Kathy Yowell-Rohm

Kathy Yowell Rohm. Courtesy Albemarle County Police

Daycare operator sentenced

A Forest Lakes woman who pleaded guilty to child cruelty in May for neglecting more than a dozen kids at an unlicensed daycare will serve two years in jail. “I would like to publicly apologize to all the parents,” said a tearful Kathy Yowell-Rohm, before a judge pronounced her sentence September 7 in Albemarle Circuit […]

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In brief: Get off the tracks, a Klansman’s plea and and a misidentified racist

See tracks? Think train That’s advice from Dave Dixon, the safety and compliance supervisor of the Buckingham Branch Railroad, who notes the national increase of railroad crossing fatalities this year. One of them happened here. An Amtrak carrying GOP congressmen smashed into a garbage truck on Crozet train tracks in January, killing 28-year-old truck passenger […]