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Lynchburg police looking for person who broke into Hill City Pharmacy

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7)- The Lynchburg Police Department is looking for a man who they say broke into the Hill City Pharmacy on Greenview Drive Saturday. Police said they responded to the Hill City Pharmacy at around 2 a.m. Saturday after receiving an alert from a police alarm. Police discovered the

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-03-20 19:10:00

Police: Man who hit 72-year-old in Lynchburg identified, currently wanted

Police said Stanford Mercel Hailey, 32, of Lynchburg is charged with felony hit and run, unauthorized use of a vehicle, driving with a revoked license (LPD) LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg Police have obtained warrants for the man they said hit and injured a man on Campbell Avenue around 10 a.m.

WSET - 2018-03-20 20:08:15

House in Augusta County registered as historic landmark

GREENVILLE - The Fannie Thompson House in Augusta County has been listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register. The Thompson House is the sole unmodified dwelling remaining in what was once a thriving segregated African American neighborhood known as Jack's Hill that occupied a hillside along the Sout

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-03-20 19:50:12

Teen who pleaded guilty in dad's fatal shooting sentenced

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 19 at 3:38PM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Dearborn, Fayette, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union, Wayne Winter Weather Advisory issued March 19 at 3:38PM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Champaign, Clark, Clinton,

WCPO - 2018-03-19 23:17:25

Officials: Lynchburg intersection blocked due to fallen traffic light

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Officials report that the intersection at Campbell and Florida Ave is partially blocked due to a fallen traffic light. Emergency Communications said they received a call around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Police are letting vehicles through from Route 501 back on to Campbell

WSET - 2018-03-20 05:21:15

Hamilton County coroner: Fatal opioid overdoses rise for third straight year

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 20 at 1:11PM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson Winter Weather Advisory issued March 20 at 1:11PM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect

WCPO - 2018-03-20 17:56:38

Dozens displaced after Fairfield apartment fire

The Red Cross is now assisting around 50 people Updated: 3:53 AM EDT Mar 20, 2018 Courtesy Brandy LuckenSOURCE: Courtesy Brandy Lucken An investigation is underway after an apartment went up in flames in Fairfield. Fire crews were called to the Camelot East Apartments along Sherwood Drive around 1

WLWT 5 - 2018-03-20 07:53:00

Bedford man pleads guilty to stabbing incident

A Bedford man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stabbing a woman in September. Dewayne Eric Simmons, 35, was arrested Sept. 14 after officers with the Bedford Police Department responded that morning to a residence on the 400 block of West King Street for a reported stabbing, according to a news release at

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-03-20 22:59:00

Waynesboro woman dies in crash on Scottsville Road

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Albemarle County Police Department says a Waynesboro woman has died in a crash on Scottsville Road. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday on the 3100 block of Scottsville Road, located near Vintage Market. Police said the driver, identified as 39-year-o


Man wanted for hit and run involving a pedestrian

LYNCHBURG, VA - Lynchburg police are looking for the man responsible for a hit and run involving a pedestrian. Officers said it happened on Saturday just after 10:00 a.m. in the 3700 block of Campbell Avenue in Lynchburg. The suspect's car could possibly be a white or silver Oldsmobile Alero with Vi


Lynchburg Police looking for driver suspected of hitting elderly pedestrian

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) - Lynchburg Police say a 72-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a car and left in the road. Police say around 10 on Saturday, they responded to the 3700 block of Campbell Avenue where they found the injured pedestrian. Just before the crash, the suspect


Little Caesars promised free pizza if a 16 seed beat a 1 seed

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 17 at 7:44AM EDT expiring March 17 at 12:00PM EDT in effect for: Adams, Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hardin, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Logan, Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Pre


2-year-old badly burned in Fairfield grease fire

A 2-year-old child was badly burned in a Thursday night grease fire, Fairfield officials said. The fire happened around 10 p.m. in the 5400 block of Camelot Drive. Fairfield Fire Chief Don Bennett said that it started as a cooking fire inside an apartment. Bennett called the child's injuries "seriou


Pipeline law violations cause more backlash from opponents

NELSON COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The landscape at Wintergreen Resort looks a lot different following tree felling to make way for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. "We like it the way it is, and we're sorry it had to be damaged by the pipeline," said Wilfrid Rall, a Wintergreen resident. Rall


Boil water notice for Odd Fellows Rd. in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) The City of Lynchburg Department of Water Resources issued a boil water notice for people living between 3105 and 3235 Odd Fellows Road, and 3300 Carroll Avenue (Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church). Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, food preparation, and mak


Lynchburg man in critical condition following hit-and-run

A Lynchburg man suffered significant injuries when he was hit by a car while walking across Campbell Avenue on Saturday morning, according to Lynchburg police. Fred Wayne Donovan, 72, was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where he was listed in critical condition Saturday evening, a Lynchburg Poli


Man hospitalized after Langhorne Road crash

A man was hospitalized Friday after crashing his Buick LeSabre into a tree on Langhorne Road. The man suffered a serious injury and was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital, according to Lynchburg Fire Department Capt. David Jackson. Jackson said the fire department responded around 7:50 a.m. t


Police investigate reports of indecent exposure in Gypsy Hill Park

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - In Staunton, police are investigating multiple reports of indecent exposure in Gypsy Hill Park. Officer Katie Shifflett said they received calls between March 8th and March 14th about a man exposing himself to people in the park. Shifflett said if you find yourself in this typ


Mistrial declared in Nelson killing

LOVINGSTON - After more than five hours of deliberation Friday, a Nelson County jury could not reach a verdict in the case of Jacob Paul Lincoln, an Amherst man accused of first-degree murder in a shooting death last May. As a result, Nelson County Circuit Court Judge Michael Garrett declared a mist