Former Virginia Governor McDonnell Says 'Still a Lot of Healing to Do' After Case
Former Virginia Governor McDonnell Says 'Still a Lot of Healing to Do' After Case

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says his marriage and family relationships remain strained after his public corruption case.

April 11th, 9:06 AM EDT
Prosecutor to Drop Case Against Bob and Maureen McDonnell
Prosecutor to Drop Case Against Bob and Maureen McDonnell

Prosecutors have dropped a retry of the case against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. 

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 2:28 PM EDT
Washington Post:AG Recommends McDonnell Go on Trial Again
Washington Post:AG Recommends McDonnell Go on Trial Again

According to the Washington Post, the United States Attorney's Office recommends putting former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (R) on trial again. 

Friday, September 2nd 2016, 8:13 PM EDT
Ex-First Lady McDonnell's Case Put on Hold After Supreme Court Ruling
Ex-First Lady McDonnell's Case Put on Hold After Supreme Court Ruling

A federal appeals court has put former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's case on hold, giving prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to analyze a recent Supreme Court ruling.

Friday, August 5th 2016, 1:09 PM EDT
Former Virginia First Lady Asks Court to Vacate Convictions
Former Virginia First Lady Asks Court to Vacate Convictions

Lawyers for Virginia's former first lady say her corruption convictions should be vacated after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned her husband's convictions.

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 9:05 AM EDT
U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Former Va. Governor's Conviction
U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Former Va. Governor's Conviction

A unanimous Supreme Court has overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that makes it harder to prosecute elected officials accused of bribery.

Monday, June 27th 2016, 10:42 AM EDT
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument in McDonnell's Corruption Case
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument in McDonnell's Corruption Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up former Governor Bob McDonnell's appeal of his public corruption case.

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 11:22 AM EDT
McDonnell Case at High Court Will Test Reach of Bribery Laws
McDonnell Case at High Court Will Test Reach of Bribery Laws

The Supreme Court will decide how far politicians can go in doing favors for people who give them money as it takes up the public corruption case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 1:59 PM EDT
Jurors: McDonnell Rightfully Convicted
Jurors: McDonnell Rightfully Convicted

Jurors who convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell for public corruption are standing by their verdict, just days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears an appeal in the case.

Saturday, April 23rd 2016, 4:31 PM EDT
Former VA 1st Lady Makes Final Written Plea to Appeals Court
Former VA 1st Lady Makes Final Written Plea to Appeals Court

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has made her final written arguments to a federal appeals court that is reviewing her public corruption convictions.

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 9:37 AM EDT
Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Ex-Governor's Case
Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Ex-Governor's Case

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's future now rests with a three-judge panel in Richmond. It's part of an ongoing effort to fight the corruption conviction he is facing.

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 11:05 AM EDT
Six Former VA AGs Back McDonnell Bid for Bond Pending Appeal
Six Former VA AGs Back McDonnell Bid for Bond Pending Appeal

Six former Virginia attorney generals are supporting former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's bid to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 3:13 PM EST
McDonnell Renews Request to Remain free during appeal
McDonnell Renews Request to Remain free during appeal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is renewing his request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 4:38 PM EST
McDonnell Defense Appeals Corruption Convictions
McDonnell Defense Appeals Corruption Convictions

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has formally filed a notice of appeal on his corruption conviction. Judge James Spencer had denied a motion for McDonnell's release pending appeal.

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 10:57 AM EST
Former Gov. McDonnell Sentenced to Two Years in Prison
Former Gov. McDonnell Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

Former Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced in federal court to two years in prison followed by two years of supervised probation on 11 public corruption convictions.

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 10:08 AM EST
Prosecutors Oppose Ex-Virginia Governor's Request
Prosecutors Oppose Ex-Virginia Governor's Request

Federal prosecutors are urging a judge to reject former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's request for a sentence of community service for his public corruption convictions.

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 11:43 AM EST
Charity: Ex-Gov Should Volunteer, Not Go to Prison
Charity: Ex-Gov Should Volunteer, Not Go to Prison

An international relief organization wants a judge to allow former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to perform community service rather than serve prison time for his federal corruption convictions.

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 1:08 PM EST
McDonnell Seeks New Trial over Jury Issues
McDonnell Seeks New Trial over Jury Issues

Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell say he should get a new trial on corruption charges because the jury in his case was potentially biased and may have acted improperly.

