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AAA is predicting big numbers for Memorial Day Weekend

AAA is predicting big numbers for Memorial Day Weekend

It's the unofficial start of summer, but Memorial Day is also the start of the summer driving seasons and there's a huge spike in the number of cars on the road.

Hundreds of balloons from UVA's Final Exercises donated to sick children

Hundreds of balloons from UVA's Final Exercises donated to sick children

Sick children at UVA Children’s Hospital had their day brightened as hundreds of balloons were delivered throughout the hospital. 

Judge admonishes defense witness for his behavior after prosecution rests in Trump hush money trial

Judge admonishes defense witness for his behavior after prosecution rests in Trump hush money trial

It happened minutes into the testimony of Robert Costello, a former federal prosecutor who has publicly blasted the prosecution's star witness, Michael Cohen.

Hunter Biden presses for delay in federal gun trial set to begin next month

Hunter Biden presses for delay in federal gun trial set to begin next month

Defense attorneys for the president's son argued Monday there isn't an urgent need to start the trial on June 3, shortly before the scheduled start of another trial on tax charges in California.

Tugboats escort ship that caused deadly Baltimore bridge collapse back to port

Tugboats escort ship that caused deadly Baltimore bridge collapse back to port

The Dali had remained at the collapse site since it lost power and crashed into one of the bridge's supporting columns in March.

War crimes prosecutor seeks arrest of Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Netanyahu

War crimes prosecutor seeks arrest of Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Netanyahu

Karim Khan of the International Criminal Court on Monday accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his defense minister, and three Hamas leaders for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Gaza Strip and Israel.

'How do you get hypothermia in a prison?' Records show hospitalizations among Virginia inmates

'How do you get hypothermia in a prison?' Records show hospitalizations among Virginia inmates

A lawsuit over a Virginia prison inmate's death has raised broader questions about conditions at the lockup and newly obtained records are providing further insights.

Iran's president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

Iran's president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast

That leaves the Islamic Republic without two key leaders as extraordinary tensions grip the wider Middle East.

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the U.S.

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the U.S.

The ruling sets the stage for an appeal process likely to further drag out a years-long legal saga.

EPA warns of increasing cyberattacks on water systems, urges utilities to take immediate action

EPA warns of increasing cyberattacks on water systems, urges utilities to take immediate action

The EPA said about 70% of utilities inspected by federal officials over the past year violated standards meant to protect cyberattacks.

Youngkin vetoes bills on skill games, contraception and Confederate heritage tax breaks

Youngkin vetoes bills on skill games, contraception and Confederate heritage tax breaks

Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has taken final action on a last batch of bills from the year's regular legislative session.

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants

The 56-year-old chain made the filing late Sunday, days after shuttering dozens of restaurants.

BRHD, RRHD offering vaccination clinics for students

BRHD, RRHD offering vaccination clinics for students

The Blue Ridge and Rappahannock Rapidan health districts are offering various clinics where children can get the vaccines they need for school.

Deadline to apply to QuadTank coming up

Deadline to apply to QuadTank coming up

This is the fifth year for the competition, which is open to business owners in the counties of Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison and Orange.

Part of Taylors Gap closed for pipe project

Part of Taylors Gap closed for pipe project

The Virginia Department of Transportation says Taylors Gap Road is closed between Blandemar Drive and Red Hill Road.

Paving work on new Belmont Bridge

Paving work on new Belmont Bridge

Drivers are encouraged to watch for shifting travel lanes and to follow the directions of flaggers in the area.

VSP investigating crash that killed two teens, sent driver to hospital

VSP investigating crash that killed two teens, sent driver to hospital

The Virginia State Police reports the crash occurred around 11 p.m. Saturday on the 1200 block of Hockett Road in Goochland County.

Woman charged after firearm spotted in carry-on at TSA checkpoint

Woman charged after firearm spotted in carry-on at TSA checkpoint

A Spotsylvania County woman is facing a weapons charge after a loaded firearm was found in her carry-on bag at the Richmond International Airport.

One killed in small plane crash in Culpeper County

One killed in small plane crash in Culpeper County

The Virginia State Police reports officials responded to the crash on the 13000 block of Spillman Road in Culpeper County around 2:45 p.m. Friday.

Graduates from PVCC planning to work and give back to the local community

Graduates from PVCC planning to work and give back to the local community

Local community college, Piedmont Virginia Community College also wrapped up their graduation ceremonies in the past week. 

UVA's Class of 2024 take their final walk through The Lawn as students

UVA's Class of 2024 take their final walk through The Lawn as students

UVA Students a part of the College of Arts and Sciences, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and School of Education and Human Development made their final walk through The Lawn.

4th Annual Rivanna Riverfest offering activities for the whole family

4th Annual Rivanna Riverfest offering activities for the whole family

The Rivanna River Conservation Alliance is hosting the fourth annual Rivanna Riverfest Sunday May 19th from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. 

Zimmerman delivers valedictory address on Friday

Zimmerman delivers valedictory address on Friday

UVA held their valedictory ceremony on Friday, and the first address was delivered by someone who once delighted his fellow Hoos with his brilliance on the baseball diamond.

Leaders Lab accepting applications for 2024

Leaders Lab accepting applications for 2024

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Leaders Lab of Greater Charlottesville, its leadership training program that kicks off in September.

CPD annual report shows an increase in drug overdoses

CPD annual report shows an increase in drug overdoses

The Charlottesville Police Department found a slight decline in overall crime in its recently published 2023 Annual Report, but the number of drug overdoses defied that trend with a large increase.