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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.
Giant sinkhole shuts down South Boston street
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WSET) -- The effects of the recent heavy rainfall are still being felt in South Boston.A giant sinkhole closed down a portion of First Street. A public works official said old structure underneath the road fell apart and the rainfall played a part.He said they're waiting on permit
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.
Sinkhole opens up along Wilborn Avenue in South Boston
The “road closed” sign and orange traffic cones along Wilborn Avenue near its intersection with First Street in South Boston are there to remind motorists that a sinkhole has existed at that location since late last week.South Boston Public Works Director Danny McCormick said Tuesday the issue is no
16-year-old charged with following too close in three-vehicle wreck on Friday
A 16-year-old male juvenile was charged with following two close after a three-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon near the intersection of Green’s Folly Road and Sinai Road in South Boston.Virginia State Trooper G. L. Goad reported that the wreck occurred at 3:25 p.m. Friday on Green’s Folly Road, one-t
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.
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.
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.
Teen indicted in Chase City Murder
Meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg County Grand Jury handed down indictments on a number of crimes committed in the area.A 17-year-old Chase City youth has been indicted for the March murder of Evan Smith in Chase City. On Monday, a Mecklenburg Grand Jury handed down indictments against Mickye Tyke
Sister of Henrico man fatally shot by police says viewing body camera footage has not changed her position: 'Marcus needed help, not death'
The sister of the Henrico man who was slain by police last week said the video captured by the body camera of the Richmond officer who fired the fatal shots hasn't changed her opinion that her brother shouldn't have been killed. Princess Blanding, the older sister of Marcus-David Peters, and her unc
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.
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.
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
Trio of teams set for region home openers
Three Halifax County High School teams are gearing up for their respective home openers in the Virginia High School League Division 5 Region D playoffs, with the Comets girls soccer team kicking off the action Wednesday night.The Comets girls soccer team, the third seed in the Region D South Sub-Reg
Henrico man who said he shot girlfriend during foreplay sentenced to serve 3 years in prison
Overcome by emotion, Detreville's mother had to pause and reach for a tissue when asked to talk about her daughter during Tuesday's sentencing hearing. Allison Detreville said her daughter was a wonderful person, someone who made a point of sending birthday cards to people.
DOUG FORD: Self proclaimed what?
I was fascinated by some of the commentary accompanying the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, particularly when some of the talking heads were quoting Markle as stating she was a self-proclaimed feminist.All well and good, but actions speak louder than words, and people are who they are, so
PHOTOS: High water in Halifax County
Summit Drive in South Boston, a low-lying area prone to flooding, was under water again after more than six inches of rail fell in a three-day period beginning Thursday.Photo courtesy Mike WilborneRising floodwaters forced South Boston Public Works Director Danny McCormick to close one lane of Highw
Correctional worker guilty of abduction, unauthorized use
A Green Rock Correctional Center employee, 58-year-old Thomas Lee of Vernon Hill, was found guilty after a jury trial on Friday of abduction and felony unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.The jury found him not guilty of a misdemeanor brandishing a firearm.The commonwealth presented evidence that tw
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.
Auto dealership in Danville also hit by Friday's flood
However, the owner, Robbie Woodall, said the quick thinking of his employees saved about 100 cars.