July 25, 2014
EASTERN SHORE TORNADO:
Charlottesville resident Roswell Henderson had a close brush with death at the Cherrystone Campground on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Roswell says his family was just 100 feet away from where a New Jersey couple was killed after a tree fell on their campsite.
SEARCHING FOR ALEXIS MURPHY:
Now that Randy Taylor is serving his two life terms for the murder of Alexis Murphy, investigators are focusing on finding Alexis. The Nelson County Sheriff's Office will continue looking for her, following up on leads and new information as it comes in.
EXECUTION IN VIRGINIA:
The Virginia Department of Corrections says it will still use Midazolam in Virginia's three-drug cocktail for lethal injection. The drug has been blamed for a botched execution in Arizona, where an inmate gasped for breath for more than 90 minutes.
SORENSEN INSTITUTE AT UVA:
High school students U.Va’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership presented their ideas to Virginia lawmakers Friday. The institute let 28 students grapple with state issues and come-up with solutions for Friday’s panel presentation.
STUDENTS PERFORM ON DOWNTOWN MALL:
Students from across Central Virginia who participated in the Summer Fine Arts Academy "Learning from the Heart," got the chance to play on the Downtown Mall Friday for the end of the academy. The academy focused on a wide range of art forms, including music.