Active 911 costs about $10 per user for a year and puts essential first responder information directly on cell phones. This cuts down on extra radio traffic and lets people better plan for emergency situations.
Virginia State Police Special Agent Mark Scarce says they are seeing more situations where people are crushing up pills and shooting them like heroin. Scarce says every day, police are responding to cases involving the abuse of prescription narcotics.
The Martinsville-Henry County SPCA is transferring over 120 animals to New York to be adopted. It's the largest animal transfer the animal shelter has ever done. Photos courtesy: North Shore Animal League America