Amherst Co., VA - Authorities have closed down Route 151 in Amherst County due to a tractor trailer accident.
Crozet, VA - Police say a 10 year old girl has been shot and killed by a juvenile male.
Lynchburg, VA - Technology plan presented to Lynchburg School Board.
Lynchburg, VA - Bob Kerns has recently resigned as principal of Linkhorne Middle School to take on a new role as Assistant Principal at Sandusky Middle School.
Roanoke, VA- Police are investigating a motorcycle accident.
Danville, VA- Averett University's Taylor Hayden wins VSI Scholarship.
Washington, DC - E.C. Glass High School senior Patricia Byars of Lynchburg won the Sixth Congressional District's 2013 Congressional Art Competition.
Roanoke, VA - A Roanoke City teacher was selected Tuesday to receive a Virginia Lottery Super Teacher award.
Lynchburg, VA - It's a terrifying scenario; a tornado tearing through town, you and your family directly in its path of destruction. We looked at the ways to prepare and most importantly, how do you survive?
Lynchburg, VA - Tuesday night was awards night in Lynchburg. The Voice of the Arts and Humanities awards took place at the Academy of Fine Arts.
Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg pastor is making his way across the country for a great cause.
Most of us are used to hearing about Habitat For Humanity's efforts building homes for the less fortunate.
Storm chasers from Virginia Tech were in Oklahoma Monday as that deadly tornado smashed into an Oklahoma City suburb.
Lynchburg, VA - You can help the survivors through the Heart of Virginia Tornado Lifeline.
Danville, VA - Tuesday, Virginia participated in a statewide emergency preparedness drill. In Halifax County, multiple agencies came together to make sure they are prepared if an extreme natural disaster hits.
Danville, VA -- A Danville 8th grader is getting a chance to compete at the Scripps National Spelling Bee next week.
Campbell Co., VA - A local family is from Campbell County has relatives about one mile from where tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma. They waited. "It's like being in a dungeon. Not knowing what's going
Campbell Co., VA - A local family is from Campbell County has relatives about one mile from where tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma.
Lynchburg, VA - On a trip to the Cayman Islands, Jessica Forbes and Joseph House dove under the water a couple and resurfaced engaged.
Lynchburg, VA - Police are searching for the person who stole offerings from a Lynchburg church's safe. The Monsignor of St. Thomas More Catholic Church urged the thief to return the money in front of
Lynchburg, VA - Police are searching for the person who stole offerings from a Lynchburg church's safe.
Lynchburg, VA - The goal is to get Governor McDonnell to issue an executive order allowing those who paid their debt to society to vote in elections.
Lynchburg, VA - A federal search warrant is revealing new details about an alleged loan scam at Lynrocten Federal Credit Union.
Danville, VA -- God's Pit Crew has been hard at work collecting supplies. They're packing up and plan to head out first thing Wednesday morning. They say from the reports they've gotten, this sounds
Danville, VA -- God's Pit Crew has been hard at work collecting supplies. They're packing up and plan to head out first thing Wednesday morning.
Concord, VA - Gleaning For The World founder Rev. Ron Davidson says his organization is lending a helping hand to the Oklahoma tornado victims.
Amherst, VA - An Amherst mother and her boyfriend have been arrested, accused of seriously injuring a nine-month old child.
Red Cross will be taking donations for those affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma.
The company, Keith Lee Dances is performing at the Academy of Fine Arts on May 31st and June 1st.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg Police are still looking for the suspect in a burglary that netted $2.
Danville, VA - Danville Police say a man escaped his court appearance Tuesday morning by running into the Dan River.
Roanoke, VA - Court records show a recent DNA test has linked a man to evidence left at the scene of a 2005 shooting death in Roanoke.
Campbell Co., VA - A Forest man got a special welcome home Monday night after being on the road for nearly two years.
Roanoke, VA - After nearly two years of renovations Roanoke's "Center in the Square" is once again open for business, but you may not recognize it!
Roanoke Co., VA - Once again the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign is underway.
Charlotte Courthouse, VA- Students at Randolph Henry High School made a special dedication to history Monday Morning.
The GOP ticket continued its tour of Virginia Monday, stopping in Roanoke. Around a hundred people came out to welcome the trio.
