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July 17, 2011
Police are looking for who robbed a Lynchburg pizza shop. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday at JoJo Pizza. That's at 1400 Lakeside Drive. The Lynchburg Police Department is looking for a man they believe is about 25-years-old and 5 feet, 6 inches tall. If you know anything, call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.      
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June 9, 2010
A Lynchburg man died Tuesday night after crashing on a Bedford County road. Lucus Duval Bosiger died on the scene after striking a fence and overturning on Back Water Road near route 7. Police say he lost control of his 1999 Chevy Cavalier. Bosiger was not wearing a seatbelt.
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WDBJ Web Staff | February 1, 2012
A vacant six-story warehouse located along the 600 block of Dunbar Drive collapsed on Wednesday. Because of the collapse, Dunbar Drive between Federal and Twelfth Streets has been temporarily closed.  Detours have been put in place, so school buses may be rerouted. Emergency crews and an inspection staff are inspecting the damage and have decided the entire building will have to be taken down.
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April 12, 2010
Police in Lynchburg are looking for two men who reportedly robbed a cab driver. It happened Sunday around 10:30 p.m. in the 400 block of Pine Street. The cab driver told police the suspects displayed a gun, took cash and fled. Anyone with information is asked to call Central Virginia Crimestoppers at (888) 798-5900 .
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November 17, 2009
Seth's brother Brad Greenberg looking to get his second win of this early season, as Radford played host to Lynchburg. Joey Lynch Flohr cleaning up anything left on the floor. He had 21 points 12 rebounds. His performance done one up by his counterpart. Reigning Big South Player of the Year Art Parakhouski scoring 31, pulling down 17 boards. Flohr and Parakhouski both post double-doubles for the fourth straight game, combining for 52 points and 19 rebounds in a 94-70 win over Lynchburg.
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January 6, 2012
Starting Monday, a part of Fifth Street in Lynchburg will be shut down. Crews are putting in new sewer lines. Fifth Street will be closed to traffic between Madison and Harrison Streets from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The work is expected to last all week. Here is the news release from Lynchburg: Beginning Monday, January 9 and continuing throughout the week, the 600 block of Fifth Street (between Madison and Harrison Streets) will be closed to through traffic from 7:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. each evening.
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WDBJ Web Staff | June 13, 2012
Police in Lynchburg are investigating three robberies that happened late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. They say the first one happened on the 2100 block of Florida Avenue shrotly after 11:00 Tuesday night. A second happened at the Golden Pond Apartments on Timberlake Road just after midnight Wednesday. The third happened on the 400 block of Harrison Street around 1:00 am Wednesday. Police don't know if any of them are connected. They say in each robbery, the residents were confronted by at least one armed man. At least one of the crimes involved a green Mecury or Ford car. No one was hurt in any of the robberies.
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September 6, 2012
Some people who work for Facebook are visiting Lynchburg Thursday. The city's Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting them from nine until ten-30 this morning. The event is at Charley's on Graves Mill Road. Registration starts at 8:15am. Visitors will learn from experts about how to use social media to help their businesses. Everyone at the event will also get 50 dollars worth of Facebook ads to help get them started.
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April 17, 2010
Roanoke College and Lynchburg met Saturday on the softball field for ODAC supremacy. Roanoke College got the best of Lynchburg with two wins in the double header, 2 to 1 and 12 to 4. Roanoke College is now 28 to 5 on the year.
