Law enforcement agencies in Charlottesville and Albemarle have a total of 146 military assault rifles—not unlike this M16—which they acquired through a Department of Defense surplus program.

Of goggles and guns: Discrepancies found in feds’ records of locally acquired combat gear

What kind of combat weapons do my local cops have? That’s what people around the country have been asking as images and videos of a heavily armed police force responding to protests and riots over the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri over the last two weeks sparked criticism of the militarization […]

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Best of C-VILLE 2014: The winners

The votes are counted and the winners are in. C-VILLE Weekly readers have named their picks for the best Charlottesville has to offer, from restaurants to fitness classes to doctors, parks, and music venues. Did your favorites top the list? Check out the full issue on the stands or right here online.