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Police discover Danville man dead in car with driver’s side window shattered, blood inside

Danville police are investigating a body found in a car at 330 Henry St. on Thursday morning as a homicide. The man, identified as Charlie Junior Wilson, 46, died of an injury consistent with a gunshot.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-08-16 23:21:00

Danville Regional Foundation leader announces plans to step down

Stauber plans to leave after a successor is selected, but it would be no later than Aug. 1, 2019, according to a statement from the foundation on Friday morning.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-08-17 15:30:00

Man found dead in cab, Danville police say

DANVILLE, Va.-UPDATEDanville police are investigating a man's death as a homicide after he was found shot in a cab.Around 7:55 a.m., police responded to a home on Henry Street near the Claiborne Street intersection.Police are talking to witnesses and are not yet actively looking for a suspect.Police

WSLS - 2018-08-16 14:39:40

Danville police investigate deadly shooting Thursday morning

Police responded to the scene at about 7:55 a.m.Danville officers are coordinating with the Virginia State Police and using a 3-D mapping tool to map the crime scene.This story will be updated.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-08-16 12:08:00

Car crashes through Old Dutch Market in Danville

One person was being airlifted to a hospital with moderate to severe injuries, according to Danville Life Saving Crew Chief Robbie Woodall.The driver was unharmed.This breaking story will be updated.


UPDATE: 46-year-old Danville man identified as victim in deadly shooting

Officers arrived on scene at 330 Henry St. to find a blue Ford Aspire with the driver's side window shattered, parked in the yard, police reported. The man was dead, suffering from an injury consistent with a gunshot, police wrote in the news release.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-08-16 12:08:00

Scantlin's run leads Greeneville to 2-1 win over Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Nate Scantlin scored on a wild pitch in the seventh inning, leading the Greeneville Reds to a 2-1 win over the Danville Braves in the second game of a doubleheader on Thursday.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-17 02:25:05

Death investigation underway in Danville

DANVILLE, Va.- A death investigation is underway in Danville.Police have taped off the intersection of Henry Street and Claiborne Street.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.Copyright 2018 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.

WSLS - 2018-08-16 13:29:23

Homicide investigation underway; victim found dead in car

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VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-08-16 15:17:03

Police: Funeral home truck carrying burial vault stolen from Danville McDonald’s

The truck, which had an all-steel burial vault strapped to the flatbed, was last seen going south on Piney Forest Road.


Family Wants Answers After Dog Shot, Killed By NC Police Officer

REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- A Triad family says they want answers after a Reidsville Police Officer shot and killed their dog 'Auger'.Reidsville Police Department says the dog died after being shot by Officer Glen Wade at the department's impound lot on August 7.PHOTOS:Reidsville Family's Dog Shot, Killed B

WLTX.COM - 2018-08-16 10:23:15

Police investigating homicide in Danville

Around 7:55 a.m. the Danville Police Department responded to 330 Henry St near the Henry and Claiborne St intersection for a person in a vehicle with blood.When officers and first responders arrived, they discovered a male With blood in a blue Ford Aspire.This is being investigated as a homicide, as

CHATHAMSTARTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-08-16 08:33:00

One sent to hospital after vehicle drives through Danville grocery store

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- The Danville Fire Department said one person was taken to the hospital after a car drove through store Wednesday afternoon.Danville's Assistant Fire Chief said one person was seriously injured. A witness said the victim was sitting on the ledge of the Old Dutch Super Market o


Business incubator planned for downtown Yanceyville

After a lengthy closed session, Yanceyville Town Council members voted 4-1 to support “Project Seed” with $30,000 on Aug. 7, joining the Caswell County Board of Commissioners to approve the purchase of the former drug store building on Court Square in Yanceyville to create a new Caswell Enterprise C


Judge affirms jury verdict of eight years in robbery

Judge Kimberley S. White affirmed a jury’s verdict Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court that called for 52-year-old John Howard Lee to serve eight years in prison for robbery of a residence.White ordered Lee to pay $3,400 restitution to his victim, Kenneth Beadles, pay court costs in full within


Reidsville Bowling Center remains closed for repairs following heavy rainfall

The father-son duo, who own the bowling business, but lease the building on Freeway Drive, had just installed new monitors and carpeting. They also purchased new bowling balls and shoes to replace old and worn equipment.


Eden teenager charged with attempted armed robbery and larceny

EDEN, N.C. — An Eden teenager was arrested after allegedly trying to rob a convenience store at gunpoint and stealing from a jewelry store, according to a news release.


Narcotic offenses net hefty jail time

A pair of “significant” drug dealers in Halifax County received stiff sentences Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court, according to Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Q. Martin.Brian Lamar Tucker, a 32-year-old Halifax man was sentenced to serve 30 years and 6 months in prison after hav


All-GT format Michelin GT Challenge a home run for VIR

There was a time when VIRginia International Raceway Chief Operating Officer Kerrigan Smith may have been a little nervous when the decision to go with an all-GT format in hosting IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races at the legendary road course in Alton.Smith wanted to showcase GT teams an


Man hit in drive-by shooting after vehicle broke down in Rockingham County

RUFFIN, N.C. — A man was shot several times in a drive-by shooting on Saturday, according to a news release.