Lynchburg, VA - The seat in District Three is open; it has been for some time.
Lynchburg, VA - The Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra is determined to keep the music playing, but it hasn't been easy.
Roanoke, VA - Slow moving thunderstorms moved across many locations in the Heart of Virginia Monday afternoon, including the Roanoke Valley, where rain caused flooding along roadways and areas of poor-drainage.
After nearly two years of renovations Roanoke's "Center in the Square" is once again open for business... but you may not recognize it!
Bedford County, VA - Bedford County hopes to pump more water from Smith Mountain Lake, for homes and businesses in Forest.
Danville, VA - The number one antibiotic used to treat Lyme Disease is in short supply across the country, and now prices for Doxycycline used for people and animals have skyrocketed.
Farmville, VA - It's the $99 million dollar question: who bought the mega millions ticket in Farmville?
They are a fact of life along the East and Gulf Coasts: hurricanes.
Lynchburg, VA - Doctors say a Lynchburg man, injured while serving in Afghanistan, may never walk again.
Nelson County, VA - A major music festival is drawing big names to Nelson County this fall, including Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Zac Brown, and the Black Crowes. Producers haven't announced all the bands.
Mommy Monday: Researchers look at your son's chances of becoming obese later in life if he has ADHD.
Danville, VA -- Community colleges are increasing tuition across the state next year. But some people who are heading to campus in the fall say that extra money will really add up.
Roanoke, VA - The Blue Ridge Marathon was very profitable for the Roanoke area.
Danville, VA - The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization recently issued a report saying eating bugs is not only good for our health but it also helps the environment.
Lynchburg, VA - A bad break for the Lynchburg Symphony as it loses two key members.
Blacksburg, VA – A Blacksburg man is being held in the Montgomery County jail after police say he stabbed a person early Sunday Morning.
Roanoke, VA - One person was taken to the hospital after their Roanoke apartment caught on fire.
Lynchburg, VA - Delegate Kathy Byron faces her first challenger to represent the 22nd district in 10 years. Katie Cyphert threw her hat into the ring on Monday.
Richmond, VA - The Virginia GOP has made its nominations for the 2013 Republican ticket.
Damascus, VA- Dozens of people were hurt after a car drove into the crowd at a parade near the Virginia-Tennessee border Saturday.
Danville, VA - Several children in Danville had a chance to learn about safety and had some fun at the same time Saturday.
Danville, VA – Saturday, 28 cities across the county including Danville took part in a walk to raise awareness for Angelman Syndrome.
Lynchburg, VA - More than 100 students received undergraduate degrees and 11 received their masters.
The chances of winning the Powerball is 1 in 175 million, but that didn't stop some Lynchburg locals from buying their tickets in hopes of scoring big.
Roanoke, VA - An early morning house fire in Roanoke left several people without a home Saturday.
Franklin Co., VA – Over 500 people armed with kayaks, canoes, and homemade floats raced and floated down Franklin County's two main rivers in races both Friday and Saturday.
Botetourt Co., VA - The sheriff's office responded to Carter Bank and Trust shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Blue Ridge Boulevard.
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A Mega Millions ticket sold in Farmville has matched all six numbers in the latest drawing and will split the estimated $190 million jackpot with the holder of another winning ticket.
Lynchburg, VA - The rain held out for most of the commencement ceremony at Lynchburg College Saturday morning.
Lynchburg, VA -Officials say some chemicals were burning, and it took them a few minutes to put the fire out.
Lynchburg, VA - Community colleges have not been spared from wide spread tuition hikes. The Virginia state board for community colleges has voted to increase tuition and other mandatory fees by 4.4%.
Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg tradition kicked off its 21st year Friday. Friday Cheers drew in hundreds of spectators to the city's Riverfront Park.
Martinsville, VA - Martinsville Police need your help to find three suspects related to an assault.
Halifax Co., VA - Job seekers on the Southside now have the chance to gain new skills in advanced manufacturing.
Blacksburg, VA – Virginia Tech President Charles Steger delivered the commencement address to more than 5,000 graduates Friday at Lane Stadium.
Bedford, VA -The Bedford City Police Department and Bedford County Parks and Rec teamed up for 'Ride With the Chief Day.'
