What's News Today: March 30, 2016
(WSLS 10) - You can eat out today and help a good cause. All proceeds from sales today at the two Jersey Mike's locations in Lynchburg will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg. Since 2010, the sub shop's "Day of Giving" has raised more than $14 million nationwide for local charities.
Sentencing is scheduled today for one of the four suspects in a deadly shooting at Rocklawn Place in Danville. In November, Maurice Williams plead guilty to second degree murder in the death of Bennie Sigmon. In June of last year, Police say Sigmon was shot multiple times when he went outside to confront williams and several other men who were trespassing on his property. He faces up to 101 years in prison.
A Franklin County woman, in the death of a three year old is expected in court today for a motions hearing. Hope Perdue is charged with first degree murder and felony child abuse in the death of Callen Mullins who was in her care when found unresponsive by emergency crews.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte will speak today with local community leaders in Roanoke. He will urge people to use the IRS and Virginia Free File programs and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program which can save you time and money during tax season. Free File is a partnership between the IRS and tax preparation software companies which provides Americans a way to prepare and file their taxes at no cost. People who makes less than $62,000 are generally able to use the program.
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