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WDBJ7 ReporterSchool safety - two words you hear all the time these days. There's been a lot of attention on elementary, middle and high schools. But what’s changed on college campuses since the Virginia Tech Shootings in 2007? The U.S. Department of Education...
Assignment ManagerSenator Tim Kaine says he will vote in favor of banning certain types of assault-style weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. In an editorial published Tuesday morning in the Norfolk Virginian Pilot newspaper, Kaine says he also supports...
WDBJ7 ReporterA sign on the side of a neighborhood road states a purpose clearly. It reads: Warning; all suspicious persons and activities are immediately reported to our police department. Neighborhood Watch; we look out for each other." Neighbors on these...
Assignment ManagerVice President Joe Biden will pitch the administration's gun safety proposals in Richmond onFriday. The location and time of the event have not yet been announced. An email from the White House says Biden will be joined by Senator Tim Kaine and other...
Tags: White House, Government, Joe Biden, Politics
Nearly four dozen people -- including several locals -- have been named to a Virginia panel reviewing school policies and procedures. The panel will also review funding and resource challenges, to ensure the safety of students and educators. Gov. Bob...
More than 700 names will be engraved on a Virginia memorial honoring public safety workers killed in the line of the duty. The Virginia Public Safety Foundation announced the initial roster of 765 names Monday. The foundation says the roster of names is...
Tags: Government, Human Interest, Politics
In the wake of Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, Governor McDonnell has announced a state plan to review school safety in Virginia. The plan includes all schools and colleges across the state. According to a news release put out by...
Pittsylvania Co. delegate says lifting ban on uranium mining is not "right thing to do at this time"WDBJ7 Senior ReporterPittsylvania County Delegate Don Merricks says he is not convinced that lifting the state's moratorium on uranium mining is the right thing to do at this time. Merricks made the statement Thursday morning in Richmond during a discussion of uranium...
The state panel that Governor McDonnell appointed to study uranium mining has released its report. The Uranium Working Group didn't say whether Virginia should allow uranium mining or continue the state's 30-year moratorium, but the report could set the...
WDBJ7 Reporter/AnchorA woman killed in her own home four days before Christmas. And, Lynchburg Police still haven't named a suspect or made an arrest. People in this particular hometown want answers, many are worried about their own safety. WDBJ7 spoke to several...
WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterNow that we are in the home stretch heading toward Halloween, it's time for a safety review for all those ghosts and goblins who will be heading out trick-or-treating. Tiffany Bradbury is a Fire Prevention Specialist with Roanoke Fire-EMS. She says first...
Tags: Holidays, Government, Halloween, Politics
WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterWould your child know what to do if someone tried to attack or abduct them? It's an important question for parents to consider, especially in light of the recent abduction attempt in Roanoke County of a six-year-old boy. Roanoke city crime prevention...
Tags: Kidnapping, Parenting, Government, Politics
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