Law & Crime

Law & Crime
4:57 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

DNA Could Offer Another Avenue for Serial's Syed

Deidre Enright, UVA Law School Innocence Project
Credit Hawes Spencer

The popular NPR podcast Serial is back in the headlines with news that a young Maryland man convicted of killing his high-school girlfriend will get the opportunity to appeal.

Here in Virginia, a separate effort is underway to determine whether the guy featured in Serial is the real killer.

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2014 Coverage Compilation
2:23 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

The Disappearance of Hannah Graham

Charlottesville police finally broke their silence Wednesday to discuss the disappearance of an 18-year-old University of Virginia student. Security videos have shown her walking and running through town, heading for the downtown mall.

Investigators now hope surveillance tapes from merchants there might provide new clues to the wherabouts of Hannah Graham. 

   

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VAB Promo
4:16 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

The Disappearance...

Coverage Compilation
2:04 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

The Disappearance of Hannah Graham

Charlottesville police finally broke their silence Wednesday to discuss the disappearance of an 18-year-old University of Virginia student. Security videos have shown her walking and running through town, heading for the downtown mall.

Investigators now hope surveillance tapes from merchants there might provide new clues to the wherabouts of Hannah Graham. 

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Unrest for Sororities
4:46 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Boys' Bid Night: "This Is About Much More Than A Party"

A Rolling Stone story of gang rape at the University of Virginia has been discredited, and fraternities in Charlottesville are welcoming their new members, but another controversy now surrounds the school’s greek community.  

Boys' Bid Night is a celebration of new men accepting membership in a fraternity, and women from UVA sororities are always invited to join, but this year they’re under strict orders from national presidents to stay clear of frat houses tonight.  Based on the response, you might think UVA sorority women were fans of the Beastie Boys.

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