UVA football player wounded in shooting gets out of hospital
A University of Virginia football player who was seriously wounded in a shooting that killed three of his teammates has been released from the hospital. Lavel Davis Jr., D’Sean Perry and Devin Chandler were shot on a charter bus as they returned to campus from a field trip to see a play in Washington. Authorities have said that Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., a UVA student and former member of the football team who was on the trip, began shooting at students on the bus as it pulled to a stop at a campus parking garage.news.yahoo.com
‘Flowers are a symbol of hope:’ Charlottesville flower shop offers free bouquets to help community grieve
The Dogwood Tree, a flower shop in Charlottesville teamed up with their supplier to ensure everyone had an opportunity to get flowers, whether for themselves, a loved one or to place at a memorial on UVA Grounds.
UVA to hold memorial service on Saturday to honor the lives of shooting victims
University of Virginia president Jim Ryan has announced plans for an on-campus memorial service that will remember the lives of D’Sean Perry and Lavel Davis Jr. and Devin Chandler, who were killed in a tragic shooting Sunday night.
Witness says UVA shooting suspect didn’t shoot at random, targeted victims
The University of Virginia shooting suspect, Chris Jones Jr, appeared in court for the first time Wednesday morning, and during the hearing, the Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney said a witness told police that the attack wasn’t random.
Parents, students, officials pay their respects to victims of UVA shooting
While laying flowers at a makeshift memorial outside of Scott Stadium on the University of Virginia grounds, Governor Glenn Youngkin acknowledged no words nor action will bring comfort to the families experiencing this “horrific” loss.
UVA officials: School was investigating suspect’s possible gun possession, but disciplinary report was never sent
A University of Virginia spokesperson has confirmed that not only did the school know that the suspect in the tragic shooting possibly had a gun, but when school officials went to take disciplinary action against suspect Chris Jones, the report was never sent.
LIVE | UVA head coach, athletics director hold press conference
Virginia athletics will hold a press conference today (Tuesday, Nov. 15) featuring head football coach Tony Elliott and athletics director Carla Williams. The press conference will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the media room at John Paul Jones Arena
UVA shooting suspect in custody; all 3 victims were football players
The University of Virginia’s police chief announced on Monday that the suspect in a shooting that killed three members of the school’s football team is in custody, ending an hourslong manhunt that triggered a campus-wide lockdown.news.yahoo.com
UVA chief of police learns during press conference that shooting suspect is in custody
While speaking at a press conference on Monday, University of Virginia Police Chief Timothy Longo learned that the suspect in a shooting on Sunday night, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., had been taken into custody.news.yahoo.com
Search for suspect underway after shooting at University of Virginia kills 3, injures 2
A gunman was on the loose Monday after killing three people at the University of Virginia, authorities said. Dan Schutte has more on the manhunt for the suspect, who authorities say is a student at the school.news.yahoo.com
Shots fired at University of Virginia, police seek suspect
The University of Virginia issued a warning to students to shelter in place late Sunday night following a report of shots fired on the campus. “There has been a shooting on Culbreth Road and the suspect is at large and considered armed and dangerous,” UVA President Jim Ryan said in a tweet, asking the university community to “please shelter in place.” The UVA Police Department posted a notice online saying multiple police agencies were searching for a suspect who was considered “armed and dangerous.”news.yahoo.com
Mom, sister of slain UVA lacrosse player testify in lawsuit
The mother of a former women's lacrosse player at the University of Virginia broke into tears during her testimony Thursday as she described the moment when she learned her daughter was dead. Sharon Love said she thought at first that her daughter had been in a traffic accident, adding that she never thought Yeardley Love would be murdered, WVIR reported. Sharon Love, the administrator of her daughter’s estate, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against George Huguely V, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2010 killing of Yeardley Love, his on-again, off-again girlfriend.news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 investigator fired from University of Virginia post by state's new GOP attorney general
The lead investigator for the Jan. 6 House select committee investigating the Capitol riot has been fired from his position as the University of Virginia's counsel by the state's new Republican attorney general, per the Washington Post.Why it matters: Democrats say the removal of Tim Heaphy from his post after some three years while he's on leave from the university to investigate the insurrection is likely "retribution" for the House probe — an accusation strongly denied by the office of statenews.yahoo.com
Virginia's new AG removes 2 lawyers at public universities
Virginia’s new Republican attorney general has fired lawyers for two large public universities, his office said, marking more significant changes by Jason Miyares while ascending to his new job. Tim Heaphy, counsel for the University of Virginia, and George Mason University counsel Brian Walther have been let go, Miyares spokeswoman Victoria LaCivita told The Washington Post. School counsel within Virginia's public colleges and universities are appointed by the attorney general.news.yahoo.com