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  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
    Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
  • 12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:24:35 GMT
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday, April 21 stat 11:46 a.m.
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday at 11:46 a.m.
  • 29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:32:06 GMT
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
  • Amherst County early morning shooting

    Amherst County early morning shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:13:04 GMT
    The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened early this morning. Investigators say they got a call shortly after 5 a.m. regarding a domestic shooting on Ewers Lane in Madison Heights.
    The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened early this morning. Investigators say they got a call shortly after 5 a.m. regarding a domestic shooting on Ewers Lane in Madison Heights.
  • Another McDonald's headed to the Roanoke Valley

    Another McDonald's headed to the Roanoke Valley

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:54:43 GMT
         The Roanoke Valley will soon have another fast food restaurant. On Tuesday, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved plans to build a new McDonald's along
    The Roanoke Valley will soon have another fast food restaurant. On Tuesday, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved plans to build a new McDonald's along the 220 corridor. The site is located near Clearbrook Elementary School. Construction on the project is expected to begin by the summer. &
  • Yeardley Love's mother develops relationship violence app

    Yeardley Love's mother develops relationship violence app

    Yeardley Love's mother develops relationship violence app

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:18:57 GMT
    The mother of a slain UVA student is using technology to help victims of domestic violence, according to NBC affiliate WBAL in Baltimore.
    The mother of a slain UVA student is using technology to help victims of domestic violence, according to NBC affiliate WBAL in Baltimore.
  • Wildfire spreading in New River Gorge

    Wildfire spreading in New River Gorge

    Wildfire spreading in New River Gorge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:50:26 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE (WVVA) - Crews are continuing to battle a wildfire in that is spreading in the New River Gorge.National Park Service officials said Tuesday morning that the fire had now burned 130 acres.Crews were working Tuesday to build a fire line to stop the fire's spread. The forecast for increased cloud cover and higher relative humidity will aid in firefighting efforts, according to a news release from Park Ranger Leah Perkowski-Sisk.In addition to NPS staff, crews from the Mount Hope Fir...
    FAYETTEVILLE (WVVA) - Crews are continuing to battle a wildfire in that is spreading in the New River Gorge.National Park Service officials said Tuesday morning that the fire had now burned 130 acres.Crews were working Tuesday to build a fire line to stop the fire's spread. The forecast for increased cloud cover and higher relative humidity will aid in firefighting efforts, according to a news release from Park Ranger Leah Perkowski-Sisk.In addition to NPS staff, crews from the Mount Hope Fir...
  • Signs of Change at Smith Mountain Lake

    Signs of Change at Smith Mountain Lake

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:56:03 GMT
    Willard Companies welcomes Warren Buffett's brand to Smith Mountain Lake. Wednesday Prudential Waterfront Properties officially becomes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate.
    Willard Companies welcomes Warren Buffett's brand to Smith Mountain Lake. Wednesday Prudential Waterfront Properties officially becomes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate. "The fact that Warren Buffett is now in the home services and the real estate market with his expertise in his research that's telling me that the real estate homemarket is getting
  • IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:14:12 GMT
    A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes.
    The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday.
  • Roanoke Co. Board of Supervisors plan to dissolve local environmental group

    Roanoke Co. Board of Supervisors plan to dissolve local environmental group

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:29:07 GMT
    This week, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors discussed the county's involvement with environmental programs.
    This week, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors discussed the county's involvement with environmental programs.
  • Roanoke Mother stands up against bullying after son's suicide

    Roanoke Mother stands up against bullying after son's suicide

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:05:18 GMT
    A Roanoke County mother is standing up against bullying after her 16-year-old son committed suicide. Maxx Poff was found dead on February 20th from a gunshot wound. "Maxx was a lover. He wasn't a fighter and it just kills me to know the pain he was going through for somebody bullying him," Maxx's mother Dianna Poff says. Roanoke County Assistant Police Chief Chuck Mason says detectives heard information was being circulated through social media that suggested bullying was the mean reason fo...
    A Roanoke County mother is standing up against bullying after her 16-year-old son committed suicide. Maxx Poff was found dead on February 20th from a gunshot wound. "Maxx was a lover. He wasn't a fighter and it just kills me to know the pain he was going through for somebody bullying him," Maxx's mother Dianna Poff says. Roanoke County Assistant Police Chief Chuck Mason says detectives heard information was being circulated through social media that suggested bullying was the mean reason fo...
  • Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:50:58 GMT
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
  • Local officials to participate in HAZMAT drill in Rockbridge County

    Local officials to participate in HAZMAT drill in Rockbridge County

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:36:53 GMT
    More than 80 safety officials from our area will take part in full-scale a hazardous material drill today in Rockbridge County. The Roanoke Valley's Regional HAZMAT team, Rockbridge County Emergency Responders, and local hospital officials are a few of the many that will be in attendance. This type of drill is very important for our area. Numerous tractor trailers travel on I-81 each day and some carry dangerous chemicals. With accidents happening on the interstate multiple times each mo...
    More than 80 safety officials from our area will take part in full-scale a hazardous material drill today in Rockbridge County. The Roanoke Valley's Regional HAZMAT team, Rockbridge County Emergency Responders, and local hospital officials are a few of the many that will be in attendance. This type of drill is very important for our area. Numerous tractor trailers travel on I-81 each day and some carry dangerous chemicals. With accidents happening on the interstate multiple times each mo...
  • Deaf Dogs Rock

    Deaf Dogs Rock

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:30:19 GMT
    They adopted a deaf dog, and realized the need to support and train these wonderful dogs. Come see them this weekend at PetEx and take part in the Kissing Contest!
    They adopted a deaf dog, and realized the need to support and train these wonderful dogs. Come see them this weekend at PetEx and take part in the Kissing Contest!
  • Future of New River Valley customs agent unclear

    Future of New River Valley customs agent unclear

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:46:46 GMT
    Senator Tim Kaine said he's working to get the New River Valley customs agent position filled. However, it's an uphill battle due to the sequester cuts.
    Senator Tim Kaine said he's working to get the New River Valley customs agent position filled. However, it's an uphill battle due to the sequester cuts.
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