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Police identify pedestrian killed in Greene County accident
The driver, a 34-year-old man from Ruckersville, was not hurt and neither was his juvenile passenger.
Waynesboro man pleads guilty to murder in girlfriend's slaying
The slaying took place the night of Jan. 31 at an apartment complex at 205 Bookerdale Road in Waynesboro, where the couple briefly lived together, according to Waynesboro assistant prosecutor K. Elysse Stolpe.
Judge Ordering Charlottesville and Albemarle Co. to Work on Settling Lawsuit
October 16, Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore ordered both sides to head to a settlement conference. Attorneys were given 5 business days to schedule that conference, otherwise a date will be selected for them.
Waynesboro business owner charged in drug trafficking investigation
Nancy Martinez, 40, was taken into custody after search warrants were executed on Oct. 19 at the store, located at 401 N. Poplar Ave., and Martinez’s residence in the 500 block of King Avenue.
Police: Waynesboro store owner was key to meth distribution
WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) —A year-long investigation into drug smuggling in Waynesboro connected to a Mexican cartel led investigators to a store they say was a front for a large methamphetamine ring in the Shenandoah Valley.Over recent weeks, Waynesboro police have cracked down on various levels of me
Petition to remove Confederate statue at Albemarle County Courthouse gains momentum
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --A petition is gaining momentum calling for Albemarle County to remove the Confederate statue in front of the county courthouse.Albemarle County has avoided the conversation of removing Confederate statues while the debate has been ongoing for years in Charlottesv
“Key” UVa basketball transfer granted waiver to play this season | NewsRadio WINA
“Virginia guard Braxton Key (Charlotte, N.C.) received a waiver from the NCAA on Monday (Oct. 22) granting him immediate eligibility, head coach Tony Bennett announced.
‘You Are Still Black’: Charlottesville’s Racial Divide Hinders Students
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism organization.
Staunton man charged with bilking elderly victim out of thousands of dollars
WAYNESBORO - A suspected con artist who is already facing charges in Staunton was arrested last week in Waynesboro after being accused of bilking a 92-year-old man out of more than $25,000, according to police.
NCAA Grants Waiver for Transfer Key
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.– Virginia guardBraxton Key(Charlotte, N.C.) received a waiver from the NCAA on Monday (Oct. 22) granting him immediate eligibility, head coach
Albemarle, Charlottesville crews responded to hazmat call on Seminole Trail
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --People in the area of the 1700 block of Seminole Trail probably noticed a lot of activity on Wednesday evening.According to the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue, it and the Charlottesville Fire Department responded to a hazmat call in the area around 4:
Halloween 2018: What time can we go trick-or-treating?
Buy PhotoSamuel Torrens, 1, of Staunton, trick-or-treats dressed as a chicken during the Halloween downtown trick-or-treating event in Staunton, Va., on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.(Photo: Gabe Cavallaro/The News Leader)
Madison teen convicted in mother's shooting death to be sentenced Monday
MADISON COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --The Madison County teenager convicted in the shooting death of his mother will be sentenced on Monday.Nicholas "Alex" Davila was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in June for killing 40-year-old Jamie Davila.Alex was 17 years old at the time of the shooting but w
Narcotics detectives accuse woman of being part of meth ring | NewsRadio WINA
A 32 year old woman has been charged with being a part of a methamphetamine smuggling ring that stretches from Mexico to the Shenandoah Valley. Jessica Ann Lopez of Fishersville was arrested last week for alleged conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of meth.Lopez was taken into custody at 9:
Yancey Lumber Confirmed Source of “The Hum”
White Hall Supervisor Ann Mallek confirmed Friday, Oct. 19, thatthe noise plaguing residents for weekshas been tracked to Yancey Lumber Corporation. Alice Faintich of Old Trail, who had been one of the first to inquire about the noise, said on the night of October 17, Bill Yoder of Acentech—an acous
UVA president vows free tuition for students of families making under $80,000
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The new president of the University of Virginia has promised free tuition for students in families earning less than $80,000 a year.
Charlottesville Police Department changes how stop and frisk data is collected, presented
Local civil rights attorney Jeff Fogel, who has pushed the Charlottesville Police Department to release greater detail about its stop and frisk data for years, spoke at the Monday City Council meeting.Geremia Di Maro| Cavalier Daily
One person killed in accident in Greene
GREENE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --One person is dead as a result of a car accident in Greene County.The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Route 29 North in Greene County near Cedar Grove Road.The accident has caused delays on Route 29 northbound as far back as Frays Mill Road in Albemarle County
2 Virginia tickets hit $1 million Mega Millions prize
“More than 336,000 tickets bought in Virginia won prizes,” a Virginia Lottery spokesperson said. “But no ticket in Virginia or anywhere else matched all six numbers to win the jackpot, so the jackpot for the Tuesday, October 23, drawing grows to a jaw-dropping $1.6 billion.”
Jury finds alleged MS 13 gang member guilty in connection to murder of Lynchburg teen
BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) -- A jury has decided that an alleged MS 13 gang member charged in connection to the brutal murder of a Lynchburg teenager is guilty. The Medical Examiner testified how 17-year-old Raymond Wood died on the night of March 27, 2017. One of the six currently charged in his death