James Madison rolls past Monmouth 66-21 in FCS playoffs

James Madison rolls past Monmouth 66-21 in FCS playoffs
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci accounted for four touchdowns, Percy Agyei-Obese ran for three and James Madison took a 66-21 victory Saturday in the ...
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No. 3 Clemson tops No. 22 Virginia 62-17 for ACC title

No. 3 Clemson tops No. 22 Virginia 62-17 for ACC title
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence believes No. 3 Clemson is better than it was a year ago. He and the Tigers will get the ...
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Governor halts policy after prison guards strip-search girl

Governor halts policy after prison guards strip-search girl
DILLWYN, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday that he’s suspended a policy that allowed prison officials to strip search an 8-year-old girl ...
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Two fires responded to within 10 minutes in Roanoke

Two fires responded to within 10 minutes in Roanoke
From Roanoke City: At 10:01pm, Roanoke Fire-EMS responded to a working fire in the 3400 block of Bennett Dr NW. The fire was contained to the ...
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Tre Jones, No. 10 Duke rally past Virginia Tech 77-63

Tre Jones, No. 10 Duke rally past Virginia Tech 77-63
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tre Jones was pleased that when No. 10 Duke fell behind early at Virginia Tech, the Blue Devils showed composure and ...
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Virginia lieutenant governor in court seeking vindication

Virginia lieutenant governor in court seeking vindication
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says he’s done everything he can to clear his name after two women accused him of ...
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Murder arrest after victim’s vehicle is found at suspect’s home

Murder arrest after victim's vehicle is found at suspect's home
A Martinsville man is charged with the strangulation death last Friday of a Rocky Mount resident. Police say they were able to develop a suspect ...
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Live in studio: Roanoke City manager Bob Cowell

Live in studio: Roanoke City manager Bob Cowell
Tonight is the kickoff for "Dickens of a Christmas" which runs on Friday nights through the 20th.  The City of Roanoke Christmas tree lighting is ...
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Governor halts policy after prison guards strip-search girl

Governor halts policy after prison guards strip-search girl
DILLWYN, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday that he’s suspended a policy that allowed prison officials to strip search an 8-year-old girl ...
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New “Breathe America” organization wants to plant more trees

New "Breathe America" organization wants to plant more trees
A fledgling organization dedicated to a greener world and reduced carbon levels is co-hosting a tree planting event tomorrow in northeast Roanoke. More from WFIR's ...
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At the Movies: A Beautiful Day In the Neighborhood and Knives Out

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 Beautiful Day In the Neighborhood" ...
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Body of missing motorcyclist found near Blue Ridge Parkway

Body of missing motorcyclist found near Blue Ridge Parkway
The National Park Service has confirmed that a body found this morning near the Blue Ridge Parkway in Bedford County is that of northern Virginia ...
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Coffee cart in full swing tonight in downtown Roanoke

Coffee cart in full swing tonight in downtown Roanoke
A new coffee company that’s operating out of a powered cart is popping up in different places in Roanoke as it begins full service this ...
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JMU and UVA both have big football games this weekend

JMU and UVA both have big football games this weekend
James Madison heads into a second round playoff round game at home versus Monmouth in Harrisonburg tomorrow. And Virginia squares off against Clemson in the ...
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Mental Health First Aid session tomorrow

Mental Health First Aid session tomorrow
Identifying suicidal behavior and severe depression - how to spot those symptoms in family members and co-workers. Its the subject of an all day free ...
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CBS seeks dismissal of lieutenant governor’s lawsuit

CBS seeks dismissal of lieutenant governor's lawsuit
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether he should toss out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia's lieutenant ...
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“Gift Local Holiday Market” this Saturday at Greenbrier Nurseri...

"Gift Local Holiday Market" this Saturday at Greenbrier Nurseries in SW County
The holiday market and craft vendor season is upon us but one organization understands the importance of being more than just a place to sell ...
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STUDY: Virginia ranked one of the 10 most charitable states

STUDY: Virginia ranked one of the 10 most charitable states
On the heels of Giving Tuesday, a new survey shows that Virginia is more charitable than it was last year. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: ...
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Cavs get ambushed; big high school football playoff games this weekend

Cavs get ambushed; big high school football playoff games this weekend
The Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team is no longer undefeated - boat raced by Purdue on the road last night 69-40.  And some big high ...
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Dickens of a Christmas returns tomorrow

Dickens of a Christmas returns tomorrow
Carriage rides on opening night, street performers and carolers in Victorian garb, roasted chestnuts - and dogs in Santa suits. That can only mean Dickens ...
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