March 24th, 2011 issue #1012

March 24th, 2011
  • Local or campus cops? 'Kathryn's Law' bounced from committee (sidebar to cover)

    A bill that would require campus police to hand over control of certain violent crimes to local police departments won't pass this year, but the woman who inspired it remains hopeful.

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  • Long gone: How UVA lost Pat Collins

     Barbara Shannon was so nervous about flying overseas that she called her son in Charlottesville, where the 27-year-old had recently moved from California. "Pat's last words to me were, ‘Don't worry, Mom, everything's going to be all right. Nothing's going to happen to you.’” And indeed, 25 years later, his mother is still alive— but the same probably can’t be said for Patrick Collins.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest in last spring's Blue Ridge Parkway shootings: Ralph Leon Jackson, 57, is expected to plead guilty March 23 in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg to fatally firing ...

The Dish

  • Cuccinelli whips up a fenzy

    A food frenzy, that is. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will be the special guest speaker at the 5th Annual Statewide Legal Food Frenzy kickoff luncheon on Friday, March 25...

  • Now & Zen's Toshi Sato watches, waits for news

    One of the more widely broadcast videos of the tsunami damage in Japan is of Kesennuma, a small city in northern coastal Japan that was close to the epicenter of the massiv...

  • Radio Bistro at C & O

    As you may already know, the C&O Restaurant launched its Monday late-night Radio Bistro on March 14. What's Radio Bistro? "It's an idea that was presented to me by Adam...


Real Estate - $old

  • Property transactions

    ALBEMARLE 7/20Wilkshire Corp. to Millard F. Rose, parcel in Foxchase, $1,095,300.Arthur W. Clinger Jr. to Russell B. White, 1529 Kinross Lane, Glenmore, Keswick, $680,000.E...

Real Estate - Commercial Construction Permits

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update

  • Still available

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: November 18, 2010 in issue 0946 ADDRESS: 49 East Point Road, Lake Monticello, Fluvanna CountyASKING PRICE:  $189,000 (was $199,000)ASSESSMEN...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    March 25 at noon at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 2903 Brookmere RoadDebtor: William L. Cruse and Virginia D. RawleyAmount owing: $257,000Bidder brings: $31,00...

Art Features

DR. HooK

Movie Reviews


The Brazen Careerist

  • Obstacle leap: Don't let a defect derail you

    Here's a tale to show that no obstacle is too high when it comes to career success. It's about my friend Ann, who has a really deep voice. It isn't a sexy deep voice; it so...

Sports Doctor

Strange But True


  • Biscuit Run good for the locals

    For the sake of argument (and I am not agreeing with your argument), let's say that you are right, that the taxpayers are getting hosed. [January 6 cover story: "Bad men? N...

  • Chief should note malaise at old P.D.

    As a long time resident of Fairfax County now living in Afton (recently Greenwood), I am a bit perplexed by newly hired Deputy Police Chief Steve Sellers characterization o...

Black and White

  • Brick house

    The house associated with the Rives Street store was torn down last week.~Bill Emory puts up a new photo every day at

Full Stories List for March 24th, 2011 issue #1012

4Better Or Worse

Black and White

Real Estate - Commercial Construction Permits

Real Estate Property auctions

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - Update