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One million dollar lottery ticket bought in Franklin County

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to a staggering $1.6 billion, but someone in our area still won some life-changing money. According to valottery.com, a ticket worth $1 million was purchased in Franklin County. The ticket was bought at the Whistle Stop, on 11729 Old Franklin Turnpike in Union Ha

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-20 19:30:00

Person transported to the hospital following shooting in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) --One person was transported to the hospital following a shooting in Roanoke.Police say the incident happened around 7:25 p.m. on Saturday at 1638 Hershberger Road.The person who police believe is responsible for the shooting has been taken into custody.There is no word on the c

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-20 20:34:00

Music in Floyd starts tonight

Sunday Sounds from 1 to 4 p.m. with Root Down, playing jazz. Next week: Zuzu Welsch Band with rock, blues and country.


Strong wind blows in some December-like chill

ROANOKE, Va.- The National Weather Service in Blacksburg issued a High Wind Warning for the Roanoke Valley, along with Floyd, Carroll and Grayson Counties. This does include the City of Galax from 6 p.m. Saturday through Noon Sunday.

WSLS - 2018-10-20 19:28:26

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

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

Floyd Town Council meeting tonight

The Floyd Town Council will have its second meeting of the month tonight (October 18) at the W. Skip Bishop Jr. Town Hall.The agenda6:30 PM 6:30 PM MEETING CALL TO ORDER6:30 PM 6:30 PM ROLL CALL6:30 PM 6:45 PM CITIZENS COMMENT PERIOD6:45 PM 7:30 PM PRESENTATIONA. Recognition of Mr. Roger MannonB. Mr


One person shot in Roanoke on Hershberger Road

ROANOKE COUNTY - Roanoke City police confirm that they are on scene of a shooting in Roanoke. According to police, one person has been shot. It happened Saturday around 7:30 p.m. near the 1600 block of Hershberger Road. There is information about the condition of the victim. 10 News has a crew on

WSLS - 2018-10-21 00:46:10

Floyd business says homemade tradition protects from tariff troubles

If anything, Crenshaw Lighting believes the episode may give it a leg up on its larger, less handcrafted competitors.


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


Police: Man 'inappropriately touched' 2 girls at homecoming

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Giles County man pleads guilty in fatal home invasion case

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Kentucky woman gets life in prison for slaying of boyfriend

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to life in prison for killing her on-again, off-again boyfriend.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-19 15:19:13

Cold this morning. Damn cold.

As for rain, the forecasts call for morning showers on Saturday, then dry and showers again on Friday and Saturday of next week and most of the week after that.


UPDATE: Body found in Roanoke River identified

Police have identified the body recovered from the Roanoke River as Betty "Susie" Fitzgerald Britt, 53, of Roanoke. She was reported missing on October 5. The Medical Examiner's Office determined the cause of death to be accidental drowning, and have attributed the death to the recent storms. ORIGIN


Parents arrested after 5-month old seen riding on moped between them

Cane Hartwick Jr. and Athena Colon (courtesy of Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office) SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - Two parents are each facing two counts of felony child neglect after authorities caught the couple traveling on a moped with their five-month-old child between them. Authorities received


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.


UPDATE: Man wanted in Bluefield, VA robbery captured

Willis Caudill, Jr. was arrested Wednesday night during a traffic stop in Richmond, Kentucky.


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.