Virginia

Voter registration worker charged with submitting fake names

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Authorities have charged an ex-voter registration worker with submitting a batch of bogus voter-registration forms in Alexandria. The city’s commonwealth’s attorney, Bryan Porter, said Friday that 30-year-old Vafalay Massaquoi has been arraigned on four felony counts related to voter-registration fraud. He’s been ordered jailed pending a December preliminary hearing. Porter said … Continue reading

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Virginia

Virginia voter-registration deadline extended through Friday

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has granted a brief extension of Virginia’s voter-registration deadline after heavy demand prevented some voters from registering online. U.S. Senior Judge Claude Hilton ordered officials to reopen voter registration in the commonwealth immediately on Thursday and keep it open until 11:59 p.m. Friday. State election officials actually had … Continue reading

National / Virginia

2 men arrested, charged with hacking senior US officials

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two North Carolina men were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a computer hacker network that allegedly targeted CIA Director John Brennan and other senior government officials. Federal prosecutors in Alexandria said Andrew Otto Boggs, 22, known online as “INCURSIO,” of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, and Justin Gray Liverman, 24, … Continue reading

Campus Life / Local / National / Virginia

Expelled student: rough sex was role-playing, not rape

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A student expelled from George Mason University for violating its sexual misconduct policy is suing in federal court to clear his name, arguing that an encounter with a girlfriend was sadomasochistic role-playing, not sexual assault. In response, the university is demanding that the ex-student identify himself publicly if he wants to … Continue reading