Mother punches, chases would-be car thief down sidewalk

The would-be thief climbed out the passenger’s side door then fled after the mother continued to chase him.
  • Coronavirus

  Younger adolescents get ready to receive COVID-19 vaccine

A handful of cities started offering shots to children ages 12 to 15 on Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration gave the vaccine emergency use authorization for that age group.

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Chlorine shortage not expected to have much impact on public pools in the Valley

  Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

Charlottesville getting feedback on Fontaine Streetscape Project

Virginia to start vaccinating those aged 12-15

SAW Habitat for Humanity building more homes a year using modular

Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity, with some help from a professional setting crew and a very large crane, set a couple of houses on their foundations Wednesday morning.
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  Emergency program to give eligible people $50 off internet bill

The government is increasing spending on broadband as the pandemic made stark that millions of Americans did not have access to, and could not afford, broadband at a time when jobs, school and health care was moving online.

GasBuddy: 52% of stations in Virginia are out of gas, check availability here

Charlottesville Fire’s Deputy Chief of Emergency Preparedness says the gas panic hasn’t impacted emergency services

Black UVA professor originally denied tenure by all white panel, then later granted it, set to leave for Penn State

  Panic buying leads to long lines and shortages at many gas pumps in Charlottesville area

  Artists needed for the Charlottesville Mural Project

Eligible Ting Internet customers to get $50 credit

  In-person fitness classes begin at Carver Recreation Center May 17

UVA Health scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments for ages 12-15

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  Taming the virus: US deaths hit lowest level in 10 months

Confirmed infections, meanwhile, have fallen to about 38,000 day on average, their lowest mark since mid-September.

UVA women’s soccer prepares for rematch with FSU in College Cup

Ordonez scores hat trick; UVA Women’s Soccer advances to Elite Eight

Diana Ordonez scored three goals, and the Virginia women’s soccer team beat Rice 3-0 in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament on Wednesday in Cary, North Carolina.

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JAUNT suspending non-critical services for May 13

  School districts keeping a close eye on fuel levels

Piedmont Health District to open mobile vaccination clinics

ACPD: Motorcycle fatality on Milton Rd.

Virginia leaders share distribution plan for federal funding

Virginia’s governor and General Assembly have shared their distribution plan for the more than $4.3 billion in federal assistance the state is slated to get as part of the American Rescue Plan.
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Teacher has 5th grade students in ND reenact George Floyd arrest

The teacher has been placed on administrative leave and will remain on leave until the district finishes its investigation.

  Gas stations run out of fuel, one charges $6.99 a gallon

Ex-jail superintendent gets 4 years for corruption

VDH: 668,147 total cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, 10,934 deaths

  Denver Riggleman defends controversial GOP Rep. Liz Cheney