PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY (WSLS) - The Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in locating a missing teen. More>>
Interfax-Ukraina news agency is citing a Ukrainian Interior Ministry official as saying at least 30 servicemen were killed after pro-Russian rebels fired missiles at them early Friday. More>>
Secretary of State John Kerry sought Friday to broker a deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates as a bitter dispute over last month's runoff election risked spiraling out of control. More>>
Germany's foreign minister said Friday he will tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting this weekend that Berlin wants to reinvigorate the two countries' friendship "on an honest basis" after asking... More>>
Gaza rocket fire struck a gas station and set it ablaze Friday in southern Israel, seriously wounding one person as rocket fire also came from Lebanon for the first time in the four-day offensive. More>>
The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion... More>>
By TIM REYNOLDS and TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writers When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy. More>>
A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was,... More>>
On July 1st, the City of Roanoke transitioned to privatize parking which means the city no longer issues parking tickets. PARK Roanoke took over ticketing duties. It is the same group that has managed the city's off-street lots and garages for several years. Fees associated with on-street parking fines have been a money maker for the Star City.According to city officials, in fiscal year 2012, the city collected $400,932 from on-street parking ticket fines which include the ticket fee, late pa... More>>
President Barack Obama offered the help of the United States on Thursday in negotiating a cease-fire to end escalating violence between Israel and Hamas, as world leaders warned of an urgent need to avoid another... More>>
Behind the bars at the Western Virginia Regional Jail are hundreds of inmates but recently more of those who are coming in are pregnant. More>>
House Republicans took the initial step on Thursday to sue President Barack Obama over the administration's decision to delay the employer mandate of the health care law. More>>
Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration... More>>
Media General announced Thursday that Garry Kelly has been named Vice President and General Manager of WSLS-TV, effective August 11, 2014.
Girls Rock Roanoke camp is back for a second year in the Star City. More>>
This summer more new cars are being driven off of the dealers lots. 2014 is shaping up to be the biggest year for the auto industry in 8 years. More>>
It may be summer break, but for those kids who rely heavily on school for their food, the summer months can be some of the hardest.
The Life Center of Galax addiction treatment center expanded one year ago this month. The expansion is allowing the facility to serve more people who are looking for drug rehabilitation services. More>>
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for more than two years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV -... More>>
Visitors can learn about the region’s musical heritage plus enjoy comfortable lodging on campus just down the ‘Crooked Road’ from the famous festival. More>>
Jimi Hendrix, James Brown and Miles Davis are coming back to life on the big screen, little kids love each other despite their race and Britney Spears isn't perfect in a leaked, un-produced track this week in pop culture. More>>
A Roanoke 18-year old was beaten by a baseball bat Sunday night according to police. Officers were called to the 1300 block of Grandin Road SW for a fight just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
There are several developments in Blacksburg that will bring more than just college students to downtown.
Gangs are something Virginia has been working to fight for years. The topic recently surfaced again in our region after investigators say members of a gang killed a reserve Virginia police officer.
The FBI lists more than 90 gangs in Virginia. According to the 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment Report, gangs are responsible for an average of 48 percent of violent crime in most jurisdictions including robbery, drug trafficking and fraud. More>>
Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret... More>>
The sprawling and bloodthirsty saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for such fantasy fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama... More>>
A campaign in Roanoke that aims to reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes in the area will continue this year despite an increase in accidents in 2013. More>>
Representative Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) believes Congress can get behind and help pay for a plan to bring Amtrak into Southwest Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia. More>>
A new program is taking a unique approach to encourage green living. Community Housing Partners is investing grant money in CHP SMART Homes. More>>
Residents of this rural central New York town on Wednesday picked through debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado, and utility crews worked to restore power in several Eastern states hit by severe storms. More>>
Utah has decided to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue against gay marriage, meaning the nation's highest court will have at least one same-sex marriage case on its plate when it returns in October. More>>
A three-hour standoff has ended and a suspect who allegedly killed six people has surrendered.
