Authorities: Virginia trooper shoots man who points shotgun
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating a shooting involving an officer and a driver who authorities say pointed a shotgun at police.
Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in a news release that shooting occurred Sunday on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County.
Pulaski police were looking for the driver of a pickup truck after a hit-and-run crash. The truck's driver then called 911 and notified authorities of his location.
Probation reduced after appeal in child’s septic tank death
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — The Virginia woman whose felony child abuse conviction in her 5-year-old son's septic tank drowning death was reversed has had five years of probation trimmed from her sentence.
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HAWKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Prison officials say a Georgia inmate appears to have killed herself in her cell.
The Department of Corrections said in a news release that prison officers found Jamika Harrison unresponsive in her cell at Pulaski State Prison at around 12:35 p.m. on Sunday.
The agency says prison staff and emergency responders tried unsuccessfully to revive her. The Pulaski County coroner pronounced Harrison dead just before 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
A year after fire, Pulaski Church of God rising, rebuilding
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — Despite a massive fire that ripped through one of the oldest and largest churches in Pulaski County nearly a year ago, members of its congregation are quick to remind one another how blessed they are.
On Jan. 10 2017, a late-night fire erupted in the nearly 100-year-old Pulaski Church of God's facility on Bob White Boulevard in Pulaski, destroying the sanctuary and sending a shock wave through its congregation.
The U.S. Navy has joined the search effort in the South Atlantic for the ARA San Juan, an Argentine Navy submarine that went missing on Nov. 15.
The Navy has a pair of P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft supporting the ongoing search efforts for the submarine and its 44 member crew, U.S. Southern Command officials confirmed.
Henry Whitmire, a member of Katy's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9182 has an insight on what it might be like for the missing Argentine sailors.
Man arrested after taking photo in Virginia Tech restroom
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A 34-year-old man is facing multiple charges after police say he took photos of a college student in a restroom on the Virginia Tech campus.
The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/2zeGNoW ) that Aldron Adams of Pulaski is facing a March 1 court appearance on charges including filming a non-consenting nude person, marijuana possession and fleeing from law enforcement.
Conviction reversal stands in death of boy in septic tank
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A Virginia appeals court has declined to revisit its reversal of a woman's felony child abuse conviction in the death of her 5-year-old son, who was found dead in a septic tank.
A three-judge panel last month overturned the most serious conviction against Ashley Jennifer White in the 2015 death of Noah Thomas, saying there was insufficient evidence to establish that she acted with "reckless disregard" knew that her lack of supervision would likely result in injury to her son.
AG’s office asks for review of mother’s reversed conviction
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Attorney General's Office is asking for a review of a ruling that reversed the conviction of a woman in the death of her young son who was found in a septic tank.
Ashley White was convicted of child abuse and neglect leading to an injury in 2016, a year after Noah Thomas' death. That was overturned last month by a divided three-judge panel of the Virginia Court of Appeals.
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A rise in hepatitis C cases has led to the arrests of tattoo artists in southwest Virginia.
The Roanoke Times reported Sunday that more people could be charged as the investigation continues.
MONON, Ind. (AP) — Dashcam video released this week shows the moments before police fatally shot an Indiana man who had abducted his daughter and led officers on a chase in northwestern Indiana.
The Journal and Courier (http://on.jconline.com/2q07CDy ) reported the video from the March 28 incident shows 36-year-old Peter Doffin exiting his vehicle with a knife in his hand and approaching officers along U.S. 421 in southern Pulaski County.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana prosecutor says four law enforcement officers were justified in fatally shooting a man after he abducted his daughter from a home and led police on a multi-county chase.
Pulaski County Prosecutor Daniel Murphy said this week no criminal charges will be filed in the March 28 shooting of Peter J. Doffin of Lafayette along U.S. 421 after stop sticks had flattened the tires on his SUV.
PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A manufacturer of food and beverage packing containers is investing nearly $50 million to expand its operations in southwest Virginia.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Grupo Phoenix will create 145 new jobs with the expansion.
McAuliffe says he met with company officials during a trade mission to Colombia and Virginia beat out Mexico and Arizona for the project.