Billboards nationwide to honor slain Virginia trooper

Billboards nationwide to honor slain Virginia trooper
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Billboards around the country will thank law enforcement officials later this month on behalf of the family of a Virginia State ...
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Indiana man charged in Charlottesville assault sentenced

Indiana man charged in Charlottesville assault sentenced
NORTH VERNON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who pleaded guilty to charges for punching a man and woman demonstrating against a white nationalist protest ...
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Rockbridge Co. Sheriff’s deputy kills bank robbery suspect

Rockbridge Co. Sheriff's deputy kills bank robbery suspect
State Police say a Rockbridge County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a bank robbery suspect today a short distance from the bank. Police say it started ...
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Scam alert: Police warn of bogus “Secret Shopper” mail

Scam alert: Police warn of bogus "Secret Shopper" mail
Vinton Police are warning about bogus “Secret Shopper” checks that are arriving at many homes through the mail. It is a scam, and police say ...
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Police: after store is held up, clerk takes cash for himself

Police: after store is held up, clerk takes cash for himself
Roanoke Police are looking for the person who held up a grocery store -- and they have arrested the store clerk for helping himself to ...
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Hall of Fame retired college coach laments Stagg Bowl leaving town

Hall of Fame retired college coach laments Stagg Bowl leaving town
A college football Hall-of-Fame retired coach who scored one of the biggest upsets in history will watch tonight's Stagg Bowl in Salem - lamenting that ...
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VA4E looks to connect entrepreneurs with Virginia capital online

VA4E looks to connect entrepreneurs with Virginia capital online
Looking to start your own business? A new website launched by Governor McAuliffe and U.S. Senator Mark Warner earlier this week aims to help entrepreneurs ...
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Roanoke man is Va. Lottery $1 million winner

Roanoke man is Va. Lottery $1 million winner
From the Virginia Lottery: Charles Stanley of Roanoke may be the master of understatement. Here’s how he described scratching a $1,000,000 High Rollers Club ticket ...
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Suspect in Virginia car attack faces upgraded charge

Suspect in Virginia car attack faces upgraded charge
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree ...
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McAuliffe to leave office without pardoning diplomat’s son

McAuliffe to leave office without pardoning diplomat's son
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Gov. Terry McAuliffe will leave office without pardoning a German diplomat's son serving a life sentence in the 1985 slayings of ...
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Delegate Sam Rasoul on state budget and other issues

Delegate Sam Rasoul on state budget and other issues
Governor McAuliffe promises the last biennial budget proposal he will unveil on Monday will be the "strongest fiscal budget" in the state's history, with significant ...
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Cox “remains committed to Net Neutrality Rules”

Cox "remains committed to Net Neutrality Rules"
Cox Communications - a major supplier of Internet and cable TV services in the Roanoke Valley - has issued a statement after the FCC's decision ...
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Northwest Roanoke activists make peace amid allegations

Northwest Roanoke activists make peace amid allegations
One of the founders of The Hope Center in Roanoke has implied on social media he will be taking over Shawn Hunter's role with The ...
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Warner, Goodlatte denounce, praise tax reform bill

Warner, Goodlatte denounce, praise tax reform bill
Congress is poised to vote next week on the biggest changes to the U.S. tax code in decades. Virginia's Republican Congressmen applaud the bill, but ...
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SPCA’s Home for the Holidays foster pet program is back

SPCA's Home for the Holidays foster pet program is back
Thinking about adopting a dog or cat? A short term tryout over the Christmas holiday might be a good first step. More from WFIR's Gene ...
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UPDATE: Route 116 reopens in Windy Gap

UPDATE: Route 116 reopens in Windy Gap
UPDATE: Roanoke County Police say the road has re-opened. Previously: It has happened again on Jae Valley Road – State Route 116 – in the ...
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UPDATE: Searchers find missing 6-year-old boy

UPDATE: Searchers find missing 6-year-old boy
UPDATE from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office: The missing 6 year old boy has be located by a search team. He appears to in shape ...
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17 arrested for Radford hazing, 15 of them RU students

17 arrested for Radford hazing, 15 of them RU students
17 people now face charges for a hazing incident in Radford this fall, one in which police say a student was burned and forced to ...
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New Horizons offering help with ACA enrollment

New Horizons offering help with ACA enrollment
With the enrollment deadline for health care plans under the Affordable Care Act moved up to December 15 - it had been January 31 in ...
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VMT receives donation from Volvo Trucks North America

VMT receives donation from Volvo Trucks North America
The newest exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Transportation rolled into Roanoke this morning - courtesy of Volvo Trucks North America. WFIR's Gene Marrano has ...
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