| Apr 7, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Virginia has seen a 72 percent increase in reported cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, according to the state health department.
About 30 cases have been reported in Floyd County, southwest of Roanoke, prompting a private school to...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 10:22 PM
In the span of just six weeks, social networking is changing the search for missing children. Facebook is launching an "Amber Alert" page for every state in the U.S., and some of its roots are right here in California. It used to be that highway road...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Given James Johnson’s head-coaching inexperience, many have surmised that he will include a former big whistle on his Virginia Tech basketball staff. If so, here’s a possibility:
Navy associate head coach Kurt Kanaskie.
Kanaskie has worked...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:31 AM
The Virginia Board of Health will vote on replacing the "emergency" regulations for abortion facilities in Virginia with permanent regulations today. The meeting in Richmond is open to the public. The board voted in the "emergency" regulations with...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 6:20 AM
WBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington.
But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:44 AM
DALEVILLE, Va. — It is a tough uphill hike to Tinker Cliffs.
The distinctive cliffs of light-colored sandstone stretch nearly half a mile atop Tinker Mountain at an elevation of 3,000 feet along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Two women who started their educational paths in La Cañada Flintridge, Lauren Poindexter and Elizabeth Gilliam, are in the same class at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Va. and recently participated in the “White Coat”...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:20 AM
You bought a generator during the recent power outage. The power is back on, so now what do you do with it?
"It's mainly with first-time generator owners," says Steve Wirt, a technician at Outdoor Power Equipment in Roanoke, Virginia. "If you make the...
| Feb 7, 2012
Courtney Winn Faudree and Tyler Marion Hurd
Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. Faudree, of Urbanna, Va. announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Winn Faudree, to Tyler Marion Hurd, son of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Hurd Jr., of West Friendship.
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:50 AM
A popular dating site lists Staten Island as one of the top 10 cities in which women can find a sensitive man.
Chemistry.com has released a list of the "Top 10 Cities to Find a Sensitive Man."
The list, which is based on Chemistry.com user data,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Charlottesville's Sons of Bill have been working on a new album for a long time. The rootsy rock band's last release was "One Town Away" from 2009. After a successful Kickstarter.com campaign, they're now preparing to unveil the long-awaited follow-up....