Police are investigating after being called to Queen Ann Drive in Southeast Roanoke for a gunshot victim. We're working to get more information, but we do know the victim was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment. The call came in around 4:45 Wednesday afternoon. More>>
The Carilion Clinic Foundation lit the first ever Lights of Love tree Wednesday night. The Lights of Love program is a new initiative to raise money to pay for hotel rooms for the families of patients. The hospital cares for many people who live far away from Roanoke. Donors can symbolical purchase a light on the tree in honor of a loved one. More>>
The Rockbridge Area Community Services Board met Wednesday afternoon for the first time since Gus Deeds stabbed his father, State Senator Creigh Deeds, then killed himself. The group has been under heavy scrutiny after reports surfaced that they released Gus Deeds from an emergency mental health hold less than 24 hours before the incident.
The only time the board publicly mentioned the incident was at the beginning of the meeting when Board Chairman Percy Nowlins asked for a moment o More>>
A sticky mixture has grown in popularity because of its stronger marijuana content. A Radford City Police detective says he didn't expect "hash" to make its way here."It's mostly a west coast thing but of course we have a high population of college students here that ranks rapid among our students," says an undercover detective with Radford City Police.The drug "hash" has a higher concentrate of marijuana meaning a quicker buzz for users. After police say a Radford University student died of ... More>>
A non-profit helping put a stop to child abuse in the Roanoke and New River Valleys needs your help finding nominations for their "Golden Halo Awards." Each year, Children's Trust recognizes those in our community who go above and beyond to protect our children. More>>
Delegate Lacey Putney who is the longest serving member in the Virginia General Assembly is recognized tonight for his service. It starts at 5:30 Wednesday night at the Trivium Estate and Conference Center in Forest. Governor Bob McDonnell is the keynote speaker. Putney is retiring after 52 years in office and the Bedford Board of Supervisors and Town Council approved a resolution to make this happen. More>>
Virginia State Police are now helping the Alleghany County Sheriff's Office in a homicide investigation. Sheriff Kevin Hall says 71-year-old Joe Rumfelt was found shot to death in his home in Selma last night. Deputies are now searching the area and asking neighbors if they saw anything suspicious that could lead them to a suspect. More>>
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will be the featured speaker at Liberty University's final convocation today starting at 10 a.m. before stopping in Roanoke Saturday.
The "Be a Santa to a Senior" program will provide gifts to more than 2,000 seniors this year in the Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Smith Mountain Lake area.
Vera Lee Craft was just 13-months-old when she was severely shaken and beaten to death in July of 2012. More>>