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University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (C) and his lawyer, Daniel Watkins (R) walk to the Charlottesville District Court before Johnson's hearing on March 26, 2015 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Johnson, a Chicago resident, was arrested by Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control agents on March 18. Video in which Johnson appears bloodied, went viral after his arrest. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Charges Dropped Against Chicagoan Whose Bloody Arrest At Va. Sparked Uproar

Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney David Chapman said he made the decision after reviewing results of the investigation into Martese Johnson’s arrest.

06/11/2015

University of Virginia student Martese Johnson (C) and his lawyer, Daniel Watkins (R) walk to the Charlottesville District Court before Johnson's hearing on March 26, 2015 in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Johnson, a Chicago resident, was arrested by Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control agents on March 18. Video in which Johnson appears bloodied, went viral after his arrest. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Case Continued For Chicago Man In Bloody Arrest In Virginia

In a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation.

03/26/2015

Martese Johnson (Photo from Facebook)

Rainbow PUSH Calls On Feds To Investigate Arrest Of College Student From Chicago

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is calling for a civil rights investigation into the videotaped run-in that a 20-year-old Chicago man had Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents at the University of Virginia, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

03/21/2015

Martese Johnson (Photo from Facebook)

Bloody Arrest Of College Student From Chicago Prompts Investigation In Virginia

The governor of Virginia has ordered a state investigation of possible police brutality, after a University of Virginia student from Chicago was bloodied during an arrest earlier this week.

03/19/2015

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Former Virginia Athlete Gets 23 Years For Slaying Ex

A former University of Virginia lacrosse player was sentenced Thursday to 23 years in prison for the alcohol-fueled beating death of his ex-girlfriend.

670 The Score–08/30/2012

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Va. Lacrosse Player To Be Sentenced Today For Girlfriend’s Murder

A former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend in May 2010 faces up to 26 years in state prison at his sentencing Thursday.

670 The Score–08/30/2012