Franklin County, VA – The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating what they say appears to be human remains.
Lynchburg, VA - Her family still mourning her death is now struggling to pay for her burial. Devastation coupled now with the looming question of what next. Jamisha Gilbert's mother Norma Gilbert-Eldridge is having to piece together how to give her daughter a proper burial, the burial she says she deserves.
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose stubborn defiance survived 27 years in prison and led to the dismantling of the country's racist and brutal apartheid system, has died.
Amherst Co., VA - An Amherst County judge sentenced Joshua Thurmer, 30, Thursday. He faced 14 counts of grand larceny.
Campbell Co., VA -Jeremy Alexander, 29, of Lynchburg is charged with robbery, attempted robbery, grand larceny, and two counts of wearing a mask in public. He was taken into custody Thursday.
Danville, VA - God's Storehouse in Danville received a check Thursday for about half of their food purchases for all of next year.
Blacksburg, VA - The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors is set to announce the university's 16th president at a news conference around 1 p.m.
Vinton, VA - Christopher Douthat was last seen October 25 after a friend dropped him off at a downtown Roanoke bar.
Dry Fork, VA - Lucas Wayne was your typical little boy who loved playing, laughing and being the focus of his mother's attention.
Richmond, VA - Police officers protect us every day. Thursday in Richmond, however, all the discussion was on how to protect them.
Roseland, VA - A neighbor found Samuel Gaines, 74, dead in his driveway Wednesday with an apparent wound to his head. His wallet was missing.
Lynchburg, VA - The autopsy on the body was completed Thursday morning.
Danville, VA - The statistics are shocking. Since the beginning of October, Danville Police say they've gotten 107 Breaking and Entering reports. Last year at the same time they had only 28.
Roanoke, VA - According to police, the burglaries happened in the 800 block of Bridge Street SW on November 22.
Lynchburg, VA - World War Two, for so many was the war for firsts; the first time many young men wielded a weapon, the first time they left home, or saw serious combat. All of that, certainly true for one Lynchburg hero, 87 year old Bill Collins. His World War Two was one, even 70 years later, he remembers as if it was yesterday.
Lynchburg, VA - As an army of yellow scoured the area along US 460 and the Concord Turnpike, Jamisha's mother already had a terrible feeling about what they'd find.
Roanoke, VA - Police say the man was seen leaving the area in a gold Chrysler minivan with a red scooter on the back.
Lynchburg, VA - We already have a couple of event cancellations for Sunday due to the impending ice in the forecast. This list may grow as we get more, so keep checking.
Roanoke, VA - Governor Bob McDonnell is throwing his support behind Octavia Johnson in the special election for the 11th District seat.
Lynchburg, VA - So many questions still remain surrounding missing 18 year old Jamisha Gilbert. About her maroon car found Friday, her mom says she wrecked; about that boyfriend she was last seen with; and the latest discovery of a woman's body.
Alleghany Co., VA - Deputies were called to Donovan Street where a neighbor found Joe Ray Rumfelt, 71, dead in his home.
Lynchburg, VA - The press conference will be held Saturday in Lynchburg's Miller Park at noon.
Buchanan, VA - A lock from the Kanawha-James River Canal System was recently discovered. The find dates back to what was once the beginning of America's shipping highway, before the age of the railroad.
Roanoke,VA - An 18 year old Roanoke man is dead after police said he was shot late Wednesday afternoon. Roanoke Police said Tratavious Davon Oliver McDuffie was found in the 1600 block of Queen Ann Drive
Roanoke, VA - An 18 year old Roanoke man is dead -- shot late Wednesday afternoon.
Amherst Co., VA - State Police say the driver lost control of the truck and caused it to overturn. No one was hurt.
Lynchburg, VA - The ingredients are on the table for significant icing in Greater Lynchburg and Southside Virginia.
Danville, VA - Police say a caller alerted them of three suspicious subjects around 10 a.m. in the 100 block of Third Ave. West.
Lynchburg, VA – The Hotline for the Jamisha Gilbert case has now been closed. Instead, police ask that you call the LPD Criminal Investigations Division at 434-455-6054.
Lynchburg, VA - When friends got news that searchers found a body in the area where Jamisha's car was abandoned, they became worried.
