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Jerome helps rally No. 2 Virginia past Louisville 73-68

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Ty Jerome scored 24 points, including the go-ahead free throw with 5:34 remaining, and No. 2 Virginia held off Louisville 73-68 on Saturday to clinch the top seed in next week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Kyle Guy added 13 points and Jay Huff also made huge contributions at both ends as … Continue reading Jerome helps rally No. 2 Virginia past Louisville 73-68

MBI Announces New Resources for Modular Construction; Expands Markets

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA./ FEBRUARY 28, 2019 (STL.News) MBI’s Government Affairs Committee took the lead to help develop a new ICC Guideline on the Safe Use of Modified ISO Shipping Containers as Buildings or Building Components. This resource will help code officials as well as the industry understand how best to modify shipping containers while remaining … Continue reading MBI Announces New Resources for Modular Construction; Expands Markets

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Barrett, 3s lead No. 2 Duke past No. 3 Virginia, 81-71

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 26 points, Zion Williamson had 18 and No. 2 Duke used an early barrage of 3-pointers to stun No. 3 Virginia and then held off the Cavaliers, 81-71, on Saturday night. Barrett hit his first five tries from 3-point range for the Blue Devils (21-2, 9-1 Atlantic Coast … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Barrett, 3s lead No. 2 Duke past No. 3 Virginia, 81-71

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury begins deliberations in Virginia fatal car ramming

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.  — Jurors have begun deliberating in the murder trial of an Ohio man accused of intentionally driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally, killing one woman and injuring dozens. A jury of seven women and five men began considering the case shortly after 9:40 a.m. Friday. A … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury begins deliberations in Virginia fatal car ramming

VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Husband and Wife Sentenced on Federal Health Care Fraud Charges

Charlottesville, VIRGINIA – A husband and wife, who enriched themselves by defrauding the Virginia Medicaid program, were sentenced this week in U.S. District Court on federal health care fraud and related charges, United States Thomas T. Cullen and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced. Dennis Gowin, 67, of Dillwyn, Va., was sentenced earlier this week … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Husband and Wife Sentenced on Federal Health Care Fraud Charges

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Closing arguments expected in white nationalist trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Jurors in the trial of a man accused of killing a woman and injuring dozens at a white nationalist rally are expected to hear closing arguments in the case after testimony from final defense witnesses. James Alex Fields Jr. is charged with first-degree murder and other counts for driving his car into … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Closing arguments expected in white nationalist trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Key trial issue: Why did driver plow into counterprotesters?

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — No one disputes James Alex Fields Jr. plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The only question, jurors were told Thursday, is why did he do it? During opening statements at his murder trial, prosecutors … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Key trial issue: Why did driver plow into counterprotesters?

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Man charged in white nationalist rally to argue self-defense

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va— An Ohio man charged with killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia plans to argue that he believed he was acting in self-defense when he drove his car into a crowd of counter protesters. A lawyer for James Alex Fields Jr. offered a glimpse of the defense strategy as jury … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Man charged in white nationalist rally to argue self-defense

INDIANAPOLIS | Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack ‘evil’ anti-Semitism

INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned the “wicked act of mass murder” at a Pittsburgh synagogue, saying anti-Semitism “must be confronted anywhere and everywhere it appears” and speculating that the death toll would have been curbed if an armed guard had been in the building. With both the number of deaths and details … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack ‘evil’ anti-Semitism

VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Four From California for Conspiracy to Violate Riots Statute

Charges Stem from 2017 Torch-Lit March on Grounds of the University of Virginia and Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Charlottesville, VIRGINIA – A federal grand jury sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Charlottesville has returned an indictment charging four California men with conspiring to violate … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Four From California for Conspiracy to Violate Riots Statute

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Publisher of ‘Fire and Fury, Stephen Rubin, names successor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — Four California men described as “serial rioters” are facing federal charges after prosecutors say they flew across the country for a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year and violently attacked counterprotesters. Federal agents arrested the men Tuesday, and prosecutors identified them as members of the Rise Above Movement, a militant white … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Publisher of ‘Fire and Fury, Stephen Rubin, names successor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | 4 men arrested in connection with violent Virginia rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va— Four members of a militant white supremacist group from California have been arrested on charges they traveled to Virginia last year to incite a riot and attack counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally that turned deadly, court documents unsealed Tuesday say. The defendants — Benjamin Drake Daley, Michael Paul Miselis, Thomas Walter Gillen … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | 4 men arrested in connection with violent Virginia rally

SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco statue that some call racist is removed

SAN FRANCISCO — A 19th century statue near San Francisco’s City Hall that some said is racist and demeaning to indigenous people was removed early Friday. A group of Native Americans chanted, beat drums and burned sage as the workers used a crane to take down the “Early Days” statue depicting a Native American at … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco statue that some call racist is removed

VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, United States Attorney’s Office to Deploy Resources to Underserved Areas in the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, and Route 29 Corridor

Roanoke, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen announced today a plan that will provide greater prosecutorial resources to underserved areas of the Western District of Virginia and allow his office to more efficiently prosecute federal crimes throughout the Charlottesville and Harrisonburg Divisions. The WDVA Consolidation and Winchester Expansion Plan will take unprecedented steps … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, United States Attorney’s Office to Deploy Resources to Underserved Areas in the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, and Route 29 Corridor

WASHINGTON | Trump and Omarosa spar over claim he used N-word

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Late Monday, Trump tackled Manigault Newman’s claim that she had heard an audiotape … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump and Omarosa spar over claim he used N-word

WASHINGTON | Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former White House liaison to black voters, as “wacky” and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

WASHINGTON  | Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

WASHINGTON  — Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn’t welcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the end, less than two dozen white nationalists showed up. The events … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The police chief in Washington, D.C., says only one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered around a white nationalist rally in front of the White House. … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE | Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A year after a deadly gathering of far-right extremists in Charlottesville, Virginia, a few dozen white nationalists marched Sunday across from the White House, their numbers dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters, while the mother of a woman killed at last summer’s protest said the country continues to face unhealed racial wounds. The … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE | Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: Small group of white nationalists end DC rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 6:20 p.m. White nationalists who marched on Washington and rallied at a park near the White House have left the area in white vans under a police escort. The demonstration led by the principal organizer … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: Small group of white nationalists end DC rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville victim’s mother: ‘So much healing to do’

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.  — The mother of a woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last summer said Sunday there’s much healing to do a year after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Heather Heyer’s mother, Susan Bro, laid flowers at a makeshift memorial at the site of … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Charlottesville victim’s mother: ‘So much healing to do’

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: White nationalists rally in WDC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A contingent of about 30 white nationalists is marching down a Washington street toward the White House surrounded by a protective bubble of police officers and vehicles. Hundreds of counterprotesters are walking … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: White nationalists rally in WDC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | The Latest: Counterprotesters gather near White House

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A park across the street from the White House is already filling up with people who oppose a white nationalist demonstration that is scheduled to take place later Sunday. The white nationalists … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | The Latest: Counterprotesters gather near White House

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Counterprotesters expected to dwarf white supremacists in DC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A day after tensions between police and community activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia’s campus, the city of Charlottesville plans to mark Sunday’s anniversary of a deadly gathering of white supremacists with a rally against racial hatred. But some 115 miles (185 kilometers) away in Washington, the principal organizer … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Counterprotesters expected to dwarf white supremacists in DC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.  — The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with students angry over the heavy security presence there this weekend. “Why are you in riot gear? We don’t … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Peaceful events, heavy security mark rally anniversary

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Charlottesville, Virginia, was marking the anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist violence with marches, vigils and other community events that began unfolding peacefully Saturday amid a heavy police presence. As many businesses in a popular downtown shopping district began to open Saturday, law enforcement officers outnumbered visitors. Concrete barriers and metal fences … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Peaceful events, heavy security mark rally anniversary

CHARLOTTESVILLE, | Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— Police blocked off streets and mobilized hundreds of officers for the anniversary of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The security measures alarmed activists but reassured others who said they have painful memories of last year’s chaos. Local and state authorities framed the weekend’s heightened security as a necessary precaution. Late Saturday morning, … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, | Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens

Activists rally against hate on Charlottesville anniversary

Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred and bloodshed that shocked the nation last summer. State and local authorities framed this weekend’s heightened security as a necessary precaution, but some community … Continue reading Activists rally against hate on Charlottesville anniversary

VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, U.S. Attorney’s Office to Take Part in National Night Out

Prosecutors Will Join Events throughout the Western District of Virginia Roanoke, VIRGINIA – The United States Attorney’s Office will join law enforcement and community leaders throughout the Western District of Virginia on Tuesday for events as part of the country’s National Night Out initiative. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-citizen … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, U.S. Attorney’s Office to Take Part in National Night Out