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Panel: Confederate flag along I-64 in Louisa can’t stay

The Virginia Flaggers had filed a petition to leave the flag, which the group named the “Charlottesville I-64 Spirit of Defiance Memorial Battle Flag,” in place. It is 30 by 50 feet, flies from a 120-foot-tall pole and is nearly 25 miles outside the city. When it was erected in March, the group said

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-07-20 15:42:00

Cantwell pleads guilty to assault at UVa torch march

Standing with his hands behind his back, Cantwell, 37, told Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins that he was guilty of two charges of assault when he pepper-sprayed Emily Gorcenski and Kristopher Goad on Aug. 11 at the base of the Thomas Jefferson statue in front of the Rotunda.

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-07-21 00:33:00

Charlottesville man still missing after one month

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) --The Charlottesville Police Department is listing the case of Samuel Houchens as still missing.The 53-year-old disappeared one month ago and no one has heard from him.Police say they are actively investigating this as a missing person case. However, there have been

CBS19NEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 16:40:00

'Crying Nazi' pleads guilty to assault in Charlottesville; banned from Virginia

Christopher Cantwell attends a white nationalist rally on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017, the night before the "Unite the Right" rally that ultimately led to the death of counter-protester Heather Heyer. Cantwell was featured prominently in a Vice Ne

HARTFORD COURANT - 2018-07-21 00:00:00

Ukrop lists Goochland mansion for $1.8M

Rob Ukrop, whose family ran the Ukrop’s Super Markets grocery chain until 2010, has put his home at 311 Randolph Square Parkway in eastern Goochland County up for sale with an asking price of $1.79 million.

WTVR-TV - 2018-07-20 13:15:59

DHS chief won’t denounce white supremacist charged with Charlottesville killing

“I think what’s important about that conversation is, it’s not that one side is right and one side is wrong,” Nielsen said aboutthe incident that left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead and several others severely injured.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-07-20 03:31:28

Mineral on the hunt for a new town manager

Luciano, who has been with the town for nearly five years, advised town council during its July 9 meeting of his intent to resign from his part-time position effective July 31.

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2018-07-20 09:11:00

City Council decides new interim City Manager

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (CBS19 NEWS) --In a closed meeting Friday, City Council decided the new interim City Manager to replace Maurice Jones.The window on the door to the meeting room was covered and tape outside the door marked boundaries for where reporters could stand to keep them from listening in

CBS19NEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 20:04:00

5 guilty of traffic violations during rally-related protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Five people who were arrested in June while protesting a 20-day jail sentence for a black man using a makeshift flamethrower during a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year have been found guilty of committing traffic violations.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-07-20 13:24:36

Teens perform home spruce-ups in Louisa

Every year for the last 29 years, the Catholic Diocese of Arlington has made a number of home repairs for those who cannot afford them. This year’s WorkCamp 2018 was based out of Massaponax High School in Fredericksburg. More than 800 teenagers from Arlington complete 135 projects on 120 homes in th


Panel: Confederate flag along Virginia highway can’t stay

The Virginia Flaggers, which have installed Confederate flags across the state, erected the flag in March. It was visible beyond the tree line along Interstate 64.

WSET - 2018-07-20 05:19:19

Shots fired in domestic violence incident in Charlottesville: Man in custody

The Charlottesville Police Department was called around 8:15 a.m. Thursday to a report of domestic violence and shots fired at 112 Lankford Ave. When police arrived they determined that a subject, Alexander Leon Rodgers, age 29, had barricaded himself inside 114 Lankford Ave. and was in possession o

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2018-07-19 20:49:44

Police presence on Lankford Avenue caused by domestic incident

According to Chief RaShall Brackney, it is a domestic incident and the suspect, who has not been identified, is hiding inside the home.


Police at barricade situation on Lankford Avenue | NewsRadio WINA

CHARLOTTESVILLE (WINA) – Charlottesville Police are on the scene of a barricade situation on Lankford Avenue off 1st Street South. Officers initially responded to a report of shots fired shortly before 8:15 this morning, and arrived to find a domestic situation. WINA’s Harley Robertson reports Poli


5 activists found guilty of traffic violations during Long protest

Keval Bhatt, Sara Tansey, Nic McCarthy-Rivera, Eleanor Myer-Sessoms and James Swanson entered Alford pleas to the misdemeanor charges of stepping in the road. In an Alford plea, the accused does not admit guilt, but concedes that the prosecution has sufficient evidence to secure a guilty verdict.

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-07-19 17:37:00

UPDATE: Lankford Avenue standoff ends; Suspect in custody

UPDATE: After a four-hour standoff, a barricaded gunman who fired shots inside a home on Lankford Avenue in Charlottesville has been taken in custody, authorities said. According to Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney, officers deployed flash bang grenades after confirming with cellphone r


Police Respond to Report of Shots Fired on Lankford Avenue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -Officers with the Charlottesville Police Department are on the scene of a reported shooting in the area of Lankford Avenue.Police responded to the area near 1st Street South around 8:10 a.m. Thursday, July 19.It is unclear at this time if there are any injuries.Editor's


Dirty Heads headlines Oct. 14 show at Charlottesville’s Sprint Pavilion

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Charlottesville, Albemarle host summer program for English-language learners

Since 2015, the two divisions have hosted the Summer Immersion Excursion Program for students who are learning English. The free, all-inclusive five-week program caters specifically to middle and early high school age students new to the Charlottesville-Albemarle area and to the United States.


Buried Truth: The hunt for horsemen continues

“There were a depressing number of ‘the number you have called is no longer in service’ messages. Chalk it up to stubbornness, determination, perseverance or pig-headedness, I kept plodding through all the names and numbers. Stay tuned!”