Biggest anniversary: Fifty years after the
March on Washington, thousands flood the Mall and the Lincoln
Memorial Reflecting Pool August 24 where Martin Luther King made
his historic "I have a dream" speech.
Most spousal insurance news: UVA won't be
covering working spouses whose employers provide insurance, the
DP reports, while Charlottesville City Council considers
extending benefits to same-sex partners legally married out of
state, a symbolic gesture unless authorized by the General
Most hysterical? What initially is dubbed an
attempted abduction of a juvenile who was chased by a dreadlocked
black male in Whitehall August 26 is downgraded to a "suspicious
circumstance" the next day.
According to NBC29, the juvenile was jogging up and down her
driveway in the 2600-block of Browns Gap Turnpike and noticed a
white sedan go past her house two or three times. The
hoodie-wearing driver parked and started walking up the driveway.
With no communication or contact between the two, the man gets back
in the car and drives away.
Longest sentence: A judge upholds a
jury-recommended 120-year sentence for James E. Jessup III, 39, of
Nelson County, for five sexual felony convictions, the ...