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Woman ejected from vehicle in fatal crash; child found in car seat: Crime Insider reports

Dinwiddie fatal crashDINWIDDIE, Va. — Police are investigating a fatal accident in the 17000 block of Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie.Crime Insider sources report that a woman was ejected in the single vehicle crash, and found dead outside of the vehicle. Authorities arriving on scene located a young c

WTVR-TV - 2018-06-19 02:22:46

Police identify victim and suspect in East End double shooting

Tevon Cook, 26, of the 1700 block of Carlisle Avenue, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injury later that same day.

WTVR-TV - 2018-06-18 20:53:00

Fruit Recall Linked To This One Virginia Grocery Store

EMPORIA, VA — Only one store in Virginia has been linked to this week's recall of pre-cut melons, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The store is Piggly Wiggly in Emporia, in southern Virginia, officials said as of Saturday. Other retail locations may be added to the list, according to t

PATCH - 2018-06-17 14:00:00

Teen boy who drowned at Henrico apartment complex was forced in by bullies, mom says

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - A teen boy drowned at a Henrico County apartment complex Friday, police tell 8News. The victim's mother says bullies forced him into the pool. The boy's friend tells 8News other kids stood by and watched as he drowned.


Man pulled from Petersburg pool after going under in deep end

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Petersburg police were called to the swimming pool at Crater Square apartments, around 3:15 p.m. Monday.

WTVR-TV - 2018-06-18 22:47:02

ECSU eyes aviation program's accreditation

One of the important reasons to seek AABI accreditation for the aviation science program is that it would open up the potential for the program’s graduates to land jobs with airlines, Newkirk explained. In addition, AABI accreditation would pave the way for aviation scholarships funded by airlines a

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

LUMC donates books to Vaughan

On June 7, LUMC donated about 1,600 books to Vaughan Elementary, ensuring that each child received six books to read over summer break. The Littleton church continues to be a longtime supporter of Vaughan Elementary.

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-06-18 15:16:00

Video shows car engulfed in flames on I-95 north in Colonial Heights

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. – A vehicle fire has closed multiple lanes on I-95 north in Colonial Heights, causing a back of 4.5 miles.


South Hill manhunt captures one, another remains at large

Two individuals who shoplifted from the Verizon store in South Hill on Wednesday led police on a manhunt throughout South Hill on Wednesday evening. One subject was captured and one remains at large.On Wednesday, just before 5:30 p.m., the Verizon store located at 421 Furr St, reported the theft of


Narcotics Task Force Operation Leads to Prison for Coles

LUNENBURG – Lennie Edward Coles, Jr., a 23-year-old Lunenburg resident of 586 Mecklenburg Street, Victoria, was sentenced to an active sentence of one year and five months in prison recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court upon pleading guilty to one felony of Distribution.He had an additional eight year


Family, neighbors shocked after Halifax family found dead :: WRAL.com

Littleton, N.C.— Autopsy results on Monday were pending for three family members who were found dead in their quiet, one-story Halifax County home during a weekend welfare check.


Folks plan for 301 Endless Yard Sale

Cassandra Barner, Halifax County Department of Social Services supervisor, is busy putting out signs along US 301 on Tuesday. The department is putting out signs early to garner interest for the upcoming “301 Endless Yard Sale,” in which they will participate on Saturday only. Their proceeds will go


Food Lion Deals 6/13: Strawberries, pork roast, Activia, Pepsi, 3-Day Sale :: WRAL.com

Food Lion has some great deals starting Wednesday including corn, sweet potatoes, strawberries, Boston Butt pork, Activia yogurt, bottled water, Pepsi, a 3-Day Sale, Angel Soft, Luvs and more!


Vance County to pay outstanding principal on bond tied to vacated middle school buildings

Vance County will making a pre-payment toward principal on a bond tied to a Vance County School facility that will be consolidated during the next school.According to the U.S. Department of Education, qualified zone academy bonds (QZABs) are authorized under the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 to help s


ALDI hiring 120 for Dinwiddie warehouse

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Police ID three found dead inside Littleton home

LITTLETON — Three people were found dead in their home at 101 Kirkland St. on Saturday.Charles Davis, 76, Gladys Marie Davis, 75, and Antonio Allen Mills, 41, were found after family and neighbors called law enforcement to check on their welfare. Other than the names, the SBI is not releasing anymor


Crash leads to arrests and man hunt

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating two male subjects who fled the scene of a crash on Friday, after leading police on an interstate pursuit.Friday night, just before 11 p.m., a 2004 Lexus ES 330, while fleeing Virginia State Police southbound on Interstate 85, attempted to exit


Expanded ABC store opens at Lake Gaston

Last July, ground was broken for the construction project that has tripled the size of the Lake Gaston store, providing patrons with what local ABC officials have described as a more comfortable shopping experience.


Petersburg Police still searching for answers 13 years after teen's murder

Just after 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 23, 2005, police were called to the back of a home in the 100 block of Liberty Street for a body that had been discovered. Arriving officers found Thomas dead.


New Daycare coming to South Hill

Facchina went on to explain,“We will generate at least seven new jobs staffing the facility, and maybe as many as 10.”