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 5:00 PM EDT
Sentencing Delayed for Maureen McDonnell
Sentencing Delayed for Maureen McDonnell

A federal judge has delayed the 2015 sentencing of former first lady Maureen McDonnell on nine public corruption convictions.

Friday, October 17th 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
Maureen McDonnell Seeks Later Sentencing
Maureen McDonnell Seeks Later Sentencing

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell is asking for a delay in her 2015 sentencing on nine public corruption convictions.

Monday, October 13th 2014, 1:10 PM EDT
FBI and VA Senators Discuss Corruption After McDonnell Conviction
FBI and VA Senators Discuss Corruption After McDonnell Conviction

Virginia state senators say they met with FBI officials for a private briefing on how not to run afoul of federal corruption laws shortly after a jury found former Gov. McDonnell guilty of selling the influence of his office.

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
Former Governor McDonnell and Wife seek Acquittal
Former Governor McDonnell and Wife seek Acquittal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are asking a judge to toss out their convictions on public corruption charges.

Friday, September 19th 2014, 12:02 PM EDT
Attorney Vows to Appeal Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's Conviction
Attorney Vows to Appeal Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's Conviction

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorney says his client didn't get a fair trial and will appeal his convictions on public corruption charges.

Friday, September 5th 2014, 9:56 AM EDT
Jurors in McDonnell Corruption Trial Speak Out
Jurors in McDonnell Corruption Trial Speak Out

Jurors from the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are speaking out about the emotional toll the guilty verdicts had on the couple and the courtroom.

Friday, September 5th 2014, 4:38 PM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 28: McDonnell and Wife Found Guilty on Corruption Charges
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 28: McDonnell and Wife Found Guilty on Corruption Charges

Bob and Maureen McDonnell have been convicted of corruption in a case that accused them of conspiring to use his office to promote a businessman's product in exchange for gifts.

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 9:32 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 27: Jury Deliberations Continue
McDonnell Trial Day 27: Jury Deliberations Continue

Jurors in the corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, have wrapped up the second day of deliberations without a verdict. Deliberations will resume Thursday morning.

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 9:46 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 26: Jury Deliberations Begin
McDonnell Trial Day 26: Jury Deliberations Begin

A federal jury heard instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 9:43 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Jury Deliberations to Begin Tuesday
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Jury Deliberations to Begin Tuesday

Jury deliberations will begin Tuesday in the corruption trial of former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Monday, September 1st 2014, 3:47 PM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 25: Closing Arguments
McDonnell Trial Day 25: Closing Arguments

Closing arguments were delivered in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen Friday.

Friday, August 29th 2014, 9:34 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 24: Testimony Concludes
McDonnell Trial Day 24: Testimony Concludes

The jury heard from the final witness in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen Thursday. Closing arguments are set to begin on Friday.

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 8:26 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 23: Defense Rests in Corruption Trial of Former Governor
McDonnell Trial Day 23: Defense Rests in Corruption Trial of Former Governor

Maureen McDonnell's attorneys finally had their turn to present their side of the story Wednesday in the corruption trial against her and her husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell.

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 10:11 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 22: Prosecution Concludes Cross Examination of Bob McDonnell
McDonnell Trial Day 22: Prosecution Concludes Cross Examination of Bob McDonnell

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced more questions from the prosecutor in his public corruption trial Tuesday in federal court in Richmond.

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 21: Bob McDonnell Back on Stand
McDonnell Trial Day 21: Bob McDonnell Back on Stand

Former Governor Bob McDonnell was back on the witness stand Monday as his public corruption trial entered its fifth week. Most of the day centered on the prosecution's cross examination.

Monday, August 25th 2014, 9:44 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 20: Former Governor Back on Stand
McDonnell Trial Day 20: Former Governor Back on Stand

Former Governor Bob McDonnell spent another day testifying in his public corruption trial in Richmond Friday.

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
Conviction Could Cost McDonnell His Pension
Conviction Could Cost McDonnell His Pension

If former Governor Bob McDonnell is convicted of corruption, he stands to lose his pension due to a bill he signed into law.

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 4:49 PM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 19: Bob McDonnell Continues Testimony
McDonnell Trial Day 19: Bob McDonnell Continues Testimony

Former Governor Bob McDonnell spent the entire day on the stand Thursday, defending himself against the federal corruption charges against him.

