Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife were barely on speaking terms when they accepted $165,000 in gifts and loans from a vitamin company executive, defense attorneys said on Tuesday at the start of the pair's corruption trial. Federal prosecutors described Robert and Maureen McDonnell as conspiring to take gifts from Jonnie Williams, the chief executive of Star Scientific Inc, in exchange for promoting his products. "At the time of this supposed conspiracy, the McDonnells' marriage had broken down and they were barely on speaking terms," defense attorney William Burck said.
The Shasta County Coroner's Office identified the body found in the ACID canal in Anderson Monday as Tony Hufford. Hufford, 29, of Anderson was identified by family members.
A man told deputies 6-7 shots were fired at him after an argument on Pegnan Road.
The Web Fire in Butte County had grown to 130 acres Monday night.
Freddie Alexander Smoke III, accused of starting the Bully Fire, will face additional felony charges including involuntary manslaughter.
Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, a multisport star who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles and is considered the school's greatest all-around athlete, has died. He was 88.
An officer found John Abraham passed out behind the wheel of his black Dodge Challenger at around 4 p.m. ET June 29 at the intersection of an Atlanta suburb after he had left the Pink Pony strip club, according to a police report.
Jon Lester's agent denied a published report that claimed the pitcher's representatives informed the club what it would take to sign him, prompting the club's decision to trade him.
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant congratulated LeBron James for his decision to return to Cleveland, but says he's not sure if he'll play for his hometown Wizards when he becomes a free agent.