Pulaski Police are offering people the chance to send their packages directly to the police department to avoid package theft for the holidays.
The latest addition announcement is a garden honoring officers who died in the line of duty.
With temperatures depleting and winter right around the corner, it’s important to make sure your car is in tip-top shape.
A Lynchburg anti-violence nonprofit group, Peacemakers, officially opened the doors to its new conflict resolution building on Tuesday.
Everyone’s eager to get to the dining room table as fast as they can.
A new face joined the Roanoke Gun Violence Prevention Commission for their November meeting.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is back open after crews worked to clear debris from the Matts Creek wildfire, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Some schools in our region will be closed or delayed on Tuesday, Nov. 21 due to air quality concerns as crews continue to battle a wildfire in Bedford County.
School leaders made some changes to their workday on Monday to protect kids from the Matts Creek wildfire smoke.
The Matts Creek Wildfire is continuing to grow in acreage, but also in containment. Now, officials are warning the public to stay safe if you plan to see the fire.
Some schools in our region will be closed Monday, Nov. 20 due to air quality concerns as crews continue to battle a wildfire in Bedford County.
Pulaski County is the only local department in Virginia funded by the state that works year-round to take the fuel away from a potential wildfire before it happens.
The Virginia Department of Health is issuing a warning after officials said a skunk tested positive for rabies in the Burnham Woods community.
As conditions continue to stay dry, the risk of wildfire continues to rise across the region.
Some schools in our region will be closed Friday, Nov. 17 due to air quality concerns as the wildfire battle continues in Bedford County.
Some schools in our region will be closed Thursday, Nov. 16 due to air quality concerns as crews continue to battle a wildfire in Bedford County.
Big Island Elementary School will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 15 due to air quality concerns in the area, according to Bedford County Public Schools.
Whether it’s a wildfire, or a house fire, fire officials said its important to have a plan set in place before an incident arises.
Officials said the fire started on Sunday around 5 in the morning.
A wildfire in Patrick County has burned over 800 acres of forest.
Officials break down what you can and can’t do if your county is under a burn ban.
Two Blacksburg High School students are dead after an apparent murder-suicide, and school leaders are working to support the community.
Officials are urging communities to stay away from outdoor burning for now.
Fires have been popping up all throughout Southwest Virginia and a big reason is weather.
The wildfire on Parrott Mountain is now 90% contained, according to Pulaski County Emergency Management.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin has issued a new executive order with the aim of keeping parents informed about overdoses in school divisions throughout the Commonwealth.
A family in Christiansburg is heartbroken and scared after their Halloween took a turn for the worse and their family cat was shot and killed.
Experts at Virginia Tech said you’re in the clear for longer than you may think.
Train troubles have come to a halt – at least, hopefully, for one Roanoke County neighborhood.
Chief Scott Booth was sworn in as Roanoke City Police Chief Tuesday.
A mountain in Pulaski County has been on fire for three days now burning over 300 acres of land.
We’ve been working for you to get answers after people in a Bonsack neighborhood said they were being blocked from their homes by a train.
Fire crews from the surrounding areas are working tirelessly to contain a wildfire off Parrott River Road in Pulaski County.
The fall fire season is underway, which means there is an increased chance for wildfires.
A scare in good fun is expected during the spooky season, but not when it comes to safety.
One local lawmaker is answering a Roanoke County neighborhood’s call for help.
In less than a week, Scott Booth will take on his new leadership role in the Roanoke Police Department.
The Campbell County and Bedford County sheriff's office recently received a real-life scenario training on site.
Leaders in some synagogues are taking extra precautions to make their congregation feel safe.
An unloaded airsoft gun was found on a school bus after the driver picked up students from three separate schools.
You may have seen signs on the roads that talk about putting your phone down while driving. That’s because it’s National Do Not Disturb While Driving Day.
The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts confirmed a skunk recently tested positive for rabies in Salem.
Fall is here! Along with the beautiful colors and falling leaves comes an increased number of deer on the roadways.
Liberty University is taking steps to ensure safety after a student was assaulted on campus in an Uber.
"Hill City Connect" allows police to have access to your security camera, so they can find people who commit crimes.
Preston Park Elementary celebrated the kick-off to Red Ribbon Week on Friday.
The Town of Blacksburg is considering speed enforcement cameras in school zones. We talked to company officials to about how effective they are and if it’s the safest solution.
Monday night's crash near Willow Creek Road claimed the lives of two people from Roanoke.
Police are still investigating a reported indecent exposure incident that happened at a bus stop Monday morning.
Nominations are open for the first-ever FBI Citizens Academy in Roanoke.
Thanks to a call from a concerned citizen, Johnathon Woodie was captured hours after resisting police at a rehabilitation center.
