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  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
    Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
  • 12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:24:35 GMT
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday, April 21 stat 11:46 a.m.
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday at 11:46 a.m.
  • Roanoke Mother stands up against bullying after son's suicide

    Roanoke Mother stands up against bullying after son's suicide

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:05:18 GMT
    A Roanoke County mother is standing up against bullying after her 16-year-old son committed suicide. Maxx Poff was found dead on February 20th from a gunshot wound. "Maxx was a lover. He wasn't a fighter and it just kills me to know the pain he was going through for somebody bullying him," Maxx's mother Dianna Poff says. Roanoke County Assistant Police Chief Chuck Mason says detectives heard information was being circulated through social media that suggested bullying was the mean reason fo...
    A Roanoke County mother is standing up against bullying after her 16-year-old son committed suicide. Maxx Poff was found dead on February 20th from a gunshot wound. "Maxx was a lover. He wasn't a fighter and it just kills me to know the pain he was going through for somebody bullying him," Maxx's mother Dianna Poff says. Roanoke County Assistant Police Chief Chuck Mason says detectives heard information was being circulated through social media that suggested bullying was the mean reason fo...
  • Amherst County early morning shooting

    Amherst County early morning shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:13:04 GMT
    The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened early this morning. Investigators say they got a call shortly after 5 a.m. regarding a domestic shooting on Ewers Lane in Madison Heights.
    The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened early this morning. Investigators say they got a call shortly after 5 a.m. regarding a domestic shooting on Ewers Lane in Madison Heights.
  • March Mugshots

    March Mugshots

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:49:38 GMT
    Michelle Marie Bussiere was arrested last week and charged with identity theft, forgery, theft under $500, among other charges.  (Source: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office)Michelle Marie Bussiere was arrested last week and charged with identity theft, forgery, theft under $500, among other charges. (Source: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office)
    This photo gallery features mugshots of individuals arrested in northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. 
    This photo gallery features mugshots of individuals arrested in northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. 
  • Yeardley Love's mother develops relationship violence app

    Yeardley Love's mother develops relationship violence app

    Yeardley Love's mother develops relationship violence app

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:18:57 GMT
    The mother of a slain UVA student is using technology to help victims of domestic violence, according to NBC affiliate WBAL in Baltimore.
    The mother of a slain UVA student is using technology to help victims of domestic violence, according to NBC affiliate WBAL in Baltimore.
  • 29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:32:06 GMT
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
  • Another McDonald's headed to the Roanoke Valley

    Another McDonald's headed to the Roanoke Valley

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:54:43 GMT
         The Roanoke Valley will soon have another fast food restaurant. On Tuesday, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved plans to build a new McDonald's along
    The Roanoke Valley will soon have another fast food restaurant. On Tuesday, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved plans to build a new McDonald's along the 220 corridor. The site is located near Clearbrook Elementary School. Construction on the project is expected to begin by the summer. &
  • VDOT to spend $78 million to fix Route 220 in Botetourt County

    VDOT to spend $78 million to fix Route 220 in Botetourt County

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:50:41 GMT
    The proposed project would improve Route 220 between Eagle Rock and Iron Gate in Botetourt County.
    The proposed project would improve Route 220 between Eagle Rock and Iron Gate in Botetourt County.
  • Wildfire spreading in New River Gorge

    Wildfire spreading in New River Gorge

    Wildfire spreading in New River Gorge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:50:26 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE (WVVA) - Crews are continuing to battle a wildfire in that is spreading in the New River Gorge.National Park Service officials said Tuesday morning that the fire had now burned 130 acres.Crews were working Tuesday to build a fire line to stop the fire's spread. The forecast for increased cloud cover and higher relative humidity will aid in firefighting efforts, according to a news release from Park Ranger Leah Perkowski-Sisk.In addition to NPS staff, crews from the Mount Hope Fir...
    FAYETTEVILLE (WVVA) - Crews are continuing to battle a wildfire in that is spreading in the New River Gorge.National Park Service officials said Tuesday morning that the fire had now burned 130 acres.Crews were working Tuesday to build a fire line to stop the fire's spread. The forecast for increased cloud cover and higher relative humidity will aid in firefighting efforts, according to a news release from Park Ranger Leah Perkowski-Sisk.In addition to NPS staff, crews from the Mount Hope Fir...
  • Signs of Change at Smith Mountain Lake

