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Police: Teen shot, killed during drug deal

It happened Friday, just after 8:30 on Regalwood Drive. Winston-Salem Police said when officers arrived on scene, they found Garcia unresponsive on the ground in front of 4820 Regalwood Drive. Garcia was pronounced dead on scene.

WXII 12 - 2018-05-26 12:21:00

New Bill Would Allow North Carolinians To Possess Up To 4 Ounces Of Marijuana

That's the goal of a new House Bill, which was filed this week and was just sent to a committee for review. If this bill is voted on and approved, having four ounces or less of marijuana would be OK.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-05-26 17:32:45

Man facing multiple charges after leading police on a chase, hitting state trooper's car

Waller is being charged with one felony count of eluding police, one felony county of hit and run, possession of marijuana, expired registration, driving on a revoked license, reckless driving, and failure to obey a stop sign.


Plea agreement reached in assault on sheriff’s deputy

COLLINSVILLE–If Kaeylan Alexander Carter complies with the terms of a plea agreement, felony charges against him would be reduced, in a case where a sheriff’s deputy was injured.

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-05-27 04:10:00

Charges pending in fight at HCHS graduation

An altercation broke out in the second floor balcony of Halifax County High School toward the end of the graduation ceremony on Saturday morning.According to Lt. D. W. Barker of the South Boston Police Department, no arrests had been made as of Sunday afternoon, but he is anticipating arrests to be

YOURGV.COM - 2018-05-27 20:31:00

Forest Volunteer Fire Department says fire at Jefferson Ridge Townhomes started in kitchen

FOREST, Va.- Forest Volunteer Fire Department says a fire reported at Jefferson Ridge Townhomes was caused by a kitchen appliance.According to the department's Facebook, crews arrived at the scene smelling smoke.Crews had to force their way into the home.Fire officials say no injuries were reported.

WSLS - 2018-05-28 01:28:51

Virginia Senior Alert Activation: Missing Henry County Couple

From News Release:The Virginia State Police has issued a senior alert on behalf of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two missing seniors Ernastine Vollbreacht, race W sex F, age 84 years old, height 5’0”, weight 124 lbs, with green eyes and gray hair.

WFIRNEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 10:41:15

Larceny nets three-year prison sentence

Christopher Alan Ammons, a 29-year-old Halifax resident, will serve an effective three years in prison after pleading guilty as charged Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to 27 charges, including nine for felony credit card theft and eight for felony obtaining money under false pretenses.Ammons

YOURGV.COM - 2018-05-28 04:15:00

Fourth person charged in connection with Danville 2017 murder

DANVILLE, Va.- Another person is facing charges in connection with the Sept. 28, 2017, homicide in Danville, according to police.


Arrest Made in Motel Stabbing

According to a release from the Henry County Sheriff's Office, on May 23, 2018 at approximately 11:25pm, the 911 Center received a call that an individual had been stabbed at King’s Court Motel, 6570 Greensboro Rd., Ridgeway, VA.Deputies arrived and spoke with the victim, Joseph Cody Bowers, 29, of


49-year-old woman charged with stealing from Lynchburg Walgreens

Lisa White, 49, faces charges of grand larceny, obstruction and providing a false name to officers.


Local Goodwill store closing this weekend

Goodwill Industries of the Valleys will open a Youth Center at the Goodwill Jobs Campus on Melrose Avenue early this summer. This announcement comes on the heels of construction beginning on the City of Roanoke’s Melrose Branch Library, which will occupy a portion of the Goodwill facility closest to


‘Embrace change,’ 115 Gretna High School graduates told

Tionne Fitzgerald, president of the Gretna High School’s class of 2018, welcomed graduates to the beginning of a new era Saturday morning.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-05-26 22:04:00

Police: Woman arrested after stealing from Walgreens, trying to run from officers

White has been charged with grand larceny, obstruction, and providing a false name to officers.


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.


MANHUNT: Lynchburg man wanted for assault, strangulation, violating protective order

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg Police are looking for a man wanted on strangulation, assault and battery, and violating a protective order charges.


Two hurt in Wednesday wreck

Two individuals were transported with minor injuries following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 11:38 a.m. at the intersection of MacDonald Road and Lee Syd Moore Road.According to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper L. V. Pambid, 36-year-old Betty J. Lacks of South B


Lynchburg police's visit to James Crossing Apartments is 3rd stop under ENOUGH initiative

According to the department, calls for service have gone down in the last three years. In 2015, Lynchburg police received a little over 1,000 calls. In 2016 calls dropped to more than 800 and in 2017 there were about 700 calls. So far this year, police have been called more than 200 times. The calls


’Tis the season for high school graduations, traffic congestion

On Saturday, Gretna, Chatham and Dan River high schools will hold graduation ceremonies throughout the day. Gretna High School’s graduation is scheduled at 9 a.m., followed by Chatham High School at 1 p.m. and Dan River High School at 6 p.m.


Warrant: Robbery planned before deadly shooting in Danville

Davis, 30, was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday in Danville on charges of first-degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a violent convicted felon.