The jury has begun its deliberations in the Josue Salinas Valdez trial who is facing three charges including malicious wounding.
In May, two Albemarle County police officers went to Birdwood Court in Charlottesville after suspecting Valdez of a hit-and-run in the county. It is reported Valdez resisted arrest, causing an Albemarle County police to fire.
Valdez also faces charges of drunk driving, and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.
The Secretariat of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney made Board appointments on Friday.
For the Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse some appointed include David E Brown, DC of Charlottesville, the Director of Virginia Department of Health Professions, Kim W. Craig, MSN, RN of Augusta County, Executive Director of Staunton Augusta Rescue Squad and Vice President of Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, and Mary G. McMasters, MD, FASAM of Fishersville an Addictionologist for Comprehensive Behavioral Health
For the Medical Advisory Board for the Department of Motor Vehicles one of the individuals appointed was Mark Sochor, MD, MS, FACEP of Charlottesville, an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine for University of Virginia.
An attorney for the man accused of kidnapping University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is asking that his client undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
The Virginia Supreme Court says the state's compulsory school attendance law doesn't require parents to get their kids to class on time.
The Virginia men's basketball team spent most of last season reaching heights the program hadn't seen since the days of Hall-of-Famer Ralph Sampson on Grounds.
The Virginia men's basketball team hopes its spot in the ACC's preseason poll is the first step toward history repeating itself this season.
It's no secret what the Virginia defense will be up against Saturday afternoon at Georgia Tech.
Louisa County continues to climb the rankings, moving up one more spot in this week's Downtown Athletic Power Poll.
Mexican authorities say seven cyclists and an assistant kidnapped while training in the mountainous outskirts of the capital have been freed.
The United Nations presented a compelling argument to end a slew of human rights violations including testimony from the attorney for an Iranian woman who was recently hanged after being wrongfully convicted of murdering a man she alleged was trying to rape her.
Authorities in Germany say they have arrested a suspected member of the Basque separatist group ETA who has been on the run since 2004.