Sentencing for 53-year old Greene County resident Mark Weiner has been put off until next year.
Weiner was convicted in the 2012 abduction of a Charlottesville woman.
The original sentencing date was Wednesday, but Weiner's defense attorneys filed a motion saying they had new evidence proving Weiner's innocence.
A judge denied the motion, but delayed sentencing until May 6, 2015.
The Virginia Attorney General’s office has selected an independent counsel to review the allegations of a sexual assault on grounds at the University of Virginia.
In a release from UVA Board of Visitors President George Martin Wednesday, Martin stated the need to have an objective, outside assessment of UVA policies and practices, and how they can strengthen student safety on Grounds.
The safety of our students is our first and foremost priority.
The Charlottesville Police Department also is conducting an investigation, at the request of UVA President Teresa Sullivan, into the incident reported by Rolling Stone magazine.
Martin states the findings of the counsel will be made available to the public.
A Charlottesville man in the audience during Governor Terry McAuliffe's announcement on policy changes to the restoration of civil rights for convicted felons, found out he was part of the ceremony Thursday when he learned his rights had been restored.
Charlottesville Police are investigating a reported burglary that occurred Thursday morning.
Kim McNeill hasn't just been on staff since Joanne Boyle arrived as women's basketball coach at Virginia in 2011. She's also been an assistant at both of Boyle's previous head-coaching stops, at California and Richmond.
Justin Anderson scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half Thursday night and No. 6 Virginia returned from an 11-day layoff for exams with a 70-54 victory against Cleveland State.
Kim McNeill's stint as head coach of the Virginia women's basketball team is off to a winning start.
Missing a chunk of her senior season with the Virginia women's soccer team because of US National Team responsibilities didn't stop midfielder Morgan Brian from becoming a rare repeat winner of one national award.
Australian police say eight children have been killed at a home in a northern Australian city.
Chinese state media say a Beijing court has sentenced a former employee of the Forbidden City to be executed for stabbing two of his supervisors to death on the museum's grounds.
Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 59 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, the army said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people â most of them children -- in a school massacre.
Nearly 30,000 Syrian children born as refugees in Lebanon are in a legal limbo, not registered with any government, exposing them to the risk of a life of statelessness deprived of basic rights.