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Several Southwest Virginia small business owners sue Billionaire Jim Justice saying he owes them moneySmall-business owners in the coalfields of Appalachia are complaining about debts owed to them by a West Virginia billionaire who owns dozens of mines. Some of the businesses have filed lawsuits against Jim Justice claiming they performed work for the...
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A Buena Vista man has been charged with killing his mother-in-law and attacking his wife Thursday. The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday on Glasgow Avenue in Buena Vista. Michael J. O’Hare has been charged with first-degree murder for...
Outside the court house, former Virginia State Police Sergeant Matthew Brannock said he is satisfied with the ruling handed down to Jonathan Agee on Wednesday. Agee was sentenced to serve three life sentences in prison for killing his ex-wife, and...
Two lawsuits stemming from a 2010 wreck that killed two Rocky Mount volunteer firefighters have been settled. One lawsuit was filed by Teri Anne Valentine against the estate of Fire Chief Posey Dillon. Dillon's estate filed the other lawsuit against...
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Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the...
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There are some interesting results from a new Roanoke College poll. It asked respondents about important social issues nationally, and polled people across Virginia. On immigration reform, when offered a choice of how to deal with immigrants in the U....
In what could be a major break in the Boston Marathon case, investigators are on the hunt for a man seen in a department store surveillance video dropping off a bag at the site of the bombings, a local politician said Wednesday. Separately, a law...
Neil MacInnis, the teenager accused of opening fire Friday at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg, was taken into custody with a 12-gauge shotgun that he legally purchased two days before the shooting, investigators say. MacInnis wounded two...
Connecticut lawmakers gave final approval early Thursday to a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown that one lawmaker...
Morgan Harrington’s family has amended its lawsuit against a company that provided security at a Charlottesville concert where she disappeared in October 2009. Harrington, who was from Roanoke County and attended Virginia Tech, was found dead in...
Roanoke Commonwealth’s Attorney Don Caldwell will not pursue criminal charges relating to the treatment of a pit bull held at the Regional Center for Animal Control and Protection. Caldwell had the Roanoke Police Department investigate the...
WDBJ7 ReporterA new Roanoke College poll sheds light on how people in Virginia feel about guns. Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson conducted the poll. he's no stranger to polling, but says it's been a while since he's asked about guns, and despite recent events,...
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