A Virginia woman has been taken into custody nearly two years after her marriage. She is accused of grand larceny and fraud after she allegedly duped friends and strangers into paying for her wedding.
The Northern Virginia woman, referred to by area police as the "blond bandit," has pleaded guilty to three charges, including bank robbery.
A federal judge has ruled that the civil rights of five drivers cited for drunk driving at the Quantico Marine Corps base in Northern Virginia were violated and has dismissed the cases. It shows the necessity of the appeals process, and that the government can be overzealous in punishing people.
Authorities said they have broken up a theft ring that is believed to have stolen millions of dollars in jewelry from traveling salespeople working in Northern Virginia and elsewhere.