Berkley Hall will not move forward with apartment complex on Shenandoah Lif...

Berkley Hall will not move forward with apartment complex on Shenandoah Life property
(A statement from Mike Dame, Carilion Clinic's Vice President for Marketing and Communications, about the Carilion Park View property at 2301 Brambleton Avenue:) "Berkley Hall ...
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State Police release cause, names in fatal I-81 crash

State Police release cause, names in fatal I-81 crash
State Police say speeding was a factor in yesterday’s accident that killed two people and blocked southbound Interstate 81 for hours. Troopers identify the victims ...
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Northam signs new state law requiring jails to supply inmates tampons, pads

Northam signs new state law requiring jails to supply inmates tampons, pads
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill requiring jails and prisons to supply feminine health products to inmates for free ...
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Seattle lawyer says Jeffrey still owes taxes, child support

Seattle lawyer says Jeffrey still owes taxes, child support
Responding to a post from Robert Jeffrey Jr. on the WFIR news website - denying that he owes money to Colors Virginia magazine contributors - ...
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Charge: Candidate shouldn’t be elected for poor business practices

Charge: Candidate shouldn't be elected for poor business practices
One Roanoker out of a group who has worked for Colors VA magazine is speaking out about why they don’t believe founder Robert Jeffrey Jr ...
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Sabrina’s Place will roll out “Roanoke’s Voice” fun...

Sabrina's Place will roll out "Roanoke's Voice" fundraiser
A unique fundraiser for Sabrina's Place - a safe haven for women as they exchange or visit with children of shared custody - will borrow ...
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Star City Cornhole kicks off Dr Pepper Park season

Star City Cornhole kicks off Dr Pepper Park season
Dr. Pepper Park at The Bridges kicks off the 2018 season with the return of the "Star City Cornhole" tournament this Sunday. Sponsor Hounds president ...
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Hillcats hold tornado relief raffle; Edmunds brothers await the NFL draft

Hillcats hold tornado relief raffle; Edmunds brothers await the NFL draft
Former Major League player Brandon Inge will be throwing out the first pitch tonight for the Lynchburg Hillcats against the Winston-Salem Dash. And Virginia Tech's ...
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Lead Safe program gets more funding in Roanoke

Lead Safe program gets more funding in Roanoke
The Lead Safe program in Roanoke gets a big boost from federal funds. The story from WFIR's Bob Clark. 4-24 Lead Removaal Wrap #1-WEB ...
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Racing group buys Virginia’s Colonial Downs for over $20M

Racing group buys Virginia's Colonial Downs for over $20M
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Chicago-based Revolutionary Racing has bought Virginia's Colonial Downs racetrack for upward of $20 million, touting the purchase as a major step ...
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Three arrests in Salem for vehicle burglaries and thefts

Three arrests in Salem for vehicle burglaries and thefts
The Salem Police Department made three arrests today related to multiple vehicle burglaries and two vehicle thefts in the south district of the city. Tyrese ...
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Medicaid expansion on Governor Northam’s mind

Medicaid expansion on Governor Northam's mind
Its Ralph Northam's turn in the "hot seat" now on the monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show - but he seemed pretty comfortable yesterday addressing ...
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Dogwood Festival kicks off tonight

Dogwood Festival kicks off tonight
One of the most popular events held each year in the valley begins tonight inVinton. WFIR's Bob Clark reports 4-24 Dogwood Festival Wrap #1-WEB ...
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Restoration Housing revives another home on Patterson Avenue

Restoration Housing revives another home on Patterson Avenue
Another dilapidated property on Patterson Avenue - this one vacant for two years - will soon provide affordable housing for two families. Isabel Thornton and ...
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Virginia State Police confirm two deaths from accident on I-81

Virginia State Police confirm two deaths from accident on I-81
(from VSP)  We have two confirmed deaths, two were flown from the scene that were life threatening injuries. The roadway is still blocked, and will ...
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Redick shines for 76ers, UVA readies for spring game with new look “D...

Redick shines for 76ers, UVA readies for spring game with new look "D"
The Philadelphia 76ers are moving on in the NBA playoffs after disposing of the Miami Heat last night - former Cave Spring High School and ...
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Sen Edwards working on solar power bills, calls it “the future”

Sen Edwards working on solar power bills, calls it "the future"
A Roanoke state senator says Carilion’s new 4-Thousand-panel solar array is part of a growing trend in Virginia. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 04-25 Solar ...
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Three arrests made after a shooting at Salem apartment complex

Three arrests made after a shooting at Salem apartment complex
From News Release: Salem Police have made three arrests in connection to the shooting that took place at the Salem Commons apartment complex on April ...
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Distracted driving simulator to be used in high schools

Distracted driving simulator to be used in high schools
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Drive Smart Virginia plans to bring a distracted driving simulator to four high schools in Virginia. The nonprofit organization seeks to ...
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VDOT wants the word out on a work zone — in the water

VDOT wants the word out on a work zone -- in the water
There is an unusual VDOT work zone now in place -- on the water. It is the result of a bridge replacement project on a ...
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