Crime/Justice

4th kid nabbed in alleged bomb plot
Published on Feb 16th, 2006
2 comments Albemarle Police arrested another 13-year-old Jack Jouett student yesterday and charged him (or her?) with two felonies in the ever-expanding alleged plan to blow up Albemarle and Western high...
Publicity mounts in 12-step rape case
Published on Feb 16th, 2006
2 comments A story in the February 20 edition of People is the latest in a salvo of publicity in the 21-year old rape case that began at a University of Virginia fraternity house. As first publicly detailed in...
New focus on the tumor-pedophile case
Published on Feb 14th, 2006
0 comments The case of the male schoolteacher treated at the University of Virginia Medical Center for tumors that seem to have turned him into a pedophile back in the year 2000 is enjoying a new round of...
Three teens snared in Columbine-style probe
Published on Feb 3rd, 2006
0 comments Local authorities say that three local students were plotting some sort of Columbine-style attack. At a hastily called press conference downtown today, the Albemarle police chief and the new County...
Near miss: Professor dodges bullet.... really
Published on Dec 8th, 2005
0 comments The clash between traditional rural culture and sweeping development in Albemarle County took a precarious turn Saturday, December 3, when a bullet ripped through an Ivy home, shattering a window and...