News

City Councilors Learn More About Racial Disparities In Juvenile Justice

City Councilors Learn More About Racial Disparities In Juvenile Justice

Photo: WINA

City Councilors are learning more about the different experiences of African-American and white kids in the juvenile justice system. Human Services Director Mike Murphy (pictured left) says those who work with local juveniles do not get many referrals from the public schools. The council also heard Thursday from Leon Andrews (pictured next to Murphy) of the National League of Cities. Andrews’ organization is helping Charlottesville and ten other cities to learn more about racial disparities. Charlottesville is the smallest community that’s getting help from the National League of Cities.

Latest Stories

in Local, Surrounding Counties

Fire Destroys House Near Stanardsville

Greene County Seal    110913

A fire has gutted a single-story house near Stanardsville.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Arrest Count Dwindles At Foxfield

Foxfield Races Horses 042509 (RG)

The latest spring running of the Foxfield races was cooler, wetter, and generated fewer arrests.

in Viral Videos

Jason Alexander re-records George Costanza’s classic ‘Seinfeld’ answering machine message

15-overlay10

"2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings gets a custom voicemail message based on the infamous answering machine song.

in Entertainment, Sports

Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’

brucejenner

The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

in National, World

Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

quake

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.