Flood warning for Roanoke River

Flood warning for Roanoke River
The National Weather Service Blacksburg Va has issued a Flood Warning for the Roanoke River at Roanoke from this afternoon until Sunday evening. Over an inch ...
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BREAKING: Roanoke Police investigate fatal shooting

BREAKING: Roanoke Police investigate fatal shooting
News release: Roanoke Police are investigating a shooting in the 700 block of Fairview Rd NW. At this time one, individual is confirmed to be ...
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Search is underway for missing 83-year-old woman

Search is underway for missing 83-year-old woman
From the Bedford County Sheriff's Office: At 1:35 p.m. today, Bedford County 911 received a call reporting Lina Toot, a 83 year old female missing ...
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“Slope Failure” closes Alleghany County road

"Slope Failure" closes Alleghany County road
From VDOT: Part of Route 661 (Johnson Creek Road) in western Alleghany County is closed due to a slope failure between Route 600 (Indian Draft ...
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Search for suspected cop shooter extends to Chicago area

Search for suspected cop shooter extends to Chicago area
State Police say their search for the man suspected of shooting a Bluefield police officer now extends to the Chicago area. 25-year-old Donquale Gray allegedly ...
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Botetourt Fire Chief wants input on future planning

Botetourt Fire Chief wants input on future planning
As Botetourt County grows, the new Fire & EMS chief is working on a plan for the future. The public can have their say on ...
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Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax’s accusers to testify

Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax’s accusers to testify
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a meeting where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have ...
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VDOT changes US-220 detour plan after overturned tanker fire

VDOT changes US-220 detour plan after overturned tanker fire
The environmental impacts of that fiery tanker crash and spill on U.S.-220 near Fincastle are being revealed as a new detour plan is put in ...
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Tech, UVA get baseball season underway

Tech, UVA get baseball season underway
Its early but both the Hokies and Cavs baseball coaches have high hopes for the 2019 season. Both host series this weekend, weather permitting. WPLY-MIN ...
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Warner talks about shutdown during swing through Salem

Warner talks about shutdown during swing through Salem
On a tour of southwestern, central and Southside Virginia Democratic US Senator Mark Warner talked about economic development and "food deserts," but the recent partial ...
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Expert: Jussie Smollett case demonstrates false report dangers

Expert: Jussie Smollett case demonstrates false report dangers
An area criminal justice expert says there's a good reason filing a false police report is a criminal offense -- and the Jussie Smollett charges ...
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IT expert: New Samsung folding phone is likely look into future

IT expert: New Samsung folding phone is likely look into future
The release of phones with folding screens -- like yesterday’s unveiling of the Samsung Fold -- is considered by some to be the next step ...
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UPDATE: Girl’s false kidnapping report heads to juvenile court

UPDATE: Girl's false kidnapping report heads to juvenile court
Updated February 21 from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office: This case was referred to the Bedford County Juvenile Court Service Unit for disposition. Due to ...
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With heavy rains on the way, Flood Watch is posted

With heavy rains on the way, Flood Watch is posted
From the National Weather Service:  Flood Watch for portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the following areas -- Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell, ...
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Bid to revive Equal Rights Amendment fails by 1 vote

Bid to revive Equal Rights Amendment fails by 1 vote
A renewed push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia this year has failed by a single vote. The House of Delegates rejected a ...
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Next RAMP startups are guaranteed seed capital

Next RAMP startups are guaranteed seed capital
Financial support from the "Go Virginia" economic development initiative means that the Regional Acceleration and Mentoring Program - RAMP - will offer guaranteed funding to ...
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“At the Movies” host offers his Oscar forecast

Brent Stevens At the Movies
The Academy Awards will be televised Sunday night and Grandin Theatre board member Brent Stevens will be among the millions watching to see which films ...
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Tech leaning on Blackshear with Robinson out

Tech leaning on Blackshear with Robinson out
The Virginia Tech men's basketball team has struggled a bit with Justin Robinson out; head coach Buzz Williams says Kerry Blackshear Jr. is stepping up ...
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Brent Stevens At the Movies – “Cold War”

Brent Stevens At the Movies
Now here's Brent Stevens from Hollins University "At the Movies" with what's new at the historic Grandin Theatre - a foreign language film set just ...
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Goal: Make Williamson Road as much a major destination as corridor

Goal: Make Williamson Road as much a major destination as corridor
The Williamson Road Area Business Association has a new leader to help direct development of the busy corridor. Valerie Brown says she wants to help ...
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