Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a multistate coalition urging Congress to immediately allow and support research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) into the causes of gun related injuries and death and the best ways to prevent these tragedies.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced today that 170 law firms, legal departments, government offices, and law schools across Virginia joined together to raise the equivalent of more than 1.5 million pounds of food for Virginia's hungry during the 10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy.
Last evening, Attorney General Mark R. Herring's latest initiative to combat human trafficking in Virginia was recognized with the prestigious Commonwealth Award for Public Service at the 69th Virginia Public Relations Awards. Presented by the Richmond Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, the Commonwealth Award for Public Service recognizes exceptional public relations programs or campaigns that advance public understanding of societal issues, problems, or concerns.
Gregory Hatt, 29, of Virginia Beach, was sentenced today to 420 months in prison for distribution of heroin resulting in death.