BREAKING: Two-year-old child dies after accidentally shooting himself

BREAKING: Two-year-old child dies after accidentally shooting himself
From Roanoke City Police: On Tuesday, May 22, right after 12 p.m, a Roanoke Police Officer was flagged down by a vehicle on Melrose Avenue ...
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High School mourns loss of cheerleader days before graduation

High School mourns loss of cheerleader days before graduation
A Pittsylvania County high school community is mourning the loss of a senior who died less than a week before graduation. The State Patrol in ...
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Orange Avenue fitness center abruptly closes

Orange Avenue fitness center abruptly closes
A second business has shut down at the Market Square East Shopping Center on Orange Avenue as Anytime Fitness gym closed its doors for good ...
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RCT to take Charlotte’s Web on the road after this weekend’s pe...

RCT to take Charlotte's Web on the road after this weekend's performances
Fans of the beloved children's book "Charlotte's Web" can see a stage version this Friday through Sunday, courtesy of Roanoke Children's Theatre. WFIR's Gene Marrano ...
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Virginia 2nd among states for military retirees

Virginia 2nd among states for military retirees
Virginia has been ranked the 2nd best state for military retirees in a new Wallet Hub study. WFIR’s Ian Price has details on what kept ...
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Caps win to tie series with Tampa Bay; UVA begins ACC baseball tourney

Caps win to tie series with Tampa Bay; UVA begins ACC baseball tourney
The Caps tied their NHL playoff series with Tampa Bay at 3-3 with a win at home last night. And if the UVA Cavaliers want ...
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Buchanan announces new town manager

Buchanan announces new town manager
From Press Release: The Mayor and Town Council of Buchanan are pleased to announce Jason Tyree as the next Town Manager. This announcement is the ...
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Third man guilty in beating of black man in Charlottesville

Third man guilty in beating of black man in Charlottesville
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A third man has been found guilty in the beating of a black man who was left severely injured the day ...
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Virginia leaders propose spending plan that expands Medicaid

Virginia leaders propose spending plan that expands Medicaid
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Top Republican lawmakers in Virginia are unveiling a new budget proposal that will expand Medicaid, give state workers raises and boost ...
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Plans for old Vinton Motors building coming soon

Plans for old Vinton Motors building coming soon
There's lots going on in Vinton these days, including several new development projects - so what's happening with the old Vinton Motors property at the ...
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Cline: GOP may have entered convention divided but leaves it united

Cline: GOP may have entered convention divided but leaves it united
Delegate Ben Cline says the Republican party will have no problem acting a united front this fall in the 6th Congressional district, despite the strong ...
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FemCity, Colab team up for female entreprenuer workshops

FemCity, Colab team up for female entreprenuer workshops
Do women face different barriers than men when it comes to starting a business? Facilitators at a Grandin CoLab workshop tomorrow want to learn more ...
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Flash Flood Warning for Roanoke area

Flash Flood Warning for Roanoke area
The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Central Roanoke County in west central Virginia...The City of Salem in west central Virginia...The ...
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Hunter brings Garland complaint to City Council meeting

Hunter brings Garland complaint to City Council meeting
Peacemakers founder Shawn Hunter took his complaint about developer and council member John Garland to this afternoon's City Council meeting - alleging that Garland has ...
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High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Virginia's decades-old ban on uranium mining. The Supreme Court said Monday it ...
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Author of upcoming “Dopesick” leads discussion on opioid abuse

Author of upcoming "Dopesick" leads discussion on opioid abuse
Its called "Shared Space" - a panel discussion on the opioid crisis and how it impacts families. The moderator tomorrow afternoon is Beth Macy - ...
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Hunter says he will address City Council on Garland complaint

Hunter says he will address City Council on Garland complaint
Peacemakers founder and former Roanoke City Council candidate Shawn Hunter says he will address City Council today on complaint he is filing against Council member ...
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MVP construction halted amid severe erosion

MVP construction halted amid severe erosion
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) _ Following heavy rains, construction at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site in Virginia has been suspended until erosion control measures are established ...
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Warner discusses possible school shooting prevention legislation

Warner discusses possible school shooting prevention legislation
Virginia’s Senior U.S. Senator has laid out some possible steps to try and prevent gun violence after the school shooting in Santa Fe. More from ...
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Early morning Roanoke County house fire deemed an accident

Early morning Roanoke County house fire deemed an accident
From Roanoke County Fire & Rescue - UPDATE: Fire investigators have determined the house fire on Puckett Circle was accidental in nature; however the specific ...
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