June 9th, 2011 issue #1023

June 9th, 2011
  • Double recantation: Is an innocent man in jail for the Crozet murders?

    It was the crime that rocked Crozet: a mother found stabbed to death in bed, her three-year-old son dead from the smoke of a cover-up fire. Amid whispers of witchcraft, four neighborhood teens were arrested, and three are doing time today in state prisons. One of them, Rocky Fugett, now 27, admits he was there that night in 2003, for which he was convicted along with his sister and another neighborhood kid. Eight years later, Fugett says an innocent man is serving time for something he didn't do, and that man– Robert Davis– wasn't even there.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Greatest disparity in sentencing in Lousia: Remone J. Houchens robs, brutally beats and blinds an 87-year-old woman and is sentenced June 1 to 30 years. That same day, Cana...

Editor's Note

  • We're ramping up our real estate coverage

    We're improving our presentation of the local real estate transactions. For a while, we've been publishing them several months late and almost all Albemarle. But now real e...

The Dish

  • Charlocavoreville?

    Forbes deputy editor Nicole Perlroth just penned a story with lots of props for RelayFoods.com, the new Charlottesville-based grocery-gathering business which seems to be h...

  • Lunch giveaway at Raising Cane's

    Those looking for a chicken finger breakfast during their Tuesday morning commute can swing by Raising Cane's restaurant on Emmet Street for a free box combo meal. To celeb...

  • Reservations with Anthony Bourdain

    The Paramount Theater just announced that celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert will be coming to town in October for an "open, frank and provocative back-and-fo...

  • Surgeons of sauce: Docs spice up BBQ

    If you live in Charlottesville and you've broken any bones, there's a good chance orthopaedic surgeon Dr. David Heilbronner put you back together. The Charlottesville nativ...


Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate - Update

  • Still available

    APPEARED IN THE HOOK: January 20, 2011 in issue 1003 ADDRESS: 329 Key West Drive, Key West ASKING PRICE:  $649,000 ASSESSMENT: $451,100 SELLER'S AGENT: Roger Voisinet,...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    June 10 at 3:30pm at the Charlottesville Circuit Court Property: 722 Franklin Street Debtor: Ben Warthen, executor Amount owing: $75,200 Bidder brings: 10 percent sale pric...

Art Features

  • World of hurt: Photographers wrench the gut

    “If it bleeds, it leads” is the blunt if gruesome guiding principle of newsrooms everywhere. So it’s not shocking many of the winning images in the “World Press Pho...

DR. HooK

  • Breathless: Smoking + asbestos = disaster

    Smoke makes most of us want to gag. Thank God people can’t smoke in airplanes anymore. In the pre-historic era, there were smoking and nonsmoking sections in pl...

Movie Reviews


On Architecture

The Brazen Careerist

Sports Doctor

Strange But True

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Full Stories List for June 9th, 2011 issue #1023

4Better Or Worse

Real Estate Property auctions

Real Estate - Update