| May 17, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Saturday night's Powerball jackpot is reportedly the country's second largest jackpot in lottery history.
A surge in nationwide sales has brought the jackpot up to $600 million and that's got a lot of people in Virginia excited.
The last time the...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:01 AM
After years of planning and hardwork, Center in the Square is open to the public.
Roanoke's cultural center re-opened Saturday morning to lots of fanfare with a ribbon cutting by city and center leaders.
Center in the Square closed down while a multi-...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:38 AM
WDBJ7 is tagging along as a team of meteorology professors and students are using the Midwest as their classroom this week.
Chris Hurst is with them for the next two days. He and photojournalist Andy May met up with them late Saturday night as they were...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Fresh off last weekend's Republican convention, the party's statewide ticket is crisscrossing Virginia.
Gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli led the candidates at a stop at the Roanoke Regional Airport Monday morning. ...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:34 PM
A push is underway to change a state law that prohibits convicted felons from voting.
Virginia is one of four states where voting rights are not automatically restored for non-violent felons, after their sentence is carried out.
A group of religious...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:20 PM
It came down to luck, and Tuesday morning Al Bedrosian had luck on his side.
A tie-breaker in Roanoke County gave Bedrosian the Republican nomination for the Hollins district seat on the board of supervisors.
Bedrosian and his opponent Mike Bailey joined...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:01 AM
The second annual Diploma Campaign to support the Community College Access Program (CCAP) kicks off May 5 in area Stop-In Food Stores and Kroger locations.
CCAP is a tuition-assistance program at Virginia Western Community College that allows graduating...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Properties in Roanoke and Wytheville have been listed as two of the most endangered historical sites in Virginia.
The Compton-Bateman House was named to Preservation Virginia’s 2013 Most Endangered Historic Sites on Monday. The Compton-Bateman...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:30 PM
A body found Monday in Alleghany County is that of a missing woman. Sheriff Kevin Hall says Ashley Rodriguez's identity was confirmed through dental records.
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| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:06 PM
While many will be out enjoying St Patrick's Day Weekend festivities, the Roanoke County Police Department will be out looking for drunk and impaired drivers
There's a zero-tolerance policy in affect all weekend for drunk drivers.
Friday night, the...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Some area middle and high school students are going to college!
Students from Roanoke City and County and other area schools converged on Roanoke College Saturday for the Western Virginia Regional Science Fair.
About 100 students came up with an...