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Martinsville man, 55, killed in Route 57 crash
According to state police, a 1996 Chevrolet S-10 was traveling west on Route 57, when the truck ran off the left side of the roadway and hit a detached trailer that was illegally parked on the shoulder of the roadway.
Martinsville murder case sent to Circuit Court
MARTINSVILLE-A Martinsville General District Court judge has sent to Circuit Court several charges, including first-degree murder, against Terrell Kiwon Martin.
Sentence handed down in Martinsville animal cruelty case
MARTINSVILLE-A Martinsville woman will serve time in jail after being sentenced in an animal cruelty case. Twenty-year-old Mackenzie Leigh Baker, who was charged with felonious animal cruelty of a companion dog, pleaded guilty in that case to misdemeanor cruelty to an animal, as well as two other ch
Virginia State Police investigate Henry County crash
HENRY COUNTY-One person was killed Sunday in an accident on Route 57, just three tenths of a mile east of Route 619 in Henry County. Virginia State Police provided details of the incident on Monday, as they continue to investigate. According to State Police Trooper M.R. Lovette, the accident happene
Small fire near garage under investigation in Danville
Buy Now Danville firefighters checked the damage caused by a fire that began in an old tire, a rubber mat and pine needles at a home in the 300 block of Wood Avenue on Sunday. A Danville firefighter makes sure every ember from a fire on Wood Avenue on Sunday is out. Mary Smolinski and her friend, C
Moped wreck sends driver to hospital
An accident at West Davis Street involving a Nissan Rogue and a moped ended with the moped driver being sent to the hospital on Saturday, April 21. The Nissan car had stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of West Davis Street and Tarleton Street around 12:13 p.m. and failed to see the moped whe
Martinsville fire department asks for more ambulance funding
MARTINSVILLE - The Martinsville Fire and EMS Department plans to use part-time personnel more to ensure it has enough firefighters on duty to respond to fire calls appropriately. But as the city faces another tight financial year, the department hopes to get extra funds to establish a third ambulanc
More details made public in arrest of Madison woman
WENTWORTH - New details have been made public in the arrest of a woman facing charges on child abuse and delinquency charges. Rebekah Lynn Daniels, 46, of 35 Nell Road, has been charged with three counts each of misdemeanor child abuse and contributing to the delinquency of the minor. The Rockingham
Martinsville Speedway announces 1-mile race
MARTINSVILLE, Va.- Have you ever wanted to push yourself and see what you're made of? What about partake in a race at one of NASCAR's most iconic tracks?
Eden man facing 23 charges, including statutory rape of a child
The Eden Police Department responded to a domestic assault call on Lewis Street on April 4th. Officers arrested Darren Lawson, 36, for assault on a female.
Police: Resident injured in Danville home invasion early Saturday morning
A Danville resident told police he was assaulted and robbed during a home invasion early Saturday morning in Danville, police report. Shortly before 3 a.m., officers were called to the 100 block of Winslow Street after receiving a report of a robbery, according to a news release from the Danville Po
Crews in Danville respond to early morning house fire
DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) The Danville Fire Department responded to a fire early Saturday morning. They found a two-story house with fire coming from the rear at 1468 Myrtle Ave. around 3:45 a.m. The fire was quickly knocked down, but the house sustained moderate fire and smoke damage to the rear, on
Silver Alert issued for missing, endangered 21-year-old Orange County woman
The Orange County Sheriff's Office said Brenna Lynn Thomas, 21, is missing and endangered.
19-year-old shot twice late Friday has died, Greensboro police say
File photoGREENSBORO —Police said a 19-year-old found late Friday with two gunshot wounds has died.Police did not release the victim's name.Officers responded about 11:40 p.m. to the 3300 block of Beck Street where they found the man with two gunshot wounds in a car parked on the street, police said
Police: One taken to hospital after being sideswiped in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- One person was taken to the hospital after an accident in Danville.Police said an SUV was trying to turn left into the Quick N Plenty convenience store on Mt. Cross Road near Piedmont Drive.They said as the SUV was turning, the driver sideswiped another vehicle causing it to
Missing Charlottesville girl could be in Danville
A poster said that Ketasha Fuller has been missing since February 18, but is believed to have traveled to the Danville area (National Center for Missing or Exploited Children) DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- The National Center of Missing and Exploited Children have an alert out for a 16-year-old girl missi
Chatham woman dies after Tuesday night crash; 5-year-old airlifted with life-threatening injuries
A 2012 Toyota Camry driven by Sharon Martin Wimbush, 54, was traveling north on Va. 640 when the vehicle ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree, according to a news release.
Teenager was shot, killed at house owned by deputy police chief, Greensboro police say
GREENSBORO - A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday morning at a house owned by a deputy chief of the Greensboro Police Department. Matthew Jurado, 17, of 1316 Maple St. in Greensboro, was shot and killed at a house tax records indicate is owned by Deputy Chief James Hinson Jr., Greensboro pol
Shots fired during Reidsville road rage incident
Around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, deputies responded to a call of a reported shooting into an occupied vehicle on U.S. 158 West near Swallow Road, according to a news release.
Should Martinsville increase salaries for Social Services employees?
The city’s budget proposal for fiscal 2019, which will begin July 1, increases funding to Social Services by 13 percent, from $351,550 to $397,099.