A former officer with the Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce has been sentenced to ten years in prison. Brenda Van Emmenis was convicted of embezzling from National Filter Service in Fork Union over a six-year period. The Fluvanna Review newspaper reports that in addition to the ten-year prison term, Van Emmenis must pay $850,000 in restitution. She pleaded guilty to 13 counts of embezzlement and seven counts of money laundering. Van Emmenis once served as vice-president of the Fluvanna Chamber of Commerce.
Kevin Patrick McLeer was wanted for shooting into an occupied vehicle.
Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.
Consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years.
J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.