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Mayor says Lee statue must go as debate over U.S. slave past rages

Aug 18 2017

RICHMOND, Va. The mayor of Charlottesville called on Friday for a special session of Virginia's legislature to let localities decide the fate of Confederate monuments like the statue at the center of a far-right rally last week that turned deadly. | Video

At least one dead as white nationalists ignite Virginia clashes

Aug 13 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. A gathering of hundreds of white nationalists in Virginia took a deadly turn on Saturday when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters and killed at least one person in a flare up of violence that challenged U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

Ex-lacrosse player gets 23 years in U.S. prison for murder

Aug 30 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia A former University of Virginia lacrosse player was sentenced to 23 years in prison on Thursday for the 2010 murder of his ex-girlfriend, who was beaten to death shortly before she was due to graduate.

Ex-UVa lacrosse player gets 23 years in prison for murder

Aug 30 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia A former University of Virginia lacrosse player was sentenced to 23 years in prison on Thursday for the 2010 murder of his ex-girlfriend, who was beaten to death shortly before she was due to graduate.

University of Virginia reinstates president after protests

Jun 26 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia The president of the University of Virginia was reinstated on Tuesday by the school's board, whose surprise decision to force her out two weeks ago set off a wave of protests by faculty and students.

Virginia university faculty air doubts over resignation

Jun 14 2012

RICHMOND, Virginia Faculty leaders at the University of Virginia adopted a resolution on Thursday expressing strong support for the school's ousted president and a lack of confidence in the governing board that decided to replace her.

Former Atlanta Falcons safety Easterling dead at 62

Apr 23 2012

RICHMOND, Virginia Former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling, who suffered several concussions playing football during the 1970s, died on Thursday at the age of 62, his wife confirmed on Sunday.

Former Atlanta Falcons safety Easterling dead at 62

Apr 23 2012

RICHMOND, Va., April 23 Former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling, who suffered several concussions playing football during the 1970s, died on Thursday at the age of 62, his wife confirmed on Sunday.

Judge dismisses Virginia Tech fine for slow alert

Mar 30 2012

RICHMOND, Virginia A judge has thrown out a fine imposed by federal education officials against Virginia Tech, finding the school did not wait too long under federal law to alert students of the first shootings in a 2007 rampage that left 32 innocent people dead.

Ex-lacrosse player at UVA convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend

Feb 23 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia A jury on Wednesday found former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of his ex-girlfriend, and recommended he serve 25 years in prison.

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