NOWcast for Friday, Nov. 1, 2019


Today is Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. These are today’s top stories:

EXTRA SECURITY: Lynchburg police are increasing security at Friday night’s Jug Bowl. It’s an annual match-up between the E.C. Glass and Heritage High School football teams. Police say they worry what might happen at the rivalry match-up after weeks of tension in the community. Read more…

ARRAIGNMENT FOR BRUCE LYNCH: Isabel Hicks is believed to have been abducted by her mother’s ex-boyfriend, 33-year-old Bruce Lynch, who was taken into custody Wednesday night without incident. He is scheduled to be arraigned Friday. Read more…

POWER OUTAGES: Thousands are without power in the Roanoke and Lynchburg regions. Get the latest…

BRIDGE NAMED FOR TROOPER: A bridge will be named fallen Trooper Lucas Dowell. State lawmakers, members of the law enforcement community, and friends and family of Dowell will attend the ceremony. Read more…


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