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Lynchburg's Camp Kum-Ba-Yah launches new program for families

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Camp Kum-Ba-Yah in Lynchburg is starting a new program for families. They're launching a year-round program geared at connecting multi-generational family members with each other and with nature.The camp is offering a range of membe → Read More

Amber Alert issued for endangered 16-year-old girl 'taken' by 18-year-old male

UPDATE: Virginia State Police have now issued an Amber Alert for Deidra A. Davis. -------------------------------------------ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) - Roanoke Police are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl they believe is in danger.Police say Deidra A. Davi → Read More

Police: At least one killed in Washington Co. crash on I-81

WASHINGTON Co., Va. (WSET) - State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Washington County.They say the two-vehicle crash happened just before 6:15 p.m. on I-81 South at mile marker 26.A tractor-trailer stopped for slow traffic, and a Toyota Tacoma beh → Read More

Garage fire displaces two, destroys cars in Roanoke Co.

ROANOKE Co., Va. (WSET) - Roanoke County fire officials are investigating a house fire that happened Saturday afternoon.Crews went to the 3500 block of Penn Forest Blvd. in the Cave Springs area just after 3 p.m.They say fire was showing from the garage of → Read More

Police respond to incident on Birchwood Drive in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - There's a heavy police presence at the intersection of Birchwood Drive and Hillside Court in Lynchburg.Our ABC 13 crew on the scene saw multiple people taken into custody.This is a developing story, stay with ABC 13 for updates. → Read More

Amherst Co. keeping students at school until severe weather passes

AMHERST Co., Va. (WSET) - Amherst County Public Schools are holding students at school Thursday, May 10.The school system wrote on their website that buses are being held at all schools because of severe weather in the area.They say children will be arrivi → Read More

Get Outdoors! Visit 5 state parks, earn 1-year free pass

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) - Do you love Virginia State Parks? You could win a free one-year Virginia State Parks Passport!How?Participate in the annual Get Outdoors! Challenge.According to the State Parks website, if you visit five (5) different state parks bet → Read More

Crews respond to house fire in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) - Crews are at the scene of a house fire in Roanoke.Dispatch says the fire is in the 1800 block of Eastgate Avenue.This is a developing story, stay with ABC 13 for updates. → Read More

Men charged with stealing from tornado victims in Elon

ELON, Va. (WSET) - Amherst County Deputies arrested two men they say were stealing from victims of last Sunday's tornado.Deputies responded to Nottoway Drive Saturday and arrested Stephen Wells, 23, and Joshua Woodward, 34.Officials say both men are from R → Read More

Police: Man with gunshot wound to head found dead in Roanoke Co. woods

ROANOKE Co., Va. (WSET) - Roanoke County Police say they found a man's body Wednesday.Officers were called to the 3000 block of Bandy Road around 5:30 p.m.Officials say a man with a gunshot wound to the head was found dead in the woods.Police say there is → Read More

Family of five temporarily displaced after house fire in Ringgold

RINGGOLD, Va. (WSET) - A family of five is currently displaced after a fire Thursday afternoon.Ringgold fire crews were called around 4:30 p.m. Thursday to 4085 Ringgold Church Road.The caller said their mulch had caught fire and they wanted to make sure i → Read More

Police: Man hit State Trooper's cruiser intentionally during police chase

ALLEGHANY Co., Va. (WSET) - State Police say two people from Covington are facing charges after a police chase in Alleghany County on Wednesday.State Police were conducting checking detail on Route 600 at the intersection of Route 661 when a car stopped in → Read More

Lynchburg City Council candidates participating in forum Wednesday

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - The League of Women Voters Lynchburg hosted a forum for Lynchburg City Council candidates Wednesday night.The forum started at 7 p.m. in City Council Chamber on Church Street.All Lynchburg City Council candidates were invited to pa → Read More

Hunt Easter Eggs in the Heart of Virginia

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Easter is Sunday, April 1, and what better way to get in the Easter spirit than by attending an egg hunt?Below is a growing list list of egg hunts in our area:LYNCHBURG:Lynchburg's 5,000 Easter Egg Hunt, Dunbar Middle School, 1 p.m. → Read More

Four displaced after fire at Walden Pond apartments in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Four people have been displaced after a fire at a Walden Pond apartments in Lynchburg.Fire officials say the call came in just after 6 p.m. Thursday from the 100 block of Weeping Willow Drive. Officials say the fire started in a fir → Read More

Police: 18-year-old taken for mental evaluation after standoff

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WSET) - The Blacksburg Police Department says schools were on a brief lockdown Thursday.Police say they went to Briarwood Drive for a call of an emotionally disturbed person, identified as 18-year-old Garren Bliss, who made suicidal statem → Read More

Officials: Victim hospitalized after car overturns in Danville

UPDATE 7:13 p.m. S. Main Street is open to traffic again.----DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - Danville Fire officials say a person has been taken to the hospital after a crash.The department tweeted they were at the scene of the crash at the intersection of S. Main → Read More

Concord woman's remains found in Albemarle Co.

ALBEMARLE Co., Va. (WSET) - Police say they found the remains of a missing Concord woman Saturday.Albemarle County Police say Amanda Carlson's remains were found in the 500 block of Old Lynchburg Road.Police say there are no signs of foul play.Officials sa → Read More

Man charged with hitting 72-year-old in Lynchburg arrested

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Lynchburg Police say a man wanted in connection to a hit and run has been arrested. They say officers and U.S. Marshals arrested Stanford Hailey without incident just after 3 p.m. on Friday. Hailey is charged with felony hit and run → Read More

LU to build new 125,000-square-foot arena next to the Vines Center

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Liberty University is building a new 125,000-square-foot arena.The new arena will provide additional space for sporting events, concerts, and other events that don't require venue as big as the Vines Center. The Liberty Arena will → Read More