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'It was the last time I saw my son alive'

Bill Richard knew his son wasn't going to make it. But the father of three told his wife he couldn't stay by 8-year-old Martin's side.

The boy's body was torn apart by an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. His skin had changed col...

Harrison Ford plane crash


Reports: Harrison Ford hurt in plane crash

Actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured Thursday after crash-landing a small plane on a golf course in California, Variety and NBC News reported.

Los Angeles Fire Department Assistant Chief Patrick Butler, who wouldn't name the patient, said the pil...

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UPDATE: Route 311 in Roanoke Co. could be impacted for several more hours

Both directions of Route 311 are blocked south of Bradshaw Road in the Catawba area.


Jobs Day circus is back

It's the circus that comes to town once a month: Jobs Day.

On the first Friday of each month, the Labor Department releases its jobs report detailing the unemployment rate and other economic data.

As soon as that report is released at 8:30 a.m., pund...

Drivers stuck in snow Kentucky

Mandi Witek

Drivers in Kentucky on move again after hours stuck

Patrick and Sue Ellen Kilgallon knew the storm was coming. They tried to get out of northern Kentucky on Wednesday night. Instead, they got stuck in the snow on Interstate 65.

The Florida couple and their two dogs were still there Thursday morning, m...


Clear for landing? Testing runway readiness

A Delta airplane had a close call Thursday, skidding off a snowy runway and stopping within feet of icy waters.

Any accident raises questions, and the National Transportation Safety Board is sending people to New York's LaGuardia Airport to investigat...


Artifacts recovered from Civil War ironclad

Life on a Civil War ship in the Deep South was no pleasure cruise. Heat, humidity, the rigors of military life and bouts of boredom could frustrate a fella.

So it may be no surprise that among the first artifacts to be brought up from the wreck of the...


Wreck shuts down portion of Interstate 81 North in Montgomery County

An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a vehicle has both lanes of Interstate 81 North at mile marker 118 blocked in Montgomery County.

6 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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