Trooper-involved shooting on I-81 in Roanoke County causes major backups

A suspect involved in a high-speed chase was shot by a Virginia State Trooper on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County on Monday afternoon.

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Police say Lunenburg Co. toddler accidentally shoots self with handgun

Police say a toddler accidentally shot himself after finding a loaded handgun on top of a dresser.

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Virginia death row appeal focuses on 'adaptive functioning'

A Virginia death row inmate's claim that he can't be executed because he is intellectually disabled could turn on his ability to handle everyday tasks.

Rockingham Co. high school soccer player killed in crash hours before game

Police say an East Rockingham High School soccer player has been killed in a car crash, hours before he was to play in a game.

Rescue center asks for help with fawns


Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center spreads message about rescuing fawns

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.

Cove Hollow Road Search Warrant

Roanoke County police investigating animal cruelty case

Police say a search warrant was served on a house in the 7300 block of Cove Hollow Road Friday.

Victim in Fairfax rape case will testify in June

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.      

Victim in Fairfax attack to testify at pretrial hearing

A woman who was attacked in a 2005 case that authorities have linked to the death of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will testify at a pretrial hearing next month.

Another motion filed by defense in Jesse Matthew trial

Jesse Matthew scheduled for pretrial hearing in Fairfax

A Charlottesville man charged with the murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will be in court Friday for a hearing in a separate case.

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