dan and gil harrington lost their daughter morgan to the hands of a murderer in 2009. since then they have worked in an effort to save the next girl from such a fate.last night the couple hosted the docs for morgan basketball game.as wfxr's solina lewis tells us, the game came at a time when the community is still healing from another tragedy in which a young girl was murdered. 00-05 10-15 with all the tragedy out of blacksburg this week the harrington's say this game couldn't come at a better time to show the community can be light...."we try to prevent predatory violence and when it happens we try to respond in the best possible way"since their daughter's murder 6 years ago, the harrington's have been active in trying to prevent violence from sexual predators, along with a non profit called help save the next girl, they host an event called docs for morgan, a basketball game where doctors play against med school students, the money raised goes towards a scholarship for medical students...the harrington's have raised a quarter of a million dollars for the fund so far.
gil harrington is the founder of that organization and mother of murdered virginia tech student morgan harrington spoke at the event. the sheriff's office also revealed a special wrapped s-u-v to commemorate the partnership. save the next girl played an instrumental part in the lovell case..it helped get facebook to shut down a teen dating group nicole was active in. the danville police department is offering a ten thousand dollar reward - for information leading to suspects involved in a shooting.police say someone shot two men shortly after 7 o'clock monday night on mount vernon avenue.doctors treated and released one of the victims...but another- dr. randolph neal is still recovering in a north carolina hospital. new this morning: the white mill dam in danville could soon be removed. a presentation was given last night for that possible removal. city staff recommends the removal to make city crews removed the brantly dam, which was located downstream from the white mill dam. both dams are low-head, meaning as water flows over the dam and drops to the lower level, the force creates a
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