Richmond, VA – Governor Bob McDonnell announced a campaign Friday to help children without families find a home.
Lynchburg, VA - A big celebration next week as Lynchburg celebrates 10 years of the Citizens Academy.
Lynchburg, VA - Liberty University's Chancellor is standing behind a North Carolina high school student who was expelled last month for bringing two guns to school.
Danville, VA -- Some resilient birds have found a home in a very strange and dangerous place. But now, they're getting some help.
Danville, VA - Dr. Edward Newsome Jr. is the new Danville Public Schools Superintendent.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - Officials in Pittsylvania County are looking for three people they say stole lottery tickets from a store in Brosville on May 4. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate fell in April for the second consecutive month.
Richmond, VA - Right now in Richmond, Governor McDonnell is announcing a campaign to help children without families find a home.
Lynchburg, VA - The whole point of doing this - doing a Bike to Work Day in the first place - is to encourage people to use alternative modes of transportation, from bikes to the bus.
Bedford, VA - State Police are investigating a serious crash that happened just outside of Bedford Thursday.
Roanoke Co., VA – Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged a commercial building in Roanoke County Friday morning.
Blacksburg, VA - Lane Stadium in Blacksburg is packed Friday for Virginia Tech's class of 2013 commencement ceremony.
Lynchburg, VA - For years Sergeant Bozeman has wondered what happened to a man who he only knew for a few moments, a man whose life he saved during the Vietnam War.
Lynchburg, VA - The North Carolina High School student who last month was expelled for bringing two guns to school and then offered a full scholarship to Liberty University has now apologized.
Danville, VA - Pittyslvania County Public Schools held their 14th Annual Graduate of Merit Program Awards Banquet Thursday night.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg City officials are talking about the students-only housing being built in the Cornerstone community in Lynchburg.
Danville, VA-- Pittyslvania County Public Schools held their 14th Annual Graduate of Merit Program Awards Banquet on Thursday night.
Danville, VA-- Danville's biggest festival, the 39th Annual Festival in the Park kicked off Thursday evening.
Danville, VA - God's Pit Crew is going to help Texas tornado victims.
Martinsville, VA-- Some areas in Uptown Martinsville are getting a makeover.
Halifax Co., VA - Halifax County Sheriff's investigators say they arrested two people wanted in connection to a murder in South Carolina last Saturday.
Lynchburg, VA – Police from all over Central Virginia come together for a traffic safety checkpoint.
Campbell Co., VA - A former Campbell County teacher who admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student was sentenced Thursday afternoon.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - A Henry County man has pleaded guilty to felony hit-and-run in a fatal accident last year.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - A Pittsylvania County School bus driver has been charged with driving under the influence while driving a school bus.
Lexington, VA - Governor Bob McDonnell is in Lexington Thursday addressing the class of 2013 at VMI.
Lynchburg, VA - Some Pre-K students in Lynchburg got a lesson on community Thursday. St. John's Day School held its 4th annual "Good Neighbor" event.
Lynchburg, VA - Thanks to Governor McDonnell's transportation bill, Lynchburg is getting $13.7 million for four big construction projects. Campbell Co., VA It was a somber ceremony Thursday morning when Campbell County deputies remembered one of their own.
The party with the purpose is back in Lynchburg. Come out to the first Friday Cheers event at Riverfront Park May 17. Gates are open 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and there will be live music all night. Bring your
Danville, VA -- As of Thursday afternoon, the Powerball jackpot is up to $550 million. And the Mega Millions is at $190 million.
Lynchburg, VA - Charges are moving forward against the Liberty Flames running back who was suspended last month for a "violation of team policy."
Lynchburg, VA - Construction crew tells ABC 13 the incident happened around lunch time at the intersection of Clay and 6th Streets in Lynchburg's downtown.
Martinsville, VA - Some folks in Martinsville say they will not rest until they see Councilwoman Sharon Brooks Hodge removed from city council.
Campbell Co., VA - A former Campbell County teacher who was convicted of having a sexual relationship with a student will appear in court Thursday afternoon to learn her sentence.
Lexington, VA - Both sides of the Confederate Flag debate in Lexington will be back in court Thursday.
