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UPDATE: 80-year-old Halifax man charged in deadly shooting of wife

An 80-year-old Halifax man has been arrested on charges of second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony stemming from the death of his wife who suffered apparent gunshot wounds at a residence on Hendricks Road at approximately 6:45 a.m. Monday. According to Sheriff Fred S.

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-22 17:04:00

Few new details revealed in Danville shooting

The crime scene tape was gone Sunday, a day after a shooting injured two men at the Pit Stop Mart on Piney Forest Road. Andrew Hershey was working at the reopened gas station and convenience store Sunday afternoon, but said he wasn't there when the shooting took place. In an interview by the Danvill

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-21 23:42:00

Two people injured in Danville shooting

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) - According to the Danville Police Department, two people were injured in a shooting Saturday evening on Piney Forest Road. The city's public information officer, Arnold Hendrix, confirmed the shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. at the Pit Stop Mart on Piney Forest Road. Hendri

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 05:06:00

Police unsure if Saturday shooting was gang related

Police say they are still trying to piece together whether a Saturday shooting was gang related. "There are some elements of gang involvement, but we're not sure if it was gang-related," Danville Police Lt. Mike Wallace said Monday morning. That could mean the people involved were members of a stree

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-22 15:40:00

Shooting rattles Danville gas station

Buy Now At about 6 p.m., crime scene tape was wrapped around the parking lot of the Pit Stop Mart on Piney Forest Road in Danville with a half-dozen police vehicles still on scene.John R. Crane/Register & Bee It was a frightening night for Pit Stop Mart owner Abdul Nasir. Police were investigating a

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-20 23:08:00

Writer: Danville should sync stoplights

Why has the City of Danville never synchronized its stop lights? It seems that the city intentionally causes motorists to waste time, burn more fuel, create more pollution and get ticked off. The way the lights work is exactly backwards from the way they should. Instead of one light turning green, t

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-21 05:00:00

Regional transportation project leaping forward

The Southern Virginia Regional Transportation Project took a giant leap forward with recent funding approval from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC). At its Jan. 9 meeting, the full TRRC approved the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center's (SVHEC) request for $317,490 t

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-22 05:00:00

Police: Two people shot in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - Danville Police say two people were shot Saturday evening. They say it happened at the Pit Stop on Piney Forest Road. Police say the victims have non-life threatening injuries. This is a breaking news story, stay with ABC 13 for updates. DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - Danville Police


Gas prices rise in Meadville area

Gas prices are up about a dime a gallon in the Meadville area. After starting last week at $2.79 per gallon, prices were $2.89 per gallon on Monday, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. The increase locally outpaced the increase across the state where prices are up 3.6 cents per gallon,

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-01-22 19:30:00

Here is the Meadville livestock report for Jan. 17

Jan. 17: Cows - good, 53 to 64.50; medium, 45 to 52; common, 44 and down. Bulls, 62 to 80. Feeders, 70 to 110. Fat cattle, 75 to 111. Back to farm - bulls, 90 to 130 pounds, 5 to 122.50; beef cross, 90 to 130 pounds, 50 to 120. Little pigs, 2 to 33. Straight hogs, 51 to 79. Sows, 40 to 55. Lambs, 17

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-01-22 11:33:00

Using explosives to break French Creek ice jam no longer an option

MEADVILLE - Using explosives to break up the ice jam on French Creek is not an option for area officials. A second option - a mechanical break-up using equipment from the streambank - also has been ruled out. "Accessibility to the ice jam site with equipment is, at best, impractical, and, at worst,

THE HERALD - 2018-01-22 09:00:00

Past Grand Leprechaun winners, contestants - want to compete again?

Even in the depths of winter, light can be seen at the end of the rainbow - and hopefully that light is reflecting off a sizable pot of gold. St. Patrick's Day may still be eight weeks away, but the time is now for Meadville residents with charitable hearts and a bit of the Blarney to register as co

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-01-22 11:54:00

Monday Spotlight: MacKenzie Anthony is on the job

"It doesn't look like fun, but it really is." That's how MacKenzie Anthony describes her job. Her job: Portray the Statue of Liberty and draw attention to Liberty Tax Service on Park Avenue in Meadville by waving or other ways. She enjoys waving - and often gets people waving back or honking their h

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-01-22 11:15:00

Officials monitor Meadville flood stage, ice jam amid warmup

Officials with the National Weather Service are warning that potential flooding issues could resurface in Meadville within the next few days due to temperature warmup and rain that is forecast. The current ice jam on French Creek has the potential to significantly restrict flow and create a backup o

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-21 03:56:39

Alex Hribal sentenced to 23-to 60-years in Franklin Regional stabbing

GREENSBURG (AP) - A man who pleaded guilty to stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at his suburban Pittsburgh high school almost four years ago has been sentenced to 23 to 60 years in prison. A Westmoreland County judge also ordered 20-year-old Alex Hribal (RY'-bal) on Monday to pay more

DERRICK - 2018-01-22 17:48:00

Fire damages Sadsbury Township residence

No injuries reported in the blaze west of Conneaut Lake Sunday morning. CONNEAUT LAKE - The residents of a home in Sadsbury Township, Crawford County, escaped injury after a fire broke out in the residence on Sunday morning. Fire crews were called to 10138 Route 285, west of Conneaut Lake, on Sunday

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-21 23:59:55

Free legal clinic in Newburgh helped 92 immigrants

NEWBURGH - The path to lawful status can often be a long and difficult journey and one that has become increasingly complicated for immigrants over the past year. To help clear some of the confusion, dispel rumors, and provide accurate information, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York r

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-22 07:01:00

Boarding school to reopen after evacuating due to floods

KENT, Conn. (AP) - Students are expected to return this week to a private boarding school in Kent that was evacuated because of flooding. Ice jams on the Housatonic River led to flooding at the Kent School campus that sent students home on Jan. 15. The school enrolls about 580 students. Dorms are ex

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-21 20:29:10

Estimated $3.6 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized in Newburgh

Saul Onzures TOWN OF NEWBURGH - Two men from San Elizario, Texas (El Paso County), Saul Onzures and Francisco Castillo Jr. both 43 years old, were arrested for cocaine possession on Jan. 20, 2018, after deputies conducted a search of their tractor trailer. While patrolling in the Town of Newburgh, O


Author will introduce readers to every town in the state

NEW BRITAIN - From the quaint splendor of the town of Kent in the northwest hills to the great restaurants that dot the shoreline of Westbrook to New Britain's industrial roots, travel and history author Martin "Marty" Podskoch is hoping to give residents and tourists a view of every municipality in

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-21 23:26:00