State troopers, police officers and sheriff’s deputies were out in full force on Tuesday for the Drive to Save Lives campaign. The 12-hour accelerated campaign resulted in 688 summonses and arrests in the Appomattox Division of the State Police. Albemarle and Charlottesville are part of that division. Agency spokeswoman Corinne Geller notes there were 74 highway fatalities in May 2012, which was one of the worst on record. State Police want to reduce highway fatalities by 15%.
UVA Women's Basketball pulled the upset and claimed its most impressive win in the regular season finale, defeating No. 8 Louisville 75-59.
The UVA men's basketball program has made history again thanks to a victory over Virginia Tech.