DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) -- A man accused of killing a Virginia State Police trooper is facing more charges. Lynchburg, VA - Liberty University's law school wants a judge to force its insurance company to pay for its defense in a lawsuit stemming from a same-sex-marriage custody battle.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg firefighters were called to 5th Street around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday where an Allied Cab caught on fire.
Lynchburg, VA - Police say it's a love triangle turned violent, and it played out on the middle of a street Tuesday in Lynchburg.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg officials are saying the land swap between the city and Centra was landmark; it's the first ever in Hill City history.
Lynchburg, VA - Don't be surprised if actors show up unexpectedly to your workplace this week.
Lynchburg, VA - There are parts of healthcare reform people do fear, especially one small business owner we met Tuesday.
Forest, VA – Liberty University has told state regulators it will not fix the dam at Ivy Lake, which could mean the state will order the draining of the lake. Neighbors in Botetourt County are facing the same issue with their lake.
Lynchburg, VA – Rainfall amounts between one and five inches over the past several days helped lead to flash flooding over parts of the ABC 13 Viewing Area Tuesday.
Lynchburg, VA - A new retail center will bring another traffic light to one of Lynchburg's most congested roads.
Altavista, VA – There is new information into a decision made by Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney Donald Caldwell regarding the death of 83-year-old Delma Towler.
Bedford, VA - There will be fireworks after all in Bedford, just not on July 4.
Lynchburg, VA - ABC 13 News is partnering with the Red Cross for our Summer Blood Drive.
Richmond, VA - Rather than paying roughly 17 cents per gallon for gas, the price will begin to drop to 11 cents a gallon starting July 1.
Charlottesville, VA - Virginia's Court of Appeals has expanded the issues that can be brought up by former UVa lacrosse player George Huguely.
Bedford, VA - An 82-year-old man is charged in an accident that sent a motorcycle driver to the hospital last week.
Appomattox, VA - Town council recently voted 5-1 to increase the meals tax from 5% to 8% due to budget concerns.
Nelson Co., VA - A warning for high school students in Nelson County: the sheriff's office says it's cracking down on bomb threats next school year.
Lynchburg, VA – A former Centra employee is serving time for sexually assaulting a psychiatric patient at Virginia Baptist Hospital. Ronald Lee Cash pleaded guilty last month.
Altavista, VA - Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney Don Caldwell revealed his findings, but Towler's family says they may not be accurate.
Campbell Co., VA - The Campbell County law enforcement community is mourning the loss of a longtime officer. Phyllis Smith passed away on Friday.
Lynchburg, VA - ABC 13 and the local chapter of the American Red Cross are teaming up Tuesday for our annual summer blood drive.
Amherst Co., VA- Amherst County investigators now say they do not suspect foul play in the death of a man, found dead this weekend.
Bedford Co., VA - Jamey Singleton faced a reckless driving charge, but it was amended to a charge for failing to keep on the right side of the road. The Commonwealth's Attorney says that charge more accurately reflects what happened.
Altavista, VA - No charges will be filed in the shooting death of an 83-year-old Altavista woman.
Lynchburg, VA - Starting May 1 2014, you will have to leave those packs of cigarettes at home when visiting the retirement community Westminster Canterbury Lynchburg.
Lynchburg, VA - If your children aren't picking up a book every day, they could end up a victim of the summer slide next school year.
Lynchburg, VA - Only about 500 customers remain without power as of Monday morning, four days after storms knocked out power to 175,000 homes and businesses in Virginia.
Lynchburg, VA - The southbound lanes of route 29 in Lynchburg have reopened after a car crashed into a light pole.
Amherst Co., VA- A fire destroyed a home in Amherst County Sunday night.
Forest, VA - The outage situation may be getting under control, but that doesn't mean all the work is over. In fact, some clean-up crews were out on Father's Day, a day they usually take to spend with their families.
Lynchburg, VA - Despite high water and fast moving rapids, the batteau's pulled up anchor and set sail down the James River Saturday morning.
Lynchburg, VA - Appalachian Power says most customers in Lynchburg, Roanoke, and surrounding counties should have power back by Monday night.
Lynchburg, VA – A total of 39 customers on Grove and Wadsworth Streets were left in the dark after the storm, and crews were there all day Saturday cutting down a toppled tree and replacing a broken utility pole.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg's annual Juneteenth celebration was held Sunday at the Hunton-Randolph Community Center.
