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WDBJ7 Web Staff | March 26, 2012
Two women were hurt Monday when a van drove through a medical building in Danville. The injured women were inside McKinley Chriopractic when the van drove through. One of the victims, a 51-year-old, had to be flown to Duke University Medical Center for her injuries. She is in serious condition. The second woman was an employee at McKinley Chiropractic. No one inside the van was hurt. The driver of the van, 77-year-old Verna Mae Lomax, has been charged with reckless driving.  She is a patient at McKinley Chiropractic.
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Kimberly McBroom and WDBJ 7 Anchor/Reporter | July 3, 2012
Michael Wyatt was arrested Tuesday following a vehicle chase in Danville. Wyatt is a suspect in an armed robbery at the Pak Supermarket and Grill in Danville. Danville investigators got information that he was staying at a local motel. When officers tried to pull him over, he didn't stop. At one point, police say Wyatt drove his car the wrong way of the exit ramp on Memorial Drive. At one point he hit a Pittsylvania County Sheriff's deputy's vehicle. Police say Wyatt then jumped out of his moving vehicle.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | July 6, 2012
Danville Orthopedic Clinic announced Friday that it will move into the former Dan River Inc. building, bringing at least 40 jobs to the tobacco district in Danville. A $14.5 million investment will be made into the project. Other training facilities and medical practices inside the building will be operated by the Danville Regional Medical Center. Additionally, the building will house other street-level businesses, and an adjoining building next to the river will be a restaurant.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | February 27, 2012
The Danville Police Department is looking for a man they believe stabbed two women on Sunday night. Around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, two women were found with stab wounds at a home on the 600 block of Cabell Street. Both women said they get into an argument with the male suspect before they were assaulted. One of the victims had stab wounds on her back, and she was treated at the scene. The second victim suffered multiple lacerations to her head and face. She had to be taken to the hospital Here's the release from Danville police: At approximately 8:30 PM yesterday evening, Danville Police responded to the 600 block of Cabell Street in reference to a dispute.
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Web staff | March 5, 2012
Four children are at the hospital after a school bus accident in Danville. It happened around 2:30 Monday afternoon when police say the bus pulled out in front of a car on North Main Street turning onto Colonial Place. The children suffered minor injuries. The driver of the bus is charged with failure to yield right of way. Here's the release from Danville police: A vehicle crash involving a Danville City School Bus sent four children to the hospital this afternoon.
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WDBJ Web Staff | June 24, 2012
Danville Police are looking for a woman who robbed a man at knifepoint Sunday afternoon. It happened along the 100 block of Old Greensboro Road. Officers say a woman and man robbed another man and then stabbed him in the back.  The victim is expected to be okay, but the suspects ran off into the woods. Anyone with information is asked to call Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000. Here's the press release from authorities: Danville Police responded to a call of a robbery in the 100 block of Old Greensboro Road this afternoon.
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Web staff | October 18, 2011
One person is dead after getting trapped under a farm tractor in Pittsylvania County.  The sheriff's office tells News 7 that the accident happened around 1:30 p.m. across from the Pittsylvania County Compactor site in an abandoned mobile home park.  Deputies found 39-year-old William Edgar Burden, from Danville,  trapped under the tractor..  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  ------------------------------------ ...
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | June 25, 2012
A grand jury indicted 27-year-old Larry Davis on murder charges Monday following a shooting Saturday in Danville. Davis has been indicted on charges of first-degree murder, malicious wounding, two counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and discharging a weapon within 1,000 feet of school property. Davis has been charged for the shooting death of Adrian Rashad Wimbush on Saturday at Highlander Pub and Lodge. A 39-year-old woman was also shot, but was not injured badly.
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August 3, 2011
Two women have been charged in a neglect case that led to the death of a one-year-old in Danville. Police found a three-year-old girl, a one-year-old boy and a 78-year-old woman inside a hot car outside Ross on Holt Garrison Parkway in Danville on June 21.  They were all suffering from heat exposure.  The boy died on June 25.  The little girl and woman were released from the hospital on June 24.  Danielle Clark, age 35 of Danville is...
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Justin Ward and Reporter | December 5, 2011
If too many employees are sick and have huge medical bills, it can really add up for a business owner. Now a local hospital believes it has the cure. Danville Regional Medical Center is now offering a wellness program to help businesses and employees. A panel of physicians works with each business encouraging employees to become healthier and more productive on the job. One big benefit; the program helps employers control rising workers' compensation costs. "We can come in and do safety talks, we can do needs analysis of their workplace, then at that point we can let them know what it is, and that we see, that they could do that would be safer," said Jeanne Ashworth, the hospital's "WellnessWorks" corporate health consultant.
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