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  • Judge Considering Motions in Civil Case Against Charlottesville

    A judge says he will wait before ruling on a motion to dismiss a civil suit filed against Charlottesville. City Hall is accused acting improperly by hiring Tim Heaphy to review the events of Aug. 12.

  • Florida Man Charged in Connection to August 12th Beating Extradited

    Charlottesville police say Tyler Davis was extradited from Florida to Virginia. He is charged in connection with the beating of DeAndre Harris inside the Market St. Parking Garage.

  • CPD Charge Richmond Man with Trespassing in Connection to Tarp Removals

    Charlottesville police have arrested and charged a Richmond man in connection to the recent removal of the tarps covering both the Lee and Jackson statues.

  • Replaced shroud over Robert E. Lee statue

    Shrouds Removed From Confederate Statues Overnight

    Charlottesville police are investigating who removed the shrouds from the Confederate statues overnight on Saturday, February 3. City crews put the black shrouds back up on Sunday, February 4. 

  • Christopher Cantwell

    Cantwell in Court for Motions Hearing

    Unite the Right supporter Christopher Cantwell was in court Wednesday for a motions hearing. The judge took a motion for change of venue under advisement, denied a motion for a new prosecutor, but did give Cantwell freedom to move within city limits.

  • Trial Date Set for Man Accused in Death of Heather Heyer

    A three-week jury trial for James Alex Fields Jr. is scheduled to begin in November. He is charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of Heather Heyer.

  • Viewer Poll

  • Some Charlottesville councilors are considering removing the General Lee statue and / or renaming Lee Park. What do you think should be done?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Remove the statue of General Robert E. Lee, keep park name
    1%
    372 votes
    Rename Lee Park, keep the statue
    5%
    1396 votes
    Remove the statue and rename the park
    13%
    3525 votes
    Don't change anything
    78%
    21656 votes
    None of the above
    3%
    872 votes
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