Revealed during his testimon, it is now a possibility that former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell may have had “inner workings” with the UVA Board Of Visitors, specifically University of Virginia Vice Rector William Goodwin Jr.
On the witness stand Tuesday, McDonnell told the jury Goodwin sent him a letter asking him to reappoint his son-in-law, Robert Hardie, to the UVa Board of Visitors. McDonnell rejected the idea. Goodwin also paid for McDonnell’s family vacations.
However, it is important to McDonnell's defense because Goodwin toed the line as friend and donor to McDonnell, similar to how McDonnell viewed Star Scientific CEO Johnnie Williams.
He said he considered Goodwin to be a close, family friend, but when put on the spot during cross examination McDonnell couldn’t recall the names of Goodwin’s children.
McDonnell eventually appointed Goodwin to fill a position with the board. In May of the next year, the board elected Goodwin to serve as it’s vice rector.
Charlottesville Police are searching for the person who stole $12,000 worth of power tools from a locked tool trailer on the 700 block of Belmont Cottage Lane.
It happened sometime between August 12 and August 13, 2014.
If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.
The Army has identified the soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head. Fort Lee officials on Wednesday say it was 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker of Yonkers, New York.
Several leaders in the Charlottesville community are holding a forum to talk about if the events in Ferguson, MO could happen here in Central Virginia.
The depth chart released Monday by the Virginia football team included a pair of seniors listed as the starters at wide receiver for Saturday's season opener against No. 7 UCLA.
Game week has arrived for the Virginia football team.
Tim Thomas was the offensive line coach at Blue Ridge two seasons ago when the Barons won a state title. Now, he's back as the head coach of the program.
The Orange County football team only came away with two wins in Keita Malloy's first season as the Hornets' head coach.
Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does.
A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation.
Malaysia's transport minister says an investigation into how a Malaysian airliner came to crash into the Indian Ocean far off course cannot go further until wreckage and its black boxes are found.
Police say two women are in custody after a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson International Airport.