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 9:40 AM EDT
McDonnell Defense Strategy: Painting Maureen as Unstable Wife
McDonnell Defense Strategy: Painting Maureen as Unstable Wife

Leading up to the corruption trial against Bob and Maureen McDonnell, many expected the defense to focus on a businessman involved in the allegations, but it's focused on a tumultuous first family and a distressed wife.

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 4:11 PM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 18: Bob McDonnell Takes the Stand
McDonnell Trial Day 18: Bob McDonnell Takes the Stand

The corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, continued in federal court in Richmond. Wednesday afternoon, Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense.

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 9:42 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 17: Defense Continues
McDonnell Trial Day 17: Defense Continues

The defense continues presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in federal court in Richmond.

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 9:56 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 16: Defense Begins
McDonnell Trial Day 16: Defense Begins

The defense has started presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Monday, August 18th 2014, 9:46 AM EDT
McDonnell Trial Day 15: Judge Denies Motion to Acquit
McDonnell Trial Day 15: Judge Denies Motion to Acquit

A judge rejected a request for acquittal in the corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Friday, August 15th 2014, 9:34 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 13: Virginia Beach Mayor and Banker Testifies About Loans
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 13: Virginia Beach Mayor and Banker Testifies About Loans

Virginia Beach Mayor William Sessoms took the stand when the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumed in federal court in Richmond.

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 9:40 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 12: Juror Dismissed, Kilgore and Special Agent Testify
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 12: Juror Dismissed, Kilgore and Special Agent Testify

Virginia's onetime attorney general is back on the witness stand in the public corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in federal court in Richmond.

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 10:21 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 11: Week Three Begins
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 11: Week Three Begins

The corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen resumed in federal court Monday morning.

Monday, August 11th 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 10: Week 2 Wrapping Up
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 10: Week 2 Wrapping Up

Week two of the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, wrapped up Friday in Richmond.

Friday, August 8th 2014, 10:04 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 9
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 9

The former governor's mansion director and the Virginia secretary of health were among the witnesses who testified in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen Thursday.

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 8:28 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 8
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 8

An FBI agent, a UVA researcher, and a former chief of staff testified Wednesday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 9:38 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 7
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 7

Seven witnesses testified Tuesday in the public corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen McDonnell.

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 6: Williams Testimony Concludes
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 6: Williams Testimony Concludes

The prosecution's key witness was back on the stand Monday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, at the federal courthouse in Richmond.

Monday, August 4th 2014, 9:40 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 5
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 5

The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen resumed in U.S. District Court in Richmond. Jonnie Williams, the government's key witness, was the first person called to the stand.

Friday, August 1st 2014, 9:35 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 4: Williams Testimony Continues
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 4: Williams Testimony Continues

The corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen resumed in federal court Thursday with testimony from Jonnie Williams, the government's key witness.

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 9:51 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 3: Williams, Assistant Testify
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 3: Williams, Assistant Testify

Testimony in the corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen continued in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 9:48 AM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 2: Opening Statements
McDonnell Corruption Trial Day 2: Opening Statements

Opening statements were delivered and testimony began in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. Prosecution and the defense laid out their case in the alleged gift scandal Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 12:39 PM EDT
McDonnell Corruption Trial Begins
McDonnell Corruption Trial Begins

A jury has been selected for the corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife.

Monday, July 28th 2014, 9:55 AM EDT
Judge Issues Rulings on McDonnell Pretrial Motions
Judge Issues Rulings on McDonnell Pretrial Motions

The judge has issued his rulings on several pretrial motions in the case against former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife.

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 8:41 PM EDT
CPA Testifies to Finances of McDonnells, Jonnie Williams
CPA Testifies to Finances of McDonnells, Jonnie Williams

A CPA testified to the financial standing of former Governor McDonnell and his wife, as well as the man they once called a close friend, ahead of their corruption trial.

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 5:15 PM EDT
McDonnell Defense Fund Raises $93K
McDonnell Defense Fund Raises $93K

The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year.

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 2:36 PM EDT
Experts React as McDonnell Trial hits UVA
Experts React as McDonnell Trial hits UVA

Political and legal experts are speaking out about the historical nature of the McDonnell corruption case and what we might expect in court.