Campbell Co., VA - Over the years, a total of 486 officers have lost their lives in the line of duty in Virginia, including 53 in our viewing area.
Lynchburg, VA - Ride Of Silence brings awareness to bicycle safety.
Lexington, VA- A crowd gathered Wednesday night at Washington and Lee University in Lexington after word got out that several students were going to fly off a building. And the students did fly, over and over again.
Lynchburg, VA - Residents of the Cornerstone community in Lynchburg are demanding that construction stop for what they say are dormitories.
Danville, VA-- Some folks on the southside spent the day getting people to swap their soda, for a bottle of water.
Danville, VA-- If you live in Danville, you may have noticed that Ballou Park is undergoing major transformation. Crews are getting it ready for the 39th Annual Festival in the Park.
Lynchburg, VA - Local business leaders, politicians, and educators, all voiced their concerns on the economic needs of the Lynchburg region Wednesday Night..
Arrington, VA - This weekend, you can take a trip back in time. The Historical Society of Nelson County is hosting its 22nd annual Nelson County Historic Homes and Properties Tour.
Henry Co., VA- An 18-year-old Bassett man has been charged with vandalizing a post office and a pool. Roanoke, VA - Some parents of Patrick Henry High School students are really upset because they say their kids were suspended for drinking on a school sanctioned trip.
Richmond, VA - Mat Staver will be in Richmond Thursday to argue Liberty Counsel's Obamacare case.
Lynchburg, VA - The cicadas are being resurrected everywhere from Charlotte County to Campbell County.
Scottsburg, VA - A Scottsburg man almost lost his life over the weekend after an unfortunate mistake.
Danville, VA- You have the chance to decide what the next five years may look like for the Danville Parks and Recreation Department.
Amherst, VA - Statewide, the Tea Party Federation is accusing the IRS of violating the 1st, 4th and 14th Amendments to our Constitution.
Bedford, VA – Visitors to The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford are being greeted by a four-legged volunteer.
Lynchburg, VA - Dave Owen, the director of Lynchburg Public Works, has gotten a Meritorious Service Award for his leadership. The award recognizes leaders for their impact on public works programs and
Lynchburg, VA - Employees at a Lynchburg restaurant have been put to the test on a national television show. Bedford, VA - The help wanted sign was up in Bedford as the Chamber of Commerce held a big job fair Wednesday.
Lynchburg, VA - "Training Champions for Christ," that's how Liberty University brands itself as the world's largest Christian University. A 27-year-old alum opened up and shared his experience of attending Jerry Falwell's University as a gay student.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has recused his office from representing Gov. Bob McDonnell in matters related to theft charges against the Executive Mansion's former chef and hired a team of five private lawyers.
Danville, VA -- If you see the hazmat team, police, and EMTs in downtown Danville, don't be alarmed.
Roanoke Co., VA – There were some tense moments for fire crews in Roanoke County Wednesday morning.
Martinsville, VA -- Martinsville City Council decided Tuesday night to display the controversial quilt.
Richmond, VA - A newly released poll says Governor McDonnell's job approval rating has slipped to its lowest point in two years.
Lynchburg, VA - Tuesday night, Lynchburg City School officials made their pitch to City Council for funding for a brand new Heritage High School.
Bedford Co., VA- Bedford County has a new teacher of the year. The school system announced the honor Tuesday night at the Boonsboro Country Club.
Lynchburg, VA- Lots of discussion Tuesday after the National Transportation Safety Board put out a recommendation to lower the drunk driving limit from 0.08 to 0.05.
Alleghany Co., VA - Ashley Kimberlin Rodriguez, 24, was reported missing Monday Morning. Her body was found about 12 hours later at the cemetery where her husband worked.
Lynchburg, VA - Bloop is moving two of its frozen yogurt locations in Lynchburg.
Lynchburg, VA - Police say video shows a crime in progress from inside the King House Chinese Restaurant on Memorial Avenue on April 18.
Martinsville, VA – There's a growing movement outside a Martinsville City Council meeting over a patch on a quilt created by the Piedmont Governor's School.
Rocky Mount, VA - The chairman of the Franklin County school board abruptly quit after a controversial vote at the school board meeting Monday Night.
