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Friday, October 24, 2014


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

Updated at 4:48 p.m.

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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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Friday 10/24/2014
Navajo officials mull election amid confusion
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

PHOENIX (AP) — Navajo election officials failed to decide Friday whether to follow an order by the tribe's top court to postpone a presidential race that's less than two weeks away.

Remains belong to missing Virginia student
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.

Official identifies gunman in high school shooting
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A government official has identified the shooter at a Washington state high school as student Jaylen Fryberg.

Kentucky Senate candidates spar over new ads
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The campaign for Democratic senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes challenged a new ad from Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell that boasted his support among women, contending it featured a woman who is registered to vote in Pennsylvania.

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two Northern California sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours and 30 miles across two Northern California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree.

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.

Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm

HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.

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