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Since 2011, Charlottesville police say there have been 10 reported criminal incidents on the Rivanna Trail. Three of those were attacks at Jordan Park, where this sign is located. Staff photo

Pay attention: Staying safe on the Rivanna Trail

By Rebecca Bowyer Within the last six months, there have been three reported cases of sexual assault along the Rivanna Trail in Charlottesville. The attacks have led some to wonder—just how safe is it to run, walk or hike the 20-mile trail? Although normally rare, attacks along some portions of the trail aren’t unheard of. […]

Can you identify this man? Photo courtesy of the Charlottesville Police Departmenet

Burglar bullies Bang!

Bang! restaurant has become the go-to spot for a local burglar, who has broken into the Second Street eatery three times this year and always steals the same thing: booze, according to owner Tim Burgess. The latest hit was July 28, and unopened bottles of gin, bourbon and Absolut vodka disappeared. Each heist has cost […]

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