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  • 2 children recovering after falling into frozen pond in Va.

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Two children are recovering after they fell into a frozen pond in Blacksburg. Blacksburg Rescue Lt. Will Bulloss tells The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1AhAI2a ) that the ice buckled as the boy…

  • Blacksburg man charged in death of 14-month-old boy

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Blacksburg man faces a second-degree murder charge stemming from the death of a 14-month-old boy. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Curtis R. Goins initially was charged with aggravated…

  • Martinsville had highest jobless rate in November

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in November. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. That’s down from 10.1…

  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    a
    home makeover.

  • Police ID 2nd person of interest in Lyon sisters investigation

    Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

  • Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

    On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye
    Creason decided to trim back the
    azaleas in front of her family\’s Annandale home before running an errand.

    It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason.

  • Veterans networking site focuses on jobs

    After spending time serving their country, many
    veterans face difficulty finding a job and
    adjusting to normal life back at home. A new
    social networking site aims to help connect
    veterans with peers and employers.