Timothy Heaphy

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Charlottesville's police chief announced his retirement Monday and put it into effect immediately.

Al Thomas had been chief since April 2016.  He was heavily criticized in a city-commissioned review of the August 11th and 12th, 2017 white supremacist violence in the city.

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  A task force appointed by the governor has released its findings in a review of what happened in Charlottesville on August 12th.  The group came up with a series of recommendations for more than 130 communities where confederate monuments are found.  

 

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Public hostility was palpable last night as a former U.S. attorney summarized the evidence gathered during a 90-day probe of what went wrong in Charlottesville on August 12th.