A former ABC employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $239,000 in funds intended for educational programs to combat underage drinking. Steve Hammond Jr. faces a maximum of ten years in prison. The 29-year-old Richmonder will be sentenced for one count of theft from a program receiving federal funds. Hammond is scheduled to be sentenced in mid-January.
Other celebrity notables include Taylor Swift, Shakira and Ellen DeGeneres.
The "Atonement" star has reportedly welcomed her first child.
The Albemarle Republicans have nominated two new candidates for their slate in county races.
Frank Hall, who served for more than 30 years in the House of Delegates, has died.