Billy Mays pulled in 378 votes in his run for sheriff, a fraction of his opponent's more than 2,000 votes. Publicity photo

Nelson sheriff candidate indicted for election fraud

William Everette “Billy” Mays, the Nelson sheriff’s office investigator who led the Alexis Murphy missing teen case, was indicted on two counts of election fraud November 24. Mays ran for sheriff and lost to David Hill in the November election. Both men were the subjects of Virginia State Police investigations after a private citizen complained […]

A bus crash in North Chesterfield County left about 35 people injured, including an unknown number of UVA students. Photo courtesy of the Virginia State Police

UPDATED: No UVA students aboard crashed bus

Virginia State Police have determined that speed was a factor in the November 29 motorcoach accident by an Abbott Trailways driver in North Chesterfield County. The bus, driven by Thomas B. Chidester of Salem, was en route to the University of Virginia around 7:15pm when the driver lost control on the curve of a ramp […]