Tasers were involved in three deaths over the weekend, renewing the debate over when and how the police-issued stun guns should be used.
Five years into a legislative surge, state illegal immigration laws have yielded few arrests. But they have stirred a populist backlash, say immigrant rights groups.
The shots fired at the Marine Corps museum overnight mark the fourth shooting of a Marine Corps-linked facility this month. But authorities say individual marines don't appear to be at risk.
Police officers can check immigration status during criminal investigations, Virginia's attorney general says. The Arizona immigration law has encouraged other states to review their measures.
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block John Allen Muhammad's execution, scheduled for Tuesday in a Virginia prison.
Election results show defection of independents, plus the low turnout among young and black voters, hurting Democrats.
A long-time red state is now a tossup due to fast-growing exurbs.