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WDBJ7 ReporterSue Fowler has been to hell and back. "I know how I felt as a victim, how alone, and sad, and hurt that I felt for so many years," Fowler said. She was adopted as a child. After finding her biological parents when she was 13, her dad sexually...
Local Republicans are questioning a move made by Democratic Roanoke Mayor David Bowers. He signed a letter along with hundreds of other mayors, urging Congress to pass an assault weapons ban. "I just don't think these proposals are unreasonable. I...
ReporterOn the day the president is sworn in for a second term, what was already a heated topic has now turned into a fireball of controversy: gun control. From CBS: The president’s plan includes universal background checks for gun sales; the...
ReporterThe concern over stricter gun laws and a possible ban on assault weapons is causing a mad rush at gun shows. But those in attendance aren't just there for guns, they're taking classes so they can get a conceal carry permit. The Roanoke Valley Gun...
Police are using social media to catch the man who killed Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington in 2009. Two composite sketches of the murder suspect, one with and one without facial hair, are being shown on billboards all over the east coast. The...
UPDATED Monday, 10:00pm: The mother of a murdered Virginia Tech student hopes a new sketch of the suspect will help root out the killer. The FBI released a new sketch of the man wanted for Morgan Harrington's death, over the weekend. Morgan was last...
reporter"Hi, I'm James of Metallica. Back in 2010 our band offered $50-thousand for helping catch the person who killed Morgan Harrington," so starts the PSA starring James Hetfield. Hetfield is used to being in front of millions of fans as the lead singer of...
Officials are investigating a report of a sexual assault that allegedly took place Friday at Virginia Tech. The incident apparently involved a female summer camper, who accused a male summer camper of touching her in a sexual manner against her will....
Tags: Sex Crimes
ReporterA man is behind bars after a deadly shooting in Bedford County. Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Thomas Loboschefski of Huddleston was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding and two counts of using a firearm in the...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of Casey Anthony, who is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. Judge Belvin Perry says he will read the verdict at 2:15 p.m. EDT Tuesday. The Florida jury...
Tags: Crimes, Florida, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System
Police are looking a suspect they say shot a man in Appomattox County. Authorities found Emmanuel Longhorne with three gunshot wounds near Tulip Lane around 10:30 p.m. Monday. He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital. We're still waiting for word...
A woman is hurt after shots rang out in a Roanoke neighborhood. When police got to the 1400 block of Chapman Avenue they found a woman outside who had been shot. Police were called to the scene just before 7:00 Sunday night. She was taken to Roanoke...
Tags: Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
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