Lynchburg, VA – It was a perfect day for the first ever Riverside Runners' "Paws-A-Tively" Best Dog Walk Saturday.
Lynchburg, VA - National Weather Service forecasters say the storms that hit the area Thursday were part of a developing derecho, but nothing like the intensity of the infamous June 29 derecho last year.
About 28,144 Appalachian Power customers remain without power in Virginia after a powerful storm pummeled the state.
Bedford Co., VA- Workers at a Forest business got to leave work a little early Friday afternoon after someone found a suspicious backpack.
Lynchburg, VA - Appalachian crews were out working hard Friday to make sure those outage numbers come down.
We asked, and you answered. We wanted to see your storm and damage pictures and you sent us hundreds!
Two side roads were hit pretty bad in Amherst County: Winesap Road and Rising Sun Circle in Monroe, where most of the neighborhood was without power and dealing with a lot to clean up.
Spout Spring, VA - Despite the widespread damage, residents were in good spirits Friday, thankful for cooler temperatures, the cleanup and that it wasn't any worse.
The Buzz: "Mama Won't Fly" on stage, the launch of the James River Batteau Festival, the Big Fish Challenge, and Joe Diffie in concert at Phase 2.
Nelson Co., VA - Organizers were in Nelson County Thursday planning for the Interlocken Festival, which is less than three months away.
Bedford Co., VA - Investigators in Bedford County have arrested a man they say robbed the Quik-E Food Mart in Forest earlier this week.
Bedford Co., VA- The cleanup from Thursday's storms is well underway for some. The storm may have only lasted minutes, but the rebuilding process for some could take months.
For our Friday, a refreshing cell of high pressure begins to move in from the northwest, dropping the humidity, creating a light north breeze, and lowering the temperatures
Washington D.C. - Bedford County Commonwealth's Attorney Randy Krantz testified before Congress Thursday on immigration reform.
Lynchburg, VA - A handful of power outages have plagued downtown Lynchburg the last few weeks. For most, the culprit has been an animal.
Bedford County, VA - Two people are dead after a crash in Bedford County Wednesday night.
ABC 13 has been getting several reports of downed trees caused by strong winds Thursday afternoon. Lynchburg, VA - More than a 1,000 power customers in Lynchburg spent another morning in the dark all because of an animal-related problem.
Lynchburg, VA -Furniture maker Thomas Johnson is moving his business in downtown Lynchburg to Mayflower Drive.
Amherst Co., VA - Officials say three people were injured on the serious crash in Amherst County involving two 4-wheelers Wednesday.
Lynchburg, VA- Do you think washing your hands really kills germs? Odds are it doesn't, because you most likely aren't doing it right. That's according to a recent study in the Journal of Environmental Health.
Lynchburg, VA - The clock is ticking for Lynchburg city officials. A contract with the chamber of commerce for tourism funding is up at the end of the year.
Bedford, VA - Costumers can dine-in or carry out, and they'll deliver to any address that's within six miles or nine minutes from the North Bridge Street location.
Bedford, VA - Bedford officials say late Wednesday afternoon an accident between a motorcycle and a truck sends the motorcycle driver to the hospital.
Bedford, VA - Starting July 1, Bedford residents will pay a town tax of 30 cents, and county tax of 50 cents for a total of 80 cents per $100.
Bedford, VA - Residents in Bedford have been reviewing emergency preparedness plans as the city prepares to revert to town status.
Bedford Co., VA - Police officials rendered the item safe after hours investigating the suspicious item.
Lynchburg, VA - Saturday morning at 9 a.m. is the first ever Paws-a-tively Best Dog Walk Ever.
Amherst, VA - New details in the case of the former Amherst County treasurer, charged with embezzling public funds and money-laundering.
Lynchburg, VA – Rumors about our area being hit by another derecho have been swirling all around network T.V. and online for days, but the ABC 13 Weather Team says we are not going to see a repeat of last June.
John Patterson -- "We really focus on the kids' mind body and spirit," said Smith.
