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Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen girl Nicole Lovell’s body
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech student pleaded guilty Tuesday to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl, but still faces trial on a more serious charge of being an accessory to the teen’s killing.
Radford and Blacksburg Early Learning Centers throw summer bash
During the fun-filled event, families enjoyed sweet treats, bounce houses, face-painting, crafts and the chance to win prizes. Additionally, children had an opportunity to meet local heroes, and experienced a Touch-a-Truck activity, as the local police and fire departments brought along their vehicl
Watchdog probes military burning of ammunition, explosives
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — The inspector general for the U.S. Department of Defense has launched an investigation into the open burning of ammunition and explosives at military sites across the country, including at a sprawling Army ammunition plant in Virginia.
Radford city schools return from summer break with additional recess time due to new law
Lane tries to take breaks with her students every 30 minutes because, she says, it makes a difference with her instructional time.
Pulaski shooting range withdrawals expansion petition
PULASKI COUNTY, Va.- A Pulaski County shooting range is putting expansion plans on hold.The owner applied for a special use permit to make the range a private membership skeet club, and to allow college teams to practice.Barry Moore Jr. owns a shotgun range that sits on his family's land off Miller
Death investigation underway in Danville
DANVILLE, Va.- A death investigation is underway in Danville.Police have taped off the intersection of Henry Street and Claiborne Street.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.Copyright 2018 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.
Max Meadows man faces sex-related charge in Smyth County
Smyth County deputies made contact with the suspect, 19-year-old Bryson Seth Melton-Lowe, on social media, posing as the girl. Under the impression he was speaking to the minor, Melton-Lowe arranged a meeting at a location in Smyth County, Shuler said. The sheriff noted that Melton-Lowe was advised
First Volvo built at New River Valley returned - Truck News
Wilson also bought the first Volvo F86 model sold in the U.S. in the 1970s, and in 2011 it took delivery of the 500,000thU.S.-built Volvo truck.
Training Camp 2018: Blacksburg
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Homecoming for the Blacksburg Bruins this season is October 20. However for new head coach, Eddie Sloss, his homecoming is week one against Giles.
Volunteers needed for Blacksburg Brew Do
The Blacksburg Partnership, a nonprofit economic development organization serving the Blacksburg area, is seeking volunteers to help with the 10th anniversary Blacksburg Brew Do, the New River Valley’s award-winning craft beer festival. The event will be held at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research
Pulaski School Board votes to name road to new school after war hero
Late last month, several Pulaski County residents, many of whom served in the military, advocated for Bausell’s name and celebrated his service.
Friendship between a woman and a horse inspires movie
RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ)A West Virginia woman and a horse prove love has the power to heal even the deepest wounds. Now their story is being made into a major motion picture, right here in our hometown."Scene 1B. Take two," the production assistant yelled giving the marker a big clap."Action!" The direct
Virginia Tech move-in day begins Wednesday
The main move-in dates are Wednesday through Saturday. Kenneth Belcher with Virginia Tech says that you'll want to be patient. He says Wednesday will be the busiest day, and if you wait later on, it'll be an easier move-in.
Truck fire impacts Wytheville interstate traffic
On I-81 at mile marker 71.2 in the County of Wythe, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle fire. The South right lane, right shoulder, and exit ramp are closed. Traffic backups are approximately 6.0 miles. The fire was reported at approximately 11 a.m.
Tickets for Blacksburg Brew Do's 10th anniversary event on sale
Tickets for the 10th anniversary of Blacksburg Brew Do, the New River Valley’s award-winning craft beer festival, are now on sale at both Blacksburg Kroger locations and online at .
Department of Defense opens investigation into open burning at RAAP, other U.S. facilities
The investigation, which was spurred by a congressional request, will be conducted by the department’s inspector general and “evaluate DoD compliance with relevant environmental and related laws, inter-agency and municipal agreements, and policy at sites where DoD conducts or conducted open burning
Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's body
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech student has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl, but still faces trial on a more serious charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing.Natalie Keepers entered her guilty plea Tuesday.
Natalie Keepers pleads guilty to concealing Nicole Lovell's body
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.- Natalie Keepers, the second person charged in the death of Nicole Lovell has pleaded guilty to concealing the teen's body on Tuesday afternoon.Lovell is the Blacksburg teen lured out her bedroom window and murdered in 2016.More HeadlinesKeepers' trial next scheduled development
Local organization launches new social media campaign in response to rising substance abuse
Mike Wade, communications and outreach coordinator for New River Valley Community Services, says its goal is to reach the 18-to-25-year-old audience.
Montgomery County supervisors hear from residents about townhomes project
The project is being proposed for roughly 5 acres around the intersection of Clay Street and Cherry Lane, and members of a firm called Blacksburg LLC told supervisors that they will target Virginia Tech and other university-affiliated employees, “young professionals” and retirees.