What's News Today: September 12, 2017

Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today


The man charged with killing two sisters over 40 year ago, returns to court today.  Lloyd Welch is expected to enter a guilty plea to the 1975 murders of Katherine and Sheila Lyon.  The prosecution says it has a long list of evidence to use against Welch, including DNA and a tooth found on Taylor's Mountain in Bedford County.  The prosecution says the evidence was found over the last three years.

A ribbon cutting take place today at 11 a.m. at a park in Pittsylvania County.  Wildcat Park is located at Dan River Middle School.  It features a walking track, playground, picnic shelter and athletic fields.

Martinsville City Council will look at proposed changes to the city's animals and fowl laws.  The proposed changes will address providing adequate space for animals and tethering.  The changes will not allow tethering when temperatures are below 25 or above 95 degrees, after 10 p.m. or for dogs under four months of age or injured.

Apple holds a special event today.  Analysts expect the company to introduce the new iPhone today.  This will be the first event the company holds in the new Steve Jobs Theater.

Goodwill holds an information session today for its Careers in Technology Program at the Goodwill Jobs Center in Madison Heights.  The eight week program gives training and the chance to earn industry recognized credentials.  There are two more information sessions tomorrow.

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