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Tim Saunders and Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau Chief | June 26, 2013
Some Lynchburg kids are giving up a summer day to show the community how much they care. Hundreds of children took part in the city's "Youth Day of Caring" Wednesday.  They completed service projects to help out private agencies in the area. Students from the Jubilee Center played games with seniors at the Adult Care Center of Central Virginia. "It gives them an appreciation that they are appreciate and valued by young people," said Shanda Rowe, executive director of the Adult Care Center.  " Young people bring liveliness and excitement.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | June 26, 2013
Charges will not be filed against a Lynchburg police officer who accidentally shot another officer. Lynchburg Commonwealth's Attorney Michael Doucette released the findings from his investigation Wednesday.  On April 10, officer T.M. Clark accidentally shot officer Gary Hilber as police were trying to serve a warrant. The shooting happened at the McCausland Ridge Apartments on Langhorne Road. Doucette found that a number of factors contributed to the shooting. The investigation revealed that poor lighting at the scene, the language between the two officers, and the fact that Hilber was not wearing a uniform all were factors to the shooting.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | June 26, 2013
The Virginia Department of Health, Walgreens, and the organization "Greater Than Aids" are coming together to provide free H-I-V testing this week. It's in support of National H-I-V Testing Day. You can get tested Thursday from 3:00 p.m until 7:00 p.m. or on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Nurses will conduct those tests at some Walgreens stores in Danville, Lynchburg, and Roanoke. Participating Walgreens locations in our area:   1500 Piney Forest Rd. Danville VA 24540-1706   2004 Wards Rd. Lynchburg, VA 24502-5310   4841 Williamson Rd., N.W. Roanoke, VA 24012-2331
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Frankie Jupiter and Reporter | June 22, 2013
There was a squad car outside of E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg. A crime wasn't being committed. Inside of the gym, officers shared information on how not to become a victim. “We want to be proactive in the community. One of the biggest things for crime prevention is education. So, we want to offer this venue and were going to keep doing this regionally, said Community Service Coordinator, Steven Wood. Event organizers say it's a one stop shop for information.   There were activities for kids and information for parents when it comes to home safety.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | June 21, 2013
The Lynchburg Police Department is hosting its first ever Crime Prevention Fair Saturday. It will run from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. inside Morrison Gym at EC Glass High School. You'll get to learn more about the ways Lynchburg officers fight and solve crimes. Officers will also give you tips on how to avoid becoming a victim.
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Tim Saunders and Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau Chief | June 21, 2013
College students are getting their hands dirty, digging into the past at a Lynchburg historical site. Lynchburg College is holding an archeology field school at Historic Sandusky. Students are looking for evidence of the plantation's outdoor kitchen, which would have existed in the early 1800's. Since the work started in May, fragments of dishes and jewelry have been discovered, along with clues about the kitchen's location. The evidence being collected will help tell Sandusky's story.
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Tim Saunders and Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau Chief | June 21, 2013
When you think of personal trainers, people like Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper may come to mind. How about Ben Crosswhite? His name may not be familiar, but he's earning a reputation for helping some of Lynchburg's most well known people slim down. "Since I was younger, I have loved it," Crosswhite said of his chosen career.  "I love the results it brings. " Results are something he's becoming known for.  His clients are dropping pounds, lots of pounds, and they're doing it fast.
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Tim Saunders and Bedford-Lynchburg Bureau Chief | June 20, 2013
A new approach to building tunnels is being tested out in Lynchburg. Liberty University is building a new entrance to its campus from Wards Road.  It involves digging two tunnels underneath the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks. To complete the project, contractors are building a pair of boxes.  Each is more than 130 feet long. Cables will pull them, inch by inch, underneath the railroad.  This will allow the tunnels to be finished faster.  They're scheduled to open in September.
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David Kaplan and WDBJ7 Reporter | June 20, 2013
Democratic leaders from the House of Delegates rallied for candidates from our region today. Democratic caucus leader David Tuscano introduced candidates from Lynchburg to Carroll County.   He reiterated the party's platform this November; a focus on jobs and what he called ideas more mainstream than the Republican ticket for Governor. "We need to do the work of government, and concentrate on education and providing the infrastructure to support small businesses, that's mainstream, and that's what affects people's lives, and that's what people want the government to do," said Freeda Cathcart, running for election in Virgina's 17th in Roanoke.
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Tim Saunders and Bedford-Lynchburg Bureau Chief | June 20, 2013
The two men burned in Wednesday's truck explosion in Lynchburg were employees of Mosely Insulation.  A company representative identified them as Ben David Jones and Arthur Lee Robinson. Jones was burned on his arm and is expected to be releaed from Lynchburg General Hospital Thursday afternoon.  Robinson was more seriously burned and was transferred to the University of Virginia Medical Center.  He is listed in good condition according to a hospital spokesperson. Fire investigators say a gas powered generator tipped over inside the delivery truck, spilling gas and igniting the explosion that happened Wednesday afternoon.
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