Lynchburg, VA - Lt. Colonel Henry Morris served in the United States Army for 20 years serving two tours through Vietnam.
Appomattox, VA - A judge sentenced Ubel Booker-Bey, 29, Tuesday for robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.
Forest, VA - A Forest man doesn't talk much about his time in Vietnam. He wasn't a prisoner of war or injured in combat. But he was proud to serve his country and leaving everything behind. Patriotism
Forest, VA - A Forest man doesn't talk much about his time in Vietnam. He wasn't a prisoner of war or injured in combat. But he was proud to serve his country and leaving everything behind.
Danville, VA - Sources tell ABC 13 they found food and an item resembling a firearm inside. Police say no hazardous materials were found but parts of the mall were evacuated as a precaution.
Lynchburg, VA - The big message is get your car, your home, and yourself ready for winter and don't wait until the first snow fall.
Lynchburg, VA - Organizers of Lynchburg's Christmas parade are crossing their fingers that the weather holds out this Sunday. The forecast isn't looking so good for them though.
Danville, VA - Hylton Hall was destroyed last year by a massive fire. Marshall Construction Company finalized its purchase of the building last week and started tearing it down Tuesday.
Nelson Co., VA - The Sheriff's Office can only confirm they found a man's body in front of his home in the county. They won't say where or who it might be.
A doctor at a Roanoke County urgent care facility has been reprimanded by the Virginia Board of Medicine for giving a Montvale teen too much of a powerful painkiller hours before the girl's death.
Lynchburg, VA - Palin was promoting her latest book, "Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas."
Bedford Co., VA - Governor McDonnell will be in Bedford County Wednesday night for a ceremony to honor long-time delegate Lacey Putney.
Rockbridge Co., VA - State Police say Kelsey Durkin, 21, of New Canaan, Connecticut was killed in the accident. Durkin was not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Lovingston, VA - Tuesday night on what her family calls "sacred ground," there were prayers and continued hope that Alexis Murphy will return home in time for Christmas. It was an emotional night that included a tree lighting ceremony in Alexis' honor at the Liberty Gas Station in Lovingston, where she was last seen.
Lynchburg, VA - Jamisha's mother, Norma Gilbert-Eldridge, said they had an argument last week and Wednesday was the last time she spoke to her daughter.
Lynchburg, VA - Lieutenant Dave Gearhart with Lynchburg Police says they plan to continue their search until they find something that could lead them to Gilbert.
Roanoke Co., VA - Just three years old, Origo attributes its success to local partners and key legislation pushed by then Governor Tim Kaine.
Bedford, VA - The National D-Day Memorial is being pressure cleaned to get ready for the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy invasion next June.
Lynchburg, VA - The pre-school unveiled a new sign celebrating the fact that it is now accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg police are investigating a two car accident that sent two people to the hospital Tuesday.
(Ivanhoe Newswire) – Scared of a huge power bill this winter? Well you don't have to compromise your cozy, warm home to keep your costs down.
Danville, VA - Danville City Council will be discussing expanding the proposed tourism zone in their meeting Tuesday night.
Danville, VA - The Battle of Normandy in 1944 involved three million troops. An 87-year-old Danville veteran was among them.
Martinsville, VA - The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a job fair for local data centers and manufacturing companies at the Dutch Inn from 9 a.m. until noon.
Rockbridge Co., VA - Students at Washington and Lee University are mourning the loss of a student who died in an early morning crash Tuesday.
Christiansburg, VA - Ronnie Joe Hawkins, 51, passed away on Sunday from injuries he got in the blaze.
Lynchburg, VA - The standoff between a man who barricaded himself inside a Boonsboro home and Lynchburg Police has ended peacefully.
Amherst Co., VA - McDonnell says the upgrades at the plant will include technology improvements that will reduce the amount of energy is takes to produce products.
Lynchburg, VA - If you pledged to help out and "Be a Santa to a Senior" this holiday season, it's time to get those gifts back under the tree.
Lynchburg, VA - Jamisha Gilbert, 18, was last seen late Thursday night after she dropped her boyfriend off at home.
Roanoke, VA - Officials in Roanoke are trying to keep the public up to date on tuberculosis concerns, following the discovery of an infected student last week.
Bedford Co., VA - A 15-year-old is in custody after Bedford County investigators say he shot an 11-year-old in the leg with a blow gun.
Nelson Co., VA - Friends and family will gather at the Liberty Gas Station in Lovingston, the last place Alexis was seen alive.
Roanoke, VA - A Roanoke man suspected of attacking his new wife and daughter-in-law faces new charges including murder.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - Thanks to sequestration, many tobacco growers across the country will be missing out on big bucks at the beginning of the year.
Lynchburg, VA - It has been a terrifying few days for a mother, wondering where her 18 year old daughter is. The search for Jamisha Gilbert wrapped up Monday along Concord Turnpike where Lynchburg police say her Honda Accord was found.
The man accused in the capital murder of 18 month old, VeraLee Craft, is expected to pleaded guilty to first degree murder in order to avoid the death penalty.
Lynchburg, VA- If you're looking for some festive holiday shopping this month, folks in downtown Lynchburg want you to come their way.
About $4,000 has been raised so far, to provide medical care and shelter to a horse in Bedford County, seen tied to a pole on Facebook last week.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - There's a public hearing tomorrow night in Pittsylvania County to discuss zoning for adult stores.
The Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy presented its report called Guns, Public Health, and Mental Illness at the University of Virginia Monday.
A woman searching for answers about her father's World War Two experiences finds more than 100 lost pictures from the Normandy campaign that will help fill in the blanks.
The investigation into a case of tuberculosis at William Fleming High School continues as 150 staff and students prepare to be tested.
Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Police are searching for a missing 18-year-old. Police took a missing persons report on Sunday evening for Jamisha Gilbert.
Danville, VA -- The Main Street Post Office in Danville is closed right now after failing an inspection.
Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County investigators have charged a juvenile with two counts of involuntary manslaughter after they say he wrecked a car that killed two people. That driver also faces one count
Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County investigators have charged a juvenile with two counts of involuntary manslaughter after they say he wrecked a car that killed two people.
Danville, VA - Black Friday was not the only day for big shopping this weekend. In fact, Small Business Saturday, which encourages shoppers to buy local, has really taken off.
Lynchburg, VA - Earlier this year, we learned the tragic news that a Lynchburg man had been shot multiple times while serving in Afghanistan back in May.
BOSTON (Ivanhoe Newswire) – It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year but when kids don't get the gifts they want it could go into meltdown mode.
Appomattox, VA - A Concord man is behind bars, accused of stealing a safe from an Appomattox County church and destroying several historical documents that were inside.
Lynchburg, VA - The Supreme Court has turned away Liberty University's attempt to overturn a key part of the Affordable Care Act.
Carroll Co., VA - State Police say a Hillsville man is dead after crashing his car this weekend in Carroll County.
Danville, VA - Danville Police say a man is in the hospital in critical condition, after he was shot in the head.
Bath Co., VA - According to State Police, both Trooper G.W. Johnson, Jr. and firefighter Richard Cauthorn III were released from the hospital Saturday night.
Martinsville, VA- The Red Cross is helping out after two fires displaced residents in our viewing area.
Danville, VA-- It's officially December and lots of people have started their holiday shopping. If you celebrate Christmas, and if you haven't done so already, it may be time to start thinking about buying a Christmas tree.
Lynchburg, VA- A public search was held in Nelson County Sunday for missing Nelson County teen Alexis Murphy. The search was organized by B.B. Shaver's SHOPO organization.
Lynchburg, VA- Some may have shopped all they could on Black Friday, but many still came out to support local business Saturday. It was part of Small Business Saturday, which was created by American Express in 2010. For many, shopping local is a great idea.
Patrick Co., VA-- A southside man who died 165 years ago, has not been forgotten. He was celebrated by many people in Patrick County on Saturday.
Danville, VA – Investigators are trying to find the cause of an early morning house fire in Danville Saturday.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Fire-EMS Spokesperson Tiffany Bradbury said the blaze quickly escalated to a two-alarm response.
Friday was opening day for many Christmas tree farms in the area. Dozens of families headed out to Dancing Hill Christmas Tree Farm in Bedford County.
A Bedford Co. horse expert has launched a fundraising effort to help a horse made famous on Facebook.
Christiansburg, VA- A Christiansburg man is recovering in the hospital after being pulled from a trailer fire Friday morning.
