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  • Hannah Graham search enters 2nd month

    Dozens of people continue to search for a missing University of Virginia student from the Alexandria, Virginia area.

  • Virginia festival to showcase more than 100 films

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — More than 100 films will be showcased during the 2014 Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville. The lineup includes “Big Stone Gap,” which is based on author Adriana Trigiani’s series of books. The film was made on location in Big Stone Gap. Its world premiere will kick off the festival on Nov.…

  • Search for Hannah Graham requires communication innovation

    On Sept. 20 and 21, a massive community search involving more than 1,000 volunteers required the creation of an entire temporary communications system.

  • Tips coming in but slowing down in Graham case

    Search for Hannah Graham continues today in Charlottesville, Va.

  • Officials using hi-tech cameras to find Hannah Graham

    While volunteers want to help search, only trained professionals are being used at this point.

  • Search for Hannah Graham continues along Route 29 corridor

    With sunny skies and cool temperatures, searchers
    returned to the woods and fields south of Charlottesville Sunday looking for
    University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, who disappeared Sept. 13.

  • Police Chief: Matthew not yet talking to police

    WTOP\’s Mike Murillo interviews Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo on latest developments in Hannah Graham case.

  • Report: Matthew ‘inappropriate’ with women hours before Graham vanished

    Local investigative reporter says he spoke with women at Tempo restaurant who had run-in with man held in abduction case.

  • Man charged with abducting Va. student apprehended

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say they have captured the man charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said Wednesday that 32-year-old Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. is in custody in Galveston, Texas. Matthew is charged with abduction with intent to defile in the case of 18-year-old Hannah…

  • Police looking for person of interest for reckless driving

    Police have named a person of interest in the case of Hannah Graham, who was first reported missing in Charlottesville, Va., on Sept. 14.

  • More than 1K people search for missing UVa student

    ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago. Volunteers met at the university’s basketball arena before going out in teams throughout Charlottesville…

  • Police appeal to public in search for Va. student

    LARRY O’DELL Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student say they searched an apartment of a man they believe was with her the night she went missing but did not have enough information to arrest or detain him. In an emotional appeal Friday, Charlottesville Police Chief…

  • UVa. architect to step down after 11-year tenure

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The architect that oversaw planning for the $50 million restoration of the University of Virginia’s iconic Rotunda is stepping down. The Charlottesville school said Friday that David Neuman plans to resign from his post in October after an 11-year tenure. During his time at the university, Neuman spearheaded numerous construction and…

  • Grand jury to hear Va. assault charges

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The case against a former high school teacher accused of assaulting the wife of a Virginia legislator is headed to a grand jury. The Daily Progress (http://bit.ly/1p1ZFco ) reports that Claire Ogilvie waived her right to a preliminary hearing on Thursday in Charlottesville General District Court. That sent the case to…

  • Charlottesville company plans Danville operation

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A company created by University of Virginia researchers plans to launch an operation in Danville that could create 127 jobs. The Virginia Tobacco Commission approved a $2 million research and development grant for Fermata Energy LLC. Fermata is developing vehicle-to-grid bidirectional chargers. The chargers will enable electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids…