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%.
There were two "appearances" from former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez in court yesterday.
Hundreds of former players allege that team doctors provided painkillers as part of a decades-long conspiracy to keep them on the field.
Charlie Kimball will check his blood-glucose numbers constantly before, during and after Sunday's Indianapolis 500.
The Hoos land a 6'10" prospect.