Roanoke, VA- A man struck by a car earlier this week passed away from his injuries Friday morning.
Lynchburg, Va- Lots of shoppers were hitting the stores to get those Black Friday deals. However, most of the large crowds were seen Thursday night.
Danville, VA-- Folks in Southside took advantage of Black Friday deals even at local stores.
Lynchburg, VA - All the turkey and trimmings weren't enough to put some people in a post-feast food coma. Instead, they used all that food as fuel, waiting in long lines, for hours. Brown Thursday, preceding Black Friday now, is the latest push to have people pack stores for crazy holiday sales.
Lynchburg, VA - Hundreds got a Thanksgiving meal at West Lynchburg Baptist Church. It held its second annual community Thanksgiving lunch. Last year, the church fed more than two-hundred people and this year, they hope to feed even more.
Lynchburg, Va- Three-thousand people came out to run the streets of downtown Lynchburg in the 25th annual Turkey Trot. All proceeds went to benefit Presbyterian Homes and Family Services and the Family Alliance.
Dining out is becoming a very popular option for people who want the Thanksgiving feast without all the work.
Franklin Co., VA - A sad story this Thanksgiving, as a murder-suicide in Franklin County leaves two kids without their parents.
Lynchburg, VA - It was a staple of the holiday season here in Lynchburg for decades.
Lynchburg, VA - In this season of Thanksgiving, one Madison Heights man is thankful for his cancer diagnosis.
(Ivanhoe Newswire) – It may lack the excitement and fury of Black Friday, but Cyber Monday can have the same huge savings. Here are a few tips.
Danville, VA - It was all hands on deck at the Danville Salvation Army as dozens of volunteers prepared to serve Thanksgiving meals for the masses.
While you might be putting up your Christmas tree this weekend, more than two dozen trees are already decorated at the Bedford Welcome Center for the annual Festival of Trees.
There is a new option in Bedford for all the things you might need to host a holiday gathering. Town Kitchen Provisions is now open inside the historic Wharton Cottage on North Bridge Street.
Danville, VA - Police are looking for two teenagers who tried to hold up a man. The man told officers he was in the 100 block of West James Street at around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday night when two people in
Lynchburg, VA - Police are looking for the person who shot a 20 year old man.
Bedford Co., VA - According to State Police Spokesperson Bob Carpentieri, the accident happened on Otter Hill Road around 12:15 p.m.
Danville, VA-- It's almost here, the biggest shopping day of the year. Everyone sees Black Friday as a great chance to get some good deals. However, unfortunately some criminals also take advantage of you on that day too.
Danville, VA-- A lot of retailers and malls in the area are getting ready for holiday shoppers tomorrow night and on Black Friday.
Danville, VA-- Educators are getting a help hand this holiday season all thanks to the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville
Lynchburg, VA- If you haven't already stocked up on your turkey and trimmings, sorry to say, it's a little too late. Turkeys flew this Thanksgiving, right off the shelves of grocery stores.
Roanoke, VA - According to VDOT, the accident is in the northbound lanes of I-581 and has closed two lanes.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - Pittsylvania County Supervisors are narrowing their search for a new county administrator.
Bedford Co., VA - Sarah Metcalf teaches at Goodview Elementary. Her husband Darren is recovering from a rare brain illness. The couple just learned their daughter Genevieve, 3, has Cancer.
Bedford, VA - Tablets and smart phones are helping Bedford firefighters answer the call. The Bedford Fire Department is now using a digital messaging system called Active 911.
Lynchburg, VA - AAA says Wednesday is the busiest single day of travel for Thanksgiving, with 37% of people hitting the roads.
Bedford Co., VA - Students at Liberty High School in Bedford County have collected nearly 1,400 cans of food for the needy.
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Danville, VA - Checkered Pig has become well-known for award winning barbecue, but their most popular deal right now may be a 12 pound turkey with all the trimmings.
Concord, VA - Boxes were packed up at Gleaning for the World to send a little holiday cheer to the Philippines.
Appomattox Co., VA - So many people in our area need a little bit of help this Christmas season and the Appomattox County Sheriff's Office is stepping in to help.
Danville, VA - More and more people are depending on local organizations to provide free food this Thanksgiving.
Roanoke, VA - A Roanoke synagogue brings in a specialist to repair a century old torah in time for Hanukkah.
