On the day before his first major hearing on a felony perjury charge, Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler won a small victory Thurday (1/18), as an unrelated charge against him was dismissed.
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The man who directed the original "Police Academy," and created the cult-hit television show "WKRP in Cincinnati" died Sunday [1/14] at the age of 74 at his home in Charlottesville.
Charges against three counter-protesters at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Charlottesville were dropped Thursday (1/11).
Charlottesville City Councilors chose a new mayor Wednesday night (1/2/18): Nikuyah Walker, an African American woman who launched her independent campaign before the summer’s deadly racial violence.
Two chapters in America's cultural history quietly closed last week: Rolling Stone settled the last of the three lawsuits stemming from its ill-fated article about the University of Virginia, and the founder Jann Wenner sold the magazine.
The road where a woman who died after getting struck by a car at the white supremacist rally in August was named today for that woman, Heather Heyer.
Less than a month after the release of a scathing report alleging that he allowed antagonists to fight each other instead of intervening in last summer’s deadly Unite the Right rally, the Charlottesville Police Chief announced today (12/18) that he’s ending his 27-year law enforcement career.
Despite recent DNA evidence casting doubt on his guilt, Jens Soering, the German honor student who came to the University of Virginia and was convicted of killing his girlfriend's parents, will not go home during the McAuliffe administration, which ends next month.
Speaking to reporters on Friday, McAuliffe says his office is swamped, "I receive 15 to 20 pardon requests a week, about a thousand a year."
The young man accused of ramming his car through counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in August saw his charges upgraded Thursday from second-degree to first-degree murder. Twenty-year-old James Alex Fields drove from Ohio to the Unite the Right Rally and ended up driving into pedestrians. A judge agreed to upgrade the initial second-degree murder charge to first-degree, which could carry a life sentence. And that's okay with resident Rosia Parker. "When you come to somewhere and you commit a crime, you do the time," she said.