From left, Dan Spearing, John Anderson, Justin Watson and Matt Thompson continue their descent of Jarman Gap in Crozet, Virginia after the storm Sunday morning, January 24, 2016. Anderson, who owns the Crozet Running shop in the center of Crozet, runs this route that ascends all the way up to the ridge line and meets the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway. These die hard runners follow this route regularly and took advantage of the empty roads after the storm left more than 18 inches of snow. Photo by Ryan Jones

Jonas in Charlottesville

Winter storm Jonas descended upon the area last week, blanketing Charlottesville in 15.5 inches of snow, according to Here are some other numbers to know: About 63 power outages in Albemarle County 5 calls to Charlottesville Police Department for car accidents 3 calls to CPD for disabled vehicles 41 calls to CPD for hazards, […]

Philip Weber III, a.k.a "Running Man." Photo courtesy of NBC 29

Trail runner offers safety tips after Running Man’s death

Following the December 29 death of 55- year-old Philip Weber III, known as Charlottesville’s “Running Man,” an ultra marathoner and running club board member makes suggestions for safe running. Weber was struck and killed by a 2001 Isuzu Trooper on Ivy Road around 7am. At the time of the incident, police closed the westbound lane […]

Charlottesville police parked a BearCat in front of the yellow house on Sixth Street SE where suspect Cole Frank Nordick was barricaded. Staff photo

UPDATED: Suspect taken into custody after 6th Street standoff

“Everything in that house will be ruined,” homeowner Marcus Shifflett said when police began shooting what appeared to be tear gas into a 6th Street Southeast home he rents to a tenant. “Furniture, clothes, everything.” The Downtown Mall’s Union Bank and Trust was robbed January 4, and city spokesperson Miriam Dickler says police obtained a […]