Bedford Co., VA - The horse's owner says he's tied up, not to be cruel, but because he doesn't have any other options.
Roanoke, VA - On Monday, students and staff and William Fleming will be getting letters saying whether they need skin testing.
Roanoke, VA - Police say the snake was in Rebekah Lynn Bowers' coat pocket and wasn't displayed in a threatening manner.
Bath Co., VA - Close friends of Gus tell ABC News they saw signs of mental illness ever since his father lost the Virginia governor's race in a landslide and then divorced Gus's mom.
Richmond, VA - The race is the closest in modern Virginia political history and the recount is likely to be the state's most extensive.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg Police were on the scene redirecting traffic while crews cleaned up the area.
Lynchburg, VA - Volunteers needed for weekend search for Alexis Murphy.
Bedford Co., VA - Bedford County supervisors are considering whether to help fund a statue to honor 19 young men who lost their lives storming the beaches of Normandy.
Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County Police have arrested a man they say shot two people.
Bedford Co., VA - State police say a Bedford County deputy was involved in an accident when his cruiser hydroplaned Tuesday night.
Lynchburg, VA - Wicked weather has made for a wild time for folks traveling for Thanksgiving this week. Up and down the east coast, airports are seeing multiple delays and cancellations. That was certainly the case Tuesday at Lynchburg Regional Airport.
Danville, VA -- River Oak Church of God gave out 250 boxes of food to people in need, and now 1,000 people in Danville will have a Thanksgiving meal on their table this year.
Lynchburg, VA – Airport visibility was a problem Tuesday in Lynchburg and Roanoke, causing a lot of flight delays and cancellations in the Thanksgiving travel rush.
They served our nation with honor, now the time has come for our nation to honor them. But veterans and families are waiting months for final honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
Lynchburg, VA - Interfaith Outreach in Lynchburg says they are flooded with people coming in for heating and rent assistance. Richmond, VA - As expected, Republican Mark Obenshain says he is seeking a recount in the closely contested Attorney General race.
Madison Heights, VA - Fire investigators say a faulty cruise control switch may be to blame for a fire that destroyed a Madison Heights garage.
South Boston, VA - Locally owned businesses in our area depend on hometown support during the holiday shopping season.
Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke Valley has been dealing with the rain -- not ice -- all day. And that kept most school districts on time and in class going into the Thanksgiving holiday. Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg soldier injured while serving his first tour in Afghanistan is back in town for a special benefit in his honor.
(Ivanhoe Newswire) – Last year, Americans spent 4.3 trillion dollars on retail purchases alone—and this is the season most of us overspend!
Sharing a photo on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook seems harmless, right? Well it says a lot more about you than you think.
Lynchburg, VA - There's a new car seat recommendation you'll want to know about before you head off to grandma's house for the holiday.
Halifax Co., VA - Route 501 in Halifax County was reopened by noon Tuesday.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg City Council has voted to establish a new Convention and Visitors Bureau. Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg Police want to find whoever stole T-shirts from a convenience store. Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg police are releasing more details related to the body found in a burned out car in Lynchburg this weekend. Bedford Co., VA - Bedford County honors a native son who has represented the area in the General Assembly for more than a half century.
Rockbridge Co., VA - Traffic is slow moving on I-81 in Rockbridge County Tuesday afternoon after a tractor trailer caught fire.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke school officials have another meeting planned for next Monday to discuss a tuberculosis case.
Lynchburg, VA - Tuesday is packet pick-up and registration for the 25th annual Turkey Trot in Lynchburg.
Campbell Co., VA - Heading home for the holidays could be made more difficult Tuesday with the potential for winter weather in the forecast. In Lynchburg, preparations are underway at the airport, for folks flying this Thanksgiving.
Lynchburg, VA- Since the temperatures outside have dropped, have you noticed anything different with your vehicle? It may be time to winterize your car.
Lynchburg, VA- A storm system could bring freezing rain and sleet early Tuesday, and it could make for a messy and dangerous morning commute.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - State Police say a 25-year-old woman and her 8-year-old son are okay after their vehicle flipped Monday morning.
A law enforcement officer can be taken off the road for hours following the issuance of an Emergency Custody Order.
Roanoke, VA - A major magazine is making a major prediction about the future of Roanoke.