Amherst Co., VA - State Police say they arrested the former Amherst County treasurer Wednesday afternoon on embezzlement and money-laundering charges.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg City Council heard plans Tuesday night to completely revamp the look of Campbell Avenue. It's part of the city's comprehensive plan.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg City Council signed off Tuesday night, on Centra taking over the city's existing health department building.
Campbell Co., VA - Their story warmed your hearts; that of Gerald and Sandra Hughes, the elderly Campbell County couple that had their basement wall collapse after last week's rain storm.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- State Sen. Mark Herring has won the Democratic nomination for Virginia attorney general over political newcomer Justin Fairfax.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- State Sen. Ralph Northam is the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, defeating the former White House technology chief Aneesh Chopra in Virginia's statewide primary.
Huddleston, VA - The event Saturday evening benefits the Safe Surfin' Foundation, which teaches kids about internet safety.
Lynchburg, VA - The lawsuit between the City of Lynchburg and River Ridge Mall could end with a $139 thousand settlement.
Charlottesville, VA - A three-judge panel is trying to decide whether or not to broaden the appeal of former UVA lacrosse player George Huguely.
Bedford Co., VA - There are new rules dictating where and how many houses can be built in rural Bedford County.
Lynchburg, VA - The Blue Ridge Jail Authority says despite an inmate's apparent suicide last week, you'd be surprised how many are actually prevented.
Forest, VA - It wasn't your typical break-in at a Forest restaurant Monday night.
Lynchburg, VA - The Lynchburg City Manager is updating City Council Tuesday Night on an important and disappointing ranking for the Hill City.
Lynchburg, VA - A new study reveals that tourism pumps $20.5 million into Central Virginia's economy.
Moore, OK - Folks in Oklahoma are still cleaning up after several tornados tore through the state just a few weeks ago. They are also getting added help through a new app.
Forest, VA - The Bedford County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who robbed the Quik-E Food Store in Forest Monday night.
Moneta, VA - A severe thunderstorm sent a large tree across Route 122 Monday evening around 5:45, crushing a vehicle underneath and delaying all traffic for nearly two hours.
Lynchburg, VA - There were a lot of delayed flights throughout the east coast because of all that wet weather on Monday.
Campbell Co., VA - For the first time ever, Campbell County took home the title of 2013 Outstanding EMS Agency.
Lynchburg, VA - A beloved church deacon, who drowned while on vacation in North Carolina last week, was laid to rest in Lynchburg Monday.
Lynchburg, VA - The James River is already high from all the rain we've had recently, and the organizers of the annual batteau festival are monitoring the levels every day leading up to this weekend's launch.
Lynchburg, VA- Whatever your talent is, they want to help you hone it. It's called EPIC 434.
Lynchburg, VA - Severe weather is starting to set up to our east as the evening progresses.
Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg City Schools kicked off its summer camp for athletes Monday.
Richmond, VA - Democrats will vote for their nominees for Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General, and several House seats are on ballots in both the Democratic and Republican primaries.
Campbell Co., VA - The man accused of murdering his grandparents in their Campbell County home was in court Monday afternoon.
Lynchburg, VA - A little girl fighting cancer raises thousands to help other kids just like her.
Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg church is mourning the loss of one of their own.
Lynchburg, VA - A fundraiser was held Sunday in Lynchburg for a four-year-old girl battling Crohn's Disease and Pneumonia.
Lynchburg, VA - You can expect to see more road construction in the Hill City starting Monday on Wards Road and James Street.
Campbell Co.,VA- State Police have released the name of the victim from Friday's fatal car crash in Campbell County.
Concord, VA - Concord's DeVault Family Vineyards teamed up with our Heart of Virginia Lifeline and our own Len Stevens to host the F-5 Relief Concert Saturday.
Afton, VA (AP) - State police spokeswoman Deborah Cox says the shooting occurred early Saturday after Albemarle police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in Afton.
Lynchburg, VA - One year after The Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC) found itself heading to City Council asking for a half a million dollar lifeline to pay a line of credit, the bus system is now reporting a more than $700 thousand surplus.
Lynchburg, VA - The ride raised money for Sickle Cell patients. This was the Jubilee Center's 10th year of the ride.
Lynchburg, VA - The rain that drenched our area is over, the clouds have parted, but not everyone is in the clear. For some, even a little storm can mean a basement full of water.
Nelson Co., VA – A jury has found a Nelson County man guilty of several sex charges.
