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Deadly Shooting Prompts Community Meeting in Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA - Tuesday night's deadly shooting in Lynchburg is prompting a big meeting on Thursday.

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Friends Mourn Loss of Lynchburg Man Killed in Shooting Video included

Lynchburg, VA -Just a block away from Dunbar Middle School a deadly shooting claimed the life of this Lynchburg man. 

5th Anniversary of Childs and Metzler Murders Video included

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Lynchburg, VA - Five years after the brutal murders of their children two Lynchburg area families are still looking for closure, as a task force continues to look for the killer.  The bodies of Heidi Childs, 18, and David Metzler, 19, were discovered five years ago Wednesday in the parking lot of Caldwell Fields in Montgomery County. 

Police: Two Timberlake Area Stores Robbed Overnight

Campbell Co., VA - Police tell us overnight robberies at stores in Campbell County and Lynchburg are related.

The Old Amherst County Jail Renovations Complete

Amherst, Co, VA- The old Amherst County Jail has gotten a complete renovation. Construction started last October and just finished a month ahead of schedule.The building had been empty for three years since the county jail consolidated to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority. Knowing the Sheriff's Office needed more space, the Amherst County Board of Supervisors decided to renovate, and two and a half million dollars later, the Sheriff's Office has a new home.The main challenge in turning a...

BREAKING: Military Jet Crashes in Augusta County

Augusta Co., VA (AP) - A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in Virginia.

Thomasville Building in Appomattox Has New Owner

 Appomattox, VA- Three years after closing down the Thomasville building in Appomattox has a new owner, according to Hilco Global, the company that handled the bankruptcy auction.

UPDATE: Person of Interest Sought in Deadly Lynchburg Shooting

Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Police have released new information in Tuesday's shooting on 11th and Polk Street.

Local Gun Expert Weighs In On Arizona Accidental Shooting Death Video included

Campbell Co. VA- Maynard Lawhorne has been instructing people how to shoot firearms for some thirty years. He has a military background and he raised his own children with hunting rifles and various other types of firearms. He manages the Lynchburg Arms and Indoor Shooting Range in Campbell County.

UPDATE: Monroe Man to Spend More Than Five Years Behind Bars for Burning Child

Amherst Co., VA – A Monroe man who intentionally burned a toddler will spend more than five years behind bars.

Update: Three Hurt After Car Crashes Into Lynchburg Fast Food Restaurant Video included

Lynchburg, VA – Three people were hurt after a car crashed into a Lynchburg Hardee's Tuesday morning.

VDOT Reduces Speed Limits in Pittsylvania Co. as Fatal Accident Toll Rises to Ten Video included

Pittsylvania Co., VA -The head-on collision that killed an Averett University student last weekend is the tenth fatal accident in Pittsylvania County this year.

Man Sentenced to Five Years for Attempted Robbery of Bedford Co. Home Video included

Bedford Co., VA – A man Bedford County deputies say was part of a breaking and entering gang that hit several homes has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Third Amtrak Route To D.C. And New York Coming To Lynchburg Video included

Lynchburg, VA- A third daily passenger train from Lynchburg to Washington and New York is coming soon.The Virginia Department of Transportation announced the plans to add a new train route to Lynchburg.City Manager Kimbell Payne says this new route could help local residents have greater connectivity with the North East, and he says that's a good thing.He also says the new route would give an opportunity for flexibility for those with different schedule needs.The train would depart from the K...

Second Man Dies after SML Boat Crash

Lynchburg, VA - A second man has died following a boat crash on Smith Mountain Lake July 31.  James McCulloch died Sunday at Virginia Baptist Hospital, according to Conservation Police. 

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