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The trial of an accused accomplice in the murder of a 13 year old Blacksburg girl continues

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VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-09-18 12:40:02

Radford man indicted on 56 sex crimes, some child victims, dating back to 1994

RADFORD, Va.- A Radford grand jury indicted a 57-year-old Radford man on multiple sex crimes on Friday.Phillip Bryant Foster has been indicted on the following 56 counts:14 counts of animate object sexual penetration of a child less than 1312 counts of forcible sodomy of a child less than 1312 count

WSLS - 2018-09-17 20:08:23

Pulaski infant taken to hospital after possible overdose, police say

PULASKI, Va.- A baby in Pulaski was sent to the hospital after showing signs of a possible overdose from narcotics, according to the Pulaski Police Department.

WSLS - 2018-09-17 20:45:05

BREAKING: NWS Blacksburg warns 'Headwaters Dam in Creston, NC is in danger of being breached'

ASHE COUNTY, NC (WJHL)- Late Sunday night officials with the National Weather Service out of Blacksburg, VA warned that a dam in Ashe County, North Carolina was in danger of being breached.

WJHL.COM - 2018-09-17 00:40:45

Video Catches Dramatic Footage as Tornado Destroys Roof of Virginia Business

A video shared on Twitter by WeatherNation shows a funnel cloud touching down and destroying the roof of an auto parts warehouse outside Richmond, Virginia.The resulting cataclysm for the store is intense, the video shows, as the entire roof of the building lifts into the sky and the air around the

BREITBART - 2018-09-18 00:00:23

Staying home: Radford High's Morton-Robertson commits to Radford University

Morton-Robertson, who was named Timesland player of the year in 2017 and 2018, said he picked Radford over an offer from Longwood.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-09-17 20:25:00

1 Dead, 1 Hurt, Buildings Collapse as Florence's Remnants Spawn Tornadoes in Virginia

One person was killed and another injured in a building collapse in Chesterfield County caused when the remnants of Florence whipped up several tornadoes in Virginia on Monday afternoon. A male employee at the Old Dominion Flooring warehouse was killed when a tornado caused the building to collapse

THE WEATHER CHANNEL - 2018-09-18 02:43:40

Spotted lanternfly seen in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia

The invaders are small, but they do a lot of damage. They are from Asia, specifically China, Vietnam and Bangladesh, a genuine pest.

6ABC.COM - 2018-09-17 23:03:02

Jury selection to begin for murder of 13-year-old Blacksburg girl

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va.- The trial for one of the former Virginia Tech students charged in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell is scheduled to begin Monday.Natalie Keepers is accused of helping David Eisenhauer, who will spend the next 50 years in prison for the Blacksburg teen's

WSLS - 2018-09-17 08:55:01

Blacksburg, Christiansburg, much of New River Valley under Flash Flood Warning

The warning, which expires at 9:30 a.m. Monday, covers Montgomery, Floyd and Pulaski counties, as well as Radford.

WSLS - 2018-09-17 01:40:33

Heavy rain causing flooding, road closures throughout Southwest Virginia

Downed trees and standing water have been reported in Roanoke, Bedford, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Montgomery and Patrick counties.

WSLS - 2018-09-17 09:25:24

Crash causes 4-mile backup on I-81 North outside of Roanoke

A car crash has caused a 4-mile-backup on I-81 North, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.The crash is at mile marker 138.The northbound left shoulder and left lane are closed, according to VDOT.Copyright 2018 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.

WSLS - 2018-09-16 19:33:20

Virginia Board of Pharmacy to grant five licenses for medical marijuana out of 51 applications

The Virginia Board of Pharmacy is in the process of granting five licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, despite 51 applications. Each application required a $10,000 filing fee.The Committee on Pharmaceutical Processors, which is supplying recommendations to the board for license approval, has

WATCHDOG.ORG - 2018-09-17 12:30:00

Flash flood warning issued for parts of Southwest Virginia

The warning, which expires at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, covers Galax as well as parts of Grayson, Carroll, Patrick and Floyd counties.

WSLS - 2018-09-16 21:35:32

VDOT: Flooding causes trees to fall in multiple roads in SW Virgina

Impacts have been reported so far in Bedford, Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick and Roanoke counties.

WSET - 2018-09-17 05:43:03

Virginia drivers: Avoid I-95 southbound to North Carolina

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - As the Carolinas continue to feel the effects of tropical depression Florence,North Carolina's Department of Transportation is urging drivers to avoid traveling through the storm's projected path.

WRIC TV - 2018-09-16 14:18:07

River Flood Warning issued for Mercer County by National Weather Service

According to the release, at 2 p.m. on Sunday the river was at 4.2 feet. "It looks likes it will crest at 16 feet which is moderate flood stage," National Weather Service Meteorologist Ben Gruver said on Sunday afternoon.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-09-16 19:54:00

American Red Cross opens shelter at Berglund Center for families prone to flooding

The shelter, located at the Berglund Center, opened Saturday at 1 p.m. although it was initially set to open Sunday.


River flooding a concern into early and middle part of this week

ROANOKE, Va.- The National Weather Service in Blacksburg is concerned about the potential for major river flooding for the New River, Roanoke River in Roanoke and for the Dan River. Combining heavy rain, a wet soil and our complex terrain - the potential for river flooding into the early and middle


Authorities searching area in Blacksburg for missing Roanoke baby

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, at 9:16 p.m. on September 12, working with the Roanoke Police Department,investigators arrested31-year-old, Andrew Christopher Terry. He was charged in connection with the illegal disposal of a body.