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Gil Harrington to speak at MBU Help Save the Next Girl event

MBU’s chapter of Help Save the Next Girl, in collaboration with the New Directions Center in Staunton, is sponsoring a book signing with Gil Harrington.


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Docs for Morgan event promotes friendly rivalry for a good cause

The fifth annual Docs for Morgan basketball challenge supports the Morgan Dana Harrington Memorial Scholarship Fund.


Jesse Matthew pleads guilty to Hannah Graham, Morgan Harrington murders

Jesse L. Matthew Jr., 34, pleaded guilty today in Albemarle County to the first-degree murders of Hannah Graham and Morgan Harrington.


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Jesse Matthew indicted in murder of Morgan Harrington

An Albemarle County Grand Jury has returned two indictments against Jesse Matthew in connection with the October 17, 2009 disappearance and death of Morgan Harrington.


Jesse Matthew charged with first-degree murder in Hannah Graham case

Jesse Matthew has been indicted for first-degree murder in the disappearance and death of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham. Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Lunsford confirmed the indictment in a press conference in Charlottesville on Tuesday.


Update in Jesse Matthew investigation coming on Tuesday

The Albemarle County Police Department and the Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney will be hosting a press conference on Tuesday to provide an update into the Jesse Matthew case.


DNA tests exclude Jesse Matthew from involvement in Alexis Murphy case

DNA testing done in the abduction of Nelson County teen Alexis Murphy has ruled out Jesse Matthew as being at all involved in the case.


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Support grows for Filler-Corn bill to combat campus sexual assaults

Support continues to grow for Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn’s (D-Springfield) bipartisan bill to combat campus sexual assaults with Chairman of the Courts of Justice Committee, Delegate David Albo (R-Springfield), signing on as a chief co-patron.


The Top News Stories of 2014

This edition of Inside the Newsroom dives into the Top News Stories of 2014. Host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham have it narrowed down to five, topping the list with the trial, conviction and pending sentencing of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges.


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WREL: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Mark Warner poll, latest on Jesse Matthew

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics. The segment includes a discussion of a new Christopher Newport University poll showing Democrat Mark Warner up just seven points on Republican Ed Gillespie in his Senate re-election race.


Statement from parents of Hannah Graham

When we first met Chief Longo he promised to find our precious daughter, Hannah, and during five long weeks his resolve to fulfill that promise never wavered. When we started this journey together we all hoped for a happier ending. Sadly that was not to be, but due to the tenacity and determination of Chief Longo, Hannah is coming home to us and we will be eternally grateful to him for this.


Remains found confirmed to be Hannah Graham

The Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond has confirmed the remains found on Saturday, Oct. 18, on Old Lynchburg Road in Southern Albemarle County are the remains of Hannah Graham, 18, of Fairfax, Va.


Fairfax pushes Jesse Matthew case: Good strategy?

Fairfax prosecutors are pushing ahead with their case against Jesse Matthew, a 32-year-old Albemarle County man linked by forensic evidence to the 2005 rape of a woman walking home from a grocery store, who is currently in custody related to the disappearance and death of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham.


Dancing around the obvious in the Jesse Matthew case

Thinking in depth about the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of Hannah Graham, the charges against Jesse Matthew related to that case, the new charges against him in a case in Fairfax in 2005, the continued speculation about the Morgan Harrington case, and the legal system and how it works.


Marietta McCarty: Responsibility for Hannah Graham

I didn’t know Hannah Graham. I do not know Jesse Matthew. I do not know what happened after he caught up with her that night. I live in Charlottesville. One persistent, troubling question has nagged me since her disappearance. Why did no one take responsibility for her that night?


Body believed to be Hannah Graham found in Albemarle County

Human remains have been found near an abandoned residence on Old Lynchburg Road in Albemarle County, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo announced at a 5:55 p.m. news conference.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks news on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. The segment begins with a review of the latest news in the investigation into the disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, and the investigation into her alleged abductor, Jesse Matthew, who is also a prime suspect in another disappearance, the 2009 case of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. The focus then turns to the 2014 Senate race and a recent poll that shows incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner’s lead tightening.


Why not interview Jesse Matthew in 2009?

Jesse Matthew, in jail on a charge related to the Sept. 13 disappearance of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham, was working as a cab driver the night that Morgan Harrington disappeared in 2009.


State Police: Jesse Matthew not interviewed in 2009 in Harrington investigation

Media reports that Virginia State Police investigators interviewed Jesse Matthew in 2009 in connection with the disappearance of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington are not accurate, according to a statement from the state police late Thursday.


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Dan Harrington: Join us at CUE Center remembrance of Alexis Murphy, Morgan Harrington

Please join the Murphy and Harrington Families and the CUE Center on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10am at the Nelson County High School in Lovingston, VA to remember Alexis and Morgan and the Missing and Murdered.