President Trump is expected to put forth SCOTUS nominee soon

President Trump is expected to put forth SCOTUS nominee soon
(from ABC News) President Trump is expected to put forth a nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court in the coming ...
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VirginiaTech will start random testing of all undergraduates

VirginiaTech will start random testing of all undergraduates
(Message from Tech president Tim Sands yesterday) After an initial surge in positive cases following the move-in period, all indications are that the rate of ...
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Governor Northam on the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Governor Northam on the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam issued the following statement today on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “It is with the deepest sadness that ...
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Report: Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at 87

Report: Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at 87
The NY Times has reported that Supreme Court Justice Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died today of “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” the Supreme Court announced ...
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One person injured during Roanoke County fire

One person injured during Roanoke County fire
From Roanoke County Fire and Rescue: At approximately 2:25PM today, Roanoke County Fire and Rescue units responded to a call for a vehicle fire in ...
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VDH confirms first Age 10 – 19 fatality due to COVID-19

VDH confirms first Age 10 – 19 fatality due to COVID-19
From the Virginia Department of Health: Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that an adolescent resident in the Southside Health District who tested ...
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Henry County Sheriff’s office investigating Bassett robbery

Henry County Sheriff's office investigating Bassett robbery
From the Henry County Sheriff's Office: The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a robbery that occurred on September 17, 2020 at 8:00pm at ...
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D-Day Memorial goes virtual to remember POW’s and MIA’s

D-Day Memorial goes virtual to remember POW's and MIA's
This is the day the nation remembers those who were once prisoners or war – and the servicemen and women who remain unaccounted for. The ...
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Local registrar claims mail-in voting more secure in Roanoke Valley

Local registrar claims mail-in voting more secure in Roanoke Valley
With concerns over mail-in ballots being lost and never counted, one local registrar says that’s not a problem here as WFIR’s Ian Price reports: ...
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5th District candidates continue debate over police reform

5th District candidates continue debate over police reform
Congressional candidates vying for a chance to represent Virginia’s 5th District -- which includes parts of Bedford County and all of Franklin County -- are ...
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Roanoke man charged with 2017 arson, murder

Roanoke man charged with 2017 arson, murder
NEWS RELEASE: On September 17, 2020 Roanoke Police arrested Jason Dickerson and charged him with first degree murder and arson for the 2017 homicide of ...
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Three years after Amtrak returns, what are chances now for more?

Three years after Amtrak returns, what are chances now for more?
Amtrak service to Roanoke is nearing its three-year anniversary. State rail officials say ridership was still going strong until COVID hit, and while additional service ...
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RPD notifies a sheriff’s office that it’s sharing a fake story

RPD notifies a sheriff's office that it's sharing a fake story
The Roanoke Police Department has reached out to the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office to inform them that an article circulating on social media that references ...
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Vinton Police confirm shooting victim died at the scene

Vinton Police confirm shooting victim died at the scene
Police have confirmed what the family of a shooting victim had already said, that the shooting victim two days ago in Vinton has died from ...
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Virginia-Virginia Tech football game rescheduled for December 12th

Virginia-Virginia Tech football game rescheduled for December 12th
The Virginia- Virginia Tech Football game has been rescheduled for December 12th . The game was originally scheduled for September 19th. The rescheduling follows the ...
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With dining halls closed to many, VT helps create campus lunch delivery app

With dining halls closed to many, VT helps create campus lunch delivery app
Lunch options are limited this year at Virginia Tech for the thousands of students, faculty and staff who normally take advantage of campus dining halls ...
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Voters might notice changes at Botetourt County registrar’s office

Voters might notice changes at Botetourt County registrar's office
The Botetourt County Registrar’s office has made some changes to accommodate more voters at a time - but these renovations have nothing to do with ...
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NASCAR gets ready for Thunder Valley

NASCAR gets ready for Thunder Valley
The NASCAR chase is in full swing, and the next stop is  the half-mile track at Bristol Motor Speedway.  The president of Richmond Raceway has ...
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AMBER ALERT Canceled, Missing Stafford County Girl found safe

AMBER ALERT Canceled, Missing Stafford County Girl found safe
STATE POLICE UPDATE: Per the Stafford County Sheriff's Office, the missing juvenile has been safely located and Richards taken into custody. The Virginia AMBER Alert ...
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Salem native Adam Rutledge comes home for parking lot concert

Salem native Adam Rutledge comes home for parking lot concert
Its a live concert this Saturday night - not in a club, arena or an outdoor ampitheater - but in the Salem Civic Center parking ...
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