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Have you seen these people wanted by police?

High Point police are seeking the following people:• Anthony Lamont Lyles, 34, 5 feet, 10 inches, 220 pounds. Wanted for: Warrant for arrest for breaking and entering to terrorize an occupant• Mitchell James Bassett, 34, 5 feet, 7 inches, 155 pounds. Wanted for: Warrant for arrest for habitual larce


Robbery led to deadly shooting at Greensboro home

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A robbery is believed to have led to ashooting that killed one person and injured another in GreensboroFriday night, according to a Greensboro police press release.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-05-23 14:10:42

Robbery suspect was one of two people shot in Friday's fatal shooting (Audio)

Police identified the woman killed as 34-year-old Pamela Crumpton Hooks. The couple's children were home at the time of the shooting, police said, but declined to say how many children were there or their ages.

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-05-22 23:21:00

Man charged with shooting at Greensboro police now facing Danville murder charge

Diairion Marqui Davis, 30, is facing charges of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, Greensboro police said in a news release.

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-05-23 20:45:00

Krispy Kreme rolls out Blueberry Glaze Doughnut

Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Burlington, Raleigh and Charlotte are listed as cities that will carry the sweet treat.


Search warrants reveal new details about Danville's latest homicide

He wasarrested in Greensboro, North Carolina on the afternoon of May 14, about 13 hours after the shooting, after being shot by Greensboro police officers who were trying to arrest him.

WSLS - 2018-05-24 15:21:20

As kids get out of school, Danville police offer reminder about city's curfew

DANVILLE, Va.- With school letting out for the summer, Danville police remind kids and parents that the city has a curfew for minors and it will be enforced.

WSLS - 2018-05-23 21:33:37

Burlington teens made threats against Alamance County schools that led to lockdowns, sheriff says

Nasia Kawan Kimber-McAdoo, 17, of 1312 Beaumont Court, Burlington, is charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property, according to a sheriff's office news release Thursday. He was released from custody after posting $25,000 bail.

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-05-24 12:54:00

Funds to help with maintenance projects for Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Gary Wasson, director of the DRHA, said he was very pleased to learn money eliminated in the federal budget for public housing capital fund grants by President Donald Trump had not only been restored, but increased.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-05-23 23:20:00

City of Danville celebrates completion of $10 million solar farm project

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders, WGL Energy Systems, and Sol Systems came to celebrate the completion of a 6-megawatt solar farm in Danville.

WSET - 2018-05-23 12:27:45

Tunstall High School student killed in alcohol-related accident driving home from N.C.

Police said Brandi Beckelheimer, 18, was in an SUV with four other teenagers driving home from Hyco Lake in North Carolina on Sunday around 8:30 p.m.


Danville to get $1.06 million in federal funding for affordable housing

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority will receive almost $1.06 million of federal funding to go toward affordable housing.It’s part of a $43 million pot set aside for use in Virginia, according to a Tuesday news release by U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA).Twenty-five othe

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-05-22 23:13:00

Martinsville declares state of emergency, state offers limited help

Recent heavy rains caused this portion of Cherokee Trail, between Sam Lions Trail and Root Trail, to wash away.Mickey Powell

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-05-24 00:21:00

Tunstall student dies after falling from moving vehicle Sunday

High school senior Brandi Beckelheimer, 17, was a passenger in an SUV coming home from Hyco Lake in North Carolina when she fell, police report. The incident happened on Concord Ceffo Road in Semora.


Danville community advocates for no homicides, shootings during month of June

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- Law enforcement, non-profit organizations and community leaders held a gathering Green Street Park in Danville Monday to declare June "Violence Awareness and Prevention Month".


Police: 26-year-old woman robbed at gunpoint in Danville parking lot in broad daylight

Police said the 26-year-old woman reported to them that a man, wearing a black hoodie and covering his face, approached her with a gun and demanded money.


Danville Parks and Rec evaluates rain and flood damage on trails

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)--The mud-covered bikes at Dan Daniel Memorial Park tell you a lot about what your walk along the Riverwalk Trail will look like: silt, puddles, debris.And if you go down the trail just a little bit more, you'll have to turn around.“Water is tough,” said Russell Carter with Danv


UPDATE: Missing Danville man found safe

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public help in finding a missing man with Alzheimer's disease.Police report 84-year-old Ira Dallas was last seen around 1 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Memorial Drive and Monroe Street.Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contac


Woman robbed in Walgreens parking lot in Danville

At about 11:40 a.m., the woman was approached by a black man who produced a gun and took an undisclosed amount of money from the woman and fled on foot, said Danville Police Lt. John Henderson.


Monday floods cause highway closure in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- A flash flood Monday afternoon caused one section of the Joseph Martin Highway in Martinsville to flood leading to a road closure.It also resulted in what officials said is more than likely a road washout.One person even got stuck in the mud trying to go around the road s