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No Charges To Be Filed In Shooting Death Of Crozet Girl

The county prosecutor has decided not to file any charges in the shooting death of a ten-year-old Crozet girl. Maggie…

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Several Cases Of Theft From Cars In Crozet, Ivy

Albemarle Police say there have been several cases of cars broken into since early May in the Crozet and Ivy areas.

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Fire Damages House In Batesville Area

A Tuesday afternoon fire damaged a house on Dick Woods Road and injured the occupant.

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Man Stopped From Bringing Loaded Handgun Onto Plane At CHO

The TSA says a man tried to bring a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage onto a plane at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport.

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UPDATE: Police Identify Man Shot By Officer

A Crozet man who died early Saturday after being shot by an Albemarle Police officer has been identified.

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Fire Damages Residence In River Run

There was a house fire late Sunday night in Albemarle. It happened just before midnight at 1237 Chatham Ridge Road in River…

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Albemarle Police Officer Kills Intruder In Afton Area; State Police Investigate

State Police are investigating a Saturday morning incident in the Afton area where an Albemarle Police officer killed a male intruder.

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Candidates For Albemarle’s Governing Board Accelerate Their Fundraising

New tallies from the Virginia Public Access Project show accelerated fundraising in Albemarle County races

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Campaign Accounts Are More Modest In Charlottesville Council Race

The fundraising totals for candidates in City Council races are smaller than what you’ll find in Albemarle.

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Protests Over Not Allowing Paid Albemarle Firefighters To Serve As Volunteers

Albemarle does not allow paid firefighters to donate their time to volunteer fire companies. Some local residents say that’s ridiculous, especially…

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Lawmakers Return To Richmond For Veto Override Session

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General Asembly members returned to Richmond Wednesday for a one-day session.

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Suns’ Dragic voted NBA’s most improved

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Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose breakout campaign helped his team to a 23-win improvement, was named most improved player.

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Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o named ‘most beautiful’

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The actress was named as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by "People" magazine.