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Huguely to police: Love bled while he shook her

Huguely to police: Love bled while he shook her

Add up the hours since George Huguely’s arrest in connection with the brutal slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love, and the 22-year-old former UVA student has spent fewer than four days outside of his cell in Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. Huguely, who is in segregation from the rest of the jail population, receives approximately one hour […]

Harrington homicide tied to 2005 NoVa assault

Harrington homicide tied to 2005 NoVa assault

 “It seems strange to say we are thrilled—I mean, how can you be thrilled about such an obscene thing?” said Gil Harrington, reached last Thursday at her family’s home in Roanoke. Roughly an hour before, Virginia State Police (VSP) released news of a forensic link between the death of her daughter, 20-year-old Morgan Harrington, with […]

Water Street fully functional by July

Water Street fully functional by July

The shortest distance between any two points—crosswalk signals, for instance—is a straight line. The same goes for a stroll down Water Street, from the front doors of Second Street Gallery to the rear entrance of CVS Pharmacy. Or, that’s how it worked before the Landmark Hotel. Where the sidewalk ends: Pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike […]

The cost of dredging South Fork

The cost of dredging South Fork

During a June 22 meeting of the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority (RWSA), Casey Burch, a project manager for HDR Engineering, shared results of the firm’s Dredging Feasibility Study. All told, Burch wagered that a one-time dredge of the South Fork Reservoir could cost between $34 million and $40.2 million—and subsequent dredging might be more […]

West Main sites approved for demolition

West Main sites approved for demolition

There’s no shortage of creative potential on the 300 block of West Main Street, a section of the city’s Vinegar Hill neighborhood that was once populated with automobile shops like Russell Mooney Oldsmobile. And if destruction is a form of creation, then a recent meeting of the Board of Architectural Review (BAR) provided a chance […]