Former Charlottesville Clerk of Council Indicted on Felony Embezzlement Charge
Former Charlottesville Clerk of Council Indicted on Felony Embezzlement Charge

A grand jury from the County of Albemarle and the City of Charlottesville has indicted a former Charlottesville Clerk of Council on a felony embezzlement charge.

June 13th, 5:18 PM EDT
Kaine, Legislators, Meet in Charlottesville to Address Gun Violence
Kaine, Legislators, Meet in Charlottesville to Address Gun Violence

State legislators met in Charlottesville on Monday to discuss solutions to gun violence in Virginia

Monday, June 10th 2019, 11:50 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Change of Venue Sought for Confederate Monument Hearing
Change of Venue Sought for Confederate Monument Hearing

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 8:51 AM EDT by Henry Graff
Moms Demand Action Chapter in Crozet Hosts Safe Summer Kickoff
Moms Demand Action Chapter in Crozet Hosts Safe Summer Kickoff

On Saturday, the Crozet chapter of Moms Demand Action hosted its ‘Safe Summer Kickoff’ where lawmakers and first responders discussed how to protect against gun violence.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 6:52 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Fundraiser Seeks to Create 'Bandera Monumental' Near Trump Winery
Fundraiser Seeks to Create 'Bandera Monumental' Near Trump Winery

A protest is taking shape in Albemarle County as a philanthropist is raising funds to hoist a Mexican-themed flag near Trump Winery.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 5:05 PM EDT by John Early & Moriah Davis
Gov. Northam Announces 106 New Jobs in Albemarle County
Gov. Northam Announces 106 New Jobs in Albemarle County

Gov. Northam announced that Castle Hill Gaming will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Albemarle County.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 3:08 PM EDT by John Early & Meghan Moriarty
Gov. Northam Sets Date for Special Session on Gun Violence
Gov. Northam Sets Date for Special Session on Gun Violence

Gov. Northam is calling Virginia legislators back to Richmond on July 9 for a special session to address gun violence in the commonwealth.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 11:14 AM EDT by Chris Markham
Northam's Call for Special Session on Gun Control Met with Republican Pushback
Northam's Call for Special Session on Gun Control Met with Republican Pushback

Governor Northam is calling Virginia legislators back to Richmond for a special session on gun-control.

Tuesday, June 4th 2019, 5:50 PM EDT by Chris Markham
North Carolina Man Holds All-Day Vigil at General Robert E. Lee Statue in Charlottesville
North Carolina Man Holds All-Day Vigil at General Robert E. Lee Statue in Charlottesville

A North Carolina man is in Charlottesville representing Union soldiers in an all-day vigil in front of the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Market Street Park.

Thursday, May 9th 2019, 12:21 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Tensions Flare at Council Meeting after Chief Brackney's Schedule Comes to Light
Tensions Flare at Council Meeting after Chief Brackney's Schedule Comes to Light

Charlottesville community and Police Civilian Review Board members are demanding answers and transparency from the city and police department.

Monday, May 6th 2019, 10:46 PM EDT by Emmy Freedman & Pete DeLuca
Charlottesville Judge Rules Lee, Jackson Statues are War Memorials
Charlottesville Judge Rules Lee, Jackson Statues are War Memorials

A judge has ruled that the Confederate statues in downtown Charlottesville are officially protected under state law.

Monday, April 29th 2019, 4:06 PM EDT by John Early & Pete DeLuca
Biden Announces Presidential Bid in Video that Focuses on Events in Charlottesville
Biden Announces Presidential Bid in Video that Focuses on Events in Charlottesville

After months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden officially announced he is running for president.

Thursday, April 25th 2019, 6:52 AM EDT by John Early, Henry Graff & Meghan Moriarty
Discussion Looks at Ending Poverty in Charlottesville
Discussion Looks at Ending Poverty in Charlottesville

People in central Virginia are discussing ways they can put an end to poverty in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 10:28 AM EDT by John Early & Caroline Coleburn
Charlottesville Names Dr. Tarron Richardson Next City Manager
Charlottesville Names Dr. Tarron Richardson Next City Manager

Charlottesville City Council has named Dr. Tarron Richardson as the next City Manager of Charlottesville, a position he will assume May 13.

Monday, April 8th 2019, 3:10 PM EDT by John Early
Virginia DMV Sued for Suspending Licenses of People With Unpaid Fees
Virginia DMV Sued for Suspending Licenses of People With Unpaid Fees

Attorneys involved in a battle over whether it's unconstitutional for Virginia to suspend somebody's driver's license if they don't pay court costs and fines went before a federal judge on Monday.

Monday, April 8th 2019, 9:58 AM EDT by Henry Graff
Gas Tax Hike, Truck Registration Fee Increase Approved for I-81 Improvements
Gas Tax Hike, Truck Registration Fee Increase Approved for I-81 Improvements

The Virginia House of Delegates has approved increases to truck registration fees and regional gas taxes to pay for improvements to Interstate 81.

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 3:01 PM EDT
Gov. Northam Wants to End Driver's License Suspensions for Unpaid Fees
Gov. Northam Wants to End Driver's License Suspensions for Unpaid Fees

Gov. Northam has filed a budget amendment that would eliminate the suspension of driver's licenses for motorists with unpaid court fines and costs.

John Early & Carly Kempler
Albemarle County Student Sent Home for Refusing to Take Off Hat with Confederate Imagery
Albemarle County Student Sent Home for Refusing to Take Off Hat with Confederate Imagery

An Albemarle County student was sent home Tuesday after a Confederate imagery clothing ban went into effect for the entire school division.

John Early
Virginia Bill to Ban Hand-Held Phone Use While Driving Fails
Virginia Bill to Ban Hand-Held Phone Use While Driving Fails

A bid to tighten Virginia laws around using cellphones while driving will have to wait another year.

Tuesday, February 26th 2019, 8:35 AM EST