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in Weird

‘Darth Vader’ arrested in attempted armed robbery

The "force" was with this man - the police force, that is.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 25

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Failed Work-Release Escape

Albemarle Police say an inmate who walked away from a work-release detail was captured Tuesday afternoon.

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in Local, Surrounding Counties

Election Fraud Charge In Nelson County

An investigator who ran for sheriff in Nelson County has been charged with election fraud.


in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Kiser Named ACC Linebacker of the Week

Virginia's middle linebacker earns weekly ACC honor.


in Entertainment

The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …

Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.


in National, World

Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq

French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.


in Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year

The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.


in Music

Billy Gibbons goes jazz

The ZZ Top guitarist didn't really think about ever playing jazz until he was invited last year to play the Havana Jazz Festival.


in Black Friday, National

PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon

Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?


in Entertainment

‘Rocky’ successor ‘Creed’ highlights Philadelphia’s revival

Adonis Johnson, the son of Balboa rival-turned-mentor Apollo Creed, leaves behind a life of privilege to walk in the footsteps of a father he never knew.


in Weird

Texas police arrest man in ‘Cookie Monster’ robberies

Houston-area police have arrested a man dubbed the "Cookie Monster" robber who is suspected in holdups at more than 30 fast-food restaurants, often demanding that a cookie be handed over along with the cash.


in Sports

NFL ‘Deflategate’ appeal to be heard March 3, after Super Bowl

The federal appeals court in New York will hear the NFL's appeal of the lifting of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" controversy.


in Entertainment, Sports

FanDuel NFL entries have fallen sharply after New York shutdown

Entries at daily fantasy sports site FanDuel's NFL contests have fallen sharply since New York's attorney general declared the games to be illegal gambling in the state and the company stopped taking money from New Yorkers.


in Sports

FIFA ethics committee seeks life ban against Michel Platini

Michel Platini's lawyer says the FIFA ethics committee has requested a life ban for the UEFA president.


in Lifestyle

Retailers give shoppers new reasons to use mobile phones in stores

Retailers are using apps for smartphones to help drive shoppers to their stores, and make shopping easier.


in Sports

Wildcats take over as No. 1

The Wildcats moved up a spot after North Carolina was stunningly upset by Northern Iowa on Saturday.

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in Albemarle County, Local

Fire Destroys Trailer At Southwood

Fire destroyed a trailer Monday night at the Southwood Mobile Home Park.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

De-stress Thanksgiving by simplifying the sides

Here's two veggie sides that can be prepped ahead of time and popped right in the oven alongside the turkey.


in Sports

Patriots beat Bills to extend unbeaten start to 10-0

The undefeated New England Patriots survived a physical war and topped the Buffalo Bills 20-13 on Monday night.

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in Viral Videos

REMIX: The Marvel universe as a rom-com


Envision a time where the Avengers gave up on the world-saving and just went full romantic comedy on us.

in Entertainment

George Lucas to new ‘Star Wars’ film: I’m your divorced father


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who was not involved in making the long-awaited new film, "The Force Awakens," said he is as ambivalent about seeing the movie as a divorced father would be about attending his child's wedding.