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Breaking News: Raid at Natural Bridge Zoo Amidst Allegations of Animal Neglect
LEXINGTON, Virginia – In a significant move, Virginia State Police, alongside the Attorney General’s Office, are currently conducting an investigative search warrant at the Natural Bridge Zoo. The scene outside the zoo is marked by the presence of at least a half dozen law enforcement officers, with more activity reported behind the zoo walls.
Truck stolen from New London business
On November 19, 2023, subjects broke into the Custom Truck One Source business in the New London area of Bedford County. The subjects drove away in a white truck with a red crane device and a black bed. This vehicle displayed the Custom Truck One Source name and logo on the side of the cab.
Police arrest pastor on three charges, including stalking, according to court documents
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — A local pastor is facing multiple charges, including stalking, according to court documents. According to three warrants, Sergio Guardia was arrested on November 11 because of a situation from the day before. The warrants said the pastor was arrested on three charges. The first is...
Search warrants reveal new details about Lynchburg shooting on Cabell Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — New search warrants obtained by ABC13 are shedding light on what led up to a shooting that left a teen hospitalized on Sunday night. Lynchburg Police responded to the 100 block of Cabell Street just before 6:30 on December 3 for a report of a person with a gunshot wound.
Bedford Co. Sheriff’s K9, handler 1 of 10 teams in the country to earn new certification
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is celebrating a win, and a K9 and his handler are in the spotlight. On Thursday, Nov. 30, not only was Sergeant Hall and K9 Hoover one of 10 Bloodhound K9 teams in the country, but one of two teams in the state to certify on the new North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) “Hound Test.”
Early wintry mix falls Wednesday before winds begin
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — The morning is going to start a tad messy, with a few rain and snow flurries early. Most of the snowflakes will be at elevation, but a few could sneak into the valleys and melt. We have breezy weather returning as the skies start to...
College Lake Dam removal set to begin in early 2024
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Hill City is ready to move forward with removing the College Lake Dam, a project they’ve been planning for years. The dam was built in 1934 and has served the area for quite some time, but in recent years, the dam has grown more and more hazardous.
Playa Bowls opening at Lynchburg's River Ridge
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — A new restaurant is coming to River Ridge, Playa Bowls is opening its doors on Saturday. They serve over 40 different types of bowls, including acai and pitaya, as well as smoothies. Playa Bowls has over 200 locations across the country. The owners say their...
Campbell County: 34-year-old pedestrian dead after fatal crash on U.S. 29
The Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred at 8:08 p.m. on Thursday in Campbell County. The pedestrian, Skylyr D. Spinner, 34, of Lynchburg, died at the scene. According to VSP, a 1999 Chevrolet S-10 pickup was traveling south on Route 29 near FNB...
Win a Necklace from Arthur's Jewelry in Bedford
BEDFORD, Va (WSET) — Arthur's Jewelry is a part of our holiday giveaways and offers you the chance to win a necklace from their store. While you enter to win Kaci visited the store to learn how items are chosen and taken care of for you to purchase. You can enter to win the necklace at WSET.com/Contests and be sure to scroll towards the bottom of that page to sign up!
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Kittens Of lynchburg, VA Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near lynchburg.
PHOTOS: Truck carrying turkeys overturns, closes US-29 lanes in Central Va.
AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — Drivers headed north on US-29 in Virginia are experiencing traffic issues due to a tractor-trailer that overturned with what appears to be a load of turkeys. According to VDOT, all northbound lanes are closed as of 9:45 a.m. near the border of the Amherst/Nelson...
Traffic Accident in Virginia Highlights Economic and Ecological Concerns
On December 4th, 2023, a tractor-trailer accident on US-29 in Amherst County, Virginia caused significant traffic delays and an unexpected ecological disturbance. The northbound lanes were shut down following the incident near Kintyre Lane when driver Michael W. Kimble lost control of his vehicle, which was laden with turkeys, and it overturned. While Kimble suffered minor injuries and was treated at Lynchburg General Hospital, the accident also resulted in several turkeys escaping into the surrounding woods, prompting a response from local authorities to recover the birds.
Meet a Colleague: Brian Murchison
Brian Murchison has been on the law faculty since 1982 and is the Charles S. Rowe Professor of Law. He teaches Torts, Mass Media Law, and Administrative Law. He has been the Director of the Frances Lewis Law Center and the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics. He also was co-founder of the Black Lung Clinic, which represents coal miners in federal workers’ compensation claims. Murchison’s undergraduate and law degrees are from Yale, and he practiced law in Washington, D.C. He and his wife Ann met while both were in the Peace Corps for two years after college. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.
Cabell Street shooting marks sixth minor shot in Lynchburg during 2023
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — For the sixth time this year, the Lynchburg police department says a minor has been shot. It happened along Cabell Street on the night of Dec. 3. We’re told a 17-year-old was hurt–and while he is expected to be okay, community leaders say it has to stop.
Teens charged in connection with attempted robbery and shooting in Lynchburg
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - One teenager is out of a hospital and two more have been arrested in connection with the first teen’s being shot. .A 16-year-old boy is charged with Malicious Wounding, Attempted Robbery, Possession of a Firearm Under the Age of 18 and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony. A 17-year-old girl is charged with Attempted Robbery.
Lynchburg Car Wash to close after decades in business
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — "It's been a privilege and an honor... come and get your car cleaned!" Arthur Scott Baker sang as he talked about his workplace home for the last seven years. This staple in Lynchburg is closing after decades in business. The lot that the business sits...
Get to Know the Newest Members of the W&L Community – 12/6/23
Jenny Carlos, Research Services Resident Librarian and Assistant Professor – University Library. Q. Tell us a little about yourself. I am a California native that has lived in the Southeast for the past seven years. Romero Dunn, Senior Cook – Dining Services. Q. Tell us a little about...
Bedford Community Advocates for New Amtrak Stop Amid Funding Challenges
Discover how the Bedford community is rallying for a new Amtrak stop in their town. With potential to boost tourism and local economy, the $23.2 million project is just a little short on funding. Find out more about this exciting development.
Venue Cinemas invites you to cozy up with a classic on the big screen
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — With Christmas time coming quickly, you may be like most and like to curl up to a good Christmas classic. But why do it on a small screen, when you can do it on the big screen?. Family-owned venue cinemas at the plaza have brought...