UVA Chief of Police Tim Longo came under fire recently for UPD’s treatment of a Black man on the Corner.  
PC: Eric Kelley

In brief: Police problems, school sickness, and more

Under fire Shortly before midnight on November 15, a houseless Black man named Lawrence was reportedly violently detained by both Charlottesville and University police on the Corner. According to eyewitness accounts given to Defund Cville Police, three UPD officers pushed Lawrence into the brick wall in front of Cohn’s. A dozen more officers soon arrived […]

Daily new cases in Charlottesville and Albemarle PC: Data courtesy TJHD

In brief: New COVID regulations, legal weed, and more

Tighten it up On Sunday, with COVID-19 cases surging across the United States, Governor Ralph Northam announced a new set of stricter regulations for citizens and businesses in Virginia. The rules, which went into effect at midnight on November 15, limit gatherings to 25 individuals, instead of the previous 250. Restaurants are now required to […]