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Warrant issued for child porn - Chatham Star Tribune: News

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 10:09 am | Updated: 10:21 am, Mon Mar 19, 2018. Additional charges may be filed against Donald Scott Layne after investigators with the Danville Police Department issued a warrant Tues., March 13 for possession of child pornography. After a March 5 search of Layne's

CHATHAMSTARTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-19 17:09:00

Danville utilities provides answers to questions from the last Danville utility commission meeting

DANVILLE,Va. - People in Danville have been voicing their concerns and complaints about their utility bills, and Monday Danville Utilities responded to their questions. Nineteen answers were posted Monday to questions asked by the community. Here are some of those questions and answers. How can th

WSLS - 2018-03-19 22:52:58

Martinsville Police investigating domestic violence related homicide

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- A man is dead after being stabbed by a woman during a domestic dispute. Police say, Michael Antonio Lightfoot, 29, was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital after being stabbed by Katelia Shavon Beal, 31 during a domestic dispute. Beal was arrested and

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-03-18 21:35:00

Third suspect nabbed in deadly December shooting in Danville

A third suspect in a deadly December shooting in Danville has been arrested, police report. Dashaun Lamar Trent, 23, was apprehended Saturday evening in the 300 block of Gray Street without incident, police reported in a news release Sunday night. Trent was indicted by a special grand jury on March

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-03-19 00:44:00

Woman stabs man to death

MARTINSVILLE, VA - A woman has been arrested for reportedly stabbing a man to death in Martinsville. Martinsville Police said they got a call around 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning about a stabbing victim at SOVAH Hospital Emergency Department. The victim had been brought in by a private car. 29-year-old M

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-03-18 19:29:44

Pro football player Trey Edmunds back in region Thursday to help nonprofits

Buy Now Submitted photo Helping to kick off fundrasier Dan River High School graduate Trey Edmunds, now a New Orleans Saints NFL player, signs autographs at the Danville YWCA on March 5 to help kick off the organization's annual fundraising campaign. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave Trey Edmunds, a run

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-03-19 14:32:00

Man killed while trying to cross the street

A man has died while trying to cross the street in Henrico late Saturday night. Police said the man was trying to cross the street near the Wawa in the 5200 block of Brook Road around 11 p.m. He died from his injuries. It does not appear that alcohol or speed were factors in the crash. The driver re

NBC12 - 2018-03-18 13:58:42

Third suspect arrested for murder of Danville man

DANVILLE, Va. - A third man has been arrested in connection to the homicide of Antwan Duval Tucker Jr. Danville Police arrested Dashaun Lamar Trent Saturday evening in the 300 block of Gray Street without incident. Trent was indicted by a special grand jury on March 9, 2018 along with K'Darius Taeq

WSLS - 2018-03-19 02:11:54

Martinsville suspect charged in Sunday murder

MARTINSVILLE-One city resident is in jail today, charged in connection with a murder that happened early Sunday morning. At about 4 a.m., the Martinsville Police Department received a call about a stabbing victim from the SOVAH Health-Martinsville Emergency Department. The victim, 29-year-old Michae

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-03-18 21:28:00

King Cobra to make Piedmont Triad home

Photo credit: Mike Easter at Scales and Tales in Ohio King Cobra will become part of the permanent exhibit at the Kernersville Reptile Center and Zoo before the end of March. KERNERSVILLE - The public soon will get a chance to see a king cobra, the world's longest venomous snake, on permanent displ


2 people seriously hurt after truck crosses center line, crashes head-on into car in Greensboro

The 1500 block of Pleasant Ridge Road in Greensboro (Google Maps) GREENSBORO, N.C. - Police said two people were seriously hurt after a driver in Greensboro crossed the center line and crashed into another vehicle head-on. A 1996 Chevrolet S-10 truck driven by a 47-year-old Colfax man crossed the ce


Tractor trailer overturns - Chatham Star Tribune: Gallery

A tractor-trailer slid off the road and overturned in the predawn hours Tuesday on Route 29 between the Motley and Sycamore communities, near Worley's Carpets. The truck was travelling southbound when the accident occurred. It ended up on its side in the median, closer to the northbound lane. Two pe


Danville Man Identified as Shooter

Danville Police have identified the man who was shot and killed at a home on Gay Street Sunday as 29-year-old Robert Albert Irvin of Danville. Irvin was found dead of gunshot wounds inside 615 Gay Street at around 3:30 Sunday afternoon. Outside the home, police discovered another man who had been wo


Danville resident without a home after fire breaks out

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- Thankfully no one was hurt after a fire broke out a Danville home Wednesday afternoon. The Danville Fire Department responded to the 300 block of West Thomas Street around 1:15 p.m., March 14 to find heavy smoke and fire showing from the home. Firefighters said the resident c


Six-month 'roundup' ends with 13 arrests on drug charges

A total of 13 county residents face drug charges following a "roundup" conducted last week by Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, Halifax County Sheriff's Office, South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police and Danville Police Department on Thursday. Sheriff Fred S


Woman saves man from burning truck in Gretna

GRETNA, Va. (WDBJ7) A Gretna man is recovering after being rescued from his burning truck Tuesday night. "Just a typical day. I was not expecting to see this," says the woman that rescued him, Perneice White. White was just driving home from work on Boxwood Road when she came across the fire. She sa


Local students join in nationwide school walkout to protest gun violence

Buy Now Students at George Washington High School in Danville walk out of class Wednesday as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence in schools. The walkout happened a month after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, and lasted 17 minutes to honor of each of the


Teen gets 31 years in slaying of mother as family makes court plea for leniency

Buy Now Jacob Gene Tharpe, 17, on trial in December 2017 in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court. Tharpe was found guilty of stabbing his mother, Bernadette Nesbitt, to death and then setting fire to the residence at 4175 Sandy Creek Road on Dec. 21, 2016. Matt Bell/Register & Bee CHATHAM - There was a


Fire roars through home in Danville

A home in North Danville suffered heavy fire damage after a Wednesday afternoon blaze. Danville firefighters responded to multiple calls of a structure fire at 1320 West Thomas Street around 1:20 p.m, said Assistant Fire Marshall Richie Guill said. Smoke poured out of the residence as multiple fire