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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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
2 North Carolina prison guards hurt in attack by inmate
North Carolina authorities say two Polk Correctional Institution officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries when an inmate attacked them with a homemade weapon. (Photo credit: MGN / Cropped Photo: Andrew Bardwell / CC BY-SA 2.0)BUTNER, N.C. (AP) —North Carolina authorities say that two prison o
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
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.
'Wonder Woman' sequel to be filmed in Virginia this summer
"Wonder Woman 1984," the follow-up to Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s hit "Wonder Woman," will be filmed for several weeks in the Alexandria.
Food Lion Deals 6/13: Strawberries, pork roast, Activia, Pepsi, 3-Day Sale :: WRAL.com
Food Lion has some great deals starting Wednesday including corn, sweet potatoes, strawberries, Boston Butt pork, Activia yogurt, bottled water, Pepsi, a 3-Day Sale, Angel Soft, Luvs and more!
'It just lacks compassion': Man charged for selling stolen items from Henrico grave-sites
Police told 8News that David Booth swiped nameplates, plaques and flower holders from local graves, and then sold them as scrap metal to area recycling companies.
Henderson teen raps to spread positive message to community
During the school year, 16-year-old Quashawn Hayes balances academics with his passion.To more than 4,000 Instagram followers, the Henderson teen is known by his stage name Quahunned.“It brings tears to my eyes seeing all my friends and young people being killed over nonsense like gun violence and g
Teens shot while playing with gun inside West End apartment: Crime Insider
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Two teenage boys were playing with a gun inside a vacant West End apartment Tuesday, when the gun went off, striking one teen, Crime Insider sources tell CBS 6.
Boydton’s Big Bad BBQ Battle a no-go for 2018
According to a social media post on the event’s Facebook page, the event that is usually held in August of each year, did not have enough volunteers and only four teams had registered to compete.
Police investigating shooting near Henrico elementary school
The victim, unidentified by police, was taken to a local hospital by Henrico Fire with what is considered non-life-threatening injuries.
• Body found near tax office identified
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Dozen charged in drug distribution crackdown :: WRAL.com
Henderson, N.C.— An investigation by federal, state and local authorities has led to the arrest of 12 people as part of a crackdown on the distribution of heroin and other drugs.
18-year-old man considered armed and dangerous, wanted after two Danville robberies
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Driver in custody, passenger at large after Durham chase, crash :: WRAL.com
Two men ran from the vehicle, but the driver was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. Charges against him are pending, authorities said.