News

Teen Inmates Make Brief Escape From Farmville Area Juvenile Facility

Teen Inmates Make Brief Escape From Farmville Area Juvenile Facility

Photo: WINA

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.

Latest Stories

in Sports

Wimbledon announces 7 percent increase in prize money

Fresh
wimbledon

The prize fund will be the highest ever in professional tennis.

in Entertainment

New Video Game Hall of Fame to reveal finalists

Fresh
arcade

The finalists for the inaugural class of the museum will be announced on Tuesday.

in Sports

UFC champ Jones booked in connection with hit-and-run crash

Fresh
jonjones

Witnesses say the star fighter ran from a wreck that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the car.