Virginia’s attorney general has dubbed himself the “new sheriff.” > Virginia

Comment on this story comment After announcing during his first week in office in January that there was a “new sheriff in town,” Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares spent the following months traversing state meetings with law enforcement from the northern suburbs to rural counties in the southwest. Miyares said the listening sessions helped guide … Read more

Former foster child, now U of M medical student, receives leadership award for helping kids like him > Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — A University of Minnesota medical student receives a special award for mentoring young people. To fully understand the depth of this award, you need to hear about Michael Kelly’s own childhood. It’s a story that began in tumultuous fashion in Duluth, Minnesota. “I lived in a garage and ate out of a shoebox. … Read more

Kaylee Goncalves’ parents say victims’ means of death differ

MOSCOW, Idaho — At least two of the four University of Idaho students killed Nov. 13 have conflicting “causes of death,” according to the parents of the late student Kaylee Goncalves. Kaylee, a 21-year-old senior at college; her best friend, 21-year-old Madison Mogen; her roommate, 20-year-old Xana Kernodle; and her boyfriend, 20-year-old Ethan Chapin, were … Read more