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UPDATED: Fiery, five-vehicle crash on I-64W kills two

UPDATE, 10am Thursday, August 7: State police have confirmed that two people have now died following the five-vehicle crash Wednesday morning. According to police spokeswoman Corinne Geller, a flatbed tractor trailer sparked the collision when it rear-ended a Nissan Pathfinder. The Pathfinder was pushed into a Lincoln Town Car. During the pileup, a Chevrolet Suburban […]

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 […]