Somewhere in America
Published on Dec 28th, 2012
14 comments By Hilary Holladay Somewhere in America, as I write this, you sit hunched over a laptop in your family’s basement planning a rampage. You are male and young—eighteen, nineteen, maybe twenty. You are...
Bond denied: Man says dog-shooting followed drinking, hunting
Published on May 6th, 2011
20 comments One of two convicted felons arrested for their alleged role in the January shooting of a family dog is claiming that it was all a mistake–- that they went drinking and hunting for deer with a...
Front yard slaying: Two felons arrested in dog-shooting case
Published on Apr 1st, 2011
24 comments Two and a half months after a 10-month old Siberian Husky named Mattie was shot and killed in an Earlysville-area front yard, police have made two arrests. Twenty-six-year-old Justin Tyler Riggs of...
Man allegedly shoots woman in neck
Published on Mar 27th, 2011
10 comments As snow was falling over the county early Sunday morning, gunfire rang out just off of Hydraulic Road, and a woman became the year's first victim of a shooting in Albemarle. Charged in the incident...
Target practice: No charges in shooting of Glenmore woman
Published on Sep 1st, 2010
33 comments The gunfire in Glenmore that hit a woman has been deemed accidental. PHOTO FROM GLENMORE WEBSITE Albemarle police say they've identified the source of the bullet that randomly struck a Glenmore...
Stray bullet: Glenmore woman shot while gardening
Published on Aug 30th, 2010
28 comments A stray bullet flew into the swanky Glenmore subdivision Sunday night. PHOTO FROM THE GLENMORE WEBSITE The Glenmore subdivision website touts the "simple joys of Southern living." In some quarters,...
Ralph Leon Jackson arrested in Parkway shooting
Published on Apr 7th, 2010
73 comments Ralph Leon Jackson, 56, was arrested today at his residence for the shooting of Christina S. Floyd and Timothy P. Davis at Rock Point Overlook. AUGUSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE A Valley man is in...
Parkway terror: Radio personality in critical condition after shooting
Published on Apr 6th, 2010
39 comments The friends had stopped for views from Rock Point Overlook. FLICKR/AZZ. INSET: FACEBOOK PHOTO AND FLICKR/STINKY GRINCH-GREG GUTIERREZ What was supposed to be an idyllic sunset excursion turned to...
Wrenching news from June shooting
Published on Jul 24th, 2009
7 comments A 14-year-old girl, a refugee, hit by a stray bullet June 6 while sleeping in bed, is paralyzed, according to the unnamed city officials, according to the Newsplex.