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  • BREAKING

    Students protest Thursday at UVA for Martese Johnson

    Students protest Thursday at UVA for Martese Johnson

    Thursday, March 19 2015 1:02 PM EDT2015-03-19 17:02:27 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 5:50 PM EDT2015-03-19 21:50:34 GMT
    Students took to the streets for the second straight day on Thursday in response to the arrest of Martese Johnson by agents from Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control. (Source: NBC12)Students took to the streets for the second straight day on Thursday in response to the arrest of Martese Johnson by agents from Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control. (Source: NBC12)
    Students took to the streets for the second straight day on Thursday in response to the arrest of Martese Johnson by agents from Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control.More >>
    Students took to the streets for the second straight day on Thursday in response to the arrest of Martese Johnson by agents from Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control.More >>
  • ABC agrees to meet with UVa students and local police Friday

    ABC agrees to meet with UVa students and local police Friday

    Thursday, March 19 2015 9:12 PM EDT2015-03-20 01:12:04 GMT
    Friday, March 20 2015 9:27 AM EDT2015-03-20 13:27:40 GMT
    Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)
    University of Virginia's student council announced plans to bring representatives from Virginia's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to campus for a public forum.More >>
    University of Virginia's student council announced plans to bring representatives from Virginia's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to campus for a public forum.More >>
  • UVA students shut down area near Martese Johnson arrest

    UVA students shut down area near Martese Johnson arrest

    Wednesday, March 18 2015 9:17 PM EDT2015-03-19 01:17:50 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 7:03 AM EDT2015-03-19 11:03:04 GMT
    After night fell on the avenue where Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents arrested a 20-year-old student, members of the University of Virginia community shut down the surrounding area, protesting perceived excessive police force.More >>
    After night fell on the avenue where Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents arrested a 20-year-old student, members of the University of Virginia community shut down the surrounding area, protesting perceived excessive police force.More >>
  • BREAKING

    ABC arrest of UVA student spurs McAuliffe to ask for investigation

    ABC arrest of UVA student spurs McAuliffe to ask for investigation

    Wednesday, March 18 2015 4:40 PM EDT2015-03-18 20:40:52 GMT
    Wednesday, March 18 2015 9:32 PM EDT2015-03-19 01:32:57 GMT
    Governor Terry McAuliffe has requested an independent Virginia State Police investigation into the arrest of University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (Source: Cavalier Daily)Governor Terry McAuliffe has requested an independent Virginia State Police investigation into the arrest of University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (Source: Cavalier Daily)
    Governor Terry McAuliffe is asking for an investigation into an arrest by Alcohol and Beverage Control officers of a University of Virginia student.More >>
    Governor Terry McAuliffe is asking for an investigation into an arrest by Alcohol and Beverage Control officers of a University of Virginia student.More >>
  • Martese Johnson files $3M civil suit against ABC, agents after UVA arrest

    Martese Johnson files $3M civil suit against ABC, agents after UVA arrest

    Tuesday, October 20 2015 1:04 PM EDT2015-10-20 17:04:22 GMT
    Tuesday, October 20 2015 1:04 PM EDT2015-10-20 17:04:21 GMT
    Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)
    The UVA student behind a controversial arrest by ABC agents is now filing a $3 million suit against the agency and those involved in the arrest.More >>
    The UVA student behind a controversial arrest by ABC agents is now filing a $3 million suit against the agency and those involved in the arrest.More >>
  • BREAKING

    ABC agents back on duty following Martese Johnson investigation

    ABC agents back on duty following Martese Johnson investigation

    Monday, August 10 2015 10:51 AM EDT2015-08-10 14:51:43 GMT
    Monday, August 10 2015 11:06 AM EDT2015-08-10 15:06:37 GMT
    Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)
    The Virginia ABC agents involved in the controversial arrest of a UVA student are back on active duty following an investigation launched by Governor Terry McAuliffe.More >>
    The Virginia ABC agents involved in the controversial arrest of a UVA student are back on active duty following an investigation launched by Governor Terry McAuliffe.More >>
  • Prosecutor reveals evidence in Martese Johnson case

    Prosecutor reveals evidence in Martese Johnson case

    Wednesday, June 17 2015 7:04 AM EDT2015-06-17 11:04:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 17 2015 7:34 PM EDT2015-06-17 23:34:38 GMT
    For the first time, Charlottesville's Commonwealth's Attorney speaks out about his decision to set aside the charges against UVA student Martese Johnson. It comes as new surveillance video shows the moments leading up to the UVA student's bloody arrest by ABC agents. Prosecutors say there actually is evidence to show Johnson resisted that night but, they don't believe prosecuting him is appropriate.More >>
    For the first time, Charlottesville's Commonwealth's Attorney speaks out about his decision to set aside the charges against UVA student Martese Johnson. It comes as new surveillance video shows the moments leading up to the UVA student's bloody arrest by ABC agents. Prosecutors say there actually is evidence to show Johnson resisted that night but, they don't believe prosecuting him is appropriate.More >>
  • Reports: Martese Johnson report handed to prosecutors

    Reports: Martese Johnson report handed to prosecutors

    Wednesday, April 29 2015 5:20 PM EDT2015-04-29 21:20:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 29 2015 5:20 PM EDT2015-04-29 21:20:23 GMT
    Virginia State Police has reportedly handed over its investigation into ABC agents' arrest of a University of Virginia student. More >>
    Virginia State Police has reportedly handed over its investigation into ABC agents' arrest of a University of Virginia student. More >>
  • ABC won't say much about internal investigations

