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'Shear Madness' Coming to Heritage Theatre

Updated: 07/08/2014 - Family-friendly, fast-paced show 'Shear Madness' has run for almost 35 years around the world and is now in Charlottesville. It's part of the Heritage Theatre Festival's 40th season.

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Sheriff's Office Identify Body in Suspicious Death

Updated: 07/08/2014 - The Fluvanna Co. Sheriff's Office identifies the body found in a burned-out car as 35-year-old Brandon Chad Bruce. Investigators say they are still working to determine what caused the fire.

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Candidate Dave Brat Names New Campaign Staff

Posted: 07/08/2014 - Republican congressional candidate Dave Brat is naming new senior campaign staff. Brat's campaign said Tuesday that Phil Rapp will be the new campaign manager.

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Forgotten Vials of Smallpox Found in Old Storage Room

Posted: 07/08/2014 - Government workers cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.

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Louisa Co. Teacher Elected Secretary-Treasurer of NEA

Posted: 07/08/2014 - An elementary school music teacher from Louisa County is now playing a big role with one of the nation's largest union. Princess Moss has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National Education Association at a recent national meeting.

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Rt. 29 Advisory Panel to Hold Meeting Thursday

Posted: 07/08/2014 - The advisory panel’s first meeting will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research at 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville.

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TEDxCharlottesville Returning to Paramount Theater

Posted: 07/09/2014 - TEDxCharlottesville will be returning to The Paramount Theater in November, according to an announcement Tuesday by the event organizers and Starr Hill Presents. Tickets for the popular live speaker and performer series will go on sale Friday, July 11.

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VSP: 8 Fatalities Reported During July 4th Holiday

Posted: 07/08/2014 - Virginia recorded eight fatal highway crashes over the July 4th holiday, up from the seven recorded during last year's Independence Day.The statistical counting period was from Friday through midnight Sunday.

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Belmont Bridge: Replace or Repair?

Updated: 07/07/2014 - Charlottesville City Council postponed a decision on a design replacement for the Belmont Bridge because it might not need to be replaced. Councilor Bob Fenwick says they have never found a record stating that the bridge needs to be replaced.

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Community Leaders React to Charlottesville's 3rd Homicide

Updated: 07/07/2014 - Police continue their investigation into an early morning shooting on Sunday that left one man dead. On the heels of the city's third homicide of the year community leaders are voicing their concerns.

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CoderDojo Returns to Teach Kids Computer Codes

Updated: 07/07/2014 - Today is the first day of the popular computer coding camp, CoderDojo. The camp encourages students to work together to learn and use various different computer languages, applications, and design games.

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White House: Most Kids at Border Won't Get to Stay in U.S.

Posted: 07/07/2014 - The White House said today that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them from being sent back from their home countries.

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Last Day of 'Photo Ark' on Downtown Mall

Posted: 07/07/2014 - Today is the last day to see the Photo Ark exhibit on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall.The exhibit, part of the LOOK3 festival, featured photographs of 40 animals.

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U.S. District Judge James Turk, 91, Dies

Posted: 07/07/2014 - U.S. District Judge James Turk has died. He was 91. Alex Davis with De Vilbiss Funeral Home says Turk died Sunday at his home in Radford.

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UPDATED: Police Investigating Fatal Crash on Rt. 29

Updated: 07/07/2014 - Investigators say the driver of a pickup truck, 42-year-old Stephany Spicer of Lynchburg, ran off the right side of the road, over-corrected, and crashed into a tree in the median. She died at the scene of the crash.

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