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Mum reveals how she forgot baby son who died after left in hot car

After managing to drop off her three eldest children with a relative, Ms Curry made her way to work, only to receive another call from a friend who was checking on the welfare of her 10-year-old daughter after she was diagnosed with diabetes.

YAHOO! - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Mom Explains How One Last Minute Schedule Change Led Her to Forget Infant Son in Hot Car

AsWTVR Newsreports, the mom of four from Emporia, Virginia was headed to her second job — an evening shift at Domino's Pizza.

DEARLY.COM - 2018-08-15 16:01:19

Final suspect in Grant Drive shooting arrested

Donovan Malichi Gonsalves, center, was the third suspect apprehended for the shooting death of Daquinn Fernando Blount, 23, of Georgia, formerly of Roanoke Rapids. Already in custody were Czar Claude Luther Celestine, left, and Marc Anthony Solomon-Cartegena, right.Submitted

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-16 12:25:00

Clerk injured after armed robbery at Greensville Co. motel

GREENSVILLE CO., Va. – A clerk was injured after an armed robbery at the American Inn Motel on 1200 Moore’s Ferry Road in Skippers, Virginia, early Tuesday morning.


Police ID two killed in Chesterfield wrong-way crash

Matthew E. Monse, 36, of Huntsville, Ala., and Carla F. Swift, 36, of the 8600 block of Turnerville Road in Chesterfield, died in a crash that occurred in the 23500 block of Hull Street Road at about 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-08-16 16:53:00

Emporia native Elliott Sadler announces retirement from full-time NASCAR racing

Elliott Sadler poses for photos after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Darlington Raceway, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-08-15 15:46:14

Henrico teen convicted of murdering Chesterfield man during robbery

Taiveon A. Tucker, 18, was found guilty of killing Raquan L. Mayo, 21, during a Nov. 15 robbery. Tucker was 17 years old at the time of the killing, but he was tried as an adult this week on charges connected to the incident in the 4600 block of Needham Court.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-08-16 20:44:00

REJECTED - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald

JACKSON – They came with t-shirts and hats and signs of all sizes, all bearing the same message: no coal ash.They left with that message still intact and celebrating a decision made by the Northampton County Planning Board not to rezone property near Seaboard where plans were in the works to constru


'He was so precious': Baby dies after being left in hot car outside Domino's Pizza in Emporia

According to Emporia Chief of Police Rick Pinksaw, officers located 6-month-old Dameer Curry not breathing around 9:10 p.m. Pinksaw tells 8News that the mother of the infant, 30-year-old Blondia Curry, is an assistant manager of Dominio's Pizza.


Operation Weldon headlined by Brickell and offensive line

WELDON — As he hustled from Joseph P. Cotton Stadium to the team’s locker room on Tuesday, Weldon sophomore Demajai Brickell — arms full of the footballs used as props during the team’s recently completed media day — was asked in a huff exactly how he, and not another soul, got saddled with carrying

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-16 13:27:00

Police: Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on W. Broad Street

More Local NewsTwo men shot in Petersburg overnightPedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on W. Broad StreetVSP: Missing, endangered 15-year old last seen in Chilhowie

WRIC TV - 2018-08-16 10:46:44

Mom explains how she forgot infant son in hot car

Blondia Curry, 30, said she was taking her children to stay with various family members Friday before work when she got a call that led to tragedy.


Interstate Tobacco open for business

WELDON — Sam Yousef of Rocky Mount said a building in Weldon caught his eye.He thought its location near the entrance and exits to Interstate 95 and its access to Fairground Lane that runs right into 10th Street would make a great location for Interstate Tobacco. The new business is owned by Yousef


6-month-old child found dead in Chesterfield

ComstockA 6-month-old infant was found dead in Chesterfield County on Monday afternoon.At about 4:40 p.m., police responded to the 20900 block of Riverterrace Road in Ettrick. They did not immediately release any additional information Tuesday about how they found the child or what they believe may


2 ladies charged with solicitation of prostitution

A search warrant led to charges of solicitation of prostitution and practicing massage therapy without a license of Yoo Im OK, 63, and Young Soon Kim, 58, both of South Korea, working at Lilly Spa in Roanoke Rapids.Carolyn Harmon | The Daily Herald


Skippy the toy poodle found safe in Chesterfield after he was stolen along with N.C. couple's car

Ann VonHoorn, a 76-year-old resident of Cape Carteret, N.C., was relieved after picking up Skippy, her 10-year-old poodle, from Chesterfield County animal control Monday.


Lake Currents: Time with friends and family best birthday present

I’ve sort of always been this way, but I am growing more so as I get older. I love experiences. Instead of acquiring more things, I prefer to do more things – go out to dinner, attend a production, try a tasting, take a class, do a road trip, etc.


Baby dies after being left in hot car outside Domino's Pizza in VA

Officers attempted CPR prior to the Greensville County Volunteer Rescue Squad arriving at the scene. The toddler, who police said was a 6-month old boy, was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.


Emporia infant dies after being left in car for several hours

According to Police Chief Rick Pinksaw, when the woman left work, she discovered she had left her child in her car.


Infant dies in overheated car in Virginia

EMPORIA, Va. (AP) — Police say an infant boy died after his mother left him for an extended period in an overheated car in Emporia, Virginia.