- Hometown mourners celebrate life of slain TV cameraman Updated: Aug-31-15 7:04 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted well over 1,000 mourners at a hometown reception.
- The Latest: Body of slain cameraman dressed in school colors Updated: Aug-31-15 6:03 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The latest on Salem High School opening its doors to the community to commemorate the life of alumnus Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on live TV last week (all times local):
- Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman Updated: Aug-30-15 11:37 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week.
- Former 'Simpsons' producer to return to Roanoke College Updated: Aug-30-15 9:59 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Roanoke College is getting animated.
- On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time Updated: Aug-29-15 7:26 pm
The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts.
- 2 slain TV station workers honored at Va. high school games Updated: Aug-29-15 1:22 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Two slain employees of a Roanoke TV station have been honored during the opening weekend of high school football games.
- Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict Updated: Aug-28-15 8:32 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or mental health professionals.
- TV shooting survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire Updated: Aug-28-15 7:30 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her.
- After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control Updated: Aug-28-15 6:30 pm
COLLINSVILLE, Virginia - Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly mentioned the issue as he eulogized Alison. By Friday, he was pledging a full-scale fight for tougher gun laws on national TV.
- The Latest: Survivor expresses condolences for TV workers Updated: Aug-28-15 1:36 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):
- Roanoke College to welcome more than 500 new students Updated: Aug-28-15 3:02 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Saturday is move-in day and the start of orientation for more than 500 new students at Roanoke College.
- Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings Updated: Aug-27-15 5:59 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry on.
- Slain TV reporter, cameraman were eager young journalists Updated: Aug-27-15 4:54 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Alison Parker seemed destined for the anchor chair. Adam Ward was upbeat, the kind of cameraman everyone wanted to work with in the wee hours of the morning.
- Anchor's shock at live TV slayings shifts to poise, strength Updated: Aug-27-15 4:32 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of shock on the face of WDBJ-TV anchor Kim McBroom was seen worldwide after her two co-workers were fatally shot on live television. But as her grieving newsroom went back to work, and she showed poise and strength Thursday as the on-camera leader of a team that refused to give in.
- Former broadcaster in TV shooting was a volatile, angry man Updated: Aug-27-15 4:38 am
Even after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after a volatile career that had seen him fired at least twice for clashing with co-workers who recall him as an off-kilter loner, this would be the former broadcaster's last, brutal sign-off.
- TV station balances grief, journalism after on-air shooting Updated: Aug-26-15 10:59 pm
Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air.
- In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM' Updated: Aug-26-15 9:00 pm
Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving memories of an "off-kilter" loner easily angered by office humor.
- Virginia shooter fired from TV station for performance Updated: Aug-26-15 6:38 pm
HONOLULU - The former news director of a Virginia television station said Wednesday the former employee who shot a reporter and cameraman on live television was fired largely for performance issues.
- Details on WDBJ, 2 slain journalists Updated: Aug-26-15 2:50 pm
A few details on WDBJ and the two TV journalists who were slain Wednesday morning as they reported a news story:
- Roanoke man sentenced for stealing disability benefits Updated: Aug-25-15 2:58 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A former Roanoke restaurant owner has been sentenced to one year and two months in federal prison for stealing disability benefits from the Railroad Retirement Board.
- Franklin County man pleads guilty to human trafficking Updated: Aug-19-15 3:32 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A Franklin County man who forced a woman to engage in prostitution has pleaded guilty to human trafficking.
- Roanoke man sentenced in plot to kill estranged wife Updated: Aug-18-15 12:56 pm
BEDFORD, Virginia - A Roanoke man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of trying to arrange the killing of his estranged wife.
- Roanoke council grants access for broadband network cable Updated: Aug-18-15 7:16 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Roanoke's City Council has approved the installation of fiber-optic cable for a high-speed Internet network.
- Roanoke man sentenced to 2 years in prison for child neglect Updated: Aug-18-15 4:02 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A Roanoke man who crashed his van while carrying two children has been sentenced to two years in prison.
- Appalachian Power seeks lower fuel factor for Va. customers Updated: Aug-15-15 11:52 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Appalachian Power is seeking regulatory approval to reduce the fuel factor for its Virginia customers.