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Former police officer, 84, charged in shooting death of son

An 84-year-old former University of Virginia police officer has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his son. Albemarle County police say 47-year-old Matthew Short died Friday night after being shot Wednesday night. His father, Donald Short, had been charged with malicious wounding after the shooting. Police say he now faces a second-degree murder … Continue reading

Jury: Rolling Stone’s rape story defamed university official
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Jury: Rolling Stone’s rape story defamed university official

Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter defamed a University of Virginia administrator who sued them for $7.5 million over a discredited story about a gang rape at a fraternity house, a federal jury said Friday. The 10-member jury in Charlottesville sided with administrator Nicole Eramo, who claimed the article portrayed her as a … Continue reading