Thomas "T.J." Robertson is scheduled to be sentenced next Thursday for his role in the riots at the U.S. Capitol.
The database launched in the middle of June and features about 50 cold cases statewide. One Virginia State Police special agent in Salem got his first tip through the system on Friday.
Town police have charged Nicholas A. Davis with driving while under the influence in connection with a three-vehicle collision July 19 that killed two Franklin County residents.
Two Roanoke women have been charged with petty larceny following an early Monday morning report of a possible breaking and entering in Hardy, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Charges in Martinsville come after sentencing in Halifax.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 44-year-old woman and charged her with robbery of a business, according to a news release from Sgt. Megan Patterson. Shirley Kina-Darath Sigmon was taken into custody at 8:15 p.m. on Nov. 25 and is being held without bond.
A Martinsville man claims he accidentally shot a Rocky Mount man in his home Saturday night.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has made three additional arrests in connection with a double shooting in mid-July in the Henry community of Franklin County, according to a news release from Sgt. Megan Patterson.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office announced just after 12:30 a.m. Thursday deputies had arrested a third man in connection with Tuesday’s shootings in Henry that left one man dead and another wounded.
The Franklin County Marine corporal accused of shooting and killing his mother’s longtime boyfriend was indicted Monday on seven criminal counts related to that attack.
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The school board votes to rename John B. Cary Elementary, Ginter Park Elementary and Binford Middle.
The project, which launched Wednesday, is led by Roanoke's Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Team and supported by the Berglund Center.
Gregory Wade Kendrick, 58, was sentenced Monday to 38 years with 20 years suspended for crimes related to the murder of Denny Smith, 59, of Rocky Mount, in March 2020.
Octavius Z. Cooke, 25, of Rocky Mount was killed in an early morning shooting Sunday on 10 Street NW, city police said.
Documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia offer no details about what the proposed deal might entail.
Officials who oversee a struggling state higher-education center in Martinsville met Friday to plan the agency's future, and lamented the lack of assistance they said they receive from a non-profit group whose mission is to help them.
The board of New College Institute, a struggling higher-education center in Martinsville, will meet Friday for a retreat in what is the board's first gathering since late June.
Morgan Griffith held the 9th District seat for the GOP, fending off a challenge from Democrat Taysha DeVaughan.