The jury has begun its deliberations in the Josue Salinas Valdez trial who is facing three charges including malicious wounding.
In May, two Albemarle County police officers went to Birdwood Court in Charlottesville after suspecting Valdez of a hit-and-run in the county. It is reported Valdez resisted arrest, causing an Albemarle County police to fire.
Valdez also faces charges of drunk driving, and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.
The Secretariat of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney made Board appointments on Friday.
For the Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse some appointed include David E Brown, DC of Charlottesville, the Director of Virginia Department of Health Professions, Kim W. Craig, MSN, RN of Augusta County, Executive Director of Staunton Augusta Rescue Squad and Vice President of Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, and Mary G. McMasters, MD, FASAM of Fishersville an Addictionologist for Comprehensive Behavioral Health
For the Medical Advisory Board for the Department of Motor Vehicles one of the individuals appointed was Mark Sochor, MD, MS, FACEP of Charlottesville, an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine for University of Virginia.
Hospital officials say a 14-year-old girl died of her injuries Friday evening.
An attorney for the man accused of kidnapping University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is asking that his client undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
The Virginia men's basketball team spent most of last season reaching heights the program hadn't seen since the days of Hall-of-Famer Ralph Sampson on Grounds.
The Virginia men's basketball team hopes its spot in the ACC's preseason poll is the first step toward history repeating itself this season.
Charlottesville football honored Lloyd Burruss Friday by retiring his jersey, number 25, in honor of his accomplishments.
Louisa County continues to climb the rankings, moving up one more spot in this week's Downtown Athletic Power Poll.
The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group denies agreeing to a cease-fire and says more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.
Bangladesh's state power company says the country has been hit with an electricity blackout after a transmission line bringing power from neighboring India failed.
An Islamist field commander says that 18 militiamen have been killed in an attack on a western Libyan town.
Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares.