According to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office, a F115 Fighter Jet crashed earlier this morning. It's unknown if there are any survivors. More>>
Krispy Kreme is hiring for its new Roanoke location on Hershberger Road.
Roanoke doctor, Steven Collins, was arrested on Tuesday on one count of possession of child pornography. More>>
Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.
People in Roanoke County will have their first opportunity to speak out about what qualities they want in a new superintendent at a public hearing tonight. More>>
Student achievement improved during 2013-2014 on challenging mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL) tests first introduced three years ago, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reported today.
A new study is taking a closer look at registrars in Virginia. It will focus on the changing role of registrars and electoral board members to further educate the General Assembly. More>>
Superintendent of Alleghany County Public Schools, Dr. Sarah Campbell, announced her retirement at Tuesday night's school board meeting. 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>>
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>>
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>>
The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors will revisit the proposed Chick-fil-A along U.S. 460 Tuesday.
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The Children's Clinic in Rocky Mount is in jeopardy of closing. The clinic's owner and only doctor, Dr. Rene Vamenta, is returning at the end of September. Right now, there's no one to replace him. More>>
For the first time, Franklin County Schools and the Franklin County YMCA are partnering together to offer free swim lessons for students. The lessons started Monday and will be given to 550 second grander's. More>>
Outside of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine there has been a lot of ice bucket challenge activity. More>>
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The all clear has been given at Fort Lee Army base in central Virginia after an active shooter was reported there.
ROANOKE COUNTY (WSLS) -Roanoke county schools head back to class Monday and students at Glenvar high school can expect some major changes. More>>
HENRY COUNTY (WSLS) -- Traffic is down to one lane on Rt. 220 Northbound in Henry County, after a tractor-trailer carrying turkeys overturned this morning. More>>
A Roanoke County Man is being charged with domestic assault and battery. More>>
A fire in Rocky Mount leaves a family without home. More>>
An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic... More>>
Lexington fire crews are on the scene of a barn fire on Spring Meadow Lane.