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  1. Equipment problem blamed for lockdowns at community collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WCAV

    Virginia Western Community College officials say faulty equipment may be to blame for two lockdowns in quick succession at the school in Roanoke. The school said in a statement Monday that officials believe the lockdown was automatically triggered by a potentially faulty emergency pull station.


  2. Virginia woman pleads to charges tied to slaying in Myrtle BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WCAV

    A Virginia woman has pleaded to accessory charges in the deaths of a North Carolina couple last year in Myrtle Beach. Media outlets reported that 20-year-old Chelsi Griffin of Roanoke, Virginia, entered an Alford plea in court in Conway on Wednesday.


  3. Two children feared dead after Roanoke house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | WCAV

    The Roanoke Times reports that two other children and four adults were hospitalized after the early Saturday fire. The Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department says one of those people is in critical condition.


  4. Forest Service seeks comment on allowing pipeline surveysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WCAV

    The U.S. Forest Service is accepting comments on whether or not to issue a permit for environmental and cultural resource surveys in the George Washington National Forest. The surveys deal with both the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline, two proposed natural gas pipeline projects.


  5. Thousands Lost Power Due to Ice and Fallen TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WCAV

    Appalachian Power reports nearly 49,000 Virginia customers out of service Tuesday morning. Nearly half of those were in Roanoke and Roanoke County.


  6. Woman Indicted for DUI After Hits and Kills Pedestrian Near Virginia AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WCAV

    A woman has been indicted on a DUI charge after striking and killing a pedestrian near the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. Fifty-five-year-old Rhonda Simmons of Roanoke was indicted Friday on charges of driving under the influence and reckless involuntary manslaughter, The Roanoke Times reports.


  7. Confederate Flags in Roanoke Parade Draw ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WCAV

    The organizers of a Christmas parade in downtown Roanoke, Virginia, are having second thoughts about allowing a Southern heritage group to march in the parade with a Confederate battle flag. The Sons of Confederate Veterans carried the flag in the parade one week ago despite complaints from the local chapter of the NAACP.


  8. Speed Was Factor in Charter Bus Crash in Chesterfield CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | WCAV

    Speed is now considered a factor in a Sunday night charter bus crash in Chesterfield County that injured almost three dozen people. It was taking a ramp onto Chippenham Parkway when the driver reportedly lost control and caused the bus overturn onto its side.


  9. Drought Advisory for Roanoke River LiftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WCAV

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality says rainfall during the last 60 days eliminated precipitation deficits across most of the basin. The basin could see more above-normal rainfall during the next month.


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