Local law enforcement agencies are using crime analysts as fortune teller of sorts. Computers serve as their crystal ball as they work to predict where and when crimes could occur. Both Roanoke County and Roanoke City police officers are using a data driven approach to crime to help reduce service calls." More>>
Dave Nazaroff of Nyack, New York biked through our area Wednesday on his way to Gainesville, Georgia.He's on a 900 mile journey to raise money for a little girl, Callie Truelove who lives in Gainesville. More>>
I’ve been so taken with the opportunities to photograph the deer in the Shenandoah National Park, that I’ve now gone twice this summer.
President Barack Obama, seeking to keep a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border from becoming a deeper political liability, pushed back Wednesday at critics who have cast his administration's response to the... More>>
The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show. More>>
The Virginia Department of Transportation announced daytime closures of Route 39 (Maury River Road) in Rockbridge County will begin Monday, July 14.
Police have a warning for people in Radford: If you own a business and someone calls to tell you your utility bill is late, it's likely a scam.
Recruits from the 17th Roanoke Valley Regional Fire EMS Academy graduated from a 20-week training program Thursday.
Policy makers more than 200 miles away from Roanoke, in our nation’s capital, are taking note of what's happened in our backyard regarding drug abuse prevention.
Washington and Lee University President Kenneth Ruscio announced the school will remove confederate battle flags from the school’s chapel.
Washington and Lee University says it is removing Confederate battle flags from its campus. The move was announced in a lengthy email from university president Kenneth Rusio to faculty and students on Tuesday.
Summer 2014 Voice Tour is full of talent.
Summer 2014 Voice Tour is full of talent.More>>
R.V.H.R hopes to raise fifty thousand dollars before the end of the year because a donor has agreed to match the money.
R.V.H.R hopes to raise fifty thousand dollars before the end of the year because a donor has agreed to match the money.More>>
America needs to focus more attention on nations in its own hemisphere, three experts say. More>>
There are photo-finishes. And then there are picture-perfect finishes and history was made at Motor Mile Speedway Friday night.
The future Franks Theatres' CineBowl Grille in Blacksburg is about to take shape as construction workers prepare the walls of the facility. More>>
The stories that will make headlines today in Southwest Virginia and nationwide. More>>
The Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is seeing strong numbers for its direct flight to New York City on American Airlines. More>>
The White House's Director of Drug Policy will be in Roanoke today to release the 2014 National Drug Policy Reform Plan. The plan will serve as a blueprint for drug policy reform in the nation for the next year. More>>
A standoff at a home on Rocky Hill Road in Bristol, Va. that authorities surrounded following an alleged hostage situation Tuesday afternoon, is now reportedly over. More>>
Roanoke County Police are investigating a multi-vehicle accident at Catawba Valley Drive and Rusty Road. More>>
A top official at the Veterans Affairs Department says he is sorry that VA employees have suffered retaliation after making complaints about poor patient care, long wait times and other problems. More>>
Calls for service in Roanoke County have dropped over the years. Police Chief Howard Hall said the decreases is partly due to their data-driven approach to crime. Figures show that in 2012 Roanoke County police received 30,348 calls for service. In 2013, there were 29,564 service calls. From January through May of 2014, there were just over 12,000 service calls. When it comes to the types of calls police receive, Chief Hall said reports about suspicious people or vehicles tops the list. Othe... More>>
In the early to mid 1900's, the Central Virginia Training Center in Madison Heights were filled with hundreds of children and young adults. They were brought to the hospital deemed "unfit or mentally deficient for society." More>>
(WSLS)-- Today marks a big day for primetime television shows and actors.Later this morning, the 2014 Emmys Award nominations will be announced, and expectations are running high for many categories, including best drama and best mini-series.Major NBC contenders include "The Blacklist," "The Tonight Show" with new host Jimmy Fallon, "Parks and Recreation," as well as "Parenthood."Mindy Kaling and Carson Daily will host a live webcast beginning at 8:15 on Thursday, July 10, to announce the 201... More>>
WSLS 10 producer Ryan Hunt reviews the movie based on the Tony-Award winning musical.
WSLS 10 producer Ryan Hunt reviews the movie based on the Tony-Award winning musical.