    ABC won't say much about internal investigations

    Monday, April 20 2015 5:02 PM EDT2015-04-20 21:02:26 GMT
    Monday, April 20 2015 5:02 PM EDT2015-04-20 21:02:26 GMT
    Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)
    Results are still pending in a Virginia State Police investigation into the use of force by Alcohol Beverage Control officers when they arrested a University of Virginia student. Investigations like that one are rare, records show.More >>
    Results are still pending in a Virginia State Police investigation into the use of force by Alcohol Beverage Control officers when they arrested a University of Virginia student. Investigations like that one are rare, records show.More >>
  • BREAKING

    Gov. McAuliffe orders immediate retraining for all ABC officers

    Gov. McAuliffe orders immediate retraining for all ABC officers

    Wednesday, March 25 2015 1:47 PM EDT2015-03-25 17:47:08 GMT
    Wednesday, March 25 2015 7:06 PM EDT2015-03-25 23:06:10 GMT
    FILE: Gov. Terry McAuliffe discusses measures to expand mental health resources on January 13, 2015. (Source: NBC12)FILE: Gov. Terry McAuliffe discusses measures to expand mental health resources on January 13, 2015. (Source: NBC12)
    Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order on Wednesday to overhaul the states Alcoholic Beverage Control department in the wake of a controversial arrest of a University of Virginia student.More >>
    Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order on Wednesday to overhaul the states Alcoholic Beverage Control department in the wake of a controversial arrest of a University of Virginia student.More >>
  • Martese Johnson's roommate: 'He's looking to move past it'

    Martese Johnson's roommate: 'He's looking to move past it'

    Thursday, March 19 2015 4:57 PM EDT2015-03-19 20:57:13 GMT
    Friday, March 20 2015 9:23 AM EDT2015-03-20 13:23:34 GMT
    Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)Martese Johnson, who was injured during an arrest by ABC agents, is looking to move past the incident, according to his roommate (Source: NBC12)
    Martese Johnson's roommate and friend, Joshua Kinlaw, says Johnson's strong character is getting him through this trying situation. Kinlaw says Johnson is staying positive.More >>
    Martese Johnson's roommate and friend, Joshua Kinlaw, says Johnson's strong character is getting him through this trying situation. Kinlaw says Johnson is staying positive.More >>
  • 12 Investigates: Only two other VSP reviews similar to Martese Johnson investigation

    12 Investigates: Only two other VSP reviews similar to Martese Johnson investigation

    Thursday, March 19 2015 5:24 PM EDT2015-03-19 21:24:36 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 5:39 PM EDT2015-03-19 21:39:39 GMT
    Virginia State Police are not only looking into whether the arresting Virginia ABC agents were complying with agency policy, but also if any of those actions taken were criminal.More >>
    Virginia State Police are not only looking into whether the arresting Virginia ABC agents were complying with agency policy, but also if any of those actions taken were criminal.

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  • #BlackUVADemands, #JusticeForMartese take UVA story global

    #BlackUVADemands, #JusticeForMartese take UVA story global

    Thursday, March 19 2015 4:51 PM EDT2015-03-19 20:51:35 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 5:37 PM EDT2015-03-19 21:37:50 GMT
    Governor Terry McAuliffe has requested an independent Virginia State Police investigation into the arrest of University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (Source: Cavalier Daily)Governor Terry McAuliffe has requested an independent Virginia State Police investigation into the arrest of University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (Source: Cavalier Daily)
    While the protests continue on the University of Virginia campus, activists are also taking to social media and extending the story far beyond Central Virginia.More >>
    While the protests continue on the University of Virginia campus, activists are also taking to social media and extending the story far beyond Central Virginia.More >>
  • BREAKING

    Virginia State Police begins investigation into ABC arrest of UVA student

    Virginia State Police begins investigation into ABC arrest of UVA student

    Thursday, March 19 2015 3:31 PM EDT2015-03-19 19:31:34 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 3:31 PM EDT2015-03-19 19:31:35 GMT
    UVA student Martese Johnson spoke to a crowd at a rally following his arrest by ABC agents (Source: NBC12)UVA student Martese Johnson spoke to a crowd at a rally following his arrest by ABC agents (Source: NBC12)
    Virginia State Police announced Thursday the beginning of an administrative and criminal investigation into the arrest of University of Virginia student Martese Johnson.More >>
    Virginia State Police announced Thursday the beginning of an administrative and criminal investigation into the arrest of University of Virginia student Martese Johnson.More >>
  • Martese Johnson takes mic at UVA rally

    Martese Johnson takes mic at UVA rally

    Wednesday, March 18 2015 9:19 PM EDT2015-03-19 01:19:14 GMT
    Thursday, March 19 2015 7:00 AM EDT2015-03-19 11:00:54 GMT
    Outrage is spreading across the UVA campus, over the bloody arrest of honor student Martese Johnson. The 20-year-old can be seen in a cell phone video gone viral, being held on the ground by ABC agents.More >>
    Outrage is spreading across the UVA campus, over the bloody arrest of honor student Martese Johnson. The 20-year-old can be seen in a cell phone video gone viral, being held on the ground by ABC agents.More >>
  • STATEMENT: Martese Johnson's attorney on Charlottesville ABC arrest

    STATEMENT: Martese Johnson's attorney on Charlottesville ABC arrest

    Wednesday, March 18 2015 7:23 PM EDT2015-03-18 23:23:19 GMT
    Wednesday, March 18 2015 7:39 PM EDT2015-03-18 23:39:30 GMT
    The attorney for Martese Johnson, the University of Virginia student injured in an arrest by Virginia ABC agents, on Wednesday released a statement.More >>
    The attorney for Martese Johnson, the University of Virginia student injured in an arrest by Virginia ABC agents, on Wednesday released a statement.More >>
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