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Watson Back In Jail

A Charlottesville man is back in jail after leading police on a high-speed chase soon after he got out of prison.

Curtis Watson had been released in 2012 after serving twelve years on a number of charges including homicide.

Watson was stopped at a police checkpoint in June but sped off, leading police on the chase. He also tried to escape on foot but was captured.

Watson was convicted of eluding police and a probation violation.

This time around Watson has been sentenced to over seven years in jail.

100 Black Men Celebrated

The group 100 Black Men of Virginia celebrated some successes Monday night.

The organization serves as a steward of leadership, values and opportunity for the African American community, with chapters nationwide.

Monday night the organization’s Central Virginia Chapter was named the National Chapter of the Year for its work mentoring area youth; its scholarships, and its M Cubed program, a math program for middle school kids in Albemarle County.

The group received a check for $6,409 from Whole Foods for work they've done with the grocery store. The money will go directly to their college scholarship program.

Central Virginia Chapter was named the National Chapter of the Year for its work mentoring area youth; its scholarships, and its M Cubed program, a math program for middle school kids in Albemarle County.

Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Set

Colonial Williamsburg is planning an opening ceremony for a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that will be put on display there.

Local Law Firm Makes Thousands of PB&Js for Charity

McGuireWoods LLP with the support of ConAgra Foods prepared 4,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches Tuesday to be used by charitable nonprofit organizations.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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Cavaliers Drop Second Straight Match

After falling at home to Davidson on Wednesday, the Virginia men’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 game at No. 18 Syracuse Saturday night.

Cavs Enter October in Thick of ACC Coastal Division

As Virginia linebacker Henry Coley pointed out on Monday, recent history has shown that picking a favorite in the ACC's Coastal Division is probably a waste of time.

Johns Leads Virginia Past Kent State

Matt Johns overcame two early interceptions and threw for two touchdowns and ran for one Saturday as Virginia pulled away after halftime to beat Kent State 45-13.

Madison Leads Late UVa Rally as 'Hoos Beat JMU

For most of Tuesday's game at Klöckner Stadium, the only goal of the night belonged to the James Madison soccer team. But then Virginia's Darius Madison came to life.

NATIONAL NEWS

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

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Syrian activists: Islamic State group beheads Kurdish fighters captured in border clashes

Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria-Turkey border.

NATO gets a new chief_one Vladimir Putin has said he can do business with

At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Poland's new prime minister will strive for greater US military presence in country

Poland's new prime minister says she will work for a greater U.S. military presence in Poland.

Philippine president says peacekeepers won't be deployed to 'mission impossible' areas

The Philippine president says his government will no longer deploy peacekeepers where they face unclear missions like in the Golan Heights, where Filipino forces came under attack by insurgents.

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