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Judge denies release of alleged Charlottesville rioter

Oct. 15, 2018 9:18 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California man accused of traveling across the country for a white nationalist rally in Virginia that turned deadly has been ordered detained until his trial. Cole Evan White is charged along with three other men with traveling to incite riots and conspiracy to riot. The August...

Virginia wants to be ACC contender, faces road test vs Duke

Oct. 15, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Less than an hour after Virginia wrapped up a victory against Miami, Cavaliers safety Juan Thornhill began making predictions. still in his uniform, Thornhill said the victory "woke everybody up" and declared the Cavaliers contenders to win the Atlantic Coast Conference...

Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteries

Oct. 15, 2018 12:59 PM EDT

ALTON, Ill. (AP) — After last year's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, the federal government quietly spent millions of dollars to hire private security guards to stand watch over at least eight Confederate cemeteries, documents from the Department...

Virginia candidate gets celebrity help from her daughter

Oct. 15, 2018 12:33 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia congressional candidate got a little Hollywood help over the weekend from her daughter, Olivia Wilde. News outlets report the actress known for her role on "House" and her partner, Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis, appeared Sunday at a Charlottesville event for...

Virginia uses defense to beat No. 16 Miami, 16-13

Oct. 14, 2018 12:18 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — All week long, Bronco Mendenhall said, he had a sense that Virginia was ready to perform on a big stage. The Cavaliers proved their coach right Saturday night, getting a touchdown from Jordan Ellis, three field goals from Brian Delaney and a stout defensive performance in a...

Virginia looks to finish the job in rematch vs No.16 Miami

Oct. 12, 2018 2:16 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's last meeting with Miami looked like it was going to be a highlight of the Bronco Mendenhall Era — until it turned sour. The Cavaliers (3-2, 1-1 ACC) hope that if they get a lead this year against Miami, they will hold onto it when Virginia hosts the No. 16...

4 indicted on charges stemming from Charlottesville rallies

Oct. 10, 2018 3:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted four California men on conspiracy and rioting charges in connection with a torch-lit march and a rally of white nationalists in Virginia last year. U.S. Attorney Thomas Cullen's office announced the indictment Wednesday. It came about week after...

Lawyer removed from rally lawsuit he says he never agreed to

Oct. 10, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The attorney who says his signature was placed on court documents without his knowledge has been removed from a lawsuit related to the 2017 deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Daily Progress reports that a judge granted Richard Harry's request...

Virginia church gives sanctuary to woman facing deportation

Oct. 9, 2018 1:22 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A church in Virginia has provided sanctuary for a Guatemalan woman who's facing deportation. Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Charlottesville has agreed to help protect Maria Chavalan Sut from deportation by allowing her to live in the church. Immigration and Custom...

Virginia seeking more offensive balance vs No. 16 Miami

Oct. 8, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia believes is has the players to be very dynamic on offense. All the Cavaliers need now is to get more players involved and find a better balance. The three players viewed as Virginia's Big Three — quarterback Bryce Perkins, wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus and...