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LOOK3 Installs Tree Exhibition

The LOOK3 photography festival is coming to Charlottesville next month, and this weekend organizers installed their 2016 “In the Trees” exhibition on the downtown mall.

Visitors to historic downtown Charlottesville can look up in the trees and find various photographs of wildlife and scenery.

Festival organizers say this year’s festival will be bigger than ever with more free activities, like free Father’s Day family portraits by professional photographers.

The festival runs from June 13th to the 19th.

The Father’s Day photos will take place at the Jefferson School’s African-American Heritage Center.

Police Investigate Crossbow Death

A Fishersville man is accused of using a crossbow to kill a Staunton man.

Authorities have charged 26-year-old Jeffrey A. Craun Jr. with murder in connection to the death of 26-year-old Zachary A. Porter.

Deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office found Porter's body face-down in the driveway of a home on Jericho Road just before 10 a.m. Sunday, May 29.

Investigators say Porter died from injuries caused by a crossbow. They have not released a motive.

Craun is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.

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CHS students get State Department fellowships

Four Charlottesville High School students have been given travel fellowships from the U.S. State Department.

Crews working to restore power at Greenbrier Elementary School

Tuesday morning and for the rest of the day, Dominion will be digging up lines and replacing the conduit at Greenbrier Elementary School.

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South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that North Korea attempted to launch an unidentified missile at about 5:20 a.m. local time but that it is presumed to have failed.

Airstrikes pummel rebel-held Syrian city

Activists say a wave of air strikes on the rebel-held city of Idlib in northwestern Syria have killed at least 10 people and damaged one or more hospitals.

Physicist Stephen Hawking baffled by Donald Trump's rise

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can't understand Donald Trump's popularity.

Brazilian police: Gang rape happened but tests are not proof

Police investigating a gang rape possibly involving more than 30 men said Monday that they have no doubt the assault happened but that tests on the 16-year-old victim were done too late to provide conclusive evidence.

NATIONAL NEWS

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CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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Buckeyes to visit UVA for ACC/Big Ten rematch

After back-to-back road trips for the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge, the Virginia men's basketball team will get to stay at home this season.

Collins wins second NCAA singles title

Senior Danielle Collins has finished her Virginia tennis career by winning her second NCAA singles championship.

Dragons' Brunelle named a finalist for Team USA

William Monroe High School freshman Samantha Brunelle is one of 18 finalists for the US U17 women's national team.

Field revealed for NCAA's Charlottesville Regional

The Charlottesville Regional of the NCAA baseball tournament includes a pair of conference champions, and an at-large team that took two of three from Virginia at Davenport Field earlier this season.

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