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LOOK3 Installs Tree Exhibition

The LOOK3 photography festival is coming to Charlottesville next month, and this weekend organizers installed their 2016 “In the Trees” exhibition on the downtown mall.

Visitors to historic downtown Charlottesville can look up in the trees and find various photographs of wildlife and scenery.

Festival organizers say this year’s festival will be bigger than ever with more free activities, like free Father’s Day family portraits by professional photographers.

The festival runs from June 13th to the 19th.

The Father’s Day photos will take place at the Jefferson School’s African-American Heritage Center.

Police Investigate Crossbow Death

A Fishersville man is accused of using a crossbow to kill a Staunton man.

Authorities have charged 26-year-old Jeffrey A. Craun Jr. with murder in connection to the death of 26-year-old Zachary A. Porter.

Deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office found Porter's body face-down in the driveway of a home on Jericho Road just before 10 a.m. Sunday, May 29.

Investigators say Porter died from injuries caused by a crossbow. They have not released a motive.

Craun is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.

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CHS students get State Department fellowships

Four Charlottesville High School students have been given travel fellowships from the U.S. State Department.

Crews working to restore power at Greenbrier Elementary School

Tuesday morning and for the rest of the day, Dominion will be digging up lines and replacing the conduit at Greenbrier Elementary School.

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Boy, 7, missing after parents make him leave car as punishment

A seven-year-old boy is missing in a forest after his parents made him get out of the car as punishment, police in Japan have said.

Kidnapped Mexican soccer player overpowered captors before calling police

Caught in a real-life win-or-lose challenge, soccer forward Alan Pulido overpowered a kidnapper, freed himself and then called police for help -- a dramatic tale that shows how tough the professional player is, or how incompetent his abductors were.

South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed

A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, according to South Korea's military, the latest in a string of high-profile failures that tempers somewhat recent worries that Pyongyang was pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.

Iraqi special forces push into Fallujah, expect fierce fight from ISIS

Elite Iraqi special forces began their push Monday into Fallujah, expecting to encounter the stiffest resistance yet in the campaign to free territory from the Islamic State group (ISIS).

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CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS

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Buckeyes to visit UVA for ACC/Big Ten rematch

After back-to-back road trips for the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge, the Virginia men's basketball team will get to stay at home this season.

Collins wins second NCAA singles title

Senior Danielle Collins has finished her Virginia tennis career by winning her second NCAA singles championship.

Dragons' Brunelle named a finalist for Team USA

William Monroe High School freshman Samantha Brunelle is one of 18 finalists for the US U17 women's national team.

Field revealed for NCAA's Charlottesville Regional

The Charlottesville Regional of the NCAA baseball tournament includes a pair of conference champions, and an at-large team that took two of three from Virginia at Davenport Field earlier this season.

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