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Officials carried out a meth lab bust in Salem on Thursday, resulting in the arrest of two Salem residents on related drug and gun charges. According to a news release, Kenneth Shelton, 25, and Lisa Mason, 50, were occupants of the Salem home on North...
A nine-month investigation by Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents has resulted in moonshining charges against a Penhook man. Agents say they destroyed two 800-gallon black-pot stills on Monday in eastern Franklin County. They also...
A 17-year-old Roanoke teenager is accused of shooting a 13-year-old girl on Saturday night, and is also a suspect in a separate shooting. Police say the girl was shot around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 600 block of 36th Street, Northwest. The...
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PRINCETON, N.C. (AP) -- A lawyer for Johnston County schools says a teen who said he left two unloaded shotguns in his car at school will be allowed to graduate. Eighteen-year-old David Cole Withrow was arrested Monday on a felony charge of bringing a...
A Henry County teenager who admitted to setting a church on fire because the congregants are black was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday. Jean Claude Bridges pleaded guilty to setting the New Holy Deliverance Outreach Ministry in Axton on fire...
A second juvenile has been arrested for making bomb threats at Amherst County High School. A boy was arrested Thursday in connection to two bomb threats at the school. The boy is being held at the Lynchburg Detention Home. He is charged with making...
The Lynchburg Police Department’s Chief released a statement Wednesday about the April 10 incident where an officer accidentally shot another officer. Chief Parks H. Snead says it appears that a uniformed accidentally shot a plain clothes...
A South Boston man was arrested over the weekend in Washington, D.C., in connection to an armed robbery at a Dollar General in Danville. The robbery happened April 6 at the Dollar General on South Boston Road. Through an anonymous tip, Solomon Louis...
Neil MacInnis, the teenager accused of opening fire Friday at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg, was taken into custody with a 12-gauge shotgun that he legally purchased two days before the shooting, investigators say. MacInnis wounded two...
UPDATE: Virginia State Police release name of man killed in shootout with law enforcement near ChristiansburgVirginia State Police have identified the man killed in a shootout with law enforcement Wednesday near Christiansburg. Investigators say Robert Kevin Hughes, 41, of Christiansburg died during the exchange of gunfire. According to investigators, the...
A Riner man who went on a crime spree and was shot by police in August of 2011 will spend the next 25 years in prison. Edward DeHart Jr., 50, was sentenced Monday in Montgomery County court. DeHart was found guilty during a trial last July. DeHart was...
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Roanoke man arrested for attempted breaking and entering, property damage in Peters Creek apartmentsA Roanoke man was arrested early Sunday morning for attempting to break into a Peters Creek apartment building, and causing property damage in the process. According to a news release, Joey Shumate, 19, of Roanoke was arrested on charges including...
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