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17-year-old Nathalie girl killed in three car crash

CAMPBELL Co. , Va. (WSET) - A 17-year-old Nathalie girl died in a three-car crash Saturday night. State Police say Carleigh Singleton was driving west on Route 40 around midnight when she lost control coming into a curve. She hit the center line and hit a Jeep Grand Cherokee going east, then hit another car. Police say Singleton died at the scene. She was wearing a seat belt. The drivers of the… → Read More

Man taken into custody after barricading self in house for hours

10:15 p. m. UPDATE. State Police say the suspect was taken out of the house safely. ------ 8:00 p. m. UPDATE. State Police say the suspect is still barricaded in the apartment. They say they have reopened communication with him. -------- 4:55 p. m. UPDATE. State Police say they are still negotiating a peaceful surrender with the male suspect barricaded inside the apartment. They say no one was… → Read More

Lynchburg issues boil water advisory after water main break

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - The Lynchburg Department of Water Resources has issued a boil water advisory after a water main break on Odd Fellows Road.They issued the advisory Sunday morning.It is for 3300 Carroll Avenue (Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church) and → Read More

Amherst Co. Sheriff's Office looking for missing 17-year-old girl

AMHERST Co., VA (WSET) - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office wants your help finding a missing 17-year-old.They say Chiann Leigh Meng, 17, left her home early Thursday morning.The Sheriff's Office believes she went to meet someone she met online.If you kno → Read More

House fire displaces Bedford Co. resident, two dogs missing

BEDFORD CO., Va. (WSET) - Two dogs are missing and one person was displaced after a weekend fire in Bedford County.The Bedford County Fire Marshal says firefighters responded to a home in the 1400 block of Gravel Hill Road Sunday around 3 a.m.They say the → Read More

Danville home damaged in fire

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - Danville fire officials battled a blaze on Ferry Road Friday morning.Crews were called out to the home in the 600 block around 11:00 a.m.They found light smoke coming out of the windows on the front of the house.They were able to get → Read More

Large police presence outside home in Pittsylvania Co.

PITTSYLVANIA CO., Va (WSET) - There is a large police presence on Kadesh Court in Blairs Wednesday night.ABC 13 has a crew on the scene, where they have a part of the street roped off.The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office says they will release more inf → Read More

Danville fire department responds to fire in outbuilding

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - Danville fire crews were busy Tuesday night fighting a fire at an outbuilding.The fire broke out on 1225 Paxton Street around 11:20 p.m. Crews found an outbuilding at that address heavily involved.The fire was under control within 20 → Read More

Christiansburg man charged with unlawful creation of image

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WSET) - A Christiansburg man is in jail without bond, charged with unlawful creation of an image of another. 18.2-386.1. Unlawful creation of image of another; penalty(null)John David Mills, 34, was arrested Saturday.Blacksburg Police say → Read More

Danville police investigating after two women found dead in home

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - Danville Police are searching for a woman after two people were found dead in a home Sunday afternoon.Police say they responded to the 300 block of Wrenn Drive around 12:30 p.m. and found two women dead.They were identified as Kelly → Read More

Man shot at Lynchburg motel

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - An 18-year-old is in the hospital after police say he was shot at the Super 8 Motel in Lynchburg Sunday.Lynchburg Police say they received a call just after midnight to the motel on Candlers Mountain Road.When they arrived, they fou → Read More

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - A 70-year-old Danville man is dead after police say he was hit by a car.Police say Robert Burrell was walking across South Main Street around 8 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a car going south.He was taken to Danville Regional Medica → Read More

Roanoke Police investigating 10-month-old's death

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) - Police in Roanoke are investigating after an infant was found unresponsive last week.According to search warrants, fire and EMS responded to 35th Street NW on November 10th.EMS started CPR on the 10-month-old, but declared the baby de → Read More

South Boston Police investigating 19-year-old's death

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WSET) -- The South Boston Police Department is investigating a 19-year-old's death.Police say officers responded to the Westside Trailer Park on Bane Street Thursday around 4:30 pm.When they got there they found DreQuan Hubbard sitting i → Read More

Walmart bringing grocery pickup service to Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) - Walmart is bringing a new pickup service to our area.Walmart is launching its online grocery pickup service at two Roanoke-area stores on October 25.The service features 30,000 items.Click here for a link to order.Once you get to the → Read More

Police: Lynchburg shooting suspects should be considered armed and dangerous

UPDATE 10:46 a.m. Police confirmed that the shooting happened on Clay Street in downtown Lynchburg.Police are still looking for two suspects. The perimeter has been cleared. As of right now there are no victims, and no reports of injuries.Police say these → Read More

What you need to know if you're going to the Battle at Bristol

BRISTOL, Va. (WSET) - Here's what you need to know if you are making the trip to Bristol on September 10.The parking lots will be opening at 7 a.m. - plenty of time to tailgate.The fan zones are opening at 8 a.m.You can get into the stadium four hours befo → Read More

Missing 10-year-old found safe

HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WSET) - The search is over for a 10-year-old girl who went missing Friday afternoon.The Henry County Sheriff's Office confirmed the girl was found safe around 4:40 p.m. at the base of a dam just outside of Martinsville city limits.Deputi → Read More

Bristol Motor Speedway Preparing for Battle at Bristol

BRISTOL, Va. (WSET) - With less than two months to go before the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol, the speedway is getting ready.ABC 13 was at the track Monday checking out their progress.You can see the markings for where the football field is going to go → Read More

Hundreds without power in Lynchburg after vehicle hits power pole

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - About 900 Appalachian Power customers are without power Friday night.Appalachian Power spokesperson Teresa Hall says a vehicle hit a power pole around 4:30 p.m., breaking the pole and knocking power out.Hall says replacing it will t → Read More