The ramp from Interstate 64 East to Interstate 81 North will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The ramp is located at I-64 Exit 56, and Exit 191 on I-81. The detour could be in place until 7 a.m. Thursday.
Former 6th District Congressman Caldwell Butler died early Tuesday morning at the age of 89. Butler represented western Virginia in Washington for ten years, but he is best remembered for a vote in 1974 that put the nation's interest ahead of partisan politics.
Days before Congress' summer break begins, President Barack Obama used a Wednesday morning speech in Kansas City, Mo., to lambast Republicans who are preparing to sue him rather than take action on some of his agenda items.
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.