Mark Brown, owner of the Main Street Arena, is one step closer to acquiring all shares of the Charlottesville Parking Center. File photo.

Brown’s bid: CPC sale approved, one shareholder objects

The proposed sale of the Charlottesville Parking Center to Main Street Arena owner Mark Brown took a major step forward on Monday, August 4, as every CPC shareholder who cast a vote approved of Brown’s offer of nearly $14 million—$34 per share—in a deal that will make him the sole shareholder of the private entity […]

Mark Weiner's attorney Steve Benjamin leaves Albemarle Circuit Court on June 3, followed by members of Weiner's family, including his brother Michael Weiner, right. Photo: Courteney Stuart

New date set for Weiner sentencing hearing

On Monday, a judge agreed to an October 8 sentencing date for Mark Weiner, the 53-year-old former grocery store clerk convicted for abduction with intent to defile in May 2013. Weiner’s attorneys have raised questions about the evidence used to convict him. They have pointed to expert testimony that contradicts the story that a chemically […]