News

NAACP Encourages Photos, Videotaping Of Local Arrests

NAACP Encourages Photos, Videotaping Of Local Arrests

Photo: WINA

The President of the local NAACP says African-Americans should bring a camera or a video recorder when they see law enforcement agencies are making arrests. Rick Turner has told City Councilors he sees similarities between what happens in Charlottesville and Ferguson, Missouri. Turner (pictured) is also upset about some figures City Police Chief Tim Longo provided to the councilors earlier this year. He’s looking for reasons why black men are more likely to get stopped than white men. Roughly 100 local protesters staged a march and rally Saturday in Charlottesville. They voiced support for the late Michael Brown, who died near St. Louis. The funeral for the 18-year-old is happening Monday.

Latest News

10 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

House Okays Use Of Electric Chair

gray ricky-javon

The House of Delegates has approved legislation that would let prison officials execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are not available.

11 hours ago in Albemarle County, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Amended Threshold For Reckless Driving

29 north at Hydraulic

The State Senate has approved a bill that prevents drivers from being charged with reckless driving if they're going only 11 miles above the speed limit.

11 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Senate Approves Concealed Carry Bill

StateSenate2

A bill that makes it easier for people with a protective order to get a concealed weapons permit has won Senate approval.

11 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

House Approves Weapons Related Bills

HandgunSample

The House of Delegates has approved three bills that are part of a compromise worked out by Governor McAuliffe and Republican leaders.

12 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Judge Will Decide Fate Of Ashley White

Thomas Noah (sent to us) 032615 CC

A judge will determine the fate of Ashley White of Pulaski County, who was arrested after her young son was found dead in a septic tank.