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Authorities: 19 hospitalized after bus hits tractor trailer

Nov. 17, 2019 10:18 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say more than a dozen people have been hospitalized in Virginia after a commercial bus hit an overturned tractor trailer on Interstate 64. Citing Virginia State Police, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 19 people were brought to hospitals after the Sunday morning...

Haines, Howard help No. 13 Kentucky women edge Virginia

Nov. 16, 2019 7:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Sabrina Haines scored 17 points, Rhyne Howard had a double-double and No. 13 Kentucky held off Virginia 50-47 on Saturday. Jocelyn Willoughby’s 3-pointer pulled the Cavaliers with 48-47 with 44 seconds left and after a Kentucky timeout Willoughby stole the ball with 20.1...

Huff, Diakite lead No. 9 Virginia past Columbia 60-42

Nov. 16, 2019 3:08 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jay Huff showed flashes of what he can do offensively for No. 9 Virginia last year. This season, with increased opportunities, he’s turning into one of the Cavaliers’ top offensive weapons. “Points, if they come, they come, and if they don’t and we...

Buttigieg backed by former Charlottesville, Va., mayor

Nov. 15, 2019 5:33 PM EST

The former mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, endorsed Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign on Friday, citing him as one of the people whose advice he sought ahead of the deadly 2017 clash between white supremacists and counter protesters. Michael Signer, who was the Charlottesville mayor at the time of...

Charlottesville suit seeks to link online talk to violence

Nov. 14, 2019 3:41 PM EST

The white nationalist rally that took a deadly turn in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the summer of 2017 shocked Americans with its front-row view of hatred on the rise. But weeks before the violence, organizers were making preparations for the gathering in a corner of the internet. Using a private server on a...

Man linked to neo-Nazi group pleads guilty to gun charges

Nov. 12, 2019 4:45 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who has been linked by the FBI to a violent neo-Nazi group pleaded guilty on Tuesday to gun charges, one of several recent criminal cases against members of the same far-right extremist group. Andrew Thomasberg, 21, of McLean, faces a maximum of 20 years in prison...

Democrats' wins could help bring down Confederate statues

Nov. 12, 2019 10:33 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An army of Confederate monuments dots Virginia's landscape but some of those statues could soon start coming down after Election Day gave Democrats control of the General Assembly for the first time in decades. Members of the new legislative majority say they plan to revive proposals...

Diakite has 19 points and 13 rebounds for No. 11 Virginia

Nov. 10, 2019 10:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mamadi Diakite got lots of cheers before his first home game of the season as videos played with highlights of Virginia's run to its first national championship a year ago. He gave the crowd plenty more to cheer with 19 points and 13 rebounds in the No. 11 Cavaliers' 65-34...

Perkins, Taulapapa lead Virginia past Georgia Tech, 33-28

Nov. 9, 2019 5:20 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Bryce Perkins loves that new playmakers are emerging for Virginia, making their best playmaker — Perkins himself — even more effective. The senior quarterback threw for one touchdown and ran for another as the Cavaliers shut down Georgia Tech after halftime in a...

Appeals court: Defamation suit against InfoWars can continue

Nov. 8, 2019 4:16 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia has denied a petition from InfoWars and other far-right defendants and is allowing a defamation lawsuit against them to continue. The Daily Progress reports the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied a petition challenging the location...