Lynchburg, VA - A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for most of the area Sunday. Find out, in detail, what our weather team is thinking your area will see.
VDOT crews are doing their best to prepare for a storm because of the uncertain forecast for our area.
Blacksburg, VA – Timothy Sands has been named the new president of Virginia Tech.
Floyd Co., VA - The Floyd County Sheriff's Office is asking hunters and drivers to be on the lookout for anything out of the ordinary as they look for a missing elderly man.
Virginia State Police have launched a new crime prevention app.
Lynchburg, VA - We already have a couple of event cancellations for Sunday due to the impending ice in the forecast. This list may grow as we get more, so keep checking. If you have a cancellation, please
Lynchburg, VA - We already have a couple of event cancellations for Sunday due to the impending ice in the forecast. This list may grow as we get more, so keep checking.
Franklin County, VA – The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating what they say appears to be human remains.
Blacksburg, VA - The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors is set to announce the university's 16th president at a news conference around 1 p.m.
Vinton, VA - Christopher Douthat was last seen October 25 after a friend dropped him off at a downtown Roanoke bar.
Roanoke, VA - According to police, the burglaries happened in the 800 block of Bridge Street SW on November 22.
Roanoke, VA - Police say the man was seen leaving the area in a gold Chrysler minivan with a red scooter on the back.
Roanoke, VA - Governor Bob McDonnell is throwing his support behind Octavia Johnson in the special election for the 11th District seat.
Alleghany Co., VA - Deputies were called to Donovan Street where a neighbor found Joe Ray Rumfelt, 71, dead in his home.
Buchanan, VA - A lock from the Kanawha-James River Canal System was recently discovered. The find dates back to what was once the beginning of America's shipping highway, before the age of the railroad.
Roanoke,VA - An 18 year old Roanoke man is dead after police said he was shot late Wednesday afternoon. Roanoke Police said Tratavious Davon Oliver McDuffie was found in the 1600 block of Queen Ann Drive
Roanoke, VA - An 18 year old Roanoke man is dead -- shot late Wednesday afternoon.
Rockbridge Co., VA - State Police say Kelsey Durkin, 21, of New Canaan, Connecticut was killed in the accident. Durkin was not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Roanoke Co., VA - Just three years old, Origo attributes its success to local partners and key legislation pushed by then Governor Tim Kaine.
Rockbridge Co., VA - Students at Washington and Lee University are mourning the loss of a student who died in an early morning crash Tuesday.
Roanoke, VA - Officials in Roanoke are trying to keep the public up to date on tuberculosis concerns, following the discovery of an infected student last week.
Roanoke, VA - A Roanoke man suspected of attacking his new wife and daughter-in-law faces new charges including murder.
The man accused in the capital murder of 18 month old, VeraLee Craft, is expected to pleaded guilty to first degree murder in order to avoid the death penalty.
A woman searching for answers about her father's World War Two experiences finds more than 100 lost pictures from the Normandy campaign that will help fill in the blanks.
The investigation into a case of tuberculosis at William Fleming High School continues as 150 staff and students prepare to be tested.
Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County investigators have charged a juvenile with two counts of involuntary manslaughter after they say he wrecked a car that killed two people. That driver also faces one count
Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County investigators have charged a juvenile with two counts of involuntary manslaughter after they say he wrecked a car that killed two people.
Carroll Co., VA - State Police say a Hillsville man is dead after crashing his car this weekend in Carroll County.
Bath Co., VA - According to State Police, both Trooper G.W. Johnson, Jr. and firefighter Richard Cauthorn III were released from the hospital Saturday night.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Fire-EMS Spokesperson Tiffany Bradbury said the blaze quickly escalated to a two-alarm response.
Roanoke, VA- A man struck by a car earlier this week passed away from his injuries Friday morning.
Franklin Co., VA - A sad story this Thanksgiving, as a murder-suicide in Franklin County leaves two kids without their parents.
Roanoke, VA - According to VDOT, the accident is in the northbound lanes of I-581 and has closed two lanes.
Roanoke, VA - A Roanoke synagogue brings in a specialist to repair a century old torah in time for Hanukkah.
Roanoke, VA - On Monday, students and staff and William Fleming will be getting letters saying whether they need skin testing.
Roanoke, VA - Police say the snake was in Rebekah Lynn Bowers' coat pocket and wasn't displayed in a threatening manner.
Lynchburg, VA - Most of the snow will move through very quickly early this afternoon, followed by high winds.
Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County Police have arrested a man they say shot two people.
Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke Valley has been dealing with the rain -- not ice -- all day. And that kept most school districts on time and in class going into the Thanksgiving holiday. Roanoke, VA - Roanoke school officials have another meeting planned for next Monday to discuss a tuberculosis case. Roanoke, VA - A major magazine is making a major prediction about the future of Roanoke.
UPDATE: 12:46 p.m. Roanoke, VA – Eight people are displaced after a house fire in Roanoke Saturday night. Roanoke Fire-EMS Spokesperson Tiffany Bradbury said the fire in the 800 block of 5th Street NE
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Fire-EMS Spokesperson Tiffany Bradbury said the fire in the 800 block of 5th Street NE was called in around 8:41 p.m. Saturday and was under control by 8:55 p.m.
Vinton, VA - Vinton Police are asking you to be on the lookout for a missing person. Police say Christopher Ray Douthat was last seen on October 25th.
Roanoke, VA- The Red Cross is assisting several people after an apartment fire in Roanoke Sunday night.
Fairlawn, VA – The Long John Silver's on Lee Highway caught fire early Saturday morning, destroying the restaurant and blocking traffic.
