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State Police on-scene of an accident on I-81 in Roanoke County

The Virginia State Police are investigating a tractor-trailer accident on I-81 at Mile Marker 144 in Roanoke County. According to VDOT 511, motorists can expect delays due to the accident. The North right lane and right shoulder are currently closed. According to Virginia State Police, the driver o

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 21:53:00

Roanoke County Police investigating an armed robbery

ROANOKE CO., Va. (WDBJ7)-- Roanoke County Police are investigating after they say there was an armed robbery Thursday. Police say they responded to an armed robbery at a business at in the 5700 block of Starkey Road at around 8:00 p.m. Thursday. According to police, two men demanded money from the c


Police: Teen shot outside Walmart in Fairfield Township

Police are looking for whoever is responsible for shooting a teenager Saturday outside a Walmart. Police responded to Hamilton Princeton Road for a person shot close to 2:30 p.m. Police say a male in his late teens was shot in the leg. The teenager was transported to West Chester hospital with non

WLWT 5 - 2018-01-20 22:08:00

Restaurants see customer spike on first day of Downtown Roanoke's Restaurant Week

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - Restaurant Week in downtown Roanoke kicked off Friday and at least one spot is already seeing a boost in business. Downshift - Handcrafted Bikes and Brews is one of the more than 30 downtown restaurants joining in on the event. It's their first year participating and already t

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-20 03:35:00

Crews contain fire in abandoned building in Salem

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) - Salem firefighters are on the scene of a fire off of Thompson Memorial Dr on Lee Street. City officials say the call came into the 9-1-1 center around 7:50 p.m. Officials say an abandoned building caught fire. It has been extinguished and brought under control. The crews have

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 05:32:00

Lexington man arrested after police chase in Vinton

VINTON, Va. (WDBJ7) -- A man has been arrested after a police chase in Vinton. Just before 8:30 p.m. Friday, a Vinton Police patrol officer attempted to pull over on a blue BMW for a traffic violation. When the officer activated his emergency lights, the vehicle accelerated and a pursuit ensued.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-20 07:30:00

Government shutdown impacting national parks

The federal government shutdown is impacting Shenandoah National Park and may be impacting the Blue Ridge Parkway. Hikers and bikers were surprised to find the Blue Ridge Parkway closed at the Rockfish Gap entrance on Saturday. Many people were ditching their cars at the entrance to the parkway to c

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 01:41:00

Standing room only for Roanoke's second Women's March

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) People from all walks of life made their way to the Women's March in Roanoke to speak out. For some it was their first march, but for others a tradition they want to pass down. Mother and daughter Lori and Mandolyn Mullins attended the march last year in Washington, D.C. "I had

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 02:59:00

Two Adams Co. men charged in string of 17 car break-ins

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Police have charged two Adams County men in a string of more than a dozen vehicle break-ins in the Gettysburg area. Police charged John Montez Lugo, 29, and Marzell Maurice Graham, 25, Nov. 16 with allegedly breaking into and stealing from 17 cars parked primaril

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-01-21 20:44:47

Police: Man, 28, had sexual relationship with Greene Township teen

Subscribed, but don't have a login? District Attorney Matt Fogal lead a press conference with all Franklin County Chiefs of Police, Overdose Drug Task Force, etc to discuss the state of the epidemic/new initiatives today at the county's Public Safety Training Center. Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinio

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-01-20 18:06:16

Two troopers, civilian employee return to work at Carlisle State Police station after biohazard evacuation

CARLISLE - Two Pennsylvania State Police troopers and a civilian employee returned to work at the Carlisle Police Station Friday after a biohazard scare forced the station to be evacuated Thursday, State Police say. The evacuation of the station, located at 1538 Commerce Avenue, occurred at 2:05 p.m


2 die, overdoses suspected

Two men, ages 38 and 39, were found dead "due to a suspected drug overdose" Friday about 7:15 a.m. in a garage in the 500 block of Hunterstown Road, according to the Adams County Crime Stoppers Facebook page. There were no signs of violence, said Adams County Coroner Pat Felix, who declared the men

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2018-01-20 03:45:00

11-year-old dies in multi-vehicle crash in Liberty Township, Adams County

Coroner Pat Felix said Friday night that no names are being released at this time. A multi-vehicle crash at Waynesboro Pike and Orchard Road in Liberty Township left one child dead, Adams County Chief Deputy Coroner Francis Dutrow said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 in the 400 bloc


Carlisle teen still missing after leaving home more than a week ago

Carlisle police say a 15-year-old girl reported missing last week has not returned home. Dejah Thompson-Myers was seen Jan. 18 in Mt. Holly Springs area with a black male with shoulder length dreadlocks, police said. Her father reported her missing on Jan. 15. Prior to the sighting on Thursday, Deja

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-21 22:30:35

Man arrested after firing a rifle out of apartment window

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A 22-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning after Washington County Sheriff's Deputies say he fired a rifle out of his apartment window. Around 1:00 a.m. deputies responded to the 400 block of Bentley Court in Hagerstown for a report of shots fired. After arriving on scene,

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-01-21 15:51:11

Carlisle man dies from injuries from crash on Route 15

A 77-year-old Carlisle man has died from injuries after a crash on Thursday in Franklin Township, York County. Glen Varner, who was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in a multi-vehicle crash at around 2:20 p.m. on Route 15 at Century Lane, later died at the hospital, according to Northern


Portsmouth police investigating a double shooting on Lexington Drive

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Two men were shot Sunday night in the 90 block of Lexington Drive. Portsmouth dispatchers received the emergency call for the shooting just after 7 p.m. Portsmouth police say both of the victim's injuries are not considered life-threatening, but one of them was transported t

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-01-22 01:46:42

Mom admits to killing son after remains found hidden in car trunk

HAMPTON, Va. (WTVR) -- A Richmond woman charged after police found her son's body in the trunk of her car - has now admitted to killing him. Tonya Slaton pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of her teenage son Quincy Davis, the Virginia Pilot reported. Virginia State Police found Da

AOL CORP - 2018-01-20 17:04:00

Suffolk police investigating armed robbery at 7-Eleven

Photo courtesy: Suffolk Police Department SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Suffolk police say two men robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint in the early hours of Thursday morning. Suffolk dispatch received a call about the incident around 2:30 a.m. The two armed men went inside the store in the 1100 block of P


You can check out a person at Engage Suffolk's "Human Library"

Buy Now Ken Wright leads The Buffalo Riders in prayer before the 15th annual Buffalo Riders Parade of Horses on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Portsmouth. From left to right: Sharon Komenda and her husband, Rogard Ross, led a group of Friends of Indian River volunteers on a recent Saturday morning to r

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-21 13:00:00