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Man Charged With Carrying Firearm On School Property, And Host Of Other Charges

A southwest Virginia man is jailed after being arrested for allegedly being intoxicated and having a firearm on school property. 30 year old Zachary Cochran was asked to leave a football game at Ernie Hicks Stadium in Richlands when a staff member noticed Cochran had a firearm on his hip. As officers arrived they found a wrecked jeep near the stadium. That jeep matched a description of the jeep Cochran left the stadium driving. Cochran was located a short time later and arrested and charged with possession of a firearm on school property, carrying a handgun in public while intoxicated, DUI, and hit and run of unattended property.
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Richlands man arrested on several charges including DUI

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WVNS) — Officers with the Richlands Police Department responded to a call at Richlands High School on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 7:22 p.m. One man was asked to leave Ernie Hicks stadium, as staff reportedly said the man was intoxicated. They also noticed he had a gun with him while inside […]
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Brown will get lots of work at Richlands

RICHLANDS, Va. – Dylan Brown will have the ball in his hands often this season for Richlands. Just ask Jeff Tarter, the second-year head coach for the Blue Tornado. “I put the responsibility in his hands to step up this year,” Tarter said. “I said you are going to see the ball a lot. I don’t make any bones about it, I have told every coach.”
RICHLANDS, VA
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Former Del. Joe Johnson passes away; more . . .

Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:. Former Del. Joe Johnson, D-Abingdon, passes away. — Bristol Herald Courier and WCYB-TV. Virginia’s guidance on contextualizing war monuments: A slow crawl on rethinking images depicting the Confederacy. — The Roanoke Times.
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Inmate sentenced on charges for drug trafficking, assaulting corrections officer

ABINGDON, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- An inmate in a facility in Virginia will spend more time in prison for trafficking drugs and assaulting an officer. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia, 38-year-old Michael Selvidge assaulted and pepper-sprayed a corrections officer at the Western Virginia Regional Jail while awaiting sentencing on drug charges.
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WELCH, WV
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Watch Now - Abingdon firefighter retires after 50 years of service

ABINGDON, Va. --- One of the longest running volunteers with the Abingdon Fire Department has retired after 50 years of service, ending his long-term stent as captain of the department. Robert “Bob” Howard began volunteering at the fire department at age 17, a high school senior who lived just walking...
ABINGDON, VA
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BIG SANDY AIRPORT HANDLES PRESSURE OF COPTER AFTER COPTER REFUELING DURING FLOOD

This afternoon at 6pm the prettiest airport in the state, Big Sandy Regional Airport, went back to using the full 5,000 feet of runway that we were designed for. The runway safety area is now open on both ends (runway 3/21) and the tunnel for the road is completed. All that’s really left to do is finish the roadway through the tunnel and sow more grass seed.
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Southwest Virginia husband and wife realtor team sentenced for fraud

ABINGDON, Va. – A Wise County husband and wife were sentenced for wire fraud while working together as a realtor team in Southwest Virginia, according to the Department of Justice. The couple, Jessee DeLoach and Natasha DeLoach, both pleaded guilty to wire fraud in February 2022, and on Friday,...
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Southwest VA real estate duo sentenced for wire fraud

ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) – A husband and wife real estate team from Wise were sentenced on federal wire fraud charges Thursday. According to the release from the United States Attorney’s office, Jesse Allen DeLoach, 40, and Natasha Ashley DeLoach both pled guilty in Feb. 2022 to wire fraud and were sentenced on Thursday to 15 […]
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