A commercial truck driver from southern Ohio has been ordered to serve 22 years in a Virginia prison following his guilty plea in a fatal wrong-way crash earlier this year in Wise County.
A Southwest Virginia woman will serve prison time for stealing more than $17,000 from an elderly woman she was supposed to be taking care of, according to Wise County’s chief prosecutor.
A wrong-way driver high on methamphetamine, fentanyl and amphetamines has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a Southwest Virginia man in February.
Charges have been dropped in Wise County, Virginia, against 31 individuals as a result of ongoing efforts to restructure law enforcement in the town of Pound.
WISE, Va. — A Wise, Virginia, woman faces prison time after pleading guilty to driving the wrong way on a highway in 2020, resulting in the death of another driver.
A Pound, Virginia, man wounded earlier this month in a shooting that also injured Norton’s police chief has been arraigned while the chief — cleared of any wrongdoing in the shooting — continues to recover.
The police chief of Norton, Virginia, and a man accused of shooting him last week have been discharged from the hospital, officials said Friday.
A Lynchburg, Virginia, man will serve three years in prison after being convicted of two counts of attempted murder, discharge of a firearm at an occupied dwelling and felony destruction of property, according to a Monday statement from the Wise County commonwealth’s attorney.
NORTON, Va. -- A Lynchburg, Virginia, man will serve three years in prison after being convicted of two counts of attempted murder, discharge …
UPDATE: A Pound, Virginia man faces charges after Norton Police Chief James Lane was shot Friday, according to Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp.
NORTON, Va. — A Norton woman has been convicted of charges connected to the 2020 death of her five-week-old son, according to Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp.
Wise County’s chief prosecutor won’t seek the death penalty against two men indicted in separate murder cases — one accused of strangling and stabbing his grandmother and the other of killing his cell mate — because the state is expected to abolish capital punishment.
A Norton man will spend four years in prison for four charges of indecent liberties with a child while in a custodial relationship, according to a Monday statement from Commonwealth’s Attorney Chuck Slemp.
A possible homicide is under investigation in Wise County, Virginia.
A Norton woman has been indicted on charges in connection with the death of her infant son.
A Coeburn man, who will serve 15 years in prison on a felony murder charge, told authorities that he dropped his 7-week-old infant multiple times one night.
After more than two months of closed courtrooms due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person proceedings can begin in Sullivan County, Tennessee.
Less than two years after a Southwest Virginia woman faked a pregnancy and scammed a California couple who were planning to adopt, the governo…