Emily Lynn Aponte
Bedford, VA - A grand jury has indicted a Bedford woman for an April crash that killed her 6-year-old son. Emily Aponte, 30, is charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter and second offense driving under the influence with a child in the car.
Danville, VA -- Your story could go down in the history books. StoryCorps is coming to Danville's River District festival in October to hear, record, and share stories of people who call the Dan River Region home.
Lynchburg, VA - According to VDOT, motorists who use Route 29 in Nelson County from Wednesday evening, September 3 through midday Monday, September 8 should stay alert to changes in traffic pattern, plan for possible congestion and give consideration to using an alternate route.
Appomattox, VA - The man accused of killing his estranged wife at an Appomattox gas station earlier this year will go on trial in January.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
Roanoke, VA – Roanoke police are investigating after a two-year-old girl died after being found unresponsive in the back seat of a van.
Lynchburg, VA -Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and while some travelers were wrapping up their weekend, others were taking advantage of their day off.
History buffs get a treat this week as a vintage B-17 "Flying Fortress" will be on display Friday.
Amherst Co., VA -- The historic Phelps Road School building has been saved from demolition.
Amherst Co., VA - Sweet Briar College's interim president says a student has confessed anonymously to putting racist labels on the doors and water coolers of a residence hall.
Danville,VA-- One Danville family has been forced to find another place to live after an SUV crashed into their home.
For 44 years, the Labor Day celebrations in the small town have served as the unofficial start to election season.
Lynchburg, VA- The historic Genworth Virginia Ten Miler will celebrate its 41st anniversary on September 26 and 27th. More than 4,000 runners are expected in the Hill City, some from around the globe, organizers say
Lynchburg, VA – Liberty University has announced its lineup of speakers for this fall's convocation.
The Lynchburg Humane Society is celebrating the completion of it's"The Summer of One Thousand Lives" campaign on Sunday.
Gretna, VA-- For 17 years a group of volunteers on the Southside has worked to help feed those in need. Over time they've seen the demand grow, and say now thankfully they're able to to expand.
Henry Co., VA- State Police say a Bassett man was killed in an accident in Henry County Saturday night after he tried speeding away from deputies attempting to pull him over.
Roanoke Co., VA- Roanoke County Police say a teen is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a fiery car accident Saturday.
Christiansburg, VA- One man was killed and another seriously injured in a forklift accident in Christiansburg Saturday.
Danville, VA-- It was one of the largest textile firms in the South, the Dan River Mills.
Roanoke Co., VA- Roanoke County Police say a man has been charged with drunk driving after crashing his vehicle into a home early Saturday morning.
Campbell County, VA -One Rustburg family is taking their fight with pediatric cancer personally and waging war against it.
Danville, VA - Danville Schools Superintendent says "a good amount" of students were absent from G-W High School on Friday after rumors there would be a purge.