Keysville, VA - The Drive In played its first film on May 14th, 1952. Since then, it has been bringing families together over movies under the stars.
Lynchburg, VA - A shocking revelation Tuesday from actress Angelina Jolie. Jolie announced that she has undergone a double mastectomy, in the hopes of preventing cancer.
Lynchburg, VA - For the first time, Region 2000 Tuesday unveiled its plans for a new civic center to Lynchburg City Council.
Blacksburg, VA - Steger has led the public university through its darkest hour, the on campus massacre, and its billion dollar funding campaign.
Salem, VA - Eighteen more people have been laid off from a Roanoke Valley company.
Lynchburg, VA - Phone companies are joining forces with parents to get the word out about the dangers of texting and driving.
Lynchburg, VA - For the first time, Lynchburg City Council is getting a look at the final plans for a new Heritage High School.
Danville, VA - The Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards dinner at Danville's Institute for Advanced Learning and Research Monday night.
Danville, VA - One Danville organization is trying to swap your sugary drink for water.
Lynchburg, VA - Tom Cole won school board approval at Monday Night's meeting in Campbell County.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg Police are looking for whoever is responsible for shooting into a home on Grace Street.
Blacksburg, VA – Virginia Tech President Charles Steger has announced that he is stepping down.
Alleghany Co., VA - The Alleghany County Sheriff's Office is looking for the husband of a woman whose body was found in a shallow grave.
Lynchburg, VA - It's a huge donation for a local ministry. Tuesday morning, we were there as Grand Home Furnishings dropped off a truckload of mattresses to Hyland Heights Baptist Church.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg Police and other community leaders gathered Tuesday morning to honor fallen officers.
Lynchburg, VA - A portion of Memorial Avenue in Lynchburg was blocked for about half an hour this morning when an SUV rolled onto its side.
Richmond, VA - Governor Bob McDonnell signed his landmark transportation bill into law Monday. The plan promises $3 billion in Virginia infrastructure investments.
Blacksburg, VA - The League of American Bicyclists has designated Tech as a bicycle friendly university.
Roanoke, VA - Historians and preservationists both hope will save the property from a potential wrecking ball.
Lynchburg, VA - Business leaders in the Lynchburg region will gather this week to help put a local stamp on the statewide initiative "Blueprint Virginia."
Lynchburg, VA - The James River Batteau Festival is likely down one boat this year because of last week's flooding.
Amherst Co., VA - Dr. Steven Nichols will take over the school system when Dr. Brian Ratliffe retires on July 1.
Roanoke, VA - Two people were injured, including a Roanoke firefighter, after a house caught on fire on the city's northwest side Monday.
Halifax Co, VA - There are major efforts underway to save three historic schools on the Southside.
Lexington, VA - ABC 13 spoke with a woman who heard the crash. Her home is just yards away from the crash site along the Route 11 bypass in Lexington.
Lynchburg, VA - The abandoned home hit by an SUV in Lynchburg is actually a landmark.
Lynchburg, VA - While some farmers are taking precautions against a frosty forecast, some aren't too worried.
Danville, VA - Doctor Bruce Scism will take over starting August 1.
Danville, VA - A sport that's generally been for the rich is being offered to children of all means on the Southside. A Danville man is hoping to create a polo team.
Lynchburg, VA - Business is booming on Timberlake Road in Lynchburg. Several places are expanding into larger locations, or opening second stores in nearby areas.
Amherst County, VA - Amherst County fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire that destroyed a business two days ago.
Lynchburg, VA - We are putting to bed rumors about your baby and their sleep in this week's Mommy Monday.
Roanoke, VA - Two people were hurt Thursday morning when a driver slammed his SUV into a house in Roanoke.
Roanoke Co., VA – Police say a driver suffered minor injuries after they crashed a car into two Roanoke County homes Friday morning. Roanoke Co., VA - For the second day in a row, a driver has left a road and crashed into a house. The driver of an SUV did major damage to two homes Friday morning.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police say they've arrested a woman in connection with a homicide last week.
Nelson Co., VA - A Waynesboro man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash in Nelson County.
Halifax Co., VA - Brown's family in Halifax County has been encouraged by Amanda Berry's story. Her sister says they've never lost hope of getting to see her one day.