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Two people attacked by family dog in Virginia

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Bedford County deputies say the dog responsible for the attack of a mother and daughter has been put down. Deputies say at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Bedford County 911 dispatchers received a call from the 8800 block of Falling Creek Road from a female reporting that she an


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


VCEDA awards nearly $800K to small businesses, development projects

LEBANON — The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority has approved up to $774,000 in grants to 18 startup and existing new businesses and economic development projects across far Southwest Virginia.


Authorities searching for missing Virginia teen

TAZEWELL COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Authorities in Tazewell County are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager. Deputies say Sabrina Nicole Carbough, 15, from Springville, Va. has gone missing.


Canadian firm chooses Lebanon for new headquarters

A Canadian-based manufacturer of specialty plastic caps and closures will soon establish its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Russell County, Virginia, creating 48 new jobs within three years and 65 new jobs within five years at the Russell County Shell Building in Lebanon. In the process of est


Police issue Senior Alert for missing Virginia man

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — The Virginia State Police need your help locating a missing elderly man. Police say Albert Vandegriek, 87, of Sterling, Va. was last seen April 22 around 2 p.m. at Providence Village Drive in Sterling. He was driving a white 2004 Subaru station wagon with VA plates ZJ-23


Jane Seymour talks TV, Johnny Cash and fan questions

Johnny Cash showed up on the set of “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.”. And for actress Jane Seymour, the star of the 1990s’ “Dr. Quinn” series, that was “a life-changing experience,” Seymour said during a recent telephone interview.


Lebanon softball blanks Tazewell to remain undefeated

TAZEWELL, Va.— The Pioneers continued to be undefeated in Southwest District play. Carson-Newman University signee Morgan Hamm had her most impressive outing of the year in the circle as Lebanon cruised by Tazewell 12-0 on Wednesday.


Bristol 7-year-old with developmental delays gets custom tractor

BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) - According to his mom, 7-year-old Creed Rosenbalm loves lawnmowers. And his neighbors in Bristol are well aware. "Everybody in our neighborhood will wait for him to get home until they start mowing because they know he's obsessed with lawnmowers," says Creed's mom, Jamie Rosen


Her diet may bug you

Before Amy Wright indulges in crickets and mealworms, she makes sure to cook them first. Wright eats bugs. All kinds of bugs. Grasshoppers. Cicadas. Beetles. But her favorite is larvae of the wax moth, a rather unremarkable insect that thrives in bee hives.


Virginia funeral home owner pleads guilty to forging death records

DUMFRIES, VA (AP) - A man who owned a Virginia funeral home has pleaded guilty to forging death certificates. News outlets report 33-year-old Shaun Reid pleaded guilty this month to the charges in Maryland, where he’s been banned from performing funeral service work since 2014. He was sentenced to t


Virginia firefighters rescue cat from storm drain

CAMPBELL COUNTY, VA (WDBJ7) - The Brookville-Timberlake Volunteer Fire Department did its good deed for the day Tuesday by rescuing a kitten. Not from a tree, however. This time, the cat was stuck in a storm drain.


Play Date imagines fun and education expansion with business challenge awards

ABINGDON, Va. — With as many as 100 five-star, handwritten reviews and nearly 3,000 followers on Facebook, Abingdon’s newest indoor play and party venue is becoming more than child’s play.


Dunkin' to open new location near the Pinnacle in Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) - Good news Dunkin' fans, a new location is coming to the Tri-Cities!. The popular coffee and doughnut chain is opening a new location in Bristol, Tennessee.


'It was 100% racism': Virginia hotel employee fired after guest records interaction

NORFOLK, Va (WAVY) -- An employee of a Days Inn in Norfolk is out of a job Monday after an incident caught on camera. In the video a customer begins recording his encounter with the employee, after he says the employee used several racial slurs.


Deer injured after jumping through glass window and into Virginia Beach store

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Not something you expect to see first thing in the morning on your way into work, but was the reality for a group of employees setting up a new retail store in the Lynnhaven Mall; a deer jumping through their storefront window.


Virginia DMV wants drivers to get 'REAL ID'

(WRIC)-- The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles wants drivers to switch over to the REAL ID. By October 2020, you must have a REAL ID in order to board a domestic flight or access federal facilities such as military bases. It will also meet federal requirements.


Virginia ABC to Offer Online Discounts Monday, April 29, for Cyber MOM-Day

Virginia ABC to Offer Online Discounts Monday, April 29, for Cyber MOM-Day If your mom enjoys a margarita, martini, mojito, Bloody Mary or any other cocktail, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) will be offering an online-only discount for Cyber MOM-Day on Monday, April 29, to ge


Judge says Virginia Beach teen who stabbed officer wasn't too high to waive his rights

A judge on Tuesday ruled that statements an intoxicated teen made after being charged with stabbing an officer can be admitted during his trial this summer. An attorney representing Riley Garrett Miller had asked the judge to throw the statements out because the then 17-year-old was too high to know


Meadowview man pleads guilty in abduction case

A Meadowview, Virginia, man pleaded guilty to multiple charges stemming from the 2018 abduction of a 15-year-old girl. On Thursday, Leroy VanMeter Jr., 45, entered the plea in Washington County Circuit Court, according to Commonwealth’s Attorney Josh Cumbow. He pleaded guilty to one count of abducti