Forest, VA - People living around Ivy Lake in Forest just got a letter from the state they were unhappy to receive. It concerns the dam at Ivy Lake.
Campbell Co., VA - An Campbell County elderly couple is homeless after their basement collapsed Thursday night.
Lynchburg, VA - You've seen them standing at Monument Terrace in Lynchburg every week, and Friday the group of patriots celebrated the 600th consecutive week downtown.
Lynchburg, VA - Power has been restored to roughly 2,300 customers in downtown Lynchburg.
A FLOOD WATCH remains in effect Friday as Andrea moves through the eastern part of our state.
All of the power has been restored in our area. Appalachian Power isn't reporting any customers without power.
Lynchburg, VA - The 600 block of Main Street will be closed from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Bedford, VA- Bedford Fire Department officials say a grease fire caused damage to a duplex in Bedford City Thursday night.
Campbell Co., VA-Officials with the Lyn-Dan Heights Volunteer Fire Department in Campbell County say Thursday's rain was to blame for a basement wall of a house to collapse.
Lynchburg, VA - All this rain is putting a real damper on events happening across our area this weekend. People have to change their plans right along with the changing forecast. The rain can wash out
Lynchburg, VA - All this rain is putting a real damper on events happening across our area this weekend. People have to change their plans right along with the changing forecast.
Bedford Co., VA - Delaware North Companies took over operation of the lodge.
Bedford, VA - Sixty-nine years ago Thursday, American soldiers helped send history in a different direction.
Lynchburg, VA - During the power outage in Lynchburg, one woman got stuck on an elevator for almost an hour.
Lynchburg, VA - Crew members of the Batteau Debbie brought their vessel down to the James River Thursday to do some testing as they prepare for the voyage to Richmond.
Edie Gilger has fought a rare form of cancer since she was six months old, and her story has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on CBS News.
Lynchburg, VA - Members of the Holy Cross Catholic Church are mourning the sudden death of the church's beloved deacon.
Lynchburg, VA – Friday Cheers on June 7 has been postponed due to the forecast for heavy rain on Friday.
Lynchburg, VA - During Thursday morning's heavy downpours in Lynchburg, something else fell from the sky on Carrington Road.
Lynchburg, VA – Officials at Genworth Financial says 39 positions will be cut in Lynchburg.
Lynchburg, VA- Home Instead Senior Care in Lynchburg and Roanoke is shining a spotlight on a topic that often goes unnoticed--the health of caregivers.
Brookneal, VA - 75 year old Marshall Crews won $1 million on a $20 scratch off he bought at the Brookneal ABC store.
Lynchburg, VA - The officers were carrying a torch as a part of the Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run, a fundraiser for the Virginia Special Olympics.
Campbell Co., VA - Tuesday night the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to grant Public Safety permission to hire three more full-time EMS staff starting July 1.
Keysville, VA - Every day in Keysville, a 1960's sitcom plays in a Main Street window, and Kim Henry walks.
Lynchburg, VA - By the year 2030, the City of Lynchburg is expecting the population to increase by nearly 7,000.
Lynchburg, VA – The condition of a Lynchburg soldier shot multiple times and wounded in Afghanistan is improving.
Rustburg, VA - The former director of convocation at Liberty University is in trouble with the law, yet again.
Franklin Co., VA - A Franklin County man already indicted on 50 counts of possessing child pornography has now been indicted on a firearms charge after he accidentally shot himself. Brookneal, VA - A Brookneal man's decision to buy a second lottery ticket really paid off.
Madison Heights, VA - Fire investigators say there's so much damage, we may never know what caused Sunday's fire that destroyed a Madison Heights home on Kings Road.
Bedford County, VA - Bedford County hopes to pump more water from Smith Mountain Lake, for homes and businesses in Forest.
Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg is hosting the first ever International DJ Festival downtown Saturday night.
Buzzing weekend of June 1: Uncle Billy's Day Festival in Altavista, Old as Dirt: Lynchburg Community Market 230th Anniversary Celebration, wine tasting at Patrick Henry's Red Hill, and the International DJ Festival in Lynchburg.
Lynchburg, VA - Ride Of Silence brings awareness to bicycle safety.
Lynchburg, VA - Dispatchers tell us 1,070 residents have been without power in the Hill City.
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 - 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.
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.