• Woman charged in teen’s death says she, too, was bullied

    Natalie Keepers told a judge that she was bullied — just like the 13-year-old girl she is accused of plotting to kill.

  • Prosecutor: Girl texted with college man before stabbing

    Those who knew David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers are trying to reconcile the people they thought they knew with the murder charges against them.

  • Slain 13-year-old was caught between childhood, adulthood

    One of the Virginia Tech students charged in connection with the murder of a 13-year-old girl in Blacksburg is believed to have played a bigger role in the teen’s stabbing. But, police aren’t saying more about Natalie Keepers’ alleged role. Keepers of Laurel and David Eisenhauer of Columbia face charges.

  • One-day record 4.39 inches of rain falls in Blacksburg

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The city of Blacksburg has seen the most rainfall in one day since records have been kept. The National Weather Service says 4.39 inches of rain fell in Blacksburg on Tuesday.…

  • 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 ( ) 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…