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3 tractor-trailers crash on I-77 North in Fancy Gap

All lanes on Interstate 77 northbound are closed in Carroll County, Virginia. The closure will impact drivers in North Carolina. Virginia State police say three tractor-trailers crashed at Fancy Gap Mountain. Officers did not know the extent of the crash, but did recall the area being 'very curvy' a

WXII 12 - 2018-01-18 13:35:00

Jefferson College to merge with Radford University

ROANOKE, Va. - Radford University announced Thursday that it intends to merge the Jefferson College of Health Sciences into its family of colleges and departments. Carilion Clinic currently owns and operates Jefferson College. The merger planning process is expected to take 18 to 24 months. Radfo

WSLS - 2018-01-18 17:13:23

Woman charged after allegedly stabbing boyfriend in the back

PRINCETON - A local woman was charged with malicious wounding Thursday and remanded to the regional jail after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the back. Christy Lynn Propp, 34, of Princeton was arrested after deputies with the Mercer County Sheriff's Department were dispatched Thursday morning t

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-19 09:30:00

Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

FANCY GAP, Va. - Officials have shut down I-77 northbound from Cana to Fancy Gap after high winds have caused several tractor-trailers to overturn on the mountain. John Shelton, Surry County emergency services director, said Virginia officials advised him they will not be removing the wreckage until

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 13:56:52

High winds knock over trucks on 77

FANCY GAP, Va. (WDBJ7) High winds pushed over three tractor trailers on interstate 77 in Carroll County Thursday morning on Fancy Gap Mountain. The drivers are all OK, but the overturned trucks backed up traffic for several hours. All three tractor trailers were removed by Thursday afternoon, but wa

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-19 02:27:00

Horton announces mayoral bid, eyes 'Radford renaissance'

RADFORD - And now there are two. A second longtime community activist in Radford has decided he'd like a shot at the soon-to-be open mayor's job. David Horton, the president of the Radford Chamber of Commerce and an administrator at Radford University, announced via his Facebook page Monday he inten

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-01-19 10:30:00

Death of Red Onion state prison inmate ruled suicide

The state medical examiner said Thursday that a Red Onion State Prison inmate who died Jan. 7 took his own life. A spokeswoman for the Western District office of the state medical examiner said the cause of Jordyn M. Charity's death was suicide and the manner of death was "hanging." Further details

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-18 21:21:00

Man accused of shackling children to beds graduated from Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WSET) - A man accused of keeping 13 children shackled in his California home graduated from Virginia Tech. 57-year-old David Allen Turpin and 49-year-old Louise Anna Turpin were arrested after one of their children called authorities. Deputies found the children and say they were m

WSET - 2018-01-18 15:22:21

Melrose police seek help identifying alleged credit card crook

The Melrose Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man who stole a resident's credit card and used it to make multiple purchases. On Jan. 15, a Melrose resident noticed eight fraudulent charges on his credit card, totaling nearly $700. The purchases occurred on Jan.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 16:29:45

Worker Killed In Gloucester Construction Accident: Reports

BEVERLY, MA - A worker was killed in a construction accident in Gloucester on Thursday, NBC is reporting. According to a spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney's Office confirmed the 27-year-old man died while working at 23 Nashua Ave. The victim's name has not been released. The Occupational

PATCH - 2018-01-18 18:35:00

Events going on around Arlington this week

Alewife Corridor Resilience Symposium: 6-9 p.m. Jan. 19, Arlington Town Hall Auditorium, 730 Mass. Ave. For information, registration: http://alewiferesilience.org. Tufts University and Earthos Institute are hosting this symposium on Alewife corridor collaborative resilience. This symposium will bri

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 12:00:00

Armed Robbery, Missing Bonds, An Overdose: Arlington Police Logs

ARLINGTON, MA - The following is a sample of the types of calls the Arlington Police received over the weekend. Just because someone reported an incident a certain way doesn't mean that's the way it actually panned out.Tuesday, Jan. 9 This is not a bus stop, this is my house: Police responded to a r

PATCH - 2018-01-18 23:12:38

Swampscott mourns music teacher felled by outbreak

The Swampscott school district is remembering a 68-year-old music teacher who died suddenly Wednesday of complications from the flu as a devoted educator who loved and inspired her students. In a letter to parents Wednesday, schools Superintendent Pamela R.H. Angelakis said Phyllis J. Gotlib, who ha

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

5 Expensive Melrose Homes Just Hit Market

MELROSE, MA - If you're reading this, odds are you live in Melrose. But maybe you're trying to upgrade. Or maybe you just like looking at all the pricey home around town going up for sale. In just the past week alone, the following Melrose homes have hit the market. All of these homes are asking for

PATCH - 2018-01-19 03:29:19

Despite one family's tragedy, Love Blooms in Melrose

Last spring, Andrea and Michael Galvin experienced one of the most dramatic emotional plunges imaginable: Expecting healthy twin daughters, the two learned their unborn children had been diagnosed with a rare disease called twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. Weeks later, the TTTS caused Andrea to go

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 17:55:09

Swampscott Music Teacher Dies Of Flu Complications

SWAMPSCOTT, MA - A longtime Swampscott music teacher died Wednesday because of complications from the flu, according to school district officials. Phyllis Gotlib, 68, fell "unexpectedly ill over the weekend," Swampscott Superintendent Pamela Angelakis wrote in a letter. Gotlib had been a fixture in

PATCH - 2018-01-18 18:58:21

Police conducting death investigation at Denver International Airport after body found

DENVER - Police in Denver are conducting a death investigation at Denver International Airport. Police responded to Garage West at the airport around 1 p.m. Thursday. Details as to what led up to the investigation are not known. However, police say it does not appear criminal at this time. Airport o

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-01-18 22:21:31

Law enforcement searching for suspects in two unrelated Denver-area bank robberies less than a week apart

Law enforcement is seeking the public's help finding two suspects responsible for unrelated bank robberies in Lakewood and Littleton that occurred less than a week apart. At 10:05 a.m. on Jan. 10, a man threatened a teller at the Colorado State Bank and Trust in Littleton, saying he had a weapon and

DENVER POST - 2018-01-18 22:22:30

Snowy Weekend: Denver Weather

Today, mostly cloudy starting later tonight. Saturday January 20 Snow (< 1 in.) overnight. High 50, low 32. Chance of precipitation: 28%. Wind 2 mph from the NNESunday January 21 Snow (2-4 in.) until afternoon. High 32, low 18. Chance of precipitation: 67%. Wind 10 mph from the NNWMonday January 22

PATCH - 2018-01-19 08:10:19

Authorities: Adams County deputy fought, stunned man before fatal gunfire

Sheriff's office Sgt. Jim Morgen says the deputy had encountered the suspect in the hallway of a Denver apartment building. Morgen says the suspect, whose name has not been released, became aggressive despite the deputy's attempts to calm him down DENVER | Authorities say an Adams County deputy who

AURORA SENTINEL - 2018-01-18 15:20:16