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Teen boy who drowned at Henrico apartment complex was forced in by bullies, mom says

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - A teen boy drowned at a Henrico County apartment complex Friday, police tell 8News. The victim's mother says bullies forced him into the pool. The boy's friend tells 8News other kids stood by and watched as he drowned.

WRIC TV - 2018-06-17 00:28:36

South Boston man sentenced on drug counts

Devonta Quashawn Mitchell, a 25-year-old South Boston resident, will serve an effective one year and nine months in prison for distribution of a Schedule I/II controlled substance after being sentenced Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court.Mitchell pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of distribut

YOURGV.COM - 2018-06-18 04:15:00

53-year-old man killed in Granville County motorcycle crash :: WRAL.com

Authorities said Edward Puryear, 53, of Oxford was traveling on Old North Carolina Highway 75 near Providence Road when he lost control of the motorcycle while going around a curve.

WRAL - 2018-06-18 00:42:50

Failure to obey traffic light charged

Nobody was injured in the wreck, according to Long, who estimated damages of $3,000 to each vehicle.

YOURGV.COM - 2018-06-18 04:00:00

As a year passes since Nathalie woman reported missing, officials still working to bring charges

It’s been a year since 53-year-old Emma Compton Layne disappeared in the northern part of Halifax County and a little more than five months since authorities positively identified her body.No arrests have been made in this homicide investigation, and neither her date of death nor cause of death have

YOURGV.COM - 2018-06-18 01:36:00

Chase City woman injured after rear ending logging truck

Charges are pending for a motorist who was injured when she rear-ended a logging truck on Monday.According to police, Heather Watson, 21, of Chase City struck a Freightliner logging truck, driven by William Hayes Jr., 41, of Boydton, in the rear near the intersection of Highway 58 and Baskerville Ro


Driver crashes into power pole, flees scene in Lakeside

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police said a driver crashed into a power pole and then fled the scene in Henrico’s Lakeside neighborhood early Sunday morning.The crash happened at Lakeside Avenue and Park Street at some point overnight.Police said the driver hit the pole and then moved the car to the side o

WTVR-TV - 2018-06-18 03:30:34

Report: Virginia youngster dies after being pulled from pool

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a youngster has drowned in a swimming pool in Virginia.The Richmond Times-Dispatchreportsthat Henrico County police and firefighters responded to an apartment complex where a juvenile was pulled from a pool.County police spokesman Lt. R.G. Netherland tells the ne

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-06-16 20:05:25

Virginia State Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Halifax County

A Vernon Hill, Va., man is dead after a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Route 360 in Halifax County on Friday.

AUGUSTA FREE PRESS - 2018-06-17 17:35:32

2 North Carolina prison guards hurt in attack by inmate

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-06-17 18:28:02

Producer meeting to be held on rapeseed

A producer meeting a presentation from Perdue Agribusiness-Specialty Crops on growing HEAR (High Erucic Acid Rapeseed) that is used primarily for industrial applications as friction reducers and slip agents has been set from 7 p.m. Thursday at the Halifax County Agricultural Marketing Center located

YOURGV.COM - 2018-06-17 20:15:00

Narcotics Task Force Operation Leads to Prison for Coles

LUNENBURG – Lennie Edward Coles, Jr., a 23-year-old Lunenburg resident of 586 Mecklenburg Street, Victoria, was sentenced to an active sentence of one year and five months in prison recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court upon pleading guilty to one felony of Distribution.He had an additional eight year


Man found shot in the knee on I-64 in Henrico

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — State police are investigating after a man was found shot in the knee on Interstate 64 early Sunday morning.Troopers responded to the westbound lanes of I-64 at Dickens Road at 2:40 a.m. for a report of a man in his vehicle that had sustained a gunshot wound to the knee. He was

WTVR-TV - 2018-06-17 14:18:52

3 NC prison officers sent to hospital after attack by inmate, officials say

BUTNER, N.C. (WNCN) - Three officers at a North Carolina prison were injured Saturday morning during an assault by an inmate with a homemade weapon, officials said.

CBS17.COM - 2018-06-16 20:36:55

Two men arrested for firing a weapon into an occupied home

Sheriff ’s deputies arrested Andrew Isaac Woods, 17, of 113 Person Court, Apt. B, Roxboro, on June 12 and charged him with three felony counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling from a moving vehicle. He was placed under a $300,000 secured bond. The next day, more charges were added:


Two local men convicted on federal gun charges

It was announced Thursday that two local men, one from Henderson and another from Manson, received three years in prison each after being convicted in two seperate federal gun cases.According to releases from the United States Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Lajohn Cham


South Hill manhunt captures one, another remains at large

Two individuals who shoplifted from the Verizon store in South Hill on Wednesday led police on a manhunt throughout South Hill on Wednesday evening. One subject was captured and one remains at large.On Wednesday, just before 5:30 p.m., the Verizon store located at 421 Furr St, reported the theft of


Police ID 2 Henrico men killed in Richmond neighborhood

"When police arrived, they located Quentin R. Robinson, 25, of the 2800 block of Matterhorn Drive, Henrico and Herbert O. Carter, 37, of the 9900 block of Racquet Club Lane, Henrico suffering from apparent gunshot wounds," Chelsea Rarrick, a spokesperson for Richmond Police, said.


Man in critical condition after being struck by multiple cars while crossing Henrico intersection

Shortly after 1:00 p.m., at the intersection of Brook Road and Lakeside Avenue, a man attempted to cross the street and was struck by more than two cars, according to police.


Pedestrian struck by two vehicles at Henrico intersection

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A pedestrian has been transported to the hospital after being struck by two vehicles at a Henrico County intersection.Police said the crash happened at the intersection of Brook Road and Lakeside Avenue at approximately 1 p.m.The male victim was transported to the hospital. The