    Signs of Change at Smith Mountain Lake

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:56:03 GMT
    Willard Companies welcomes Warren Buffett's brand to Smith Mountain Lake. Wednesday Prudential Waterfront Properties officially becomes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate.
    Willard Companies welcomes Warren Buffett's brand to Smith Mountain Lake. Wednesday Prudential Waterfront Properties officially becomes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate. "The fact that Warren Buffett is now in the home services and the real estate market with his expertise in his research that's telling me that the real estate homemarket is getting
  • Hazmat drill important for southwest Virginia

    Hazmat drill important for southwest Virginia

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:53:58 GMT
    A hazmat training drill is going on today and tomorrow in Rockbridge County. Emergency crews from around the area, the Virginia Department of emergency management, hospitals, the EPA and more agencies
    A hazmat training drill is going on today and tomorrow in Rockbridge County.
  • UPDATE: Man found dead on Appalachian Trail in Bedford County identified

    UPDATE: Man found dead on Appalachian Trail in Bedford County identified

    UPDATE: Man found dead on Appalachian Trail in Bedford County identified

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:35:13 GMT
    The man's body was found Monday morning at the Matts Creek Shelter.
    The man's body was found Monday morning at the Matts Creek Shelter.
  • Techpad partners with town of Blacksburg for faster Internet

    Techpad partners with town of Blacksburg for faster Internet

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:11:50 GMT
    BLACKSBURG - Techpad has officially entered into a contract with the town of Blacksburg to use a portion of the town's fiber optic cable network. Techpad workers say this will cut upload and download speeds from hours to seconds.The contract is part of a pilot program in Blacksburg to attract businesses and technology to the downtown area.The new Brownstone building in downtown Blacksburg, which is still under construction, will also provide its residential and commercial occupants with acces...
    BLACKSBURG - Techpad has officially entered into a contract with the town of Blacksburg to use a portion of the town's fiber optic cable network. Techpad workers say this will cut upload and download speeds from hours to seconds.The contract is part of a pilot program in Blacksburg to attract businesses and technology to the downtown area.The new Brownstone building in downtown Blacksburg, which is still under construction, will also provide its residential and commercial occupants with acces...
  • Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:50:58 GMT
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
  • Local officials to participate in HAZMAT drill in Rockbridge County

    Local officials to participate in HAZMAT drill in Rockbridge County

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:36:53 GMT
    More than 80 safety officials from our area will take part in full-scale a hazardous material drill today in Rockbridge County. The Roanoke Valley's Regional HAZMAT team, Rockbridge County Emergency Responders, and local hospital officials are a few of the many that will be in attendance. This type of drill is very important for our area. Numerous tractor trailers travel on I-81 each day and some carry dangerous chemicals. With accidents happening on the interstate multiple times each mo...
    More than 80 safety officials from our area will take part in full-scale a hazardous material drill today in Rockbridge County. The Roanoke Valley's Regional HAZMAT team, Rockbridge County Emergency Responders, and local hospital officials are a few of the many that will be in attendance. This type of drill is very important for our area. Numerous tractor trailers travel on I-81 each day and some carry dangerous chemicals. With accidents happening on the interstate multiple times each mo...
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  • Mom bites off dog's ear to save daughter during attack

    Mom bites off dog's ear to save daughter during attack

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:49:19 GMT
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    In a backyard in Alvin, swings a very lucky girl. Her name is Mackenzi Plass, or Kenzi for short, and she survived a dog attack and has undergone several surgeries."She'll be two and a half in May," said her very proud mother Chelsi Camp. "She's doing great. You wouldn't know it if you couldn't see."Mackenzi has scars on her face after the ordeal just weeks ago that put her mother's animal instincts to the test."You do whatever you can," said Camp. "I don't have physical strength at my side."...
    In a backyard in Alvin, swings a very lucky girl. Her name is Mackenzi Plass, or Kenzi for short, and she survived a dog attack and has undergone several surgeries."She'll be two and a half in May," said her very proud mother Chelsi Camp. "She's doing great. You wouldn't know it if you couldn't see."Mackenzi has scars on her face after the ordeal just weeks ago that put her mother's animal instincts to the test."You do whatever you can," said Camp. "I don't have physical strength at my side."...
  • Mom wins lawsuit against TSA after breast milk screening problems

    Mom wins lawsuit against TSA after breast milk screening problems

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:40:54 GMT
    A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey
    A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey
  • Owner of Raleigh 'Party Mansion' guilty of tax evasion

    Owner of Raleigh 'Party Mansion' guilty of tax evasion

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:07:04 GMT
    Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
    Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
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