State troopers, police officers and sheriff’s deputies were out in full force on Tuesday for the Drive to Save Lives campaign. The 12-hour accelerated campaign resulted in 688 summonses and arrests in the Appomattox Division of the State Police. Albemarle and Charlottesville are part of that division. Agency spokeswoman Corinne Geller notes there were 74 highway fatalities in May 2012, which was one of the worst on record. State Police want to reduce highway fatalities by 15%.
The National Weather Service has canceled the winter weather advisory that was in effect in our region.
A federal appeals court has ruled that Bob McDonnell gets to stay out of jail for the time being.
Four suspects have been charged with fraud in what Charlottesville Police say was a scheme to rip off the elderly.
The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.