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UVA-Wise Student Admits Filing Bogus Reports

A Martinsville man has admitted filing false reports that led to a lockdown of UVA-Wise.

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Kaine Tours Our Area To Promote New Farm Bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) has toured Charlottesville and Gordonsville to see how area farmers react to a new farm bill.


Single-Engine CESSNA Slams Into Apartment Building In Herndon

Six Herndon residents survive crash of a small plane that crashed into their home.

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Foes Of Pesticides Take Legal Action Against EPA

EPA critics say the federal agency has failed to protect bees.


Mixed News About Local Retail Sales

Compared to 2012 levels, retail sales decreased in Charlottesville, Louisa and Waynesboro, while retail sales in Albemarle, Augusta and Greene have increased.

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Local Man Charged With Attempted Rape

A man has been charged with the attempted rape of a minor.

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Judge Denies Petition: Dumler May Stay In Office

Chris Dumler is allowed to stay in office.  Albemarle Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins has denied the petition to remove Dumler…

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Phillip Sims No Longer On UVA Football Team

UVA quarterback Phillip Sims has been declared ineligible, and he will no longer be enrolled at the University following the completion…

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UPDATE: Officer Shot Birdwood Court Man During Struggle

More details are coming out in the recent shooting at Birdwood Court.

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Orange School Bus Driver Charged With Indecent Liberties

A school bus driver in Orange County has been arrested on charges of taking indecent liberties with a minor.  68-year-old…

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Meth Lab Arrest In Fluvanna County

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Dale Andrew Koplowitz behind bars for allegedly making methamphetamine in a so-called one pot meth production lab.

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Fatal Crashes Down, DUI’s Up This Thanksgiving


Six people died on Virginia highways this Thanksgiving Day weekend.

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.