A conservative group won’t be getting access to emails belonging to a former UVa. climate researcher, after a decision Thursday by the Virginia Supreme Court.
Justices upheld a judge’s ruling that Michael Mann’s emails are exempt from the state’s Freedom of Information Act.
The American Tradition Institute requested the records. The group disagrees with Mann’s theories about global warming.
The court ruled the emails were exempt from the request because they deal with academic research.
Two multi-vehicle crashes closed down part of a busy Albemarle County road this morning.
It happened at the intersection of Broomley and Ivy roads.
Six cars were involved in the two accidents – which appear to be connected.
Police say the second accident may have been a chain reaction to the first, after drivers took their eyes off the road to see what happened.
No one was injured in either accident, but one driver was trapped in a car, pinned underneath another vehicle.
One driver in the first crash has been charged with following too closely. Charges are pending for second accident.
This summer, the state will make changes to how it regulates farms and farm breweries. That means changes are in store locally, too, in order to comply with the new rules.
A close call today for a group canoeing on the James River. Two adults and three children flipped over going through the rapids in high water.
Top-ranked Virginia and Radford waited less than an hour before pulling the plug on Tuesday's scheduled baseball game at Davenport Field.
After almost a decade as a high school assistant, Brandon Isaiah is getting his first shot at a head football coaching job.
Courtney Swan had five goals and three assists in Virginia's big win at rival Virginia Tech.
Last Saturday, Virginia rising senior cornerback DreQuan Hoskey was on the field at Scott Stadium playing in the Cavaliers' annual spring game. This weekend, he'll be in Chapel Hill with the UVa track and field team for the ACC Outdoor Championships.
A statement by the Gulf Cooperation Council says the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich Arab states.
The head of the commission of inquiry that accused North Korea of crimes against humanity told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it must take action against "a totalitarian state without parallel in the contemporary world."
Dutch prosecutors have filed indecent assault and child pornography charges against a 35-year-old man suspected of blackmailing underage girls to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam.
Argentina's populist government is proposing a radical change in how it deals with street protests after a decade of permissive policing.