2 ALERTS  

charlottesville

Latest

  • Victim advocates worry about discredited UVa rape account

    BALTIMORE (AP) — With the account of an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia debunked by police, advocates for sexual assault survivors are worried a movement that gained tremendous momentum in the past…

  • U.Va. students grill law enforcement officials about arrest

    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – University of Virginia students grilled law enforcement officials about an arrest that left a student injured, and some were not satisfied with the answers. Representatives of…

  • Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student’s arrest

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — About 1,000 students gathered at the University of Virginia campus Wednesday night to demand justice for a student who was injured during an arrest and appears in a photo with a…

  • Farm-to-school conference set in Charlottesville

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Efforts to increase the number of school systems using Virginian-grown products in school menus are the focus of a conference in Charlottesville. The Virginia Farm-to-School Conference will be held Wednesday and…

  • Charlottesville stops observance of Lee-Jackson Day

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville no longer will observe a state holiday commemorating Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Media outlets report that City Council unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that…

  • Former Virginia player Singletary arrested on DUI charge

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Former University of Virginia basketball player Sean Singletary has been charged in Charlottesville with driving under the influence and refusing a breath test. Charlottesville Police Lt. Steve Upman said Monday Singletary…

  • Charlottesville restaurateurs oppose tax increase

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Some Charlottesville restaurant owners are opposing a proposed 25 percent increase in the city’s meals tax. The Daily Progress reports (http://bit.ly/185w65j ) that a half-dozen restaurateurs attended a meeting organized by…

  • Suspect in slaying of Va. woman, daughter has court date

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man accused in the slaying of a Charlottesville woman and her daughter has a court date in June. Thirty-year-old Gene Everett Washington is charged with two counts of first-degree murder…

  • Charlottesville to consider ending observance of Lee-Jackson day

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville is considering an end to the local observance of Virginia’s Lee-Jackson day, which celebrates two Confederate generals. The City Council is expected to take up the proposal on Tuesday, according…

  • Jesse Matthew Jr. facing sex assault trial June 8

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A Charlottesville man charged with the murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will go on trial June 8 in a separate case in Fairfax County. Jesse Matthew Jr.’s Fairfax…

  • Southern Living chooses Virginia for this year’s Idea House

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Southern Living magazine is constructing its 2015 Idea House in central Virginia. The 4,500-square-foot house south of Charlottesville in Albemarle County will be featured in the magazine’s August issue. The modern…

  • 2 ex-Charlottesville officials plead guilty in phone case

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two former Charlottesville officials have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors in a case involving cellphone bills. Media outlets report that former Registrar Sheri Iachetta and former Electoral Board member Stephanie Commander each…

  • Work begins on $1.3M roof revamp of UVa’s Old Cabell Hall

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Construction has begun on a new roof for Old Cabell Hall at the University of Virginia. Crews are replacing slate and rubberized portions of the roof of the building that dates…

  • Charlottesville police ID man killed in fall at garage

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville police have identified a man killed in a fall at a parking garage. Police tell media outlets that the death of 24-year-old Justin Michael Frazier has been ruled accidental. The…

  • U. Va. Board chair decries ‘drive-by journalism’

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school’s image with a piece of “drive-by journalism,” hurt…