UPDATE: Do remains belong to missing UVa. student?

Update: Mon., 10/20/14 4:03 a.m. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Police blocked off roads and were searching for clues in an area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. The 18-year-old Graham hasn’t been seen since Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. The remains were found Saturday […]

Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Morgan Harrington’s parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for her 2009 killing, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women. Five years later, the Harringtons are reacting with both sadness and relief to the news that police have found a “forensic link” to their […]

Police hold evidence in UVa missing student case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The lawyer for the man charged in a University of Virginia student’s disappearance says police haven’t told him what evidence they have against his client in that case or another young woman’s disappearance and death. Attorney James Camblos said he met with his client, 32-year-old Jesse Matthew Jr., for about 2-1/2 […]

Jury begins deliberations in missing Va. teen case

LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP) _ A Nelson County jury has begun deliberations in the trial of a man charged with murdering a missing teenager. Prosecutors wrapped up their case against Randy Taylor on Wednesday morning. The defense rested after calling five witnesses. Jurors went home Wednesday evening and resume deliberations Thursday morning. The 48-year-old Taylor is […]

Va. agency identifies man killed in boat collision

  MONETA, Va. (AP) _ Authorities have identified a man who was killed when two boats collided on Smith Mountain Lake. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says Timothy O’Quinn, 37, of Botetourt County, was a passenger in one of the boats. Sgt. Karl Martin with the department tells media outlets that none […]

UPDATE: Investigation continues into isolated NRV illness

The four people hospitalized from an unknown, isolated illness that killed two individuals are now out of the hospital. The Virginia Department of Health reports that they were discharged on Sunday. Officials say there is still no indication of person-to-person transmission and no indication of any public health risk. They believe it is an isolated […]