A former local Boy Scout leader has pleaded guilty to sex crimes involving children. During a hearing Wednesday in Albemarle Circuit Court, David Brian Watkins (pictured) pleaded guilty to 36 counts of carnal knowledge of children between the ages of 13 and 15. It was part of a plea deal after Watkins originally was charged with 70 counts of various offenses. The prosecution is asking for a prison term of more than 30 years as part of the plea agreement. Watkins is scheduled to be sentenced on April 25th.
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.
A horse from Chesapeake has been euthanized after it tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
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