Police seek suspect in man’s murder, missing woman, carjacking

Police seek suspect in man's murder, missing woman, carjacking
From Virginia State Police: CUMBERLAND, Va. - The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Virginia State Police, is investigating a multi-faceted incident ...
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Arson suspected in Franklin Co. church fire

Arson suspected in Franklin Co. church fire
Arson is suspected in a morning fire that damaged a Franklin County church. The sheriff’s office says while there is fire and smoke damage at ...
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Red Sox bring their championship wares to town

Red Sox bring their championship wares to town
One of the perks of being the Advanced-A affiliate of the champion Boston Red Sox - the Salem Red Sox are showing off their parent ...
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Mac and Bob’s party “not about” the restaurant

Mac and Bob's party "not about" the restaurant
A Salem institution that was on the verge of closure due to legal troubles said thank you to those who supported them. WFIR's Clark Palmer ...
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ex-Hokie works out for Hornets; Liberty student earns NASCAR pole

ex-Hokie works out for Hornets; Liberty student earns NASCAR pole
Former Hokie basketball player Ahmed Hill worked out with the Charlotte Hornets recently ahead of the NBA draft and free agent signing period. And Liberty ...
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Explore Park launches tubing and kayak rentals this weekend

Explore Park launches tubing and kayak rentals this weekend
More evidence of Roanoke County's "Adventure Plan" for Explore Park becoming a reality - tube and inflatable kayak rentals make their debut tomorrow. More from ...
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New museum opens Saturday remembering Bedford Civil War history

New museum opens Saturday remembering Bedford Civil War history
On the weekend America honors its fallen men and women, a new museum opens in Bedford that remembers the county's history during the Civil War ...
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Va. police ordered to release white nationalist rally plans

Va. police ordered to release white nationalist rally plans
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Virginia judge has ordered state police to release a redacted copy of their operational plans for the deadly 2017 white ...
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Roanoke Police: Woman shot, no arrest

Roanoke Police: Woman shot, no arrest
News release: On May 23, 2019 at about 3:45 pm, Roanoke Police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 3400 block ...
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UPDATE: Four arrested for Montvale store holdup

UPDATE: Four arrested for Montvale store holdup
UPDATE from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office: On Wednesday evening May 22, 2019, Bedford County Sheriff’s investigators arrested four individuals in connection with the armed ...
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Gardner calls SML tenure “joyous” despite on-air shooting that ...

Gardner calls SML tenure "joyous" despite on-air shooting that left her severely wounded
Its time for new leadership at the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce says the outgoing executive director - but its also about her ...
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Virginia NORML says marijuana legislation moving fast in D.C.

Virginia NORML says marijuana legislation moving fast in D.C.
A Virginia-based group that advocates for ending the federal prohibition on marijuana say policy they support is moving faster than ever in Washington. WFIR’s Ian ...
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Salem’s mayor addresses taxes, city manager search

Salem's mayor addresses taxes, city manager search
Salem Mayor Randy Foley appeared live on today's Roanoke Valley Morning News, where topics ranged from a pending tax increase vote to the status of ...
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Ex Salem player goes yard; ex Fleming coach gets new gig

Ex Salem player goes yard; ex Fleming coach gets new gig
Michael Chavis was in Salem with the Red Sox just two years ago; Bobby Martin spent 5 seasons as the head football coach at William ...
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At the Movies: The Chaperone

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 - "The Chaperone": 5-23 At the Movies-WEB ...
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Festival in the Park is back for a 51st time this weekend

Festival in the Park is back for a 51st time this weekend
Its back for a 51st year - Festival in the Park returns to downtown Roanoke tomorrow through Sunday - with a rock music blast-from-the-past as ...
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Law firm that conducted Northam yearbook probe defends its independence

Law firm that conducted Northam yearbook probe defends its independence
The investigation is over and the report is in, but the mystery of whether Governor Northam was in that racist medical school yearbook photo remains ...
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Northside HS gets more props for basketball title

Northside HS gets more props for basketball title
The Northside High School Vikings boys basketball team is still getting kudos for its first ever state high school championship under long time head coach ...
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Northam responds to yearbook investigation’s report

Northam responds to yearbook investigation's report
News release: Governor Ralph Northam today issued the following statement on the conclusion of the Eastern Virginia Medical School investigation. “I have cooperated with Richard ...
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AAA looks at the holiday travel numbers for this weekend

AAA looks at the holiday travel numbers for this weekend
Heading out by road for the long Memorial Day Holiday weekend? You won't be alone; not by a longshot says Triple-A Mid-Atlantic. WFIR's Gene Marrano ...
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