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A line of severe thunderstorms with heavy winds affected many areas of Virginia Thursday, June 13, causing downed trees and widespread power outages. As residents clean up from the storm, here are important safety tips to follow: Travel Safety - Use...
After we showed you survelliance video from the 7-Eleven shooting in Roanoke that injured six people, police have identified one of the four men they say was firing the shots. Frankie Flint is wanted on a possession of a firearm by a convicted felon...
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
WDBJ7 ReporterA group from Danville, sent to help victims after last week's tornadoes in Texas, is now on its way to Oklahoma. Tuesday volunteers with God's Pit Crew loaded trailers and packed buckets getting another crew to join the team in Moore, Oklahoma....
Assignment ManagerThe roof of a downtown Roanoke building partially collapsed during Monday afternoon's heavy rain. A Roanoke Fire EMS spokeswoman says the building on Church Avenue, near Old Fire Station Number One, was vacant. No one was inside and no one was hurt....
One person was taken to the hospital after a fire Sunday evening in Roanoke. It happened in the 2300 block of Longview Avenue. By the time firefighters made it inside the apartment, they found heavy smoke and fire in the kitchen. Two people were...
WDBJ7 ReporterNow's the time to clean up your yard without it cleaning out your wallet. Danville is cutting the cost to pick up heavy loads from your property and offering expert advice on home repairs. It's part of the city's "Make Danville Shine, Clean Up, Fix...
WDBJ7 ReporterThe proposal is relatively simple, ten dollars for a whole building. The old downtown Roanoke YMCA will take millions to fix up, but developers say if it all works, the dividends could be much greater. It's just a proposal at this point; city council...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefWe're learning new details about a police search that caught a lot of attention in Bedford County and Lynchburg. Officers spent most of Wednesday afternoon looking for two men. Little information was made public at the time for why the search was...
An improperly discarded cigarette butt was determined as the cause of a fire that left a Roanoke townhouse heavily damaged, a firefighter injured, and a portion of Hollins road closed to traffic on Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release, the...
WDBJ7 ReporterThe construction noise on Main Street in Danville is drowning out the laughter inside Simeon's Barber Shop in Danville. "Been here for 17 years," said Willbert Bennett, owner of the barber shop. Bennett says he has never lost this many customers and...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefPeople living in one Bedford County neighborhood will need to figure out a way to save their lake. The dam holding up Ivy Lake in Forest needs repair. The spillway is made of fill dirt that could wash away during heavy rain. Engineers recommend...
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