Neil MacInnis was sentenced Wednesday in Montgomery County court to 68 years in prison, with 30 years suspended. Both victims survived the attack.
A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law.
Buchanan residents were exposed to more than a million pounds of toxic air pollutants in 2012, according to an Environmental Protection Agency report.
The Red Cross is in urgent need of donors.
Virginia lawmakers are promising a top-to-bottom review of the state's mental health system with the goal of making it a model for the rest of the country.
Gardens can make your lawn look great. But research shows that kind of yard work can make you feel great, too.
Galax middle school student Sophie Haga took part in the Kids State Dinner on Friday.
Ask any coach and they will tell you it's their responsibility to do whatever they can to keep their players safe on the field. WDBJ7 New River Valley reporter Orlando Salinas has a story about…
Federal lawmakers are intervening to stop Virginia's training centers from shutting down.
Eight Virginia congressmen are asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to slow the closing of state residential centers for the disabled.
Dawn Moser wants you to know that "chics fight"
A local organization is looking for men with either a son or daughter. Total Action for Progress, or TAP, heads up Fathers First in the Roanoke Valley and now the group is trying to reach out…
For the first time in nearly 60 years, a national health survey from the CDC includes questions about sexual orientation. The agency wants to know if it influences health patterns.
Researchers say an experimental drug from the biotech company Genentech failed to slow mental decline in tests on more than 500 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
Belk is offering women free mammograms on the go in Roanoke and Lynchburg.
One Virginia program is helping qualifying low-income households cool down.
The U.S. News and World Report ranked Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital as the fourth best hospital in Virginia.
New studies show that the rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries even though the total number of cases continues to rise…
No swimming and no s'mores at this summer camp. Stethoscopes and splints are more like it at Camp Carilion Clinic.
There's a new pharmacy business in Blacksburg that says it will bring your medications to you, for free.
A medical examiner has determined that a heart rhythm problem caused the death of a teenager who collapsed after completing a half-marathon in Virginia Beach.
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The head of the bioterrorism lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.