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McAuliffe concerned about election security ahead of 2020

McAuliffe concerned about election security ahead of 2020
Virginia's former Democratic Governor says he has concerns regarding election security ahead of the 2020 Presidential election. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more. 8-16 McAuliffe Election ...
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Blacksburg police: Man assaulted woman after picking up in his vehicle

Blacksburg police: Man assaulted woman after picking up in his vehicle
NEWS RELEASE: On Tuesday August 13, 2019, Blacksburg Police Department personnel received a complaint of a man assaulting a young woman after picking her up ...
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Separate accidents create backups both ways on same stretch of I-81

Separate accidents create backups both ways on same stretch of I-81
UPDATE: As of 5:00 pm, VDOT reports eight miles of northbound backups through the Roanoke Valley from Wildwood Road to Hollins, and three miles of ...
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Man who reported wife’s suicide now charged with her murder

Man who reported wife's suicide now charged with her murder
A Martinsville man faces murder charges after reporting that his wife had committed suicide. Police say the call came Monday, and further investigation determined the ...
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Lawsuit challenges Virginia schools named after Confederate leaders

Lawsuit challenges Virginia schools named after Confederate leaders
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A local chapter of the NAACP is suing a Virginia county in an effort to change the names of schools named ...
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SML shooting survivor Vicki Gardner sues WDBJ7

SML shooting survivor Vicki Gardner sues WDBJ7
MONETA, Va. (AP) - The only survivor of a 2015 attack where a disgruntled former employee shot and killed two Virginia journalists is suing the ...
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Big animal adoption weekend ahead to “Clear the Shelters”

Big animal adoption weekend ahead to "Clear the Shelters"
Roanoke-area animal rescues are inviting everyone to come help "Clear the Shelters" this weekend. It is a nationwide event, and since 2015, more than 250,000 ...
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Two arrested in latest MVP protest

Two arrested in latest MVP protest
From the Franklin County Sheriff's Office:  On August 15, 2019, shortly after 7:00 AM, security personnel with Mountain Valley Pipeline contacted the Communications Center for ...
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UPDATE: Man dies due to injuries sustained in weekend shooting

UPDATE: Man dies due to injuries sustained in weekend shooting
Roanoke Police have another murder investigation on their hands. Police say officers found 38-year-old Kevin Williams of Roanoke with gunshot wounds  Sunday night along the ...
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Pilgrimage for Racial Justice includes Roanoke stop tomorrow

Pilgrimage for Racial Justice includes Roanoke stop tomorrow
A "Pilgrimage for Racial Justice" that stretches from Alexandria to Abingdon makes a stop in Roanoke tomorrow. The focus is partially on the 400th Anniversary ...
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No more muddy Friday nights for Glenvar football

No more muddy Friday nights for Glenvar football
The muddy Friday nights are over for Glenvar High School football. Installation of a new synthetic turf is well under way.  The field also has ...
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Police seek suspect after man found with severe facial injuries

Police seek suspect after man found with severe facial injuries
Roanoke City Police say officers responded last night to a “person down” call to find a man with severe injuries to his face. It happened ...
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LGBTQ-rights group plans heavy spending in Virginia

LGBTQ-rights group plans heavy spending in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The largest LGBTQ-rights organization in the U.S. says it's planning to invest heavily to help Democrats flip Virginia's legislature. The Human ...
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3 hikers — and 2 dogs — rescued on McAfee Knob Trail

3 hikers -- and 2 dogs -- rescued on McAfee Knob Trail
Roanoke County Fire and Rescue personnel were called out to the McAfee Knob Trail last night to help three lost hikers – and two dogs ...
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Small business owner in Salem caters to the knitting crowd

Small business owner in Salem caters to the knitting crowd
There are probably more people who knit, crochet or stitch with colorful yarns in the valley then you might think - so says a woman ...
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At the Movies: “The Farewell”

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 Farewell": 8-15 At the Movies-WEB ...
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Herring to join lawsuit challenging Trump immigration rule

Herring to join lawsuit challenging Trump immigration rule
The Trump Administration is continuing to defend itself against accusations against a proposed immigration rule which opponents say puts the lives of legal immigrants at ...
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Website helps owner give employee free car

Website helps owner give employee free car
The owner of Wokology was going to pay out of pocket for the car he got for a hardworking employee this week but he didn’t ...
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Salem, Fleming get ready for football season

Salem, Fleming get ready for football season
However they finish this year the William Fleming Colonels are guaranteed a post-season playoff spot with so many teams moving out of region 5D. And ...
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Putting “Unity Back to the Community” in NW Roanoke is the goal

Putting "Unity Back to the Community" in NW Roanoke is the goal
Roanoke's new "Task force to reduce gun violence" and comments this week from Commonwealth's Attorney Don Caldwell both focus in some ways on changing a ...
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