UPDATE: Route 116 reopens in Windy Gap

UPDATE: Route 116 reopens in Windy Gap
UPDATE: Roanoke County Police say the road has re-opened. Previously: It has happened again on Jae Valley Road – State Route 116 – in the ...
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UPDATE: Searchers find missing 6-year-old boy

UPDATE: Searchers find missing 6-year-old boy
UPDATE from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office: The missing 6 year old boy has be located by a search team. He appears to in shape ...
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17 arrested for Radford hazing, 15 of them RU students

17 arrested for Radford hazing, 15 of them RU students
17 people now face charges for a hazing incident in Radford this fall, one in which police say a student was burned and forced to ...
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New Horizons offering help with ACA enrollment

New Horizons offering help with ACA enrollment
With the enrollment deadline for health care plans under the Affordable Care Act moved up to December 15 - it had been January 31 in ...
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VMT receives donation from Volvo Trucks North America

VMT receives donation from Volvo Trucks North America
The newest exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Transportation rolled into Roanoke this morning - courtesy of Volvo Trucks North America. WFIR's Gene Marrano has ...
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Live Nativity experience debuts tomorrow at New Covenant Christian Church

Live Nativity experience debuts tomorrow at New Covenant Christian Church
You might be familiar with other live nativity scenes -- such as the one at Penn Forest Christian Church -- but this is the first ...
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Bob Goodlatte live: Tax reform, Justice Dept. bias claims & more

Bob Goodlatte live: Tax reform, Justice Dept. bias claims & more
Congressman Bob Goodlatte spoke live this morning on WFIR amidst a busy time for Congress, one in which Goodlatte has played a prominent national role ...
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Volvo Trucks makes donations to Museum of Transportation for partnership

Volvo Trucks makes donations to Museum of Transportation for partnership
From Press Release: The Virginia Museum of Transportation formally takes possession of donated items for its collection Thursday, December 14, from Volvo Trucks’ New River ...
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Goodlatte: Justice Dept. probe into Trump is biased

Goodlatte: Justice Dept. probe into Trump is biased
Roanoke Congressman Bob Goodlatte took the lead yesterday as Republicans publicly questioned the integrity of the Justice Department -- and Democrats say it's just an ...
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Botetourt Y launches Christmas capital campaign

Botetourt Y launches Christmas capital campaign
The YMCA is hoping that donations from local residents for the Botetourt Y now under construction will foster more ownership - and close a funding ...
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Two face multiple drug counts after traffic stop

Two face multiple drug counts after traffic stop
The Botetourt County Sheriff’s office says a traffic stop in Daleville led to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana and methamphetamines. It happened ...
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Dawgs head coach Sam Ftorek on team’s play, releasing starting goalte...

Dawgs head coach Sam Ftorek on team's play, releasing starting goaltender
He was an original Roanoke Rail Yard Dawg and a face of the franchise - but a few days ago starting goaltender Ryan DeMelo was ...
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Goodlatte: new text messages prove Trump investigators’ bias

Goodlatte: new text messages prove Trump investigators' bias
Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte took national center stage today as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee as he and other committee members questioned Deputy Attorney ...
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Photo: Police seek armed bank robber

Photo: Police seek armed bank robber
Roanoke City Police hope a bank surveillance photo will help them find the man who robbed the Wells Fargo branch on Hershberger Road near Williamson ...
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Man charged with shoplifting that became armed robbery

Man charged with shoplifting that became armed robbery
A Roanoke man is charged with a supermarket shoplifting incident that police say turned into an armed robbery when the suspect pulled out a gun ...
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Valley Life magazine reveals cover for 2018

Valley Life magazine reveals cover for 2018
Last night the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber revealed their choice for the "cover shot" on the 2018 edition of ...
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Hunter says harassment charges trumped up to create a story

Hunter says harassment charges trumped up to create a story
There was no shortage of media coverage yesterday when the trial for Peacemakers founder Shawn Hunter was delayed and two new misdemeanor charges regarding a ...
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What tomorrow’s FCC vote on net neutrality means for Roanoke Valley

What tomorrow's FCC vote on net neutrality means for Roanoke Valley
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote tomorrow on whether to roll back net neutrality regulations. WFIR's Lillian Boyd spoke to Roanoke Valley Broadband ...
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Region’s second “diverging diamond” debuts at Virginia Te...

Region's second "diverging diamond" debuts at Virginia Tech
If you take Southgate drive off U.S. 460 to access the Virginia Tech campus - perhaps for a football game - there's a big change ...
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Va. Dems, GOP blame each other of CHIP gamesmanship

Va. Dems, GOP blame each other of CHIP gamesmanship
Lawmakers from both parties accuse the other of playing gamesmanship with "CHIP", the Children's Health Initiative Program, as Congress has yet to reauthorize its funding ...
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