June 13th, 2013 issue #1224

June 13th, 2013
  • Code of silence: County clams up when cops open fire

    Two days after a 21-year-old Crozet man was shot dead by an Albemarle police officer on June 8, officials finally released his name. Neither Albemarle police nor Virginia State Police, which is investigating the case, responded to a request for the name of the officer who used lethal force.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Worst week for the Fourth Amendment: Sans search warrants, Verizon turns over millions of phone records to the National Security Agency, the Guardian reports. Also without ...

The Dish


Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

  • Spotlight on Lewis Mountain

    Area: Lewis MountainSchools: Venable, Walker & Buford, CharlottesvillePrice Range: $440,000-$1,895,000Pros: proximity to amenities, especially UVACons: potential traffi...

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    June 13 at 2pm at the Albemarle CourthouseProperty: 2560 White Mountain Road, Afton Debtor: Arthur L. and Suzette G. Grady Original amount owing: $410,000 Bidder brings: ...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERPolice forceThree shootings by Albemarle County police officers in six months raise questions that yield few answers. Critics say a policy of secrecy doesn't belong in...


  • 'Tragedy': Families question police shooting of Crozet man

    Gregory Allen Rosson, 21, lay dead in a yard along U.S. 250 on Afton Mountain for about nine hours after he was shot early June 8 by Albemarle police, according to a witn...

  • 180: Dumler resigns supe seat

    Just days after Chris Dumler fended off a petition to remove him from the Albemarle Board of Supervisors and vowed to continue representing the Scottsville District, the de...

  • Dem decision: Slow day at the polls for primary

    The polls were slow on Tuesday, June 11, as a small percentage of Charlottesville residents showed up to cast ballots in the Democratic primary. While Rick Sincere, chairma...

  • Dive-bombing the mall?

    Giant photos in trees on the Downtown Mall signal the Look3 Festival of the Photograph, which starts June 12. Photographer Tim Laman captured a male red bird of paradise in...

  • Pipe peeve: RWSA diverts Sugar Hollow water

    Since the 1920s, Charlottesville's purest water has flowed downhill directly from the Sugar Hollow Reservoir via a 13.5-mile cast-iron pipeline. The mountain water is so pu...


Black and White

  • Broken bridge

    The eastern sidewalk of the Belmont Bridge may be closed, but crowds still stream across the western side. ~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at &...

Cultural preview