Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.
An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. More>>
Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut... More>>
A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said. More>>
A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause... More>>
Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said. More>>
Roanoke City's Police Chief, Roanoke City Council Members, along with concerned citizens met to discuss issues such as harassment and profiling by police. More>>
Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead Tuesday night. More>>
The items are being stored at the old William Byrd High School in Vinton where the gym, auditorium and almost every room is filled with unused school supplies. More>>
The Roanoke County board of supervisors will revisit plans to build a Chick-Fil-A along route 460 near the Bonsack Walmart. More>>
The Launch Place received a $10 million grant from the Danville Regional Foundation to help start-ups in Danville. More>>
The Roanoke County Board of Supervisor's approved a $300,000 grant, in a 4-1 vote Tuesday, for Allstate to build a new office and call center building with an estimated cost of $15 million. More>>
The Roanoke City School Board unanimously approves an initiative to give every 8th grade student a laptop in hopes of improving test scores.
As President Obama once again stresses to a group in North Carolina Tuesday the U.S. will not send combat troops to Iraq disaster response groups are sending aid to refugees. More>>
Carilion Clinic took part in the ALS Challenge on Tuesday.
When you think about the "Share a Coke" campaign you probably think of a can of Coca Cola with your name on it. More>>
Part of a wall on the Market Garage hotel under construction in downtown Roanoke blew out Tuesday morning as construction workers poured concrete, said Don Snell with Memphis based Pride Construction. No one was injured. More>>
A Lynchburg man is cleared of attempted murder charges after a retrial. More>>
A Roanoke woman and K-92 receptionist was selected to help her find a match for a bone marrow transplant. More>>
Two Henry County brother stake a plea deal for the murder of a store clerk in 2010. More>>
Roanoke City Mayor David Bowers accepted WSLS Reporter Katie Love's 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge' on Sunday. More>>
A Radford man is in jail, arrested on child pornography charges. 21-year-old Justin Blankenship of Radford is charged with five counts of knowingly possessing child pornography.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering his agency heads to cut their budgets 5 percent this fiscal year and 7 percent next year to cope with an $880 million budget shortfall. More>>
Botetourt County has appointed Jeff Beckner as its first Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Beckner brings more than 30 years of fire and EMS service and leadership to his new role as chief. More>>
The second boater in the Smith Mountain Lake accident passed away on Sunday according to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. James McCulloch, 68, of Vinton died on Sunday. More>>
A former Bedford County teacher is heading to court in September on aggravated sexual battery charges relating to three students. More>>
Virginia Tech is now offering healthier options for people looking to snack. If you plan to hit the vending machine between classes or during a break today you'll notice the changes. More>>
Classes resumed at Virginia Tech Monday but cadets have already been at work. They've been testing out a newly renovated obstacle course. More>>
The town of Christiansburg hears from residents this week on plans to improve the town cemetery. The cost of operating Sunset Cemetery exceeds its revenue by about $60,000. More>>
Thousands of friends and family gathered to say goodbye to Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by a Missouri police officer. The teen's death fueled nearly two weeks of sometimes violent street protests and also raised concerns about diversity on police forces as well as the actions of law enforcement agents nationwide. More>>
The Pulaksi County School Board voted to approve a resolution in support of a county wide tobacco tax. More>>
(WSLS) - The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards kick off tonight at 8:00 p.m. right here on WSLS 10 Today, and with all of the buzz about the nominees on social media, we thought it would be fun to share the morning team's picks and predictions for the big winners of the night. More>>
The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors will revisit the proposed Chick-fil-A along U.S. 460 Tuesday.
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