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WRVA News
July 15, 2020 - 1:04 pm
Lottery Moves Forward on Sports Wagering & Casino Gaming
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 3:13 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher has been formally arraigned. Officials with the Pittsylvania Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court said by phone Thursday that Matthew Bernard was arraigned on...
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Virginia couple charged with homicide in baby overdose death. iStock / Getty Images Plus/ Marija Stepanovic)
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June 26, 2019 - 12:15 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Virginia couple has been charged in the death of a two-month-old baby from a suspected heroin and cocaine overdose. News outlets report a grand jury in Danville, Virginia, indicted 27-year-old Eugene Chandler Jr. and 26-year-old Shaleigh Brumfield on Tuesday on charges of...
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Bill to legalize casinos in Virginia advances, fate unclear. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
January 22, 2019 - 12:52 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Legislation to legalize casinos in Virginia is advancing in the General Assembly, but the odds of passage are still unknown. A pro-casino bill was approved with bipartisan support Monday by the General Laws and Technology Committee in the state Senate. The legislation would...
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Virginia State Police
October 12, 2018 - 11:54 am
Richmond, VA _ Virginia State Police report five deaths related to Tropical Storm Michael, and one person is still missing. Police report one confirmed drowning death in Charlotte County. Virginia State Police Aviation and Search and Recovery Team divers returned Friday morning to Mt. Harmony Road...
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(Virginia State Police)
June 05, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Danville, VA _ Seven-month-old Emma Grace Kennedy has been found safe, and her father, Carl Ray Kennedy, has been arrested. Danville Police, FBI, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Secret Service arrested Kennedy in Randleman, N.C. He is in custody in North Carolina. Emma Grace Kennedy...
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(Virginia State Police)
June 05, 2018 - 4:42 am
Danville, VA (wrva.com) --- State Police have an update to an Amber Alert, issued out of Danville late Sunday night/Monday morning. State Police say Carl Ray Kennedy may have been spotted Monday evening in Seven Springs, North Carolina, possibly headed to Oak Island, North Carolina. Officers also...
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(Virginia State Police)
June 04, 2018 - 3:27 am
Danville, VA -- The Virginia State Police have issued an Amber Alert after a mother was attacked by a registered sex offender, out on bond on a drug charge, and her seven month old daughter was kidnapped. The attack occurred at a gas station in Danville. Here are the details of the Alert: The...
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storm damage, tornado, wind damage
News Radio 1140 WRVA
April 19, 2018 - 10:12 am
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) A Danville official says a tornado earlier this week caused $2.4 million of damage to the city. The Register & Bee reports City Manager Ken Larking gave the estimate during a city council meeting. Larking says the damage includes $800,000 to public infrastructure and $1.6...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:10 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - A medical examiner says a Virginia man fatally shot by police died of gunshot wounds to the chest. Dr. Sara Ohanessian, a medical examiner in the Roanoke office, said Wednesday that Juan Jones of Danville was shot twice. The 25-year-old Jones was killed by police early Sunday...
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