Friday, July 11th 2014, 6:06 PM EDT
Judge Grants 19 New Defense Subpoenas for McDonnell Trial
Judge Grants 19 New Defense Subpoenas for McDonnell Trial

A federal judge has granted new subpoenas in the federal corruption trial for former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife.

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 5:00 PM EDT
Former Gov. McDonnell Opposes Witness Limit
Former Gov. McDonnell Opposes Witness Limit

Virginia's former governor has urged a federal judge to allow him to call up to 10 character witnesses in his corruption trial.

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 2:52 PM EDT
Judge Bars Former AG Testimony in McDonnell Case
Judge Bars Former AG Testimony in McDonnell Case

A federal judge has refused to allow a former Virginia attorney general to testify as an expert witness in former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial.

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 6:48 PM EDT
WAPO: Prosecutors Say Former UVA BOV Member Paid for McDonnell Vacation
WAPO: Prosecutors Say Former UVA BOV Member Paid for McDonnell Vacation

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell could be in even more legal hot water over an expensive vacation.

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 12:37 PM EDT
Ex-VA Governor Seeks Delay of Wife's Evidence
Ex-VA Governor Seeks Delay of Wife's Evidence

Former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking a court to delay introduction of evidence about his wife's actions or statements in their corruption case.

Friday, June 20th 2014, 7:33 PM EDT
Former Gov. McDonnell Makes 1st Remarks since Indictment
Former Gov. McDonnell Makes 1st Remarks since Indictment

Former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell says he is grateful for the ongoing support of his friends following his indictment on corruption charges.

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 11:24 AM EDT
Prosecution Asks Judge to Bar Series of Witnesses in McDonnell Trial
Prosecution Asks Judge to Bar Series of Witnesses in McDonnell Trial

The prosecution is asking a federal judge to bar former Governor McDonnell from using a series of expert witnesses in his upcoming corruption trial.

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
Filing: McDonnell Aide Close to Star Witness
Filing: McDonnell Aide Close to Star Witness

New court filings say former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's chief of staff kept hidden a close relationship she had with a company's CEO.

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 3:26 PM EDT
Case Against Former VA Gov. McDonnell to Proceed
Case Against Former VA Gov. McDonnell to Proceed

The corruption trial against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife is set to go to trial this summer after a judge tossed out a motion to dismiss most of the charges against the couple.

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 11:40 AM EDT
Judge: Ruling on Former Gov. McDonnell Requests Expected Tuesday
Judge: Ruling on Former Gov. McDonnell Requests Expected Tuesday

A judge says he'll rule Tuesday on key defense requests in the federal corruption prosecution of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell.

Monday, May 19th 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Lawyers: Top court rulings favor McDonnell defense
Lawyers: Top court rulings favor McDonnell defense

Lawyers for former Gov. Bob McDonnell say rulings by the Supreme Court striking down limits on political spending help undermine the prosecution's case against the former Republican governor.

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 2:49 PM EDT
Feds: Clear-Cut Bribery Case Against McDonnell
Feds: Clear-Cut Bribery Case Against McDonnell

Federal prosecutors say their case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is a clear-cut example of political corruption by any reasonable definition.

Friday, April 25th 2014, 10:14 AM EDT
McDonnell Defense Fund Raises Nearly $150K
McDonnell Defense Fund Raises Nearly $150K

Newly released tax records show former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter of this year.

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 4:58 PM EDT
Former Gov. McDonnell, Wife Request Separate Trials
Former Gov. McDonnell, Wife Request Separate Trials

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are asking a federal judge to order separate trials in their public corruption case.

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 10:28 AM EDT
Former Gov. McDonnell Seeks Dismissal of Charges
Former Gov. McDonnell Seeks Dismissal of Charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking a federal judge to dismiss most of the charges he and his wife face in a public corruption case.

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 9:26 PM EDT
Judge Denies Former Gov. McDonnell's Motion
Judge Denies Former Gov. McDonnell's Motion

A federal judge is denying a request by former Gov. Bob McDonnell's defense team to limit prosecutors' involvement in a civil case against the government's key witness.

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
McDonnell Seeks FDA, SEC Files on Expected Witness
McDonnell Seeks FDA, SEC Files on Expected Witness

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope to use to attack the credibility of the government's expected star witness in his public corruption case.

