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Police: 1 transported to hospital, driver charged with reckless driving in 3-car accident

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- A three car accident in Danville has left a driver facing charges, police said.

WSET - 2018-06-21 08:39:27

Martinsville residents charged after pit bull dies in the heat

MARTINSVILLE, Va.- Two Martinsville residents have been charged with felony animal cruelty for the death of a pit bull, believed to be less than 2 years old.

WSLS - 2018-06-20 23:00:57

As ‘shots just kept going’ Saturday night in Danville, one came through house, rattling new homeowners

When shots rang out late Saturday night on Withers Road, neighbors were rattled, not just on that street, but one road over on Kimberly Avenue.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-06-20 20:53:00

Police charge owner of dog who died from heat stroke after being tethered outside to tree

Paulette Dean, with the humane society, said the pit bull, who was younger than three-years-old, was brought in by police after a neighbor complained to them and it was suffering from heat stroke and seizures.

WSET - 2018-06-20 12:01:18

Major fire raging at Pittsylvania County landfill

Since the peak of the fire, crews have been working to contain it, and appear to have made some process.

WSET - 2018-06-20 23:41:48

Power restored to 2200 Danville Utilities customers

UPDATE: Danville Utilities has restored power along Mount Cross Road from the city limits to Stony Mill Road.The cause is unknown at this point. Crews have been dispatched to scout the lines.The outage occurred at 11:04 a.m. and service was restored at 11:43 a.m.ORIGINAL POST: We have a power outage

CHATHAMSTARTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-06-21 11:53:00

Dad pulls son out of fiery race car at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WDBJ7)--A dramatic scene unfolded for a local father and son this past father's day weekend at the South Boston Speedway.As car number 39, Mike Jones, raced down the track, a competitor’s car hit his tire. Jones spun out of control and bounced off the stadium walls. When his car c

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-06-21 01:50:00

Eden Police seek man who fled

EDEN – On June 20, the Eden Police Department secured warrants on Christopher Matthew King, 26, following a reported larceny and an attempted traffic stop where King fled from police in a vehicle.

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-06-21 12:37:00

Heavy rain along Rocky Mountain Front leads to flooding

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Heavy rain falling along the Rocky Mountain Front over the last several days triggered flooding in the town of Augusta, closed all roads into the town and trapped a horseback party in the Scapegoat Wilderness.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-06-19 19:50:01

Community conversation event with Danville police chief set Saturday

Booth, who took over as chief in February, has held community police walks, going door-to-door and talking to residents, as well as youth engagement events. But Saturday’s event will be the first in which residents can come and interact with the chief.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-06-19 22:29:00

Danville Fun Wagon allows kids to splash up some fun

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)A decades long tradition is back for the summer in Danville, and the kids are taking full advantage.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-06-20 17:20:00

Danville police make arrest in weekend shooting

DANVILLE, Va.-UPDATEDanville police have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a shooting that happened over the weekend.Danville resident Eric Tashawn Coleman Jr. is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Coleman was shot in the leg.More arrests are expected.ORIGINAL STO


'Twogether,' We Can Solve This Problem

We’re not going to sugarcoat this: Danville has a violent crime problem. Thirteen homicides in 2017, preceded by 16 in 2016, when Danville had more violent crime on a per capita basis than any other city in Virginia.


Court cases heard in May

Brandon Reid, of Martinsville, was found guilty of three counts distribution of a controlled substance, second offense. He was sentenced on each count to 10 years in the penitentiary, all suspended, ordered to pay $200 fine, costs and his Operator’s License was suspended for six months.

THE ENTERPRISE - 2018-06-20 18:37:59

Opportunity for international flags to fly on small piece of land in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)A debate about what flags are allowed to fly in different areas of the city was thought to be resolved in 2015.Then, it was decided only four flags were to be flown on city property. The American flag, Virginia flag, city of Danville flag, and MIA/POW's flags were the only ones

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-06-20 17:29:00

Man charged in Sunday shooting

Police say that Coleman, of Danville, was wounded in the leg while a 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot to his upper torso. Police have not named the other man.


Two shot in Danville overnight

At about midnight Saturday, officers responded to the 200 block of Withers Road after receiving a call of shots fired, according a news release.


Man wanted after churches are burglarized

If you can identify this man or know about either incident, please call the sheriff's office at 1-800-791-0044. You could be eligible for a $1,000 reward.


Man sought after woman shot during argument in Martinsville

Henry County Sheriff’s Office officials said Donrell Markese Rucker, 41, and Lavonna Giles, 25, neighbors on Cedarwood Court, got into an argument around 7 p.m. and a shot was fired that struck Giles in the leg.


Bradsher gets 4 to 14 months in prison in 'wife-swap' case

Buy NowWallace Bradsher, former Person/Caswell district attorney, talks in Wake County Superior Court in Raleigh on Monday.Danielle Battaglia/News & Record