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Juvenile found dead inside Pulaski Co. home
PULASKI Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is investigating a juvenile's death, according to a news release. Officials from the sheriff's office and regional EMS responded to a call Tuesday at 5982 Old Route 11, the release said. Upon arrival, deputies and rescue personnel disco
Pulaski County Sheriff's are investigating the death of a juvenile
PULASKI COUNTY, Va. (WFXR News) - On Tuesday, November 14th Pulaski County Sheriff's Office and REMSI responded to the area of 5982 Old Route for a possible death.Officials say upon arrival deputies and rescue found a juvenile deceased inside of the residence.Officials say an autopsy will be conduct
Man dead, Wythe County deputy wounded in shootout
According to the news release, police were called to an armed robbery at a hotel in a 2500 block of East Lee Highway, near Exit 80 from Interstate 81/77. The suspect left the scene, and the trooper and deputy spotted the man at the bus stop. As they approached, he began shooting, state police said.
Police: Man fatally shot, deputy hurt in shootout
FORT CHISWELL, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed and a sheriff's deputy was seriously wounded in a shootout at a Virginia bus station.Virginia State Police said in a news release that troopers and Wythe County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at a Fort Chiswell
Wythe County deputy shot, suspect killed during early morning armed robbery investigation
According to a press release from the sheriff’s department, deputies received a call about 12:16 a.m. regarding an armed robbery at the Comfort Inn in Fort Chiswell. The deputy, who officials have not named, eventually found the suspect at the bus station.
Wythe County deputy involved shooting confirmed
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Deputies won't face charges in deadly shooting of Montgomery County teen
As Tincher began advancing toward deputies, they fired at him, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
Pulaski's downtown organization announces Small Business Saturday plans for Nov. 24
Pulaski On Main will expand promotions and activities for this year’s Small Business Saturday, which occurs on Nov. 24, through a shop window initiative. This effort will dovetail with Small Business Saturday programming planned by Beans and Rice.
The future of I-81: Everything that's wrong with our biggest highway, and how to fix it
ROANOKE, Va. - Crash after crash. Backup for miles. It's the reality many drivers face traveling Interstate 81. "It's just a lot of traffic. It really backs up in a heartbeat," said John Mason, a Fairlawn resident. "There's a lot of congestion on the interstate, no matter what time of the day," sa
Police: Man wanted for homicide in Florida arrested in Pulaski
PULASKI, Va. (WFXR News) - The Pulaski Police Department have arrested a man wanted in a homicide case in Florida, who was living in the town.
Winter storm watch issued for region with threat of freezing rain, ice and snow
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg, Va., has issued a winter storm watch for Mercer, Tazewell, Bland, Giles and Wythe counties. The winter storm watch is in effect for Wednesday evening into Friday morning with the threat of a freezing rain, sleet, rain and snow.
Radford University students petition city council for closer polling location
"I believe that moving this closer to campus will allow for better access for young people, our students to vote, as well as help local and lifelong community members," John Register, a Virginia 21 advocacy group representative and RU senior, said.
Nonprofit restaurant has busy first week in Wytheville
WYTHEVILLE - The newest downtown local foods spot is already drawing repeat customers. Open Door Cafe started serving weekday lunches at a converted tire garage on West Main Street on Nov. 5 and has averaged 80 customers per day so far. They've added a Wednesday dinner service, too. "I've already be
Man seriously injured after jumping from moving semi on I-77 in Carroll | Carroll News
According to Virginia State Police Senior Trooper R.B. Phipps, the incident occurred at 6:50 a.m. on Nov. 13 at mile marker 2.6 in the southbound lane of I-77 near Lambsburg. Phipps said John David Guy, 72, of Winston-Salem, N.C., was driving a 2002 Freightliner tractor-trailer when the semi lost it
Suspect in fatal Florida home invasion - known as 'Milliondolla Slab' - arrested in Pulaski
A Florida man wanted on first- and second-degree murder charges was arrested Wednesday in Pulaski, town police announced Thursday.Travis S. Bradley, 22, of Cocoa, Florida, was arrested by officers responding to a disturbance at Craig Street Apartments, according to a police news release. Florida and
Potato chip bag robbery case goes to grand jury
CHRISTIANSBURG — A Montgomery County grand jury will consider the case of a Vinton woman accused of trying to rob a man by covering her hand with a potato chip bag and demanding money – and then getting stabbed by her alleged victim."She threatened him with potato chips?" Circuit Court Judge Robert
Here's the 'Good News' that happened in Central Georgia: Nov. 4-10
Georgia Military College honors veterans at Armistice Day ceremonyIn honor of Veterans Day, Georgia Military College hosts events to remember soldiers who served in World War I.2.From behind the lines to behind the lens: Dublin VA photographer shares his storyEvery day, veterans walk the halls of th
Dublin man gets prison sentence for April shooting incident
A plea agreement last week wrapped up Lardadian Javon Banian’s charges for shooting at a van during an April dispute at a Pulaski apartment complex.Banian, 25, of Dublin, pleaded guilty to two counts of maliciously shooting at an occupied vehicle and one count of possessing a firearm after being con
Father, son found dead in Virginia home ruled homicide
Father, son found dead in Virginia home — BEALETON, Va. -- Fauquier County Sheriff's Office said the death of a father and son that were found in a residence in Virginia has ruled a homicide.
Blacksburg's mayor on mass shootings: Don't despair, summon the will to do better
Many people have inquired with polite interest about how things are going for me in this first year of serving as mayor of Blacksburg. My initial response is simply that it’s an honor which I’m grateful to have been given. Usually, I tell them that I’m enjoying the experience. My predecessor establi