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.
Surveys show China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand.
China has successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
Ecuador's top court has endorsed and sent to the National Assembly a constitutional reform package that would allow indefinite re-election for President Rafael Correa.