| Dec 8, 2011
| 3:32 PM
The search for the gunman on Thursday quickly spread from the Virginia Tech campus to Radford and Salem.
The search started on Virginia Tech's campus, but hours into the investigation, police started looking elsewhere.
After receiving a tip, police shut...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Virginia State Police say the man who shot and killed a Virginia Tech Police Officer bought the .40-caliber handgun legally in January.
Police say Ross Ashley shot and killed Officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life with the same handgun....
| Jan 14, 2012
| 7:36 PM
Coming into Saturday, it was guaranteed that none of the nine Peninsula or Bay Rivers district high schools entered in the 32nd Annual Virginia Duals would earn higher than a third-place finish in the three divisions being contested.
For all but one team...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:55 PM
HAMPTON — The 32nd annual Virginia Duals got under way Friday at Hampton Coliseum, with a mix of 80 local and regional teams competing at the middle, high school and college levels.
Coupled with an atmosphere in which as many as 10 matches take...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:19 AM
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:36 PM
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck near Washington, D.C., the U.S.Geological Survey said.
The epicenter was about 40 miles northwest of Richmond and about 85 miles southwest of Washington, at a depth of about 1 kilometer, according...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home. Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York. He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
| Oct 13, 2011
Erica Etter and Joseph Tortella
Shawn and Cindy Etter, of Virginia Beach, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Etter, to Joseph Tortella, son of Frank and Carol Tortella, of Columbia.
The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Salem High...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
After his jobs bill sputtered in the Senate, President Barack Obama will use a three-day bus tour to North Carolina and Virginia this week to push lawmakers to pass every element of it in multiple bills.
On the first day of the tour Monday, the President...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Grammy-winner Bobby Jones -- the host of a popular and long-running gospel music program on cable television -- will visit Newport News next month.
Jones will be in town Sept. 8 to host The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration, which is part...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:54 PM
WEEK ONE SCORES
Alleghany 42 Covington 13
Grayson 48 Alleghany, NC 9
Altavista 51 Randolph-Henry 13
Amherst 32 Northside 6
Buckingham Co. 34 Appomattox 7
Eastern Montgomery 27 Bath Co. 21
Giles 31 ...