| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A Virginia Department of Transportation spokesperson says there is “extreme” congestion on parts of Interstate 81 North.
Jamie Smith of VDOT says the “extreme” congestion is on I-81 North between mile markers 118 and 122. Mile...
| Feb 23, 2013
Hollywood considered Matt Mattox one of the best dancers in the country when he was cast to dizzying effect in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," the 1954 Oscar-winning film celebrated for its imaginative and masterful dance moves.
Billed as one of...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
They cost only a few dollars but could save you and your family if your home catches fire. Several recent fires in the Roanoke area could have been put out much faster if the homes had smoke detectors. The Roanoke Fire Department handed out free smoke...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Virginia Western Community College has been voted as the safest college in Virginia, and one of the safest colleges in the country.
The voting, compiled by StateUniversity.com, was based incidents of campus crime reported by safety officials....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Last week, I appeared at a "Savage Love Live" event at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. Questions are submitted on index cards at SLL events, which allows questioners to remain anonymous and forces them to be succinct. The crowd at Radford was...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Virginia Tech shooting: The investigation into the Virginia Tech shooting stops short of labeling the murder-suicide "random."...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Authorities Friday identified the gunman in the murder-suicide on the campus of Virginia Tech as 22-year-old Ross Truett Ashley, a student at a nearby college....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:37 PM
In the aftermath of the latest Virginia Tech shootings, police try to re-create the gunman's final days. Virginia Tech students, meanwhile, try to recover their peace of mind....
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Virginia Tech shooting: The gunman who killed a campus police officer before taking his own life did so with a legally purchased handgun. A motive in the Virginia Tech shooting is still unclear....
| May 21, 2010
| 9:15 AM
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As WDBJ7's Lynchburg Bureau Chief, Tim Saunders is covering an area he knows well. Tim is a native of Bedford County, where most of his family has lived for generations.
Prior to joining WDBJ7 in July 2006, Tim spent...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 4:58 AM
A glance at the Virginia High School League record upon the urging of a fan reveals that the state high school record for pitching victories is 38. If someone has won more in the state over four years than Doug Bates' 38 for J.J. Kelly from 1980-83 -...