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2nd man pleads guilty to falsely labeling foreign crab

Jul. 18, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty for his role in falsely labeling foreign crab meat as fresh Chesapeake blue crab. Federal prosecutors said Thursday in a statement that 42-year-old Michael P. Casey pleaded guilty to conspiring with his father, James Casey, who owned Casey's...

Virginia Beach attacker notified boss of plans to leave job

Jun. 2, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The gunman who attacked his colleagues at a Virginia Beach government office building resigned by email hours before the shooting, a city official said Sunday as authorities sought a motive in the assault that killed 12 people. Officials gave no indication why 40-year-old DeWayne...

Virginia victims had 150 years of combined service with city

Jun. 2, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Four were engineers who worked to maintain streets and protect wetlands. Three were right-of-way agents who reviewed property lines. The others included an account clerk, a technician, an administrative assistant and a special projects coordinator. In all, they had served the...

Virginia airline founder charged with fraud, tax evasion

May. 22, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The leader of an ill-fated effort to revive the People Express airline has been indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges. The Daily Press reports Michael D. Morisi was arrested Tuesday, accused of defrauding creditors of nearly $448,000. An indictment says he used most of the...