New lawsuit against City Council president

RICJHMOND, VA (WWBT) - City Council President Kathy Graziano is facing new legal trouble from an old foe.

Richmond Magazine reports Jennifer Walle, who accused Council Aide David Hathcock of inappropriately touching her, has filed a new civil lawsuit against Graziano and a family friend.

She says the pair worked to defame her after she made those allegations last year. The charges against Hathcock were eventually dropped.

Walle is seeking $5 million in compensatory damages, and $350,000 in punitive damages.

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