| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday.
Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.
The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 1:26 PM
ELDERSBURG — Madeleine Johnson, 15, an honor roll student at Liberty High School, will compete in the Miss Maryland Teen USA pageant Oct. 29-30 at the Marriott Bethesda Conference Center.
Johnson has been a varsity cheerleader for two years, is a...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:50 AM
New Jobs are on the way to Galax.
Governor McDonnell announced Wednesday morning that Albany Industries will expand its business in Galax. The expansion will create 335 new jobs over a three-year period. Fifty to 75 people will initially be hired. ...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:09 AM
NEWS7 reporter Holly Pietrzak sat down Friday with the family of Deriek Crouse.
Crouse, a Virginia Tech Police Officer, was gunned down Thursday on campus.
"He was so precious," Crouse's mother, Bonnie Arnold said. "I don't know how we are going to live...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
This latest tragedy at Virginia Tech has left a huge hole in the family of Officer Deriek Crouse.
There are many unanswered questions about yesterday's deadly events.
Many are coming from Officer Crouse's family.
The family spoke with News7's Holly...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:00 AM
At a Heritage Foundation luncheon for activists and bloggers in July, Heritage President Ed Feulner asked, "What's up with the tea party …? We're not hearing much right now." This question, in one form or another, is cropping up with increasing...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 2:39 AM
A tractor trailer crash that snarled traffic all day on Interstate 77 has been cleared. Congestion is causing new backups, however, at the Interstate 77/Interstate 81 interchange in Wythe County.
The Virginia Department of Transportation reports that...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:20 AM
The following are the top five local weather events in 2011 as voted on by the staff of the Blacksburg National Weather Service Office. You'll notice nearly all of the events were storm related, specifically tornadoes.
1. (Tie): The April 27th-28th...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:46 AM
UPDATE 11:40 a.m. Tuesday:
The Virginia Department of Transportation is still asking drivers to remain cautious this afternoon.
VDOT is reporting icy patches on roads in Floyd, Giles, Montgomery and Pulaski counties.
In Carroll County, there is a...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:29 PM
•Versatile performer who can compete in jumps, hurdles, runs, relays
•Stood out in high jump, where he won Class 3A with leap of 6feet, 6 inches
Won Howard County and region in high jumps to complete his hat trick...