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FBI report: These are the 10 most dangerous cities in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. - Data from the FBI's 2016 Crime In The United States Report has revealed North Carolina's most dangerous cities. Road Snacks, a website that uses data to rank states and cities across the country, used the FBI report to name the ten riskiest cities to call home in the Tar Heel state,

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:48:00

New Orleans Saints running back Trey Edmunds gives back to Danville nonprofits

Buy Now New Orleans Saints running back and Danville native Trey Edmunds (left) shakes hands with long-time family friend Jermaine Adams after autographing a photo. Edmunds was at local charity God's Storehouse Thursday afternoon to solicit donations and hand out food. New Orleans Saints running bac

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-03-22 22:20:00

Officials: Unattended cooking causes trailer fire in Danville, no injuries reported

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Authorities said a home in Danville was badly damaged by a fire Wednesday afternoon, and they said unattended cooking is to blame. The Danville Fire Department responded to the fire along Cardwell Street near Halifax Road, just before 2:00 p.m. They found heavy smoke and fir

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-03-21 23:21:00

Events set to celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week, an annual celebration of the importance of libraries, will be April 8-14. The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System has several events planned around that time. On April 7 the Halifax Public Library will host Author Day. Sonya Falls, Lisa Kipps-Brown and Andrea Pal

YOURGV.COM - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 20:14:31

Two charged in breaking and entering at Thrifty Tire in SoBo

Authorities have arrested and charged two suspects in a breaking and entering at Thrifty Tire in South Boston after receiving tips from the public in the case, police reported Wednesday morning. On Tuesday, the South Boston Police Department - assisted by members of the Halifax South Boston Regional

YOURGV.COM - 2018-03-21 14:18:00

UPDATE: SWAT, sniper and two armored vehicles on scene of I-95 standoff

Please support local journalism by becoming a digital subscriber or adding digital to your newspaper subscription. If you're already a subscriber, click below to continue. Virginia's News Leader Interstate 95 near Belvidere Street was shut down in both directions as Henrico Police work a scene Wed

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-21 21:00:00

Henrico man, 29, charged in Richmond hit-and-run that left driver with life-threatening injuries

A Henrico County man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run collision last week in Richmond's East End that left a driver with life-threatening injuries. Andre W. Howard, 29, of the 1900 block of Springdale Road, was arrested Wednesday by Richmond police, with assistance from the U.S. Ma

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-22 02:47:00

Quick burst of snow blankets county Wednesday with more in forecast

A light snow fell Wednesday, the second day of spring, and the winter weather may not be over yet. According to the National Weather Service, another storm system may bring wintry weather to the areas of central Virginia, south central Virginia, southwest Virginia and west central Virginia late Satu

YOURGV.COM - 2018-03-22 19:18:00

2 people shot in Rockingham County

(JJ Murphy/WGHP) ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. - Two people were shot in Rockingham County on Wednesday evening. The shooting happened on Dover Circle, south of Reidsville. Rockingham County sheriff's deputies and EMS are on the scene. There is no word on the extent of the victims' injuries or what led u

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-21 23:45:20

Marijuana, cocaine, and firearms seized from Danville residence

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)-- According to the Danville Police Department, Danville police served search warrants at a home in the 700 block of Arlington Road that led to the seizure of many illegal items on Wednesday. Items Danville police seized include 5.75 pounds of marijuana, 4.16 pounds of K 2 synth


Task Force Searching for Red Oak Man

MECKLENBURG - Southside Drug and Gang Task Force and authorities at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office turned up drugs valued at more than $11,000 following the raid of a Red Oak residence. This raid took place in early March when Task Force members executed a search warrant at the residence of


Sheriff: 13 arrested in Halifax County drug round up

The drug round up was conducted last week when the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, Halifax County Sheriff's Office, South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police, and Danville Police Department arrested the 13 suspects. HALIFAX Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Halifax Coun


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: 31-year-old man surrenders in connection to fatal Henderson shooting

Henderson, N.C. - Police said a 31-year-old man surrendered to authorities Friday in connection to the shooting death of another man last week in Henderson. Marcus Small turned himself in Friday and was charged with first-degree murder, according to the Henderson Police Department. He was jailed und


New taco, tequila bar just the start of business growth in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- The City of Danville is continuing to reinvent itself with new businesses, including a new taco, tequila bar that just opened. Mucho Taqueria and Tequileria is the River District's first restaurant to hit its 500 block, and it's not only satisfying your taste buds, but also h