Two days of class have been impacted at Pulaski Middle School after school administrators said they received reports of threats on social media.
A man is disrupting a sense of security for residents across the New River Valley after breaking into multiple houses to find food.
The Blacksburg Town Council is working to make the town safer for all travelers – including cyclists.
A recent recall highlights the dangers of a popular kids toy — water beads start out tiny, but grow dramatically in water.
Consumer Reports uses state-of-the-art science and testing to rate and recommend the safest car seats for any budget.
A tragic incident is being used as a teaching moment.
The Southside Health District of the Virginia Department of Health is investigating complaints of a gastrointestinal illness in groups who attended the Blue Ridge Rock Festival.
The comission has tons of community partners but wants to make it easier for people to connect with them.
When it comes to natural disasters in our area, the city of Roanoke wants you to be prepared.
Law enforcement in Pulaski County, Wythe County, and Bland County are warning people of an unidentified man breaking into homes.
The past year has made one thing clear: severe weather events can strike just about anywhere at any time.
Students and staff of UNC at Chapel Hill are asked to continue sheltering in place due to reports of an armed and dangerous person on or near campus.
While almost all injuries are at an increase, Virginia Tech experts at the Turfgrass Research Center said these playing surfaces are not going away anytime soon.
A 15-year-old boy faces charges for making a threat at E.C. Glass High School on Monday morning.
Here are the details on the return of malaria and how you can protect yourself.
We’re working for you to explain why some bug repellents are much better than others.
Cleanup is underway after Hurricane Idalia, after the powerful storm pummeled through Georgia and the Carolinas after slamming Florida’s Big Bend Wednesday as a Category 3 hurricane.
Rumors of a COVID-19 outbreak on social media raises parents' concerns for in-person learning.
Chief Booth is credited for a lot of the violence reduction with his work down in Danville.
Buckle up, kids! That’s the message the Roanoke City Sheriff’s Office is promoting with their new campaign for child passenger seat safety.
Danville's police chief, Scott Booth is the finalist for the chief position in Roanoke.
The Roanoke Police Department is one step closer to finding a new chief of police.
The Virginia Department of Health has provided an update regarding the harmful algal bloom that was discovered on Smith Mountain Lake in early June.
The Coyote Lottery is returning to Bedford County where hunters will compete for cash prizes.
Sixteen Virginia Tech students have been displaced after an off-campus apartment fire caused by a grill.
The Lynchburg Police Department is warning residents to keep safety top of mind after bear sightings were reported in the Boonsboro area.
The Martinsville Police Department is implementing a new tool to address speeding concerns in the city.
Safety when heading back to the classroom is a top priority for many.
Hammerhead worms were recently spotted in the Washington D.C. area and throughout Virginia, experts said this is not the first time we've seen this invasive pest.
The D.A.R.E. program, which stands for drug abuse resistance education, is being offered in some local schools, like Roanoke City, to educate students about the risks of drug use.
About 7,800 students will be in Campbell County Public Schools this year as the district houses 13 schools and one technical education center.
Local districts and their school resource officers said you can play a role in protecting our kids.
Roanoke City Sheriff’s Office said they’ve increased bike patrols on the Lick Run Greenway after an elderly woman was brutally attacked there in early July.
Lynchburg City Schools serves around 8,000 students and made up pf 11 elementary, three middle and two high schools — E.C. Glass and Heritage.
Craig County Public Schools consists of an elementary school and Craig County High School, which also houses the middle school.
Franklin County Public Schools serves around 6,500 students and has 12 elementary schools, a middle school and a high school.
Floyd County Public Schools serves around 1,800 students in five buildings, including four elementary and one comprehensive high school.
The Montgomery County Health Department is warning people about animals with rabies after rabid foxes attacked several people in Christiansburg.
Pittsylvania County serves around 8,000 students in ten elementary, four middle and four high schools, including Chatham, Dan River, Gretna and Tunstall.
Pulaski County Public Schools is home to around 4,000 students between five elementary schools, one middle schools and Pulaski County High School.
Two foxes found in the same general area of Christiansburg have tested positive for rabies, according to the New River Health District.
Patrick County Public Schools includes seven schools, serving around 2,500 students.
Carroll County Public Schools consists of nine school sites and spent more than $191,000 on safety and security upgrades last school year.
Community leaders in Rockbridge County are sharing ways to address mental health and substance abuse among teenagers as part of the goal of the Rockbridge Area Prevention Coalition’s fifth annual Prevention Forum.
Here’s where you can find National Night Out events near you this year.
Consumer Reports said preventing sunburns should be priority one, by wearing sunscreen and covering up.
For the upcoming school year beginning on Aug. 28, all students will be required to have a clear backpack at Newport News Public Schools, according to WAVY.
10 News spoke to experts about ways to beat the heat.