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Woman arrested on murder and child abuse charges in Giles County

PULASKI, Va. (WDBJ7) --According to the Pulaski Police Department, officers have arrested Amber Renee Lucas, 28 of Pulaski, on felony murder and child abuse charges resulting in a death.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-05-25 11:05:00

Draper woman dies, another hurt in Pulaski County crash

At about 5:15 am, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash on Wysor Road, near the Graham Road intersection, in the Draper section of the county.

WSLS - 2018-05-24 19:44:27

Former Radford University student pleads guilty to sexual battery charge

When court resumed, prosecution and defense announced they had reached an agreement to drop a charge of rape, which carries a five-year minimum prison sentence in Virginia, and to reduce a felony charge of aggravated sexual battery to a misdemeanor count of sexual battery.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-25 00:53:00

1 killed in single-vehicle crash in Pulaski County

A 2000 Jeep Cherokee was traveling on Wysor Road, near Graham Road in the Draper area, when it ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree about 5:15 a.m., the sheriff's office said.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-24 22:40:00

Murder charge filed after Pulaski County infant's death

Amber Renee Lucas, 28, who has a Pulaski address, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury and was arrested Wednesday in Giles County with help from Pembroke police, the Pulaski news release said.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-25 15:02:00

Radford sweeps Region 2C track titles

Ty Gellner won the 300-meter hurdles in 46.96 seconds for Radford, while Emma Hastings-Crummey won the 1,600 in 5:31.44. The Bobcats also took the 3,200 relay in 11:32.14.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-25 14:35:00

Elementary student found in possession of BB gun

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7)According to the Communications Director for the City of Salem, Mike Stevens, a student from G.W. Carver Elementary was found to be in possession of a plastic soft pellet BB gun Tuesday afternoon.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-05-25 07:43:00

Police investigate fatal crash in Pulaski

Officers arrived around 5:15 a.m., on Wysor Road, near the Graham Road Intersection in Draper.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-05-24 16:04:00

Murder-suicide leaves police and community with questions

“We questioned their kids; they said it was a normal day. We asked if they fought, they said, ‘no’,” Cline said.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-05-23 19:41:00

Henry County deputies investigate stabbing at motel

RIDGEWAY, Va.- Henry County deputies are investigating a late-night stabbing.It happened at a motel in Ridgeway.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.Copyright 2018 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.

WSLS - 2018-05-24 08:26:24

Roanoke County police investigate murder, robbery

Before 11 p.m. Saturday, a dead woman with a gunshot wound was taken to the LewisGale Medical Center emergency room on the corner of Ogden and Electric Roads by a man, who then fled.


Woman charged after shooting inside Cana home | Carroll News

“A neighbor called stating he was three houses from the residence and heard gunshots. He walked a short distance to the residence and was met by a female, Cayla Jones, who stated that someone had been shot,” Gardner said in a press release. “Deputy Bradley Hoffman, Deputy Josh Bowers and Chief Deput


Radford falls to High Point in Big South Tournament

Totaling nine hits, Radford had three finish with multi-hit performances as Luke Wise, Spencer Horwitz and Matt Roth collected with two hits each. Wise provided two RBIs for three in the tournament.

WSLS - 2018-05-24 03:40:30

Man gets more than three years in prison for Blacksburg break-in spree

Dowdy, 27, of Giles County, faced five burglary charges and one grand larceny charge after the night of Nov. 7, when Blacksburg police received a series of calls from women who awakened in their Roanoke Street apartments to find a strange man standing in their bedrooms.


Virginia Tech, Virginia, VMI, Radford meet APR standards

Every team at Virginia Tech, Virginia, VMI and Radford has met the academic standards established by the NCAA to avoid a postseason ban for the 2018-19 school year.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-23 18:00:00

Three arrested on drug charges in Lynchburg

Following an investigation, O’Neil Loshay Davis, 23, of Lynchburg was arrested on a charge of Possession of Marijuana. Tion Dequan Crawford, 22, of Lynchburg was arrested on a charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Jeffrey Darnell Lewis Jr., 20, of Lynchburg was arrested on


Woman killed in weekend robbery in Roanoke County

Details are not clear, but a police news release says a robbery was "set up" at a house in the 5200 block of Overland Drive. During the course of the robbery, an altercation broke out between a resident and a robber who pulled out a firearm.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-23 16:48:00

Man denies absconding; claims hospitalized

Byron Estil Blankenship, 61, is being held without bond at New River Valley Regional Jail pending a July 23 probation revocation hearing related to 2016 convictions of hit and run and unauthorized us of a motor vehicle.


Accidental shooting involving a child under investigation in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7)According to Roanoke City Police, an investigation is underway after an accidental shooting involving a child Tuesday afternoon.


Friday traffic stop leads to drug bust

When performing a patdown on the passenger, Bradon Morris, 33, of Beckley, he became nervous and began to sweat, the criminal complaint said.