Need to Know - Thursday August 28, 2014
August 28, 2014
MCDONNELL CORRUPTION TRIAL:
Testimony has wrapped up in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. Closing arguments are set for Friday morning. The question now is whether the jury of seven men and five women believe the McDonnell’s story.
ALBEMARLE COUNTY CARJACKING:
Albemarle County Police are still looking for an armed carjacker. Police have found the car involved in Thursday's carjacking, which occurred along Dickerson Road in the northern part of the county. The man is considered armed and dangerous.
MILITARY JET CRASH:
The search continues for the pilot of an F-15 military jet that crashed in a remote part of Augusta County Wednesday morning. The military is expanding its search over the Washington National Forest with an HC-130 military aircraft. The crash investigation is ongoing.
UBER BEGINS OPERATING IN CHARLOTTESVILLE:
As of Thursday, the popular social ride sharing app "Uber" is now up and running in Charlottesville—following the green-light from Governor McAuliffe. Back in June, the Uber app had been told to cease operations because it didn't have the proper licenses.
WORLD WAR TWO VETERAN IN CULPEPER:
A B-17 that once flew in World War II is now flying in Culpeper for the Labor Day weekend. The 65,000 pound airplane is now in the hands of the Commemorative Air Force. The bomber is one of only a few still operational today.
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