Faking disabilities, photo-shopping faces onto different students’ bodies, and paying millions in bribes. Feds are saying rich American families have been scamming to ensure their children get into the best U.S. colleges. The scam required dozens of bribes of test administrators and relied on colleges’ different standards for student-athletes.
Gov. Ralph Northam issued his first veto of the year yesterday, rejecting a Republican backed proposal that would pressure state police to expedite concealed handgun permits for out-of-state residents. The proposal, sponsored by Delegate Brenda Pogge, would automatically grant concealed handgun permits to nonresidents if the Virginia State Police doesn’t review their applications within 90 days.
An emergency medical technician in Southwest Virginia who was suspended after reports he was a frequent co-host of a neo-Nazi podcast has now been fired. JEB Stuart Rescue Squad’s board of directors voted Sunday to fire 35-year-old Alex McNabb, Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. The Huffington Post’s Dec. 8 report said McNabb told stories about being an EMT on “The Daily Shoah,” often referring to patients by racist slurs.