County mom is calling on parents to do their part in preventing gun violence among youth after six young people were shot at a graduation party in Chester Friday night. Police said 20-year-old Taborri Carter was killed in the shooting, and five victims between ages 16-21 survived. Two additional … Read more

Police ID man killed, 7 injured at graduation party shooting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A 20-year-old man was killed and seven other people were injured at a graduation party in Chester Friday night. Police were called Stepney Road and Weybridge Road for a report of shots fired just after 10:20 pm on Friday, June 3. Officials said six people were shot and two others had … Read more