News

Fire Damages House On 12th St. NW

Fire Damages House On 12th St. NW

Photo: WINA

A house fire early Friday morning in the Venable neighborhood. It happened just before 3:30 a.m. and heavily damaged the house at 509 12th St. NW (pictured). City Fire Chief Charles Werner says a woman and her dog escaped without injury. A neighbor tried to make entry and was slightly injured. That person was treated and released by the Charlottesville Albemarle Rescue Squad. The Red Cross is helping the displaced resident. Chief Werner says the smoke alarms were sounding and the resident said she heard them and was able to get out. Werner says the ones in that house had been installed and checked each year under the fire department’s free smoke alarm program. (Photo from Chief Charles Werner)

 

 

Latest Stories

in National

Police raid home of gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack

Local police and FBI investigators collect evidence and survey the scene where two gunmen were shot dead, after their bodies were removed in Garland, Texas May 4, 2015.

Police and FBI searched the apartment of a gunman who allegedly opened fire outside a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

in Sports

Craig Counsell replaces Ron Roenicke with Milwaukee Brewers

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, former Milwaukee Brewers’ Craig Counsell throws during a spring training baseball workout in Phoenix. Counsell was hired as manager of the Brewers on Monday, May 4, 2015, replacing Ron Roenicke who was fired the night before.

The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke and replaced him with former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell.

in Sports

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry points after making a three pointer while drawing a foul against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Stephen Curry beats out Houston's James Harden for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.