Friday, March 14th 2014, 10:52 AM EDT
Prosecutors Oppose McDonnell Bid for More Details
Prosecutors Oppose McDonnell Bid for More Details

Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is not entitled to more details on what they claim he did wrong.

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 11:24 AM EDT
McDonnell Lawyers Want Specifics on Charges
McDonnell Lawyers Want Specifics on Charges

The defense team for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell wants more details on what exactly federal prosecutors allege McDonnell did wrong.

Friday, February 28th 2014, 1:24 PM EST
Indicted Ex-VA Governor Seeks Evidence Order
Indicted Ex-VA Governor Seeks Evidence Order

Former Governor Bob McDonnell says evidence turned over by prosecutors in his public corruption case is incomprehensible.

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 3:59 PM EST
Former Governor McDonnell to Seek Dismissal of Indictment
Former Governor McDonnell to Seek Dismissal of Indictment

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he will file a motion to dismiss the 14-count indictment against him by March 25.

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 10:41 AM EST
McDonnell Lawyers Seek Evidence in Civil Case
McDonnell Lawyers Seek Evidence in Civil Case

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's lawyers are asking a judge to give them access to evidence in a civil case against dietary supplements maker Star Scientific Inc.

Friday, February 14th 2014, 11:29 AM EST
Star Scientific CEO Faces Fraud Allegations
Star Scientific CEO Faces Fraud Allegations

The prosecution's key witness against the former governor is now facing fraud allegations of his own.

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 11:56 PM EST
Ethics Reform Bills Move Through State Legislature
Ethics Reform Bills Move Through State Legislature

A House panel approved an ethics plan for politicans that includes gift disclosure from family members, the creation of an ethics advisory council, and a $250 cap on individual gifts.

Friday, February 7th 2014, 4:12 PM EST
Judge Seals Certain Documents in McDonnell Case
Judge Seals Certain Documents in McDonnell Case

A judge has issued an order restricting the disclosure of certain documents in the public corruption case against former Governor Bob McDonnell.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:54 PM EDT
Judge Stays Discovery in Star Scientific Suit
Judge Stays Discovery in Star Scientific Suit

A federal judge is halting the discovery process in a lawsuit claiming Star Scientific Inc. misled investors.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:58 PM EDT
Virginia to Drop Investigation of Former Gov. McDonnell
Virginia to Drop Investigation of Former Gov. McDonnell

A state investigation into former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's financial disclosures is being closed to allow federal corruption charges to move forward without complications.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:25 PM EDT
McDonnell Defense: Attack Motive of Ex-Staffer
McDonnell Defense: Attack Motive of Ex-Staffer

Defense lawyers in the federal corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell are planning to attack the motives of his wife's former chief of staff.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Former Gov. McDonnell, Wife Appear in Court
Former Gov. McDonnell, Wife Appear in Court

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, have been released on their own recognizance in their federal corruption case.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:29 PM EDT
Washington Post: McDonnell Rejected Plea Deal While in Office
Washington Post: McDonnell Rejected Plea Deal While in Office

According to the Washington Post, former Governor Bob McDonnell turned down an offer by prosecutors while he was still in office to plead guilty to one felony charge and ultimately avoid trial.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:17 PM EDT
Political Analysts Speak Out on McDonnells' Indictments
Political Analysts Speak Out on McDonnells' Indictments

The arraignment and bond hearing for Virginia's former governor and his wife is getting pushed back by a week.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 2:00 PM EDT
Judge Refuses to Delay McDonnells' Court Date
Judge Refuses to Delay McDonnells' Court Date

A judge has refused to delay former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife's initial court appearance on a 14-count federal corruption indictment.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:58 PM EDT
Former Gov. McDonnell, Wife Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges
Former Gov. McDonnell, Wife Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted on federal corruption charges.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 1:14 PM EDT
Judge lets Star Scientific Suit in VA go Forward
Judge lets Star Scientific Suit in VA go Forward

A federal judge is letting a lawsuit claiming Star Scientific misled investors move forward.

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 2:02 PM EDT
McDonnell Trial: Defense Witness List
McDonnell Trial: Defense Witness List

The defense list of 121 potential witnesses.

McDonnell Trial: Prosecution Witness List
McDonnell Trial: Prosecution Witness List

A list of the 61 potential witnesses for the prosecution.