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Forest family displaced after chimney fire destroys house

FOREST, Va. (WSET) -- "I was just sitting, watching tv, and my dog, who normally never gets up off the couch ran over to the fireplace," said Jonathan McKinney, who lives on Elkridge Drive in Forest. He said he heard a few popping sounds around 2:30 p.m., but thought it was just coming from wood. T

WSET - 2018-01-15 22:04:13

No one hurt in Forest house fire

FOREST, Va. - A fire damaged a home in Forest Monday afternoon. The owner of the home on Elk Ridge Road said the fire started in the chimney and badly damaged the home. The fire started in the attic, according to Monty Coleman, district fire chief with the Forest Fire Department. When firefighter

WSLS - 2018-01-15 21:45:51

Police: Man arrested and charged in Halifax Co. hit and run

Corby Watson, 30, has been arrested for a hit and run in Halifax Co. (Photo: Blue Ridge Regional Jail){ } HALIFAX Co., (WSET) -- Police have charged an Appomattox County man in a hit-and-run in northern Halifax County on Friday. State Police arrested Corby Watson, 30, on one count of hit-and-run.

WSET - 2018-01-15 21:59:17

Police: paintball hits lead to charges for three men

Lynchburg police arrested three men and charged them with throwing things at vehicles as the result of investigations into cars, billboards and buildings being hit by paintballs in the past week. David Alexander Walker, 20, of Amherst; Daniel Elijah Walker, 19, of Amherst and Eric Faulkner Camplin,


CASEY: Can Republicans hang onto Bob Goodlatte's seat?

Cynthia Dunbar isn't yet a household name in Virginia's 6th Congressional District. You probably didn't know she's Virginia's Republican national committeewoman. Or that she was co-chairwoman of Ted Cruz's 2016 Virginia presidential primary effort (and later, a wildly enthusiastic supporter of Donal


Free Tons of Fun kids event returns to Tanglewood Mall Feb. 3

It is time to get the kids out and about and plan that mid-winter break while bringing the family tons of indoor fun! Roanoke County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Roanoke County Department of Economic Development and Tanglewood Mall are gearing up for another FREE "funtastic" Tons of


Pedestrian critically injured on U.S. 501 after hit-and-run near Campbell County line

A male pedestrian was hit by a car at about 6:45 a.m. Friday in northern Halifax County near the Campbell County line. The pedestrian, who was struck by a car on U.S. 501 about a half mile north of Hog Wallow Road (Route 632), suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Lynchburg General Hos


Doctors urge people with flu symptoms to be tested with vaccine ineffective on common strain

(WDBJ7) It's that time of year again: flu season. And doctors are changing up one of their normal mandates for people suffering from the sometimes deadly disease. Doctors usually say patients should not go to doctor's offices if they're sick with it. But a doctor at Carilion Roanoke Memorial hospita

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 07:47:00

Internet-Famous Chef and Butcher 'Salt Bae' Opens NYC Restaurant

Nusret Gokce, famous online for his videos that earned him the moniker "Salt Bae," has opened one of his Nusr-Et steakhouses in Manhattan Nusret Gke Nusret Gokce, a Turkish butcher and chef, is known on the internet for his videos of preparing and salting steaks with a dramatic flourishHe says he pl

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-16 07:30:25

Pat Shurmur: 5 reasons why he would appeal to Giants as their next head coach

Embed x Share CLOSE VIDEO: NEW YORK GIANTS Video: Art Stapleton gives update on Giants coaching search | 2:41 Giants reporter Art Stapleton gives an update on the search for the next head coach of the New York Giants. Art Stapleton/NorthJersey.com 1 of 9 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE VIDEO: NE

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-15 22:58:58

More Snow Headed for Tri-State as Wintry Feel Returns

Storm Team 4 said a pair of approaching storms this week could leave as much as 3 inches of snow on the ground in New York City and Long IslandPublished at 3:33 PM EST on Jan 15, 2018 | Updated 2 hours ago Dave Price's weather forecast for Tuesday, Jan. 16. (Published 2 hours ago) More snow is heade

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-15 20:33:04

ACCUWEATHER ALERT: Snow on the way for the Tri-State

A "clipper system" is expected to spread snow across the Tri-State area later Tuesday into Wednesday morning. Much of the steadiest, accumulating snow will occur at night, causing slick spots on most untreated surfaces. In the meantime, Monday night will be mostly cloudy with a low of 24. Tuesday wi

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-15 17:14:00

John Tavares' second goal lifts Islanders over Canadiens, 5-4, in overtime

MONTREAL - John Tavares scored his second goal of the game 1:51 into overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Mathew Barzal, coming off his second five-point game of the season, had a goal and two assists to keep up his scoring binge for New

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 05:10:55

As nation honors Martin Luther King, black leaders question current climate

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At a food pantry on Jersey Street, about a dozen people were volunteering and lining up for pastries, coconut water and canned goods in a room at the Mt. Sinai Center for Community Enrichment on Monday -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day. People were talking, laughing and helping v

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 01:20:04

National Weather Service issues weather advisory for Tuesday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for New York City beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday and extending into Wednesday at 1 p.m. Snow is expected to fall much of the day Tuesday, but will likely be light through the afternoon. Snowfall will become heavi

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 23:15:58

Cuomo: Congestion pricing proposals likely coming this week

Governor says a commission will have "full details" when it issues a report later this week. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, seen here on Oct. 5, 2017, has appointed a panel that is looking at congestion pricing for New York City. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein A congestion pricing plan for New York Cit

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 21:15:00

Wilmington Church Hosting Chocolate Festival Fundraiser On February 10

WILMINGTON, MA - The Wilmington-Tewksbury United Methodist Woman's Club will hold a Chocolate Festival on Saturday, February 10 at 2pm at the Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street). Come sample over 12 different chocolate treats, prepared by UMW members. The event will also include a

WILMINGTONAPPLE.COM - 2018-01-15 17:08:54

Wilmington walloped with nearly two feet of snow

WILMINGTON - Thursday's snowstorm brought almost two feet of snow in some areas of town, with snow falling from 7 a.m. on Thursday through into the night. Wilmington DPW, however, was ex-pecting the snow to start at 3 a.m., so they delayed their start plowing until about 10:30 a.m. Operations Manage


Smoky and Bubba Celebrate 12th Birthday Saturday

All invited to Stone Zoo to celebrate the bears' birthday ... and eat cake too. Everybody likes a birthday party and on Saturday at the Stone Zoo, Black bears Smoky and Bubba celebrate their 12th birthday with guests invited to join in on the festivities. The bear exhibit will be decorated for the

PATCH - 2018-01-15 20:23:51

Billerica Shawsheen Tech hosts rededicated of technology shop

Superintendent/Director Timothy Broadrick welcomed more than 30 guests into the machine technology shop at Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical High School on Dec. 19 for the rededication of the shop following a capital investment program with funds provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Atte

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 20:17:41