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  • UPDATED: A hazmat situation causes evacuations and closes several roads in Roanoke

    UPDATED: A hazmat situation causes evacuations and closes several roads in Roanoke
    All traffic has reopened in near Shaffers Crossing. That's in the Northwest part of the Roanoke. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- UPDATED: 2:50p.m. According to a Norfolk...
  • FreightCar America to hire 200 in Roanoke

    FreightCar America to hire 200 in Roanoke
    FreightCar America will build 1,500 rail cars in Roanoke, thanks to a big order from Norfolk Southern. Governor Bob McDonnell and representatives from both companies made the announcement Monday morning in Richmond. Norfolk Southern is resuming a...
  • UPDATED: Two teens struck and killed by a train in Montgomery County

    UPDATED: Two teens struck and killed by a train in Montgomery County
    A community is grieving after two teens were killed by a train Sunday night in Elliston. The boys went to East Montgomery High School, where a dozen grief counselors were on hand Monday. The principal tells News7 Grayson Hoops and Steven Robertson...
  • Community reacts after two-teens hit and killed by a train

    Community reacts after two-teens hit and killed by a train
    Ashley Bailey and Megan Lucas are remembering their friends and classmates - Grayson Hoops and Steven Robertson. "As soon as we walked into school this morning you could feel tension, it was like quiet," says Megan.  "Everyone was upset, everyone,"...
  • Better days are ahead for Hampton Roads' economy, ODU economists say

    Better days are ahead for Hampton Roads' economy, ODU economists say
    Look for growth in jobs, retail sales and hotel room revenue and a decline in foreclosures in Hampton Roads in 2011, Old Dominion University economists said Wednesday. But there's still a ways to go before the region and the nation regain all the jobs...
  • Teens have close call with train in LaPorte

    Teens have close call with train in LaPorte
    Don Hawkins is upset yet grateful his teenage daughter and her two friends made it out of a car just moments before a train barreled into it. Early Wednesday morning, his 16-year-old daughter found herself between crossing arms as a Norfolk Southern...
  • Tight budgets forcing cultural organizations to get creative when it comes to funding

    Tight budgets forcing cultural organizations to get creative when it comes to funding
    Center in the Square is nestled on the Roanoke market.. Inside, several arts and educational organizations call it home. "We are very excited to be the "enabler" for the arts organizations, so they can produce the programming they do for the Valley,"...
  • More power to Michigan rail

    We hope cash-strapped Michigan finds the necessary match to capture federal money for improving the train route between Detroit and Chicago. The Michigan Department of Transportation sees the move toward high-speed rail in the corridor as key to...
  • 37-year-old woman killed by train

    LaPORTE — A 37-year-old woman was hit and killed by a train Thursday morning. According to a LaPorte Police Department news release, a witness about 200 yards away saw Cherie A. Cavinder walking alone next to the railroad, walk out on the tracks...
  • Diesel Fuel Spills into Susquehanna River in Cumberland County

    Diesel Fuel Spills into Susquehanna River in Cumberland County
    Diesel fuel is leaking into the Susquehanna River in Cumberland County. The spill originated on the property of Norfolk Southern Railroad in West Fairview Township. The fuel has spread 18 miles down the shore, hugging the shoreline. Respresentatives...
  • South Bend site of 'manhole murders' razed

    South Bend site of 'manhole murders' razed
    SOUTH BEND -- The abandoned building where four homeless men were murdered before being dumped into manholes has been demolished to make way for future development. The city knocked down the former Environmental Services building at 604 S. Scott St....