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Jury trial set in Wythe double slaying

Aidan Dawson would have turned 19 on Tuesday. On Wednesday, another 19-year-old accused of killing him and his 24-year-old friend, Raymond Rodriguez, in 2017 learned that it will be another year before his case goes to trial.


Virginia man found guilty in crash that killed woman

Leonardtown, MD - A Danville, VA man charged with several counts in connection with a September 2017 motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a St. Mary’s County woman, was found guilty Friday, March 22 criminally negligent manslaughter with a motor vehicle, court records stated. A jury found th


Wythe woman named Miss Crooked Road

ROCKY MOUNT — A 23-year-old Wythe County woman was selected from a field of six contestants in Franklin County Saturday to become Miss Crooked Road 2019. Reagan Delp, of Elk Creek, will represent the Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail this summer during the Miss Virginia Pageant in Lynchburg. Miss Cr


Lies, bribery, obstruction: Virginia State Police special agent convicted in federal court

ABINGDON, Va. — After deliberating for about five hours, a federal jury found a Virginia State Police special agent charged with soliciting sex from confidential drug informants guilty of bribery, obstruction of justice and making false statements to the FBI.


Police: Virginia Gymnastics coach had sexual relationship with teen

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) - A Virginia gymnastics coach has been arrested on charges that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenage girl. Fairfax County police said 28-year-old Aryan Mazloum-Yazdi has been charged with five counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one c


Manufacturing company adds a dozen new jobs to Wythe Co.

WYTHE Co., (WDBJ7) -- A manufacturing company based out of Wytheville announced it will be expanding its operations by adding a dozen new jobs. Clarke Precision Machine, Inc. will be investing $750,000 to purchase new machinery and expand its manufacturing facility in Wythe County.


Woman ejected from car, dies in Virginia Beach crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A 28-year-old woman was killed when she lost control of her car in Virginia Beach Saturday morning. Virginia State Police was called to a car crash around 2:11 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 264 near the Witchduck Road ramp, Sgt. Michelle Anaya said in a news release


Manufacturer expanding in Southwest Virginia

Print this page By Veronica Garabelli | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Clarke Precision Machine Inc. announced Wednesday that it’s investing $750,000 to expand in Wythe County. The project will add a dozen jobs.


Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signs bill, life sentence for the murder of a law enforcement officer

May 26 will mark two years since a Virginia State Police Special Agent was shot in the line of duty. Agent Michael T. Walter died after being shot during an operation in Richmond, Virginia in 2017.


Workman founds guilty on three counts

A former Virginia State Police Investigator who headed the drug task force in Tazewell County has been found guilty in federal court of bribery, obstruction of justice and making false statements to a police officer.


We made it to the end of Richmond's snow season. Here's how our numbers stacked up.

Winter weather arrived with a bang in central Virginia, but our snow season ended up fizzling away. Now, we're looking forward to gardens and baseball games as spring takes hold, not fretting about plows and 2-hour delays.


Reel Catch back open for fishing season

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) - Hundreds of fisherman and women took advantage of the sunny day in Princeton for the official start of fishing season. March 23, 2018 marked the first day for people to come out and fish with their friends and family.


Accident in Fancy Gap leaves two injured

First Responders pack up at an accident scene on U.S. 52 in Fancy Gap on Friday morning in the vicinity of the Fancy Gap Medical Clinic before 8 a.m. as a wrecker prepares to tow off a Ford Mustang. According to the Virginia State Police, the two-car accident involved the Mustang and a Chrysler. Ini


Bluefield falls to Independence 5-3

The Independence Patriots handed the Bluefield Beavers their first loss of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating them 5-3. The Pats jumped out to a 5-0 lead, but then the Beavers started to chip away at the deficit.


High schools: Hidden Valley's Burgoyne tosses no-hitter against PH

Keara Burgoyne threw a no-hitter with seven strikeouts and one walk to lead Hidden Valley to an 11-1 win over Patrick Henry on Friday in a River Ridge District softball game called after six innings due to the 10-run rule.


National Puppy Day celebrated at Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield Daily Telegraph’s newsroom collectively fell in love on Thursday, with shelter dog Jawa. Amidst the rain and clouds, Jawa proved to be the newsroom’s ray of sunshine.


Suspect sought in credit card thefts

(WVVA) Police in Bluefield, Virginia are asking for the public’s help in identifiying a suspect wanted on multiple felony charges. The man pictured below is a ‘person of interest’ in several credit card cases, according to Lt. J. McCulley with the Bluefield, VA Police Department. The agency can be r


Hillsville man indicted for nine counts of child porn

A Hillsville man has been indicted with nine counts of possession of child pornography by a Carroll County Jury. Daniel Christian Jones, 33, of 51 Sycamore Lane in Hillsville, was one of 63 people indicted Monday by a Carroll County Grand Jury.


Marion family loses home to fire

Three people are homeless in Marion after their house on Look Avenue was destroyed by fire this evening. Marion Fire/EMS responded to the blaze around 5 p.m. at 410 Look Avenue to find the small home fully engulfed. A mother, her son and grandson escaped without serious injury but lost everything to


First ever Food Truck Frenzy in Princeton

The first Food Truck Frenzy will be held at the Chuck Mathena Center on Saturday, June 29th. A variety of food trucks, a beer garden and live music will be there. Some bands to look out for are Blue Oyster Cult, Scott Bartlett from Saving Abel, Chris Johnson from American Idol, Jasmine Cain, Lull Wa