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Project First Responder in Louisa

For people with autism, Alzheimer’s Disease, or intellectual and developmental disabilities, contact with law enforcement and fire-rescue personnel can be a problem. The mere presence of someone in uniform can trigger anxiety, panic and even combative behavior. These incidents often lead to crisis,


Virginia man found guilty in crash that killed woman

Leonardtown, MD - A Danville, VA man charged with several counts in connection with a September 2017 motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a St. Mary’s County woman, was found guilty Friday, March 22 criminally negligent manslaughter with a motor vehicle, court records stated. A jury found th


Louisa High students, staff taught how to save someone who is bleeding

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A group of University of Virginia nursing students taught students and faculty at Louisa County High School how to treat someone when they are bleeding out until emergency personnel arrives.


Police: Virginia Gymnastics coach had sexual relationship with teen

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) - A Virginia gymnastics coach has been arrested on charges that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenage girl. Fairfax County police said 28-year-old Aryan Mazloum-Yazdi has been charged with five counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one c


Lies, bribery, obstruction: Virginia State Police special agent convicted in federal court

ABINGDON, Va. — After deliberating for about five hours, a federal jury found a Virginia State Police special agent charged with soliciting sex from confidential drug informants guilty of bribery, obstruction of justice and making false statements to the FBI.


Louisa planners debate changes to minimum lot sizes

The minimum lot size in the county’s rural areas needs to be more than 1.5 acres, county planners agree, but they aren’t ready to say how much more. At the March 14 Louisa County Planning Commission meeting, members decided the county comprehensive plan should call for an increase to at least two ac


Burglars targeting Asian, Middle Eastern families in Virginia have taken more than $1 million, police say

FAIRFAX — The burglars struck the upscale home of a South Asian family in Great Falls one evening in early February, snatching gold jewelry and hauling off a large safe containing valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a search warrant.


Rt. 15 Crash Knocks Out Power for Hundreds in Louisa Co.

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - A pre-dawn crash on Route 15 knocked out power for hundreds of Dominion Energy customers in Louisa County Wednesday, March 20. A tractor-trailer overturned near the intersection of Rt. 15 and Louisa Road around 4 a.m. No one was hurt, but authorities say the driver took o


Virginia police officer charged with soliciting a minor

CHESTERFIELD, Va. - A Virginia police officer has been charged with soliciting a minor online for sex. The Chesterfield County patrol officer was arrested Friday, just four days after another county officer was suspended for his alleged affiliation with a white supremacist organization.


Woman ejected from car, dies in Virginia Beach crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A 28-year-old woman was killed when she lost control of her car in Virginia Beach Saturday morning. Virginia State Police was called to a car crash around 2:11 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 264 near the Witchduck Road ramp, Sgt. Michelle Anaya said in a news release


VCU Manages to Gentrify Columbia, S.C. After Being There for One Night

COLUMBIA, Sc. — Following their loss to University of Central Florida on Friday, VCU managed to gentrify the entire town of Columbia, S.C., in a single night before returning home Saturday, sources revealed this morning.


Culpeper Town Police arrest report, March 11-16

Reports are provided by the law enforcement agency listed and do not imply guilt. However they are the charges placed by the police department. Beth Burling Gray, age 39, 300 block Laurel St., Culpeper; driving under the influence of alcohol.


Schedule change to help people get records for REAL ID

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Louisa County residents who are interested in obtaining the REAL ID through the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will have a chance to learn more and update their records during some different hours on Monday.


Oklahoma’s Christian James focused on his last chance at another deep NCAA Tournament run

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Christian James was a freshman on Oklahoma’s last Final Four team, which came up one win shy of the 2015-16 national championship game thanks to a loss to Villanova. Ever since, he’s been fighting to get back there.


Fire destroys Small Country Campground pavilion

A fire reduced the pavilion at Small Country Campground to ashes on March 19. The building, located adjacent to the campground’s swimming pool, was reported on fire at abut 11 p.m. Louisa County firefighters did not leave the property until about 3 a.m. on March 20, according to Brady O’Donnell, cam


Fans glad to be moving on after roller coaster first round

COLUMBIA, SC (CBS19 Sports) -- Virginia fans have endured a year of awkward questions regarding the Wahoos historic upset in 2018. There will be no such conversations after this year's first round win.


VCU suffers loss to Central Florida in first round of NCAA Tournament

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The VCU Rams season came to an end tonight in Columbia, South Carolina with a 73-58 loss to the University of Central Florida knights. VCU was led by 11 points off of the bench by Malik Crowfield. De'Riante Jenkins had 10 points, but only made 4-of-16 field goals.


James Murphy joins race for seat on Greene County Board of Supervisors

GREENE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A Ruckersville resident is throwing his hat into the ring for the at-large seat on the Greene County Board of Supervisors. James Murphy kicked off his campaign at the Stanardsville Volunteer Fire Department Saturday afternoon.


Fluvanna Post Office Renamed to Honor Fallen Palmyra U.S. Navy Sailor

FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - A Fluvanna County Post Office now honors a fallen navy sailor who once called Palmyra his home. US Navy Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby was killed in action in 2017. On Saturday, community and service members gathered to celebrate his life by dedicating an area post office in


WOODY: Kyle Guy is the skinny kid who's comfortable in his own skin, and can really shoot

The skinny kid on the other court caught the eye of Ron Sanchez, then an assistant coach at Virginia. He told Virginia coach Tony Bennett to take a look at the kid who just kept making baskets.