A man in the Dominican Republic has reached the final leg of his journey to walk again. Viewers may remember Jose Encarnacion. For the past four years, he's been using a homemade prosthesis made out of some Velcro and a piece of wood to get around town, but that's not the case anymore.
According to state police, Jamie Turner was driving a pickup truck south on Oak Level Road when the truck crossed the center line and hit a 2003 GMC Yukon. Turner’s truck then hit an embankment and flipped.
A bill aimed at reporting sexual assaults on college campuses will become a law in Virginia and it has some local ties. Gil Harrington has been lobbying for House Bill 1785 for about five years now. The bill was introduced by Delegate Jimmie Massie of Henrico County.
Pastor Bryan Ratcliff doesn't consider himself a professional cyclist, but he's learned a few tricks through his training. He plans to ride his bike from California to Florida in 30 days spreading his church's message along the way.
Angela Rader and Tammy Akers went missing from a Roanoke neighborhood in 1977 after being dropped off at school. Now 38 years later after no trace of either girl, Rader's family is still asking a lot of the same questions.
The Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center in Roanoke County is seeing a large number of fawns coming into the facility. Problem is, some are coming in for the wrong reasons. June is considered fawn season, but executive director Sabrina Garvin said they’ve been getting them since the end of April.
Farmers in the Midwest are being forced to kill millions of laying hens because of avian flu. Word of the spreading disease has some major retailers looking for other supplier, but when it comes to local farmers, they have very few concerns.
WDBJ 7 has new details into Jesse Matthew's upcoming trial in Fairfax. The woman he is accused of raping nearly ten years ago will testify. A judge denied the defense's motion to not allow her to take the stand Friday afternoon.