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Black man beaten by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, found not guilty of assault

The gallery of Judge Robert Downer Jr.'s courtroom in Charlottesville, Virginia, broke out in subdued cheers Friday afternoon when a jury found local resident DeAndre Harris not guilty of misdemeanor assault. Video and images of Harris' battered and bloodied head went viral Aug. 12 after he was brut

MIC - 2018-03-16 18:59:50

Police intercept 10 pounds of marijuana, arrest Harrisonburg man

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - A Harrisonburg man has been arrested after police intercepted a shipment of ten pounds of marijuana bound for his apartment. Earlier this week, a Virginia State Trooper alerted the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office to a suspicious package that had been intercepted. A narc

WHSV - 2018-03-16 19:25:00

No plea entered at Charlottesville shooting case arraignment

A Charlottesville man charged in a shooting from last April declined to enter a plea at an arraignment hearing Thursday. Adrian Jamaal Howard, 30, faces charges of willfully discharging a firearm, shooting in a public place, brandishing a firearm, attempted malicious wounding and nonviolent felon in

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-03-15 22:34:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Staunton Police investigating a spree of graffiti vandalism

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - The Staunton Police Department is asking for the community's help after getting a lot of reports of graffiti around certain parts of the city. Police said most of the vandalism incidents took place along Highland Street and Waverly Street near West Beverly. You can track recen

WHSV - 2018-03-16 17:37:00

Demonstrators gather for DeAndre Harris trial

Buy Now ZACK WAJSGRAS/THE DAILY PROGRESS DeAndre Harris (second from right) enters the Charlottesville District Court ahead of his trial on Friday. Harris is facing an assault charge from an incident that occurred during the Aug. 12 "Unite the Right" rally. ZACK WAJSGRAS/THE DAILY PROGRESS Police of

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-03-16 16:10:00

Charlottesville Man Charged with Embezzlement

A Charlottesville man is charged with embezzling $185,000 from a Waynesboro construction company. Court records show 59-year-old Michael William Roberts was indicted during the week of March 12 on 32 charges, 16 counts of embezzlement, and 16 counts of obtaining money under false pretenses. Accordin

NBC 29 NEWS - 2018-03-16 22:45:00

Classes for March 17 through March 23

Central Virginia Small Business Development Center presents "How to Start Your Own Business" from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday. Albemarle County Office Building at 401 McIntire Road. centralvirginia.org. (434) 979-5610. Fifth Season Gardening offers "Indoor Gardening: Growing in Soil and Hydroponical

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-03-16 22:00:00

PD: Man stole $174,000 from Waynesboro company beginning in 2015

WAYNESBORO - Police have arrested a job site supervisor for a Waynesboro company amid allegations he stole $174,000 from the firm, according to authorities. In January, PD Interiors Inc., a commercial construction company located on 7th Street, began noticing billing irregularities, police said, and

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-03-15 14:03:25

Man found with half-pound of meth gets 5 years

WAYNESBORO - An Augusta County man who was caught with more than half a pound of methamphetamine in an elementary school parking lot last year was sentenced to 5 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to multiple drug charges in Augusta County Circuit Court. Barry L. Spradlin, 53, offered plea


City Woman Charged In Stabbing

HARRISONBURG - Harrisonburg police arrested a city woman in connection with a late-night stabbing Tuesday. Jennifer Jordan, 20, is charged with felony malicious wounding, according to a press release from the Harrisonburg Police Department. On Wednesday, Jordan appeared in Rockingham County Juvenile


NEW: Police Investigate Late Night Stabbing

Harrisonburg police arrested a city woman in connection with a late nigh stabbing Tuesday. Emergency crews responded to the 1200 block of Devon Lane at about 11:00 p.m. for a fight in progress. Arriving officers found a man and woman suffering for stab wounds. They were taken to Sentara RMH Medical


Live Burn Training Held for Charlottesville and Albemarle Firefighter Recruits

Central Virginia firefighter recruits are honing their skills and capping off their training, preparing to make the jump from recruit to official firefighter. Fourteen firefighters from the city of Charlottesville and Albemarle County are taking part in the all-day live burn training. It aims to pr

NBC 29 NEWS - 2018-03-15 18:09:00