What's News Today, Friday, March 04, 2014 - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

What's News Today, Friday, March 04, 2014

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The U.S. Navy is helping in a special underwater search today to locate the black boxes of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. The plane's data recorders broadcast a ping searchers hope the Navy's ping locator will pick up. Time is running out as the battery operated black boxes are expected to die within the next few days.

The U.S. Department of Labor will report the latest employment figures this morning. After several months of moderate increases blamed partially on bad weather, analysts expect a bigger jump for March, possibly the biggest increase since November.

A House Committee will hold a hearing on passport fraud this morning. Witnesses will include officials from the State Department, Customs and Border Protection and Interpol's U.S. bureau.

History will come to life for some Montgomery and Pulaski County students today when they head to the New River Valley Fairgrounds this morning for a battle reenactment. The fourth graders will see everything from a period field hospital and federal soldiers portraying camp life.

  • Accident causing lane closures on Interstate 81-North

    UPDATE: Interstate 81 lane reopens after Botetourt Crash

    UPDATE: Interstate 81 lane reopens after Botetourt Crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:49:42 GMT
    Two lanes are still closed but traffic is now passing on the right shoulder.
    Two lanes are still closed but traffic is now passing on the right shoulder.
  • UPDATE: Crash on Interstate 81 in Montgomery Co.

    UPDATE: Crash on Interstate 81 in Montgomery Co.

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:09:04 GMT
    All lanes on I-81 southbound are closed due to a tractor trailer crash near mile marker 120
    All lanes on I-81 southbound are closed due to a tractor trailer crash near mile marker 120
  • Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

    Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:26:58 GMT
    FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events. Some come to the music festival to escape the monotony of everyday living."
    FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events. Some come to the music festival to escape the monotony of everyday living."

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