Long-time WSLS-10 news anchor Karen McNew is leaving TV for a communications position with Carilion Clinic; she starts there in January. McNew was with Channel 10 for more than 16 years. “I have accepted the position of Senior Communications Consultant for Carilion Clinic. I have enjoyed my 16 1/2 years with WSLS 10. However, I am thrilled to be part of the Carilion Clinic mission of health and wellness through quality patient care and community programs! I start January 5, 2015,” said McNew on her Facebook page.
Lynchburg police are looking for Ivan Rico-Chaves … they went to serve a warrant on Chaves for a suspected murder in Mexico this morning but he fled the scene in the 2600 block of Mayflower Drive … he may have been seen around 11-am near Thomasville Furniture.
Suspect name and description: Ivan Rico-Chaves H/M 5’7 140 lbs. wearing a dark hoodie and sunglasses. The suspect has some facial hair (see attached picture). If anyone sees a person matching this description please dial 911 in Lynchburg and do not approach the subject.