Two 17-year-old inmates who escaped from a juvenile detention center near Farmville early Saturday were captured hours later in a bean field near the Prince Edward County community of Elam. The rural area where they were caught is a few miles east of downtown Farmville (pictured). Three male inmates tried to escape from the Piedmont Regional Juvenile Center, and one was apprehended before he could get out of the facility.
Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.
The sheriff's office in Amherst County says there's a person of interest in a recent assault case on the campus of Sweet Briar College.
The city's police department and Office of Human Rights are distributing cards that will let middle and high school kids know their rights.
Crews working on the 29 North and Emmet Street projects will try to make up some days they lost because of rain.