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  1. U. Va. Board chair decries a drive-by journalismaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The chairman of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school's image with a piece of "drive-by journalism," hurt innocent people and set back sex assault prevention efforts. At a special board meeting on campus, Rector George K. Martin gave his most expansive comments since doubt was cast on a Rolling Stone article that described a culture of sexual violence hiding in plain sight at U.Va.


  2. Former governora s son arrested in Va. BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Just before 3:30 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on 23-year-old Robert Ryan "Bobby" McDonnell III in the 2500 block of Sandpiper Road in Sandbridge. According to police, he was charged with DUI and refusal to take a breath test.


  3. Friends try to correct record on UVA rape storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    In this image taken from video, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, University of Virginia student Alex Stock talks during an interview with The Associated Press in Charlottsville, Va. Stock, and two other friends of an alleged victim of a gang rape at a U.Va.


  4. AAA: Va. gas prices drop $1 since spring peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    AAA Mid-Atlantic says Virginia gas prices have fallen more than $1 since the April 2014 spring peak of $3.52 per gallon. And the auto group says that some areas of the state could see prices fall to less than $2 per gallon around the end of the year.


  5. Ocean Lakes runs past Oscar Smith for 6A Region crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Ocean Lakes had all but guaranteed a win leading up to the biggest high school football showdown in almost two years. "Sorry to say it, but we are going to win this game," said senior running back T.J. Griffin on Wednesday before his team faced Oscar Smith for the Region 6A South Championship.


  6. Rolling Stone casts doubt on UVA rape storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Rolling Stone is casting doubt on the account it published of a young woman who says she was gang-raped at a fraternity party at the University of Virginia, saying there now appear to be discrepancies in the student's account. A statement posted to the magazine's website Friday said "our trust in her was misplaced."


  7. Hearing reset for suspect in Va. student abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Jesse Matthew, right, confers with an attorney while appearing in court on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Fairfax, Va. Matthew, accused of abducting Hannah Graham, a University of Virginia student who was found dead last month, pleaded not guilty Friday on an unrelated sexual assault charge.


  8. Mike London to stay at UVA next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The hot seat has cooled down in Charlottesville, following today's announcement that Mike London will return next season as head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers. Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage made the announcement two days prior to the Hoo's last game against Virginia Tech.


  9. Weather blog: Record Heat, Then... A Wintry Mix?Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    I'll admitthis week will be very interesting and kind of fun to forecast. However, this active weather could mean big problems for travelers.


  10. UVa faculty protest a social culturea on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Dozens of professors protested last night along Rugby Road in Charlottesville. That's where most of the fraternity houses are located.


  11. Matthew hearing rescheduled for reckless driving chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A hearing has been postponed on a reckless driving charge for the man accused in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student. The remains of Hannah Graham were found Oct. 18 near Charlottesville.


  12. Academical Village at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The University of Virginia on Saturday suspended activities at all campus fraternal organizations amid an investigation into a published report in which a student described being sexually assaulted by seven men at a fraternity in 2012. President Teresa Sullivan said in a letter to the university community that the Board of Visitors is scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss the allegations contained in a Rolling Stone article, along with the university's policies and procedures concerning sexual assaults.


  13. UVA asks police to investigate report of frat-house rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The University of Virginia's president says she has asked Charlottesville police to investigate allegations that a female student was raped by several men at a fraternity house. President Teresa A. Sullivan announced the investigation in a statement posted Wednesday evening on the university's website.


  14. Laughs, tears for U.Va. student Hannah GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Hannah Graham was so smart that when her high school teacher was grading tests and came across a wrong answer, she would check the answer key and make sure there wasn't some kind of mistake. As often as not, the answer key was wrong, not Graham.


  15. Jesse Matthew transferred to Fairfax overnightRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Jesse Matthew, the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was transferred overnight to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, according to a report by WWBT in Richmond. Matthew was transferred from a jail near Charlottesville for a hearing in Fairfax on Friday, according to reports.


  16. Attorney wants UVa. abduction suspect evaluatedRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity. Attorney James Camblos made the request for a psychiatric evaluation at an arraignment for Jesse L. Matthew Jr., 32, in Fairfax County Circuit Court, where he's charged in a 2005 sexual assault unrelated to Graham's disappearance and death.


  17. Suspect in UVa. studenta s kidnapping due in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The suspect in the abduction of an 18-year-old University of Virginia student will be making an initial court appearance Friday in an unrelated rape case. Fairfax County prosecutor Ray Morrogh said Monday that 32-year-old Jesse Matthew will appear in court via video link from a jail in the Charlottesville area, where he is currently being held.


  18. Commemorative chalkboard wall made for Hannah GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    University of Virginia students created a memorial chalkboard wall Oct. 26 where everyone can leave messages for the 18-year-old sophomore who was abducted and murdered back in September. "It's good to know the entire community can come together and be supportive of one another even though we're all so different," said sophomore Natalie Anderson.


  19. Judge issues bench warrant to transfer Jesse Matthew to Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A judge has issued a bench warrant for Jesse Matthew Jr. to be transferred to Fairfax County to face charges related to a 2005 sexual assault case. On Monday, a Circuit Court grand jury indicted the 32-year-old on charges of attempted capital murder, abduction and sexual penetration with an object.


  20. Investigators searching near area where Va. remains foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    As University of Virginia students prepare for classes Monday, pictures of missing 18-year-old sophomore Hannah Graham are taped on the front of almost every business and her name is written in many store windows. 11 miles from the city, police officers and sheriff's deputies comb Old Lynchburg Road looking for any evidence of Graham's disappearance.


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