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Marijuana, cocaine, and firearms seized from Danville residence

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)-- According to the Danville Police Department, Danville police served search warrants at a home in the 700 block of Arlington Road that led to the seizure of many illegal items on Wednesday. Items Danville police seized include 5.75 pounds of marijuana, 4.16 pounds of K 2 synth

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-03-15 21:12:00

New taco, tequila bar just the start of business growth in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- The City of Danville is continuing to reinvent itself with new businesses, including a new taco, tequila bar that just opened. Mucho Taqueria and Tequileria is the River District's first restaurant to hit its 500 block, and it's not only satisfying your taste buds, but also h

WSET - 2018-03-16 17:24:45

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Danville police seize guns, marijuana, ammo and more

DANVILLE, Va. - Authorities seized drugs, guns and money in Danville Wednesday as the police department works to prevent gang and drug-related violence. Danville police officers served search warrants at a residence in the 700 block of Arlington Road. The search led to seizure of the following ite

WSLS - 2018-03-15 18:21:05

Electric space heater causes Danville house fire

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) According to the Danville Fire Department, fire crews responded to the scene of a house fire at 387 West Thomas Street at around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire at the one-story home. No one was home when the fire happened, officials said. A

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-03-15 18:32:00

Police seize weapons and drugs

As part of the Danville Police Departments increasing focus on preventing gang and drug related violence, information was developed that led to multiple search warrants being obtained. On Wednesday, March 14, Officers of the Danville Police Department served the search warrants at a residence in the

CHATHAMSTARTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-15 21:15:00

Saints running back Trey Edmunds returns to hometown of Danville

DANVILLE, Va. - New Orleans Saints running back Trey Edmunds will be at the God's Pit Crew Distribution Center on Thursday, March 22, for a meet-and-greet. The Danville native says the people of New Orleans remember the work of God's Pit Crew after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and are still talking ab

WSLS - 2018-03-16 15:55:35

Danville resident without a home after fire breaks out

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- Thankfully no one was hurt after a fire broke out a Danville home Wednesday afternoon. The Danville Fire Department responded to the 300 block of West Thomas Street around 1:15 p.m., March 14 to find heavy smoke and fire showing from the home. Firefighters said the resident c


Danville Man Identified as Shooter

Danville Police have identified the man who was shot and killed at a home on Gay Street Sunday as 29-year-old Robert Albert Irvin of Danville. Irvin was found dead of gunshot wounds inside 615 Gay Street at around 3:30 Sunday afternoon. Outside the home, police discovered another man who had been wo


Fire roars through home in Danville

A home in North Danville suffered heavy fire damage after a Wednesday afternoon blaze. Danville firefighters responded to multiple calls of a structure fire at 1320 West Thomas Street around 1:20 p.m, said Assistant Fire Marshall Richie Guill said. Smoke poured out of the residence as multiple fire


Tractor trailer overturns - Chatham Star Tribune: Gallery

A tractor-trailer slid off the road and overturned in the predawn hours Tuesday on Route 29 between the Motley and Sycamore communities, near Worley's Carpets. The truck was travelling southbound when the accident occurred. It ended up on its side in the median, closer to the northbound lane. Two pe


Six-month 'roundup' ends with 13 arrests on drug charges

A total of 13 county residents face drug charges following a "roundup" conducted last week by Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, Halifax County Sheriff's Office, South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police and Danville Police Department on Thursday. Sheriff Fred S


Neighbors react to latest Danville homicide

DANVILLE, Va. - Danville Police Department investigators knocked on doors Monday on the streets surrounding the home at 615 Gray Street. Police say Robert Irvin, 29, was shot and killed in the home around 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Malloy Harris lives directly across the street. "He was a friend. We didn'


Local students join in nationwide school walkout to protest gun violence

Buy Now Students at George Washington High School in Danville walk out of class Wednesday as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence in schools. The walkout happened a month after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, and lasted 17 minutes to honor of each of the