Michele Canty

Writer

Michele Canty is a geek, mom, 90's gal and 'Game of Thrones' fanatic. She also writes general assignment and breaking news stories for the Daily Press. 

A proud VCU grad, Canty has been with Daily Press Media Group since May 2015. She's an award-winning journalist in Virginia and Pennsylvania who specializes in cops and crime stories. She was formerly a reporter at the York Daily Record in York, Pa., York Sunday News in York, Pa., The Danville Register & Bee in Danville, The Daily Progress in Charlottesville and The Richmond Times-Dispatch. 

Follow her on Twitter for live-tweeting of the nerd shows she watches and updates on breaking-news stories.

Recent Articles

  • Frigid temperatures move out this weekend, return next week

    Frigid temperatures move out this weekend, return next week

    - Frigid temperatures ushered in by this week's polar vortex this week will make a quick exit out of the area Saturday, forecasters said. A polar vortex is a large area of low pressure and cold air that usually stays near the Earth's North and South Poles. Two pieces of arctic air broke off this...

  • Water main break forces Busch Gardens closure, park reopens on Friday

    Water main break forces Busch Gardens closure, park reopens on Friday

    Busch Gardens reopened on Friday after it closed on Thursday when an 8-inch water main broke in the middle of England Village near the Coke Market, according to the park.  Crews are working to repair the problem, park spokesman Ron Vample said. Park officials discovered the water main break Wednesday...

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