Kavon Taylor


UPDATE: Three people now in custody after Orange Ave. shooting

Roanoke Police say Kavon Taylor was taken into custody at 5:30 Wednesday evening.


Man killed in Bedford County officer-involved shooting; husband of break-in victim talks about incident

The incident began Tuesday night when the suspect allegedly broke into a Moneta home and held a woman at gunpoint while she was home alone showering. The incident ended after a deputy shot the suspect following a vehicle chase, according to the Bedford County Sheriff's Office.


Salem church wants parents to have more than prayer to protect their children

You work to keep your kids safe, but a predator could already be in your home.
That's why a Salem church is sponsoring an Internet and cell phone safety class called, "Internet Strong."


Ewing faces more serious charge in murder of Virginia Tech student

On July 22 a grand jury indicted Ewing for first-degree murder  – a charge that carries a sentence of 20 years to life in prison. She is also charged with transporting or concealing a dead body, which carries a sentence of up to five years in prison.

Trial turns to trips for former Virginia first family

The former assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife is testifying for the prosecution.

Kevin Marhsall

Drowning victim had a past and a future says family

On Tuesday, WDBJ7 met Chasity Marshall in her Pulaski home. Last week Kelly Marshall, her husband of nearly seven years, drowned while fishing at Radford's Bissett Park. Chasity said she remembered the moment.

Roanoke County Salem Jail

Search warrants show accused shooter at Friendship Retirement Community might have been intoxicated

WDBJ 7 is learning new details about the man accused of shooting inside of a Roanoke retirement community. According to search warrants obtained by WDBJ 7, Dennis Wright may have been intoxicated.


Martinsville mother charged in death of her daughter

In November, police found Dominique Martin's two daughters, ages five and two, in a home on Dunlap Street in Martinsville.


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