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Wind advisory warning for our area

Scattered rain showers in the area on this Saturday morning and a wind advisory in effect for Saturday night through noon on Sunday.Weather problems just won’t leave us alone.From the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg:…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EDT SUNDAY… Th

BLUERIDGEMUSE.COM - 2018-10-20 11:36:12

Christiansburg Primary School students learn how science is cool

"We're here basically to show them that science is cool," Mario Ortiz, a Virginia Tech student, said. "[We hope] that they're going to leave this place thinking, 'Oh, I want to be an engineer. I want to be a scientist because it's cool! The stuff they do is cool. They're not just nerds.'"

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-18 22:50:00

Former cop arrested for shoplifting

Donald Cromer, 54, has been charged with misdemeanor shoplifting from the Christiansburg store Sept. 9.

RADFORDNEWSJOURNAL.COM - 2018-10-20 00:43:31

Family puts up $25,000 in bid to keep dog

CHRISTIANSBURG — A Virginia Tech student's family really, really wants her to keep a young Labrador retriever named Lesley – so much so that on Friday, they agreed to put up $25,000 to try to end a legal fight about the dog's ownership.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-19 21:48:00

Police: Virginia dog kennel owners engaged in bestiality

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a couple who owned a dog kennel engaged in bestiality caught on video. Citing a Monday release from Suffolk police, The Virginian-Pilot reports 42-year-old Christina Patterson was charged with multiple counts of bestiality and animal cruelty more than a yea

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-19 00:37:00

Virginia woman accused of drugging child to pass urine test

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WideOpen plans to expand fiber network to reach up to 1,300 homes in Blacksburg, Christiansburg

WideOpen Blacksburg has already built a fiber network capable of delivering super-fast internet to around 100 homes in Montgomery County, but next year it hopes to expand to reach an additional 800 to 1,300 potential customers.

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New River Valley nonprofit changes name to better highlight services

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - A New River Valley nonprofit officially has a new name. Housing Connections, formerly Pembroke Management Inc., helps families and individuals facing financial hardships find quality, affordable housing. The nonprofit administers the Housing Choice Voucher Program, a service r

WSLS - 2018-10-19 20:11:28

Christiansburg tattoo artist helping breast cancer survivors heal

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Breast cancer is a brutal battle for nearly 64,000 women each year in the U.S, but a new Christiansburg business hopes to make that fight a little easier. Breast cancer changed Ginger Bousman-Roberts' life. After being diagnosed in 2015, she made the tough decision to have a d

WSLS - 2018-10-20 00:38:21

Giles County man pleads guilty in fatal home invasion case

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-18 20:37:00

Northam visits Blacksburg med students with former addict

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-19 18:04:00

Roanoke County police release identities of two dead after Cave Spring shooting

On October 16, 2018 at approximately 7:39 p.m. Roanoke County Police officers responded to the 5200 block of Eden Avenue for reports of shots being fired. After arriving, officers located two victims with gunshot wounds. Russell Edghill, 66, and his wife Lynda Edghill, 60, were quickly moved to safe

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Father of missing Roanoke baby released on bond

Andrew Terry, who is charged with illegal disposal of a body in connection with a missing Roanoke baby, was approved bond by a judge on Tuesday.

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Man caught with 900K untaxed cigarettes sentenced to prison

The U.S. attorney's office in Buffalo says Ian Tarbell, of Hogansburg in Franklin County, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 15 months in prison. Tarbell was convicted of possession of contraband cigarettes.

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Judge affirms two-year sentence in Montgomery County road rage stabbing case

Sayles, 37, of Radford, was convicted in July of unlawful wounding for cutting the throat of Weston Harrison, then a 17-year-old, after an altercation that began on the city’s Tyler Avenue and finished just outside city limits in Montgomery County.

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Radford woman charged with giving 10-year-old Suboxone – so she could collect his urine

The Suboxone made the boy very sick, Annis said, but the effects seemed to pass. "It's lucky for everyone involved he didn't overdose. He could have died," Annis said during a bond hearing in Radford Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

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Prosecutors: Man shot and killed in case of road rage

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Man found in ditch by Belspring Road, Pulaski county

PULASKI Co., Va. (WDBJ7) --The Pulaski County Sheriffs office say that a man was found in a ditch on Belspring Road, Pulaski county after authorities were alerted.

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Passenger charged with first degree murder

Eisenhauer murder trial delayedStaff ReportCHRISTIANSBURG — Defense attorneys for David Eisenhauer, who is accused of killing a 13-year-old girl in 2016, say they need more time to analyze text messages and other data before he stands trial for first-degree murder.Eisenhauer, 20 — a former Virginia

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Plea agreements end Radford missing baby case

Andy Alexander Bosier, 41, and Samantha Marie Cochran, 25, had back-to-back hearings in Radford Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court where each was sentenced to 12 months in jail. Judge Stephanie Murray Shortt suspended 11 months and 20 days of the sentence and noted that with credit for time serve

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