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Martinsville Mixes Job Searching With Baseball Video included

Martinsville, VA-- Job seekers on the Southside got lucky on Wednesday. The Martinsville and Henry County Chamber of Commerce held a big job fair with 500 positions available. This wasn't a typical job fair. 

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7 Year Old With Rare Disease Throws Out First Pitch At Hillcats Game Video included

Lynchburg, VA - A 7 year old boy from Gretna threw out the first pitch at Wednes

CASA Inducts 16 New Lynchburg Volunteers Video included

Lynchburg, VA - They've put in hours and hours of work for the last six weeks and Wednesday night at a place they'll be spending plenty of time, 16 new CASA volunteers were sworn in.

Experts Give New Tips To Help Avoid Backpack Injuries Video included

 Kids will be loading up those backpacks and headed out the door in just a few weeks. Those packs, however, are injuring thousands of kids every year. 

BREAKING: Judge Upholds Two Life Terms for Randy Taylor Video included

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BREAKING: A judge has upheld the two life terms the jury recommended.

Police: Charges Pending For Parents Who Left Three Kids In Hot Car Video included

Danville, VA -- Danville police say charges are pending for parents that left their three kids in a hot car.

Search Warrants Reveal New Information in Fatal Campbell County Stabbing

Campbell Co., VA- Search warrants are revealing new information in the fatal stabbing of 46-year-old Valerie Harris in Campbell County last week.

South Boston Man Facing Multiple Child Porn and Molestation Charges

Halifax Co., VA - Police say a South Boston man is facing a slew of child molestation charges.

Four Puppies Found In Pittsylvania County Dumpster

Danville, VA-- The Danville Area Humane Society wants justice for four newborn puppies that were found in a Pittsylvania County dumpster on Tuesday.

Lynchburg Air Among Most Polluted: Report

Lynchburg, VA - The Sierra Club has compiled a list of the top 15 zip codes in Virginia with the highest levels of toxic air emissions and Lynchburg made the list.

Toddler Struck by Car in Amherst County

Amherst Co., VA -  A two year old child is recovering after being hit by a car.

Bedford Newspaper Reporter Talks Prior Interview With Woman Presumed Dead

Bedford Co., VA – The woman believed by neighbors to be one of the people found dead outside an Evington farmhouse Saturday gave a newspaper reporter a tour of that farm last year.

New Pet Adoption Websites Cause Problems for Local Humane Society Video included

 Campbell Co., VA- There are more and more places to find animals to adopt these days. The home shopping website, Overstock.com has even gotten into the pet adoption business. 

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  • Area Pro Baseball Scores for Wednesday, July 23

    Area Pro Baseball Scores for Wednesday, July 23

                                                                              
    Area Pro Baseball Scores for Wednesday, July 23  Carolina League: Salem 12, Lynchburg 3 - Salem has outscored the Hillcats 22-3 the last two nights  Appalachian League: Burlington at Danville, Suspended - Teams will play two games in Burlington Thursday, 7/24  Pulaski 3, Bristol 2 
  • Former NFL All-Pro Ruben Brown Holds Camp

    Former NFL All-Pro Ruben Brown Holds Camp

                                             
    Lynchburg - This week's Hill City Youth Skills and Drills Camp each night at E.C. Glass has attacted big numbers. The camp, which wraps up Thursday night, is co-hosted by former NFL All-Pro guard and E.C. Glass alumnus Ruben Brown. Ruben says he's excited to help young players and give back to his hometown.                                    
  • Salem Rips Hillcats 12-3

    Salem Rips Hillcats 12-3

                                                                    
    Lynchburg - Salem broke up a 2-1 game at Lynchburg, scoring seven runs in the fourth inning en route to a 12-3 romp over the Hillcats.The Red Sox scored 12 unanswered runs between the second and sixth innings, banging out 15 hits on the night. Kevin Heller's two-run homer in the second gave Salem a lead it would never relinquish,                 
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  • Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

    Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:31:22 GMT
    Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad...
    Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad daylight -...
  • Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

    Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:13:54 GMT
    A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.
    A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.
  • Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

    Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-07-24 07:41:42 GMT
    A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.
    A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.
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