Men Who Tampered With C'ville Confederate Statue Tarps Receive Jail Time
Men Who Tampered With C'ville Confederate Statue Tarps Receive Jail Time

Two men previously convicted for tampering with the tarps that had covered two confederate statues in Charlottesville were back in front of a judge this afternoon as they appealed their cases.

April 25th, 5:38 PM EDT
Charlottesville Removes Tarps Covering Lee, Jackson Statues
Charlottesville Removes Tarps Covering Lee, Jackson Statues

Charlottesville has removed the tarps covering two statues. Crews with the city removed the "mourning shrouds" off the statue of Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson early Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 28th 2018, 10:24 AM EST by John Early
Judge Calls for Tarps Over Charlottesville Statues to be Removed
Judge Calls for Tarps Over Charlottesville Statues to be Removed

A judge says tarps covering Charlottesville's statues of Robert E. Lee and Thomas Johnathan “Stonewall” Jackson must be removed within 15 days of a court order being filed.

Tuesday, February 27th 2018, 10:35 AM EST by John Early
Richmond Man Charged in Connection to Justice Park Incident
Richmond Man Charged in Connection to Justice Park Incident

A Richmond man who is accused of removing the tarps covering statues in downtown Charlottesville is facing another charge.

Friday, February 23rd 2018, 2:12 PM EST
CPD Charge Richmond Man with Trespassing in Connection to Tarp Removals
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.

Thursday, February 8th 2018, 11:03 AM EST by John Early
Shrouds Again Removed from Confederate Monuments
Shrouds Again Removed from Confederate Monuments

Charlottesville police were back out at both Justice and Emancipation parks downtown Tuesday night after someone took the shrouds off both the “Stonewall” Jackson and Robert E. Lee statues.

Tuesday, February 6th 2018, 9:07 PM EST by Emmy Freedman
Shrouds Removed From Confederate Statues Overnight
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. 

Sunday, February 4th 2018, 5:23 PM EST by Emmy Freedman
Man Accused of Vandalism within Emancipation Park Appears in Court
Man Accused of Vandalism within Emancipation Park Appears in Court

Brian R. Lambert appeared in Charlottesville General District Court Thursday. He is accused of vandalizing the fence around the Lee statue, being drunk in public, and other charges.

Thursday, January 11th 2018, 9:45 AM EST by John Early
American Flag, Chains Placed on Shrouded Statue
American Flag, Chains Placed on Shrouded Statue

Someone got past the fence at the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville's Emancipation Park, and even made it to the top of the structure. 

Sunday, December 31st 2017, 8:51 PM EST by Emmy Freedman
Group Calls for City to Pay Fine for Tarps Covering Statues
Group Calls for City to Pay Fine for Tarps Covering Statues

The legal battle continues over two Confederate statues in a pair of Charlottesville downtown parks. The same group that’s fighting to keep those statues downtown is calling on a judge to force the city to remove the tarps covering them.

Monday, November 20th 2017, 3:55 PM EST by Emmy Freedman
'The Kudzu Project' Targets Confederate Soldier Statue in Court Square
'The Kudzu Project' Targets Confederate Soldier Statue in Court Square

Protesters targeted another Confederate statue in Court Square Thursday morning ahead of self-described white supremacist Chris Cantwell's hearing at the Albemarle County Courthouse.

Thursday, November 9th 2017, 12:08 PM EST
Police Charge Man in Connection to Vandalism in Emancipation Park
Police Charge Man in Connection to Vandalism in Emancipation Park

Brian Roland Lambert is facing several charges after police say he vandalized fencing in Charlottesville's Emancipation Park.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 11:24 AM EST by John Early
Charlottesville Judge Rules Confederate Statue Shrouds Remain
Charlottesville Judge Rules Confederate Statue Shrouds Remain

A judge has ruled the black shrouds covering the statues of Robert E. Lee and Thomas Johnathan “Stonewall” Jackson in downtown Charlottesville will remain.

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 2:56 PM EDT by John Early
New Measure Seeks to Stop Removal of Tarps Over Charlottesville Statues
New Measure Seeks to Stop Removal of Tarps Over Charlottesville Statues

Charlottesville is taking new steps to try to prevent people from removing tarps over the statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson.

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 10:09 AM EDT by John Early
Jason Kessler and Group Removes Shrouds on Confederate Statues
Jason Kessler and Group Removes Shrouds on Confederate Statues

The statues of Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson in downtown Charlottesville are uncovered yet again by Jason Kessler and others. 

Monday, September 18th 2017, 10:41 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Charlottesville's Statues of Lee and Jackson Again Go Under Covers
Charlottesville's Statues of Lee and Jackson Again Go Under Covers

Tarps are again going over Charlottesville's two statues of Confederate generals. Crews began to shroud the statues of "Stonewall" Jackson and Robert E. Lee Monday afternoon.

Monday, September 18th 2017, 2:19 PM EDT by John Early
Shrouds Removed from Both Confederate Statues in Charlottesville
Shrouds Removed from Both Confederate Statues in Charlottesville

Two controversial statues of confederate generals in Charlottesville lost their tarps on September 16. 

Saturday, September 16th 2017, 7:06 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Army Veteran Attempts to Sway City Council on Monument Drapings
Army Veteran Attempts to Sway City Council on Monument Drapings

John Miska created a demonstration at the Dogwood Vietnam Memorial Wednesday morning by placing trash bags over Vietnam War plaques.

Wednesday, August 30th 2017, 3:40 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Another New Tarp Placed Over Lee Statue in Emancipation Park
Another New Tarp Placed Over Lee Statue in Emancipation Park

A tarp is once again covering the Lee statue in Charlottesville. Crews were in Emancipation Park Monday to put a new tarp over the statue after a tarp was taken down Sunday.

Monday, August 28th 2017, 9:21 AM EDT by John Early
Unknown Person Removes Black Tarp from Robert E. Lee Statue in Charlottesville
Unknown Person Removes Black Tarp from Robert E. Lee Statue in Charlottesville

A tarp that covered the statue of confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville’s Emancipation Park has been removed by an unknown person.    

Sunday, August 27th 2017, 4:37 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Tarp Over Charlottesville's Lee Statue Vandalized Again
Tarp Over Charlottesville's Lee Statue Vandalized Again

The tarp covering the statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee in downtown Charlottesville has been vandalized yet again.

Friday, August 25th 2017, 9:40 AM EDT by John Early
Crews Cover Charlottesville's Confederate Statues
Crews Cover Charlottesville's Confederate Statues

Statues of Confederate generals in downtown Charlottesville are now hidden under dark tarps.

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 1:13 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville Parks and Recreation to Find Shroud to Cover Confederate Statues
Charlottesville Parks and Recreation to Find Shroud to Cover Confederate Statues

Following a chaotic Charlottesville City Council meeting, councilors discussed issues relevant to what residents brought up. 

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 7:09 PM EDT