Natural Bridge, VA - Roanoke-based Woltz & Associates says it has reached a tentative agreement with a nonprofit conservation organization to buy the privately owned Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County
Rocky Mount, VA - Matthew Scott Ferguson of Callaway was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in August to charges including unlawful disposal of septic water and property damage.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke police are investigating after a pizza delivery driver was robbed Thursday night.
Blacksburg, Va. -- Chief Flinchum told us what's behind his decision to leave the force. He started as a Virginia Tech student patrolman, and for nearly three decades served in multiple capacities in
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police have released pictures of the truck suspected of being in involved in a hit and run.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke City firefighters responding to reports of smoke coming from a hotel found what they say is a suspected portable meth lab.
Roanoke Co., VA - A new poll in the Virginia governor's race by Roanoke College has Democrat Terry McAuliffe opening up a six-point lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli, with 16% still undecided.
Roanoke Co., VA - A setback for Roanoke County prosecutors in the case of a man charged with capital murder.
Roanoke County, VA – Roanoke County Fire and Rescue along with a Roanoke County Police Officer had to rescue two people inside a burning apartment Monday.
Blacksburg, VA - Rounds of heavy showers and storms will be common into Tuesday. With the ground already saturated, flash flooding is possible for some areas.
Roanoke County, VA - Roanoke County police are on the scene of a house in the 200 block of Orlando Avenue. Police said they got a call that one person was brandishing a firearm around 1 p.m. They also
Roanoke County, VA - Roanoke County police are on the scene of a house in the 200 block of Orlando.
A Flash Flood Watch Continues Until Saturday Morning.
Heavy showers and storms are developing across the Heart of Virginia this evening. While the severe threat remains low, these storms are slow-movers that contain tropical downpours.
Salem, VA - Salem investigators say the body of a man found yesterday afternoon in a creek is that of a Salem man who had been missing since the July 4. The coroner's office officially identified Edward Clark, 54, Tuesday.
Franklin Co., VA - A Franklin County Grand Jury indicted a Hardy man Monday on 50 counts of possession of child pornography.
We asked, and you answered. We wanted to see your storm and damage pictures and you sent us hundreds!
Roanoke, VA - A portion of a new roof of the Roanoke Civic Center got flooded Thursday on purpose!
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police say they've arrested a 19-year-old wanted for murder.
Blacksburg, VA - Thomas Dingus will be honored as a Champion of Change.
Rocky Mount, VA – ABC 13 has a special report on our own web producer Jamey Singleton's recovery from a terrible accident in February. Jamey says for the first time, he can now put the pieces together.
Rocky Mount, VA – They say when life knocks you down, you can either get up, or stay down. For Jamey Singleton, the latter isn't an option.
Roanoke, VA - Around 20 people came out to downtown Roanoke Saturday for the "We Will Be Heard" Walk.
Roanoke, VA - Locally people are still very concerned about what took place in Boston. Those explosions happened more than 600 miles from Roanoke, but it was enough to cause local law enforcement to beef up security at this year's Blue Ridge Marathon.
Christiansburg, VA - School officials have now confirmed the identities of the two women wounded in Friday's shooting, in Christiansburg, at the New River Valley Community College.
Christiansburg, VA - New details are emerging after police say 18-year-old Neil Allen MacInnis opened fire injuring two women Friday afternoon, at the New River Valley Community College satellite campus in Christiansburg. That's located inside the New River Valley Mall.
Roanoke County, VA - Roanoke County Police need your help to solve an indecent exposure case.
Lexington, VA - When it comes to great small towns, you need to look no further than Lexington.
Rocky Mount, VA - South Main Street in Rocky Mount is shut down because of a water main break.
If you are planning on using I-81 in Montgomery County this week, be prepared for some night time detours.
Roanoke Co., VA – Fire officials are looking for the cause of a fire that broke out at Aramark Uniform Services in Vinton.
Pittsylvania County, VA - Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Investigators believe missing 16-year-old Daniel Moore is in Roanoke.
Roanoke, VA - For the second year in a row "HuntFest" was held at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke Department of Social Services will be closed Thursday, due to a power outage.
Roanoke, VA - Several businesses in the Grandin area of Roanoke were evacuated or asked to close after a car accident in the 2000 block of Memorial Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
Burnt Chimney, VA - Governor Bob McDonnell announced Monday the first-ever grant from the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development (AFID) Fund to Homestead Creamery, Inc. during a visit to the Franklin County company's processing facility.
Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke Police Department teamed up with the Roanoke County Police Department Saturday, in an effort to get drunk drivers off of the streets.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police say they know who robbed a Bank of American branch Monday afternoon.
Roanoke, VA- Former President Clinton to campaign for President Obama at Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke Saturday night.
Blacksburg, VA- Blacksburg Police Officers are looking for a suspect in a armed robbery.
Roanoke, VA - Most areas in the Roanoke Valley are seeing good turnouts with many precincts having lines 50 deep and an hour to wait.
Roanoke County, VA - Fatal vehicle accident claims the life of a Craig County man.
RRoanoke Co., VA - Romney gave a short speech to a very enthusiastic crowd inside of a manufacturing plant owned by Integrity Windows.
Roanoke, VA - Romney will make an appearance in Roanoke on Thursday. This will be his second appearance in the Roanoke Valley.
Roanoke, VA - A handful of senior advisors to President Obama made a stop in our area before heading down to Florida for Monday night's final presidential debate.
Blacksburg, VA - For Tim Kaine and George Allen, Thursday night marked the final showdown, their last debate, held at Virginia Tech.
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian accident that happened Monday night.
Roanoke, VA - The Obama camp was busy in our area Monday as well with three stops from President Obama's "Gotta Vote" bus tour.
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