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Saturday, October 25, 2014


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Graham's body identified as that found off Old Lynchburg Road

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Friday 10/24/2014
Grand jury indicts Valdez in Birdwood Court case
Posted: October 24, 2014

A Charlottesville grand jury has indicted a man on charges he punched an Albemarle County police officer and charged at him with a baton before being shot by the officer.

Halloween activities taking place at a variety of Charlottesville haunts
Posted: October 24, 2014


Thursday 10/23/2014
Fire at Hardy Drive apartment contained by maintenance workers
Posted: October 23, 2014

A fire at a Charlottesville apartment was put out before it could cause any serious damage, thanks to action by a pair of maintenance workers.

Judge issues warrant to transfer Jesse Matthew to Fairfax
Posted: October 23, 2014

A Fairfax County judge this morning ordered Jesse Leroy Matthew, accused of abducting missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to appear in Fairfax on charges of attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault in a separate 2005 case.

Inspections could impact traffic today on U.S. 29
Posted: October 23, 2014

Lanes could close at multiple points along U.S. 29 today as VDOT performs inspections on local roads.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation.

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.

Washington school gunman was homecoming prince
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.

Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation."

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 9:15 am

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.

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