The body of a Covington man missing since November was found in his home's crawlspaceCheryl E Preston19 HOURS AGO
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One Man Arrested for Homicide in LynchburgNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Tragic Twist: Family Plot Leads to Homicide in George Washington National ForestRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
School lockdowns and hold and secure may cause psychological damage to students and facultyCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Pedestrian killed in Augusta has been identifiedWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Lynchburg Police Investigating Early Morning CrashNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Tragic Twist: Family Plot Leads to Homicide in George Washington National Forest
In a case that reads like a plot from a thriller novel, the quiet expanse of the George Washington National Forest became the backdrop for a grim tale of murder, abduction, and a planned confrontation gone horribly wrong. Joseph Frank Cunningham, a 44-year-old man from Wingina, Buckingham County, faces serious charges stemming from a deadly incident on January 19, 2023, that claimed the life of 49-year-old Kevin D. Hartless.
Health department investigating outbreak at Liberty University
Lynchburg, Va. — The Virginia Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses that's sending some to the ER. The symptoms are similar to norovirus: severe abdominal pain, dehydration, vomiting, and diarrhea. VDH said the reports and information they have so far lead them to believe the...
🚨 Multi-Vehicle Crash on Route 29 South Causes Traffic Delays in Campbell County, Virginia
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Lynchburg, Virginia. Commuters on Route 29 South in Campbell County, near Route 863 (Lyn-Dan Dr.), are currently experiencing traffic delays due to a multi-vehicle collision. The accident has resulted in lane closures, with traffic backups extending approximately 1.5 miles. Motorists are advised to consider alternative routes if possible and to expect delays if traveling through this area. For regular updates on the situation, please visit the provided link: https://t.co/a58k9zc3qd.
'I was scared to death': Man pricked by a used syringe in Sheetz bathroom
A trip to a gas station bathroom sent a Virginia man to the hospital on after he said he got pricked by a used needle. The first thing I thought of was that I'm going to end up with a disease. I was scared to death because of the possibility of what the person may have had," said Marvin Barnett, of Lynchburg.
'She loved life:' Counselors and friends remember Ma'Kayvia Cabell's life
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — On Wednesday, an act of domestic violence took the life of Ma'Kayvia Cabell. Newly unsealed warrants reveal what led up to her death. According to the court documents, Cabell had been on the phone moments before she was shot. Officials believe she may have been trying to call someone or trying to record what was happening to her. The documents also say police took 3 phones from the scene.
A soggy Saturday afternoon for some...
ROANOKE, Va. – We start off with partly cloudy skies, but cloudy conditions build in at times as rain showers track into the region from the northwest. Toward the middle of the day our temperatures rise into the 40s and some of us get into the 50s by late afternoon.
Amherst board denies Piney River Solar Project; more …
From elsewhere: Moog to close its Radford plant. Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority expects $82 million shortfall in next budget. 500-acre wildfire in Lee County has burned six structures so far. The post Amherst board denies Piney River Solar Project; more … appeared first on Cardinal News.
Local Update: Arrest Made in Lynchburg Locust Street Homicide
For immediate release: February 21, 2024 [UPDATE] Suspect Arrested in Homicide on Locust Street LYNCHBURG, Va. – At approximately 5:35 p.m., the Lynchburg Police Department arrested Keon Jamir Palmer without incident. This investigation remains active and ongoing. Any additional information will only be provided as an update to this press release.Visit here for more details.
ABC13 Exclusive: Avriel Hooks' father shares about the loss of his daughter
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — Six months ago, on August 22, Avriel Hooks was last seen by her family when they dropped her off for work. Her body was found a week later and her estranged husband, Michael Lee Perry III, was taken into custody. For the first time, Hooks'...
How personal income has changed in Nelson County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Nelson County, Virginia and how it compares to state and national levels.
Cornerstone Fitness re-opening under new ownership
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — The Cornerstone Fitness gym is reopening. The gym suddenly closed last year but reopened under new ownership and with new equipment. They have four trainers on staff who are ready to go on opening day which is Monday. Co-owner Erica Mabry said she's excited to...
Local Traffic Alert: Delays Expected on Mt. Horeb Rd. in Amherst County Due to Pipe Replacement
LYNCHBURG — Motorists should expect delays due to a pipe replacement on Route 686 (Mt. Horeb Rd.) in Amherst County. The road will be closed at the eastern intersection of Route 60 (Lexington Turnpike). The closure will begin on Monday, February 19. Expected completion is Friday, February 23. Message boards will be placed in the area to notify local traffic.Visit here for more details.
Some counties in Southwest Virginia are seeing a big influx of newcomers. Others aren’t.
They're all losing population because deaths outnumber births and net in-migration but beneath the surface, some Southwest localities have become population magnets. The post Some counties in Southwest Virginia are seeing a big influx of newcomers. Others aren’t. appeared first on Cardinal News.
Autopsy: Avriel Hooks' cause of death is undetermined, suspect mentally fit for trial
AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — ABC13 has learned new details about the murder of 20-year-old Avriel Hooks. For the first time since Hooks was found dead in August, the Medical Examiner says the autopsy results are final, but the cause and manner of death are both listed as undetermined.
Food banks losing donations amidst rising inflation
LYNCHBURG, Va (WFXR) — It’s been 30 years since food ate up this much of your disposable income–a new report shows it cost Americans, on average, more than 11% of their budget to feed their families in 2022. The price spike is leading more and more people to rely on food banks, but they are struggling to keep up.
Local Alert: Temporary Closure of West Princeton Circle and Adjacent Sidewalk on Feb. 26 for Tree Removal
On Monday, February 26, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., a portion of West Princeton Circle (from the intersection at Rivermont Avenue to Nottoway Street) will be closed to accommodate a crane operation for the removal of a tree. A detour for motorists will be in place; however, emergency vehicles will have access at all times. In addition, a portion of the sidewalk on West Princeton Circle (from the intersection at Rivermont Avenue to Nottoway Street) will be closed to pedestrians during this time.Visit here for more details.
Liberty University Leadership Addresses Student Concerns at Annual Town Hall
The Liberty University Student Government Association (SGA) recently hosted its second Vice Presidential Town Hall. This event allowed students to ask questions and express concerns to the university leadership. The panel included representatives from various departments, such as Dr. Mark Hyde, dean of students; Dr. Mark Hine, senior vice president for Student Affairs; Greg Dowell, vice president of LU One; Dan Deter, senior vice president of major construction; among others. They shared updates on their departments and discussed future plans.
Thousands of patients affected as Centra launches new Hematology and Oncology Clinic
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — Centra announced on Wednesday that it is launching a new clinic for cancer care, called "Centra Medical Group Hematology and Oncology Clinic," beginning April 1. This follows a request from the Lynchburg Hematology and Oncology Clinic, which was previously contracted by Centra for cancer care,...
'A really critical resource:' Lynchburg slave ledger named in 10 VA endangered artifacts
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — An artifact right here at home made the top ten for Virginia endangered artifacts. The Seth Woodruff account book is at the Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg. It's a handwritten journal that documents the first and last names of more than 200 people enslaved in...
Lynchburg Republicans get the open primary they wanted to avoid. An era of closed nominations comes to an end.
Virginia has a new law that effectively requires primaries -- and Virginia is one of 19 states that don't register voters by party so anyone can vote. The post Lynchburg Republicans get the open primary they wanted to avoid. An era of closed nominations comes to an end. appeared first on Cardinal News.