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Rare two-headed Copperhead found in Virginia

WAYNESBORO, Va. -- New details were released Friday about a two-headed baby copperhead found earlier this month outside a home in Woodbridge, Virginia.

WTVR-TV - 2018-09-21 17:43:17

West Virginia Woman Arrested for Fatally Shooting Her Child

GERRARDSTOWN, WV (WDVM) - A Berkeley County woman who allegedly shot both of her kids, one fatally, is now behind bars.

WOWK - 2018-09-21 18:39:42

Overnight shooting reported at southwest Roanoke sports bar

In 2017, someone fired a gun into a car leaving the parking lot of 1st Down. In 2013, a man was fatally stabbed in the parking lot of a restaurant at the same location that has since closed.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-09-21 14:25:00

Police: One person found shot in bar parking lot in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va (WSET) - Police are investigating a shooting in Roanoke.According to Roanoke Police, there were called to 1st Down Sports Lounge on Bridge St. SW around 1:30 on Friday morning.When police got to the scene they found one victim in the bar's parking lot.The victim was suffering from at lea

WSET - 2018-09-21 07:15:26

Fiery crash reported on I-581 in Roanoke

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VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-09-21 02:17:30

Video shows man in fight with student at Roanoke City School

Several students can be heard shouting in the video that appears to have happened in the cafeteria line, while another two adult men can be seen jumping in, in an attempt to get control of the situation.


Virginia Tech recognized as "Top College for Diversity" and "Diversity Champion" in INSIGHT Into

Blacksburg, VA - INSIGHT into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication and website in higher education, has recognized Virginia Tech as a 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipient and a 2018 Diversity Champion.

WVNT-TV - 2018-09-21 21:09:11

Police look for information related to shooting in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7)Roanoke police were called to the 700 block of Bridge Avenue SW after a report of gunfire Friday morning.When police got there, they found a man who had been shot just after 1:30 a.m.The man was taken to the hospital, and is expected to recover.Anyone that may have information sh

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-09-21 11:55:00

Police: 2 men break into woman's home, rape woman at gunpoint before fleeing

Both of the suspects had guns, police said, and some type of clothing covering their faces.

WSET - 2018-09-20 13:09:13

Police Looking for Larceny Suspect

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has asked us to ask you if you recognize the person in the picture. The person is wanted in reference to a larceny from a vehicle that took place at the Kangaroo gas station at 1560 Virginia Avenue in Collinsville on September 10th, 2018.If you can help, call Invest


Recording: After woman calls 911, man in background says ‘your momma is dead’

Caswell County, North Carolina, officials released the 911 call from 1010 New Walter’s Mill Road, where police say Donald Scott Layne, 51, of Danville, shot to death Juanita Hankins and attempted to kill Stephanie Snead on Friday.


Human Rights Attorney Yasmine Taeb To Challenge Top Virginia Democrat

Yasmine Taeb, left, speaks to Center for American Progress Action Fund CEO Neera Tanden, right, at a fundraiser in Fairfax County, Virginia.(Annabel Park/Facebook)

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-09-20 17:35:00

Search warrant: Mother of missing Roanoke baby did not call police right away

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR News) - The mother of a missing Roanoke infant did not call police immediately after she discovered her baby was missing, search warrants reveal.


Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia open again after Florence

ROANOKE, Va (WDBJ7)After days of closure due to Florence, the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia is now fully open.


Cave Spring High School overhaul gets three bids on second try, all over but closer to base cost estimate

Immediately after the bid opening, the county school board met behind closed door before emerging nearly an hour later. The board took no action, but school officials said they will negotiate with the lowest bidder with the aim of making a decision at next week's scheduled school board meeting.


Governor Northam Announces 300 New Jobs in Henry County

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Monogram Food Solutions, LLC, a Memphis-based manufacturer of value-added meats, will invest $30 million to expand its manufacturing operation, Monogram Snacks, in Henry County. The company will expand its product lines to accommodate new and expanding con


Man charged with body disposal is missing infant's father, Roanoke search warrant says

Police seized shirts, carpeting and swabs from a black Nissan Maxima they associate with Terry, the warrant says. They also took DNA samples and paperwork from the Hanover Avenue house, according to a second warrant.


Virginia man gets 3 years for arson, leaving dog to die in fire

A judge on Tuesday sentenced Luke Alvarado Hill to 15 years, with 12 suspended. In May 2017, Virginia Beach crews found Hill'sdetached garage on fireon Princess Anne Road, with his pit bull inside.


Suspect in Starlite Motel slaying is granted competency evaluation; Roanoke murder trial delayed

Timothy Mwandi Churchwas indicted in Februaryon counts of murder, aggravated malicious wounding, malicious wounding and attempted robbery.


Man killed after opening fire at Roanoke gaming parlor, police say

Jeffrey Burnette, 27, was pronounced dead at Suga Ray’s Gaming in the 3600 block of Shenandoah Avenue Northwest, spokeswoman Caitlyn Cline said.